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Each EmmiClaire Photography image is retouched and delivered to you in a personalized online gallery. Once received, you may download and create prints, post online, and share with your friends and family wherever you'd like. We believe there's nothing better than a tangible, framed photo (they're worth so much more than forgotten files on your computer hard drive)!

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When your wedding day is here I want to be there for you every part of the day from getting ready to your formal exit and everything else in between.  Every memory is important, and your unique love story – one of authentic love, commitment, and respect for one another, will be documented and celebrated.

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Let's get organized! I get to to experience weddings often, and that is obviously not the case with my clients. So, yes I will help you along the way; this typically starts with questionnaires that help me to determine whats most important to you and your fiancé as well as your timeline!  Consider me a guide to your big day who can answer your questions and send helpful emails to you as you prepare.

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After our chat I will send you over everything and more that you may need to book (this includes your contract, invoice, and anything else you may need to make sure that EmmiClaire Photography is the right person to preserve your memories) and once you're booked, you're on my calendar! From there we schedule your complimentary engagement session.

I can't leave this one without saying YAY! I am honored each and every time a couple decides that I am their photographer.

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You have inquired (Yay!) and that means it's time for our initial meeting. I want to learn all about what you have planned so far (it might not be much and that okay). I also want to know how you two are as people, I mean let's be honest, we will be working together for a while and I want to get to know who you are. During our conversation we will talk about as many details as you would like and I will go over my process of wedding photography and how I can serve you on your big day. My goal is to be as transparent and easy to work with as possible, kiss your stress goodbye! 

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What to Expect

And after you said "I Do"?

We know that we would want to share photographs of our wedding if we were you (and fast) which is why we promise to send you sneak peeks to share within 48 hours of wedding.  No wondering where are my photos over here!

The rest of your curated gallery will be ready within 6 weeks. From there we can start building your custom album together. We can't wait to work with you, cheers! 

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INVESTMENT BEGINS AT $2600

We believe that every wedding tells a unique love story – one of authentic love, commitment, and respect for one another. Though we all know there is a lot of organization and planning that goes into making a wedding day special, we strive to capture all of the raw, unscripted moments.

First, we’ll schedule a pre-wedding consultation (in person or via video chat) to discuss day-of details and craft your highly customized photography package. Once we’ve crossed our t’s and dotted our i’s, we’ll finally enjoy one of the most special days in your life! Lastly, expect your curated digital gallery within four weeks after your wedding.

Take a peek at our past wedding work, and if we look like an ideal fit, reach out!

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What’s the EmmiClaire Photography Difference? A photographer who puts you at ease so she can capture candid, relaxed, authentic images that make you look and feel your very best. With over 100 five-star reviews on Google, you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands when you book EmmiClaire Photography.

 

Press & Praise

I absolutely loved Emily. She was very professional but also silly and had a fun personality. Our wedding photos came out phenomenal and I will DEFINITELY hire her again if I need a photographer. Well worth the money! She also let us do our impression of a meme which I thought was awesome.


"Our wedding photos came out phenomenal and I will DEFINITELY hire her again."

Brittany & Ryan

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I decided to go with Emily after seeing so many great reviews of her work online! I asked her to photograph me proposing to my (now) fiance at Libby Hill Park in Richmond, VA. She is so friendly, easy to work with, communicated with me throughout the entire planning process, and caught so many candid moments on camera when the day arrived. I would definitely recommend her!!!

"She is so friendly, easy to work with, communicated with me throughout the entire planning process.."

Matt & Taylor

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Emily is amazing! My fiance and I had our engagement session with her a few months ago - she completely blew our expectations out of the water! She is so much fun, responsive, professional, and she makes you feel so comfortable behind the camera. On top of that, our pictures turned out absolutely incredible! So grateful we found her to capture our special day!

"..completely blew our expectations out of the water! 

Christina & Preston

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Can’t say enough good things about Emily! We originally had her for a full 7 hours for our wedding, when it became clear we couldn’t do the event we had planned she was extremely understanding after first canceling and then agreeing to do a significantly scaled down event. She was great about directing our first look as well as corralling all of our relatives (and dog) for family photos. During the event she was great at making sure we got important shots without being a bother or getting in the way. The end product turned out amazing and the quality couldn’t have been better! I highly recommend Emily and would certainly use her again in the future! Thank you Emily so much for capturing the special day in the best way possible!

"The end product turned out amazing and the quality couldn’t have been better! 

Jarred & Corey

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I decided to go with Emily after seeing so many great reviews of her work online! I asked her to photograph me proposing to my (now) fiance at Libby Hill Park in Richmond, VA. She is so friendly, easy to work with, communicated with me throughout the entire planning process, and caught so many candid moments on camera when the day arrived. I would definitely recommend her!!!

"She is so friendly, easy to work with, communicated with me throughout the entire planning process.."

Matt & Taylor

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Emily is amazing! My fiance and I had our engagement session with her a few months ago - she completely blew our expectations out of the water! She is so much fun, responsive, professional, and she makes you feel so comfortable behind the camera. On top of that, our pictures turned out absolutely incredible! So grateful we found her to capture our special day!

"..completely blew our expectations out of the water! 

Christina & Preston

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Generally speaking, EmmiClaire Photography clients can expect to receive an average of 100 images per hour of coverage. Images will include formal shots, candid moments, as well as portraits and detail shots.

How many photos will I receive?

Once we’ve had a chance to chat and get to know each other a bit, and you’re ready to take the plunge to book EmmiClaire Photography, I’ll send a contract and invoice for your review and signature. Payment of a non-refundable retainer will be due in order to reserve your date. The retainer amount is a percentage based on your total wedding package price.

What do I need to do to book EmmiClaire Photography?

I seize every opportunity I can to travel for business or leisure. So whether you’ve planned a destination wedding or are hosting your wedding outside of the Richmond Metro Area, I’m ready to make it work! For detailed information regarding pricing for travel and destination weddings, please contact me

Do you travel?

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FAQ'S

I personally edit every image in your digital gallery. However, I do not offer extreme retouching. Blemishes are edited on a case by case basis at my discretion. All edited images are delivered in JPEG format. I do not deliver raw images to my clients.

What type of editing services do you provide?

EmmiClaire Photography generally returns digital wedding galleries to clients within six weeks. I know it’s difficult to wait for your wedding gallery, so I do my best to provide a quick turnaround time. But it takes time to diligently edit each image for your viewing pleasure! Albums, prints, and other photo products may take up to 10 weeks to receive.

How long will it take to receive my wedding images?

In short, no. While I pride myself on capturing beautiful photographs of the moments you’ll want to cherish for a lifetime, not every image is client-worthy. Part of being a good photographer is winnowing your wedding gallery so I can deliver only the best quality images. Don’t worry! You’ll still have plenty of images to choose from.

Do you deliver every image you shoot?

If your wedding venue is within the Richmond Metro Area, chances are EmmiClaire Photography has had the privilege of photographing there. However, my clients can rest easy knowing that I work well with venues of all shapes and sizes. If I have not photographed your venue, I take the time to research the venue ahead of time and perform a detailed walkthrough (digitally or in person) in order to scout the best locations for your wedding photos!

Have you worked at/with my venue?

EmmiClaire Photography currently offers four distinct wedding packages. Packages are based on client needs, including but not limited to number of coverage hours, photographer travel time, and desired photo products. Each of EmmiClaire’s packages include the following: two photographers, an engagement session, personalized online gallery, access to high resolution images, and unlimited printing rights. If one of EmmiClaire’s current packages does not suit your specific needs, I’m happy to create a custom package for you!

How many/what kind of packages do you offer?

When a photographer is assigned the task of working from an extremely detailed shot list, (s)he can often miss those truly meaningful and candid precious moments. That’s why, in general, I prefer to work from a family portrait shot list only. However, if there’s something specific you’d like photographed, communicate that to me and I’ll do my best to make it happen!

Do you use a shot list?

Inclement weather is just one of the few hiccups that most wedding vendors deal with on a regular basis, and EmmiClaire Photography is no different. I will monitor the weather in the days leading up to your event and coordinate with your venue and wedding planner to determine the best locations for your photos. Rest assured that, barring a natural disaster, EmmiClaire Photographer works hard to ensure that we provide the very best experience and images possible regardless of the weather!

How do you handle inclement weather?

A second shooter is an additional photographer who agrees to work with your primary photographer to capture your wedding day. Each of EmmiClaire Photography’s current packages include a second shooter so you can rest assured that we capture ALL the images you could possibly want of your wedding day. For more information about what a second shooter does, read our blog post: Two Photographers are Better Than One.

What is a second shooter and what do they do?

Absolutely! Samples of EmmiClaire Photography’s work can be seen on Instagram, our website, and our blog. If you’re interested in seeing a full wedding gallery from start to finish, please contact me directly so I can send you a link to access a real client gallery. 

Can I see samples of your work?

Wedding days rarely, if ever, go exactly as planned. Often, that means you may want to extend your photography coverage. If your wedding runs over your contracted amount of time, EmmiClaire Photography will ask if you’d like to extend. If you choose to extend, you will be charged the rate set out in your contract rounded to the closes 30 minute increment. 

What happens if I exceed the time allotted for photography in my contract?

Every wedding is different, so there’s no one right answer to this question. However, I advise you book your photographer from the time you begin getting ready through the end of your reception, and add an hour just in case you’re running behind schedule. For more information about your photography timeline, read our blog post: How Long Do You Need for Wedding Photography?

For how many hours should I book EmmiClaire Photography on my wedding day? 

Can’t say enough good things about Emily! We originally had her for a full 7 hours for our wedding, when it became clear we couldn’t do the event we had planned she was extremely understanding after first canceling and then agreeing to do a significantly scaled down event. She was great about directing our first look as well as corralling all of our relatives (and dog) for family photos. During the event she was great at making sure we got important shots without being a bother or getting in the way. The end product turned out amazing and the quality couldn’t have been better! I highly recommend Emily and would certainly use her again in the future! Thank you Emily so much for capturing the special day in the best way possible!

"The end product turned out amazing and the quality couldn’t have been better! 

Jarred & Corey

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