I live in Yucaipa, CA which is halfway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Blink and you’ll miss it! But I travel all over for weddings. Let’s talk about your wedding and where it will be located. I love to travel!
That all depends on what you would like. I have shot solo and with a second photographer. I do have a main second photographer that I love to work with, but I’m also comfortable shooting alone. I recommend a second photographer option if the bride and groom are getting ready at different locations and you would like pictures of both getting ready. It’s also nice to get shots from different angles during the ceremony and reception. But again, it’s entirely up to you and your preferences!
That is a great question and one that is on everyone’s mind. Pricing is different for everyone because I run on an a la carte model. But, as base pricing, 6 hours of coverage starts at $2400 and 8 hours starts at $2700. Everything else can be added on for your maximum value.
I always tell my couples to dress up a little! Rarely do couples have professional pictures of themselves and isn’t it fun to dress up? I recommend complementary colors and something you feel fabulous in!
I will not give you all your photos. Why? Because sometimes you will blink! Or someone will be looking in a different direction. Or I’ll catch someone eating! You do not want every single picture I take. But be assured that you will receive all the photos that I have hand selected, edited for color correction, and given a little bit of Coco McKown Photography “love”.
Typically you’ll receive between 50-75 shots/hour. So in an 8 hour day, you’ll receive at least 400 photos (many times you’ll receive more than that!).
Of course! I don’t tend to showcase those photos because they are often very personal to each couple but I absolutely take those shots if you want them. After you book, we will talk about sending a list of the most important people and I will make sure to get those shots.
While I cannot guarantee I will take every single shot you would like (Pinterest is both a blessing and a curse!) I do want to know if there are important elements to your day. If you’re wearing your grandmother’s ring, if your great-aunt flew out from Germany, if something has special significance, please please PLEASE let me know in your shot list. I would hate to have missed an important detail because I didn’t know it was special to you.
If you’re offering, I would love a meal! Most days are 8 hours with no breaks and a meal would be amazing. Most of the time I will eat when you’re eating, since those pictures are never the best!
Absolutely! If you need proof of insurance, please give me at least 1 month to request verification from my insurance company.
I’m a Nikon girl! I have full-frame Nikon bodies with loads of Nikon lenses: 80-200mm f/2.8, 24-70mm f/2.8, 85mm f/1.4, 35mm f/1.4, 50mm f/1.8 plus back ups.
Quite a few and I can’t wait to talk to you about yours. Please drop me a line and let me know what your ideas are, your wedding date and your budgetary needs.