Frequently Asked Questions
How many photos do we get?
There's no guaranteed number nor a limit as to how many photos you get but to give an estimate, weddings are usually 75-100 photos/hr of coverage, and for engagements & family sessions you receive about 150-200.
Do you have a second shooter?
Yes I have many second shooter options that we can add to your package! Having a second shooter is a must if you want 'getting ready' photos of both you and your fiancé. It's also a good idea if you want more coverage, more photos, more angles, and more time (we can divide & conquer)!
My venue is requesting a certificate of insurance, can you provide one?
Absolutely! I am insured and if your venue requests a certificate of insurance (COI) just let me know and I can send it to them.
How do we get our photos?
You'll get an email with a link to a password protected online gallery that has all your edited, high-resolution photos. You'll be able to download all of your photos from the gallery using a PIN code that will be provided in the same email. The gallery link is shareable and you can decide whether you want to share the download PIN with friends & family. You also have the ability to 'hide' certain photos if you want to keep them private before sharing. Galleries expire 1 year from the date of your wedding day, so make sure you download and save them all on your computer, flash drive, and/or cloud storage!
What's your turnaround time?
For weddings it's about 6-7 weeks. For all other shoots (engagements, family, newborn, etc) you're looking at 2-3 weeks.
How do we book you?
Fill out the inquiry form on my contact page to set up a call & to check my availability for your date. Once we agree on all the details and you want to move forward with me, I'll send you a contract for your review and signature and a retainer fee will be due to officially book me for your day! Check out my Booking Process under "Resources"
Do you retouch photos?
Yes & no -
Yes: I remove distracting background garbage (i.e. water bottles on the floor, light stands, actual garbage, etc.) and I'll also remove TEMPORARY blemishes such as pimples and rogue eyelashes.
No: I do not & will not photoshop anyone's face or body. You are perfect the way you are, tall, short, big, small, or otherwise. I want you to see how beautiful you are just as you are & embrace your natural beauty!
Will there be any watermarks on my photos?
Nope, no watermarks here:) I just ask that you tag/credit me when you post on social media.
How far out do you book?
It really depends on when you're trying to book. August-October is my busiest season and usually gets booked up a year in advance. If you're looking to book any other time, about 10 months out is a pretty safe bet. Having said that, the earlier the better if you want to secure your spot!
Do you do Destination Weddings?
I am open to most locations but please inquire about availability. I also offer Hawaii & Austria at a lower rate than other locations since I have family there I can stay with. Travel fees will be applied.
We want to include our dog in the engagement session, is that okay?
If you have a dog, I WOULD LOVE TO MEET THEM! YES, 100% yes. I do ask however that you bring someone along (friend/family member) who can handle the dog in between shots.
Can you help us with planning?
Absolutely! Whether you have questions about venues, need vendor recommendations, or just help figuring out your wedding timeline, I'm here for you!