Frequently Asked Questions
How many photographers will be present on our wedding day?
Wedding Packages include 2 photographers, however you can also opt for 1 for more intimate weddings or a third if you require a videographer for your wedding.
What is your photography style?
My services encompasses luxury wedding photography who captures natural light in candid and photo editorial style.
How far in advance should we book your services for our wedding?
8-16 months in advance, sometimes sooner. I often update my prices yearly according the market.
Do you have different wedding photography packages? What do they include?
I have 3 different wedding photography packages. They all include;
- Lead Photographer
- Second Photographer
- Digital Files
- Online Gallery
- Prints + Printing rights
Can we request specific shots or poses?
Absolutely, part of the clarity consultation is finding out your must haves. There a ton photographers in NC who are willing to add shots or poses to your shotlist.
How long does it take to receive the final edited wedding photos?
About 2-3 weeks depending on the season. It can be very busy but I'll notify you if it becomes late.
Are engagement/pre-wedding shoots included in your packages?
Yes they do, they are in all of my wedding packages.
What types of portrait sessions do you specialize in?
Family, Lifestyle, and Senior Portraits in Wilmington. I occasionally take on on fashion wedding photography or styled shoot.
How long does a typical portrait session last?
Luxury portrait photography requires a bit of attention to detail. We can hire a hair make up artist to go to a location which require at least 2 hours.
Typical portraits like family, senior or graduation go for 60-90 minutes.
Can we choose the location for our portrait session?
Yes you can choose any location within the Wilmington area for weddings.
What should we wear for the portrait session?
You can wear whatever makes you comfortable. To add in a bit of personality, you can choose to add
How long does it take to receive the final edited portrait photos?
About 3-4 days. Sometimes less when asked nicely haha
Do you provide hair and makeup services for portrait sessions?
I have several make up artists that I have worked in the past and refer you to.
Pricing and Packages
What are your photography package options?
Most of my wedding and portrait packages have 3 different tiers. To get a much more customized experience, just ask!
Can we customize a package to suit our specific needs?
Yes. We have an a la carte prices to compare.
Are there any additional fees we should be aware of (e.g., travel expenses)?
No all of my travels fees include in my pricing as far as NC goes. Flying to different states like NY or DC require more steps which we can discuss over consultation.
Do you require a deposit to secure our booking?
Yes, my non-refundable downpayment is $500.
What is your cancellation and refund policy?
You'll receive our full Terms of Service once I send you my proposal.
Are there any discounts or promotions available?
There is a 5% discount for military.
Do you offer print services or albums?
Yes, you can either customize or get a package which you can print them online.
Booking and Availabilities
Can we schedule a consultation before booking?
Absolutely! I love connecting with clients before booking them. It makes for an honest photo.
Do you have backup photographers in case of emergencies?
Yes, I accommodate a back up photographer just incase anything happens to me.
What happens if the weather is unfavorable for an outdoor shoot?
Can we book you for destination weddings or out-of-town sessions?
How long does it take to receive a response to a booking inquiry?
I usually respond within 24-48 hours including weekends.
What is your policy on rescheduling or changing the date of a session?
Rescheduling is at no cost.
Editing and Delivery
What is your editing process for the photos?
I am a natural style editor which means I use mostly natural light to emulate the look and feel of film.
Can we request specific edits or retouching?
Yes you can, they are individually priced at $50 per photo
How many photos can we expect from a wedding or portrait session?
400-800 Per a full day of wedding. Typically 40-50 photos for a portrait session.
How will we receive the final edited photos (e.g., digital download, USB drive)?
It will be sent via online gallery with unlimited digital download.
Are the photos watermarked? Can we print and share them?
They are NOT watermarked, and yes, you can print and share them!
Rights and usage
- Do we have the rights to print and share the photos?
Yes you have rights to print and share the photos as long as you tag me in it.
- Can we use the photos for personal and non-commercial purposes?
You can. Commercial purposes no, it will require you to sign a new contract.
- Will our photos be featured on your website or social media?
Yes it will be featured on the website or social media. You can always opt for them to be removed. Just send an email and I'll take them down.
- Do you require a model release form?
For models, yes. It is required to have a model release form.