COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY
COEUR D'ALENE, SPOKANE & BEYOND

Let's be real. Time is money, & you're busy!
Most business owners do not have the time to take images for their website, to plan & provide videos to their Instagram users or create content that truly represents what they love about what they do.

I Can Help! I create quality media collections for businesses.
These can be used across social media platforms, to update your website with & to use for advertising.

Paint a clear picture of what you do for future customers.
Commercial photography (or business photography) is the process of photographing everything involved in your business. The exterior of your building, the interior, the products, the services, models using your products & services, etc. so that you can show customers what you do before they even step foot in the door or purchase on your website.

Stand out against your competitors, stay consistent on social media, easily create ads & update your website seasonally.
Quality media doesn't just tell your company story to new & existing customers, it also allows you to stand out. Imagine being able to stay consistent on all of your social media platforms with custom images & video that are unique to your business. You might also see yourself updating your website with seasonal shots, or sharing them on Google Maps to rank higher in search.

TYPES OF COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Learn More By Clicking The Link To Each Type

Aerial Photography
Storefront & Area Images Using A Drone

Brand Photography
Lifestyle Headshots, Details Shots, Storefront

Product Photography
Your Products against Blank & Local Backgrounds

Collaborative Media
Your Products & Services Displayed with Models

Videography
Aerial, Brand, Product or Styled Video Options

PROCESS & TIMELINE

Here's what happens after you click "Book Now".

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Select Book Now to choose your package & provide me with your contact information & just a few details about your photo & video needs. I will respond within 48 hours of your request with additional questions & to schedule your discovery call.

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We will have a Discovery Call to talk about your photography goals; when you are expecting images, what your photo needs are, payment options, your schedule, etc.

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A 50% Non-Refundable Deposit & Contract is required to book an Ala Carte or Day In The Life shoot. The Concierge package is paid in monthly installments on the first of every month, with the first month being prorated if applicable.

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We will then schedule a Content Strategy Meeting (for Concierge & Day In The Life packages) that will cover the finite details of your business, including your brand colors, how many employee images you'll need, your priorities, checklists to prepare for each shoot & more.

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Now we are ready to Schedule Your Photo & Video Session(s)!

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Final Payment (for Ala Carte & Day In The Life Packages) is due the day of your shoot, prior to the shoot.

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Now we are ready for the Shoot. This will be done referencing a Pinterest Board (if applicable) & assuming that you've completed any checklists provided to you in preparation.

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The Editing Process can vary based on your selected package, your business needs & specific sets of images, but you'll have the timeline based on our initial contract as a guideline.

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Receive Your Photo Collection!

"If you want a storytelling/branding expert who also happens to be an incredible photographer, hire Amy! I had no idea how much attention, creativity, and branding knowledge goes into photography until I met Amy. She’s THE best photographer out there. It’s not just hiring someone with a camera— Amy really understands my brand and the story I want to tell. And she translates it perfectly. Love working with Amy time and time again!" - Paige Wilhide, Breakup Breakthrough

Paige Wilhide, Personal Brand Photography Coeur d'Alene Idaho

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS F.A.Q.

Lifestyle Commercial Photography Spokane Coeur d'Alene

Here's an overview of the smaller details that I often get asked questions about. If you have any additional questions that you don't see answered here, email me & I'll respond back as soon as I can!

What kinds of photography & videography options do you offer? I offer Aerial, Brand, Product & Styled sessions.

Do you offer custom packages? Yes. To request a custom quote, you can reach out via email or by visiting my Contact page.

After we are done shooting, what is your turnaround time for delivery of images? This will vary based on your company's specific needs. That said, I will always provide you with a deadline based on my schedule.

Do I have to be there for the shoot? Not if you don't want to or if you are limited on time. That said, I do request that the people at your business know that I am coming so that I don't cause any frustration to anyone.

How long have you been doing commercial photography? I started doing commercial photography in 2017.

Do you have a portfolio I could look at? Yes! You can find my portfolio HERE.

Do you have insurance? Yes, I'm currently insured through The Hartford.

How many hours are included in each package? You can find my packages, along with hourly details on my Service page.

Will the images be accessible online & for how long? Yes. All media  will be available online for up to 6 months following the shoot.

When will I receive the contract? A contract will be sent to you following our initial meeting & must be returned with deposit.

How much of a deposit do you require? 50% non-refundable deposit.

When is it due? Anytime prior to the shoot. I will not shoot any images or video without a deposit.

Do you accept payments in installations? No, only in terms of the 50% deposit & then remaining balance upon receipt of your media.

Do you carry backup equipment? Yes, additional SD cards, batteries (for all devices) camera options, lenses & drone blades.

Will you be posting about our business on your website and social media? Yes. This will always involve tagging you on social media (if you're on the platform) & providing a backlink to your website in the blog about your business.

Will you be submitting our photos to magazines or blogs? At this time, no.

Will I have the rights to the images? Media rights will depend on each individual project. For all stock images, I have kept the rights. These images can be sold repeatedly.

What is your refund or cancellation policy? The initial 50% deposit is non-refundable. If the shoot is cancelled 72 hours or more prior to the initially scheduled session, this deposit can be used as a credit toward another shoot. Rescheduling your shoot is permitted, as long as it is done so 72 hours prior to the initially scheduled session. All cancellations & rescheduling must be sent in writing via email or mail.If I (Amy Riordan, LLC) am unable to fulfill this contract for any reason, I will return the 50% deposit to the client and will have no further liability, with respect to this contract. This limitation on liability also applies in the event that photos and/or videos are damaged in processing, lost due to malfunction, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of me (Amy Riordan, LLC).

Erin Flynn Personal brand photography coeur d'alene, Idaho

 "Amy is wonderful and professional! She takes her work seriously and delivers great results. She truly cares about her clients and their success. A must-hire for your photography needs!"
Erin Flynn, Out Of Office Entrepreneur

CERTIFICATION & TECHNOLOGY

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I am an FAA Certified Part 107 Drone Pilot. This license requires that you understand a wide variety of aviation rules & guidelines to fly commercially. Since 2019, I've been using a DJI Mavic Air drone, and was officially licensed with the FAA in 2020. For standard photography services, I use the Canon Rebel T7, videography on the DJI Osmo Pocket, or using my iPhone 11, depending on the aspect & what the customer has requested.

Additional resources that I use are Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom & Adobe Premier Pro for video editing.