Investment

 

A Catholic Wedding Photographer is a worthy investment because you invest in someone who will be familiar with the rituals and customs involved in a Catholic wedding ceremony. This ensures they capture important moments and details specific to Catholic weddings, who knows a wedding is not just a social event but a sacred sacrament for the couple and their families.

A photographer who shares the couple's faith or is well-versed in Catholic traditions will approach the event with the necessary reverence and joy.

As a Catholic Wedding Photographer, I will have the sensitivity and intuition to capture moments prayer, reflection, and spiritual connection authentically, creating images that reflect the couple's spiritual journey and the sanctity of their union. I have experience working in dark churches, knowing how to navigate the space effectively and make the most of available light to create stunning images. And much like our faith, Catholic weddings are rich in symbolism and as such, I understand the significance of these symbols and incorporate them creatively into their photography, adding depth and meaning to the images.

Investing in a Catholic wedding photographer ensures that the couple's special day is documented in a way that honors their faith, captures the beauty of their ceremony, and preserves the spiritual significance of their union for generations to come.

Weddings

Every wedding package includes the engagement session, film wedding photography as well as digital and an adventurous and experienced Catholic Wedding Photographer who will do everything I am capable of doing to help make your wedding dreams come to life!

Start at $1200

Engagements

I understand, sometimes your wedding photographer cannot make it or does not have the ability to offer you your dream engagement session! But, you should never fear, because we can still make your dreams a reality!

Start at $300

Portrait Session

Whether you want updated family portraits, high school senior session or just updating your own personal or professional portraits in a branding or modeling session, these packages have so much to offer for whatever season of life you are in.

Starts at $250

Process

 

You have looked the portfolio and the investment, but you still have questions. What can I expect? What is your process? Though a lot of these questions will be answered during step two, it is good to understand what to expect.

Step One - Meet Cute

 

Whether introduced to my work by friends, family or social media... like all beautiful friendships we have to start somewhere. But you first fill out the inquiry form and schedule a call with me! You can inquire HERE!

Step Two - Coffee (or Tea) Date

 

Let me treat you and your fiancé to your favorite beverage while we talk love story... past, present and future! This is where I go over the process in depth and answer any questions you may have! Virtual meeting option is also available! So don't let distance deter you!

Step Three - Adventure Planning

 

This step begins once booking is completed and the deposit is received... and is completed on your big day! While it is the longest step, it is one of the most important steps. This is where the work is done to bring your wedding visions come to life! This is where we schedule your engagement photos and create the plan to make sure that your wedding day story is told authentically.

 

Step Four - More Than You Can Imagine...

 

We did the work, the big day has come, let the adventure begin!

Step Five- Ever After

 

Phew... you did it! As you begin your new lives, the work begins for me. Editing, printing and sharing photos with you! But all you need to do at this stage is settle into married life!

FAQ

How much do you charge for travel?

I love to travel... and the joy of being single right now is that I am able to accommodate that desire more.
But it does create an expense and that is the reality of wanting beautiful photos that honor your faith and capture your joy!
The pricing above reflects Northeast Ohio area only. For those within a drivable distance beyond that, I do request that my fuel costs are covered. I do also request that my hotel fees are covered.
If the distance requires me to fly, I would ask that tickets, rental car and costs and hotel are covered in addition to my fee as well.

Do you include prints?

If prints are listed above, they are included. But if you would like additional prints, you can order them for an additional fee.
You can request prints using the gallery feature on the Clients page.

When will we get our photos?

If a portrait session, turnaround is 2 weeks.
If a full wedding gallery, the turnaround is 6 weeks.

Michael & Maria

 

jemily couple 2018

 

"Joanie is a joy to work with and an excellent photographer! She has taken our engagement photos and wedding photos and family portraits. With each experience, Joanie brings both a high degree of quality and professionalism, as well as an air of spontaneity and fun that really brings her work to life. We've made many precious keepsakes with her pictures so far and we look forward to working with Joanie for many future occasions!"