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Portrait Photography 

What sets Artifex Imaging apart?

Session prices can be customized according to budget

The packages below include a specific number of images from your shoot fully edited. We can easily tailor these packages to your budget by reducing the number of images provided to you after the shoot. You can also purchase additional images if desired.

Video consultations available

We schedule a video call after booking to discuss your photo goals together. We love the art of photography and are happy to assist. Video calls can be scheduled from 6pm to 8pm Monday through Friday and 8am to 8pm Saturdays and Sundays.

Fully edited images in full resolution

We edit all the images provided to you so that they are of the absolute best quality. These are made available for download in full resolution. 

Third party printing rights

Purchasing prints through us is optional - not required. The release you sign prior to your session has a section that gives you written permission to print your photos through a third party. Prints can be purchased directly through your proofing site if you choose to purchase directly with us. 

 
Free access to future edits from your session

We occasionally go back to prior sessions whenever we come upon a new technique or burst of inspiration that we find fitting for that session. Any artistic edits done using images from your session will be provided to you in a full resolution, digital file without any additional cost to you.

Packages

 Additional images can be purchased for any package.

Head Shots

$200
30 minutes

2 detail edits

Premium

$1,350-$1,650
3-4 hours

20-40 standard edits

Professional Hair/Makeup

Curated Session Artbook

Mini

$350
30 minutes
10 standard edits

Boudoir

$1,550-$1,750

2-4 hours

40 standard edits

High end includes

Professional Hair/Makeup

Curated Session Artbook

Standard

$450-$750
1-2 hours

20-40 standard edits

Girl's Night

$2,500

6 hours

60 standard edits

Groups of up to 6

Curated Session Artbook

 

 

Details

Head Shot Sessions
30 Minutes @ the Artifex Imaging home studio

Head shot sessions are designed to be simple for use on professional sites. These portraits will be taken indoors at the Artifex Imaging home studio in front of a light grey wall. You will have an opportunity to chose your desired images using a proofing link. Images not chosen before the link expires will be selected by the photographer. A link to the final edits will be emailed to you once your images are ready for download.

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Ideal for: Professional profiles, company websites, resumes, etc.

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Mini Sessions
30 Minutes @ the Artifex Imaging home studio

Mini sessions are taken indoors at the Artifex Imaging home studio in front of a light grey wall. You will have an opportunity to chose your desired images using a proofing link. Images not chosen before the link expires will be selected by the photographer. A link to the final edits will be emailed to you once your images are ready for download.

Ideal for: Individuals (one infant, child, or adult)

Excludes: Pets, Couples, and Families

Standard Sessions
1-2 hours @ any Bakersfield location

Standard sessions can be taken indoors at the Artifex Imaging home studio or outdoors at any Bakersfield location. A link to the final edits will be emailed to you once your images are ready for download.

Ideal for: Individuals, Couples, Children, Infants, and Families

Notes: Pets must be photographed in a public, outdoor location.

Premium Sessions
2-3 hours @ any Bakersfield location

Premium sessions can be taken indoors at the Artifex Imaging home studio or outdoors at any Bakersfield location. Hair and makeup will take place at the Artifex Imaging home studio and can take up to 2 hours depending on the request. The rest of the time will be spent traveling to your shoot destination and shooting at that location. A link to the final edits will be emailed to you once your images are ready for download.

Ideal for: Engagement photos, acting and modeling portfolios, etc.

Boudoir Sessions
2-4 hours @ the Artifex Imaging home studio
See Boudoir Prep for additional information.

Boudoir sessions can be upgraded to include professional hair and makeup services. All sessions have  a choice of various outfits, props, and settings (Studio, Bedroom, or Bathtub). Hair and makeup can take up to 2 hours depending on the request and the rest of the time will be spent shooting. A link to the final edits will be emailed to you once your images are ready for download. Please note, this link is not posted on the Client Portal for the sake of privacy.

Ideal for: Bridal, Maternity, Modeling

Notes: Boudoir photography ​is an intimate art. Your photos will be kept private by default to respect that privacy, allow you the freedom to express yourself, and encourage those who may hesitate to take the opportunity otherwise. Clients who sign a release for commercial use will receive a $200 credit towards a future session.

Girl's Night Sessions
6 hours @ the Artifex Imaging home studio

Group boudoir sessions are a really fun way get together to celebrate as bridal party, a girlfriend's birthday, personal achievements, or just a way to get dolled up and feel great.

The session will begin with one regular (clothed) group image followed by boudoir images of individuals and any group/pairings desired. I highly recommend arriving with your hair and makeup ready to ensure we have enough time to photograph everyone.

This session comes will consist of whole group shots,  groupings/pairings as desired, and an even amount of shots per individual (number depending on how many grouping/pairing photos there are). Any remaining images that cannot be divided up evenly will be of the star of the evening (bride-to-be, birthday girl, etc.) if celebrating a special occasion or group photos if there isn't a specific person to celebrate. A link to the final edits will be emailed to you once your images are ready for download. Please note, this link is not posted on the Client Portal for the sake of privacy.

Water and snacks will be provided but attendees are welcome to bring or order food and non-alcoholic beverages. 

Ideal for: Group Boudoir  

Notes: Bathtub boudoir sessions are only available for groups of 2-3.

Boudoir photography ​is an intimate art. Your photos will be kept private by default to respect that privacy, allow you the freedom to express yourself, and encourage those who may hesitate to take the opportunity otherwise. Clients who sign a release for commercial use will receive a $200 credit towards a future session. The credit is offered on an individual basis so that each person can make their own decision in a pressure-free manner. Only regular, clothed group images will be used by default for participants who do not sign the optional commerial use release form.

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