COLLECTIONS

your investment

portrait sessions begin at $299 60 to 90 minute session
digital download of high resolution files
available for seniors and
modeling portfolios
wedding collections begin at $2,799 all wedding collections include
high-resolution digital files
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customizable hourly coverage
begins at $1,750
family sessions begin at $349 60 to 90 minute session
digital download of high resolution files
available for families, maternity,
and newborn sessions

FAQ

your questions answered

How many weddings do you photograph each year? How can I secure you for our date?

I photograph between 15-20 weddings per year.  Once you've contacted me via the contact form, you can secure your date by signing a contract and providing a retainer of 1/3 your billed amount.

How long will it be before I receive my images?

If you have a simple portrait package (engagement, family, seniors), your online gallery will be available two weeks after your session.  Wedding portraits take 60-90 days for processing.  My dear brides: I understand your excitement, your eagerness!  I was jumping out of my skin for my own wedding images. During your wait time, I will post previews on Facebook and Instagram, so be sure to follow me on social media.

How many images will I receive?

Portrait sessions generally yield around 60-80 images.  Weddings can vary from 400-600 images.  Each is dependent on outfit changes, location/venue, and how detailed the session/event may be.  I carefully and thoughtfully study each photograph I took at your wedding and make sure you're receiving the best images I can give you!

What form of payment will you take?

I take all forms of payment: cash, checks, and credit cards (through PayPal with a 3% fee).

What’s in your bag?

While good equipment doesn't necessarily equate to artistic imagery, I am pleased to share that I use top of the line equipment in crafting your stories.

/  Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 5D Mark II, and Canon 60D
/  Sigma ART 35mm 1.4, Canon 50mm 1.2, Canon ts-e 45mm 2.8, Canon 100mm 2.8L IS, and Canon 70-200mm 2.8L IS
/  one 580EX II Canon Speedlite, two Yongnuo YN560 flashes, and an AlienBee 800 with various light stands

I’d love to schedule a session with you! What does your schedule look like? Do you travel?

Most sessions are scheduled on weeknights in the Spring/Summer since the majority of my weekends secured for weddings.  As for travel, I've been all over the Great Lakes region and down to Florida. I'm up for even greater adventures!

Is there anything I can do to receive the best images?

YES!  Lifestyle photographers thrive on natural light.  For portrait sessions, either choose an indoor location with large windows or let's plan to go outside.  Sun & shade are our best friends!  As for weddings, I adore outdoor ceremonies.  However, if you're set on a venue that's inside, be aware of your stage lighting.  Spotlights & uneven ceremony light might not produce the imagery you've seen in my portfolio.  

Please be sure to detail these things in your Wedding Questionnaire.  First Looks and a decent amount of time set aside for portraits also allow me to capture you in your most relaxed state on the happiest day of your life!  

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