HEY! So stoked you've found yourself on my FAQ page. Hopefully this might answer a lot of questions you two may have, and if not I'm definitely down to answer anything else! Enjoy! Xx
Do you deliver sneak peak photos?
OH HECK YES. #INSTANTGRATIFICATION. You get married and the first thing you want to do that week is shout it from the rooftops! I give all of my couples 'sneak peak' previews of about 20-30 edited photographs the very next day after the wedding. That way they can post them on Instagram, Facebook, and all over social media for the world to see.
HOW MANY IMAGES WILL WE RECEIVE?
For weddings, I deliver anywhere from 400-1000 images. Every single wedding is different, some are super busy nonstop and I'm there shooting for 8-10 hours, and some are very intimate and relaxed and I'm only there for 4 hours. So it truly just depends on whats going on during that wedding, how long I'm there, and lots of other factors! For engagement sessions, portrait sessions, and couples sessions, I'll deliver 50-150 images!
All photos are delivered via a pixieset gallery. It’s an online website that allows me to upload all your photos, share the gallery with you via a shareable link, and you’re able to download all the images directly from the website and share the gallery link with friends & family where they can view and download all the photos as well.
if you’ve never shot at our venue before, will that affect anything?
No! Definitely not. If I've never shot at your venue, it really doesn't make any difference compared to if I have. I scout the venue a bit earlier in the day/ look it up on google if I’m located far away, but mainly it all comes down skill and knowledge. Luckily, my photography comes second nature to me, I can literally adjust my settings in a matter of seconds. So even if I haven't shot at your venue, I'll still be able to read the light, find the best spots, and adapt to the setting I am in. I actually feel SO inspired at all new venues, and it's a super fresh/rad look on each new one.
Do you deliver every single image that you take?
Nope! Throughout the day you'll hear me clicking like crazy, taking lots of photos! Within those photos, there are always ones I don't deliver. But don't worry, they're never ones you would want anyways! Usually they consist of people blinking, talking, etc.
we want an engagement session, do your packages include them?
Some of my packages do, and some don't! I love engagement sessions because it allows us to get to know each other before the wedding more, but it also allows you two to photograph such an exciting time, being engaged! Engagement sessions can be fun, super relaxed, playful and adventurous. Sometimes engagement sessions can't happen for my couples who live elsewhere, but I've done sessions day before the wedding and sometimes even day after while they are in town. I also travel lots, so sometimes it has ended up me being in a place near you, and doing an engagement session there! Totally just depends :)
do you offer albums or photo prints?
I freaking love albums. Nothing is better than seeing my work come to life on paper. Albums and prints are not included in my packages, but rather A La Carte. Some couples even decide after their wedding to purchase an album/prints! You pick the images, I design the album, and send it over to you for a final proof before we order it! Once we order it, it usually takes 4-8 weeks (usually way sooner) to get the final album delivered on your doorstep.
do you deliver raw files?
Nope! You're booking me as your wedding photographer because you trust me. You trust my editing style, artistry, and how I finalize every image. Raw photos are completely untouched, unedited images, and they aren't a final representation of my work. I edit every single image individually so the final result looks beautiful; the exposure, tones, contrast, and more, is just perfect how I love it.
do you ever book two weddings in one day?
I'm always surprised when people ask me this! I would NEVER do that! That is your day and my sole focus is on you, your wedding, and being there fully. I'll sometimes book two weddings in the same weekend depending on circumstances and if it works out ideally, but never on the same day. That date is yours and yours only.
do you ever use a second shooter?
YES! Mainly only my larger packages include a second photographer. Longer weddings = more to capture and a second shooter is always nice so every moment is captured. For smaller, more intimate weddings that don't include a second photographer, the option to add one is always there. Working with a second is great because there’s always two people in two places, at once.
we want to book you and reserve our date! What do we do?
Woot woot! Fill out the 'BOOK ME' form on my website, I'll email you all my packages, what I offer, and answer any questions you may have! I'll then send over the contract, you'll fill it out, put down 50% of your package total to reserve the date, and BAM! I'm all yours! The remaining payment is due 30 days before your wedding! Everything I do is all online. It makes life super simple, for both of us. :)
do you only photograph couples + weddings?
Families too! I do family mini sessions throughout the year and little ones are my specialty! I have my BA in education and child studies as well as photography so I’ve learned quite a bit about little kiddos and engaging with them. Usually that comes down to just letting them run the shoot lol. Oh & did I mention I was also an event and social media photographer when I was in college? I still do it all - family photos, portraiture, birthday parties, product photos, etc. whenever they fit into my schedule so feel free to inquire.