What wedding packages do you offer and what are your prices?
I recently started working with custom packages to better fit the needs of each couple that I work with. Every wedding is unique, so I will create custom package options designed to cover everything you need, with your budget in mind. Please reach out through my contact form to give me some info and get started! I can work with most budgets and would love to learn more about you guys!
My intimate packages starts at $1450, and full wedding packages start at $2450.
How many hours of coverage do we need?
This is the #1 question that I get! My most popular packages are for 6-8 hours. What you need for your wedding will depend on your schedule for the day, and how much of it you want to have photographed. I have a planning guide available to help guide you through this process, and I’m more than happy to walk you through it! Please reach out through my contact form to get some more detailed help! Once you book me, you’ll have my number and you can text me anytime for quick questions!
We’ve never had photos taken…what do we do?
The best part about my style is that you don’t have to “know” how to do anything, but I’m also not going to just leave you standing there wondering! Most of your wedding day, you’ll just be enjoying your wedding and I’ll be sneaking around catching the moments.
For your portrait sessions, I like to give simple, natural direction that lets you both act how you normally would. My all time favorite is “hold hands and walk that way”. You’d be surprised how many self proclaimed “awkward” people turn into instant models! If I do pull out any serious direction, it’s probably just to get you to laugh! This is the easy part!
Do you travel for weddings?
Yes! I love visiting new places, and I’m always up for an adventure. I’ve flown all over the world and I’m super comfortable in any location. I am currently based in Washington state (Seattle/Gig Harbor) and Orlando, Florida. Contact me for specific travel pricing.
How do we reserve our wedding date?
First, contact me to talk about the details of your day and some package information! Once we talk over some package options, and if you decide to move forward with the booking process, I require a 50% retainer and a signed contract to reserve me for your wedding. Both are easily completed online, even from a mobile device. I only book one wedding per day, regardless of what package you decide to book. So the entire day is dedicated to you!
Will we need a second photographer?
I (Justin) will personally shoot every wedding and session (provisions in the contract regarding emergencies and extenuating circumstances). Adding a second photographer gives a unique perspective of your day, and allows you to see some moments that might be happening behind me during the main action of the day.
I have a great lineup of trusted second photographers that I have worked with before who have a similar style and brand focus. For all contracted services that include a second photographer, the second photographer is hired at my discretion, depending on availability.
How do we get our photos afterwards?
Every package comes with a fully edited online gallery of your photos delivered within 6 weeks of your wedding date. This is a password-protected page that allows you to access the gallery with all of your edited photos. I typically deliver 50-100 photos per hour of coverage. You are free to download, share, and print any photos that you like - they’re yours! From the gallery online there is also a print store that has options for canvases, albums, and more. You are able to download any photo to print on your own, (especially useful for those “fridge pics”!) but using the provided service options in the gallery will give you the best quality available for albums and larger prints.
Help! We have more questions!
I am available any time to answer more questions about the photography side of things, or just about wedding planning in general! Of course, I always recommend that you get help from a dedicated wedding planner (I know some good ones if you need a rec!), but I’m happy to walk you through the beginning process of figuring out what you’re looking for. I have a planning guide available (Click the button below!), or reach out through my contact form to get more info!
How long are your engagement/couples sessions?
I offer a few different options ranging from 1 to 3 hours. Contact me for more information about packages and pricing! Typically we will need at least an hour to shoot, but some locations may require more time to get in/out.
What do we need to bring?
You can bring whatever you want! Any props such as blankets, bikes, or picnic items are welcomed. Pets are also welcomed, just let me know beforehand! It is a great idea to plan this shoot around an activity that you both enjoy (even just a walk in the park, a hike, kayaking, whatever!), but I can help you with ideas if you don’t have anything specific!
We’ve never had photos taken…what do we do?
Yes, I included this one twice! An engagement session might seem scarier than your wedding, because you have to be out in front of the camera without any activity going on! BUT I always recommend that your engagement shoot include some type of activity, to make it super easy! Even just a hike, getting an ice cream, a picnic…anything that fits you guys. This works the same as wedding day portraits, I’ll give you some light direction to do some natural movements or activities, and you’ll look and feel comfortable because it’s things you would normally do. Again, you won’t ever be expected to “know” what to do, or be left standing there wondering. I got you!
Do we choose the location of our shoot, or do you?
It depends! If you have somewhere in mind, please let me know! I can also suggest locations that fit a certain style and look that you have in mind. If you have no idea at all, I will work with you to find the perfect place. I have a ton of locations that I’d would love to explore with you!
How do we get our photos?
I deliver a fully edited online gallery within 5 weeks of your session. This is a link to your password-protected page that allows you to access a gallery with all of your edited photos. You are free to download, share, and print any photos that you like - they’re yours! I love the way that a gallery can bring you through our adventure on that day, so I include all of the details and funny stuff as well. From this gallery you will also be able to browse the online store to order high quality prints and albums as well.