Feedback from a Centre Manager:
"I found Sarah through a friend who had her child's kindy photos through Brisbane Kindy Photos. I was blown away by how she had captured their little boy's personality and made it look so 'un-kindy'. Sarah was fantastic to deal with, very professional and took the time to work with each child to ensure their special moments were captured. Sarah was fantastic with the staff and children are our centre, and it really showed through the photos we received. After receiving average feedback from previous companies used I can happily say I have had nothing but positive feedback from Sarah's photos and will continue to use her service in the coming years."
Children have so much more to give than just their "Say Cheese" face.
- ORDERING - Complete online ordering -no paper or cash
- CONVENIENT - We handle all parent communication
- PROFESSIONAL - Superior studio quality images and products
- NO OBLIGATION - Parents can choose to purchase as many images as they like (digital files are available)
- MINIMAL INTERRUPTION - We are committed to minimal interruption for your centre
- Fundraising opportunities
- Additional bonuses for Kindys
Can you tell me a little about the process? We have an awesome team of photographers who have been trained to work in the same style and are all brilliant with young children. We photograph all children attending your centre (unless requested otherwise) with both a black backdrop and a few spots in their playground. We aim to capture 10-20 different images of each child. A few weeks after photo day parents are given access to their private, online digital system to take care of ordering and processing payments. There is no obligation for parents to order - it's completely up to them. We minimally interrupt classroom schedules and provide a unique product to your families. We always work in teams of photographer and an assistant to help with organising the children and getting them ready for their photos.
What do you need from the centre? We will need just a few things from you, including classroom rosters, daily classroom schedules, and a list of any special instructions or sensitive information you think may be pertinent. Also, if your centre utilises a bulk email system to notify parents of various announcements, we would love to take advantage of that a couple of times during this process to remind and encourage participation. If additional items pop up along the way, we will be sure to communicate those needs with you.
Do you photograph siblings? Yes! We photograph all siblings attending your centre. Due to time constraints we are unable to photograph siblings who do not attend the centre.
Do parents need to pre-pay? We photograph all children in attendance while we are at your centre, unless requested otherwise. There are no forms for parents to hand in and registrations and ordering is all online. There is no obligation for parents to order photos.
Do you have insurance? Yes. We have public liability insurance. We are happy to provide proof of insurance upon request.
Do you have Blue Cards? Yes, everyone in our team has a current Blue Card.
Where do you take the pictures? We usually shoot exclusively outdoors, preferably under some type of canopy or verandah and out in the playground. Safety is our first priority, second only to ideal lighting conditions, which are best achieved by the use of natural sunlight. We prefer not to shoot indoors due to my unique setup.
Will we have to re-schedule for inclement weather? Thanks to our wonderful Brisbane climate, it is not likely that we will have to make adjustments because of the weather, but in the cases where there there is a lot of rain/storm, high winds we occasionally need to postpone or move indoors. We will keep in close contact with your centre if the forecast looks doubtful and will do my very best to minimise postponements and work together with you to reschedule at the earliest possible date.
How do parents pay you? Our entire system is hosted online. Proofs are released for viewing through an online link, and all orders and payments are processed online. The kindy/daycare does not have to worry about printed proofs, order forms, or handling/processing money. Our online system takes care of everything.
How long does the whole process take? After we take the pictures, it will take approximately 2 weeks before proofs are ready for parents to view. The order deadline will be listed for 2 weeks after proof release. Once all orders are in, products will be delivered to your centre 2 weeks later.
What does it cost for the families? Ordering photos is completely optional. We offer both print packages as well as digital files parents can print themselves. Individual prints start at $20 and our print packages start at $35. We also offer custom products, such as canvas prints and framed enlargements.
Staff photos We photograph all staff and give digital files and a staff group collage complimentary.
Staff with children attending centre We offer staff a $35 credit -enough to purchase Package 1 or they can choose to put it towards a different package.