I currently live with my husband in Oahu, Hawaii! All of my Hawaii wedding & elopement collections serve all of the Hawaiian islands. And HECK yes I absolutely do non-Hawaii weddings! I’m a born traveler at heart, am TSA Pre-checked, and can navigate airports like a pro. If you’re inquiring for a Mainland USA or International wedding and are wondering if I’m up for traveling to you, the answer will always be YES.
For couple sessions I I deliver a minimum of 75 high res edited jpeg files, for a 4 hour simple elopement at least 300 files, for a 6 hour intimate wedding at least 500 files, and for an 8 hour full wedding at least 600 files. I don't put a cap on maximum. I don't like to do this because every session and wedding is different. I promise I won't leave anything out, and you'll get the best of the best of what I shot!
No I won’t. My editing is a HUGE part of my art. It’s half of the end result I deliver, and giving out my unedited raws is like a chef giving out uncooked ingredients to her customers. No one wants raw chicken. ;) I promise I’ll deliver all the photos you’ll want, and if for some reason you think I missed something just ask! For me it’s all about building trust between us. If you trust me to make magic for you, don’t ask for RAWS.
I require a 30% non-refundable retainer at the time of booking and signing the contract. The remainder is due on the day of your wedding or elopement. I accept payment through Honeybook or Paypal.
For this to even be an issue, I would have to be either in the hospital or having a family emergency/death. I value my couples and their big day so much, and heaven forbid if something out of my control came up that prevented me from being at your wedding, I will personally find you a replacement day of photographer whom I completely trust and whose work you love.
If you’ve already booked your date with me, and for some reason have to cancel or reschedule your wedding/shoot, the retainer fee is non-refundable. In order to book your new date, a new retainer will need to be paid. Please understand I’m not trying to steal your money. I do this because once your date is in my calendar, I’m counting on that money to help pay my bills that month. I’ve also most likely rejected other sessions for that same date.
Depending on the forecast, I will probably suggest we embrace it. I understand most of my couples are visiting Hawaii on vacation, or I’m traveling to them so rescheduling is often not an option. Hawaii’s weather changes on a dime anyway. If it’s raining one moment, chances are it will only last 5 more minutes before sunshine. Another reason I suggest sticking out crazy weather is because it makes for absolutely beautiful photos. Since I love capturing feeling and emotion over everything, crazy weather like wind and rain has a way of enhancing that emotion in a way that’s breathtaking to photograph! Plus, isn’t it the best thing in the world to dance and make out in the rain!? I thought so. ;)
Nope. My entire heart with my photography is to capture my couples as authentic and real as possible. I'm not about making people look unrealistic, fake, and barbie doll-like. If that's what you're wanting I'm probably not the best photographer for you. I want to capture the REAL stuff, the nitty gritty, the messy, the imperfect. Because THOSE are the moments I think you're going to want to remember in 20 years. That said, if there's a scar or a pimple (something that is temporary and would go away in 2 weeks) I am happy to brush it out of the photos.
I gotchu. Once you book with me I have an outfit guide I send out to all my couples that walks you through literally ANY outfit question you may have!
Nope. Over the years I've honed in on the type of photography I'm truly best at and what fires me up the most - couples. I love photographing love, and by narrowing in on just photographing couples I'm able to serve them best without spreading myself too thin in different avenues of photography.
Nope. It isn't fair to all my other fully paying clients to hand out discounts.
It's an education company I founded with my photography bff Evie Rupp. We teach in person workshops for photographers, offer a photography and business online course, and SO much more. If you're a photographer or creative business owner you can check out all the goods HERE.
Yep! Sure do! Though I'm very particular about who I work with because I want to make sure every company I work with is a natural & organic fit with my brand. For more information on partnering with me you can head on over to my media kit right HERE.
Yes! All of my Travel Collections include ALL travel expenses associated. I do this to make it super easy for you. I’ve been a bride before, and so I know how crazy ridiculous planning can get. Travel is all encompassing in those collections, that way you don’t have to worry about hidden fees or planning and booking all my travel expenses. No matter where in the world your wedding takes place, once you book with me, you can leave it all to me to show up ready to rock on your big day!
For stateside weddings I always leave one full day in advance to counteract any delayed flights. For international weddings, I leave 3 full days in advance. This way, even if there are delays I’ll always make it to your wedding by the night before.
For my Travel Collections that include travel to the mainland, here is what I’m accounting for: a roundtrip plane ticket from Honolulu, HI to your wedding or elopement destination, a rental car, 2 nights in a hotel and food per diem. If you are inquiring for an international wedding or elopement, I will give you a custom travel quote. For international travel the expense will be the same, but 5 nights in a hotel instead of 2.
Another reason I schedule my flights early: to scout! I definitely try and scout out gorgeous locations in your wedding/elopement area beforehand. If for some reason I’m not able to do that, I will ask fellow photographers or creative locals for recommendations!
This is the only travel expense I will allow my couples to book for me, if they choose. As long as the place isn’t nasty or sketchy, you are more than welcome to book my stay for me!
YES! You can see my current travel schedule right HERE. Depending on if your wedding happens to line up with my existing travel schedule, we can potentially waive some of the travel fees or create a custom travel quote just for you!
Lindsey knows how to capture art worthy shots. On vacation to Hawaii we decided to have our portraits captured, & Lindsey was helpful every step of the way making us both feel comfortable and relaxed. Like most guys, my husband is disinterested when it comes to photos, but this time was completely different! Not only did we have fun running around & being silly, but we both were equally obsessed with the results. The difference in Lindsey's approach, is that she takes the time to really get to know her couples & capture them naturally. We BOTH felt confident & comfortable being ourselves, & it resulted in gorgeous images that truly reflect our personalities individually & as a couple. Lindsey is worth every penny and more! We'll cherish these photos for a lifetime. Do yourself a favor & contact Lindsey to get your pics taken, you won't regret it!