WHAT TO WEAR
Portraits should reflect you in every way possible. Don’t wear something you aren’t comfortable in because it will definitely show! Forget the whole matching outfits thing. We all know you don’t match your S.O. or your family on a daily basis, so don’t do it here! These images are supposed to be timeless, and effortless. Wear something comfortable and fun.
A few quick tips: Bring both casual and formal. Options are good 'cause you never know what might happen on location. Layers are great. They add dimension and contrast. Large logos and patterns are a no-go. I want the focus on you, not your branded t-shirt. Accessories are great and usually easy to tailor, so bring ‘em all. Lastly, keep in mind the locations we have chosen to shoot at. If we are shooting in greenery, it’s probably best to stay away from green clothing, etc. I want your photographs to reflect your style and personality perfectly. Portraits shouldn’t be stressful or a ton of work- these are supposed to be fun and laid back!
Like I’ve mentioned before, I don’t use props. But what I do use are tools to make my photographs interesting, bold, and fun. Photographers are always finding new ways to shoot and make their imagery stand out, and I am definitely one of them. Whether it’s throwing a colorful smoke bomb behind you, using a prism to get cool light reflections, or shooting badass double exposures, I can guarantee you that your photos will definitely break the mold!
DO WE REALLY NEED AN ENGAGEMENT SESSION?
Of course not! But it's great to take advantage of enjoying your engagement! It also gives us a chance to get to know each other better so we are more comfortable on the big day!
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE OUR IMAGES?
Portrait sessions are edited and sent out in 3-4 weeks. Wedding photos are edited and sent out in 6-8 weeks. Blog posts and Facebook previews will be posted throughout the waiting period to get you excited for the final product!
HOW MANY IMAGES DO WE GET?
For a portrait sessions, it depends on which portrait package you choose. For weddings it also depends on the package you choose, but I typically deliver an average of 500-900. Of course, this can differentiate depending on your type of wedding.
Final touches are sometimes needed on location. Always be prepared by bringing a small mirror, hair brush, make up, and anything else you might need to touch up and get camera ready. It’s also always good to bring water and a spare change of shoes depending on where and how much walking is involved.
WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY DIGITAL IMAGES?
As soon as possible, download the images from your gallery or copy the images from your USB flash drive. USB flash drives are prone to damage and should not be the only source of back up you use. I suggest making "master" copies of the images and saving them to an external hard drive as well as your internal hard drive.
WHERE SHOULD I PRINT MY IMAGES?
For the best results, use a professional lab with no color corrections. There are no guarantees for print quality from an unprofessional lab. You can also buy prints through my online gallery!
HOW DO WE BOOK?
Once you fill out the booking form and we chat a little, I send the contract and invoice digitally. Wedding retainers are a flat fee of $1000 and portrait sessions vary.
can we see a full gallery?
Absolutely! When you inquire, I will definitely send you some!