Do you have a question? Please read our FAQ's below for the most frequently asked questions regarding professional portrait photography sitting at BCSPhotography Studio. If you cannot find the answer you were looking for please send us a and we would be happy to help you.
How do I book a portrait sitting?
Please message us to book your sitting. Or and select your preferred date and time from our online booking calendar. We do require a full sitting fee payment when making a booking in person, or online, this is required to secure your booking. We accept Paypal payment or you can pop into the studio at Warish Hall, Warish Hall Road, Takeley. CM22 6NZ to book your sitting and pay your sitting fee.
What are your opening hours at the studio?
The studio is open from Monday to Saturday 10am – 3pm it may happen that we can be in outdoor session and in these cases no one will be in the studio, it's always preferable to send us a message when you want to find us
You can check our availability and make a booking within available slots at book online
Sittings outside these hours are at the discretion of the photographer and would need to be pre-arranged with our photographer before hand.
How much does it cost?
Please see our price list from the menu bar link for a breakdown of individual prices for sitting fees.
Please also look in our services section where you will find a link to all our product prices. We are very clear with our prices so you have no nasty shocks. Our prices are extremely competitive and the quality is amazing!
What happens if I book a sitting and then find I am unable to attend on the specified date?
If you are unable to attend your sitting we require 24 hours notice by email or message to reschedule. If you do not show up for your appointment and have not contacted us you will NOT be entitled to a refund.
How long does the photo session last?
For general photo shoots we allow up to 1 hour although we normally find half an hour is ample to get plenty of nice shots. Portfolio, new-born session and outdoor photography is normally between 1-1/2 – 2 hours.
Can I bring a change of clothes to get some varied photos?
Yes, of course you can. We allow an hour for most photo shoots so there will be plenty of time for a change of clothes if you wish.
Do I have to sign a contract?
Yes a basic contract signed online
Can I bring props with me?
Yes, of course you can. We also have some of props at the studio but feel free to bring your own props to make your photo shoot unique to you.
What happens after the photo session?
We will send you an email with a link and a protected password to view your photos and download them. You will be noticed by email when your personalized item will be ready to pic up at the studio or ready to be sends to you.
How long does it take to receive my photos/personalized items after the photo session?
We normally allow up to 7-14 day’s to complete your order and have it ready to collect from the studio.
My family and friends would also like to see the photos from our session, is this possible?
After your session your photos we put them on our website for your friends and family to view. This is password protected so only the people you give the password to can view your online gallery. The online gallery will be live for 3-4 weeks where you can order online and collect in-store. We can ship orders to you but there is a charge for this service and only includes prints and canvas pictures. Any framed wall art would have to be collected from our studio as we cannot send items fitted with glass by courier due to their fragile nature.
Do you take headshot photos and profile pictures?
Yes we can do this for you. Please see our price list and our headshot page for all the information you need regarding headshot photos.
About Christine Santos Photographer
I’m a fully trained photographer who has been lucky to work across Europe with some big industry names. Let me change the way you see yourself and show you the amazing potential of multi-media portraits which combine many skills and techniques into a beautiful momento to treasure.
Have a look at my portfolio! Portraiture is about capturing personality -- respectfully, with fun and affection. You can also explore your image and style, and build your confidence, with imaginative photographic techniques. I have years of experience working with adults, teenagers, children, babies and pets. Engagement, wedding, pregnancy, professional fashion or portfolio shots capture the special and important moments of your life.
My studio is light, airy and private with plenty of free parking. I speak French and Portuguese, and I love music and a chat!