Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Why would I want Marty to be my photographer?

Would you trust once-in-a-lifetime photos to just anyone? Your special day deserves to be in the hands of a professional that personally works to immortalize your accomplishment. I love photographing Bar Mitzvahs and it shows in the photos of joy and celebration you will treasure for a lifetime.

Q. What is your photography style?

My work can best be described as "artistic photojournalism". I will document your day by capturing a real emotions while adding my artistic perspective to each shot. I will also spend some time with the family to take all the traditional photos. I think of it as the best of all worlds.

Q. How long have you been a photographer?

I took photos since age 17. I have won awards and been in many publications. I have over 15 years of professional photography experience.

Q. What type of equipment do you use?

I shoot with a  canon 7d camera. It is a superb professional camera with high resolution which means that you can enjoy wonderful enlargements from any shot.

Q. Should we meet?

Yes, call me to arrange an informal meeting at a coffee shop nearby: 216-225-1107

Q. Do we have to sign a contract?

Yes, it keeps all expectations clear for everyone's benefit. With your retainer or payment I send a written contract.

Q. Are there travel, location or setup fees?

I do not charge for travel within the Cleveland area. Further out would incur charges.

Q. Can we have a CD of our photos?

Yes, I include these ($500 value) in my photography packages. Your Bar Mizvah photo CD is at full resolution with unlimited reproduction rights! You benefit by owning all your photos and being able to make your own prints in way you desire. Plus, the CD is like your "digital negatives" you can safely store.

Q. Can all of our pictures be posted online?

Yes, I provide this service at no additional charge. You can order your photos online otherwise, make prints from the CD I give you.

Q. Can our friends order photos online?

Yes. Share the link to the gallery with anyone you want to see your photos, at extremely low prices from our professional lab. They can order their own photos at no hassle to you.

Q. How long should we wait until we can see our photos?

Your CDs and Online gallery will be ready in two weeks.

Q. Can we have the high resolution files?

Yes, high resolution files are included!

Q. Where are you located?

I am a on location photographer so I travel to you.

Q.What is your photo editing philosophy?

We prefer to keep your photos as natural as possible and stay away from the current editing trend. If there is something specific that you want, we are willing to work with you.

Q.Are you the photographer who will actually take our photos?

Yes, When you hire me as your photographer, you get me as your photographer. I am the owner and photographer of MSLphotography. All of the work that you see on my site are photos I personally shot. This way you know that you will get the same quality photography at your event. I may have some extra help from time to time, but I will be your photographer.