Accepts: Cash, Check
Frequently Asked Questions for Photography
Packages: Albums, Digital Files, Hi-Res Images, Negatives, Prints, Proof CD, Video Montage
Special techniques: Custom designed save the dates. Online photo contests to get you FREE stuff and get your family and friends excited. Artistic photo renderings and retouching.
Experience in various lighting: We come prepared to shoot in any situation. While natural lighting is the ideal situation, we carry off camera lighting to enhance that dramatic night-time scene.
Media Preference: We shoot entirely in digital utilizing only the highest quality state of the art professional equipment.
# of Photographers Birdsong Wedding Photography is an insightful, fun and energetic duo of professional wedding photographers (Jess Vogelsang and Genie MacArthur). We always work together as a team for your wedding day coverage.
Guarantees presence at event: YES, Jess Vogelsang and Genie MacArthur will be the two primary photographers at your wedding day event.
Books >1 event per day We NEVER double book for the same time frame on the same day. We will ONLY book one wedding per day!
Replacement photographer: Yes! We work with a local network of amazing photographers. We have NEVER had to cancel a scheduled wedding event!
Equipment Used: We shoot with 4 Canon digital SLR's (5D Mark II), along with Canon's renowned "L" series professional lenses ensuring each and every image we capture is tack sharp! We also bring a multitude of high end studio strobes along with a wide variety of light shaping tools to handle any and all lighting situations.
Back-up Equipment Definitely! We bring 2-4 of everything including all cameras, lenses and lighting equipment!
Charges: We set up your wedding package based on how many hours we will be working with you. We have a minimum of 4 hours and guarantee we can stay up later than you!
Shooting Overtime: YES! The hourly charge depends on the day of your wedding and coverage needed.
Break Policy: Truthfully, we don't take breaks. You entrusted us to capture all your precious moments and we are constantly on watch so we don't miss a thing!
Charges for travel: As long as your wedding is within the state of Arizona we don't charge to travel. If you wedding is out of the state of Arizona, we travel at reasonable rates for destination weddings!
Availability of Proofs: We generally tell people 2 weeks, but typically deliver online proofs within several days of your event date.
Initial proofs format: We upload all of your photos to an online gallery within our website, which allows your family and friends to check out all of your photos and order prints as well.
Amt. of time clients can keep proofs Your online gallery is available for 3 months after your wedding.
Retains photo copyrights: When you receive your digital files you have the right to reproduce them in both electronic and print form for any and all personal use. If you want to publish the photos somewhere, in some publication or website other than for personal use, please continue on to the next question.
Reserve publishing rights: Yes we do.... BUT, if you want to publish them somewhere all you have to do is ask. We LOVE to show off your beautiful photos and our hard work!
Digital files or negatives: YES! We include all of your photos on DVDs with each of our wedding packages, allowing you to easily share with family and friends.
Online Images: Yes, our website birdsongweddingphotography.com hosts all your online gallery needs!
Albums offered: 12x12 inch fine-art coffee table books, all of which are flush mounted and designed to lay flat in a beautiful panoramic spread. We also offer the same beautiful coffee table books for parents in an 8x8 inch, smaller less expensive size!
Final album completion: Albums are delivered within 4-12 weeks from your wedding day depending on the layout, design and manufacture of your album.