3 standard wedding photography packages for guidance. Your wedding is special and unique. If you are looking for something different, let me know, and we will put together a package designed to suit your wedding day.
Wedding Photography Packages.
Full days coverage.
Full days coverage normally starts about 2 hours before the wedding service and ends after the couples first dance.
It is generally around 8 hours. If you have booked two photographers one will be with you and the other will be with your partner during the morning’s preparations.
This is a nice way to lead you into the day and get some beautiful images of some of your wedding details, likes dresses, suits, jewellery and flowers as well as capturing some if the pre-wedding excitement.
A great way for us to get to know each other a little before the wedding day, we will always have our pre-wedding planning meeting (in person if possible) but an engagement/pre-wedding shoot is a chance for us to make some pretty pictures together.
It helps me learn how to best pose you guys, if I need to do any posing at all, what types of images you want and of course, it will give you some extra images that you can use for invitations, save the date cards or something to hang on your wall at home.
A second photographer.
I would recommend having a second photographer if you are having a larger wedding, maybe more than 100 guests.
I gives you some flexibility and the opportunity to have more beautiful images from your wedding. For example, during the wedding ceremony, you would have images taken from the front and the rear of the venue (venue limitation may apply).
During the day a second perspective will capture more of those special moments that take place at a wedding. And if you want morning preparation images of both yourself and your partner a second photographer will make this possible especially if you are getting ready at different places.
All edited digital files.
All of my wedding photography packages include the full set of edited digital files.
These files will be suitable for most printers so you will be free to make prints for your home, as gifts for friends and family and even arrange to have your own wedding album designed and printed. You can of course order all your printed media from me but you have the option and flexibility to arrange your own too.
Does it include every picture taken on the day? No, and you wouldn’t want it to. As part of the editing process, I take out bad shots, maybe I caught you as you were about to sneeze, trust me that generally isn’t a good look, during the formal group shots I may take 3 or 4 images of each group to try to not get uncle bob blinking. And believe it or not, I take the occasional bad image that nobody wants to see.
Depending on your day, the number of guests you have, the activities of the day, the venue and if you have requested a second photographer you will receive somewhere between 300 and 600 images, All of these images will have been edited by me to ensure you are getting the best possible and inclusive story of your wedding day.
Every wedding gets its own gallery page hosted on my website, you will be the first to see your wedding images and this is your opportunity to let me know if you would like any changes made to the pictures.
Once you are happy with the finished gallery this is the ideal place for you to share your wedding with your friends and family.
It is also the perfect place for me to showcase my work to help other couples find me and see if my style suits them, so I can find more amazing couples to work with.
All weddings include a highlight slideshow of selected images set to music, this is a snapshot that tells the story of the wedding day and is ideal for sharing on your favourite social media platform.
You can include a wedding album as part of your wedding photography package or you can wait until you’ve seen the finished gallery before you decide.
The included 20-page album is designed to be an introductory album and if I design an album for you it is likely to be more than 20 pages and will tell the story as I saw it unfold. Together we will then add or remove pages until the album fits your needs.
All the album options I offer are made to a very high standard of quality and are hand-finished bespoke wedding albums made in Italy. During our initial meeting, we will probably look at some albums so that you can make a more informed decision about if they are right for you and your wedding day.
8 Hours coverage.
Over the past 12 years photographing weddings I have found that 8 hours is about the best length of coverage for most weddings.
I normally start about 2 hours before the wedding ceremony with preparation and detail shots, the ceremony, wedding speeches, wedding breakfast, cake cutting, couples photoshoot and first dance among other key moments are all captured in that time.
8 hours normally takes us to the first dance and after that the mood of your wedding is generally less formal.
I like to wrap up with some images of your guests joining you on the dance floor and capture the party feel that is taking over the wedding day then I will leave you and your guests to enjoy your evening.
If you feel that you need more or less coverage let me know and together we will come up with a wedding photography package to suit you and your wedding day.