// some answers to common inquiries about wedding photography.
WHAT IS THE TURNAROUND FOR OUR WEDDING PHOTOS?
Our typical “wait time” between your wedding day and the time you receive your completed collection of wedding photos is approximately 8-12 weeks. Sometimes it’ll be sooner than that.
HOW MANY IMAGES DO WE GET?
For the record, we go for “quality” over “quantity.” The collection of images you receive will be a selection of the very best photos from your wedding day. The average number of high-resolution, watermark-free image files will be 500-800 on average. That said, we also make sure to deliver a robust collection that covers all the events of the day; if 1,000 photos is what it takes to tell the full story of your wedding, then 1,000 photos you shall receive.
DO YOU SHOOT FILM?
We love the luxurious, authentic look of film imagery. We consider ourselves “hybrid” photographers, which means we shoot a combination of digital and film for most weddings. Because our editing style is consistent with the appearance of film images, you’ll get a cohesive final wedding collection, even with a mix of film and digital. If film shots are important to you, please let us know so we can customize a package for you.
WILL WE HAVE A SECOND PHOTOGRAPHER?
Basic packages include just one photographer, but this is typically reserved just for intimate celebrations or elopements. Most of our clients select packages that include a second photographer. Anna Delores weddings with more than 50 guests are photographed by either Emily (founder and owner) or Rhianna (associate and rockstar), as well as a second professional wedding photographer.
Yes! Everything is fully customizable and we can work with you to create a unique package to match your photography wish list.
WHAT EQUIPMENT DO YOU USE?
We photograph weddings on Canon 5D Mark III and Mark IV bodies with mostly prime lenses. We do bring our own on-camera lighting for reception photos. We also have backup equipment with us at all times in case any of our gear starts acting up; we come prepared!
When we’re shooting film, we prefer the Pentax 645N medium format camera and Kodak Portra film stock (though Rhianna sometimes loves to shoot with Fuji 400H).
DO YOU ACCEPT “SHOT LISTS”?
As we get closer to your wedding date, we’ll ask you for a list of your desired family portraits, including the names of your relatives and the groupings you want to include. This is super helpful for us to ensure we can make the family portrait session as efficient as possible and that you don’t have to worry; we want you to drink champagne and enjoy the fact that you just got married! We’ve got the list, so don’t worry. If you’re unable to deliver a family shot list to us, we can always improvise on the wedding day, but this tends to be a little less organized. As for “shot lists” that include items like cake cutting and first kiss, please trust that we are aware of the events of a typical wedding day and we’ll capture the day in all its glory. If you have something unique or non-traditional about your wedding that you want to make us aware of, please do! But in general, we don’t need a checklist of every shot throughout the day. We got this.