Sep 16, 2014
Frequently Asked Questions for Photography
What primary photographic style do you identify with?
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Thank You Cards, Video Montage
Do you have liability insurance?
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Yes - one of the rewarding parts of being a wedding photography is having the chance to shoot in the most dynamic lighting situations imaginable, from mid-day summer solstice direct sun to only candle light.
Is your media preference film or digital?
Work is typically done with professional level digital cameras and equipment.
How many photographers do you work with?
I serve as the lead photographer for all events (unless I'm booked), and have a group of 5 professional photographers who serve as second or third photographer as needed.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
I only cover one event per day.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes - one of my team members is available to shoot incase of a dire emergency.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
Professional grade canon equipment is used.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Backup cameras, lenses and lighting are brought along.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
Coverage is offered either hourly for for full day coverage.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Your coverage can be extended at any time, even at the very end of your scheduled time. Extended hours are at the same rate as your scheduled time.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
Breaks are taken when it's most convenient (typically when guests are eating at a reception). While it's customary for caterers to provide food for vendors, it is not required.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
Proofs are typically provided within 10 days after your wedding - often sooner.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
Proofs are provided through an online gallery that can be shared with friends and family. You can also order prints, etc. through the gallery.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
The proofing gallery is typically set for 4 months after your wedding, but can be kept online longer at your request (at no additional cost).
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Digital image files are typically provided as part of your wedding coverage.
What kind of albums do you offer?
Wedding albums are offered in a range of cover materials (leather, silk, crystal-glance, etc.) and page thickness.
When will the client get the final album?
Albums can be produced and delivered as soon as 6-8 weeks after your wedding.