FAQs

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS “FAQ” LIST IS NOT COMPLETE AND ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. OVER TIME INFORMATION MAYBE ADDED OR SUBTRACTED FROM THIS LIST, IT IS MEANT TO BE USED AS A GUIDE ONLY. PLEASE EMAIL ME OR CALL ME FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION

 

Where are you from?
I am from Melbourne, Victoria Australia.

 

When did you come to the United States?
I was fortunate to live in most states of Australia, thereby seeing a lot of my country. So I headed to the United States as a tourist in 2000. I then met my wife Melissa in 2001 in Belize Central America and later married. Before residing in the United States full time.

 

How much experience do you have?
I have been shooting since 1986. Since then I have taken well over 350,000 pictures in more than 20 countries both above and below the water.

 

When did you start shooting professionally?
I started my professional career back in 1998 when I worked on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef as a professional underwater photographer & videography as a PADI MSDT Scuba Diving Instructor. This line of work took me to Belize in Central America and the British Virgin Islands before settling in the United States.

 

When did you buy your first camera gear?
I bought my first Single Lens Reflex (SLR) film camera back in 1986 and a range of lenses that allowed me to shoot very wide angle, right up to 600mm super telephoto.

 

What do you take pictures of?
Quite simply, I take pictures of anything and everything! Feel free to look over my website and you will find a very diverse range of photography that will astound you.  My passion is underwater photography, though in recent years I am shooting more portrait and action images, with the last 6 years shooting pictures of our troops in Iraq & Afghanistan.

 

Do you photograph action sports?
Yes I do, recently I have been a regular at motocross, BMX venues and continually looking at other sports to specialize in. NOTE: Using multiple off camera flashes in the hands of an assistant allows me to create awesome custom action portraiture.

 

Do you photograph sports?
Yes, but more like staged portraiture covering football, soccer, baseball players. Nothing like Mom & Pop running around the side lines with their entry level SLRs, but more advanced studio setups on or beside a field.

 

Do you photograph weddings?
Yes. I blend the perfect mix of photojournalism and traditional photography to give you the very best images of your day covering everything from intimate fleeting moments during the preparation to the staged Bride & Groom, and family images everyone loves to see on their walls or in albums.

 

Do you do family portraiture?
Yes I am happy to photograph individuals, couples, family’s, Modeling, Seniors, Pets etc. Please contact me to discuss your needs. I can photograph either inside or outside environments.

 

Do you photograph children?
Yes! I photograph, Newborns, infants, toddlers, children, and up to teenagers. I employ a variety of advanced lighting and specialized triggers in an effort to get the very best images.

 

Do you photograph vehicles?
Yes, I photograph everything from motorcycles, exotic cars, up to large trucks.

 

Do you do boudoir photography?
Yes, this can be done almost anywhere, like a hotel or your private residence. There are a lot of other considerations taken and expressed to you before such a photography session goes into play. Please contact me for additional details.

 

Do you do nude photography?
Yes, please contact me for details

 

Do you photograph corporate personal and or events?
Yes I am available to cover most corporate events and provide you my services. Please contact me for details.

 

Do you take photographs of medical professionals?
Yes! Doctors, Surgeons, Dentist, and other professional disciplines are covered. I also do clinic staff photographs too. So if you need to make a statement on who you are and why people should trust you, then may I suggest you consider my services, I guarantee you will not be disappointed.

 

Do you take photographs of surgical operations?
Yes!  Given my diverse back ground in medicine and experience in operating rooms over the past 20 years, I am very capable to provide expert imagery for medical procedures without compromising sterile fields.

 

Do you take photographs of boats?
Yes, I can photograph external and internal images of any private watercraft.

 

Do you do underwater photography?
Yes, I have been shooting professional underwater photography for a number of years. I have the ability to meet and exceed your expectations.

 

Do you do aerial photography?
Yes, I am able to provide you images taken from any aerial platform. Images can be taken from almost any airplane, helicopter or light aircraft. Please contact me to discuss your needs.

 

Can you do time lapse or remote photography?
Yes, I can take thousands of images over a 24hr period or set up system to remote capture anything crawling out of a hole or passing between two given points – livestock, wildlife, people etc.

 

Is there anything you don’t know how to photograph?
No, I have an extensive range of professional gear and specialty equipment that gives me the capability to not only capture what you want, but with the right gear and creativeness provide you with many other unique and exciting images you never thought of.

 

Can you travel nationally and internationally?
Yes… Most cases I need 4-8 weeks lead time, but I have been known to leave on very short notice. Time and speed of departure from Texas is dependent on current work commitments. Contact me as soon as possible to discuss your travel plans.

 

What are you fees for traveling internationally?
My fee schedule varies on distances traveled and modes of transport, please contact me to discuss options.

 

What are you fees for traveling within North America?
My fee schedule varies on distances traveled, please contact me to discuss options.

 

How do I book you for a photo shoot?
Please email me at [email protected] and let me know a brief summary of who, what, when, I will get back to you that same day or very early the next day to arrange a free consultation face to face locally or over the phone.

 

What is your refund policy?
For shoots over $500.00

10% cancellation fee with less than 30 days before the event,

30% cancellation fee with less than 21 days before the event,

50% cancellation fee with less than 14 days before the event,

80% cancellation fee up till 3 days before the event,

100% cancellation fee under 3 days before the event.

Shoots under $500.00

10% cancellation fee with less than 21 days before the event,

30% cancellation fee up till 7 days before the event,

60% cancellation fee up till 3 days before the event,

100% cancellation fee under 3 days before the event.

$ Amounts & Time are subject to change

 

Do you provide images on CD or any other media?
No! All images taken in the photographic session will be uploaded to www.TerryMooreImages.com for purchasing. You will be given a coupon code with a set % discount to apply to your purchase. The discount amount varies with the type of photo shoot you book me for.

 

Who owns the copyright to all images?
Terry Moore, of TerryMooreImages.com owns the exclusive copyright to every image taken of your event.  With legal representation available to me from within my family I pursue all copyright infractions vigorously. Please do not copy any image without having the proper release or permission.

 

Do you release your images to the client?
Yes. Every photography shoot has a release in one form or another. It depends on what I am photographing, pricing and intended distribution to name a few. Please call me to discuss your needs, I promise I will do my best to accommodate your needs.

 

Do you require model releases?
Yes whenever possible a model release will be required from all people I photograph.

 

Do you provide images for non-profit organizations?
No! I am willing to discuss there needs and work with them with a custom price. Please contact me to discuss your needs.

 

Do you provide releases for students assignments?
Yes. Please contact me to discuss your needs.

 

Do you use an assistant?
Yes I do, but not always. If the shoot requires one for me to work more efficiently then one will be with me.

 

Can I be your assistant?
No not at this stage.

 

Are you discreet?
Yes! I am capable of providing a very discreet photographic session for those who want images out of the pubic domain or other media. This applies to all personalities, celebrities or others who wish for their session to remain private. Contact me for more details.

 

What kind of print products do you offer?
Terry Moore Images offers a huge range of print products available to you online. You can purchase framed prints, Large prints, coffee mugs, stationary, and the list goes on.  I also accept custom orders for luxurious print products, such as high gloss metal prints.

 

What kinds of underwater shoots do you do?

·      I am available for commercial contracts, photographing docks, pipelines, rigs, vessels etc.

·      I also shoot Bubble makers, which is a new program I am developing for 2012 which captures children playing in pools where I lay a backdrop in the water against the wall and capture them as they bomb the surface.

·      Underwater fantasy Modeling

·      Pregnancy – Pre birth images of the mother

·      Taking images of you during Scuba Courses. And

·      Any other reason you need a professional underwater photographer.

 

Do you teach photography?
Soon! At this time I am writing short introductory course programs to assist those who want to get the most out of their Point & Shoot and entry level SLR cameras. I will be also offering underwater photography courses from entry level to advanced covering point & shoot and SLR systems. Lastly I am available for one on one teaching at a rate of $50hr, this rate is for teaching you “Either” Macro, Wide Angle, Super Wide Angle, Point & Shoots, This does not include transport, incidentals such as food drinks etc.