Boondocks Portrait Studio Sault Ste. Marie MichiganBoondocks Portrait Studio Sault Ste. Marie MichiganBoondocks Portrait Studio, 409 Ashmun Street, Suite 214, Sault Ste. Marie Michigan
Photographer Angela Kipling. Natural light studio in downtown Sault Sainte Marie, MI

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Commonly asked questions Index:




Where is your studio located?

Boondocks Portrait Studio is new to downtown Sault Ste. Marie, so this one is asked often. I am happy to say the studio is located at 409 Ashmun Street, on the second floor, Suite 214. It right across the street Cup of the Day, and directly above Thinking of U. You can access the second floor through the door to the left of Alpine Chocolate Haus.


Do I get all my images from my session?

If you purchase a digital package that includes digital images  then yes. Packages included session fees and digital options in one price. This includes all the edited images including black and white. All images can be directly downloaded upon once the your gallery is live on


Do you provide a disc with images?

No, I do not provide a disc with images.  You can purchase a package with direct downloading and print rights or you can get them on a USB drive if you have purchased all of the images. 


How long is my photo session?

Your photo session length will depending on the type of session. Please refer to the prices page for types of sessions. Examples: A newborn takes at least an hour and half, because it simply takes time to pose newborns, plus there are feedings, etc. to take into account. A anniversary couples session or quick family session can be done in a half hour. You will be happier with a longer session, it gives you time to warm up to the process.


Can I order prints directly from your website?

Yes, I provide high quality archival prints for a reasonable cost with the convenient ordering directly from your gallery. Prices and sizes range from wallets and 4x6’s to 20x30 gallery wraps. There is never a min. to order. Depending on how fast you need your images there is a shipping charge. In 2016 I do plan to offer a in store pick up option with no shipping fee.


Do I get the rights to my images?

Print rights come with every digital package. This means you can print your own images and post to social media.


How long before I can see my photo gallery and order prints or download my images?

Editing usually takes a week or less (sometimes only 24 hours, it just depends on the week). Once your gallery is live I send you an email and password. All galleries are private but you can share them with family and friends. You can now order directly from the studio. Once your gallery is live you can come in and place your order. I can help walk you through sizes, show you samples and explain the many options available to you.


How do I download my edited gallery images?

Once your images have been edited and put into the your private gallery you will receive an email which allows you to download your images. The email contains explicit directions for downloading.

How to download my images…. Please use the link provided in your email for access to your edited gallery.  Use the provided password.  Once you have accessed your edited gallery, you will be able to select which downloads you like (if that's apart of the package your purchased.) Add them to your cart and check out. You will receive an email with instructions how to download them.


What should I/we wear for my photo session?

Please see Planning for My Session.


What is photo touch up/editing?

I edit the best images from your session and provide you as many options as possible. Number of edited photos that end up in you gallery vary depending on your session. Example: Outdoor family or In Studio Newborn session can have over 40 images. Simple 1/2 hour in studio sessions may only have 15-20. There is no magic number.


What is the largest size I can print?

Prints and gallery wraps can be made up to 20x30. 


What if I lose my images? Can I get reprints after the gallery expires?

Don't worry your images are safe and backed up.  I can access proofs and edits for a small fee of $50/per gallery to re-access.


I didn't download my proofs in time, how can I access them?

NEW: Clients are allowed 30 days to download their proofs. Should a client not download their proofs within the allotted time frame they need to pay a $50 unlocked service charge to re-access their proofs for downloading. Please contact Angela Kipling, to get invoiced or stop by the studio to pay.


How long does it take to get prints?

I offer a one time FREE shipping on all standard shipping (5-8 business days). I offer different types of shipping from expedited which is 2-3 business days and that is $15.


How do I get a deal?

My pricing structure is set up so that you are always getting high quality images at a great price. There are only a few times when sessions are discounted for special events. “Mini Sessions” are not something I do so if a deal is posted it always includes most any kind of session though there may be time limits.


No, the watermark that is on each image in the gallery does not appear on downloaded images and/or prints.