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My favorite picture is actually the one Danielle used above. It looks like we're floating in the sky and that's exactly how Tyler and I felt on our day. We were lucky enough to have an absolutely gorgeous August day so all of our pictures were outside. We stopped on the way to our reception on the side of a mountain and Danielle took some perfect pictures of both Tyler and I and the entire wedding party. I also loved that she was open to any ideas that I or anyone in the party had. We had a blast working with her and were laughing the whole time. I could also list about 50 more pictures that are my favorites and I should add that there was not a single picture (out of 900 or so) that I did not like.
I was amazed when I got the pictures and saw some that she took because I never saw her! Everyone else commented on how they didn't even notice her. With posed pictures she was very patient even with uncooperative children and the action shots are my favorite ones! She seemed to always be at the right place at the right time.
I ordered the Gold Package for my wedding which included 250 prints, a large 12x12 photo book for my husband and I, and an 8x8 photo book for each set of parents, plus I received a picture of every picture she took on a disc so I literally had a copy of every picture and was able to get more prints.
We didn't have an engagement session because a friend of the family wanted to do that for us as a gift or else I would have definitely had her do them.
All I can say is that it went so smoothly! We talked about what family pictures were going to be taken weeks in advance so when it came time she was able to just move people in and out after taking a few pictures of each pose. She also took advantage of taking pictures of the guests when we were transitioning between families.
What was your favorite wedding photo? Hard to decide! I guess it would be the groom and I leaning in towards each other (not completely facing each other) and we are giggling/whispering to each other. It was random, but still looked so nice and sweet. She also got a great one of my father (who really doesnt like cameras!). It was a great candid photo, but he had a REAL smile not forced...
How did the wedding photographer avoid disrupting the day? Great with candids? Action shots? Portraits? She was very easy to get along with, and interacted great with all ages to get the photos that I mentioned in previous meetings with her. She got all the posed photos that I wanted and had some ideas of her own that I liked, and she took lots of random ones and some that you would have thought would be a silly picture, but they were just as good as the poses!
What was included in your wedding photo package? Albums? DVDs? Engagement pics? Two photographers? She offered plenty of packages. I just got the basic and it was plenty for me!! You get all the pictures she took on cd's so you can do what you want with them, prints of 200 of them, an account with shutterfly, and a very nice creative album. I'm not sure about the engagement pkg's because I was already engaged for awhile, but I'm sure she offers those too. I just want to add that the prices were all very competitive and you got alot for you money, especially when you compare around and companies want 2 or 3 thousand for a pkg....
How did the photographer make you and family comfortable? Very nice and cheerful, didn't ask for odd hundreds of poses, so noone minded. She didn't make it seem like a chore and noone got tired or annoyed with picture taking.
What was your favorite wedding photo? I had many, but if I have to choose, it would be the closeup of my groom and I out in front of the gazebo at the venue.
How did the wedding photographer avoid disrupting the day? Great with candids? Action shots? Portraits? First of all, she was very helpful to me as I was getting ready for the big moment. Throughout the wedding and reception I barely noticed that she was around. When I saw the pictues, I was like "wow, I don't even remember seeing her to take this pic!!" She was very professional in the posed settings and did not take long at all. Quality was not compromised by our short time table.
What was included in your wedding photo package? Albums? DVDs? Engagement pics? Two photographers? My package came with a very nice ablum with quite a variety of pictures included. I also received a disc with all of the pictures. There were so many great candids and posed pics to choose from. Her prices were very afforable and WELL WORTH EVERY PENNY!!! At the time that I approched Dani, I had already been engaged and was not interested in such session.
How did the photographer make you and family comfortable? Danielle was very friendly and easy going. She was approachable by my guests and was an all around wonderful photographer.
What was your favorite wedding photo? WOW that is hard... I got to choose 200 prints and i had a hard time with that... I can't pick a favorite because they all turned out so great... If i had to pick one... HUMMM I would say it was when i was walking down the aisle and she got the grooms face i look back at that one and fall in love with it because it makes me remember the best part :)
How did the wedding photographer avoid disrupting the day? Great with candids? Action shots? Portraits? I got a lot of comments how people didn't even know she was there so i would say that was a great job... She had a nice variety of pictures and they all are so good from poses to just natural ones... And she even did some goofy photos which we all look back at and laugh and those are some of everyone's favorites.
What was included in your wedding photo package? Albums? DVDs? Engagement pics? Two photographers? with the package i got i got one book and then asked to order a second she was great and said not a problem, i also got five CD's filled with pictures and i got 200 prints plus i asked to have some in black and white and she went above and beyond and said not a problem, she offers a lot of packages and you can add on extras to what you want and the prices are very reasonable pretty much cheep. Also afterwards she created calendars and signs and all sorts of stuff if we wanted to order it... And i take my album and show it to people and they are amazed with 1. how great the pictures are 2. the creative process of the book and 3. how the photographer did it all with out my help. SHE IS AMAZING and she is fun to work with and great
How did the photographer make you and family comfortable? well for starters my sibling hates getting pictures taken and he said that he loved working with her because she wasn't pushy and she was fun and very quick. She got all the pictures i wanted plus more that i never would have thought about. When my mother and i went to meet with her, her personality was glowing this is not a job for her this is her love and her passion which drives her, and it showed in the meeting and throughout the wedding and still to this day when i come across her in the store or something she just remembers the pictures she took and is so out going... She did a wonderful job was great to work with and the entire 250 people at the wedding agree...
What was your favorite wedding photo? My favorite picture was the very last one she snapped. It was taken as we were walking OUT of our reception - with the biggest smiles EVER! (I wonder why? ;)
How did the wedding photographer avoid disrupting the day? Great with candids? Action shots? Portraits? Danielle not only wants to be your photographer, she wants to be your FRIEND. She makes it seem as natural as having your own sister take pictures of you.
There were definitely as many great "candid shots" as there were "posed shots".
What was included in your wedding photo package? Albums? DVDs? Engagement pics? Two photographers? We got a CD of every picture she took - then we could print as we pleased. We got a beautiful photo book - which was included in the package price.
We did not get an engagement session with ours. But I know she has updated her packages, so that may be included now.
How did the photographer make you and family comfortable? Danielle is the photographer EVERY bride dreams of! She knows how to make a simple pose look GREAT. She has a vision of what she wants to do - yet she is open to any ideas YOU may have also!