THE CONNECTION

 
sunshine-coast-australia-queensland-engagement0187_BLOG.jpg

I've found that the more time I spend with my couples in preparation for their wedding, the better the outcome. Over your wedding planning process, we are constantly in touch - I serve as your personal styling and timeline consultant, brainstorm ideas with you, am always available for a phone call or random hang-out, and I walk through your venue with you at least once. We get to know each other as people not as vendor and client. 

We will get to know each other well, because I've learned that taking real photos of people in love requires an intimacy that can only be forged by spending quality time together. I never want to be a stranger that shows up on your wedding day, pretends they know you, and asks you to tenderly kiss on camera. My top priority is your comfort. You aren't all lovey-dovey in front of a camera all the time, and I'm going to force you to be, but I know that showing up as a trusted friend will help you open up and feel way more confident.

Finding the right photographer for you is just as important as finding the right couple for me. Therefore, it's extremely important that we connect on an artistic level as well as personal level. Beautiful and authentic imagery is one of the top priorities of the couples I work with, and their adventurous spirit embraces the spontaneousness of the day. They are excited to get married for the marriage, not to re-create a wedding they saw on Pinterest. 

I love creating a bespoke experience for you because I get inspired by your energy, your romance, your vision, and who you are as human beings. Whether you're getting married on a cliffside, a backyard, or a manor house - I am there to capture your story in the most epic and honest way where you see your truest selves in the photos.

 

scroll for more information


INVESTMENT

 
 

A typical couple will spend an average of
$3500 - $5000 on their photography services.


weddingdetails.jpg
 

Q&A

 

HOW & WHEN DO WE BOOK YOU?

First fill out the contact form with as much detail as you can about you and your wedding. We'll schedule a time to talk in person or via video chat and make sure we're a good fit (basically, we that we vibe as humans and share a love of creating awesome photos). I require a signed contract and 30% retainer to secure your date. 

I book weddings about 9 months to 1 year out before my schedule starts getting crowded. Portrait and Engagement sessions are best booked about 2-3 months beforehand.

All bookings are first come first served. I only shoot one wedding per weekend (Fridays - Sundays) to best serve my couples. All portrait and engagement sessions take place Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. I offer a reduced price for weekday weddings and elopements.

 

I'M OVERWHELMED WITH PLANNING &

MAY NEED SOME GUIDANCE... 

You only get married once, but your photographer shoots a wedding every other week. I believe it's the responsibility of a good wedding photographer to educate their couples on everything they need to know about their photography coverage in order to create great art. I focus on helping you style your wedding to fit your personality and budget to make sure your photos look awesome. 

There are tons of things I help you with on the planning front to make sure your photos are beautiful: I time out your day based on the best light and how long we need to capture all of the photos you want. I help you select your outfits for your engagement session and find a great location tailored to your aesthetic that we get to explore together. I am your personal stylist and timeline creator. I work with you to create a mood boards to give to all your vendors and to keep your focus, and I consult with my couples on design elements such as flowers, invitations, and lighting at their venue walk-through. We even do a little warm-up session the day before the wedding to get you all camera-comfy again! I'm always happy to be as involved as you'd like in helping plan and style your wedding.

 

I'M SO NERVOUS IN FRONT OF A CAMERA.

Um, PREACH. I feel so awkward every time I step on the other side of the camera. Look, there's absolutely no pressure. I help center your focus on your love and why we're there capturing it. We have fun, explore around, and naturally work together to capture real moments. By the time we really get into the session, you'll forget about the camera and wonder why you were so nervous in the first place.

 

CAN MY PARENTS HAVE A COPY OF THE PHOTOS?

Every single person that wants your wedding photos can download the files for FREE via your super pretty online gallery, you just have to send them the link. It's also super easy for them to order professional, high-quality prints directly from your gallery site. It looks like this:

 

BICOASTAL WEDDING + LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHER

BASED IN SAN FRANCISCO & WASHINGTON DC

© VICTORIA HEER | 2016 

LOGO & WATERCOLOR BY SAGE PAPER CO.