Q) Do you travel outside of the New River Valley for Weddings?
A) Yes I do. Michael travels all over the USA, Canada, Hawaii and the Caribbean to capture your wedding day memories. You would be responsible for lodging and travel expenses for Michael and if you select A package with a 2nd professional assistant.
Q) Do you work all year round?
A) YES I DO! However I usually only accept 2 weddings per month, sometime 3, depending on the month. Once that date is taken, so is that weekend.
Q) What dates have been booked in 2020?
A) Best thing to do is double check with me asap! So far for 2020; weekend of; May 29th - 31st, June 19th - 21st, September 4th - 10th, Oct 9th - 11th.
Q) Do you photograph winter weddings and can you make it if the weather is bad?
A) YES! I most certainly will attend / photograph your event, even if we were to receive large amounts of snowfall. This past year I photographed a wedding in Roanoke Virginia on January 18th in the snow and Mountain Lake Lodge on January 11th in the snow.
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 5th week after your wedding date. You will receive your Wedding files on a usb thumb-drive drive within the 6th week.
Q) Can I make prints with the USB drive that's included in the package?
A) Yes! All of the edited photos from your wedding day will be on your usb drive. They will be high resolution and ready for print.
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 early May, late evenings in the summer months, and anytime in the fall months.
Q) Does your company offer any discounts or specials?
A) If you book 1 year in advance, I would Love to make you a Beautiful Wedding Album with the images taken during your event! 13x11 Large Landscape Wedding Album with 100 pages / 50 sides.
Q) Do you have any references?
A) Yes, I have many! Please look over my "Raves" page for my awesome client Testimonials.
Q) We are having a wedding where the couple doesn't want their images posted in the public eye, ie; Facebook & Instagram. Can you be professional & discreet when handling our images.
A) Yes, Most certainly! Just recently photographed a wedding that included a state district judge, and a high ranking military officer. Their images are "Only available" by password, and for that bride & groom only.
Q) How many years have you been photographing weddings professionally?
A) I have been a professional photographer for over 33 years. Wedding Photography for 22 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