Wedding Package Costs in Connecticut

WEDDING PACKAGES

Royal 2003
This package begins at the bride’s home when the Photographer and Assistant arrive one hour before the ceremony and continues to the church, the formal pictures, and reception for a total of 7 hours of coverage. Also included is a 36-page Renaissance Wedding Album custom designed by you, containing up to 72 prints in the enlargement sizes of your choice. In addition, you receive a beautiful 16×20 wall portrait of your choice, a set of 30-page parent albums that contain thirty 5×5 prints, a handsome black proof album that will hold 200 original proofs, and all the negatives from the wedding day.

The Royal 2003 Package is $2195 Plus tax

Classic 2003
This package begins at the bride’s home when the Photographer and Assistant arrive one hour before the ceremony and continues to the church, the formal pictures, and reception for a total of 7 hours of coverage. Also included is a 30-page Renaissance Wedding Album custom designed by you, containing up to 60 prints in the enlargement sizes of your choice. In addition, you receive a handsome black proof album that will hold 200 original proofs, and all the negatives from the wedding day.

The Classic 2003 Package is $1895 Plus tax

Sweetheart 2003
This package begins at the bride’s home when the Photographer and Assistant arrive one hour before the ceremony and continues to the church, the formal pictures, and reception for a total of 7 hours of coverage. Also included is a handsome black proof album that will hold 200 original proofs, and all the negatives from the wedding day.

The Sweetheart 2003 Package is $1495 Plus tax

The Keepsake Package
This package begins when the Photographer arrives at the location designated by the bride and continues for a total of 4 hours of coverage. It includes 100 original proofs and all the negatives from the wedding day.

The Keepsake 2003 Package is $995 Plus tax

Package prices are guaranteed with a signed agreement and deposit only. Every package requires a deposit of $500.00. The balance of a contract is due 10 days prior to the wedding. The 200 proof minimum is based on seven hours of coverage. Negatives are delivered when all obligations of the wedding contract have been fulfilled.

 

 

101 Uses for Film Canisters

Well, with your input, I’m sure we can come up with 101 great ways to reuse that wonderful little film canister! Be sure to label them with paper tape to keep track of what’s inside!
Return to Photography Tips

while travelling…
• coins & folded bills (one for each currency)
• vitamins
• baby oil
• aspirin or other pain relievers
• prescription drugs
• ear plugs
• jewelry
• salt
• pepper
• other herbs
• breath mints
• sewing needles
• safety pin
emergency supply of:
• shampoo
• conditioner
• liquid soap
• hand lotion
• suntan lotion • and at home…
• holder for cotton swabs
• tiny vase for tiny flowers
• container to discard razor blades or exacto knife blades safely
• broken jewelry (until you can get around to having it repaired)
• buttons ( that may never get sewn back on, but you need to keep them. Only you know why.)

Helpful Articles About Wedding Photography

Here are a few tips and articles that you might find helpful in developing your own photographic skills.
Basics are exactly that, simple things that will help you make beautiful pictures while you learn the ins and outs of your camera.

“More technical” will give you additional tips, such as when to use flash, choice of lenses and how to get better sunset pictures.

Beyond Techniques delves into the subjects of light and creativity.
Digital vs. Film sheds light on the pros and cons of both mediums.
101 Uses for Film Canisters is a fun thing I started while traveling in South America. Though I primarily shoot digital now, I still have plenty of film canisters around and use them for all kinds of things. If you would like to add to the list, send me email and I will be sure to to credit you for the tip (and provide a link to your website if desired.)

Common Wedding Costs

Category Amount
Invitations, Announcements and Thank You Notes $ 350.00 – $500
Flowers $ 800.00
Wedding Photography $ 800.00 – $ 2,500
Wedding Videography $ 700.00 – $ 1,500
Music Entertainment $ 900.00 – $ 1,500
Officiant/Priest  & Church/Ceremony Site Fee $ 400.00
Limousine $ 450.00
Gifts for Attendants $ 400.00
Wedding Rings (for Bride’s & Groom) $ 500.00
Engagement Ring $ 3,000.00
Rehearsal Dinner $ 750.00
Bride’s Gown $ 900.00
Wedding Veil & Headpiece $ 200.00
Bridesmaids’ Apparel (for 5 bridesmaids) $ 900.00
Mother of the Bride’s Apparel $ 250.00
Groom’s rental Tuxedo $ 100.00
Groomsmen’s Rental Tuxedos $ 500.00
Wedding Reception $ 8,000.00
GRAND TOTAL $ 20,000 –  $ 25,000

Wedding Photography Costs in California

Basic Package
$850.00
Up to 100: 4” x 6” or 4” x 5” original prints in standard, wedding pin style album,
two locations for no more than 4 hours.
One 8” x 10” portrait ready to frame.

Exclusive Package
$1100.00
Free engagement portrait
(photo-session with one 8” x 10” photograph and twelve 4″ x 6″ proof prints).
Up to 120 original prints 4” x 6” or 4” x 5”,
96 presented in wedding album).
Two locations for no more than 6 hours.
One 11” x 14” or two 8” x 10” portraits ready to frame.
Fifty post-cards (4” x 6”) or 100 custom prints (3” x 5”).
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Classic Package
$1600.00
Free engagement portrait (photo-session with one 8” x 10” photograph and twelve 4″ x 6″ proof prints).
Up to 150: 4” x 6” or 5” x 5” original prints. (96 prints in wedding pin style album)
Ten 8” x 10” or 8” x 8” prints.
Two 11” x 14” portraits or one 16” x 20” portrait .ready for framing.
Deluxe art album by RENAISSANCE, TOPFLIGHT or TAP ALBUMS holding from 24 to 96 photos.
Two art companion albums holding 12 to 24 photographs.
Three locations, no time limit.
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Golden Package
$2000.00
Free engagement portrait. (Photo-session with one 8” x 10” photograph and twelve 4″ x 6″ proof prints).
Up to 180: 4” x 6” or 5” x 5” original prints.(96 prints in wedding pin style album).
Ten 8” x 10” or 8” x 8” photographs.
Three 11” x 14” portraits or one 11” x 14” and one 16” x 20” portrait ready for framing.
Deluxe art album by RENAISSANCE, TOPFLIGHT or TAP ALBUMS from 24 to 96 photographs.
Two companion albums holding 12 to 24 photographs.
One hundred post- cards (4” x 6”)
Three locations, no time limit.
Additional 4 atelier-style 8” x 10” portraits taken in studio, or four 8” x 10” portraits taken on location, plus additional twelve 8″ x 10″ prints.
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All reservations are made upon receiving a 50% deposit of a total package price. Deposits are not refundable under any circumstances.
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Itemized Pricelist:
Every additional hour of service:……….$65.00/hour
Every additional location:……….$40.00 + $1.00/mile.

Custom printing:
postcards (minimum 50 of the same image):……….$2.00 ea.
4” x 6”, 3” x 5” and 4” x 5”:……….$6.00/$3.00 copies
5″ x 7″, 5″ x 5″………..$10.00/$5.00 copies
8” x 10”, 8” x8” and 5” x 10”:……….$25.00/12.50 copies
11” x 14”:……….$80.00 ea.
16” x 20”:……….$140.00 ea.
For black and white prints add 30% to all print prices.
All negatives will be available for purchase six month after the wedding for 15% of the wedding package price.
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Digital services:
scanning and storing all the photographs on a CD disc:
Photoshop files at 300dpi (MAC or PC):……….$100.00
Internet ready, jpeg files at 100dpi (MAC or PC):……….$80.00
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Photo-albums:
art leather, 12 pages 10” x 10″ holds
from 24 to 96 prints,
sizes: 4” x 5”, 5” x 5”, 5” x 7”, 5” x 10”, 8” x 8” or 8” x 10″
variable styles:……….from $300.00 to $420.00
art leather, 6 pages companion album, holds
from 12 to 24 photographs:
5” x 5”, 4” x 5” and 3 ½ “ x 5″:……….from $85 to $159