THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE
MY GIRLS! Hello Bride-to-be and Welcome! Congratulations, this is such an exciting time for you! I’m Michelle Harris, the owner and lead photographer of M Harris Studios! I’m so excited that you discovered me and because I believe that getting to know my clients is the #1 way to ensure an awesome experience, I would love to tell you a litte bit about myself. Here are a few fun facts!
- I’m 5’10 and I love heels! (So most of the time I’m about 6’2) - I have two gorgeous girls named Laila and Jordyn (pictured above) - I have a fur baby Yorkie pup named Blush, I take her everywhere! - Traveling is my favorite thing to do. I love to try new restaurants in new places! - I live in Fredericksburg, Virginia! - I am obsessed with chocolate chip cookie dough! Treat yourself. - I shoot 25-35 weddings annually. - I am always climbing on top of something, under something, or lying on the ground to get the shot I want. - I love creating beautiful images but more importantly, I love serving couples on the greatest days of their lives!!
Now that you’ve gotten to know me a little bit, turn the page to read more about my “Wedding Experience”!!
MY PHILOSOPHY |
Your wedding day is one of your lifeâ€™s greatest moments and planning is
a crucial element to making this day the one youâ€™ve been dreaming of ! By the time you get the hang of it, the planning is over! My goal as a wedding photographer is to make this aspect of your planning process as simple as possible. Photography is more than just images, they are memories you will hold on to for a lifetime. Not only do you deserve beautiful images, you also deserve an amazing photographic experience. When my couples feel comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera, the result is genuine, romantic, and joyful photos! Your wedding day is an experience from beginning to end and your photography is a huge part of that experience! I believe taking your photos should be fun, enjoyable and natural! My goal is to not only capture your memories , but to add to them with an experience you will never forget.
T H E P R O C E S S | To ensure that my brides and grooms enjoy the BEST photographic experience possible, I believe it is essential to form a relationship with my couples. A bride and groom should connect with their photographer, trust their photographer and be EXCITED about the entire process before booking! After booking, I love getting to know my clients through an ENGAGEMENT SESSION that will help them warm up to the camera and leave them feeling ready to rock and roll on their wedding day! When the wedding day arrives, my clients feel more like friends, which creates a safe and relaxed environment for photography! Now that you know a little bit about my approach to the wedding day, you can continue reading to find more detailed information about THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE!
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THE ENGAGEMENT SESSION
Happily Ever After Up to a 2 hour session Pre-consultation to discuss wardrobe, location, etc Professional Makeup Application Professional Hair Styling All final images professionally edited to perfection Mimosas served during hair and makeup 20% off premier session purchase of a la carte items and/or any collection
THE ENGAGEMENT SESSION
New Beginnings 1 hour session Pre-consultation to discuss wardrobe, location, etc All final images professionally edited to perfection 10% off premier session purchase of a la carte items and/or any collection
ALL COLLECTIONS INCLUDE: Two Pro fes s io n a l Ph o to gra ph er s Pro fessio na l R eto uc h in g o f a l l fin a l im a ges an d Pr int rel ea se o f al l fin a l H i-R es o l utio n Digita l im a ges
Platinum Keepsake Full Wedding Day Coverage Luxury Happily Ever After Engagement Session (Anywhere in the world) $400 Print Credit + Client for Life 12 x 12 Leather Album with an Acrylic Cover Two 8 x 8 Duplicate Leather Parent Albums
$9600 ($12,200 Value)
EXPERIENCE CLIENT FOR LIFE: This includes a free portrait session every year for the rest of your lives and 10% off purchases from the premiere ordering session
Full Wedding Day Coverage
Up to 8 hours of wedding coverage
Happily Ever After Engagement Session
New Beginnings Engagement Session
$300 Print Credit + Client for Life
8 x 8 Leather Album
$200 Print Credit
12 x 12 Leather Album
**A $1000, $1500 or $3000 deposit (Depending on the chosen collection) and signed contract is due to reserve oneâ€™s date & can be completed online. ** contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
Faq’s THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE
I am more than willing to travel for engagement sessions! I love
when my couples ask me to photograph them in a location that holds a special place in their hearts! I book engagement sessions at least one month in advance with up to 50 miles of travel included.
When shooting, I average 75-100 images per hour. I love being able to deliver my client’s files quickly and easily via an online gallery. You will have the ability to print, share and download your images as much as you’d like!
I am frequently asked if 8 hours is enough time to capture the full
wedding story. The answer is yes! My main goal initially is securing and saving your date. Closer to the big day, you can always add additional coverage as we develop a good idea of your timeline.
I love being both interactive and discreet throughout the wedding day. There will be parts of the day when I will need to
MY SHOOTING STYLE:
take the lead in order to accomplish everything that needs to be done while staying on schedule. However, there will also be moments when you won’t even know that I’m there (the ceremony, dances, toasts, etc.). I teach my couples how to pose, model and interact during their engagement session so that on their big day they are naturals and don’t need as much instruction from me!
Once I have answered any questions you may have and you have decided that my Wedding Experience is exactly what you’re look-
ing for, the next step is a booking proposal! I will create an online proposal that will walk you through the package. When you’re ready, you can save your date by signing your contract and paying your deposit online.
Your first decision as an engaged couple is to establish priorities in your wedding planning process. You have to decide what you value most (the dress, the food the venue)? As a bride AND photographer, I believe that couples should make their photographer a top priority. When the big day is over, you will leave your reception with a spouse and your photos! All of your planning and preparation is over in a matter of hours, so if youâ€™re choosing to invest in high quality photography, your captured memories deserve a classy, elegant home after the wedding. I include high end, leather bound Legacy Albums in my wedding collections. The images are printed onto the pages and the covers are wrapped with top grain leather. This is the perfect ending to The Wedding Experience and itâ€™s a keepsake that you will be showing your children and grandchildren for years to come!
I am so glad you
contacted me! Enjoy this
season of engagement and get excited about your BIG DAY because it’s going to be everything you’ve dreamed of! Plan and prepare but remember, at the end of the day, you are marrying the love of your life and that’s what matters most! Congratulations, and I look forward to hearing from you!
THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE
Published on Mar 14, 2018