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FAQ

Here are some typical questions I get asked, take a look and see if this covers some of your inquiries!

WHAT PRIMARY PHOTOGRAPHIC STYLE DO YOU IDENTIFY WITH?

Making photos at your wedding requires me to be excellent at several styles of wedding photography. I mainly consider myself a lifestyle editorial photographer. It’s quite the mash up really. Which means, most of my photos are very much candid and express a story true to your personality, while directing angles that are flattering and unique.  I’d like to think that I make lifestyle photos appear to be screen shots out of a movie – personal, vivid, and unique to each couple.

I HATE POSING FOR PICTURES. DO I HAVE TO POSE?

We know what you mean. We hate posing for pictures too! Our style is all about capturing the REAL you and the JOY of your wedding day. What I do is help direct you through the session. I help you to recognize how to adjust your body language so that you are comfortable in front of the camera and naturally engaging with your significant other so your chemistry can shine! It’s as if I’m not even there **wink wink**

DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE SHOOTING IN VARIOUS LIGHTING SITUATIONS?

Yes, I am very comfortable working in all types of lighting conditions. I can use available light (my favorite), or I have plenty of lights to create my own lighting (my other favorite).

WHAT GEAR DO YOU — USE?

I use Full frame Nikon D750 working mainly with my 35mm f/1.4L lens!

Other gear: 50mm f/1.8L lens70-200 f/2.8L lens , Speedlites !

I always carry my gear in the Ona Bag . I could not love a bag more.

WHAT DO YOU EDIT WITH?

Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop.

HOW LONG UNTIL I RECEIVE MY WEDDING PHOTOS BACK AFTER THE WEDDING?

6-8 Weeks after the wedding you will receive your photos.

SO I’VE DECIDED TO BOOK YOU FOR OUR WEDDING. WHAT’S NEXT??

Firstly, Contact me right > HERE!!!!  Then…we go grab a nice cup of coffee, and go over the paper work if you are available. At the end of our meeting we’ll sign the paperwork and I require a 25% deposit to reserve your date. If not possible we can call, or Skype and take care of the paper work online!

DO YOU — USE A SECOND SHOOTER ON WEDDING DAYS? AND IF SO, WHO?

Yes when your package includes it and thats what you want, I choose someone with a similar style and we make it happen! My main second shooter is Tahjah, who has been in the photography game well over 10 years…. Check out her work out here! If she isn’t available I have a very long list of other professional photographers that are good friends to fill in that gap as well as several interns that I have trained personally. At the end of the day, even when second shooters are hired, I am the only person who edits the photos.

DO YOU TRAVEL?

OH YEAH BABY. Although, travel expenses are not included in my pricing or covered by a package! Please discuss options with me, and let’s see how we can make this work. I’m not super fancy when it comes to travel and I’m more than willing to work with your budget because I love to Travel soooooo much! AIR B&B WASSUP?

 WHERE ARE YOU FAVORITE PLACES TO HAVE SESSIONS?

Locally? New Orleans is the bees knees. But if we are talking Baton Rouge check out my blog here, for some great locations.

WHAT’S THE BEST TIME TO DO OUR SESSION?

Sunset or sunrise! But since ya’ll know I’m a wine-o at night, and a coffee junkie in the morning before I wake up (sorry I am cranky in the morning), I always prefer those PM sessions! Sunset create beautiful light in the photos and softens the skin and overall makes the photo organically more beautiful before I even touch it in editing!

I’D LIKE TO BE APART OF YOUR INTERNSHIP, HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

I love having a local college-age aspiring photographers work alongside me and help out with shoots. It’s a win win! I get some extra hands and you get to learn. I accept 2 interns within the year at separate times ( 1 in the summer, 1 throughout the school year). If you are interested in working alongside me – feel free to tell me why, how, and a little about yourself on the contact page!

DO YOU HAVE A REPLACEMENT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER IN CASE YOU BECOME UNAVAILABLE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT?

A: Yes, I have a network of experienced colleagues I can call upon, and I’m always making more friends.  In this business, you can never have too many friends.  Actually, I’m pretty sure that’s kind of true about life in general.

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