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You selected your bridesmaids intentionally, yet effortlessly – each woman was chosen because they're your rock, your support, your cheerleader, and now... your trusted friend to stand by your side as you say "I do."

Why shouldn't your wedding photographer meet those same standards?

If your unique love story is meant to be captured authentically and day one of your legacy is to be documented with the care it deserves, then you need a photographer you can trust, know, and connect with on a personal level. Resonating yet?

choosing your wedding photographer should be as easy as selecting your bridesmaids

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After you inquire with me, you'll get a personal note back asking for a time to meet with you, face-to-face. If local, I'd love to treat you to afternoon coffee or a brunch bellini. But virtual meet-ups are good too – just let me know where I can send the Starbucks giftcard. *wink*

first dates

The Wedding Process

Once you've decided I'm just the girl for you, pour the champagne – we're "official" at last! I'll send over a few goodies to help you prepare for your dream day. From timeline planning to engagement style guides – I'm so honored to serve you and support you every step of the way!

officially ''official''

The Wedding Process

Your engagement session is a complementary experience to help us acquaint ourselves even further and get familiar with posing and my shooting style. I recommend scheduling your session on a date three-four months prior to your wedding.

engagement

The Wedding Process

I love scheduling a check-in call about two-three months before the wedding. During this hour, we'll go over final details, timelines, family formal lists, and more. It's a great way to sync up on all the important planning and spend time together once more before your dream day.

wedding prep

The Wedding Process

The waiting is finally over – you're about to become Mr. & Mrs.! Get ready to cherish every precious memory and embrace all the happy tears. And after the ceremony, it's party time! See you on the dance floor!

the big day

The Wedding Process

Don't be sad when we part ways on your wedding night – there are great things coming! Wedding gallery delivery day is my second favorite day of the entire experience. You can expect your gallery within weeks of saying "I do," just in time to relive every blissful memory all over again.

signed, sealed, delivered!

The Wedding Process

cate & rocco

Emily did the most amazing job for our engagement photos and wedding. Having someone who was as excited for the big day as us and focused on the shots we wanted was amazing. Emily cares deeply about her couples and made sure we were comfortable and hade fun the whole time. 10/10 would recommend to anyone!

' '. . . 10/10 would recommend to anyone! ' '

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waynesboro golf & country club

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kristen & brad

From our very first meeting, Emily made us feel more like friends than clients. She is kind and friendly, and her passion and enthusiasm for photography and capturing the beauty of marriage are evident in every interaction. On our wedding day, it honestly felt like I had another friend in the room who just so happened to be in charge of taking all the pictures, too. As for the pictures, we could not have asked for better! They are absolutely beautiful and perfectly captured all of the precious moments and details from our special day. 

' ' On our wedding day, it honestly felt like I had another friend in the room . . . ' ' 

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sarah & john

When my fiance' and I were looking for a photographer for our wedding, we came upon Emily and we were instantly impressed. We met with her over Zoom and we were sold. We first did our engagement photos with her and LOVED all of them. She made us feel so comfortable posing for the camera when neither of us were at all. She was and is, sweet and personable but even more importantly, fantastically talented. These feelings continued right through the last shot at our wedding and then will forever continue as we look at our beautiful photos of our sacred day. My husband and I couldn't be happier with how the photos turned out and how the day went in general. We feel so lucky to have gotten to know Emily and work with her through our journey.

' ' Wow and amazing are two of many words we would use to describe Emily and our time working with her.' '

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The ENP Couple will invest an average $4800. 

My all-inclusive package is built to give each couple the individualized attention to detail that their dream wedding day deserves. You'll notice my single-option service gives you and your fiancé an easy-to-understand, easy-to-decide collection of offerings to get the most luxurious experience for your investment.

For more details on the ENP Wedding Experience and to find out more about your investment,  inquire with me below. 

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READY FOR MORE?

I love traveling for weddings & experiencing more venues across the United States! Your wedding becomes a destination wedding when travel exceeds a 2 hour drive from my home in Alexandria, VA, or when airplane/train travel is necessary. For more details on travel, see my ENP Destination Experience page!

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When do you require extra travel accommodations? (lodging, travel, food, etc.)

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I typically add travel fees on to any wedding outside of a 60 mile radius from my home in Alexandria, Virginia. Fees vary depending on location so ask me for more details regarding your venue.

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WHEN DO YOU CHARGE TRAVEL FEES?

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Galleries typically include anywhere between 700 and 900 photos. The exact amount varies from wedding to wedding. Your online gallery will include hand-selected, fully edited, high resolution images you can print anywhere. You’re also welcome to share your wedding photos on social media, but I ask all my couples to share the love and credit me with a link to my social handle and/or website.

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HOW MANY PHOTOS ARE TYPICALLY INCLUDED AND CAN WE PRINT THE PHOTOS OURSELVES?

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Amazing! I can't wait to serve you. Inquire with me today to let me know you're ready to book. To reserve your wedding date, I'll need a completed contract and a $1,000 non-refundable retainer. The remaining balance will be due 30 days before the wedding.

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WE LOVE YOUR WORK AND We know you're our perfect fit for photographer! WHAT’S THE NEXT STEP?

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FAQ

I hate hidden fees as much as the next girl. That's why I am careful to be upfront and transparent about my collection and the investment you can expect to make. Aside from travel, the only other costs you can expect to come out of working with me are sales tax and whatever your caterer charges you to feed me and my second shooter at the reception :) 

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do you charge any other fees aside from travel?

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Absolutely! I have a vast network of friends in the industry, comprised of experienced photographers I love to work with! You will get assigned a second shooter from my network based on availability and personality matching to ensure you have one you'll love just as much as you hopefully love me.

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do you bring a second shooter to all your weddings?

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Didn't get your question answered here? E-mail me directly! I would love to chat specifics. 

contact me at emily@emnicolephotography.com

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