FAQ for School Photography


Q: Does the school sell the photographs?

A: No. Parents receive proofs and an order form. They return the order to the school and Busy Bee Portraits picks it up. Finished portraits are delivered to the school in about 2 weeks.

Q: How do I schedule a date for photographs?

A: Call our appointment hotline at 805-280-5711 and we will set up a date for you.

Q: Do you photograph siblings together?

A: Yes, we do sibling packages. Please make sure the request is indicated on the information form.

Q: Do you offer staff discounts?

A: Yes. Staff receives a 50% discount off their children’s portraits.

Q: Do you do staff photos?

A: Yes. We provide a 5X7 and 4 wallets complimentary for staff members.

Q: Do you do class photos?

A: We do a class composite. They are available to purchase as an add-on to packages.

Q: I’ve scheduled a date for portraits. What do I do next?

A: You will receive a package with instructions, and a picture day poster to hang two weeks prior to your session.

     Your photographer will call you to confirm details, and your background choice.

Q: What areas do you service?

A.  We provide service to Santa Barbara, the Central Coast & Los Angeles areas of California, and Las Vegas, NV.



Busy Bee Portraits is your Children, Family, Wedding, School and Event Photographer for Santa Barbara, the Central Coast of California, Los Angeles Areas of California, and Las Vegas, NV! Specialties: Preschool photography, Elementary & Private School Photography, Event Photography with digital printing on site for Holiday Parties, Corporate Events, & Special Events, Weddings, Headshots, Family and Children’s Photography.