Q + A

What do you shoot?

I currently only offer individual portraits (Senior and Adult Portraits). I also do product, content, and commercial photography. Over the course of my career I have also photographed dancers, yogis, nudes, boudoir, weddings, events, headshots, families, and newborns; but I have chosen to narrow my services down in order to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

How long will my session last?

Portrait Sessions last somewhere from 1 to 2 hours.

Will I receive the digital images from my session?

Most of the packages I offer include digital downloads with rights to print. If a package does not include digital downloads, it will be available as an add-on.

How many locations can I choose for my portrait session?

I like to choose one location that provides a variety of views within walking distance. If you want more than one location, let me know how many and where they are so we can discuss the possibilities. It is possible that multiple locations will equal a higher session price.

Will you edit out my blemishes?

Blemishes happen. (I've yet to meet someone who likes them) Yes, basic blemish removal is included in your package. However, please note that extreme cases may require an additional fee. If this is a concern please discuss this with me before your session date.

What should I wear?

Your clothes are an important part of your self expression. Wear something you love! Wear what makes you feel good about yourself. Also consider the location that your session will be held and think about what outfits will look nice in that setting. Still can't decide, or Parent and Senior can't agree? That's ok, bring multiple outfits and make everyone happy!

How many outfit changes do you recommend for senior portraits?

Choosing multiple outfits is great and adds variety to your final results. I'm pretty go-with-the-flow during photo sessions, so I don't have a limit - however I generally recommend around three outfits. Keep in mind that there may not be a private location to change.

What if the weather is bad or I can't make it to my session?

In the case of bad weather or absolutely any other reason, your session will be rescheduled. Please keep in mind, however, that space is limited - especially in Summer and Fall - so sometimes finding a new time can be a bit tricky if you have a busy schedule too.

What kind of camera do you have?

Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon 5D Mark II, and Fujifilm X100T

What editing software do you use?

Lightroom and Photoshop

How did you get started?

I have enjoyed snapping pictures for as long as I can remember, but I didn’t start taking photography seriously until after my first child was born in 2008. In early 2010, hoping to improve my skills, I sought out an internship which gave me the opportunity to work first hand with two very talented photographers. They taught me more than I can ever thank them for and jump-started my career in the photography business. I officially launched Lydia Woosley Photography early summer of 2011, with my second child strapped to my chest.

Who is Grant Stone?

Grant Stone is a company based in Baroda, MI that makes men's Goodyear Welt boots and shoes. In March of 2019, I started doing lifestyle sessions for Grant Stone's social media content. That progressed into various other works for their website and by the end of the year I was doing all their product photography as well. I am now the primary photographer for Grant Stone and I love being part of their team!