A) Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus Michael only travels within the state of Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina at this time. If your wedding is local (the New River Valley), then there isn't a charge for travel. If your venue is around 100 miles roundtrip of 24141, then the travel fee is $50.00. Outside of a 100 mile round-trip, there could be a overnight stay, depending on the distance. Please email Michael for more information.
Q) How much do you charge for wedding day coverage.
I believe that each couple and their wedding is unique. What works for one won't always work for another. For a Wedding package quote i need the following information please; Your venue address, how many guests, how many in the wedding party, and about how many hours you feel like you would like coverage documenting your wedding day. Time available is between 1 and 12 hours. Unless your going to Jamaica or Hawaii and need 3-4 days of coverage.
Q) What is included in your wedding package options?
Time spent covering your wedding day, professional equipment, expertise in documenting your event, professional editing; adobe photoshop, password protected online gallery, a usb drive with all edited images, a copyright letter to use to print your images, 3 to 8 - 8.5x11 color prints randomly made from your wedding files, fast delivery and postage!
Q) How soon can we expect to receive our wedding images?
A) Your Wedding files will be uploaded to an online gallery by the end of the 4th week after your wedding date. You will receive your Wedding files on a usb thumb-drive drive within the 5th week.
Q) Can I make prints from the downloaded files that's included in the package?
A) Yes! All of the edited photos from your wedding day will be placed in your own personal gallery. They will be high resolution and ready for print.
Q) Do you offer any discounts?
A) In support for the men & women who protect our country, ie; all branches of the military, LEO and Fire, My studio offers a 10% discount on my wedding packages. And my studio offers a 20% discount if you book your wedding or event one calendar year in advance.
Q) When do we schedule a engagement session or a bridal session?
A) As soon as you complete a wedding contract and your retainer-deposit has been made. I photograph engagement sessions all year, However in Virginia, the best time is April, and or late evenings in the summer months, and anytime in the fall months.
Q) Do you have any references?
A) Yes, I have many! Please look over my compliments page for my awesome client Testimonials, you may also read them on google, The Wedding Wire and the Knot.
Q) How many years have you been photographing weddings professionally?
A) I have been a professional photographer for over 33 years. Wedding Photography for 28 years.
Q) Will Michael actually shoot our wedding or will he subcontract out his services?
A) Michael Keyes will always be the main photographer, and i have two awesome assistant pro's i can rely on if you want to add a second shooter to your package, or you have selected my dreams package.
Q) Do you have backup equipment?
A) Yes, I always carry backup cameras and equipment.
BOOKING & PAYMENT
Q) We definitely want to book you! What is our next step?
A) Awesome! We are excited to work with you! To officially book us, you'll have to sign our contract and pay a retainer fee of $500. As soon as those two things are in, you're booked!
Q) When is our remaining balance due?
A) Your remaining balance is due 2 weeks before your wedding date.
Q) Who do I make checks out to and where where do I send them?
A) Michael Keyes Photography or Photographic Dreams | 22 Montgomery Street | Radford Virginia | 24141