Our ability to work well with dancers of all ages along with top notch customer service, high quality images, and efficiency has made us one of the most sought after dance photographers in Texas. If you’re needing a photographer for your spring portraits Aaron and his team have the expertise and skill to make the life of the studio director and parents hassle free, while capturing those precious memories.
INSTANT VIEWING STATIONS
We have 6-10 stations (computers) that allow parents to view there images directly after there pictures are taken. This allows parents to know exactly how there images will look before they leave. Parents are able to retake there images if not satisfied.
- NO fees to the dance studio
- NO session fees to the parents
- Instant viewing stations- images are viewed right after portrait session
- Multiple poses photographed
- Digital image and print options
- 15 years experience specializing in dance photography
- Orders shipped directly to parents within 3 weeks
- Million dollar liability insurance policy
- Background checks on all employees
- Hassle free for the dance studio
Studios who trust us
-Joys School of Dance
-Shirley McPhail School of Dance
-Dorothy Keck Dancers
-San Marcos Dance
-Dette & Co Dancers
-West Austin Dance
-Lisa’s Dance Connection
-Dance Austin Studio
-Dance by Design
-School of Dance at the J
-DFW Dance Force
-Devotion in Motion
-Main Stage Dance
Below are sample images and poses. We photograph all dancers with one grey/blue backdrop. This color backdrop works well with light and dark outfits and provides consistency year after year. We photograph anywhere from 4-7 poses per outfit, to give parents options.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Having the proper dance pose is important when photographing dance portraits. We help pose all dancers accordingly to the genre, age level, and experience. We also give the dancers the option to choose there favorite pose(s) in order to give them a more custom experience. We photograph anywhere from 4-7 poses per outfit, which gives variety when choosing for purchase.
If you are interested in our services we ask that you contact us as soon as possible to go over any questions you have.
Normally we start scheduling in September and finalize all our dates in January. We book up fast and dates are sometimes limited.
After a date is finalized we mail the dance studio an information poster they can hang up in there lobby, information flyers, facebook graphics, and a e-mail template. All this is to help communicate with the parents about the portrait date and information explaining our services.
Dance portraits are either photographed at your dance studio, on a specific day, or at your dress rehearsal. Due to limited availability portraits taken at dress rehearsal may be limited
All orders must be placed on portrait day. Parents will be able to view all your images right after there child’s portraits are taken, instantly on our viewing stations. We do not offer online ordering and if a parent is not able to order the same day they can contact us for other arrangements.
We do NOT charge a session fee. Because of this, all orders must be placed on portraits day.
You can find pricing information on the bottom of the home page under pricing information. This gives an overview of the options we have for parents. Prints start off at $25 and digital images start at $35. We do not offer a memory mate option (individual portrait and group combined on an 8×10 print with design, as what you would see for little league or school portraits) There is no fee to take pictures, no minimum purchases and parents can order as little or as much as they want.
We recommend dancers choose there favorite 2 outfits to be photographed in. We do not limit the amount of outfits photographed.
The times and date set for your dance studio portraits are the only available portrait days. Parents can contact us to see if we will be photographing another studio in your area that they can attend. We do offer parents the option of scheduling a custom session with us.
All orders will be mailed directly to the address provided on the order form within 3 weeks. Orders will not be sent to the dance studio. All orders will have a tracking number. If a parent does not receive there order within 3 weeks please have them contact us. It is easier for both the studio and us if we have direct contact with a costumer.
We photograph anywhere from 4-7 poses per outfit. If a dancer has 3 or more outfits we limit the amount of poses to less than 5. We help pose all dancers and encourage studios to provide a helper or teacher, which bring a familiar face with the young dancers.
Yes, parents can choose as many poses as they would like. All our print packages are set up with 1 pose per unit (8×10 or 2-5×7 or 4-4×6’s, etc). We also offer a CD option that allows for purchase of all the images at a discounted rate
We DO NOT offer online ordering for parents. Because it is free for parents to take there pictures we require them to view and order directly after there pictures are taken. If a parent is not able to purchase pictures, we ask them to view there images and decide what they would like, then contact us with payment information when they are ready to place order.
Because we offer instant viewing stations that allow parents to view there images after there childs portraits, it helps eliminate not knowing what there images will look like. If a parent is not satisfied, they can tell our sales staff and we will retake there pictures.
If a parent has not received there order within 3 week please have them contact us. Sometimes the address provided is incorrect and we have tracking numbers on all packages to help locate them.
If a parents order is damaged or incorrect we provide information in all packages that state to contact us immediately. We strive to provide top notch customer service and make sure all parents are taken care of promptly.
If class pictures are taken; we do provide the digital images, at no charge to the studio, as one of the benefits when using our services. They are able to use images in recital programs, print to display at studio, or post online. We DO NOT provide the studio individual portraits of the dancers who are wanting to use with an ad they purchase for the program. If a parents chooses to purchase the digital images of there child they can provide their favorite image, to the studio, after they have received there order within 3 weeks.
We do offer special incentives for staff that have children who also dance at the studio. If you have a staff member who would like to help out on portrait day we do offer prints at no charge.
Below are a few of the items we offer our studios. Contact us for more detail on all the benefits we offer.
Traveling all over Texas working with studios of all sizes