I'm sooo glad you're here! Congratulations on your engagement! Planning your wedding is so exciting, but planning to be with the love of your life for the rest of your life is worth more than gold! I am here to help guide you and support you through this amazing journey! Keep reading to learn more about who I am, and what I offer to my couples, like you!
I'm Emily, and I am the heart and soul behind Emily Kirsten Photography! I am so excited that you found me and because I believe that getting to know my clients is the # 1 way to ensure an awesome experience, I'd love to tell you a little about me! Here are a few things that you should know!
I am OBSESSED with chocolate chip cookies and Dunkin Donuts iced lattes!
I live in Pottstown, PA, and I love to travel!
My favorite hobby outside of my business is house plants! I have over 100 of them living inside my house! (I also have a plantagram)
I started this business at the end of 2016, diving head first into Weddings!
I photograph 20-30 weddings annually. By keeping this number lower, I can better serve all my couples!
I have a very smart Australian Shepherd named Odie, and a long haired orange lovey cat named Milo!
I love creating beautiful images, but most importantly, I love serving my couples on one of the greatest days of their lives!!
You've Inquired, fallen in love with my work, and are wondering what's all included when you hire me.
Well let me walk you through the process!
Being able to provide my couples with an experience where they can rest assured everything is being taken care of is what I built my business around! From creating the timeline, sending helpful planning tips, to offering Prints & Canvases and hand designing all my album designs, I truly am with you every step of the way.
First things first - Timeline Creation
Giving you guidance and preparing your timeline ahead of time.
SIMPLE SAMPLE TIMELINE
2:00 - 2:45 - Bride Detail pictures (rings, flat lays, dress)
2:45 - 3:15 - Getting you dressed
3:15 - 3:30 - Individual Portraits in getting ready space
3:30 - 3:45 - First Look
3:45 - 4:15 - Couple Portraits and Individual Portraits
4:15 - 4:45 - Immediate Family Photos
4:45 - 5:00 - Full Bridal Party
5:00 - 5:15 - Bride and Bridesmaids
5:15 - 5:30 - Groom and Groomsmen
5:00 - 5:30 - Ceremony Details before guests arrive
5:30 - 6:00 - Ceremony
6:00 - 7:00 - Cocktail Hour
7:00 - Reception
Sunset - 7:30
Instead of waiting till the month before your wedding day, once we get you both booked, I will create and send you a full timeline for your day! The one on the left is SUER SIMPLE! Yours will be so much more. detailed! Taking the guess work out of when things will happen and what your day will look like. I know I like to have a plan and know how things will be laid out! Doesn't that sound amazing?! We'll chat together, and can adjust your timeline as much as needed through your whole planning process. 2 months before the wedding is when we'll finalize everything! Having the expertise and knowledge with weddings, I want you to feel at ease knowing I am with you every step of the way!
Next Up - The Engagement Session
This is one of my favorite parts of this whole process!
Engagement sessions are COMPLIMENTARY IN EVERY PACKAGE.
Aaaanndddd, you'll receive an Engagement Planning Guide
Are you on the fence on whether you want to have one? Keep Reading!
TRUST - I want you two to have full trust in me come the wedding!
COMFORT - You'll know what it feels like to be in front of my camera for the wedding! I see all of my couples true personality SHINE through!
POSING - With you two already being in front of my camera, I will know which poses make you two SHINE! I will also know how you two interact with eachother, better allowing me to serve you!
Plus, when do you two get the chance to be all lovey dovey for a whole hour! You'll cherish these images forever! Its this amazing time in your life before your husband and wife!
The key to an amazing experience is by getting to know you! By the time the wedding day arrives, my clients feel more like friends, which creates a safe and relaxed environment for photography!
In the final months, you'll receive a questionnaire covering all the little details, from important photographs, to family photos
I will be posting a blog post the week following your wedding! YUP, a full blog!
The final gallery will be delivered via an online gallery within 6 weeks of your wedding!
Final step! We'll sit down together after you've received your gallery, and I'll walk you through ordering pints + canvases! This will also be the time we view your album design.
Having digital imaged is wonderful, but having a printed keepsake that tells a visual story of your wedding day is priceless! This product will be the centerpiece for discussion and laughter for many years to come. It is hand designed with the best materials any lab can offer, with a lifetime guarantee! With these thick pages, and my personal design, you have nothing to worry about! I will take care of everything from photographing your wedding - to hand delievring your custom album!
I will create a custom quote for each and every one of my couples! Why? To better cater to your needs, and serve you! We'll hop on the phone, get to know each other, and I can best determine how much coverage you'll need!
All my collections come with:
8-10 Hours of Coverage
Complimentary Engagement Session
All pricing is subject to change.
Frequently Asked Questions
How far will you travel? As far as you'd like! I love to go places i've never been before! You have 60 miles included with your wedding, but don't let that stop you!
How do we get our images? You will be receiving an online gallery with your fully edited high resolution images from your engagement! No watermark! And a custom USB with your wedding images on it as well!
How far in advance do you book? Most my couples book 12-18 months out, but I'll book as far as 2 years in advance!
How many images do we receive? Can we print on our own? You can download your whole gallery in high resolution. You can expect around 50-100+ images per hour of shooting. You get a personal print release for life. You can order professional prints through your online gallery if you'd like as well!
Do you have insurance? I have backup gear to prepare for any situation or any equipment failure. I also carry business insurance and liability. If your venue needs a certificate of insurance, I have no problem supplying that.
I'm ready to book, what now? Let me know you're ready to book, and I will send you an electronic proposal via email! All I need from you to book is a signed contract and 25% of your collection to reserve your date!
Communication should and will be kept completely open between you and me. From the time you inquire all the way until you receive your album, you have access to me and can rest assured knowing I have your best interests in mind.
Getting to know one another to ensure we are a good fit for one another is so important! We will be spending so much time together planning and on your wedding day, that our personalities should blend well! So let's hop on the phone, and get to know one another! I will walk you through a typical wedding day, and answer any questions you and your fiance may have.
When you're ready to make things official and reserve your wedding date, all I need from you two is a signed contract and a 25% retainer. Both things can be completed online, easy-peasy!
Message me and let's set up a phone call if we haven't already! Ensuring we are a good fit and vibe well is KEY to a successful experience! So let's chat! I'm looking forward to chatting with you soon!