Five Different Wedding Photography Packages
Planning an entire wedding is not as easy as taking candy from a baby. There is a lot that needs to be sorted, and there is very little time. It comes as no surprise that many wedding couples become preoccupied in every detail and attempt to make everything perfect they forget their vendors can offer invaluable guidance.
Thus, when shortlisting wedding photographers, it is essential that you pay close attention to the wedding photography packages on the Gold Coast they are offering. Typically, Gold Coast wedding photography packages will include a pre-wedding photo session, a select number of digital photos, an online wedding gallery and a hard copy album, etc.
Each package description should indicate to you how long your wedding photographer will spend at your wedding, the style of photographs to be captured and the type of equipment and lighting they will use. Also, it should tell you what they will provide regarding prints, albums, digital images, and if there will be any additional costs added on.
Your budget, the style you are going and other factors will determine which one of the Gold Coast wedding photography packages you will choose. We have compiled a list of different wedding photography packages on the Gold Coast to help you decide;
The Traditional Package
You may want to consider the traditional package if you are uncertain on which type of package to choose and need to have your loved ones surrounding you. In this package, the photographer will capture traditional shots of your and your partner posing and you posing with your family and friends.
The traditional wedding package will also include the key highlights such as the exchange of rings, the first kiss as newlyweds or the cutting of the cake. Though some will say that this package is too traditional or rehearsed, it is a good option for important shots so that no one is left outside of the pictures.
It is, therefore, vital that you inform your photographer beforehand about your needs and wants as these type of photos are not spontaneous. Traditional wedding packages on the Gold Coast will include two photographers depending on the number of hours of coverage. A pre-wedding photography session, which gives you ample time to take the best shots and focus on every detail, will often be included in this package.
A La Carte – Gold
It is essential to keep in mind the duration fo the photography coverage as this determines the final price. Thus, it is vital you know what you are looking for and how much time will be as this option will allow for a solid eight hours of photography coverage and editing.
Your photographer(s) will take thousands of photos on your special day or for the photo session. They will select the best ones and edit them and this package grants you access to the online library. Upon request, it can also be transformed onto USB keys, CD-Roms and DVD’s and up to to 500 high-resolution and edited pictures. Complimentary consultation to allow you to express what you want your memories to look like, where the focus ought to be for critical events and style of photos accompany this type of packages.
If your budget allows, choosing this package will be the best choice as it will enable you to take your time to capture your special day with your loved ones. Gold Coast platinum wedding packages include coverage of the engagement, bridal and wedding day including the reception.
Elements that have been mentioned earlier will also be included in this one, such as a complimentary consultation and two photographers for the day. What separates it from those already mentioned is unlimited images from up to ten hours of coverage.
The package will also typically include a copyright released full resolution with retouched digital images on a USB drive and a password protected online gallery to be shared with family and friends.
They say that an image is worth a thousand words but imagine the endless possibilities you can do with videos from your special day. It will make a world of difference capturing your father’s laugh, your mother’s shining eyes or the general ambience of the wedding with melodious and meaningful music.
The videography package has grown in popularity over the years. The same can done and even more with a videography package, similar to edited photographs or with special effects. It is up to you when it comes to how creative you want your videos or the elements or mood you want to be highlighted.
Photographs are also included in this package, and it also provides coverage of morning preparations, ceremony highlights and the reception. Additionally, it also comes with a pre-wedding consultation, and the footage is edited to between 45 – 90 minutes long.
The Whole Package Package
The whole package includes an optional coverage period from 4 to 10 hours, and this is dependent on your budget and needs. It can cover from the ceremony to the cocktails and even extend to the first dance and the cake cutting, but it is up to you to choose.
This package will seem like typical Gold Coast wedding packages with two professionals and experienced photographers on set and high-resolution photos. What differentiates it from the other packages is that it offers everything that comes after the wedding in diverse shapes and sizes. It also comes with custom made frames, thank-you cards with handpicked photos from the wedding and a variety of accessories.
New Black Studios has a diverse range of affordable wedding photography packages on the Gold Coast that can be tailored to your specific needs, taste and budget. Get in touch with us now!