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Creative - and Fine Art Portraits 

- for Images as unique as you 

While great care is taken during the planning, capturing and post-processing (editing) of conventional portrait shoots, Fine art Portraits and Creative Portraits go a few steps beyond that.

Fine Art Portraits and Creative Portraits require in general more communication, preparation and planning beforehand. Determining a theme, co-ordination with other creatives (Hair- and Make-Up artists, dress designer, accessories…) and planning the desired outcome takes some extra time.

The photo shoot(s) can take place almost anywhere – our professional photo studio, a rented venue, outdoors or any other location. For some creative photoshoots more than one location is required to get all the different elements needed for the final image.

Post-processing (editing) here is where a lot of the magic happens. Using different programs, we bring the ideas and the images together and create something entirely new and magical. This process can be quite elaborate and may take a couple weeks.
Let us start with a free consultation to explore your wishes.

Frequently asked questions

Choose a Fine Art / Creative Portrait session of a personal portrait session?


This is entirely up to you and what you are looking for.

If you are looking for a portrait that goes on your families homescreens, get printed for a family album then a personal portrait session is the way to go for most people.

BUT if you are looking for something that really sticks out, something you allways wanted to do, something you wanted to re-created with your own face and spin on it (i.e. movie poster, iconic photographs - think Marilyn Monroe and white dress,...) the you are on the right page here.

Neither option is necessarily right or wrong - it just depeds on your goal behind it.

Personal portrait session can (and should) be done regularely to create a bit of a time-capsule and show your and your families growth and change over the years and keep a visual record.

Fine Art Portraits and Creative Portraits are something you usually do less often. You do them mainly for yourself, to do something 'crazy', out of the ordinary, out of your comfortzone and to explore a different side of yours.

This exploring can (and should) be a lot of fun and the possibilities are endless.

Don't be shy , share your vision and ideas with us and lets create something outstanding together!!




Fine Art Portraits /Creative Portraits - how does it work?


For a typical portrait shoot we have a consultation, set a date, shoot and afterwards edit and deliver the finished images.

Fine Art Portraits /Creative Portraits require more preparations and planning beforehand compared to conventional portraits.

Determining a theme/look for the final images, co-ordination with other possibly involved creatives (Hair- and Make-Up artists, dress designer, accessories…), location scouting and planning the desired outcome takes some extra time and more communication than planing a classic portrait shoot.

The photo shoot itself can take place almost anywhere – our professional photo studio, a rented venue, outdoors or any other location.For some Fine Art Portraits /Creative Portraits more than one location/shoot day is required to get all the different elements needed for the final image(s).

Post-processing (editing) here is where a lot of the magic happens. Using different programs, we bring the ideas and the images together and create something entirely new and magical. This process can be quite elaborate and may take a couple weeks.

Yes the process is quite a bit more elaborate, more creative and more involved, and to be straight forward - due to the extra time and resources needed also more expensive.

How much more of an investement it is is hard to say due to the many variables. But jusy because the outcome is much more exciting does not necesary mean the cost involved must be crazy too.

Book a free consultation call and let us see what would be needed for your dream-shoot!




How much does a Fine Art / Creative Portrait shoot cost ?


Fine Art Portraits and Creative Portraits are personalized and every single one is different and therefore they are generally priced individually.

After receiving your inquiry, we will set up a consultation with you either on the phone or via zoom-call (during covid-restrictions).

In this call we listen to your ideas and visions, discuss options, and also can provide some input and develop ideas together with you even further.

We will also discuss your budget, discuss timelines, and go into any further questions you may have.

As a starting point (no Hair/Make-Up, no special effects) plan for a budget starting at $350, but as mentioned beforehand after we have our free consultation we can provide you with a detailed and exact quote.




Creative Portraits vs Fine Art Photography - what's the difference ?


While the borders between Fine Art Photography and Creative Portraiture are not written in stone and everyone will have a slightly different opinion we'll try to give a explanation how we define them for the purpose of our website and our work-style:

In Fine Art Photography the focus lies on creating a piece of art - the image as a whole with all its content (including the person in it ) should be perceived as artitself.

The colours are (typically) a bit more muted than in Creative Portraits and often you can see textures imitating canvas or old glass plates (from the very early days of photography) subtly blended into the image.

Fine Art Images are also often composites- that means they are created by blending two or more images together using Photoshop or similar software.

The appearance can go from looking like a classic oilpainting to looking like a black and white Art print - creating a piece of art is the main focus.

Creative Portraits are usually focused on the person itself and are a bit more 'lifelike' (not looking like a painting as some Fine Art Portraits may).

Creative Portraits is clearly different than your'classic' portrait by using different poses, locations, props and often breaking the compositional rules (i.e. Rule of Thirds) taht classic portraits tend to follow.

They may also contain special lighting effects (i.e. coloured flashes), special effects in general (i.e. smoke bombs), unusual locations or props and may also be manipulated using Photoshop or similar software.

If you are not sure which one is for you send us and email and let's find out together!





Some examples of our work