FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...
WILL YOU BE SHOOTING OUR WEDDING?
Yes, I am always the main photographer. The only other photographers will be if you book a second shooter who will work alongside myself or sometimes I have an assistant with me.
WHAT IS YOUR STYLE?
I am known for capturing beautiful, sophisticated, real moments caught in real time. I am searching for moments that touch the soul and reflect the personalities of the people involved.
ARE YOU LGBT FRIENDLY?
Yes, all my couples are individual and I am not gender specific.
WHERE ARE YOU FROM?
I am from the UK, born and raised in Wickford in Essex, England but now I call Waiheke my home.
HOW MUCH IS YOUR WEDDING PACKAGE AND WHAT DO WE GET?
You get me and all my years experience shooting not only weddings but also my experience photographing still life, travel, food, portraits and fashion photography. My all day wedding for two photographers (myself and a second shooter) is $4600 and I have more expensive and cheaper options available to suit your needs. All packages include a USB memory stick with high-resolution JPEG images and an online gallery which you can share with your family and friends. Other products and services such as albums and engagement sessions are optional. Please contact me for the most up-to-date price list.
HOW MANY IMAGES WILL WE RECEIVE?
I believe in quality over quantity and you will receive approx 600+ images for my all day photography. You can expect a good collection of detail shots, candid shots and all the important stuff well covered.
CAN WE RECEIVE RAW OR UNEDITED IMAGES?
No. I manually edit each photograph using professional software in order to provide you with a final product that has my unique style.
DO YOU TRAVEL?
Yes I absolutely love traveling and shooting in new locations. I have my UK passport ready.
DO YOU HAVE GOOD CAMERAS?
Absolutely. I shoot with the best professional Nikon D850 DSLR camera and top of the range Nikkor lenses and have backup equipment to save the day. I also optionally shoot with my traditional film cameras which I have owned for over twenty years and have travelled the world with me.
DO YOU HAVE INSURANCE?
Yes I do, I have full liability insurance.
ARE ALBUMS INCLUDED IN YOUR PACKAGES?
You can include the albums in your wedding package, or your can always order albums separately after your wedding. I use Queensberry and Atkins for the best in quality albums.
ARE YOU FLEXIBLE WITH YOUR PRICING?
Yes, I am flexible with my pricing for off season weddings (June to August) and small mid week weddings. Please contact me for more details.
HOW MANY PHOTOGRAPHERS DO YOU WORK WITH?
I work on my own or as a team of two, with a second shooter capturing the event from a different perspective but I will always be your main photographer.
DO YOU SHOOT FORMAL FAMILY PORTRAITS?
Of course! I don't showcase a lot of family portraits in my galleries but I always make sure to set aside some time for formal photos. We will plan ahead of time when and who will be in the family photos.
WHEN DO WE GET TO SEE OUR PHOTOS?
My turnaround for weddings is 6-8 weeks. For engagement sessions, it is 2 to 3 weeks.
DO YOU OFFER AN ENGAGEMENT SESSION?
Of course! In fact, I recommend an engagement session to all of my clients. It the best way to get to know each other better before the big day.
HOW DO WE HIRE YOU?
Complete the contact form and I will get back to you quickly with my availability and I look forward to hearing all about your special day! To secure me for your wedding day you will need to fill out my booking form with my terms and conditions and pay a deposit of $800, with the remainder to be paid in full, a clear week before your wedding.