- 6 years ago
- Wedding: June 2013
My wedding is next year and I have had my photographer since the day I got engaged. My photographer is my flower girls mother. She just recently went big time in the photo business and my FI’s mother watches her daughter almost every weekend and picks her up from school sometimes when she needs it. She told us that since his mother watches her so much that she would do our photos for free and we would just have to buy whatever we want out of them.
Well that is all great and the sweetest thing ever BUT I have contacted her several times to talk about our engagement pictures which we have yet to take them since we have been engaged for 2 1/2 years. I found the save the date cards we want but I want to use one of our engagement pictures as the pic on the Save-The-Date Cards. I told her that I wanted to also take them before our dog went off to training as we would like some with her in them but we sent her off last Saturday and still haven’t heard anything back from her. I understand she is very busy and everything but everytime I see her (which we go to the same church also so it’s like every week) she says I haven’t forgotten about you girl. I appreciate her not making us pay for her services but I would also like to get treated as a “customer” we did not ask for it for free and we have already discussed giving her something because her offer was to generous.
I don’t know how to go about this situation because I feel like if I ask her one more time about our pictures or a date to do them on I will be gettting on her nerves since she does say ” I haven’t forgotten about you” but on her facebook account for her business she is giving out dates for “paying” customers almost daily. When she does do pictures it takes a while for them to get edited and all that stuff because it is JUST her doing them and save the dates are supposed to go out 6-8 months prior to the wedding date. I am just freaking out over time and don’t want to be rushed when it comes down to the wire. What would you do?