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FAQ.

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

We live in the heart of Los Angeles. 

DO YOU ALWAYS SHOOT TOGETHER?

It all depends on which package you choose! Once I hear more details about your wedding, I can suggest if you need a second photographer besides myself, Kinsey. This is all determined by the timeline of the day, bridal party + guest list size, and distance between locations you'd like to have photos taken.  

DO YOU TRAVEL?

Yes! Our work has taken us to Sweden, Iceland, Italy, India, the Dominican Republic, Canada, and all across the U.S.

WHAT TYPE OF SESSIONS DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH?

We photograph weddings, elopements, engagement sessions, couple sessions, select family sessions, and select individual portrait sessions. 

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WHEN WILL WE SEE OUR PHOTOS?

Within three days of your wedding or session, we like to send a couple of our favorite shots via email. For weddings, we also will send a private blog post of our favorite 30 or so images for you to share with friends, family, and social media.

Turn around time for a session is 2-4 weeks. For a wedding, the turn around time is 4-6 weeks. 

CAN WE MEET BEFORE WE BOOK?

Of course! I’d love nothing more. If you’re in the Los Angeles area, we can meet for coffee or a drink. If you’re outside of the Los Angeles area, we can set up a Skype meeting.

DO YOU REQUIRE A RETAINER FEE? 

We require a non-refundable retainer of 1/3 of the collection price when the contract is signed, in order to secure your date on our calendar.

HELP, WE'RE CAMERA SHY!

We totally get that. Being in front of the camera can be intimidating. We are very particular in creating images that hold beautiful lighting, the best background, and flattering poses. With that being said, we also want to make sure these moments are REAL. We direct our couples into the best spots and poses, and from there allow you to be in the moment, capturing the real connection you have with one another.

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WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING OUR SESSION? 

From the very first email, I want to provide you with an experience, not just pretty photos. From my contact page, you can see I ask some of the deeper questions to help me be able to serve you in the best way possible. This also includes helping with location ideas and outfit choices, directing you during our session to make sure I get the best shots, and also making sure you have fun! (none of that stiff, over posed nonsense). During our session, I might ask you questions like, "When did you know you first loved him?" or "What are you most excited for on your wedding day?" to help you feel close. Or, "What's something embarrassing you've never told her?" to get those good laughs. Sometimes couples like to bring a bottle of wine and their favorite music to help them feel less nervous! 

CAN I PRINT MY OWN PHOTOS?

Absolutely! All our sessions and wedding collections include a print release form - this allows you to print at your own leisure. You are also welcome to share on social media as much as you like. We just ask that you tag or mention us in the comment.

We also provide the highest quality prints through our online gallery shop. You can order from home and have them delivered right to your front door!

DO YOU HAVE LIABILITY INSURANCE?

Most definitely. Some venues require this. If your venue requires us to have insurance, we can email it over right away.