FAQ

Do you shoot destination weddings?

I do shoot destination weddings! Contact me for pricing! Each destination wedding is different! I am always willing to work with you on pricing to get you what you need!

Will there be a second shooter?

I almost always have a second shooter at weddings or events depending on how large your event is!

Can I extend the session on the day of?

Depending on how busy my schedule is you almost always can, be sure to ask right when you think you'll need extended coverage! I am always flexible and want to give you exactly what you need!

What kind of gear do you use?

I use Nikon! I have 2 Nikon camera bodies I bring to sessions!

Do I have to order prints through you?

I do offer prints for purchase! When I deliver your digital gallery to you, after you download the images, you will be able to order those images anywhere you would like. You can even print them off at home!

Where are you based?

I am based out of Portland, Maine! I love to travel and am always up for it!

Do you deliver raw or unedited images?

Editing is a huge part of my job and it has taken me to long to develop my style, I do not offer any raw or unedited images.

What is a bucket list destination?

I have a bucket list going on destinations I would love to shoot at, run an idea or location by me. Bucket list shoots are discounted, travel is also discounted!

What is your turn around time for getting my photos back?

For weddings and all sessions I offer one month turn around time! If you need your images sooner, ask about my shorter turn around time fee!

What should I wear for my photoshoot?

Reach out to me and we can talk about what to wear! I also have a client closet I would be happy to send you photos of what I have if you are interested!

What is a print release?

A print release is what you can use to get your photos printed letting you order prints online! I suggest after people download, they put their images on a flash drive. That way you can bring your flash drive to get images printed and you can have these memories forever!

What if this is the first time I am in front of a camera and I am nervous/awkward?

I know things can be awkward at first especially if it is the first time we are meeting. I always try and make you laugh....even when I am not trying. I try and focus on getting you in your natural state feeling confident and free! Not to brag but I have been told I am the ultimate hype girl before!

How many images will I get from my lifestyle or family session?

I aways make sure to provide at least 30 edited images!

Do you offer mini sessions or shorter than an hour?

I do offer mini sessions! I usually post these on my instagram @emilysawchuckphotography if I am hosting them. I usually offer these during spring, holidays, and for special occasions. I am willing to work with you if you are interested in a shorter session, just reach out!

What if I need to cancel or reschedule?

If you need to reschedule I will work with you on this. Please let me know as soon as you need to reschedule based on both of our availability hopefully we can work something out! If you need to cancel, you will not get back your 50% non refundable retainer you paid in order to book.

Is there a deposit due in order to book?

Yes. There is a 50% non refundable retainer due in order to book a session with me! Whether it is a wedding or a family session this is a must. I require this deposit because I do believe it is important too hold the client accountable for their session! There are people who will be no shows and scammers so it is in my best interest and yours to do this!

Do I sign a contract before I book to ensure I am getting everything we agreed on?

Yes! I always always always use contracts! It is there to make sure both of our butts are covered! We go over these contracts together and make sure this is something we have created together based on your needs! Depending on needs, I make contracts custom for each client!