(Closed) How many pictures did you get from your engagement shoot?

posted 6 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: Central Park

Our session was one hour and she sent 69 photos, we loved 32 of them.

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

2 hours shooting, 400 photos taken, 20 get edited and will belong to us.

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee

@BellaDee:  Our shoot was about 2 hours and I believe we got approximately 75ish?

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

@BellaDee:  I can see all 400 of them online (unedited) and I can download them to my computer in full res (she uses SmugMug). 

 

I do know I own the copyrights to the 20 that will be edited.  They will arrive on a disc.

I think I own the copyrights to the others, but really out of 400, there’s only 20-30 that I really like anyway.  Her contract does not go into that kind of detail.

 

I could buy a disc that has all 400 – edited and unedited.  Not sure why I’d do that as I can download them all right now if I wanted.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

Our session was 1 hour and we got about 150 pictures.  Rights to all of them and he edited about 50. 

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Our shoot was about 2 hours long. Our package included full rights to all photos on the DVD. All 1400+ photos. It an entire night to go through them.

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

We shot for 3 hours, received around 1,000 photos and 48 were edited. I am pretty sure she sent us every single picture that was taken, we got a lot of eyes closed, goofy mouthed ones. I’m not sure if we are allowed to edit the additional ones we like that she didn’t edit, we didn’t have a contract or anything.

Post # 12
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

@kmarie719:  We got every photo taken, as well. Some of the goofy ones are my favorite, like this one where we are towards the end of the shoot and getting more direction from the photographer.

Post # 13
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

Our shoot took about 2 hours and we’re getting back 100 retouched/edited photos on DVD with coplyright release as part of our wedding package.  Here’s one of them

 

Post # 14
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Wow, I can’t believe some of you got that many photos from your e-session. 1400 in two hours? I don’t think we’ll even get 1400 on our wedding day!

Our session was almost 3 hours long, and we got ~430 photos, all edited, with print rights up to 8×10″. They’re not all great, but they’re all edited and we got all of them on a custom-designed case and lightscribed DVD.

This is our case–she used it for her product offerings page. No picture of our DVD, but she basically takes one of the photos and lightscribes it with her logo, your names, and I think the date?

Just as a note: you do NOT own the copyright, nor should the photographer be giving you the copyright. You should get print rights (not all photographers allow this), but NEVER the copyright. Copyright vs. print rights.

Post # 15
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

We got over 400 pictures from our engagement shoot which lasted a little over 2 hours.

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@vorpalette Some photographers do sell you the copyright.  I have a letter from my photographer stating that the photos he took no longer belong to him, but belong to my and Darling Husband to do with and reproduce as we wish.  

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