What to Expect
Yay! You're confident in your decision, you're ready to reserve us as your photographers. But what comes next?
making things official
First we have to get the administrative stuff out of the way! We'll send over a digital copy of our contract and answer any questions you have about the different Collections we offer. We'll chat with you about your wedding timeline and different options like an engagement session, bridal portraits, and a custom album. A signed contract and $1000 retainer officially reserves your date!
If you decide you'd like to do an engagement session, we recommend scheduling for 6-8 months before the wedding. We schedule engagement sessions for weekday evenings at golden hour! The session lasts about an hour and a half and we encourage multiple outfits and bringing furbabies!
Your bridal portrait session will be scheduled for at least one month prior to the wedding day to allow enough turnaround time for editing and delivery, keeping in mind the time it may also take to have images printed and framed in time for display at your reception. We can use a location of your choice or make suggestions! If you're wanting to use a venue instead of a public location, they will require scheduling and charge a fee, so we will want to take that into account as we decide on a location for your session! Bridal portraits are also typically scheduled on weekday evenings about 2 hours prior to sunset. Remember that scheduling will also involve your hair and makeup team, and it is typical to have a bouquet made for your portraits.
4-6 weeks before your wedding day, we will send over a questionnaire to gather your timeline, wedding party, family and other pertinent wedding details. We then schedule a phone or in-person meeting to chat with you about your wedding day from start to finish. It's super helpful to be able to talk out the logistics and timing, as well as your preferences for photos.
The day is here! You've assembled an awesome team, it's time for you to enjoy, be in the moment, and celebrate!
getting your photos
After the wedding, you can expect your online gallery to be delivered within 4-6 weeks. The gallery will be delivered via email and will contain a link, password and download PIN. You will be able to download and share your photos with family and friends. Your images will also be delivered to you on USB, shipped via USPS at the same time your online gallery is delivered.
If your Collection includes an album, we will send over instructions on selecting your images as well as your cover options. We will design your album, share the proofs with you via your existing online gallery, and make any necessary revisions until your album is perfect. Then we send it to print!