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Q & A 
General questions frequently asked

01.    How can I book a photoshoot?

You can contact me via DM Instagram or this website!

02.    How far in advance should I book?

Reservations can be made as early as 3 months in advance. For closer dates, please check the calendar on the top page for available dates.

03.    What are your payment options?

Currently, I ask that payment be made through this website or in person and in Japanese yen cash. 

04.    How long do we have to wait to get our images delivered?

Except for family emergencies, all sessions will be edited and returned within 5 days. 

05.    Do you have location suggestions? 

Yes, I do! I'm happy to make suggestions upon your request. Also, I often go where the client wants me to go with them. 

06.    What should I wear?

It is recommended that family and friends wear some matching colors or patterns. Kimonos are also a good choice, as they are very Kyoto-like.

07.    Can I bring some props? 

By all means! Please let me know what's on your mind in advance if you can. I also can bring a picnic blanket if we go outside. 

08.     Do you travel?

I'd be happy to travel to Osaka and Nara, but I'm open to anything! Please send me a message!

Q & A 
About Kyoto portrait tour 

01.    How can I book a Kyoto portrait tour?

You can contact me via DM Instagram or this website!

02.    What's included in a tour? 

Up to 2 hours of a photo session. Post-production (by using Lightroom or Photoshop, or both). 30+ images are guaranteed. Data are sent via email (Except for family emergencies, all sessions will be edited and returned within 5 days). 

What's NOT included? : Transportation fee during the photo shoot. 

For pricing, please refer to Info

03.    Has specific locations for the photo shoot already been selected?

No, it hasn't. During our initial message exchange, I will ask you about your requests and preferences regarding the location of the shoot. I will then suggest a location plan for you, considering logistics and time.  

04.    Can you suggest a Kimono rental shop?

Yes, I can. I can suggest a few shops. Please make a reservation on your end. English is available on their online booking website. Also, please note that you must be done with all of your kimono dress-up before the shoot, which could take 1 hour to 1.5 hours to get you dressed in your Kimono and get your hair done. 

05.    Where will we meet up for a tour? 

We will discuss the starting point beforehand and will meet on-site. 

06.    Can you suggest must-visit places or restaurants in Kyoto? 

Yes, I can and I'd love to! I have several favorite restaurants and cafes in the city. 

07.    Can I ask you a general question about traveling to Japan, manners, Do's and Don'ts? 

Of course, you can! I have experience working at a travel company in Japan so I can give you some advice. 

08.     Will you help me surprise my loved ones??

I'd be happy to do that! I look forward to hearing from you and discussing a personalized surprise plan for your loved one and you to make a life-long memory! 

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