FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is your wedding photography style?
When it comes to our wedding photography style, we take a photojournalistic, artistic approach. We want to capture your complete love story. We want to capturing the love and the beauty of your day. Then, we add in a little traditional, modern photography to emphasis your portraits and wedding details.
Can additional hours of coverage be added to any wedding package?
Yes, you can add up to two additional hours on any of our wedding packages. The cost is $200 per hour for duel coverage or $100 for single coverage. If additional hours are needed, please notify us before the remaining balance is due.
What is required to reserve a wedding date?
25% deposit is required to save your date and up to a maximum deposit of $500.00 depending on the wedding package you choose and a signed wedding photography and or videography contract to reserve your wedding date. We can also set up a payment plan that works for you to be paid in full two weeks before the wedding. Ask about the Payment Plans when booking the Wedding.
When is the remaining balance due?
The remaining balance is due two weeks prior to the wedding date.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We currently accept cash, check, and PayPal for payment on our wedding packages.
Are there any travel fees?
Wedding location may be subject to travel fees and other expenses. You would have complete details before signing an agreement of any travel fees or other expenses.
How many wedding photographers are included with each package?
It depends on the coverage needed for your wedding. See Pricing to make your selection. Since photography is all about telling a story, two photographers are recommended on full coverage weddings, we will capture more moments at the same time with different shots, angels, and perspectives to tell your wedding day story. You also have the option to add short video clips put together in sequence of the special moments and events of the day to capture the day as it unfolds in HD Video. See Video Highlight Page.
In what format do you shoot wedding photos?
We only shoot in RAW format. This allows for the best quality and largest images. After editing is compete, we save the images as Highest Resolution and Quality Digital JPEGS Images.
Is wedding videography an option in any wedding package?
Yes! You can add videography to any package. Our wedding videography is handcrafted into a journalistic style. This love story will capture your cherished events, and highlighting your most important day. We start off documenting your pre-ceremony preparations and finish with your evening reception. Then the streaming video will be put on a USB flash drive. DVD's are available also upon request. See Wedding Pricing for more information.
How long will it take to edit the images/video and have it ready for delivery?
It usually takes approximately 4 to 6 weeks to have the photography and videography edits completed and ready for delivery.
Will we get to keep our digital images?
All of your images will be edited and placed on a flash drive. This flash drive will be yours to keep! Your Images will also be uploaded to your very own on-line gallery which you will be given the link to for sharing with friends and family.
Will we be allowed to print our own images?
Yes, you will receive a print release, giving you the right to print an unlimited number of photos from your preferred photo lab. You will also have full printing options from your on-line gallery.
What if we break or lose our flash drive containing our wedding images?
Your Beautiful Portraits archives each wedding for a minimum of 3 years. Additional flash drives can be purchased at any time for $75. However you will be able to download the digital images at anytime for up to 1 year from your personal on-line gallery.