FAQ

Why shoot film?

How do I know you are the right photographer for me?

What is the process of hiring you?

What are your rates?

Do you offer discounts for weekday or "off-season" weddings?

Is there anything I can do to make sure our session/coverage
is an optimal experience? 

How will we receive our photos?

How many photos do we get?

How long do we have to wait for our photos?

Can you recommend a vendor for printing our photos?

Do you offer photo books?

What information do you require before the wedding day?

Can we provide you with a ‘shot request list’? 

When is payment due? 

What type of payment do you accept?

Do we need to provide you with a meal at our wedding?

Do you give us a full set of images in both colour AND
black and white versions?

Do you use culling software?

Can you Photoshop my body/skin/face?

What should we wear to our photo session?

How can we get good photos? Will you tell us what to do?

Why shoot film?

There are so many reasons! Beautiful colour palettes, great skin without airbrushing, an incomparable look, happy accidents, light rays, lens flare and authenticity. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Let me explain!

Films have their own unique way of rendering colour. Although digital cameras have tried to recreate the tones rendered by film, they can’t quite be duplicated. The films I like to use are dynamic and give us creamy highlights and the film grain we crave; film grain naturally softens skin so no heavy airbrushing or retouching is required to have you looking your best; the grains of silver that make up the film hide imperfections and also evoke a more emotional and dreamy look that is incomparable. No one can quite put their finger on it, but everyone agrees, film has its own look. This doesn't mean that all film stocks look the same or that all film cameras produce the same results, however, there is an inherent personality to film that feels warm, familiar and never fails to create magic. 

While we’re on the topic of magic… mistakes don't happen all the time, but with film, when they do, we can usually embrace them. One of the biggest joys of shooting film is what I like to call 'happy accidents'. Minor light leaks and double exposures would fall into this category. Some of my absolute favourite photographs are the enchanting results of two overlapped images.

Another beautiful aspect of shooting film is the way it captures light rays. The haze and lens flares that can be produced add an intoxicating atmosphere to the images. Somehow, simultaneously, these visual artifacts create a feeling of realism and dreaminess. Speaking of realism...nothing is more real than film! It is a tangible recording of your memories, painted with light. It doesn’t get more authentic than that.


How many weddings/elopements/engagements do you take a year?

FAQ

Why shoot film?

How do I know you are the right photographer for me?

What is the process of hiring you?

What are your rates?

Do you offer discounts for weekday or "off-season" weddings?

Is there anything I can do to make sure our session/coverage
is an optimal experience? 

How will we receive our photos?

How many photos do we get?

How long do we have to wait for our photos?

Can you recommend a vendor for printing our photos?

Do you offer photo books?

What information do you require before the wedding day?

Can we provide you with a ‘shot request list’? 

When is payment due? 

What type of payment do you accept?

Do we need to provide you with a meal at our wedding?

Do you give us a full set of images in both colour AND
black and white versions?

Do you use culling software?

Can you Photoshop my body/skin/face?

How many weddings/elopements/engagements do you take a year?

What should we wear to our photo session?

How can we get good photos? Will you tell us what to do?

Do you use culling software?

No. As Deltron once said, "Never let a computer tell me shit". To me, having software cull my images takes the humanity and art out of photography. I do every part of the photo process myself. Start to finish.

How do I know you are the right photographer for me?

  1. Do you like the photography you have seen in my  Galleries page?
  2. Are you looking for a photographer who embraces the LGBTQ+ community and supports non-religious unions?
  3. Have you thoroughly read through all of the information on my website?
  4. Do you love the idea of your session/event being documented on film as opposed to digital?
  5. Do you consider yourself creative, laid back and/or adventurous? 
  6. Do you plan on having more than 60 people at your wedding?
  7. Do you expect over 1000 images from your elopement or wedding?


If you answered yes to questions 1 – 5 and no to questions 6 and 7, we’re likely a good match!

FAQ

Why shoot film?

How do I know you are the right photographer for me?

What is the process of hiring you?

What are your rates?

Do you offer discounts for weekday or "off-season" weddings?

Is there anything I can do to make sure our session/coverage
is an optimal experience? 

How will we receive our photos?

How many photos do we get?

How long do we have to wait for our photos?

Can you recommend a vendor for printing our photos?

Do you offer photo books?

What information do you require before the wedding day?

Can we provide you with a ‘shot request list’? 

When is payment due? 

What type of payment do you accept?

Do we need to provide you with a meal at our wedding?

Do you give us a full set of images in both colour AND
black and white versions?

Do you use culling software?

Can you Photoshop my body/skin/face?

How many weddings/elopements/engagements do you take a year?

What should we wear to our photo session?

How can we get good photos? Will you tell us what to do?

Is there anything I can do to make sure our session/coverage
is an optimal experience? 

  1. PLEASE read and understand the contract you are given before signing it. If you have questions about it, ask upfront!
  2. For weddings/elopements: Run your itinerary by me before you solidify it. Most people don’t take the time of day or light into consideration when planning out their timeline but it plays a huge role in the quality of your photos.
  3. For family sessions: Please allow your children to be children. They don’t always want to sit still or look at the camera and that’s OK! The goal of your shoot should be to have a great time with your family as opposed to getting the ‘perfect’ picture.