An elegant and vibrant photoshoot
with a powerful intention
A flying dress
is a break from the everyday hustle.
an invitation to an exquisite feminine world
where dreaming is a healthy everyday habit that fuels your spirit.
to feel beautiful,
engage in beautiful experiences
AS SEEN IN
A flying dress photo session
is an allegory of all things feminine. It is elegant, bright, creative, charming, graceful, inspiring, and cheerful.
Some of my friends asked me: “How did you find flying dresses?” My first response was always the same, short and up to the point: “I didn’t find flying dresses; they found me.” I did my first flying dress photoshoot in 2017, with one of my friends and a green flying dress I sow specifically for that photosession. (Yes! Sewing is my hobby), but that year, I wasn’t ready to embrace the full potential of a flying dress, and the dress got lost along with the idea. It remerged in 2021 when I officially presented empowering flying dress photoshoot experience on my website and coined the term “The Power of the Dress”, which now extended into the podcast “Trust the Dress.” It came as a response to my own healing process after the second divorce that happened in 2020. By helping other women feel beautiful and empowered and seeing positive feedback, I was able to reignite my creative self.
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* Prices are subject to change at any time
I live in Alpharetta, GA, and am open to travel 30 miles within it.
My in-office hours are MON-FRI, 9 AM-6 PM EST. You can expect a reply within 24 hours. If we have a photoshoot scheduled on the weekend, I will stay in touch; please don’t worry!
I graduated from Saint-Petersburg University of Culture and Art with a Master’s Degree in Art in 2005. Since then, photography has become my vocation, filling my creative life with boundless possibilities for growth and fulfillment.
I work with high-end Nikon photo cameras and lenses. I must admit I am one of the biggest fans of this photo company!
My primary location is Alpharetta, GA. I also do flying dress photoshoots in Atlanta, Buckhead, Roswell, Cumming, Sandy Springs, Milton, Johns Creek, and anywhere 30 miles within Alpharetta.
A flying dress photoshoot can be done outdoors or indoors in a photo studio.
Do you want a more comfortable and private location? We can organize a flying dress photoshoot at your house in the backyard if space allows. Contact ArsVie photo studio for details.
Yes, all travel expenses are based on the distance between Alpharetta, GA, and a chosen photoshoot location. The following destinations are subject to flat fees:
Atlanta – $80
Roswell – $40
Milton – $40
Cumming – $50
Sandy Springs – $50
Johns Creek – $50
Travel fees will be added to the total sum of the photoshoot.
Can’t find your destination location? Contact me for details.
Flying dress photoshoot packages include the rent of one dress. It creates a balanced timeline between putting on and adjusting the dress, guided posing and several breaks in between, communication with a photographer, and recording slow-mo videos. All with the goal of helping you enjoy the photoshoot, feel inspired by wearing a flying dress, and get the best experience. However, if you like to rent a second dress, it costs $100 and will require 30 minutes extra of a photoshoot.
I have 1 hour and 2 hours flying dress photoshoot packages. The difference is the number of locations, poses, and final digital images.
1-hour package includes two photoshoot spots (backgrounds) within one location, five poses, and 15 digital, edited photos.
2 hours package – 4 photoshoot spots (backgrounds) within one location, eight poses, 30 digital, edited photos.
I have a collection of 27 flying dresses of different colors: red, royal blue, emerald green, light green, yellow, orange, turquoise, fuchsia, coral, bronze, light pink, and lavender.
Flying dresses are easily adjustable, and one dress fits several sizes. My collection of flying dresses covers all sizes from XS – XXL but NOT every dress is available in every size. It may happen that the dress you like is unavailable for your size, so please check out my digital brochure (emailed upon your request), where I showcase all the available dresses and sizes.
After initial communication, I will email you a digital brochure showcasing all available dresses and their sizes. Take your time to look through it and decide on the dress that resonates with you the most. Choosing the dress is a matter of personal choice and a goal you’ve established for your flying dress photoshoot. Do you want ultimate empowerment? Red is a good option. Are you looking to infuse your life with royal vibes? Choose fuchsia or purple. Want some serenity and peacefulness? Lavender or royal blue will help you with that. Color psychology offers a broader understanding of how to pick the color that matches your dreams and aspirations.
I have an assistant who helps me during every flying dress photoshoot. She helps to fly the dress, moving it in a necessary direction and accommodating every part of it when needed. On the days when it’s windy, the dress flies easier, supported by the puffs of wind. But no matter the mercy of the weather, every flying dress will stand for its description; it will fly.
Yes, absolutely! I love helping women with posing and showing up in front of a camera with confidence. Flying dress photoshoot is limited in the number of poses so you won’t feel overwhelmed. I’ll show you how to stand, hold the dress, move your hands and body, and I will also keep kindly reminding you that you are the Queen in your life and deserve the best. Think of a flying dress as your silent, colorful assistant on your journey of empowering yourself. And I will be there for you to guide you through the posing process and turn it into a fun and easy activity.
Yes, we can schedule to meet so you can try on a dress. That’s an extra service that costs $100+TAX for a 30 min session and is available only in Alpharetta, GA.
Yes, you can choose any flying dress from my digital brochure and rent it for your personal photoshoot. One dress rental is $100+TAX (nonrefundable) and a $400 deposit, which is refunded after you return the dress. The rental service is available in Alpharetta, GA.
No, these services are not included, but I know amazing makeup and hair stylists who I trust will do a great job for you. Send me a short note saying, “Elena, I need your recommendations for hair and makeup artists,” and I’ll answer with their contacts.
No. Flying dress photoshoots from ArsVie photo studio is an individual experience. I prioritize communication and the artistry of photography, striving to bring a beautiful, empowering photoshoot experience. And it requires time, attention, and friendly communication. Focusing on one person allows for more in-depth dialogues and gives me enough time to add a personal touch to every photo.
I deliver digital images within three weeks of your photo session date. If you are in a rush, I offer a priority editing service of $ 250 for a four days turnaround.
Yes, high-quality prints and photo books (photo albums) are available in different sizes. I have a special digital brochure with a detailed description and pricing that I will email you upon request. After you receive digital photos of your flying dress photoshoot, choose the ones you wish to perpetuate in professional prints and email me the numbers. I’m always happy to help you choose the best photos for your prints.
After we set up the date, location, and time the next step will be to sign a contract and pay a 50% nonrefundable retainer. The final balance is due two-three days before the photoshoot.
I highly recommend booking your photoshoot three-four weeks in advance. This ensures you get the desired date and have enough time to prepare for your flying dress photoshoot.
After we set up the date, location, and time the next step will be to sign a contract and pay a nonrefundable retainer. Always read the contract and ASK ME any questions! The final balance is due two-three days before the photoshoot.
As of 2023, I don’t offer any destination flying dress photoshoots, although I plan on organizing some in the nearest future. Sign up for my newsletter to stay updated, and once the booking is open, you’ll be the first one on the list to be notified.
Return clients will always receive 10% off any photo package.
I take on a limited number of collaborations yearly. When choosing, I prioritize the brand’s visual aesthetics (it should also match my audience) and authentic engagement.
I love sharing photos and stories of my clients on my website so that others can get inspired by their example. I believe inspiration and beautiful images should be shared to spread positive vibes that can lift other women’s spirits. Do you agree that our world needs more elegance, beauty, and encouragement? Then, let’s make that happen. I also retain the copyright to the photos and the right to use them for promotional materials, competitions, professional reviews, and so on. However, if, for some personal reason, you would like to avoid your photos being published on any of my platforms, notify me about it in advance. Although I would feel sad about it, I respect your privacy and won’t publish any of them.
No, a photographer (artist) retains the copyright for all photos. In my case, it’s me, Elena Sullivan, owner, and lead photographer at ArsVie photo studio. Copyright means that I’m the creator of the photos, and I own the copyright. Selling and obtaining the copyright is impossible, but you can print and share your photos as much as you like.
You can publish photos on your social media and websites, include them in personal videos, print them, and use them for personal business marketing and advertising campaigns. However, you can’t sell photos for profit. And suppose you want to use them in magazines, newspapers, or other print media. In that case, you must notify me via email, get my written permission and mention my photo studio and photographer’s name alongside every photo.
During five-ten days after your photoshoot, I’ll cull down your photos, do a basic retouch to selected ones and upload them to your private gallery. From this amount, you can choose the number included in your package or upgrade to all the images I show in the gallery. I don’t display all unedited (RAW) images.
I ask that you select your photos within 1 week of your gallery delivery.
After you select the photos, I will do a final retouch during the following 10-15 days.
The photos will be delivered to your email with a link to your online gallery. From there, you can download your photos with the provided PIN, share the link with friends/family, and share on social media. You will have access to the gallery for one month. Make sure to download the photos within that time frame.
There is a $100 replacement charge for additional downloads after the gallery has been deleted. I keep a copy of your photos for 1 year, after which they are permanently deleted. I strongly suggest you make at least one copy of the download when you receive it from me.
The RAW images from your gallery are available for purchase at the total price of your photoshoot.
My goal is to edit your images as close to how it was on the day of the photoshoot. This includes a color correction to look natural, your skin tones look great, and the colors sing. I avoid thick vintage or faded presets and take an editorial approach with a slight touch of the film feel to make your photos timeless.
No, the high-resolution images don’t have any watermarks.
Yes, we can during a business week, MON-FRI, 9 AM-6 PM EST.
You can reschedule within two months of your originally booked date if you tested positive for COVID-19 before the photoshoot date. I have included a COVID rescheduling and cancellation policy in my contract. The retainer is nonrefundable.
When planning for a photoshoot outdoors, we can control everything, apart from the weather. The only way to predict it is by following the weather forecast, which sometimes gives inaccurate information; nevertheless, I use it to plan outdoor photoshoots. If it shows 80% of rain in the area of a photoshoot, we can reschedule in the next 2-3 weeks. When the radar shows 60% or less, I recommend following our initial plan. Luck helps and smiles at brave and courageous!