HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE?
We feel our style leans towards the journalistic side. Our approach is to truly be flies on the wall; catching precious moments that tell the story of your memorable day. Our images tend to be bright, bold, clean, colorful, and full of contrast!
DO YOU HAVE AN EDUCATION AND WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE?
Yes to both! In 2011, Sierra earned her degree in photography at UMA. Ashley has educated herself over the past 8 years and attended several wedding workshops as well as apprenticed in her early years of wedding photography. Combined we share two decades of wedding photography experience. We have lots and lots of stories and wisdom/advice!
DO YOU TRAVEL FOR WEDDINGS AND ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS?
We’ve traveled all over New England! We enjoy the variety of venues and vendors within the state of Maine, after all, we have a very diverse landscape and our couples relect that as well. We book weddings from Kittery to Fort Kent! Ashley is available for travel all over the USA. Sierra primarily stays within the state of Maine. She has a special needs daughter and needs to be near by. Fear not, she has a great family support system in place, to care for her daughter-while she’s photographing weddings!
DO YOU ALWAYS PHOTOGRAPH TOGETHER?
We do enjoy photographing together and always advise our couples to book a duo package. In order to get the most out of their wedding photography, hiring 2 lead photographers gives them an awesome range of perspective and moments captured. However, we are also available to photograph seperately. We have many years of experience photographing by ourselves! When contacting us, feel free to let us know if you’re looking for 1 photographer (solo) or if you’re looking to hire 2 photographers (duo)!
WHY HIRE TWO LEAD PHOTOGRAPHERS?
When booking a duo package, you will receive two lead photographers with a great deal of wedding experience, education and that work amazingly well as a team! We provlem solve together. We bounce creativity off each other. We’re a team, working hard to provide you stunning art! Plus, you also receive double the photos!
CAN WE MEET IN PERSON?
Yes! We always encourage our couples to meet us prior to the wedding! If you’re an out-of-state couple and planning a Maine wedding-we’re willing to Skype or Facetime! If you’re in Maine and want to meet up, Sierra can meet anywhere from Belfast to Rockland, Maine. Ashley can meet anywhere in Hermon, Bangor, Winterport area’s. We can travel to southern Maine as well! When we meet, we’ll bring our online portfolio, contracts, and an album in hand. You can ask us any questions and we’ll always have suggestions to make your wedding day flow easier with photography, but we also have an open ear to listen to your needs and wants!
HOW MUCH DOES YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY COST?
Our duo (2 photographer) packages begin at $5,500. Our couples typically invest anywhere from $6000-$8000 with package add on options.
Our solo (1 photographer) packages begin at $2900. Our couples typically invest anywhere from $3200-$5000 with package add on options.
Elopements start at $999.
Feel free to CONTACT US for a full pricing guide, with add on options! Also, don’t forget to let us know if you’re looking for one photographer or two photographers.
DO YOU REQUIRE A DOWN PAYMENT TO HOLD OUR WEDDING DATE?
Yes! After we talk via phone and/or in person, and you’re ready to book-We’ll send you a wedding contract via email. You’ll sign electronically and we’ll sign electronically and email it bacl to you. You can print the contract for your own records. No more mailing. No more stamps. No more hassel with USPS! YAY! We require a 15% non-refundable down payment at the time of your contract signing. As soon as we received your signed contract and down payment, you’re offcially booked on our calendar!
HOW CAN I PAY MY REMAINING BALANCE?
After the retainer is paid, you can make monthly or quarterly payments. The entire balance must be paid in full, 30 days prior to your wedding date. You may pay online via paypal, credit card or mail a check.
WHAT IS YOUR PROCESSING AND EDITING TURN AROUND TIMES?
It depends on a few factors. What time of year is your wedding? If you hired both of us (duo) or if you hired only one of us (solo) to photograph your wedding? Or what package your purchased? The turn around times can range anywhere from 3 weeks to 8 weeks!
HOW WILL I GET MY HANDS ON OUR WEDDING ART?
The most exciting part of the wedding photography exerience, the product! After your images are edited, we will send you a link to your own private gallery (with password). You can pass out the link/password to all of your friends and family for viewing. You can download the full resolution images (will will give you a pin). After you’ve viewed your gallery, and are pleased with the images, we will mail you a gorgeous USB and box, with all your edited full resolution images and a dozen prints!
DO YOU HAVE BACKUP GEAR?
We do! We have back up cameras, a whole bunch of lenses, flashes and we always bring lots of extra batteries and memory cards!
DO YOU HAVE INSURANCE?
We do! We carry insurance on our gear as well as liability.