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Wedding Photography Prices


Since you’re looking at wedding photography prices, chances are very good that you’re wondering, “How much does a wedding photographer cost?”


In a city like Austin, the average price for a wedding photographer can vary wildly. I’ve found that most talented, creative, and artistic wedding photographers tend to fall into the range of $2,500-$5,000 for an 8-hour wedding.


I believe my wedding photography prices are an excellent value for the level of beautiful photography, remarkable customer service, and heirloom-quality albums you receive.


My simple and transparent wedding photography pricing, which you'll find below, makes it easy to create the perfect custom package. You'll also be able to easily compare the cost of my wedding photography with other Austin wedding photographers.




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I charge $350 plus tax per hour of photography.


Typical Saturday weddings need between 6 and 8 hours of photography to capture the entire event. More-involved weddings with multiple locations, many guests (175+), or long receptions may require between 8 and 10 hours to capture the whole day.


Micro weddings and elopements often require much less time, often from 1 to 3 hours. Pricing for smaller weddings and engagements can be found here.


Saturday weddings must be a minimum of 6 hours. However, 4-6 hour weddings may be booked within one month of the wedding date if I still have the date available.


Weddings on major holidays are subject to an additional fee.


Some weddings, especially larger or longer events, would benefit from a second photographer. A second photographer can be added for $100/hour. I'm happy to offer my best recommendation as to whether your event needs one or two photographers.


All wedding photography includes
One photographer
Editing of selected images
Approximately 75 edited images per hour
Full-resolution photos
Two-year image archiving
Online gallery for easy viewing and downloading
Friendly and fast advice
Plus, I'll be wearing awesome socks


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Micro Weddings and Elopements


Micro weddings and elopements, from one-three hours, are $300 plus tax per hour of photography.


I photograph micro weddings and elopements Monday-Friday. I do open up Saturdays and Sundays two weeks from the date if they have not been booked yet, so please contact me if you need a last-minute photographer!

Weddings on major holidays are subject to an additional fee.


All micro wedding/elopement photography includes
One photographer
Editing of selected images
Approximately 75 edited images per hour
Full-resolution photos
Two-year image archiving
Online gallery for easy viewing and ordering
Friendly and fast advice


If you are getting married at Chapel Dulcinea, I have special pricing and tons of information here.


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Engagement/Bridal Sessions

Bridal Session at Laguna Gloria in Austin, Texas

Engagement sessions and bridal sessions are $350 plus tax.


Engagements and bridal sessions are great, low-pressure ways to get comfortable in front of the camera as well as to get some fabulous, frameable photos to show at your wedding and hang in your home.


Engagement and bridals sessions may be purchased separately from wedding photography. Some couples choose to do this if they are visiting Austin for their engagement session but are having their wedding elsewhere. I am always happy to travel for weddings though!


Engagement and bridal sessions include
One photographer
Editing of selected images
Approximately 65-75 edited images
Full-resolution photos
Lifetime image archiving
Online gallery for easy viewing and downloading
Sessions are around 60-90 minutes
Location, wardrobe, and posing advice




Photo Booth Rentals


A photo booth is a great addition to your wedding photography package. Whether you're looking for a way to capture photos of all your guests at their silliest or wanting an interesting, personalized favor for guests to bring home, a photo booth is the right choice.


Photo booth rentals are discounted when included with wedding photography. The discounted photo booth price is $500 plus tax for up to three hours with additional hours at $100/hour.



Photo booth rentals include
Unlimited sessions
Triple 2"x8" strips from each session
Your logo or monogram on each strip
High-quality props
Thumb drive of photos, ready after the event
Photo booth attendant
Booth will be set up before guests begin arriving
Photos posted on Facebook on request



Wedding Albums

Handmade Custom Wedding Albums

There's no better way to remember your special day than an heirloom wedding album. I'll design your gorgeous, handmade album to help you and your family relive all the moments from your wedding for generations to come. My premium, heavy-duty albums ensure that your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren will all be able to see just how amazing your wedding was.


Pages10"x10" Album12"x12" Album
20$700$860
30$840$1010
40$985$1160
50$1130$1310





Parent AlbumsHandmade Leather Parent Wedding Album

There's no better gift for your parents or grandparents (or grown children!) than a matching wedding album. Parent albums are identical to your wedding album in everything but size and price, and your parents—or whomever you give them to—will love them.



Parent albums are a fabulous present for Christmas, Hanukkah, Mother's Day, Father's Day, birthdays, or just to say "thank you."



Pages8"x8" Album
20$260
30$335
40$400
50$475






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