Frequently Asked Questions
// Where are you based?
I am based on the East Coast of Australia in the Sunshine Coast Region. My local weddings cover anywhere from Byron Bay to Noosa. As I was based in Canberra for 5 years, I also regularly travel interstate to Sydney, Southern Highlands, Canberra and South Coast NSW.
// We're not really into that posed stuff...
Good, because neither am I. I like to document the day as it happens, and focus on capturing the emotion and people that are the most important to you.
I won’t get you to fake anything, and the photos will reflect who you really are. Hopefully you will hardly even notice I’m there – I don’t carry a lot of gear, and usually just melt into the background.
// Will we meet before our wedding?
I love to meet all my clients to ensure we’re a good fit and have a chat beforehand.
I’m always keen for a nice coffee, or a cheeky cocktail on a Friday night. If you’re interstate or overseas, we can Video Chat instead. But we all always meet before the wedding day if possible.
// Do you travel for weddings?
Yes! I easily travel all over the place for weddings. I absolutely love going to new venues that I haven’t seen before, which is why I arrive the day prior to your wedding to suss out all the good spots for the big day.
I also regularly shoot weddings overseas. I have photographed weddings so far in Santorini, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Iceland, Mallorca, Fiji, New Zealand, Thailand and Bali.
// How do we book you for our wedding?
A $500 non-refundable deposit will secure your date. I’ll then send you a contract to look over and sign, and the balance is due in two parts. 30% of the balance is due 3 months prior to your wedding, then 100% of the remaining balance is due 2 weeks prior.
// How are your images delivered?
I generally delivery between 500-700 images to my clients from their wedding day.
You will receive your images via online gallery 4-6 weeks after your wedding date. This online gallery is secure and you can download the images in both high resolution and social media size.
// Do you work off a shot list?
I don’t entirely as every wedding is unique so I go by what is special to you. I have my key shots I love to get, with a wedding Album always in mind whilst shooting.
I only ask you don’t send me pinterest boards of bridal parties running way from photoshopped dinosaurs or really posey cheesy shot requests! If you want this stuff, I might not be the photographer for you.
// How long do we need for wedding portraits?
Generally around 1.5 hours, which doesn’t include travel time. If you want to get some epic shots which may mean more travel time – remember to factor this in. In the end it’s about the love and the only time in your life you will get these special photos, so make it count!