Kansas City Portrait & event photographer

About the Wedding Packages

I firmly believe that in order to make your wedding day images the best and most sincere type of images, I take several months to get to truly know my Brides & Grooms. We meet face-to-face several times before the big day for meetings, sessions, and making plans. While it is not in my contracts per-say, I try my best to be there for the dress fittings, make-up trials, or any other little extras and I always insist on being at the ceremony rehearsals. By the time the wedding day arrives, we know each other so well that my presence that day is as seamless as possible. Why do I do all these extras? For the simple fact that I want my clients to have that “natural” presence about them in front of my lens. It should feel like you have a dear friend with you on that day, not just another buzzing stranger walking around you! Only by building these strong relationships and earning your complete trust with each other do I accomplish my truest documentary style. Because of all this extra effort that I put into building this relationship with my Bride & Grooms, I will only take up to 6 weddings a year. My photography team and I are dedicated to helping make your day a magical and wonderful experience and we would love to be a part of yours.

 

Engagement & Bridal Sessions

Depending on your package choice this can be an add-on for Mini or Half-Day packages for $500 each desired session, or better yet, they come standard with the All Day-Everything package. Session/event coverage planning will start about one month prior to the shoots. Engagement session images will be provided in a password protected online gallery for viewing & sharing. Bridal images will be kept private until the wedding reception starts. Each session comes with a custom made photo box filled with a 4x6 print of the entire session(s), plus a two custom designed USB memory cards containing all the full size JPEG files from each photo shoot. Both sessions come with a 16x20 matboard print of your favorite image. Additionally, all wedding guest will be able to take home a wallet size print of your engagement or bridal image home with them! 



The Mini 3-4 Hour Wedding $2,000


 Erika will meet you at the church an hour before the Wedding march begins.
Event coverage lasts until all the necessary shots are captured and the wedding winds down.
Slide show at the wedding reception highlighting the day’s events and include Engagement & Bridal portrait packages that are included (if available). Coverage is with Erika’s camera only or you can opt to add an additional photographer for $300 (
Highly recommended!).  Password protected online gallery link for entire package will be available up to one month after wedding for viewing and purchases and will remain available for 3 months.*

 

The Half-Day 5-6 Hour Wedding $3,000

The photographer will start documenting as the bride finishes up the hair & makeup and will stay till all the necessary shots are taken and the wedding starts to wind down (Usually right after the 1st dance). Coverage is with Erika’s camera plus a second shooter who will start one hour before ceremony, and will stay till after the first dance. Slide show at the wedding reception highlighting the day’s events and include Engagement & Bridal portrait packages that are included (if available).  Add all day second shooter coverage for $400 (
Highly recommended!).  Password protected online gallery link for entire package will be available up to one month after wedding for viewing and purchases and will remain available for 3 months. *

 

The All Day-Everything Wedding $4,500

This is by far, Erika’s most popular package! When you roll out of bed, Erika’s right there with you and practically putting on your slippers! Then, when your long day is over Erika is walking you to your hotel room or holding the limo door open! In other words, Erika will catch it all. Second shooter is standard starting two hours before the ceremony and will remain with us until about an hour after the dance begins. Slide show at the wedding reception highlighting the day’s events and included Engagement & Bridal portrait packages that are standard with this package.  (
If desired. Package rate will not change if you choose to do only one or none of these sessions). Password protected online gallery link for entire package will be available up to one month after wedding for viewing and purchases and will remain available for 3 months.
Traveling for your wedding? Bring Erika with you! Only available with the All Day Everything Package.
Rate quotes available depending on wedding destination. *



The Fine print

*Prints and products are available for guests and families through the online galleries at the contracted rates. All packages come with full size JPEG files provided to Bride & Groom up to two months after wedding via custom print USB thumb drives will full print release. You can choose to print your own images for your friends & family or they can purchase their own through the site. It's up to you! Slide shows are event highlights from all sessions and even the wedding day coverage. They are made available on Erika's personal laptop for viewing (The laptop is usually placed by the most popular watering station at the ceremony), or will be provided on a thumb drive provided to event hall management for viewing on their big screen. (All arrangements for slideshow must be made ahead of time by B&G)

** All rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. In order to lock in current pricing, a standard non-refundable 50% deposit must be acquired at time of contract signing. Remaining balance due 30 days before wedding date. If wedding is canceled, client forfeits all moneys paid and photographer is no longer obligated to provide any services, prints or products. ©Erika the Photographer, LLC. Prices as of 12/20/2017


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