Q: Can we meet you in person for free consultation?
A: Sure, love to meet you to discuss your photography needs, we can meet at any Starbucks which is convenient to both of us
Q: How do you describe your wedding photography style?
A: We would like to describe our wedding photography style as “ fusion of fine art and photojournalism”
Q: How much do you charge for photographing my wedding?
A: Our fee is basically based on the hours of shooting on your wedding day, so please let us know a little bit more about your wedding, then we can give you the accurate price information. Adding up albums and prints also affects the price of your collection
Q: what can we expect for final delivery
A: A customized USB drive containing all high resolution images. A private password protected online gallery for you to share with your close family members and friends. Albums and prints are options based on your collection
Q: How long does it take to get our photos, prints and albums
A: It will take up to 4 weeks to deliver all of the digital files to your online gallery. USB drives and prints will be ready within 6 weeks. Upon your final approval of album designs, most albums are ready for delivery within 8 weeks
Q: Will you do detail retouch for every single photo of your wedding?
A: No, except for the ones which are included in the package. Detail retouch is very time consuming, which is 30 minutes to 1 hour on each image. However, I will do professional color correction and some basic retouching for all photos. Photos for your albums and prints will be detail retouched.
Q: Will you travel to other cities
A: Yes, we love to travel to any place for your wedding. $300 for Los Angeles/San Diego/Las Vegas area. $500 for all other cities in 48 states outside San Francisco area. Travel is free if the wedding venue is within 250 miles round-trip to San Jose. Travel is also free for engagements within 150 miles round trip.
Q: Will you check out the location before the wedding
A: Yes! We understand the importance of your wedding, will check out the venue before each wedding
Q: What is your payment schedule?
A: A booking fee which is typically 40% of the package is due to reserve your date. The rest is due one week before your wedding
Q: Do you provide RAW files
A: We only provide high resolution JPG files to you, you do have the option to purchase the original RAW files for an additional fee
Q: Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
A: Yes, we typically arrive 10-15 minutes earlier than scheduled time since your event is the more important for us on that date
Q: Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
A: Yes, We bring minimum 2-3 sets of professional photography equipment to insure a successful coverage
Q: Do you require that the wedding party provide you meal?
A: Yes, A decent meal is necessary for the photographers to perform well since we may start very early and leave very late.
Q: Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
A: Yes, it is important for the photographer to share the work with potential clients. However , in rare cases when the clients want to keep their photos private, an extra fee is charged because the photographer is going to lose the right to advertise and attract potential clients.
Q: I have more questions
A: Please call us at 408 242 5183.