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Mark Jordan Photography Family Portrait Pricing


Mark Jordan Photography offers over forty portrait sizes ranging from 5×7 inches to nearly 5×7 feet, and carries three distinct Portrait Qualities: Simple, Standard & Signature. Whether you’re on a tight budget and looking for something simple or desire the very finest, state-of-the-art in photography, with Gift/Desktop sizes starting at $48, we offer something for just about everyone.


Prices vary on any one size depending on 4 Portrait Pricing Factors: Size, Quality, Artistry, and Finish

1. SIZE
We list portrait SIZE first because it is the most important factor when selecting a portrait. Why? Emotional Impact.

Should you like to discover more about the quintessential component to selecting your portrait size, we’ve prepared a brief but informative post dedicated to “How to Select Portrait Size.”

2. QUALITY
     Simple – automated-machine
     Custom – photo-lab technician
     Signature – handcrafted exclusively by Mark Jordan (100 year archival)

3. ARTISTRY 
     Plain –  Pre-Post Production Refinements
     Express – Minimal Retouching
     Classic – Moderate Retouching
     Masterpiece – Meticulous Retouching and Color/Contrast/Depth

• Masterpiece is also where clients select their favorite expressions from each person, allowing Mark to masterfully “swap” each face to create the “perfect” portrait. We also offer this service on an “a la carte” basis.

4. FINISH    
     Paper: glossy; pebble or stipple lacquer texture
     Parchment: luster; linen or stipple lacquer texture
     Metallic:  glossy; stipple lacquer texture
     Canvas: natural canvas or hand brushed oils


COMPLIMENTARY PORTRAIT CONSULTATION
Because of the personalized nature of our work, the first step is to meet with us. We provide a complimentary portrait consultation just for this purpose – it’s a time of discovery, discussion and design. I would love to get together at our residential studio and talk about your upcoming portrait.

Simply CONTACT us, and we’ll reply promptly.


SIMPLE & STANDARD

The Simple and Standard Portraits qualities are known by any number of names, such as Automated and Custom (respectively). They are the two most common styles of photographic prints, which the vast majority of portraits studios offer.  Regardless of what we might label them, they are the optimal choice on those occasions where either a finer portrait quality is not required or for budgetary considerations.

The Simple quality is an Automated-Machine quality print and is best for keepsake needs where having the captured memory is more important than the quality of the photograph. The Simple photograph is typically best suited for children portraits or fun, playful photographs destined for family albums.

Custom print quality is manufactured by a Photo-lab Technician, and is typical of most studios top-of-the-line color. The Custom quality is ideal for the vast majority of clients looking for “package printing,” and good color at an attractive price.

Custom printing is also where we derive the reprint pricing for our finest portrait quality, Signature. After your primary Signature photograph has been created and printed (meaning the extensive work has already been completed), reprints from Signature creations are substantially discounted. We accommodate for this by employing the reprint prices from our Custom quality.


SIGNATURE

Signature Quality is the ultimate in family portraiture – each is rendered solely by the inspired vision of Mark Jordan. From the initial raw digital files and precise color control, to the fastidious detail given to composition, cropping and printing, each aesthetic step is thoroughly considered and painstakingly performed by Mark Jordan.

Underscored by its magnificent, rich color, the Signature Portrait’s lifelike character is deep, rich and warmly stimulating.

Every Signature Portrait utilizes the finest photographic materials and is signed by the artist, Mark Jordan. Signature portraits are guaranteed for a lifetime of enjoyment.

Signature Portraits are offered in two levels of Artistry applications: Classic (moderate retouching) and Masterpiece (meticulous retouching and expression exchanging).

In additional, we provide three Finish styles from which to choose:
     • Parchment (handcrafted paper)
     • Metallic (archival metal like surface)
     • Canvas (where the color layer is embedded into artist’s canvas).

All three portrait qualities are also offered in two surface styles:
     • Natural – is the native surface character of the portrait Finish
     • Textured – pebble, linen, stipple lacquer or hand-brushed oils

Finally, when viewing our Price Lists, you may notice that Signature Sizes begin at 11×14. The reason being is that the production costs of any size smaller than an 11×14 require the same attention to detail. This does not mean, however, that a size smaller than an 11×14 cannot be ordered. However, the price for smaller Signature Portraits (e.g. 5×7, 8×10) are the same as an 11×14.

We also believe that in order to fully enjoy the aesthetic quality and uniqueness that the Signature portrait exudes, an 11×14 is the smallest dimension one might consider when purchasing a Signature Portrait quality.


PRICES LISTS

We are are currently revising the design of our Price Lists to make them internet friendly. We anticipate our new designs being ready shortly. However, in the meantime, we’ve posted our printed prices lists for you. Please let us know if you have any questions and we’ll be happy to discuss any aspect of our price lists with you.

Orange County Photographer, Mark Jordan


Mark Jordan
Master Craftsman Photographer
American Society of Photographers
International Photography Hall of Fame & Museum
Orange County Photographer of the Year
3-Time Honoree -EPCOT’S World’s Greatest Photographers Exhibit


When looking for a professional Orange County Family Portraits photographer, or Orange County Headshots Photographer please call 949-888-8071 or complete our online request form.


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