FAQ
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Can you hold a date for me?

To be fair to all potential clients, I do not hold any dates until I receive a signed contract and retainer. I operate on a first come, first served basis, so the date remains available until those two items are received.

How far in advance should we book?

As soon as you’ve settled on a date! If you are having a summer wedding, inquire as soon as possible, since availability is limited during busy season. Please note I do not book weddings if they're over a year and half away.

For lifestyle sessions, it's best to book 2-3 months in advance.

Do you provide clients RAW or unedited photos?

No, all of the photos you receive will be high-resolution, post-processed JPG files. I never deliver unedited photos, because I consider that an unfinished product.

What if we have a large family for lifestyle sessions?

The lifestyle collection includes up to five (5) people. Any additional persons will be subject to a per person fee.

How many photos will we receive?

I deliver approximately 50-75 edited photos per hour of coverage. That’s about 1 shot per minute!

For lifestyle sessions, you will receive 50+ images.

How will our images be delivered?

Your images will be delivered via a password-protected, high resolution, downloadable online gallery. You'll be able to view, download, share and print.

When will my photos be ready?

The complete collection of your final images will be available as follows:
- Lifestyle Sessions: 2 weeks after your session date
- Weddings: 4-6 weeks after your wedding date

Will some of our photos be in black and white?

Yes, a small percentage of your photos will be in black and white. Generally speaking, I create black and white photos to highlight the subject and remove any distractions. If you do not like black and white photos, please let me know beforehand.

Will my gallery expire?

Yes. Galleries remain live for one (1) year, and then they'll be removed. I encourage all of my clients to download their images immediately and save them somewhere safe.

- All wedding collections include a USB loaded with all the images.
- Lifestyle sessions can purchase a USB upon request.

Do you have insurance?

Yes! I have liability insurance, which can be provided for any venue that requires it.

I'm ready to book! Now what?

Please visit my contact page and send me a message. Once I confirm availability, a signed contract and non-refundable retainer is due in order to secure your date.

Payment is accepted in the form of cash, check, Venmo or credit/debit card.

Why should we do an engagement shoot?

During the time we spend together for your engagement session, we get to know each other, laugh, and share stories. You two will become comfortable with me and being in front of my camera. By the wedding day, we won't be strangers and you two will be totally ok with me taking SO many pictures of you :)

I also get to see how you two interact and the best ways to photograph you, ultimately giving you even better pictures on your big day!

Can you help us plan our wedding day timeline?

Absolutely! I provide sample timelines and general ranges for each event of the day for my clients in order to help them figure out how much time they really need.

Do you have recommendations for outfits and coordination?

Definitely! Upon booking, I'll send you my style guide to help prepare you for your session and give you some ideas and tips.

Do you have recommendations for location?

Yes! Upon booking, I'll ask you a few questions to gain a general idea of what you like, and I can share my favorite locations that I think might fit the bill!

What time should we plan our session?

We’ll get the best light if we start our session around 1.5-2 hours before sunset, or just at sunrise. If your session will be in the late afternoon/evening, make sure you arrive on time, since we’ll be working against the clock to capture the golden hour light!

Do you charge extra for mileage?

For lifestyle sessions, I have a 60 mile roundtrip mileage allowance (from 90808) for my clients. A location exceeding that allowance will be subject to a small fee per additional mile.

For wedding travel information, please inquire.

Do you shoot destination weddings?

Yes, yes, yes!! If you are looking into destination wedding pricing, please contact me with your wedding details and I will send you a customized quote.