frequently asked questions
Wedding collections range from $2,400-3,900; they are priced to fit anything from just the essentials to a full day’s coverage with extras.
Do your collections include an engagement session?
2 out of 3 of them do!
Where are you located?
I live just outside of Sacramento, but I consider the Bay Area and Tahoe to be “local” and shoot in all of these areas often.
How do I book my wedding?
You’ll email me. I’ll send you all the details. We'll grab drinks or meet over Facetime. You’ll tell me all about yourselves and your wedding plans and ask me all the questions. If you decide to book with me, we’ll put together your collection and make it official with a signed agreement and 30% deposit.
How far out should I book my wedding?
A year in advance, if possible. But if your wedding is just a couple months out, inquire anyway! I am currently booked for 2019.
Do you offer payment plans?
Absolutely. Your date is reserved with a 30% deposit and your final balance is due one day prior to the wedding. Between those dates, you are welcome to make payments towards your balance however often you’d like.
What is your level of experience as a wedding photographer?
I photographed my first wedding in 2012 and then (very) slowly eased my way into the industry. I began to photograph weddings on a consistent basis around 2015, and have since photographed over 75 of them.
Are you a preferred vendor at our venue?
I am on the preferred vendor list at Vizcaya (Sacramento), Villa Toscana Winery (Amador), and Park Victorian (Auburn). I have a close relationship with a handful of other venues in the Sacramento area - ask me about yours!
Do you have business insurance?
Yes - I have a business license and business insurance and can send it all over to your wedding venue, if needed.
Do you travel?
Yes, please! I love any excuse to explore somewhere new. Get in touch for travel details.
Portrait collections range from $450-650. (“Portrait” refers to family, engagement, boudoir, etc.)
How do I book a session?
First we’ll discuss your date, style, and location ideas. Once we have a general idea of the plan, you’ll officially book your date with a signed agreement and 50% deposit.
How far out should I book my session?
I book portrait sessions no more than 3 months in advance to allow room for weddings which book much further out. 1-3 months is the ideal booking timeframe.
I don’t need a full session - do you offer minis?
I host mini sessions once a year, usually back-to-back during one spring weekend. Contact me to add your name to my email list if you’d like to be notified of 2020 mini sessions.
Do you offer boudoir sessions?
Yes! Twice a year I host a boudoir weekend at a local bed and breakfast property. These sessions include the option of hair and/or makeup services with professional stylists as well as prints and, of course, the digital gallery. Add your name to my email list to be notified of upcoming events. Outside of these weekends, you can also book an individual boudoir session with my regular portrait collection.
Can I have the raw files from my session/wedding?
Nope! When you book with me, you’re hiring me to take those raw files and spend countless hours turning them into a cohesive, polished gallery. My name is associated with my images, so they need to reflect my personal editing style.
Can I have a print release with my images?
Absolutely! I work with a professional print lab and offer heirloom prints, canvases, and albums directly through my client galleries. All of my collections come with a print credit to use through your gallery. BUT, I totally understand that professional print labs can get pricey. If you’d like a print release so that you can take your digital images to places like Shutterfly, Walgreens, etc., just ask!