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So you’re getting married!!
That’s awesome congratulations !

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to your own wedding,where will your priorities lie ?

If family & friends are most important to you then you’ve come to the right place!
I’m a bit of a sook when it comes to weddings, I love to become a part of your families for the day and I think that is why I have such a great connection with the couples that I photograph.

For me it’s not ‘just a job’ , it’s my passion !

I put my heart and soul into each and every wedding that I go to, and this comes across in the images that I create.

I’ve been creating memories for couples for over a decade now and just love the diversity that each and every wedding brings !

Wedding Photography FAQ

Here are a few Wedding Photography Questions that I get asked on a regular basis

Do you travel to photograph weddings ?

Yes I do !

One of the best parts of what I do is being able to travel all over Australia & Internationally to photograph amazing weddings !

The only state in Australia I haven’t photographed a wedding in is WA

Question – I don’t really like my photo being taken and I don’t like posey photos

That’s great to hear because I don’t like posey photos either !

My style is very natural, I love to capture you as really are, your true personalities, to do that you have to be yourselves.

But in saying that I’ll generally guide you on what will look best, both as a couple and as a bridal party with the most flattering light and generally let you guys have fun as a group.

Whether that is cracking some bubbly or hanging out at your favourite bar in town. Of course there will be times when I will guide you as to how to stand etc but trust me when I say it’s fun and in no way corny, cheesy.

I Promise I won’t make you all jump into the air or draw an invisible love heart (feeling nauseous just thinking about that) ..

So relax we’ll have a ball and your day will be filled with lots of laughs !

Question – Do we have to have an album ?

Not at all, let’s face it weddings can be expensive and quite often your budget will change on a weekly basis as you get closer to your wedding. I do offer both album & non album packages so I’m totally flexible when it comes to your wedding images and the good news is that you don’t have to know what you want until we catch up in the final weeks before your wedding. So we can either book you in if you know what you’re wanting or you can make that decision closer to your day. Easy peasy right !?

Question – How long do you stay for ?

Usually my day would start with the boys around 11.00am and continue on with you guys until approx 9.00pm when you’re kicking your kicking your heels up on the dance floor. We all know things can get messy after that and some things don’t need to be photographed. Now every wedding will be different in its own way so this is a rough guide. We can chat more about timing in person.

Question – OMG what the heck do I do with this buttonhole flower ???

Fear not! I know exactly where and how to pin the boys buttonhole flowers on so just bring them with you to the ceremony and I’ll pop them on, promise I won’t stab you ..

Question – My Mum wants to know when she’ll be in photos and what time does my Dad need to be ready ?

Generally Mum’s will be getting ready with the girls so I’ll make sure Mums & Dads have their photos taken with the Bride etc before I leave the Brides preparation. Dad’s are usually making themselves scarce in another part of the apartment / house as the girls take over with hair & make up and maybe a glass or two of the bubbly stuff. As a bit of a guide it would be great if Dad was ready approx 20-30mins before I head off from the brides prep.

Question – Can we have a second photographer on the day ?

Of course you can, the option is there if you’d like to take advantage of a second photographer to cover ceremony etc up until the reception kicks off or up until 9.00pm ish.

Question – Do we NEED a second photographer on the day ?

Nope ….

In fact I shoot probably 98% of all my weddings solo, sure there are times when it’s a good idea to have a second photographer, but don’t be fooled into thinking you’re missing out if you don’t have one.
We can chat more about this during our face to face catch up.

So we’d like to book how does it all work ?

So you’ve visited the studio and we’ve talked all things wedding, so at this stage a lot of couples have already made up their minds with regards to the photographer they want so it’s as simple as paying the 750.00 deposit which comes off the total price.

Or if you make better decisions after sleeping on it you can do that too, you’ll never feel pressured to make any decision that you’re not 100% happy to commit to.

Then as we get closer to your day we’ll catch up again and go over the finer details, where we’ll be at what time etc ..

It really is that easy !

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*As a side note, don’t feel you MUST visit the studio to book me for your wedding, I have plenty of couples who’ve booked me from interstate & overseas without chatting face to face.

There is always Facetime & Skype for these times.

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If you have a question that you’d like answered please feel to contact me !

ben@benclarkphotography.com.au

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