Pie Shoppe – Southern California Wedding Photography » Ye Olde Purveyor of Totally Sweet Wedding Photographie

Wedding Client Timeline

How to Book:

  • You get engaged and contact Us!
  • Cameryn, our client concierge, checks to see who is available on your date and helps set up a meeting.
  • You meet your photographer for coffee  (or VIA Skype), chat, have a few laughs and talk about your wedding.
  • You pick out all the goodies you want in your package and send in your retainer and sign your contract online to secure your wedding day.

Your Engagement Session:

  • 2-8 months before your wedding: We will contact you to set up a time to shoot your engagement session. This time will vary depending on time of year and use of the images. Example: If you are getting a guest book we will need to leave time to design and order the book for your wedding or if you are planning to use your images for your Save The Dates. (Spring and Fall are great times to shoot). Due to the nature of wedding photography Engagement sessions are typically scheduled on Mondays-Thursdays.
  • You (with our help) pick a location (or locations), talk about outfits and go out and have a blast shooting some awesome photos!
  • 3-4 weeks after your engagement session: Your proofs are uploaded to your personal gallery for viewing, ordering and sharing with friends/Family
  • 4-6 weeks after your engagement session: Your Guest book design* will be sent to you for approval or 1 round of revisions
  • Once Approved your guest book will go into production. Please allow 4-5 Weeks for premium guest books to be printed and bound.

Just Prior to The Big Day:

  • 4-6 weeks prior to wedding day Cameryn will email you some wedding day questionnaires. This is where we get all the specific information that your photographer needs regarding your wedding day (time-line, requests, vendors etc). This will give us an idea of the flow of the day and allow us to contact you with any other questions we may have beforehand. Please fill out to the best of your ability.
  • 30 Days prior to the wedding date the final balance of your wedding contract is due. (This can be paid by check OR credit card in your super awesome client access page)

On your wedding day:

  • You look amazing and have a blast!
  • Your photographer takes rad photos!

After the wedding:

  • 4-6 weeks after the wedding: Your edited images will be posted in your proofing gallery (we will contact you via e-mail with information on how to access your proofs)
  • 5-6 weeks after your wedding: Your snazzy USB drive of wedding images (or digital download link) will be ready to be mailed.
  • 6-9 weeks after your wedding: Your album design will be sent over for you to review (if you ordered an album). In order to make the process as speedy as possible please be prompt in your request for any changes. Any revisions or approval of design should be requested within 1-week of receiving the initial design.
  • 2 weeks after your revision requests: Album Revisions are made and sent to you for approval. Once approved the album design will be sent to a custom album company and start production.
  • 4-5 weeks after album is put into production*: We will receive your rad album and contact you to let you know it is ready to go.

1 year after your wedding: Happy Anniversary!!!!!!!!! Sit down, take a look at your album and relive your special day through your beautiful photos.

* This varies on the time of year, the production of the album will take longer near the holidays and busy times of year and how quickly design revisions are requested. This is only if you have added an album to your package.