Q: What’s included in your wedding photography collections?
A: All collections include a minimum of 8 hours of coverage, online gallery with all images, which are available for FREE download in full-resolution, print release and a wedding photo gift registry. Other services/add-on’s such as additional coverage, 2nd photographer, fine-art album, engagement session, plus more are included or can be added to any collection.
Q: Do you travel?
A: Absolutely! I travel all throughout the Chicago region and will definitely travel outside of IL or even to a destination wedding outside of the country. Just let me know where you plan on getting married and I can send you a custom quote.
Q: How do you handle someone who is shy in front of the camera?
A: Does anyone really like getting their photo taken? Well, outside of a model, I guess… But seriously, I know exactly where you’re coming from - I myself prefer to be behind the camera. Most people are shy in front of the camera and that’s totally okay. 85% of my shots are photojournalistic in nature. After what I call ‘setting the scene’ (get lighting set up and making sure the environment is clean) I then let REAL moments unfold while capturing everything. Obviously there are times that need me to step in, but I don’t really “pose” and instead, I direct. Also, when it comes to formals, I like to keep everyone moving and laughing - this gets the most natural expressions which result in better photos.
Q: Do you have a second shooter?
A: Yes! I typically shoot on my own for about 80% of weddings, but when requested, I do have another photographer that I work with that will second shoot for me.
Q: Do you offer a wedding album? Is it of high quality?
A: Yes and absolutely YES! I’m partnered with one of the best photo labs in the country and their fine-art wedding albums are GORGEOUS. The pages are extra thick at 1/16” and lay completely flat so an image can be displayed across the two pages with no loss to quality. A variety of cover options are available including leather, linen, and velvet - all in several different colors. The paper has a Standard Archival Value of 100 years! This album will last a lifetime and will become a family heirloom to be passed down. I have a sample album that you can check out if we meet in person!
Q: Are you available to meet in person?
A: Yes! I’d love to meet you and your fiance in person. I can go over all of my services, show you a sample album along with some other sample prints, and answer any questions you may have. This is also a great way to get to know each other to make sure we’ll be a good fit :)
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