Below are some of the most common questions asked about our services. Simply click on the link of the question to go to the answer section below or scroll down:
We generally will set up prior to your social hours and stay right up until dancing begins. We always have the DJ announce a last call for photography prior to tearing down. Stays beyond this time can be accommodated if requested in advance. For larger events we have stayed until we have accommodated all wanting our services. We will not close down if we have patrons still requesting portrait sessions.
We take cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover
Yes, all payments are due at time of service. In some cases we have photographed clients who promised to pay after they go to their car to retrieve their payment. If payment is never received the images will not be printed.
Yes, if you pay a $10.00 portrait fee you can take advantage of ordering after the event online. Orders are all a-la-cart, and are higher that the at the event discounted pricing.
No. We have looked into onsite printing and found the quality and longevity of the image to be poor. In addition, the logistics and staffing requirements would cause the cost of packages to increase. All our images are produced at a professional lab on photo archive papers.
Yes, our images are printed at one of our three professional labs, Millers professional imaging, H&H Color lab, Pounds Color lab. They are not produced at Wal-Mart’s.
We will deliver or mail all images within two weeks of your event. Images can be distributed by the unit point of contact or mailed directly to you for a fee.
At this time there is no option to purchase image files. We do sell them for commercial use in marketing, mass media and web, but it is at a commercial rate which is much higher than your image cost here. We would entertain a commercial purchase after the fact.
No, all images must be purchased from WB Photography who owns the copyright to the images. Reproduction or scanning of images is a violation of federal copyright law and is subject t a fine of $250,000.00.
Copyright is the right of ownership granted to the creator of a work, which may include, art, photos, music, books, sculptures, and other creative outlets. The use of or reproduction of without the explicit permission of the creator is illegal.
Yes, we preview all the images taken immediately after they are taken. You have the option to select the image you want printed or have the photographer select an image for you .
Yes, we allow limited retakes of three more images to make sure clients are satisfied with their pose or in cases of closed eyes, crooked ties, or other undesirable issues in the image.
No, each package contains only one image set. You can purchase additional images packages or add on images of a different pose.
No, for medium to large units there is not charge. The only exception is for low volume events, less than 75, in these cases we may charge a small coverage fee if the minimum number of packages purchases are not meant. That amount is currently 40 packages.
We maintain a minimum purchase level to make sure our cost are covered for the event. Because we usually do not charge to be at your event.
Yes, we provide a complete copy of your order form at time of payment.
Yes, we can perform lite retouching on one face in the image.
Images are generally delivered to the unit point of contact who will then distribute them. The second option is to have your image mailed.
Yes. There is a fee for shipping and handling with minor restrictions to mail your images. Mailing is specified on the order form at time of payment.
We arrange our images in sets; the sets are matched to a specific floor group. Generally we would ask the unit to select between 8-12 images from our sets.
Yes, we ask our clients to pick between 1-3 backgrounds. They then select which image they want for their package.
We use a digital background system that merges the background with the image using a special screen immediately behind the patron. The system is very unique and requires a high level of skill and training to use it effectively. This system represents a significant investment in producing one of a kind image for your guest.
No, unlike green screens, there is not cutting and pasting of the couple on the background. The background is captures at the same time the couple is photographed. Thus it is exactly like having a older style traditional background behind you, but with the flexibility to change to others when desired for any other photos. Thus a background change requires the couple to be photographed again on the new background.
Yes, I am a fully Certified Professional Photographer with the Professional Photographers of America. This means I have proven I have the technical competence, skill and experience to produce professional quality artistic photography. It requires extensive testing and review of my image collections by an approving board. In addition re-certification is required on a regular base to make sure I maintain and improve my skills and knowledge.
WB Photography has been photographing Balls, proms and other events since 1997. We boost more than 380 events to date.
We have photographer proms, special balls, Army and Marine Corps, Brigade and Division level events. For larger events, if large numbers above 1000 are expected we have utilized multiple camera areas.
Yes, we use only the best in Nikon photographic equipment and lenses.
Yes, images can be ordered by contacting us. Image cost will be higher because it is an after the event order. In the near future we will be able to fill follow-up orders directly online.
We ask all patrons to sigh a limited release that allows us to post your images on our website, use them in brochures and advertisement, or use your images in print judging and competition.
We will keep images archived for a limited period of time, up to 5 years.
Yes, your options are full length, ¾, ½, and head and shoulders. Please specify this at the time of your photography.
Our background width limits us to small group shots of no more than two rows and no wider than 5 people standing close at a 45 degree angle. Large shots can be done, but will not be on the background and thus will require prior coordination.
We are locally owned and operated in Junction City, KS.
Yes, we pay sales taxes in the State of Kansas and have a federal tax ID.
Yes, if coordinated in advance, there are cases when we have created special backgrounds for unit events. We can do this because of our special background system.
Yes, if the unit request special titling, it can be overlaid on images of 8x10 in size. We do however give patrons the right to ask for no titling. In most cases units only ask for titling for special events.
Yes, we have made such arrangements in the past and negotiated a better rate due to the large number of images to be purchased.