No, I feel one reason you hire me is for my artistic eye and not every image I capture makes the cut. I want to make sure what you receive is the best of the best. Besides, not many clients want to sort through 3,000+ photos from their wedding day.

Do you deliver every image you shoot?


No, but I’m a part of Vermont Association of Wedding Professionals and can reach out to other professionals if you are wanting those services or any other services you’re still looking to book for your day. Just ask, I’m happy to help and recommend the best.

Does your photography business offer videography services?

No, but I do offer hourly coverage for weekday weddings and weddings scheduled during the non-peak months of November-April

Do you provide partial day coverage?

I shoot in RAW so that I have more flexibility during post-production, but the final delivery of high-resolution images are in JPEG format.

Do you shoot in JPEG or RAW?

Yes. I have a passport and LOVE to travel. Travel fees, such as airfare or mileage, and two nights lodging are the only additional expenses to book me for a destination wedding.

Do you do destination weddings?

Although you have hired me to photograph your wedding and you have received the high-resolution digital images, I am still the copyrighted owner of those images. If you are interested in submitting your images, I am thrilled and ask that you please contact me before doing so as not to jeopardize any submissions I have made to blogs requiring exclusivity. Publishers are always looking for various styles of weddings from farm weddings to elegant weddings. If your wedding is a candidate for publication submission, I’d love to work with you after the wedding to gather the details and bride/groom perspective of the day.

Can I submit my wedding photos to be considered for publishing on wedding blogs or magazines?

I edit each and every image to a style that satisfies me, a look you can see throughout my work on my website. I only shoot digital as I like the immediate gratification, but am drawn to the look of film and process my images to have a film feel to them. I will do minimal retouching if needed but am not a fan of, nor skilled in, Photoshop. I pride myself in creating and capturing genuine moments and the use of Photoshop, to make you look like something you’re not, does not lend itself to this pillar of my work and business. I will, however, use it to remove distracting backgrounds, etc. when needed. Additional editing requests once a gallery has been delivered will be subjected to an additional charge.

What type of editing do you do to the images?

Typically, you can expect your completed gallery of digital files 4-6 weeks after your wedding. However, I want your wedding guests to see professional photos as soon as possible after your wedding and therefore I will post a sneak peek a few days after your wedding. Be sure and like my Facebook page and follow me on Instagram so you don’t miss this sneak peek.

How long will it take to receive the digital files after the wedding?

The entire design process can vary depending on my workload and your response time, but as soon as you select your favorites I try to have a first draft to you within 2-3 weeks. Once you have approved the final proof, you can expect your album in the mail in approximately one week.

How long will it take to receive my album?

I recommend that you create multiple copies and backups in different locations of your images (including the cloud), as I do not archive images. If you encounter this misfortune, please contact me to see if I do have any of your images. There will be a $100 fee to reproduce any images that I may still have.

What if I lose my images?

10 and 15 per year so I can give each client the attention that is needed through the entire process.

How many weddings do you shoot in a year?

Yes, I only book one wedding per weekend to ensure that I am fresh and prepared for your big day.

Will my wedding be the only wedding you book that weekend?

I’ve been a self-taught photographer since 2009 and am continually expanding my knowledge and pushing my limits. I believe that we never stop learning.

How long have you been shooting?

Absolutely. You’ll be able to share your wedding gallery with friends and family but the PIN to download should remain with you, as you are the client who has purchased rights to do this. The one exception to this is your immediate family. Your extended family and guests can purchase inexpensive high-quality prints and digital download rights within your gallery should they wish to have an image of your day. My contracts reflect this policy to protect my work as well as your wedding images from being shared without your permission. Your online gallery will be available for up to one year after your wedding.

Will my extended family and guests be able to view our wedding images and order prints?

While I value client’s input and try to honor requests, there are many factors to consider in choosing a location for portraits. You may want to use a fantastic backdrop for portraits but on the day of your wedding, if it means you're looking into the sun, that may not be the best option for creating the best portraits. I ask that we work together to find the best location.

Do I need to decide where to take portraits?

I only ask that you provide a list of family group shots and I will work with you to create a manageable list and timeline for this portion of your day. Providing a list of must-have shots for the photographer is a kind sentiment but can present challenges and perhaps be detrimental to providing the best coverage of your day. I prefer to be keenly present and capture moments as they unfold instead of being distracted looking at a shot list and missing moments. While I am a firm believer in lists for other areas of a wedding day, such as a list of family formal portraits, working from a shot list throughout the day is not my style. I prefer working with couples that hire me for my expertise and who see the value in letting me do my job. I will ask in your questionnaire what elements of your day are special and unique to your day so I’m sure to photograph them but please trust that I will strive to document all the must-have photos of your day such as bridal details, the bride walking down the aisle, your first kiss as husband and wife, etc. but due to the unpredictability of the wedding day no image can be guaranteed.

Do you need a shot list?

I typically book 90% of my weddings by October of the previous year so I would book at least 12 months in advance.

How far out should we book you?

My wedding coverage starts at 8 hours, and it would be great to stay nourished during that time. It doesn’t have to be at a table with guests, many weddings set up a vendor table for photographers, videographers, band members, etc. so everyone can be fed and happy. Generally, we eat when you eat because let’s face it, no one wants photographs of guests eating and no one wants to be photographed while eating.

Do we need to feed you?

Yes, so please plan for two for vendor food count purposes. If you’ve opted for a second photographer, the second photographer doubles as an assistant when needed.

Do you shoot with an assistant?

I shoot with two Canon camera bodies and both prime and zoom lenses. I also have an external speed light when more light is needed.

What type of camera equipment do you use?

Yes, and I am happy to provide this should your venue request it.

Do you have insurance?

The amount of time suggested depends upon many factors, including your ceremony and reception locations and how many portraits you list for your family portraits. I’ve found that 8 hours of coverage is the sweet spot to telling a complete story from getting ready images to a few dance floor images. Most of my couples do not feel the need to add additional coverage beyond 8 hours. However, if your getting ready location, ceremony, and reception are in different locations that require travel time, you may need to consider adding additional coverage. I will work with you leading up to your day to determine if this is something you'll need.

How many hours do you suggest we set aside for wedding day photos?

I understand that not everything goes as planned on your wedding day. I never pack up before the contracted time and don’t leave on the dot when the contracted time is up. Instead, I will check in with you when I am scheduled to leave and either offer additional coverage if I don’t think I’ve got enough to tell the story of your day or see if you want to extend coverage. If you would like to extend coverage, I will stay for my current hourly price and round to the nearest 15-minute increment. You will receive an invoice for the extended coverage within a few days after your wedding day and payment is due before final delivery of images.

What happens if I go over my contracted time?

A 25% retainer and signed contract must be completed to book your date. Even if we do an in-person meeting or Skype meeting to discuss your big day and you feel like it is a good fit, I cannot hold dates without a signed contract and deposit.

How do we reserve you?


Do you accept credit cards?

Unfortunately, no. Deposits are used to reserve your date, and once I receive your deposit, I do not accept new clients for your date or the weekend of your event.

If we cancel the wedding, do we get our deposit back?

Yes, assuming I am available, but if rates change from your original date they would apply.

If we change the wedding date can we apply our deposit to the new date?

30 days before your wedding date.

When is the remaining balance due?

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