So, how does this work?
Step 1: Inquire - Reach out to me & tell me about what you're planning! I'll respond within a business day or two.
Step 2: Consultation - We'll meet for coffee or over a video chat to talk about your expectations, what I do, & how the process of working together goes.
Step 3: Contract & Retainer - To reserve your session date you will need to pay a retainer & sign a contract. Any & all questions you have will be answered before you sign!
Step 4: Chart Our Path - We will start putting all the details together, timelines, locations, etc. We'll build mood boards & work on interlacing all your inspirations into my work flow. I have lots of planning resources & client guides I will share with you!
Step 5: Finalization - A week to two weeks out from your session, we will formally meet again to make sure everything is in line & good to go!
Step 6: Session/Wedding day - My absolute favorite day ever!
Step 7: Sneak Peek & Delivery - You get a sneak peek within one week, so you have images to share & you're able to get an idea of how your images will look! Full gallery delivery is to be expected within 4-8 weeks.
Step 8: Lifelong Friendship - Sorry, you can't get rid of me that easy! I can't wait to watch you grow together & see where this life takes you. You're automatically adopted into my loyalty program called the "refresh sessions" where I offer a small discount to all my returning clients.
How long have you been doing photography?
I have been doing photography professionally for 10 years. I have had the pleasure of working with hundreds of clients. I started off slow, doing it on the side & after obtaining my BFA in 2016, I decided to formally found my business. In 2020, I made the leap to photographing full time!
Do you offer multiple packages? What about second photographers?
Yes & yes! Please inquire with the details of your event or session & I will send you a detailed investment guide. I am also aways happy to work within a budget, so please let me know what you are looking to spend & we can create a custom package for you.
How many images will I receive & how do I get them?
I quote a minimum of 50-75 per hour of your session, wedding, or elopement. Your images will be delivered via a private online gallery which will be hosted for 6 months. Weddings & elopements will also be sent a flash drive of all of your finished images.
How far do you book out?
I am currently booking weddings & elopements through 2023. Your date can only be reserved with a paid retainer & contract. I recommend booking 6 to 12 months out from your wedding to ensure you're able to get your ideal date!
What is your turn around time?
For weddings & larger packages my turn around time is 4 - 8 weeks. Smaller session turn around time is usually between 2 - 3 weeks. You always get a generous preview of your session within a week!
Do you travel?
Yes, happily! Whether it's just a few hours from my home base in Indiana or halfway around the world, I will travel with you! I am always down for an adventure elopement or intimate wedding somewhere beautiful. Check out my travel schedule and destination bucket list for some great deals on travel work.
Do you always retouch your photos?
Yes, with your best interests in mind. The process I go through while editing your images is one full of creative decisions, including how the image looks balanced, control of the lighting, small object removal, blemish correction, etc.
Can you help us with planning?
Yes! No matter what session you're booking, customized planning is included. We will go over styling decisions & why they matter, picking locations & the right time of day to photograph. I will help you during the session with posing & prompting activities, but I am always open to seeing any inspirations you may have as well.
What is a "refresh session"?
I offer milestone photography exclusively for my previous wedding clients. This includes anniversary sessions, maternity, family, etc. I offer these sessions at $200 a session, with unlimited booking for life!
What do you charge for a session?
Send me an inquiry form & I will send you my detailed investment guide. Smaller sessions like couples & portraits begin at $350, midwest based weddings begin at $2200 & travel/elopements begin at $2600 (travel included).
Can I have the unedited images?
Nope! If you want a photographer who provides unedited images, I am not your gal! My work comes alive in the editing process & I ask for your trust in that department. Any questions you may have about editing are absolutely welcomed!
Can I have a discount?
My return clients get discounts on any future session with me as a part of my loyalty program. New inquiries can expect the price to reflect what is on the investment guide. My value is based on for my time, expertise, continued education, overhead, & talent - as a fine art editor, many hours go into your editing & as a one man show I'm on my toes 25/8 to provide my clients the best experience possible.