Tony has been a photographer since 2005, while Maria has been doing photography since 2010.
Do you offer videography?
Unfortunately, we don't. We are fully focus in photography. Truth be told, we wouldn't feel right providing a service we simply do not like or have the talent for just to get your business. We rather refer to you videographers that love their craft as much as we love photography.
To us, it's always about the craft and not about the money.
Where are you based?
We live in San Marcos, California in beautiful San Diego County
Do you travel?
Yeah we do!...Sort of.
For weddings and elopements, we do. Plain and simple.
For other shoots, we stick around San Diego County. But we do offer special packages that change every season that take place outside of San Diego County.
How much do you charge for photography?
That depends; prices vary on the occasion. So lets connect and see what you have planned.
How many weddings do you take a year?
We only take 24 weddings, and in other words, two weddings a month. We want to make sure we remain creative and not drained and make sure that our customers get their photos back as quickly as possible.
What is your availability?
We book our months pretty fast since we only take five photoshoots a month. We do this to stay creative and give faster turnaround times for our customers.
How many photos do we get?
We don't like limits so we dont set them. If we have 50 great photos why should I keep them? With the exception of studio portraits, the number varies.
How many hours do your packages provide?
Again, depending on the package we don't set a limit on time. If we are having a blast and creative juice are flowing lets keep going until we blow up or at least until the sun is out.
What is your turnaround time?
Since we have a limited amount of photoshoots, we have to edit. You have to consider that some shoots contain packages that need to be fulfilled and weddings that need to be edited. So we give ourselves some cushion to make sure we are accurate on the turnaround time, three weeks.
Do you give unedited photos?
How dare thee ask thy question?! The answer is no! haha. No artist would ever permit someone else to work on their art pieces, and it's like Picasso letting Monet edit their paintings. This is why it's essential to hire someone who has the style you like to photograph your occasion.
Who chooses the location?
Let us choose the location for you. Location is ultra essential to complete the experience and to put the final touch to your photography. All you have to do is tell us where you live and what kind of environment do you want.
I don't know how to pose. Can you direct me?
We are aware that no one is born a model. So we direct verbally or by example to strike the perfect pose.
How do the payments work?
For small shoots, the payments are 100% at booking. But we offer afterpay, which allows you to make up to 4 payments which is better than the old way of 35% deposit.
For weddings, the payments are 40% at signing, 60% on Sunday before your wedding.
What should I wear?
We got you covered on that end as well. We will direct you to our page dedicated on how to prepare for the shoot.
What if I need to postpone or even cancel?
Unfortunately, you would lose your deposit and would have to pay another deposit to reschedule. However, if you reschedule or cancel because of "acts of God," you don't have to pay another deposit, and you qualify for a refund if you cancel because of "acts of God."
You will also keep your deposit if you postpone for a date on the same month and year as the original date.
What if you don't show up?
In the unlikely case I don't show up, I will offer to reschedule or a full refund.
Do you offer discounts?
We do offer discounts if a previous customer refers you or if you are a returning customer. The discount is 10%.