Photography Services FAQ
Bayside Photography wants you to have the best experience possible before, during, and after your session. Below are some frequently asked questions and answers. If you have a question that is not covered below, please send us a message and we will respond ASAP.
Q: Where are you located?
A: Bayside Design and Photography is located in Panama City, Florida. Our address is 8915 S Burnt Mill Creek Rd, Panama City, FL 32409. We are close to the ECP Airport off of Hwy 388.
Q: Do you have a studio?
A: Yes! We currently have an on property studio set up for our Newborn & Children's Photography. Our restrooms are located in the house up a flight of stairs. Photos will be posted soon. We can also accommodate a family of 4 in this space. If needed, we can also utilize the studio space available at The Light Room in Panama City at no extra charge to you.
Q: Do you shoot with an assistant or a second photographer?
A: Sometimes. Depending on the type of session there may be an assistant or a second photographer that is included in your package. If you would like to add a second photographer to your session, there is an additional $50 fee.
Q: What is the turnaround time for my gallery to be ready?
A: Turnaround time for your final edited images will be no longer than 3 weeks from your session date.
Q: Are the digital images from my session included in the pricing?
A: Yes. All edited digital images are included for download through your gallery.
Q: Do you offer touch ups on our photos?
A: Yes! Touch ups are included in your session price. We will always consult with you before the session start to obtain information on your desired amount of touch ups for your session images. Each image can be edited to address: hair out of place, lint, dirt, acne, stains on clothing, photo bombers etc.
Q: Do you offer the un edited images?
A: No. This is not an option. We spend a lot of time during the session to ensure we are getting several angels for each shot. We then spend our time finding the most flattering of the bunch. We do the digging, so you get only your best photos. Sometimes, even if your package only includes 10 images, but we find 12 amazing ones, those will be included as well at no additional cost.
Q: Do you offer physical prints from my session?
A: Yes! Currently we offer physical print orders directly through your gallery.
Q: Do I get a print release?
A: Yes! All sessions will get a photographer-signed print release for personal use only.
Q: Do you want me to tag you if I post on social media?
A: Yes, PLEASE! We greatly appreciate it when our clients tag our work when posting to social media. Here our the social links.
Q: Do your require a contract & deposit upon booking a session?
A: Yes. All booked session do require a signed contract that allows us to use your images for advertising and a $50 non-refundable (in most cases) deposit to hold you session date & time. The remaining balance is due on your session date.
Q: What if I need to reschedule my session date due to a personal reason?
A: No worries! We understand that life happens, and things come up! We will work together to come up with an alternative session date & time that works for you. Your $50 deposit is non-refundable, however if a refund is needed due to some life circumstances (death or illness, etc.) this will be decided on a case by case instance. (Our sessions are our livelihood, and we appreciate your understanding of this policy)
Q: What if we have booked a session while we are here on vacation and the weather is bad the whole time?
A: Locals will be rescheduled for weather at our discretion. For out-of- town guests, we hope you will have at least one day of ideal weather; however, even if the weather does not look promising, we will keep your scheduled appointment and work within the confines of the weather. Remember, there is a lot we can do during the editing process of your photos to warm them up, enhance sunsets, lighting etc. If, after the scheduled session, a day of great weather pops-up before you leave town, we will reshoot the session at no additional cost to you. We want you to have the best photos possible. Alternatively, our studio is available during bad weather and can be used if circumstances permit. Refunds for severe weather at our discretion.
Q: Do you make backups of the photos you take?
A: We keep backup photos of your session images for 1 year from your session date. You will have access to your gallery for 90 days after your session date; however, we also send you a flash drive via local post with all your edited images for safe keeping as well.
Q: Do you have liability insurance?
A: Yes for sure.
Bayside Photography is located in Panama City, Florida. Offering onsite natural light and studio photo sessions. Let's work together to capture the style of photography that best meets your needs. Please send us a message for pricing on your photography project.