Preparing For Your Session

Female Suggestions


  • Wear clothing that is comfortable
  • Choose solid colors if possible
  • Ideas: party dress, skirt and top, dress jeans and sweater/shirt, leggings and a long top, scarves, a sports uniform
  • Avoid Stripes and Bold Patters
  • Make sure no undergarments are exposed.
  • Avoid sleeveless or spaghetti straps
  • Make-up-nothing shiny, matte if possible, avoid think dark eyeliner
  •  Bring a comb or brush for your hair, clean free flowing hair is best
  • Think Accessories
  • Iron your clothes-no wrinkles bring them on hangers
  • Nail polish-make sure its no chipped or wear none

Male Suggestions


  • Groom the morning of the portrait session
  • Bring a comb or brush
  • Wear solid toned clothing
  • Avoid plaids and loud strips
  • Ideas: Casual Dress or Plain t-shit and dress jeans, sports coat and dress shirt, suit and tie, leather or denim jacket, sweater, sports uniform, your favorite hat.
  • Avoid: White undershirts, loud or bright colors
  • Iron your clothes and bring them on hangers


Studio Policy


All portrait sessions must be paid for in full to reserve your requested appointment. This deposit is non-refundable. If you cannot make your appointment, we will reschedule you for another time, two times.  We require a full 24 hours before your session to cancel and reschedule.

If you are a no-show and the 24 hour call was not made, we will not reschedule or return your deposit. This is because we will be unable to rebook that appointment on such notice. If however, you are suddenly ill, we will reschedule, two times.

Full Payment is required before any orders are placed. No refunds or changes can be made to the original order after the order is placed.

A beautiful portrait requires careful planning. Good communication of the goals, your wishes and desires at an initial consultation play an essential  part in the creation of the final product.  If possible, we would like you to make an appointment  to meet with us and plan your session ideas and clothing choices.  Your portrait will be enhanced with proper attire. We encourage both formal and informal changes of clothing. Dress for length and be sure to coordinate socks, shoes, hats and jewelry. When deciding what to wear take into consideration the color scheme of the where the portrait will be hung.  We encourage you to bring your favorite things/props to a session.

Use of Images

Paul S. Robinson is the owner of the copyright for all images that he creates. We reserve the right to display portraits and use images in promotion and advertising material. If you do not wish us to use your images, simply let us know prior to the session or at the time of ordering your images.

What's included.. each image of your order is carefully resized and retouched to remove unwanted minor blemishes and to soften facial lines.

Why we copyright our portraits...

Paul S Robinson Photography is proud of our reputation and the "custom portraits" we create. We will protect our reputation at all cost to prevent inferior copies and reproductions. All portraits created by Paul S. Robinson Photography are copyright protected by Federal Law. Any copy or reproduction (including scanning into home computers) is a violation of the Federal Copyright Law. 

Image Presentation

Approximately 1-2 weeks following your portrait session, your images will be ready for viewing. Remember there are no paper proofs to take home or "on-line viewings" due to the large number of images we take and professional image file sizes.

We will provide you will guidance and information to aid in your choices. Suggestions will be offered on various products, framing and package options. Please bring everyone involved in the decision process to this viewing presentation. Please leave small children under 10 at home. This appointment runs 1-2 hours in length. At the conclusion, your final decision and full payment for the order will be required.

We accept cash, checks and credit cards. Mass Sales Tax of 6.25% will be charged. There is a $30 service fee for all returned checks.

A minimum purchase of $150 plus sales tax is required for all orders.