Disaster Newborn Shoot

Discussion in 'The Professional Gallery' started by AprilRamone, Apr 20, 2007.

  1. AprilRamone

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    I was finishing up my last shot of the session when all of a sudden I got a CF Error message on my camera and it appeared as though all of the images we had just spent an hour and a half taking had disappeared.:shock:
    So I told them we had to retake all of the ones we could remember just in case I couldn't get them off of the card. Of course, the retakes are never as good. I felt so unprofessional and disappointed. I ended up taking off 75% of the session fee because I felt so bad that they had to redo the images.
    Then I went home and was able to retrieve about 80% of the original images. YAY! Here are a few from that session...
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    This last one is my favorite from the session...
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    Glad you were able to recover the images! Too bad about the lost profit, but at least the client is happy (I assume). They look good!
     
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    Nice job April. Great images. I've had that dreaded CF error too :) I used BadCopy Pro to recover 100% of my images.
     
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    Thanks you guys. I had a different card go beserk on me once before, but it was such a long time ago. And it wasn't during a paid photoshoot. Did it happen to you during a paid shoot? I just didn't know what to do. I think I handled it well, but it really sucked! I'm just glad it didn't happen at a wedding. I definitely would have flipped out then...
     
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    I shoot for a local sports club (I'm a member and usually do it free). Sonot paid but important shots. THe club paid for the software (even though I screwed up)
     
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    Love that last one.....BEAUtiful
     
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    #2 is precious.
     
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    I felt so unprofessional and disappointed.

    It's OK to feel disappointed but by no means are you unprofessional. Bad things happen, you gave them a reduced price, and I hope both sides are happy. That shows me professionalism and credibility. I can't think of two better qualities to have.

    Nice shots.
     

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