Lightworks Preview Page allows you to view images from your wedding,
portrait session or event at your leisure and from the comfort of your own home or
office. To access your previews scroll down to the bottom of this page and
enter your password.
The images will load
for your review. Be sure to enter the password exactly as listed on
your invoice or your A-La-Carte event price list without the
"quotation" marks. If you experience any difficulty please
let us know.
Since everyone likes to get a break on prices we have
added as an incentive a 10% deduction off our published
prices (portraits only-cannot be combined
with other price incentives) if you make your
selections and purchase within 5 days of preview
posting. Feel free to share your password with family and friends.
However, online previews will only be available for 90 days.
What Happened To Old
This question is asked less and
less as people get use to the term "Previews". Although most
studios usually don't go into detail, the term is used to describe small
4" x 5" digital or paper prints that are viewed in the studio on a big screen or online. "What
has happened to
the old fashion 4" x 5" prints that we can carry home,
study the photographs and decide which ones we want to purchase?" There are still a few
studios around that handle their previews that way. But more and more
studios are getting away from providing small prints of their work that
can be carried out of the studio. Those that do allow small prints to
leave the studio have clients pay large deposits and sign lengthy detailed
contracts with the promise of severe
penalties if not returned intact and within a certain time frame. Those
studios that no longer offer these services give copyright violations as
the primary reason for discontinuing this service.
The wide scale use of scanners and in-home computers and
printers have made it easier to enlarge and duplicate the studios proofs
denying the photographer or studio their rightful payment for their work. There
seems to be wide spread ignorance about the U.S. Copyright laws. However,
ignorance of the law provides no protection as many chain stores have
recently discovered when they duplicated and enlarged professional prints.
Although the law does not require a photographer or studio to stamp a
photograph with their name or logo to retain their copyright, the majority
do so out of pride in their work and as a form of advertising. The
penalties for copyright violation can be large and