FAQ’s

Emily_Todd_0058 ENGAGEMENT PICTURES…WHEN? WHERE? WHY?
OK… a three part question…alright, WHEN? Once you have just got engaged is the best time, but anytime before the wedding works. But, hey don’t wait until two months before the wedding, there will be enough to do at that time!
WHERE? Oh, there are so many places…I am happy to provide you with suggestions from my favorite locations. The best spots, are those that are special to you and your sweetie.
WHY? Because it’s FREE*!!! No, really there are so many reasons, mainly to get to know each other. Your groom isn’t always at our planning meetings and I really don’t want the first time I see him to be on the wedding day?! An engagement session is a great way to “practice” before your wedding, to be comfortable & to have lots of FUN! We should send these out 4-6 months before the wedding…so plan accordingly!

ONE MORE REASON? Save the Dates! These are a fun way to get your date out there, and a way to share personal pictures of you and your husband to be!

*An Engagement session is included in all non-discounted wedding contracts, the free session must be within 30 minutes of Bridgewater.

WILL I RECEIVE ALL OF THE DIGITAL FILES FROM THE WEDDING IMAGES?

YES. ANY COLLECTION YOU CHOOSE WILL INCLUDE ALL OF THE FILES (A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD) FROM YOUR WEDDING DAY. WHAT IS A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD YOU SAY? WHEN YOUR WEDDING IMAGES ARE READY TO BE VIEWED, YOU WILL BE SENT A CUSTOM LINK TO YOUR OWN PERSONAL GALLERY. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD THEM FROM THIS SITE DIRECTLY TO YOUR COMPUTER. THIS SITE IS MEANT TO SHARE WITH YOUR GUESTS AND FAMILY!

WHEN WILL MY IMAGES BE AVAILABLE TO VIEW FROM THE WEDDING?

 TWO WEEKS! This will be one of the quickest of turn around times you will find, I promise! Who wants to wait to see their wedding pictures…they are meant to be shared, and SOON!! Of course there will be social media sneak peeks as well!
 HOW MANY IMAGES WILL I GET?
 OH MY!!! How high can you count? Just kidding, but there will be more than you can possibly imagine. There is usually an average of 100 pictures per hour of coverage photographed. We will not be contracting for a number of images, instead for the number of hours at your wedding.
 DO YOU TRAVEL?
 OF COURSE! Where are we going? New places are the best! Travel fees may apply and will be billed separately.
 WILL WE NEED TO PAY IN FULL?
 NO. I have created the perfect plan for couples in paying for their wedding photography. You will only be asked to put a 25% deposit when you sign the contract. Each month after the contract is signed you will send a monthly payment, up until the month of your wedding. This way you can be a little more flexible in choosing your wedding collection. I am also happy to set up an alternate payment plan that suits your needs.
 HOW MUCH TIME WILL WE NEED?
 THIS VARIES. You know that every wedding is unique, therefore all of the wedding contracts are different. Personally, I really feel like a custom day is the best option for everyone. This is why it is so very important to be able to go through your wedding day schedule together. I can’t do my best if I am only allowed four hours of time at a wedding, just saying!
 THIS ALL SOUNDS REALLY GREAT, BUT WHAT DO WE DO NEXT?
 LET’S MEET OR CHAT! Let’s mark one more box off that list you have next to you… Scheduling a time to chat in person, on the phone or by SKYPE is really where I can help you the most. Let’s answer more questions & create your personal wedding day timeline so we can find the right amount of coverage for you.
Nicole, an upcoming bride had this to say about our first consultation:

“…our meeting was very informative and the photography process was explained well. Details about the process and costs of things were laid out in a way that was easily understood and that Bessie is completely accommodating, as well as very passionate about her job and making the bride and groom’s day special and memorable. I would absolutely feel comfortable referring Bessie….”

 IS THERE A QUESTION, YOU DON’T SEE THE ANSWER TO? EMAIL OR CALL! Let’s chat about it! This list is far from being complete, let’s add your question so that the next bride has the answer!

Questions to ask me and other vendors you will be talking with through the planning process!  Separate the experienced pros from those looking for a pay day!

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