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You guys!  I’m ridiculously excited for you! You’re getting married!  

 

Marriage is awesome. I’ve been married for fifteen years to my wonderful husband Phil.  We married young (19...just a baby!) popped out a couple of kids (two amazing daughters aged 10 & 11) and we’re happily living in Ashburton.   But enough about me.  

 

Before your awesome marriage, comes a crazy big party - your wedding day!  

 

Weddings are my jam.  Like, I really love them.  In summer, I live and breathe weddings. I want yours to be be exactly what you want it to be. I also want you to be able to remember every detail for years to come.

 

 That’s where photography comes in. Your wedding photos will be there to remind you  just how special your day was.   And how good you looked. They will capture fleeting moments, happy tears, and laughter.

 

They will be a part of your story.    

WHY I SHOULD BE

Your wedding Photographer

There are hundreds of wedding photographers around, all with different packages, skill levels and equipment.

 

So why choose me?

 

One of the things I pride myself on, is making the whole photo process FUN!  I’ve lost count of the amount of couples and bridal parties who have told me that not only was our session together easy, but it was also enjoyable! It is so important to me that you enjoy every minute possible of your day, and that includes the photo session.  A lot of kiwis don’t enjoy being in front of the camera.  I get it – I’m one of them. I can make the whole process easy with simple body language tips, and heaps of positive energy.  Music helps too, so let’s crank up your favourite sounds and just have fun!

 

I’ve been photographing weddings for a long time.  I’ve shot close to 200 and even after all of this time, I can honestly say that I still love it.  Each wedding is different, and I’m all about photographing love as it is, whether you are part of the LGBT community, on your second marriage or super young and nervous. I’m dedicated to each and every couple that asks me to be there on their wedding day, as every love story is worth sharing. That being said, this is a big decision so let’s get to know each other.  Let’s have coffee. Or wine. My treat.

Collections

Travel not included.   All images delivered are edited.  

Silver Package

$3400

Digital Only

$3000

  • 6 hours coverage

  • 400 + ready to print digital images

  • 20 page flush-mount album

  • Five matted 5x7 prints

Gold Package

$3800

Digital Only

$3200

  • 8 hours coverage

  • 500 + ready to print digital images

  • 22 page flush-mount album

  • Five matted 5x7 prints

Platinum Package

$4300

Digital Only

$3700

  • 10 hours coverage

  • 600 + ready to print digital images

  • 25 page flush-mount album

  • Five matted 5x7 prints

  • Engagement session with 20 ready to print digital images

The Ultimate Package

$5000

  • 10 hours coverage

  • 600 + ready to print digital images

  • 30 page flush-mount album

  • Large fine art print, matted and framed (A3 size frame)

  • Engagement session with 20 ready to print digital images

  • Large fine art print, matted and framed (A3 size frame) from the engagement session

Elopement Coverage

$1500

Additional hours: $250 p/h

  • 3 hours coverage

  • 150 - 200  ready to print digital images

Elopements are defined here as a small intimate ceremony with no more than 15 guests. 

If you would like less coverage than one of the above packages, but aren't eloping, please get in touch for a custom quote. 

The album

So many options!

To make things easier for you I've chosen a beautiful flush-mount album from Momento-Pro.    

I'll design it for you and you request changes to make sure it's just right.

Your album will come with a linen cover (you choose the colour) and will be embossed with your names.

You may also choose to personalise and upgrade your album - details below. 

Additional album pages: $40 per spread (two pages)

Leather cover upgrade: $120

Custom emboss: (Fancy personalised emboss) $200

Black storage box: $ 40

Matching custom box $150

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Optional Extras

SECOND SHOOTER: $600

Four hours coverage plus images edited by me 

ADDITIONAL BRANDED USB: $30 

The Print Package

Can be added to any package.  $600

Includes shipping throughout NZ. 

5 x 7"  Silver Halide Prints - 50 images

8 x 10" Silver Halide Print

12.5 x 18" Museum Quality Cotton Rag print, framed and ready to hang

(A true heirloom that will stand the test of time!) 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How early should I book? I’m often take bookings for 12 - 18 months ahead,though occasionally I have an earlier booking available.

What do I need to do to secure my booking?

A $1000 retainer (non refundable - unless I can re-book your date) and you'll need to sign the contract.

Where are you based? I’m based in Ashburton but regularly travel throughout Canterbury for shoots. I am also available for weddings throughout New Zealand and international destination weddings.

 

Do your prices include travel? There is no charge for weddings less than 80km from Ashburton. Further than that can be arranged at a small cost. For international weddings I quote for flights, any extra transportation and 2 - 3 nights accommodation.

When you say 8 hours coverage, what do you mean? Time is measured from when I first show up at the first location, in consecutive hours. 

 

Do you provide props? Nope!  It's not really my style.

How long before I get my photos?  A sample will be on my blog or social media within 1 week, and you will get your digital copies around 2 - 3 weeks after the event (payment must be cleared.) Once the album proof has been confirmed it will be sent away to be made and it will arrived within 4 weeks (expect lover over the Christmas period)

Can I pay off my package over time? Yes.  Lump sum payments aren’t always easy, so installments are welcome.

How long will we be away for photos?  I'll work to your schedule.  As a ball park figure though,  I like to allow around 45 minutes to an hour for the bridal party photos.

Want to know more about me?  See here.

Telling stories of love 

since 2005

Tegan you are absolutely incredibly amazing!!!!

It was so fantastic to go through and see our day all over again. The photos you took are just superb!!!
 

Thank you thank you thank you!!!!!!

Love always, Tom and Shayna

Tegan!

 

You were amazing, we could not have wished for a better photographer, honestly thank you!

 

And these photos ahhhhmazing! 

 

Thanks again,

 

Rhodal & Zach x

Keen to lock in your date? 

Email me and let's get the ball rolling.