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What do I get in a photography package?

Depending on what package you purchase, you will get hours of coverage and all the digital print rights to your photos.  My most popular package, the Pop Up Wedding package, usually delivers about 300 photos total.  Package 2 offers unlimited Day Of coverage which ends up to be about 12-15 hours of photography as well as travel throughout the United States.  We can work together to determine what works best for you and your wedding. 

How many photos will I receive?

So many your head will swim. Trust me.

Who is your assistant?

I have 2 assistants--Briana and Ian.  Ian is my husband. Briana is my friend. We've shot many, many, many weddings together. Both of them are great at reading my mind, getting groups into ridiculously silly poses and making sure we don’t miss a single moment.

How long does it take us to get our photos?

I like to spend time making sure each of my weddings is beautifully presented, so I will usually take between 6-12 weeks to deliver your weddings in a gallery. 

Will you shoot some plain, normal formal shots of my family to make sure my mom is satisfied?

Absolutely.  Formal, posed shots of family and even you as a couple are important, too. I will definitely make sure these are part of your wedding package. Similarly, if there is anything you REALLY want to have in your photos (like your dog wearing a bow tie or you want to climb a mountain in an Arizona park), we can do that too.  Just ask. I like adventures!

Will you recreate some photos I found on Pinterest?

No. I won’t.  I’m sorry. Pinterest scares me a little and I would much rather create moments that are YOURS and unique to YOU, rather than trying to mimic another.  That’s just how I roll.

Will you give us the RAW files for our photos?

Nope.

How are you different than other photographers in my area?

Well, beyond being ridiculously fun (really, I am), I also am deeply committed to collecting authentic, true, honest and un-staged memories of your day. I won’t recreate or re-stage photos and I won’t make you stand in a field, next to a couch and look angry.  I approach my work really organically and I believe in allowing my photographs to tell the whole story of the day—honestly and beautifully.

Do you travel?

Sure! I love working in Michigan, as it’s my home state, but I'll go anywhere and I've shot weddings all around the country. I travel cheap and I travel well!

How do we book? How do we pay?

I require a signed contract and a $500 retainer to book your wedding or Pop Up.  The retainer applies to the total for your wedding, but is not refundable if you cancel your wedding or your contract.  I accept check, credit card, PayPal, Cash app and cold hard cash.

Will you be my friend?

Obviously. I prefer to work with clients who treat me like a friend--don't we all? Let’s hang out. For real.