NORTHLIGHT PORTRAIT PRICELIST 2022
3333 Commonwealth Ave. Charlotte, NC 28205 704-641-4810
The following studio sessions are available according to your needs. On location, add $50.00. A planning conference is recommended to clarify expectations and ensure your satisfaction with the finished product. One of the following session fees is required to reserve your time on my calendar and includes a $400 product credit.
Wall Art: Canvas, Metal, or Framed Fine Art.
Prices current through January 2022 - subject to change. Visa, Mastercard, cash or check accepted.
Portfolio Boxes… … Hand crafted portfolio boxes include custom printed images that you choose from your session. Each image is mounted in an archival mat. 5x7 photographs are mounted in 8x10 mats, 8x10 photographs are mounted in 11x14 mats. A wonderful keepsake of this time in your family’s life that can easily be hung as a gallery in your home. SOCIAL MEDIA files of your choices are included.
|Shallow (10 MATTED photographs) ||1800|
|Standard (18 MATTED photographs) ||2500|
|Deep (24 MATTED photographs) ||3200|
Albums… Your choice of leather and personalization, this collection will be a treasure for years to come. SOCIAL MEDIA files of your choices are included.
|30 photographs, 15 pages||2900|
|20 photographs, 10 pages||2300|
Vintage Composites…. A timeless piece that is usually done between 14-24 months. Head and shoulder vignettes are printed on 100% fiber paper, reminiscent of earlier times. Your choice of frames is INCLUDED.
|Three Expressions ||500|
|Five Expressions ||650 |
Portrait Series…. Hand finished and custom printed, this series is a contemporary composite of your favorite three images from any session. Printed on fiber paper. Framing is INCLUDED.
|Large (24 inches) ||895|
|Small (14 inches) ||595|
MIXED MEDIA PAINTINGS
Hand crafted portraits painted from photographs in a classic style reminiscent of the impressionists and realism combined. Janet's work is known for the exceptional likeness of the subject achieved by 30 years of experience in fine portraiture.
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WHAT IS THE PROCESS?
My process begins with a consultation, either by phone or in person. During this conversation we will discuss your child’s personality, clothing options, the general feeling of the portrait and the location of the initial photography session.
The photography session is scheduled, an hour is normally sufficient. I prefer to work in the early morning or late afternoon when the sun is low and the light is soft and flattering. A week or so later a viewing appointment is scheduled at the studio to make choices for the final painting.
Once your final choice is made, I will work on the painting until I feel satisfied with the direction it is taking and you will come in to approve it. At this time we will talk about any changes you feel might be needed. I think of this entire process as a collaboration between us to come to a final painting that you will love.
HOW LARGE SHOULD A PAINTING BE?
Finished size is often dictated by the type of painting you are interested in – head and shoulders portraits tend to be smaller (20 inches and under), while ¾ views generally are 24 inches and up, and full length paintings can be even larger still.
The location where the painting is to be displayed in your home also comes into play when deciding on the size. You may have a nook or space in your home that you want to hang a portrait and we can work together to create a custom sized piece for it.
HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKE?
As with everything handcrafted, quality takes time. Depending on your schedule and mine, it could take 4 - 6 months or it could take a bit longer. Sometimes I have to just sit with it a bit to discover what finishing touches are needed. The most important thing when making an investment in a painting is to be sure it is right and I will promise you that it will be right.
Let's get started on yours soon!
NorthLight Photography by Janet Boschker ~ 704-567-0775 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org ~@jbnlight ~ Charlotte