COEUR D'ALENE & SPOKANE
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
PACKAGES & PRICING
Commercial photography should be simple, straight-forward & custom, created for you & your specific business needs. I create custom packages & pricing for each & every business because it's unique to you & your area. Whether you're wanting a few shots or a full 360° profile of your business, I've got you covered.
Request your custom package pricing using the link below. This pricing is all based on your company needs. A few package requests I've received before include real estate properties, social media packages (30-90 days of content) & 360° business portfolios.
All Quote Requests receive a response within 5 hours. Requesting & waiting for quotes often sucks, so I'm not about to leave you hanging for several days while you await my response.
PROCESS & TIMELINE
This five-step process below is designed to keep your commercial photography process as simple as possible, so that you can focus on other aspects of your business while I handle your photography. Whether you're local to Coeur d'Alene & Spokane or across the country, I'm happy to help!
1. Quote Request
Tell me what you're struggling with!
What's missing with your business when it comes to commercial photography? Are you inconsistent on social media? Do you feel like your website photos are low quality? Tell me about how I can help you most.
Let's talk about how I can help you!
The consultation is all about making sure that we are on the same page. I want to capture your vision for you, to make a game plan & ultimately have you feeling like a weight has been lifted off of your shoulders.
3. Session Prep
Let's get ready for the shoot!
Getting started will require a 50% non-refundable deposit. You'll then receive a production schedule & custom checklist created to ease your mind, help you with shot ideas & get you the results of your dreams.
The day of the shoot has arrived!
We will completely outline production day together in your session prep. This can specify anything from you attending to weather dependent factors, etc. If something needs to change, we will confirm this within 48 hours of the session.
Editing & Results
Now comes the fun part of the process!
Editing timelines will vary depending on your specific project, but you will have a specific deadline that is outlined in your production schedule & that is my commitment to you. Never hesitate to contact me with questions or concerns as you wait for the results!
*50% deposit required at start of each project. Traveling Fee of $.50/mile if location is 30+ miles outside of Coeur d'Alene, ID. Aerial photography shoots will be location & weather dependent, based on FAA regulations. I do not provide raw images or video. Additional videography & photography services can be arranged & quoted to you by request.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS F.A.Q.
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.
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.
How many businesses have you shot? As of February 2021, I have done work for over around 25 individual businesses.
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).
CERTIFICATION & TECHNOLOGY
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.
"Amy is great at what she does! Her work is unique and professional. She is very friendly and takes the time to get to know her client and brand in a personal way. She is very personable and easy to get along with, as well as working with your vision and requests. She is very prompt and had our product shoot back in a very timely manner. I loved working with Amy and would highly recommend her for your photography needs!" - Ashlee Anderson, Great Escape Espresso
"Amy is an amazing commercial photographer and a delight to work with. Whether you need product photography, aerial photography, or styled shoots, Amy has the skills to make your business look good. I highly recommend Amy's services!"
-Erik Wardell, Pathfinder SEO
"Amy is amazing! She is so professional and is passionate about her work. She really cares about making the clients vision come true!! I would highly recommend her to any one with photography needs!" - Jess Malloy, Gypsy Lash Company
"Amy is truly incredible at what she does! I worked with Amy for a virtual mental health conference and she helped me set up the set and guided me on how to take all the photos since we couldn't be in person together. She then edited all the photos and they looked so professional afterwards! She has a true gift and a great personality. You'll love working with Amy!" - Dr. Lauren Cook
"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, Successfully Simple
"Amy goes above and beyond for her clients. All work she produces is exceptional and of the highest quality. She is also a joy to work with!" - Samantha Pope, Sweet Pea Collective
"No matter what Amy is doing she always does an excellent job and is someone you count on. She loves what she does and is always cheerful and an absolute delight to be around." - Randy Henley, Windermere Realty
"Amy is prompt and professional. A very talented photographer! Highly recommend!"
- Laura Beyer, Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy
"Highly recommend! Amy is professional, prompt and wonderful to work with." - Brittany Shaver, Mike White Ford
"Working with Amy has been very fun an informative. Not only did she take aerial photos of my home, but she is always helping me with details on how I can boost my business on social media. She's kind , clearly loves what she does an I'm constantly recommending her to my family an friends." - Janina Lopez, Body Bar Esthetics
"Amy has done all of our aerial photography, starting with standard shots of our main building, and now she is working on shots as we prepare to build our new addition. She's always quick to respond and get out in the field. She's professional, reliable, certified and very knowledgeable about her drone and it's capabilities. I'd highly recommend her to any business looking to record their growth or to boost their online presence with high quality aerial images. Commercial Photography Coeur d'Alene is now at a completely different level because of her." - Ron Finnicum, Summit Mold
"I just finished a product shoot for my floral business, it was nothing short of amazing! She is a wealth of knowledge and always teaching me new ways to expand my business social media presence as well. I am so excited to work with her again soon! Thanks Amy!!!" - Holly Brunner, Pollen & Petal
"Amy’s eye for detail is reflected in her photography. She knows how to find the color and the beauty in her subject. She is very responsive and thoughtful. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️" - Joelle Goodman, Pearl Realty
"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
"We love our photos that Amy provided for 208 Tees! Unlike most photographers we’ve used her lifestyle photos don’t look posed and awkward. She did a great job editing to not change the product colors are displayed which is an issue we’ve had in the past. We can’t wait to do a full shoot of all of our products ♥️ Thank you Amy!!!!!" - Emily Browning, 208 Tees
"Very professional, with flexible hours that worked well for my company’s needs. Beautiful work - cinema worthy!"
- Justin Malloy, Idaho Veneer
"Amy is fantastic! I modeled some apparel for her for a local company and was impressed with her creative eye. She was easy to work with and captured/edited clean shots in a short amount of time. Her aerial photography images are also particularly impressive!"
- Ali Foutch, Pearl Realty
"Amy is a hard working professional who will go above and beyond to make sure you are satisfied with her work! She is detail oriented and truly takes the time to get to know her clients and perfect her projects!" - Meghan Chlanda, Phoenix, AZ
"Amy Riordan has shown to be very professional in all regards and wonderful to have in our community" - Joel Goodman, Retired
"Amy has all the qualities that make an amazing photographer. She's passionate, kind, mindful and artistic. I am able to relax with Amy knowing she will honor my best interests and create something both artistic and professional. She asks all the right questions up front find the best solutions for clients. Not only is Amy passionate about her work she is extremely fun to be around. Her end product is a reflection of someone doing what she loves and helping others." - Jamie Anderson, Executive Assistant, Seattle, WA