portraits

i offer custom on location portrait sessions within the los angeles area. natural or strobe lighting or photojournalistic photography that can be used either at your home or at another location. this provides a comfortable setting to insure the best pictures for everyone involved. this is perfect especially with babies and younger children, if everyone is comfortable, then you will have great pictures! images can be black & white or color.

  • package a- is a 2 hour session at one location. this includes one dvd of images, proof sheet(printed & emailed), 1 8x10, 1 5x7 & 8 wallets of one photo of your choice. $350
  • package b- is a 2-3 hour session with 1-2 wardrobe changes and at either one location(close to the original location) or different lighting & background at the original location. this includes one dvd of images, proof sheet(printed & emailed), 1 11x14, 2 8x10's, 4 5x7's, 6 4x6's & 16 wallets of one photo of your choice. $450
  • package c- is a 3 hour session with 1-2 wardrobe changes and at either one location(close to the original location) or different lighting & background at the original location. this includes one dvd of images, proof sheet(printed & emailed), 1 11x14, 4 8x10's, 6 5x7's, 10 4x6's & 16 wallets of one photo of your choice. $550

if you would like to have a customized portrait package starting from $350 outside of what is listed, or something that is more intimate, please contact me and we can discuss it further.

turnaround time for your dvd & prints is 1 week after you have chosen which photo you want prints to be made of. the chosen photo to be printed will be retouched & color. corrected slightly if needed. if you would like more retouching to be done, this is $50 per hour and will take additional time.

the dvd's are not slide shows, but are data dvd's and will not play in a standard dvd player. they are similar to a cd, but will hold 7x more images.

a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the chosen portrait package is required in full to reserve your appointment. this deposit must be received within 3 days of making your appointment in order to reserve your time. after 3 days the appointment will not be guaranteed, NO exceptions. cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the session. new appointments will be made at the time of the cancellation. if you need to reschedule less than 48 hours in advance there will be an additional $50.00 fee.

i accept personal checks and paypal. all personal checks must first be approved with the bank in order to hold the appt. if the check is not approved, then you can pay using paypal. this is a safe, secure and free site to pay for any services rendered or to transfer funds.

all images are the property of deirdre ryan photography and can be used for marketing purposes. names of clients, especially children, will never be shown.

when contacting me, please be sure to include where you live with a zip code. los angeles is a large city. the areas i travel to for portraits are the san fernando valley, burbank, Glendale, pasadena, hollywood, west hollywood, santa monica, marina del rey, los feliz, silverlake, downtown los angeles area, culver city, beverly hills, and other close surrounding areas of the areas listed.

these pricing structures, turnaround & travel are for portrait clients only, and not for commercial clients.

contact me for details on the different portrait packages and custom holiday cards.

please note: to have portraits in time for the holidays, with pictures only, the deadline for a sitting is december 15th. after that day there is no guarantee.

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