OUR TRIBE OF FIVE

What I Offer

Ive been shooting for a long time, and I know what I love to shoot. Documentary. Because the best images aren’t forced nor posed.

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Couples

Whether it be photos for your engagements, anniversary, maternity, or just because, I’m all in. I want your session to be an experience, I want to do things outside of the box. I want to not only create some images you can share with your family but some super passionate ones just for your and your significant other. Love, because it can’t be showcased accurately with one posed image after another. I’ll help guide you, but be ready to touch, kiss and be super close.

STARTING AT $300

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ELOPEMENTS

Interested in breaking down the walls of tradition and doing something outside of the box? Hell yeah. Let’s make it about you two, because at the end of the day, that’s what it all about, right? If a church isn’t your thing, no problem. If getting married on a mountain top or in some bar or in a black dress is your thing, girl I’m just as excited as you are. Let’s do the damn thing!

STARTING AT $2000

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WEDDINGS

Documentary photography has taken over the wedding world, and I couldn’t be any more excited. I want to document the passion, love, emotion and connection and I find those moments that make you feel something aren’t staged or posed. If you’re an outside of the box, want to be different type of couple, I’m the girl for you! I shoot what it feels like, not what it looks like.

STARTING AT $3000

WHAT YOU SHOULD EXPECT

I think it’s important to make sure you know what you’re getting into and if we are a good fit for each other.

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I do things a bit different

Although I can take beautiful images of you in front of a gorgeous sunset or pose your wedding party just perfectly like a damn rockstar, it’s just not my jam.

Staged photos, awkward smiles and stiff poses aren’t my thing and never have been. I’m not going to make you stand just so or constantly making sure your wedding dress lays perfectly flat or yelling at you to put your chin up or down, turn right or left. I shoot for a feeling and a mood, and you just can’t capture that in a formal shot. Plus, do you really want your photos looking like every other wedding shoot out there? Hell no.

Photographing weddings means way more than that to me.

I don’t want to be just another vendor, I want to be friends. I care about my couples so very much and I want to be more than just your wedding photographer. My style is heavily focused on real moments, documenting your day exactly as it plays out. Nothing staged, nothing forced, no light set up, no awkward smiles are weird poses. It’s the real good stuff. I of course can help guide you and get you started but I truly want you to be yourselves. After all, its YOUR wedding day and we are focusing on your love together, not someone else’s love you saw in a Pinterest image.

Couples sessions are a bit outside of the box, okay, all the way outside the box by a few yards.

How often do you get to have your pictures taken where you can really show the passion and love between the two of you? Yeah, not often. My couples sessions are all about a feeling and I need you to bring your ‘A’ game. They’ll be touching and kissing and passion and spark and emotion and mood. Don’t worry, I’ll photograph some “cute” ones for your grandma and mama, but couples sessions are about the two of you and your undeniable love.

I shoot with a documentary approach.

Great Caryn, but what the hell does that mean? Let me tell you. I don’t come with a light set up or an assistant to hold up a reflector. I don’t have props like cute chairs or ladders to sit you on. In the 10 years I’ve been in business, 90% of the images people loved were the ones not staged. If you’re looking for me to pose you, one shot after another or make sure each strand of hair is in the perfect spot, I’m not the photographer for you.

 If you’re just wanting a photographer to show up and get the typical, posed, SMILING WEDDING shots, I might not be the best fit FOR YOU. If you’re shopping around just trying to find the cheapest deal, trust me, I’m DEFINITELY not that. And that’s okay, because YOU DESERVE TO HAVE A PHOTOGRAPHER WHO WILL MEET ALL OF YOUR WANTS AND NEEDS.

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FAQ

How many photo’s do you include?
Each package and each wedding is so different. I don’t give a set amount or set a cutoff and make you purchase additional images like some photographers. I promise to get you more than enough images to document this beautiful time in your life.

What is your turnaround time?
For couples sessions around 3 weeks. For weddings, 3-5 weeks.

Can you photoshop us?
I am a part of the body positive movement. While I most definitely remove blemishes or anything that would not normally be there, I do not make you skinnier or your hair a different color.

What if we need to cancel or reschedule our shoot or wedding date?
If you’ve already put a retainer down on a date then have to move/cancel it, the retainer is legally non-refundable and a new retainer will have to be made in order to hold your new date. I apologize for the inconvenience but your retainer holds a date and if you cancel or reschedule, it is in turn taking up a former date that we otherwise could have filled.

What happens if you can’t make it to our wedding?
Heaven forbids this happens, it would only happen if it were out of my control (act of god, illness, death, etc) but I would do my best to help find a replacement photographer to take my place that I trust with a similar style, although I’m not legally held to do so. If I can’t make it to your wedding your money will be refunded.

How do payments work?
I require 30% non refundable retainer to secure your spot on my calendar, and the remaining 70% is due 2 months in advance for weddings, 1 month in advance for shoots. You can split these payments (up to 3 payments) if you’d like to help make it more affordable. Let me know if you need to make payments.

 Are you a rule breaker? Do you like to do things outside of the box? Do you like to break a few traditions and try something new? After all, your day is a representation of you and not all those who came before. if you want to have photographs that make you feel something and carry just as much punch as the day you first laid eyes on them, then lets chat!