How much Wedding Photography coverage do I Need?
How much wedding photography coverage do I need?
You may or not by now have a rough idea of how your day’s itinerary may look. If so then you should be able to draw some obvious parallels to the timings listed. This is only an example of a typical day and just an example of how 9 hours might work for you.
If you are not sure you can always ask us and we will happily advise.
9 Hours Coverage
12 pm to 9 pm Coverage
Photographers Start Prep Photography (1.5Hrs)
Group Photos (20-30 mins)
Couple Photos (20mins)
Call for guests to take a seat
Bride + Groom Announced into the room
Sunset Walk With Photographers
Cut Cake & First Dance
<These are only examples, but parallels can be drawn.>
Why 9 Hours?
After 350+ weddings we have found 9hrs to be the sweet spot for coverage.
9hrs will cover about 90% of weddings. Many, many times in the past, we have stayed all night or covered a whole bridal prep. But to be honest, very little is added to a story by staying so long unless of course there is something specific happening. We found that so many of our shots were either repeats, similar or guests, especially at night, get annoyed with us keep taking their photos over and over especially, as the numbers dwindle. So 9 hours is usually good.
My Wedding is different, What if I need more?
Hey don’t worry, this can be decided and added at any point, including on your day too, and hey weddings have a tendency of overrunning, so we are always ready. In some cases, you may need us for an hour or so more. Leading up to your wedding we ask you about your wedding day in detail, along with other wedding day related questions. This is a great time to review coverage.
The Main Reasons For More Coverage
- Distance between preps and ceremony are over 30mins
- You are planning something special early or late eg Fireworks or a pre religious ceremony.
- You just want a little more of our photography