the flow

Are you ready to F L O W ??

Here’s a snapshot of what it looks like to work with Sugar Plum Creative, from booking to delivery.



select your session type


– FILL OUT THE CONTACT FORM + DETAILS ABOUT YOUR SESSION
CLICK HERE TO SEE SESSIONS TO START THE PROCESS

select your date


– YOU’LL PROVIDE YOUR TOP TWO DATES ON THE FORM
– I’LL EMAIL TO CONFIRM MY AVAILABILITY + WE’LL SET THE TIME
– I PREFER SUNRISE + SUNSET TIMES FOR PORTRAIT SESSIONS BECAUSE THE LIGHTING IS AMAZING!
– MID-DAY SUN CAN BE REALLY HARSH (THINK SQUINTY, WATER EYES & HARSH SHADOWS) BUT IF WE MUST, WE CAN MAKE IT WORK
– YOU ALSO HAVE THE OPTION TO SECURE A BACKUP DATE FOR A SMALL FEE (OHIO WEATHER CAN BE NUTTY & RESCHEDULING CAN BE A PAIN!)

pay deposit + sign contract


– YOU’LL RECEIVE YOUR OFFICIAL SUGAR PLUM WELCOME EMAIL WITH ACCESS TO YOUR CLIENT PORTAL (IT’S AWESOME!)
– TO OFFICIALLY SCHEDULE YOUR SESSION, THE DEPOSIT MUST BE PAID + SESSION AGREEMENT SIGNED. THESE ARE ACCESS VIA THE PORTAL
– HEAD SHOTS, LIFESTYLE BRAND, AND MINI SESSIONS REQUIRE FULL PAYMENT AT BOOKING

select the location


– I CAN HELP WITH SUGGESTIONS TOO – JUST LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR!

pre-session planning


– YOU’LL RECEIVE ACCESS TO YOUR TRELLO BOARD – IT’S AMAZING TO ORGANIZE ALL THE THINGS! THE SESSION FLOW IS INCLUDED TOO.
– A BRAND SESSION PLANNING CALL WILL BE SCHEDULED SHORTLY AFTER BRAND SESSIONS ARE BOOKED
– I KEEP AN EYE ON THE WEATHER IN THE DAYS LEADING UP TO YOUR SESSION; OHIO WEATHER CAN BE TRICKY AND I HOLD OUT ALL HOPE WE CAN SHOOT AS SCHEDULED!
– SCHEDULE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WEEKS IN ADVANCE SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY. REFERRALS AVAILABLE.
– SUGAR PLUM CREATIVE HANDLES BOOKING + PAYING FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR BRAND STORY SESSIONS ONLY

wardrobe selection


– ACCESS TO CLIENT WARDROBE TO ACHIEVE THE LOOK YOU WANT
– WE CAN GO SHOPPING TOGETHER IF YOU LIKE – STYLIST REFERRALS ALSO AVAILABLE

invoice balance


– WE’LL SET UP A PAYMENT SCHEDULE IF NEEDED FOR THE BALANCE OF THE SESSION FEE
– PORTRAIT SESSIONS: THE BALANCE MUST BE PAID IN FULL 5-DAYS PRIOR TO THE SESSION DATE
– BRAND SESSIONS: THE BALANCE MUST BE PAID IN FULL 14-DAYS PRIOR TO THE SESSION DATE

session day


– GET PLENTY OF REST IN THE WEEK LEADING UP. BRING SNACKS + WATER, AND ALL OUTFIT / ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR SESSION
– HAVE YOUR PHONE READY FOR SOME BTS SHOTS TO SHARE TO TEASE YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT YOUR AMAZING SESSION!

afterwards…


– RELAX AND EAGERLY AWAIT YOUR PROOF GALLERY
…….2-3 weeks for photography sessions
…….3-5 weeks for film sessions
– BUT SETTLE FOR BTS SOCIAL STORY TEASERS
– START PLANNING YOUR NEXT SESSION BECAUSE IT WAS SO AMAZING!

image selection

– YOU’LL RECEIVE ACCESS TO YOUR PROOF GALLERY FOR IMAGE SELECTION
– ONCE YOU’VE SELECT THE IMAGES INCLUDED IN YOUR SESSION, I’LL EMAIL THE DOWNLOAD LINK TO YOU
– FILM SESSIONS ARE DELIVERED ON USB
– IF PRINTED PRODUCTS WILL BE PURCHASED, WE’LL SET UP A TIME TO TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT AFTER YOU RECEIVE YOUR AMAZING IMAGES

Get inspiration as you prepare for your session (of if you’re thinking about booking a session) so you feel CONFIDENT AF in front of the camera! And YES, guys!! There’s something for you too!!

Meet the Artist

Your session is handled with care from start to finish. So much passion and thought is poured into creating something… authentically you!!

lifestyle portraits + brand photography
storytelling sessions

Columbus, Ohio