Frequently Asked Questions

The following will provide easy answers to the "most frequently asked" questions concerning wedding photography.

Q. Is a deposit required?

A. Yes, your $500.00 deposit reserves your date, secures your package and photographer.


Q. How many photographs will be taken of our wedding day?

A. Typically, between 600 and 10000 images. We do not limit the number of pictures we will take; your event will
dictate the coverage needed.


Q. I love black & white photography, is it possible to have black & white in my album?

A. Yes, we shoot black & white at every wedding and even offer sepia (a brown and white effect)
at no additional charge. We can make black & white prints from any image we captured in color. We also can do select color within and black and white photographs.


Q. What size pictures do you offer?

A. We offer photographs from 3.5x5, 5x5,4x6,5x7,6x8, 8x8,5x10,7x10, 8x10,10x10 ,12x12 and Panoramas (two page spread 12x24 in the bride and groom's album). We also offer wall portaits that are canvas finished to look like oil paintings.


Q. Who decides which pictures are to be taken?

A. We decide together. We have been photographing weddings for more than 20 years so we know not to
miss any special opportunities. Our pre-wedding consultation with you will give us an opportunity to make
note of all your special requests. We will also accommodate you with any additional photos you think of
on your wedding day.


Q. Where's the best place for outdoor candids?

A. We are experienced with a number of ideal locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area; however,
if you have a special location you'd like to use, we will do our best to accommodate you.


Q. How would you best describe your style?

A. Our specialty is classic traditional elegance blended with a creative candid photojournalism.   We have over 20 years experience in photographing weddings. Our goal is to make it a fun experience because if you have a wonderful memory of taking the pictures, you will love your pictures even more!


Q. Do you carry back-up equipment?

A. Yes, we always carry extra cameras, flash units.


Q. Will you take lots of candid shots?

A. Yes. We are trained in both portraiture and photojournalism and have the experience necessary to capture
those once-in-a-lifetime moments to add fun and excitement to your album.


Q. If our photographs need retouching, is there an extra charge?

A. Due to the special filters and lighting techniques we use, retouching is usually not required. However, if you desire
retouching it will be billed as an addition to your order. We can give you a quote at the time you place your order.


Q. How soon will we see our pictures?

A. You may see your images usually within 3 days of your wedding day.


Q. What kind of albums do you offer?

A. We offer fine leather handcrafted albums in a wide selection of colors and styles. All are custom made,
giving you the opportunity to design your own personal book. We also offer digital magazine style albums with a collage design.


Q. All this sounds great, but how much is this going to cost us?

A. Our album plans run from $2100.00 to $3500.00. All of our plans give you the freedom to choose
the number of pictures and the sizes that you prefer. Because of the large selection of images we provide, couples often choose to expand their album beyond the original plan.


Q. Can your studio take our engagement portrait?

A. Absolutely. Your engagement photos can be taken in our garden that is located at our studio. Ask about including some
of your engagement photos in your album or at your reception with our exciting "Sign in Portrait" (A 20x20 framed portrait displayed on an easel) for your guests to view and 'sign' the matte area - giving you an incredible meaningful keepsake! You can also use these photographs to create a 5x7 photographic guest book as well.

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