Q: Where do you photograph weddings locally?
A: For the 2018 season I am based in Santa Cruz, CA. I am happy to travel to any California Location for Wedding Photography.
- Los Angeles and surrounding areas: Newport Beach, Santa Monica, Malibu, Santa Barbara, Carlsbad, San Diego, Palm Springs.
- Big Sur, Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove.
- Santa Cruz, Capitola, Aptos, Scotts Valley, Felton, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek.
- Los Gatos, Palo Alto, Mountain View, San Jose, Santa Clara, Redwood City.
- Half Moon Bay, Mill Valley, Marin, San Francisco.
I am happy to travel anywhere in the world to capture your special day. I have photographed weddings in Hawaii, Mexico, New York and Nevada.
Q: What type of wedding photographer are you?
A: I am a lifestyle Wedding Photographer. I use a photo journalistic style to help tell the story of your day. However I am great at directing posed photos as well. I am happy to accommodate your needs, whether you want all candid images, posed, or a mix. I like to think about working with couples as a team effort. We both want the same result; beautiful images that help you remember your day. Share your ideas with me, let's collaborate!
Q: What words would you use to describe your style?
A: Organic, dreamy, down to earth, casual, charming, and fun!
Q: How do you interact with couples?
A: I am easy to communicate with, and offer excellent customer service. I send my couples a guide about how to schedule photography into their wedding day, and I offer unlimited correspondence leading up to their event. I am available for my couples if they have any questions, thoughts, or ideas. I like being fully informed about the timeline and day of schedule so there are no surprises. The day of your event I am mellow, friendly and fun!
Q: How will you interact with guests at our wedding?
A: I am accommodating, friendly and cheerful.
Q: What will you wear when you photograph our wedding?
A: I usually wear all black clothing.
Q: Can I read testimonials from your past clients?
A: Yes, absolutely!
Q: What types of couples do you work with?
A: My services are open to anyone. I am LGBTQIA friendly. My Wedding Photography proposals and contracts (paperwork) are gender neutral. I am comfortable using preferred pronouns with the couple, wedding party, family and guests. My couples are happy, down to earth, and fun.
Q: What types of weddings do you photograph?
A: Most of my couples have outdoor ceremonies and receptions in beautiful natural environments. However, I am happy to photograph all types of weddings: Traditional, alternative, religious, backyard, city hall, and DIY. I am happy to accommodate church guidelines, and capture alternative ceremonies.
Q: Have you photographed at our venue?
A: Just ask! If I have not photographed at your venue before, I am happy to scout it ahead of time to make sure I know every nook and cranny of the space so there are no surprises.
Q: Do you carry backup equipment?
A: Yes. I bring 3 camera bodies, 5+ lenses, extra batteries, chargers, extra memory cards etc.
Q: How much do you charge for Wedding Photography?
A: For 2018 I offer three simple and affordable packages, including exclusive rights to digital images in high resolution loaded on a USB flash drive. No need to pay extra for digital prints! I am happy to send you official proposal's upon request.
4 hours: $1,600.00
6 hours: $2,400.00
8 hours: $3,200.00
Q: Are you a good match for us?
A: The best way for us to get to know each other is to have a chat! I am happy to Skype with any potential client (a phone call works too).
Q: How can we contact you?
#1 Please fill out a simple submission form. Click the button below.
#2 I will respond promptly if I am available for your date.
#3 If I am available on your date, we will set up a phone chat, or Skype date so I can hear about the details of your day, and so we can get to know each other! I will send you my official .pdf wedding photography proposals. They are straight forward and easy to read.
#4 If you decide I am the right photographer for you, you would sign my contract and pay the retainer by check to secure your date.
#5 Once your retainer is paid, your date is reserved on my books, and we can be in communication as much as you need leading up to your event.
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