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The Process 

You’ve worked very hard planning for your “Big Day”. You almost want everything to go flawless. There will be so much happening that day. The last thing you should worry about if everything is being documented properly. That’s why we always recommend our full day coverage package – one less thing for you to worry about. We will be with you from the very beginning of your day till the end. That means, you just enjoy to the fullest and look fabulous!

Steps to Booking Your Wedding With Us

Get In Touch

 

Inquire using the contact form located on our website. We will immediately check our availability based on your chosen date. If our team is available, the team will reach out to set up a phone conference or in-person meeting at our Hicksville, NY Studio.

Book an Appointment

 

We would love to meet you in person at our studio in Queens, New York. So we can learn more about you and your event or we can meet with you via Skype. During your consultation we will show you our wedding albums, as well as a detailed walk-through of our styles, portfolio, and customize your wedding coverage just for you.

Choose Your Package

 

We will put together options that will suit your wedding and needs based on your wedding. We never will try to oversell you coverage that you do not need, our signature packages include an album, engagement session, and plenty of coverage. Our goal is to find the best option that works for you, you can always add more options later.

Book Your Date

 

We will present you with a contract and summary of your coverage. Once that is signed electronically, you will be able to pay your initial deposit via check or Chase QuickPay and once you do that your date will be locked in! Then we can schedule and plan for your engagement session and send you our timeline for your shoots.

Event Timeline

 

We will get in tocuh with you 2-4 weeks prior to your event. At this time we will finalize all details, expectations and time-lines of your event. This is very imporant, so we both have clear understanding what to expect the day of. If there were any last minute changes they should be communicated at this time.

Create Your Memories

 

Our process of working with you is all-inclusive. We have a team of people that work together to make sure that you are well taken care of from planning your shoots, to designing your final album. Your story is unique, and we understand that, so no clients get cookie-cutter template albums. We customize your experience uniquely just for you.

Our Editing Process

These process are probably the most important process, there are many steps to this process.

Step 1: Back Up, right after your wedding we create multiple backups.

Step 2: Image Selection, culling your images and creating a selection.

Step 3: Color & Tonal Correction, color correction is applied to every image in your gallery.

Step 4: Creative Edits, selected images in your gallery will get creative edits done, this consist of minor dodging, burning, vignette, and color adjustments in addition to retouching stray hairs and fixing highlights.

Step 5: Signature Edits, Our Signature Edited Photos are unlike any other wedding photos that you have seen, they are shot from the start with a signature edit in mind, These images require a significant more amount of time than just color correction and creative edits.

Step 6: Uplaod and Online Gallery, Once we complete our edting process, an online gallery is then created to store your full resolution images. This also act as a backup device, securing your images in the cloud. We will then send you the password proctected online gallery link. Your gallery can be accessed anywhere in the world, and you can download your images as many times as you want.

Post-Production Timeline

 

As you can see, wedding post production can take some time to deliver quality product to each and every one of our clients. The editing process is just as important and truly handled with care. Our standard turanaround for all your images is 4-6 weeks and your wedding film is 6-8 weeks following your event. For those client with an album in their package, they will select photos using their online gallery and our design team will create a custom design inspired by your wedding story!

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Hicksville, NY. 11801