SchlickArt Studios COVID-19 Health & Safety Policies For Photographers & Videographers


May 26, 2020
Kirsten Quinn

Here are our SchlickArt Studios COVID-19 Health & Safety Policies For Photographers & Videographers, in preparation for a happy and healthy “new normal.” 

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We’ve been thinking a lot about what our “new normal” will look like as a photography and video studio. Of course, safety is our top concern for our team, clients and community. 

But how?

To help us navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we knew we needed a set of health and safety standards – for our studio, team members and clients. 

But we didn’t just want these guidelines to keep us safe; we also wanted them to help lift our spirits and find the good in this “new normal.”

As is the SchlickArt way, we will do our best to make your photography and video experience feel as fun and confident as possible.

Because we could all use an extra dose of fun right now. 

So here are our SchlickArt Studios COVID-19 Health & Safety Policies that will guide us through this “new normal” with safety, levity and a little SchlickArt spirit

Photographers & Videographers: SchlickArt Studios COVID-19 Health & Safety Policies

1. Cover Up, Buttercup!

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosPlease wear a face mask when entering and exiting the building, to respect our office neighbors; however, during your shoot, we’ll ask you to remove your mask. The SchlickArt team will be wearing masks for the duration of your shoot.

2. Wash Your Hands, Ya Filthy Animal.

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosPlease wash your hands once you arrive. You’ll enter the building through our downstairs lounge, where our bathroom is conveniently located. Then walk up the stairs (to the left of the bathroom) to find the studio.

3. No Germs Allowed! 

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosAll commonly touched surfaces – including door handles, props, fabrics and more – are sanitized before and after each client. We will continue to sanitize all bedding and fabrics from the Boudoir Room, as we always have, before and after each shoot. We’ve also installed contactless hand sanitizing stations throughout the studio, and we provide travel-sized hand sanitizers for all clients to use during their visit, as well as take for the road.

4. Bring Your Virus To Work Day Has Been Canceled. 

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosYou know we had to get a little bit cheeky. 🙃 If you’ve been feeling sick, or have been exposed to someone who is sick, we ask that you please reschedule your shoot, especially if you’re experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath. We’re happy to reschedule your session once you’re feeling better.

5. We All Love Hugs But…

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosNot today. Unfortunately, until further notice, we will be conducting contactless shoots, which means no hugs, handshakes or hands-on touch-ups. We will still watch out for any needed touch-ups with a keen photographer’s eye, but now we’ll help you make them with a mirror and a smile.

6. Pose Like No One’s Watching.

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosWhen you schedule a session with SchlickArt, you’ll have the studio to yourself. Our staff will be working from home during client sessions, to limit the number of people in the studio. Consider it your private studio experience!  See? Who said these changes had to be all bad? Not at SchlickArt. You’re a bigger star than ever at our Studio. 

7. Watch Your Mouth!

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosAdult language is welcome, but please, honey, cover your cough. 😜 We’ll be practicing respiratory etiquette, and we encourage our clients to do the same. Please cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze, and wash your hands before touching another surface. We promise we’ll be following proper respiratory etiquette, too, so we can all stay healthy together. 

8. You’re Just Gorgeous, Darling! 

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosFor your safety, and the safety of our stylists, we have temporarily suspended our hair and makeup services. Our in-studio makeup station is closed, too, so please bring your own makeup and cotton swabs for touch-ups. But remember you’re already gorgeous, and there’s always retouching. 😘

9. Let Us Love You From Afar.

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosPlease help us practice social distancing while in the studio. We will be practicing social distancing by standing 6 feet apart from our clients, and we ask that our clients do the same.

10. Bad Germs Travel Fast.

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosIf you’ve traveled outside Santa Clarita or LA County recently, for the safety of our team and clients, please wait to schedule a session until two weeks after you’ve returned home. These guidelines follow the directions of the “Safer at Home” order, which we follow her in our Studio. 

11. Keep Your Hands To Yourself!

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosWe’ve installed no-touch receptacles and hand sanitizing stations throughout our studio to make everything clean, safe and easy to use. If you need water, we will have that ready and available for you, as well, and please let us know if we can get you anything else. We also ask that, during your session, you don’t touch work stations or unnecessary surfaces.

12. Don’t Forget To Smile – Even Under That Mask!

COVID 19 coronavirus COVID 19 health safety policies COVID 19 health policies COVID 19 safety guidelines photographers videographers video professionals video production SchlickArt StudiosThis will likely feel strange at first, but we promise we’re doing everything possible to serve you safely – so you can focus on having fun and enjoying your session! We’re determined to provide the same signature SchlickArt experience you expect with the safety precautions that will keep us all healthy. And we think that’s definitely something to smile about. So have fun, and remember … 

We’re all in this together!

For more information about our SchlickArt Studios COVID-19 Health & Safety Policies For Photographers & Videographers, please feel free to give us a call at the Studio. We’re happy to answer all of your questions. 

About SchlickArt Photography and Video, Your Photographers & Videographers For SCV

SchlickArt, a boutique photo and video studio in Santa Clarita, started in March 2012 with the simple idea that empowerment creates a kind of beauty and authenticity that shines through every camera lens. Built on a philosophy — rather than a product, service or person — SchlickArt has rapidly evolved, meeting professional portraiture, business photo and business video needs as diverse as the community we capture. It’s the desire to take care of you, the client, that drives us at SchlickArt. And with today’s challenges, that means following strict COVID-19 Health & Safety Policies. 

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