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HEY CLASS OF 2015!!!

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Your senior year in high school is a very exciting time in your life.  This is the perfect time to document the young adult you have become over the years through a professional senior portrait.

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Sessions can be schedule at several locations with wardrobe changes as requested.

Do you need amazing senior pictures in the Richmond County and surrounding areas?

My senior pictures session generally takes about an hour.  I photograph most of the sessions outdoors but often use my studio in downtown Rockingham. N. C.   I can recommend several locations that add uniqueness and originality to your photographs.   I offer up to three wardrobe changes, 50 to 75  incredible images to select from, online viewing with shopping cart ordering and the freedom to design your own package.

- Mini Session – This option is $25.00 for a 30 min session at any predetermined location in Richmond County.  The photo file CD for mini sessions is available for $50.00.

- Hour Sessions – $40.00 sitting fee up to one hour. This option does not include prints. An online gallery will be setup for unlimited print ordering.  *(travel fee may apply to surrounding counties)  A Photo file CD consist of all edited  files cropped and prepared for unlimited printing up to 11×14 in size is available for $100.00.

Call 910-995-3569 or email jimmy@jmacphoto.com for more information or to schedule a session.

Tyler’s Cap and Gown Session

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Tyler came to the studio Yesterday to have his cap and gown pics made.   This was a short session, approximately 15-20 minutes.  The guys prefer it this way and I don’t waste time getting several poses.

The cap and gown session fee is $15.00.   I’ll photograph up to 5 different cap & gown poses. The proofs will be posted online for print and CD photo file purchasing. The CD ($35.00) will contain a high resolution file of all of the poses with copyright release for printing. You will need your own cap & gown set with applicable club sashes and stoles.  Please call or email to schedule an appointment.

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Aubrey’s Two Years Old!

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This was Aubrey’s third session with me.  She has always been very calm and provided some great posing for me.  As kids get older and comfortable with the camera I can capture more and more moments.  Aubrey was very entertaining and her personality shows in many of the photos. This session was just prior to her 2nd birthday.   As usual, it was a pleasure to work with Aubrey and her family.  Happy Birthday!!!

 

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Kaitlin and Ryan’s Engagement Session

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I’m looking forward to Kaitlin and Ryan’s May 2013 wedding day. If there engagement session is any indication of the fun that they will have on their wedding day, I would hate not to be a witness.  I photographed Kaitlin’s sister’s wedding a few years ago and remember the family very well.  Fun was had by all, including the photographer.  I enjoy seeing people have a good time and I have no doubt that Kaitlin and Ryan’s wedding day will be very similar.

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Scheduling Fall Photo Sessions

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Photos make great gifts.  Call or email to schedule your photo session.

Portraits (Family, Newborn, Senior, and pets)

- Mini Session – This option is $25.00 for a 30 min session at any predetermined location in Richmond County.  The photo file CD for mini sessions is available for $50.00

- Option A Cost-$60.00. This option includes a one hour session at a predetermined location. I will direct and shoot several different poses.
*(travel fee may apply to surrounding counties)

Fee includes print package containing prints of client selected pose.
Package consists of – One 8×10, two 5×7′s, and a set of 8 wallets. Photos are printed in a professional photography lab using Kodak Professional Supra Endura VC Digital Paper. With this paper don’t worry about prints fading. The standard archival value is 100 years in home display and 200 years in dark storage.

The remaining poses will also be available for ordering from an online gallery.

- Option B – $40.00 sitting fee up to one hour. This option does not include prints. An online gallery will be setup for unlimited print ordering.  *(travel fee may apply to surrounding counties)

A photo file CD with copyright release is available.  Photo file CD consist of all edited  files cropped and prepared for unlimited printing up to 8×10 in size.   CD for hour sessions $100.00.

*Add $20.00 for travel for locations outside of Richmond County – Anson, Montgomery, Moore, Scotland, Marlboro, and Chesterfield Counties.

Jimmy McDonald Photography
Rockingham, N.C.
(910) 995-3569
www.jmacphoto.com

Rock n roll Bride

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The Brinks family at OBX

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During a visit to the Outerbanks of North Carolina is was out during sunset capturing the clouds of a storm moving to the north.  The wind was swift, but helped keep the storm away and let the sun peep in and out of the clouds.  As I had my tripod positioned on a dock a gentleman approached me to ask question about photography.  After a brief introduction and conversation about my setup he asked if I would be willing to shoot some photos of his children.  Unfortunately it was too dark and I didn’t have my flash set up with me at the time.  However, we made plans to meet the next morning for some photos on the beach.   I was more than happy to spend some time shooting beach portraits of this family from Richmond VA.

The Fifth Generation

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Working with Hlee.

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Hlee contacted me several weeks ago requesting that I mentor her during her Senior school project.  After finding out about her topic and research I was happy to say “yes” and make arrangements to begin working with her.  Her project of comparing the tones and reactions between color and black and white photos sounded interesting to me.  After reading her initial report I could tell that Hlee had spend some time working on this project.  We planned several meeting to discuss various photos, shooting procedures and techniques.  Hlee also made herself available to assist me with several photo sessions to pick up some pointers in preparation for her project photos.   The session with her as the model allowed her to be in front of the camera while I explained, in detail, various methods for obtaining the desired photos.  We still have more work to do as Hlee finalizes her presentation and I look forward to seeing the final product.

 

 

Kierstan’s Senior Portraits

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Kierstan met me at Hamlet Depot one evening to pose for her Senior Portraits. The days leading to this day were very warm and comfortable. However, the night before saw a cold front move in and it brought wind with it. Regardless of the unpleasant conditions, Kierstan hung in there and followed direction without any complaints. We were fortunate to be able to enter the Depot to warm up and capture a few additional shots.

 

 

 

Brandie and Houston

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Brandie and Houston drove from Greensboro one evening for their photos session.  We met in Downtown Hamlet to shoot some couples photos for them.  While we shooting some random shots on a set of railroad tracks a freight train slowly approached us and stopped.  this could not have happened at a better time as if we had ordered it for the photo session.   I enjoyed working with the couple and look forward to working with them in the future.

 

McElrath in the studio.

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Cooler weather is trying to creep in and the McElrath photo session was scheduled in the studio to prevent us from freezing on this cold evening.  I enjoyed working with this family.

A second chance for family photos.

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This family photo session was our second attempt to get together due to thunderstorms that appeared on the first date.   I think that it worked out for the best and allowed the grass to grow a little bit higher and greener for the outdoor shots that we captured during this session.  I never know what to expect when a small child is placed in front of the camera.   In this case, I had full cooperation from everyone! Following the brief family session, we proceeded with senior portraits for the two oldest.  Their blogs will follow…



Nathan and family.

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The session was the second photo shoot for Nathan.  I was amazed at how much he had grown during the past four months.  Nathan was very alert of everything raking place around him.  It was interesting to watch him look around and study the other people around us.   Some of Nathans relatives also joined in for a few shots during the session.  I look forward to the next photo session in a few months.

 

Little A visiting grandma.

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Little A’s grandmother called to make an appointment for me to shoot some photos of her grand daughter while she was visiting Rockingham recently.   When she requested a background with water in it, Hinson Lake was my first choice.    Little A was very quiet, shy and cooperative.  She had a a very cute grin and was willing to move around and pose while we walked.   The early morning walk was very refreshing and I am glad to have captured the photos requested.

Hailey’s Senior Portrait Session

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We had a beautiful summer day to shoot Hailey’s senior portraits.   Hailey was very calm and chose great colors for her wardrobe.   We moved at a steady pace and were able to cover three locations before the sun disappeared.

 

Wedding Photography Services.

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You can design your own wedding photography package from the six options listed below.  A 25% deposit must be submitted with photography agreement to reserve your date.

A. Engagement photos $150.00 (approx 2 hours) Total number of photos vary.
-Copyright release photo file CD included. Several poses will be recommended.
-Option A is free with the purchase of B, D and E.

B. Bridal portraits $175.00 (approx 2 hours) Total number of photos vary. Several poses will be recommended. One 16×24 print of the file of your choice is included with this package.  Additional time can be scheduled.

C. Rehearsal services and dinner $250.00 (approx 3 hours) Includes 4×6 prints of all photos.

D. Wedding Day includes Bride’s preparation, Wedding Ceremony and Formals $600.00 (up to 4 hours)
-Bride and bridal party preparation
-Groom and groomsmen preparation
-Formal bride and bridesmaid photography prior to the wedding
-Formal separate bride and groom photography prior to the wedding
-Wedding ceremony
-Formal group photography – Bride and Groom, family, groomsmen…etc.
-Print package included – One 11×14, Six 8×10′s, Ten 5×7′s and a set of 4×6′s of all of the edited photos captured during the scheduled sessions above.

E. Reception photography, including speeches, first dance, bouquet toss, garter toss, cake cutting, misc candid shots, and departure of the bride and groom $300.00 (up to 3 hours)
- Print Package included – 4×6 of all edited photos captured during the reception.

F. High Resolution digital photo file CD with copyright release – $250.00
- Photo File CD will contain all edited photos captured on the wedding day
- Each file will be accompanied by a black and white version
- All photo files will be resized for unlimited printing and sharing
- Max print size is approx 8×10

The options listed above have been designed to allow coverage of most styles of weddings.  However, if you have additional or other requests than offered, I will be more than happy to discuss your plans an put together a package to better suit your wedding photography needs.

Mileage/travel may apply.   Additional time will be calculated per hour at a rate of $100 per hour.

A group photography list will be determined during a pre-wedding consultation with photographer.

Click here for Wedding Photography Contract.

Complete wedding galleries:

Click here for Katie and Kyle‘s wedding gallery.

Click here for Cameron and Sandy’s wedding gallery

Click here for Lenea and Wade’s wedding gallery

Click here for Lee and Laura‘s wedding gallery

Click here for Jonathan and Jacque’s wedding gallery.


Click here for Matt and Lindsey’s wedding gallery.


Click here for Brian and Elizabeth’s wedding gallery.

Fees include photo sessions and processing. Each photo is retouched and sized during processing. All photos are shot in hi-resolution color large format. Online proofs will be made available for viewing and print ordering.

Proof DVD’s are available for $50.00 each.

Photos are printed in a professional photography lab using Kodak Professional Supra Endura VC Digital Paper. With this paper don’t worry about prints fading. The standard archival value is 100 years in home display and 200 years in dark storage.

Our photocart also allows you to register your event prior to the date and invite family and friends to send monetary gifts toward the purchase of prints from your event.

Print pricing are as follows:
Printed on Kodak Professional Supra Endura VC Digital Paper
16×20  $29.99
11×14  $19.99
8×10  $9.99
5×7  $6.99
4×6   $3.99
Set of 8 wallets   $8.99

Printed on Standard Kodak Color Paper
Economy 8×10  $6.99
Economy 5×7  $4.99
Economy 4×6  $2.39
Economy set of 8 wallets  $6.99

Wedding Album Details:
Available in 10, 24, or 40 pages
Not limited to one Photo per page/side. Photographer and client will work together to prepare each page to print.
Open Center Hinge
Prints extend to within approximately 1/16″ of the page edge
Black leather cover
Gold or silver foil stamping

Sizes   10 Pages    24 Pages   40 Pages
4×6         $168.00     $229.99     $329.99
5×5         $168.00     $229.99     $329.99
5×7         $189.99     $239.99     $339.99
8×8         $199.99     $299.99     $459.99
8×10       $229.99     $289.99     $459.99
10×10     $255.99     $339.99     $499.99

Jimmy McDonald Photography
2115 Brookbank Road
Ropckingham NC 28379
910-995-3569
jimmy@jmacphoto.com

Lenea and Wade’s Production.

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For as long as I have know Lenea she has had a love for the stage and a variety of live entertainment.  Participating on the technical side of numerous events made Lenea want to produce her own wedding in similar fashion. Participants, costumes, lighting and sound are just a few of the elements of a live show.    Lenea and Wade applied similar elements to their wedding.  They were the characters of their own production on stage with special lighting and sound.  It was a great show that continued to the reception hall.  The time and effort appeared to be worth every minute.  Congratulations to you both!

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