The info in this FAQ is for on-location photography, event photography, and commercial photography, video, & graphic design

For non-commercial, in-studio portraits, please see this page.
For wedding packages, please see this page.



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PHOTO & VIDEO


Technical Details for Photos & Video


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PHOTO SPECS
  • Camera: Canon 5D Mark II
  • Image Resolution: 21 Megapixels (5616x3744 px)
    • up to 16"x24" @ 300 DPI w/ no blowup
    • enlargement for large formats like billboards still look sharp & beautiful
  • Shooting File Format: RAW .CR2
  • Working File Format: 16-bit TIFF
  • Archived File Format: 8-bit TIFF
VIDEO SPECS
  • Camera: Canon 5D Mark II
  • Video Resolution: 1920x1080 full HD @ 24p or 29.97p
  • The 5D's full frame sensor allows for film-like depth of field w/ minimal noise
  • ~38 Mbps bitrate (nearly twice that of HD TV)
  • Shooting File Format: Quicktime .MOV
  • The 5D Mark II has been used to shoot large productions such as the TV show House and several Hollywood films.
  • Video is edited in full resolution with Adobe Premiere Pro CC


"Do you offer printing services?"


Yes, RJO Photo offers a wide variety of prints, banners, cards, flyers, and just about everything else available on the market today.

Since all packages and rates on this page include a commercial copyright release, it is not necessary to purchase your print items through me. But with my experience in working with various printing labs and CMYK color fidelity, I can offer you the highest image quality you can find anywhere if you choose to use my printing services.


SHOOT DETAILS

"Where are you located?"

1041 Pleasant St
Oak Park, IL

Oak Park is about 9 miles directly west of the Loop in Chicago, easily accessible from 290, the Metra, or the El.

Search Google Maps for directions or see the map below.


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"How long will it take to receive my content?"


Emailed Proofs: same day
Retouching: 1-2 weeks ($10 per photo rush fee)
Business Card Design & Printing: 2 weeks ($20 per order rush fee)
Logo Design: 1-2 weeks
Prints: 1 week ($20 per order rush fee)
Video Editing: varies depending upon project


"What does the copyright release include?"


Your copyright release can be tailored to suit your needs, but generally it states that all content created during our shoot or modified afterwards becomes your intellectual property. You are the owner and you can use it however, wherever, whenever, and for however long you wish.

Usually I include an optional clause that states that I can display your content on my online portfolios. But this can also be removed from your release if you desire complete privacy.

The release and transfer of copyright ownership is included in my commercial rates above.


"Are you insured?"


Yes, RJO Photo is fully covered with a commercial insurance policy against liability and damage. The reason I include this information in my FAQ is that often certain venues require a photographer or videographer to have liability coverage in order for them to shoot on the premises.


CONTACT INFO
I prefer to do as much via email as possible so that I have a record of any dates, ideas or requests that you have, but feel free to call if you'd rather.

Ryan O'Connor
Oak Park, IL 60302
312-566-7756
RJOPhoto@gmail.com