(Closed) professional wedding photos?

posted 9 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
416 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

We were told in our initial meeting that we would receive “teasers” 7-14 days after our wedding, and would receive our photos 1-2 months after the event. I don’t think there is anything wrong with following up in the next week or so, and maybe even asking for a date that you could expect them by? 

Post # 4
5636 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

We got  coouple of teasers back within a week and didn’t get all of them back until 8 weeks. We waited 3 months on our wedding video…..I feel ya…….waiting was painful!

Post # 5
1837 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

@dabellabell:  2 months is average. Generally it’s 1-3 months. It also depends on if you hired a pro or someone who does photography on the side, etc.

Post # 6
8 posts
  • Wedding: July 2011

We got ours fast – less than a month- but there was virtually no color correction done on them.  (I would have rather waited a few months and received color-corrected and cropped pictures.)

Post # 7
1036 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

We were told within 6 weeks. We got them on a digital site (that was view-only, so we couldn’t take them and post anywhere else) literally the day before the 6 weeks was up. About a week later we received a flash drive with everything on it.

Post # 8
219 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Our photog says “teasers” 1-2 weeks after the event, perhaps 1-3 photos the next day, but then 1-2 months after the wedding we’d start to get our professional pictures in. However, our engagement pictures were suppose to be 2-3 weeks, and we got them in a little less than 2 weeks (like 1 week 5 days). Waiting is going to be the pits.

Post # 9
1767 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Ours took about 90 days to get back. We got them right before Christmas. 

Post # 10
128 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

It should say in your contract, but most photographers give themselves 90 days to turn around.  Depending on their season (and line of work-if they do Senior photos) they could be swamped right now…

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