Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get the RAW files from a tethered shoot?


Your images are saved as RAW files and JPEGs on one of the fasted SD cards available (300MB/s Read 260MB/s Write). Using wifi and a high-speed card reader to upload the images to Wetransfer Pro immediately after our shoot. You will then receive a link via email to download the files. Equipment: SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-II 300MB/s SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Card Reader/Writer




I would like to shoot from different angles, how can this be achieved?


I am there to assist and take direction in the studio, the camera will be on a tripod and if you would like the camera moved around, angled or zoomed in/out, I will do so at your request. Equipment: Manfrotto 190X Pro 3 Tripod Manfrotto 804 Mark II 3-Way Head Manfrotto Manfrotto




I’ve seen images from virtual shoots using webcams and mobile phones and the quality isn’t very good, how is this different?


We will be using professional studio lighting, a 32.5-megapixel camera and high-quality lenses, you will be able to select the focus point and obtain sharp images. The camera: Canon EOS 90D 32.5MP - APS-C CMOS Sensor Prime lenses: (crop sensor conversion) Canon 24mm f/2.8 (38mm) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 (56mm) Canon 50mm f/1.8 (80mm) Canon 85mm f/1.8 (136mm) Zoom lens: Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art Lens (38-112mm)




What software do I need?


You will need to register with Zoom.us for us to communicate and screen share.




Can I shoot portraits, boudoir, glamour and fashion in a tethered shoot?


Yes. I shoot all my usual styles, the same as a face-to-face shoot.




I would like a signed model release, is it possible?


I am happy to sign a model release and email it back to you.




Who owns copyright?


As the creator, arranging the shoot, directing and making creative choices, you own the copyright of the images from a remote shoot as you release the shutter.




Why does it is cost the same as shooting in person?


My time, effort and preparation are the same for every photoshoot. Which includes preparing hair and makeup, sorting outfits and accessories for the shoot, arranging the studio and setting up the technical aspect, then modelling and assisting in the studio throughout the shoot. I give 100% of my strong work ethic, knowledge, experience and professional approach to every photoshoot, remotely and face-to-face equally.




What is the rate in my currency?


A three hour shoot is £150 Subject to exchange rate fluctuations: USD - 200 EUR - 170 CHF - 180 Currency converter: https://www.xe.com/currencyconverter




What are your rates?


A three hour shoot is £150




Do I need a webcam?


No. It is not essential to be on camera, however, if you have a webcam or your computer/laptop has a built-in camera then you are more than welcome to use it for a more face-to-face experience.




What softboxes and other equipment do you have in the studio?


You can see a full list of what's available in the studio here: Link to Studio page Studio page: https://www.natashajbella.co.uk/photohousestudio




What is a tethered shoot?


A tethered shoot is a way for a model and photographer to conduct a photoshoot from seperate locations. Using Zoom Video Conferencing for communicating and screen sharing, giving the photographer remote access to the EOS Utility tethering software on my monitor, allowing the photographer to control the settings of my camera, select the focus point and fire the shutter. For more details, visit page: https://www.natashajbella.co.uk/shoot-tethered




Which camera and lenses are used?


Canon EOS 90D 32.5MP - APS-C CMOS Sensor Prime lenses: (crop sensor conversion) Canon 24mm f/2.8 (38mm) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 (56mm) Canon 50mm f/1.8 (80mm) Canon 85mm f/1.8 (136mm) Zoom lens: Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art Lens (38-112mm)




Can I book 1 or 2 hours?


I'm afraid not. The minimum booking is 3 hours at £150.




Can I send you my ideas in advance.


Yes. Once you have booked, it is always a great to have moodboards and general ideas in place beforehand so that we can be better prepared. You can email your descriptions, images, lighting plans, whatever you feel necessary to plan the shoot.




How do I book?


Please send a message asking for my available dates. On agreeing a date and time you can go ahead and book online: https://www.natashajbella.co.uk/book-online




How does it work?


For more details, visit: https://www.natashajbella.co.uk/shoot-tethered





How do I get the RAW files from a tethered shoot?


Your images are saved as RAW files and JPEGs on one of the fasted SD cards available (300MB/s Read 260MB/s Write). Using wifi and a high-speed card reader to upload the images to Wetransfer Pro immediately after our shoot. You will then receive a link via email to download the files. Equipment: SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-II 300MB/s SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Card Reader/Writer




I would like to shoot from different angles, how can this be achieved?


I am there to assist and take direction in the studio, the camera will be on a tripod and if you would like the camera moved around, angled or zoomed in/out, I will do so at your request. Equipment: Manfrotto 190X Pro 3 Tripod Manfrotto 804 Mark II 3-Way Head Manfrotto Manfrotto




I’ve seen images from virtual shoots using webcams and mobile phones and the quality isn’t very good, how is this different?


We will be using professional studio lighting, a 32.5-megapixel camera and high-quality lenses, you will be able to select the focus point and obtain sharp images. The camera: Canon EOS 90D 32.5MP - APS-C CMOS Sensor Prime lenses: (crop sensor conversion) Canon 24mm f/2.8 (38mm) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 (56mm) Canon 50mm f/1.8 (80mm) Canon 85mm f/1.8 (136mm) Zoom lens: Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art Lens (38-112mm)




What software do I need?


You will need to register with Zoom.us for us to communicate and screen share.




Can I shoot portraits, boudoir, glamour and fashion in a tethered shoot?


Yes. I shoot all my usual styles, the same as a face-to-face shoot.




I would like a signed model release, is it possible?


I am happy to sign a model release and email it back to you.




Who owns copyright?


As the creator, arranging the shoot, directing and making creative choices, you own the copyright of the images from a remote shoot as you release the shutter.




Why does it is cost the same as shooting in person?


My time, effort and preparation are the same for every photoshoot. Which includes preparing hair and makeup, sorting outfits and accessories for the shoot, arranging the studio and setting up the technical aspect, then modelling and assisting in the studio throughout the shoot. I give 100% of my strong work ethic, knowledge, experience and professional approach to every photoshoot, remotely and face-to-face equally.




What is the rate in my currency?


A three hour shoot is £150 Subject to exchange rate fluctuations: USD - 200 EUR - 170 CHF - 180 Currency converter: https://www.xe.com/currencyconverter




What are your rates?


A three hour shoot is £150




Do I need a webcam?


No. It is not essential to be on camera, however, if you have a webcam or your computer/laptop has a built-in camera then you are more than welcome to use it for a more face-to-face experience.




What softboxes and other equipment do you have in the studio?


You can see a full list of what's available in the studio here: Link to Studio page Studio page: https://www.natashajbella.co.uk/photohousestudio




What is a tethered shoot?


A tethered shoot is a way for a model and photographer to conduct a photoshoot from seperate locations. Using Zoom Video Conferencing for communicating and screen sharing, giving the photographer remote access to the EOS Utility tethering software on my monitor, allowing the photographer to control the settings of my camera, select the focus point and fire the shutter. For more details, visit page: https://www.natashajbella.co.uk/shoot-tethered




Which camera and lenses are used?


Canon EOS 90D 32.5MP - APS-C CMOS Sensor Prime lenses: (crop sensor conversion) Canon 24mm f/2.8 (38mm) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 (56mm) Canon 50mm f/1.8 (80mm) Canon 85mm f/1.8 (136mm) Zoom lens: Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art Lens (38-112mm)




Can I book 1 or 2 hours?


I'm afraid not. The minimum booking is 3 hours at £150.




Can I send you my ideas in advance.


Yes. Once you have booked, it is always a great to have moodboards and general ideas in place beforehand so that we can be better prepared. You can email your descriptions, images, lighting plans, whatever you feel necessary to plan the shoot.




How do I book?


Please send a message asking for my available dates. On agreeing a date and time you can go ahead and book online: https://www.natashajbella.co.uk/book-online




How does it work?


For more details, visit: https://www.natashajbella.co.uk/shoot-tethered





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