JBMercer Photography

Fine art portraiture services specializing in the original authentic use of film.

A nonrefundable booking fee of $100s due upon booking.

Products

Fine Art Prints beginning at $15 for a 4x6

High Resolution Digital image at $50

Digitals are also available, starting at $220 for an entire set. Typically 30-50 photos

Weddings Services are $400 per hour of service (covers travel expenses, film, developing fees, taxes, editing, my time)and a private gallery to download the digitals.

Please let me know if you have any other questions.

Black and white or Color?

The whole purpose of a photograph is to document a message, a moment, or at the very least a feeling. With black and white photographs this message or theme is more easily conveyed to the audience because there is less in the photo to dirstract you from it. Every photograph you will ever see will have colors, composition, at least 3 elements, and a theme that will make up that photograph. Unless of course it is a black and white photograph. By using black and white photographs instead of color the artist removes the distraction of color, causing the audience to unknowingly look at a specific element of the photograph. Doing this conveys the feeling more directly than if you were taking a color photograph. It is a very simple eye manipulation that can drastically change what you want your audience to see. 

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What does this portrait make you feel?