Personality Portraits

Portraits of your authentic self for graduation, love, self-esteem... or just for fun.
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A true inspiration. If you’re feeling a little shy about cameras, William will put you right at ease. Professional, knowledgeable, skilled, and truly fun to work with. I highly recommend Petruzzo Photography.

I’ve had the joy of working with William a couple of times. Everytime has had the same outcome, fantastic photographs. He always operates in a fun but professional manner. He was able to help me relax and paid great attention into helping me get the best possible product.

Felipe who took the photos was friendly, engaging, and great at making me feel at ease. Would highly recommend Petruzzo Photography as they are both skilled and interpersonally effective!

Camera-shy though I am, he tapped into my natural sociability and captured portraits with the complexity and artistry I hoped for. It was an absolutely great experience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where will the session take place?

Personality Portrait Sessions always take place on-location. Depending on what style of images you like, we may shoot in your home, in a local park, a museum, or a downtown area.

How far will you travel?

Travel to locations within 35 miles of the 21054 zip code is included with your session. Travel beyond that will cost a little extra.

Will you photoshop the images?

Depending on the context of the image, we will remove some non-permanent blemishes and may slightly soften skin where it looks unnaturally rough. On portraits, we generally do not perform major cosmetic adjustments.

I'm nervous, will you be patient with me?

Definitely. Having your picture taken can feel scary and stressful. We are always working to help you feel comfortable and relaxed so you can have a good time and an excellent experience.

How long before the images are finished?

Standard turn around time for family portraits is 14 business days. Rush delivery is available at an additional cost.

How long do sessions usually last?

We keep shooting until we feel satisfied that we’ve captured what we are after. Personality Portraits generally take between about 45 minutes and one hour and 15 minutes.

What if I get sick, there is bad weather, or an emergency?

We make every effort to accommodate changes in schedule, bearing in mind we can only reserve one date at a time per booking, so schedules will be based on current availability at the time of rescheduling.

Is this good for professional headshots?

Personality portraits are for personal purposes only. So, if you’re looking for a headshot for work, check out our headshot photography services.

Can I wear multiple outfits?

Certainly. However, be aware that we cannot guarantee there will be a place to change clothes. If you’re not planning to hold your session in your home, we recommend bringing alternate outer wear, which is easy to change in public.

How should I dress for the session?

Well, pretty much anything you think looks good. Whatever you wear, we suggest that it be comfortable, as well as something ‘tried and true’. You may want to avoid wearing something for the first time during your session.

Are there any other fees I should expect?

Our packages are all inclusive, but do not include tax. If you wish to schedule a session outside of our normal service area you will be required to pay for travel. You may also be required to pay for prints, advanced retouching, parking and event or location admissions during the session.

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