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WHAT IS TIMELINE PREP?
My first year in business, the thing my couples felt the most stressed about was planning their wedding timeline. Most couples don't know how long a cocktail hour should take or when photos should end due to sunset. So I started creating custom wedding timelines for all my couples to help ease that stress. I start by sending over a quick questionnaire right at booking, this includes things like: Are you having a first look? Do you have a big family? Those questions help me create a rough timeline for your day, this way you can confidently choose your ceremony time and send out invitations with little stress. 

A couple months before your wedding I'll send out a more in depth timeline which will allow me to create a minute by minute timeline of your day. Let me take care of the difficult, stressful bits. You just enjoy the wedding planning process!

WHEN AND HOW ARE OUR PHOTOS DELIVERED? 
You'll receive a sneak peek of a few images on social media within 72 hours because I know how eager couples are to see their images! A highlight blog post or highlight gallery will go live two weeks after your event. And then your final gallery will be ready in 6-8 weeks. 

There is no cap on images I deliver for a wedding. The amount of images you receives varies from event to event, if you have more portrait time or lots of open dance floor dancing you'll have lots more images! But typically you'll receive 60-100 images per hour. 

WHY SHOULD WE PICK YOU OVER ANOTHER PHOTOGRAPHER? 
A great question! There are so many incredibly talented wedding photographers out there and being forthright, some might be a better fit for you than me. I truly believe that you should not only love a photographers work, but also their personality and experience that they'll give you. Most of my couples are working with me for over a year and then come wedding day, I will probably be the person you see the most! I pride myself on creating the best experience for my couples, I want to be an easy going and fun presence on your wedding day, but also able to keep the day running smoothly and efficiently. 

The short answer: I do everything in my power for you to have a fun and stress-free wedding. My two main priorities are 1. a top notch experience and 2. beautiful photos. 

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED? DO YOU TRAVEL?
I am located in Broomfield, Colorado. But I will travel wherever! Travel and lodging fees do apply. I offer discounted rates for certain "bucket list" wedding locations.

WHAT IS YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY STYLE? 
My style is a mix of photojournalistic and traditional. I love capturing candid moments, the authentic smiles, the natural tears, the goofy glances— all the things that make your wedding authentically you. But I also want to make sure that you get the shots you've been waiting for. I want you to have the classic images of you and your partner seeing each other for the first time, or your first dance, or just a big family photo that your mom will display in her home.

HOW DO WE BOOK? 
I will send over a proposal that allows you to choose your perfect wedding package. You will then be prompted to pay your retainer, which is non-refundable and reserves your date. You'll then sign a contract and be officially booked!

DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS? 
Yes! In fact, my payment structure is already broken up into installments to make my services more accessible. Your payments will be broken up into 5 payments throughout your journey with me. 

CAN YOU HOLD OUR DATE? 
To be fair to everyone I can't hold dates without a signed contract and retainer.

DO YOU OFFER ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS? 
Yes! And I offer a 50% discount on them for wedding clients! Engagement shoots are a great way to see how my couples interact on their wedding day. We can chat about which poses you find most flattering and natural. I can see if you are more touchy and intimate or more reserved and traditional, all which will create a more seamless and streamlined wedding day experience.






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