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Can we talk about Wedding Photography for a minute

Being photographed can be an intimidating experience. If you are feeling a bit apprehensive about the photography on your day, it’s totally normal for either the bride or groom (or both!) not to be a fan of photos… I think about 70% of the people I work with are reluctant subjects, and I get that, I’m not a professional model either! Don't worry I've got your back.

From our first communications to the day you receive your photos, I'm here to support you plan a day that runs smoothly, and ensures that you get the beautiful images you’ve dreamed of. Yes I can take great photos. But I'm also a director, a Wedding planner, a listening ear. Great Wedding days don't happen by accident, so I'll help guide you with advice from photographing 300 + Weddings over 18 years. By the time we get to the big day you'll feel confident that we've got the Wedding photos nailed.

📷For more insight into my approach check out my instagram account, my 45 + five star reviews on google and 70 plus Facebook reviews.

PHOTOGRAPHING WEDDINGS IN HAMILTON, CAMBRIDGE , AND THE WIDER WAIKATO FOR OVER 18 YEARS.

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Choosing your Wedding photographer

I know I’m biased, but I believe one of the most important decisions you make when planning your Wedding is choosing your photographer.

When people hear I’m a photographer they love to talk about their own experiences, and one of the most common things that I hear from couples is their big regrets about their Wedding photos, it always surprises and saddens me.

So to prevent the same thing from happening to you, here are a few things I highly recommend considering, when making your decision on which photographer to choose to capture your day.

Not because I want you to pick me (although I do! 📷 ) but because I truly don’t want you to be one of those couples that is not 150% happy with the Wedding Photography from your day.

So here are my top tips to choosing your wedding photographer:

Make sure you check out a full wedding so you get a sense of what to expect from a day’s coverage. Anyone can post a single great image or even construct a blogpost with the highlights, but seeing a full wedding will give you a much better idea of the photographer's priorities, the style they like to shoot in etc.

Experience is super important! Even though I still love many of the images I made as a new photographer, I just couldn’t add as much value to a wedding day as I do now, having photographed hundreds of weddings. Seeing all sorts of unexpected situations occur has made me more adaptable when things don’t go as planned (weather, timeline etc). I often say that the role of photographer is just as much decision making as capturing images.

Ask about the role your photographer will play with helping prep for your day. We’ve seen what works and what doesn’t and and its our job to help you with your runsheet and planning to help you have the most successful day possible.

And the best for last…make sure your personalities are a good fit! This makes such a difference as you’ll be spending A LOT of time together! I spend more time on the Wedding day with the bride than the groom does. So being a good match is important!

How we work together

Ruth is a talented photographer with a great personality! She was super helpful throughout the entire process!! Ruth got together with us to help us with the timeline of the day, as well as sending samples of how to make the group photos smooth.

Ruth made us feel comfortable on the day, and we had so much fun during our photo session and it felt so easy, so natural! We have so many beautiful photos now that we can't decide which ones to print!

We highly recommend Ruth for your next photo session. You will have a great experience and beautiful photos.

I cannot recommend Ruth enough! Ruth was the main photographer for our Cambridge Wedding and she did such an incredible job. She was super helpful throughout the whole planning process with creating a timeline and making sure we were going to get all the shots we wanted. On the day, Ruth was a calming presence, which is always great to have at a wedding, and she captured the most beautiful moments for us! She was so quiet and stealthy, making us feel like we weren't even being photographed at all. Every single photo was perfect, she captured everything we wanted and more. We even received a really good amount of sneak peek photos within days of the wedding. Thank you so much Ruth for being a part of our big day and for capturing so many special moments we will treasure forever!

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Te Miro Woolshed - Cambridge

WEDDING PACKAGES

I do

Tie The Knot

$5500

EIGHT HOURS OF PHOTOGRAPHY COVERAGE

$6000

Ten HOURS OF PHOTOGRAPHY COVERAGE

✔ 650 + photos edited to perfection

✔ Pre-wedding consultation and planning session: This can include visiting the ceremony and reception venue as well as scouting locations for the creative photoshoot.

✔ My Wedding Guide with all the tips and tricks I have up my sleeve from 15+ years photographing weddings

✔ All high and web resolution files delivered via online gallery – perfect for easy sharing with family and friends. Check out a sample gallery

✔ Image archiving for two years

✔ Travel in the Waikato, Auckland & Bay of Plenty

✔ $200 print credit to spend on print products of your choice, check out my selection of print options here.

Discounted Wedding album : 60 images for $1530 (usually $1700)

✔ 750 + photos edited to perfection

✔ Pre-wedding consultation and planning session: This can include visiting the ceremony and reception venue as well as scouting locations for the creative photoshoot.

✔ My Wedding Guide with all the tips and tricks I have up my sleeve from 15+ years photographing weddings

✔ All high and web resolution files delivered via online gallery – perfect for easy sharing with family and friends. Check out a sample gallery

✔ Image archiving for two years

✔ Travel in the Waikato, Auckland & Bay of Plenty

✔ $200 print credit to spend on print products of your choice, check out my selection of print options here.

Discounted Wedding album : 60 images for $1530 (usually $1700)

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Elopement

$4900

Six HOURS OF PHOTOGRAPHY COVERAGE

$2750

Three HOURS OF PHOTOGRAPHY COVERAGE

✔ 550 + photos edited to perfection

✔ Pre-wedding consultation and planning session: This can include visiting the ceremony and reception venue as well as scouting locations for the creative photoshoot.

✔ My Wedding Guide with all the tips and tricks I have up my sleeve from 15+ years photographing weddings

✔ All high and web resolution files delivered via online gallery – perfect for easy sharing with family and friends. Check out a sample gallery

✔ Image archiving for two years

✔ Travel in the Waikato, Auckland & Bay of Plenty

✔ $200 print credit to spend on print products of your choice, check out my selection of print options here.

Discounted Wedding album : 60 images for $1530 (usually $1700)

✔ 200 + photos edited to perfection

✔ Pre-wedding consultation and planning session: This can include visiting the ceremony and reception venue as well as scouting locations for the creative photoshoot.

✔ My Wedding Guide with all the tips and tricks I have up my sleeve from 15+ years photographing weddings

✔ All high and web resolution files delivered via online gallery – perfect for easy sharing with family and friends. Check out a sample gallery

✔ Image archiving for two years

✔ Travel in the Waikato, Auckland & Bay of Plenty

Discounted Wedding album : 60 images for $1530 (usually $1700)

BOOK NOW

BOOK NOW

ADD ON'S

Mileage fee

150km return included

Engagement photoshoot

Packages start from $600 please enquire

Additional hours

$450 / hour

151 - 200km $170 201 - 250km $210 251 - 300km $250 301 - 350km $290 351 - 400km $330 400-500 km $375

Queensberry Flushmount Wedding Album

from $1700 (60 selected images)

Second photographer

$100 per hour/minimum 6 hours

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