How long did it take for your pro pics to arrive?

posted 2 years ago in Photos/Videos
  • poll: How long did your professional photos take?
    Under 1 month : (4 votes)
    21 %
    Between 1-2 months : (6 votes)
    32 %
    Between 2-3 months : (4 votes)
    21 %
    3 Months + : (4 votes)
    21 %
    Not married yet but my photographer said it would be less than 3 months : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Not married yet and it WILL take longer than 3 months : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
    Member
    201 posts
    Helper bee

    Got married in August and still haven’t heard a single thing =(

    Post # 3
    Hostess
    9831 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    mscuppycake:  we were super lucky, we were at the beginning of wedding season (may 17) and our photographer told us 4-6 weeks (or maybe it was 6-8 I don’t remember) either way, we had our pictures by the last week of June.  When we booked she said if we were later in the season it would be an additional 2 weeks

    She has since changed her timelines, I think she realized she was over promising and making a lot of stress for herself.  

    3 months seems to be pretty normal from what I’ve heard.

    Post # 4
    Member
    720 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    mscuppycake:  I’m getting my photos back on Tuesday and it will be 8 weeks, 3 days. Its been a rough wait to get em back. Thankfully I have 2 jobs and lots going on to keep my mind occupied and not focused on getting them back. In my area its normally for 6-8 weeks but our contract says up to 3 months (12 weeks). It really depends on what season your wedding is in and how many weddings/engagement/ family photos etc the photographers have to edit. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    137 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    We were told 6 weeks, but actually got them back in almost exactly a month! I was so anxious to get them back but I loved them!

    Post # 6
    Member
    4926 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    mscuppycake:  We had ours the day we got back from our honeymoon, so about 9 days after the wedding 🙂 

    Post # 7
    Member
    564 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I think it took 6 days:) 

    Post # 8
    Member
    4035 posts
    Honey bee

    MsGinkgo:  5 days, got really lucky. Our photog twisted her ankle (unfortunate) the day after our wedding, but whlie on bed rest she felt compelled to edit our photos. 

    Post # 9
    Member
    6525 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    mscuppycake:  sneak peaks @ 3 weeks and i had all pro pix @6 weeks. And it was definitely worth it.

    my video was a little longer but thats bc we went back and forth on editing. 

    Post # 10
    Member
    2428 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    We got nearly 600 photos just shy of 2 months after. They also did video for us. Their contract stated 3-4 months so I was really happy!

    Post # 11
    Member
    104 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    Just got ours today! Wedding was 8/16, so almost 3 months.

    Post # 12
    Member
    96 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    We were told 3 months as our photographer said they end take over 10,000 photos that they have to filter through (we ended up with just over 1000?). While it is a long time, we also figured that we’d have photos from family and friends that we’d end up seeing to keep us happy until we received the professional ones.

    In the end, we were really lucky and really happy to receive ours in just under 3 weeks?? I don’t know how but they were amazing! Our wedding was 30 November, and we got them before Christmas! So was like an early awesome Christmas present 🙂

    I don’t know how they did it because our package included so much stuff and I know they were shooting another wedding the next day in a different city

    Post # 13
    Member
    3740 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    mscuppycake:   I was married Sunday June 8 and had all the photos (online gallery of 736 images) on Tuesday June 17th.   

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