PRICING & FAQ

Portraits & Boudoir

2 hour session / 2-3 looks
consultation with dana kae
tons of coaching during the session
professional retouching
50+ high-res digital downloads
online gallery & mobile album

$1,175

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3 hour session / 3-4 looks
*most popular for first-timers*
consultation with dana kae
tons of coaching during the session
professional retouching
75+ high-res digital downloads
online gallery & mobile album

$1,375

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4 hour session / 4-5 looks
consultation with dana kae
tons of coaching during the session
professional retouching
100+ high-res digital downloads
online gallery & mobile album

$1,875

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Destination Session / 4 hours, 4-5 looks
*Outside Western WA, within the U.S./Mexico*
all travel fees included
consultation with dana kae
tons of coaching during the session
professional retouching
100+ high-res digital downloads
online gallery & mobile album

$3,475*

(*there may be additional charges for short notice bookings depending on current airfare, hotel, car rental pricing)

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Professional Hair & Makeup (provided at your location) or Location Scouting can be added on to any local portrait or boudoir session starting at $300.

Weddings & Events

Hourly Pricing / 3 hour min. 
*Western WA only*
local travel included (up to 50 miles)
consultation & tons of coaching
professional retouching
high-res digital downloads (75+ p/hr)
online gallery & mobile album

$575/hour 

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Full Day / Up to 8 hours
*Western WA only*
local travel included (up to 50 miles)
consultation & tons of coaching
professional retouching
600+ high-res digital downloads
online gallery & mobile album

$4,175

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Destination / Full day up to 8 hours
*Outside Western WA, within the U.S./Mexico*
all travel fees included
consultation & tons of coaching
professional retouching
600+ high-res digital downloads
online gallery & mobile album
 
$5,975*
 
(*there may be additional charges for short notice bookings depending on current airfare, hotel, car rental pricing)
 
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EVENT PACKAGE ADD-ON'S:
  • additional shooting time over 8 hours - $675/hr

  • rush editing (2-3 day delivery) - 25% of full package price

  • engagement portrait session - 15% off with purchase of 6+ hours of event coverage

  • boudoir session (bridal or couple) - 15% off with purchase of 6+ hours of event coverage

Lifestyle & Commercial Rates + Travel Details

For editorial, e-comm, pdp, executive portraits, corporate events, etc. please contact us to discuss your project and get a custom quote! 

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TRAVEL PRICING:

  • mileage - 62.5 cents per mile after 50 miles

  • time - $75 p/hr after 2 hrs

  • lodging - 1 night stay ($250 min) for round trip travel over 4 hrs & at least 2 nights stay ($500 min) for round trip travel over 6 hrs

  • airfare/rental car - usually required for locations over 350 miles away

  • travel costs can be split - if I book multiple sessions in the area during my time there

  • outside of the U.S. - custom pricing, please contact Dana Kae

  • on-location full studio setup (background, lights, etc.) - $475 + 1 hour of session time dedicated to setup/breakdown

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TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • no long distance, mountain, or adverse weather driving after nightfall

  • no driving or lodging shared with clients

  • no days longer than 10 hours with shooting/traveling

  • no travel of more than 2 hours before a shoot or event on the same day - this is to insure that unexpected travel mishaps don't interfere

*Local sales tax is not included in pricing and will be charged upon invoicing. Holiday dates are billed at time and a half. Pricing is subject to change.*

GOT A QUESTION? i've got answers

Q:  Where do we shoot/will you travel?

A: I am based in Seattle, but available to travel anywhere your heart desires! See travel rates above. If you're a Seattle-area local my tiny house in Everett can be used for boudoir and portrait sessions at no additional cost OR I can travel to you! Some people choose to use their own home, an outdoor location (my favorites here), or they rent a location such as a hotel or AirBnB (my favorites here). I can even do the location scouting for you! This service starts at $275 + the cost of the location. Either way, I'll help guide you through this part of the process and we'll find the perfect place for your shoot!

Q: When are you available?

A: I'm typically booked out about 4-8 weeks, but it can be much farther if you need a weekend day, especially in the summer months. If your shoot or event date is not flexible, it's a good idea to get in touch as early as possible :)

Q: How long does it take to get the pictures and products?

A: It takes 2-3 weeks to get your finished gallery! The exception being weddings, which take 4-6 weeks. Printing and framing takes anywhere from 2-4 weeks after editing is complete, and albums take 4-6 weeks. With advance notice, rush options are available as follows:

  • RUSH EDITING (finished 2-3 days after the session/event) - 25% of the full session fee
  • RUSH PRINTING FOR ALBUMS ONLY (2 weeks faster) - $250
  • RUSH SHIPPING FOR ALBUMS ONLY (1 week faster) - $150
  • RUSH PRINTING & SHIPPING FOR ALBUMS ONLY (3 weeks faster) - $400

Q: What products do you offer?

A: I offer fine art prints, unique glass print boxes, 9 framing options, usb drives, and some other really fun retro custom gifts. I also offer acrylic glass prints, which are sort of like canvas but even better! And then of course, I offer beautiful custom designed albums. Check out my products page - where you can view full details on all the keepsakes I offer :)

Q: Do I have to pay extra after for the digitals? Do they come with the right to print?

A: Unlike a lot of photographers, I include high-res digital copies of all the final edited photos with every session and you can absolutely print them yourself! However, there are benefits to having your artist do it for you. Often colors and exposure are a lot more accurate through me, so it really just depends on your final purpose for the print. I'm a great choice if you want archivable and high quality reproductions.

Q: How do I pay and where do I schedule?

A: I take all the things - cash, check, card. Get in touch with me via email or phone to set a date, then I just need your signature and a 50% booking fee and I'm officially YOURS.

Q: What do you retouch and how many photos do I get?

A: I happily offer basic retouching on all of your photos, which includes smoothing out an area of uneven skin tone or removing a stray hair or blemish. I do not, however, provide any body sculpting or more extensive forms of retouching. You simply don’t need it!  I promise *at least* 25 photos p/hr for portrait and boudoir sessions and 75 photos p/hr for events and weddings, but almost always deliver more!

Q: Do you offer hair and makeup?

A: Yes, Seattle-area boudoir and portrait clients can add one of my professional hair and makeup artists to any session for $300 per person for full styling or $150 per person for limited grooming (typically for masculine leaning folks looking for short hair styling and very little makeup). We can also provide light styling to get teams camera ready before batch headshot sessions at $150 per hour (2 hour min). My artists will come to our shoot location!

Q: Do you provide the outfits for boudoir? 

A: I do not! With lingerie's specific fit and style differences, I've found folks benefit tremendously from trying things on ahead of time and being able to pick out pieces that fit their unique style and preferences. With that being said, I can absolutely still help make final decisions about what to wear. Here's my guide to the best local (Seattle) and online shopping for boudoir.

Q: What should I do to prepare for my shoot?

A: I always say do whatever makes you feel best! With that being said, here are quick links to my Boudoir Welcome Packet and Wedding Welcome Packet - both have great recommendations and info on how to get ready. For other types of photography, we'll discuss all the details before your shoot. As always, please don't hesitate to reach out with questions :)

Q: What is your rescheduling and cancellation policy?

A: If there is an active ban on events or photography due to covid-19 at the time of your event/session, then you may cancel at any time and apply your booking fee to your new event date. In this case, there will also be no rescheduling fee! To see my full policy, click here.

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