(Closed) How many engagement photos?

posted 9 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Our session was about 2.5 hours — between two shooters, we got about 600 pictures, but after weeding out the ones where one or both of us is making an unfortunate/unflattering face, we had about 150 great ones left!

Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

We had one photographer and two locations.  All total we spent about 2 hours and got a disc of about 200 photos.  She took more than 400 but she weeded the good ones out for us.

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2009

My session was an hour long with one shooter. We got I think about 100 and 20 of them were awesome

Post # 6
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

We are getting our pictures taken in May and we get a 30 minute session which is free.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2009

In about a 30-40 minute session, we had over 300 pictures (keep in mind, there were several shots of the same poses, to ensure our eyes were open, etc). After the edits and everything, about 40 were "frame worthy."

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Ours was 2-3 hours, and we got like 600 pics back, she took 1400 though. I love love love them!!

 

Post # 9
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Newbee

This totally depends on your photographer. You have to talk to them ahead of time so you know what you are getting.

I usually shoot 30 to 45 min, sometimes longer and give them about a dozen great shots. This varies a lot from photographer to photographer. I shoot many more photos than the dozen I chose as final proofs but, I only select the best from the bunch to present.

It’s more of a portrait session with me. Why would you want 300 portraits? In my mind the goal is to have some nice prints you can frame for the reception & use on thank you cards etc.

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