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Capture the Magic of Travel in Five Easy Steps: Our Experience with Flytographer in Palm Springs

Flytographer connects travelers with local photographers in over 300 cities around the globe for fun vacation photo shoots.  The carefully selected and curated photographers not only capture incredible memories, but are amazing resources for what to eat, see and do in each city.

On recent trips to Hawaii and Palm Springs, we have used Flytographer to capture family photos and each time had a great experience and received amazing photos.  

Be sure to read more below and see how it easy to use Flytographer and some of the special perks you can receive for your own Flytographer photoshoot!

Capture the Magic of Travel with Flytographer in Five Easy Steps!

Step 1: Request Your Date 
To book a Flytographer session, you first select a destination, preferred date and a preferred vacation photographer.  

Step 2: Receive Confirmation

Within 24-48 hours, the concierge team will let you know if your preferred photographer is available for your dates, and if not, can help you find another.  Once a photographer is confirmed as being available for your travel dates, you can officially book and reserve your shoot.

Step 3: Book Your Shoot

Once a photographer is confirmed as available, you can officially book and reserve your shoot.  You can book a 30-minute, 60-minute, 90-minute or a two hour photo shoot.  There is also a special proposal package if you want to capture that special moment!

Pricing accurate as of March 2022

Step 4: Finalize Shoot Plan

You will receive your Shoot Scoop itinerary along with your photographer's contact information before the shoot day.  

Step 5: Photo Shoot Day

Meet up with your photographer 10 minutes before your shoot to go over your goals, and then it's all about having fun on your session! Within five days after your shoot, you will receive your beautiful gallery in your inbox with a link to download your high-res images in one click

If you are anything like me, then you'll be anxious to see all of the photos and hope to get them as soon as possible.  I thought it was a nice touch that they sent me a sneak peak of one of the photos before sending over the full gallery the next day just to satisfy our curiosity on how the photos came out!

Quick Tip:
I highly encourage you to setup your shoot early on in your trip (but not the first day), just in case something happens or if the weather is off - then there are more options for re-booking.  Plus Flytographers often share local tips that you can take advantage of during the rest of your trip.

Our Experience with Flytographer in Palm Desert
We used Flytograher for the second time during a recent trip to Palm Springs and had a wonderful experience!

When initially reserving a date and requesting a photographer, we weren't 100% sure of the location we wanted to take pictures at, but had a general idea of the types of background we wanted in the shots that captured the essence of Palm Springs - palm trees with mountain backdrops and the windmills that dot the landscape there.

Once we confirmed our preferred photographer and got a date down, our photographer, Melissa, recommended a few locations that would work out great for what we wanted to capture.  

The photos from Melissa in Palm Desert for Flytographer came out amazing!  Melissa was great to work with leading up to the day of the photoshoot with emails and texts confirming the details and meetup location.  And on the day of the photoshoot she went over the type of shots we liked and our kids had a blast with her!

If you're planning a trip to the Palm Springs area, I highly recommend Melissa to capture your vacation memories - you won't be disappointed and will wish she can take your photos everywhere you travel!

You can find her information on Flytographer here -- Meet Melissa in Palm Desert

Special Flytographer Perks

Special perks when booking your Flytographer session through me include:

  • Potential 10% discount on photo shoots
  • Free 5x7 print in SmugMug (shipping not included)
I can help setup your Flytographer shoot or you can get access to these special perks by using the link here!

If you have any questions or need advice, be sure to send me a message at Randy@thefamilytravelguy.com for more information about Flytographer photo shoots.