frequently asked questions
Pricing & Booking
How many hours of coverage do we need?
From experience, 8-10 hours of coverage is the perfect amount for most weddings. It can depend on the locations & logistics of your day, but eight hours usually allows me time to capture everything from getting ready through part of your reception, and all the little moments in between. You may be interested in ten hours if you'd like additional coverage or in most cases, your grand exit captured. I'm more than happy to chat through the options for your specific wedding day and help recommend a package that fits exactly what you are looking for!
What if we're super awkward in front of the camera?!
Don't worry! Honestly, I hear this from a lot of couples in the beginning. Chances are this is your first time having professional photos taken together so I totally get it. My style of photography is laid back and fun. We'll chat, walk around, and just have a good time while we take photos -- after a few minutes of my direction I promise you'll relax and feel like pros!
Should we do an engagement session?
I always vote YES to this question! :) It’s the perfect chance for us to get to know each other, practice being in front of the camera before the wedding AND you get some super cute pics with your new fiancé. When your wedding day rolls around you’ll know exactly what to expect and be totally comfortable in front of the camera.
Do we need to plan a photo timeline for the wedding?
I'm here every step of the way, and love working with my couples to create the perfect photo timeline that allows enough time & best lighting to capture everything they are hoping for (and more!). About two months prior to your wedding I’ll send out a little questionnaire that will allow me to draft up your customized photo timeline and prepare for the wedding day in general. If you have a planner, I’ll coordinate with them as well to make sure we’re all on the same page.
Where are you located?
I'm based out of the sunshine state and am happy to call Tampa, Florida home!
Will you travel for our wedding or engagement session?
I love working in new places! I am happily available for weddings & engagements worldwide and would love to chat more details with you.
What are your rates?
Wedding coverage begins at $3200 for 8 hours. I realize every wedding & budget is unique and am happy to create customized collections upon request if you don't see exactly what you are looking for. Fill out the contact form to send me an email for a full pricing brochure!
We'd love to book you! What are the next steps?
After you've chosen which collection you'd like to book, a $1000 non-refundable retainer + a signed contract is all I need to reserve your date. Once I have received these two things you’re wedding is officially booked and on my calendar!
What forms of payment do you accept?
Payments can be made via check, cash, or credit card.
How do we receive our photos and what'e the turnaround time?
I know how excited you are to see your photos and I literally can't wait to share everything with you! I take great care to process images and deliver wedding galleries approximately 6-8 weeks after your wedding day. Engagement & lifetsyle sessions are delivered approximately 2-3 weeks after your session. You'll receive a link to your online gallery where you'll be able to download the high res files straight to your computer and share with family & friends.
Do you offer albums?
Yes! I like to think of your album as your first family heirloom; a book full of photos narrating your incredible love story that can be passed down and treasured for generations. All albums are artistically designed and feature thick flush mount pages with your favorite photos printed on premium archival photo paper. The perfect way to preserve the memories of your sweet day!
How many photos will we get?
I typically estimate between 500-800 photos for a full day of coverage. It can vary depending on the logistics of your day -- like how big your bridal party is, the timeline, your details, how much dancing there is at your reception, etc. Engagement sessions include approximately 50 photos.
Do you offer prints?
You'll have the option to order professional prints directly from your gallery. The quality of paper and printing is just so darn pretty compared to places like Walgreens or Costco, and they'll definitely stand the test of time.
laura lei & matt
"Renee did an incredible job on our engagement and wedding photos! She was fun, made us feel comfortable the whole time, and her photos were amazing! We loved getting to work with her, and if anyone had any doubt of choosing her as their photographer, be incredibly confident you will not be disappointed."
giuliana & dillon
"From the very beginning, Renee was so professional, prompt to respond, beyond organized, and extremely kind. She really takes the time to get to the know the bride and groom and what the vision is for the wedding. My husband and I are camera shy and not so good and "posing," but Renee made it feel so natural and fun. Looking at the photos brings so many emotions and takes us back to our special day. The photos are so clear, crisp, and dreamy. Her style is exactly what I wanted, and in hand they are better than we imagined. I tell everyone about Renee and would chose her over and over again. She became a part of our lives over the past year and we are so grateful we found her. If you found Renee, don't even bother to keep looking for a photographer, BOOK HER! You will NOT regret it. One of the best decisions I made for our wedding. We love you Renee :)"
sarah & matt
I can not say enough positive things about my experience with Renee Nicole Photography… I'll start with the obvious - YOU SHOULD BOOK THIS PHOTOGRAPHER!!!! Picking the perfect person to shoot our wedding was probably our hardest part; after all, this is someone who will literally be up in your face during the most important moments of your life, capturing memories of you and your friends, and the moments when you and your groom/wife first see each other! We were very picky, and I honestly could not have been more blown away, not just by the quality of the photos but the great service we received. Our first impression with Renee was amazing, she got to the venue a little early to get familiarized, and is basically the nicest person you could possibly meet. She was so down to earth and great to hang out with while we were getting ready, and completely captured the vision of what I wanted from my wedding photos - FUN, candid, happy, and relaxed.
aimee & eric
Renee has an awareness of capturing images you didn’t even realize you wanted. She knows what mood she is trying to achieve with each set of pictures and the final result is absolutely stunning to look at from start to finish. She loves the use of natural lighting and edits the photos tastefully as appose to it appearing too over processed with tacky filters. As my cousin kindly complimented, “It’s like straight out of a wedding magazine! Upon seeing our online album, it finally hit me just how fortunate we were having Renee as our photographer. If we wanted the same old, worn out wedding shots, then we could’ve hired any other photographer. But Renee is special. Overall, her vision did not leave us disappointed on what I believe to be the most important wedding investment you could possibly make!