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1 Hour Tattoo Session (In Studio Only)

This is the studio minimum and normal hourly rate. It is also the minimum required deposit to book an appointment (large or small). To book longer sessions at a discounted rate, please see other appointment options. *All tattoo sessions must be made for 12:00 pm (or later) in studio only. No refunds. Once an appointment is booked you have up to 24 hours before the appointment to reschedule by contacting Nikki Forte at nikkiforteart@gmail.com or texting 937-530-0563. You must book a new date within 30 days of missed appointment or the deposit will be forfeited. No call and no shows also result in a forfeit of your deposit.

$100 · 1 hour

2 Hour Tattoo Session (In Studio Only)

Save $20 when you book your 2 hour session in advance! This rate only available online. Full amount must be paid as deposit to book the session. *All tattoo sessions must be made for 12:00 pm (or later) in studio only. No refunds. Once an appointment is booked you have up to 24 hours before the appointment to reschedule by contacting Nikki Forte at nikkiforteart@gmail.com or texting 937-530-0563. You must book a new date within 30 days of missed appointment or the deposit will be forfeited. No call and no shows also result in a forfeit of your deposit.

$180 · 2 hours

3 hour Tattoo Session (In Studio Only)

Save $40 when you book your 3 hour session in advance! This rate only available online. Full amount must be paid as deposit to book the session. *All tattoo sessions must be made for 12:00 pm (or later) in studio only. No refunds. Once an appointment is booked you have up to 24 hours before the appointment to reschedule by contacting Nikki Forte at nikkiforteart@gmail.com or texting 937-530-0563. You must book a new date within 30 days of missed appointment or the deposit will be forfeited. No call and no shows also result in a forfeit of your deposit.

$260 · 3 hours

4 Hour Tattoo Session (In Studio Only)

Save $80 when you book your 4 hour session in advance! This rate only available online. Full amount must be paid as deposit to book the session. *All tattoo sessions must be made for 12:00 pm (or later) in studio only. No refunds. Once an appointment is booked you have up to 24 hours before the appointment to reschedule by contacting Nikki Forte at nikkiforteart@gmail.com or texting 937-530-0563. You must book a new date within 30 days of missed appointment or the deposit will be forfeited. No call and no shows also result in a forfeit of your deposit.

$340 · 4 hours

Full Day Tattoo Session (In Studio Only)

This block of time is great for those traveling from out of town to my studio. *A lunch break is included. *All tattoo sessions must be made for 12:00 pm (or later) in studio only. No refunds. Once an appointment is booked you have up to 24 hours before the appointment to reschedule by contacting Nikki Forte at nikkiforteart@gmail.com or texting 937-530-0563. You must book a new date within 30 days of missed appointment or the deposit will be forfeited. No call and no shows also result in a forfeit of your deposit.

$500 · 6 hours

Tattoo Touch-Up Sessions (In Studio Only)

Set up fee for supplies for touch ups on tattoos originally done at Forte Studios. *For refreshing and touching up old work done by other shops, please see hourly rates.

$50 · 30 minutes

Basic Photo Shoots on Location

Up to 1 hour of shooting 1 outfit 1 location Photos delivered digitally Print Rights to Edited Digital files Great for head shots, portfolio additions, staff photos, and family photos. No refunds on your deposit.

$100 · 1 hour

Senior Photos and Engagement Photos

2 - 4 hours of shooting Multiple outfits Multiple locations Photos delivered digitally Print Rights to Edited Digital files No refunds on your deposit.

$250 · 3 hours

Photo Shoot with Styling (on location)

What you get: 2-3 hours of shooting, styling (bring several outfits to change into), posing coaching, makeup and hairstyling (as desired) Indoor and Outdoor locations available Photos delivered digitally Print Rights to Edited Digital files -- Must be scheduled at minimum 2 weeks in advance in order to get the stylists booked. Dayton/Cincinnati/NKY/Columbus areas (outside areas require travel expenses). No refunds on your deposit. You may reschedule your shoot if the event is cancelled or rescheduled. Or you may use your deposit for other services provided at FORTE Studios.

$400 · 3 hours

Event Coverage

What you get: About 1 hour of shooting time in 1 location Photos delivered digitally Print Rights to Edited Digital files -- Great for bands and other performers needing photos for promotion. Must also provide a photo pass with the venue (if needed) and tickets to the event. Also great for private gallery openings, showers, parties, reunions, and other intimate special events. No refunds on your deposit. You may reschedule your shoot if the event is cancelled or rescheduled. Or you may use your deposit for other services provided at FORTE Studios.

$100 · 1 hour

1/2 Day Event Coverage

Up to about 4 hours of shooting in 1 location Photos delivered digitally Print Rights to Edited Digital files *If photo passes or tickets are required to attend they must be made available to me before the event or at will call. No refunds on your deposit. You may reschedule your shoot if the event is cancelled or rescheduled. Or you may use your deposit for other services provided at FORTE Studios.

$450 · 4 hours

All Day Event Coverage

What you get: Full Day coverage of an event in 1 or more locations Photos delivered digitally Print Rights to Edited Digital files Great for conventions, weddings, trade shows, etc. If photo passes or tickets are required to attend they must be made available to me before the event or at will call. Travel expenses will apply to events outside of the Dayton/Cincinnati/NKY/Columbus areas. No refunds on your deposit. You may reschedule your shoot if the event is cancelled or rescheduled. Or you may use your deposit for other services provided at FORTE Studios.

Starting At $800 · 8 hours

3 Day Event Coverage

What you get: 3 Full Days of shooting (about 8 hours per day) Social Media updates and posting of event in real time Photos delivered digitally Print Rights to all Digital files Great for festivals, conventions, trade shows, etc. If photo passes or tickets are required to attend they must be made available to me before the event or at will call. Travel expenses will apply to events outside of the Dayton/Cincinnati/NKY/Columbus areas. No refunds on your deposit. You may reschedule your shoot if the event is cancelled or rescheduled. Or you may use your deposit for other services provided at FORTE Studios.

Starting At $1,600 · 8 hours

Nikki Forte