Welcome to The Hampton Roads Wedding Guide Newsletter where you can plan the wedding of your dreams from start to finish. From inspiration to checklists and planning articles, to the best wedding professionals in Hampton Roads, it's all here!

June 2017 Newsletter
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Eleise Theuer Photography
Hampton Roads Wedding Photographers
Hampton Roads is home to some of the best photographers on the East Coast and some of the best in the country! We are so lucky to have such a diverse group of creatives to choose from for our weddings and events. We have had the opportunity to work with these incredible vendors:

 
757 Studios Custom Photography David Schwartz Photography
Fantastic Wedding Photographers
Questions to Ask Your Photographer

When interviewing a potential photographer, there are certain questions you want to make sure you ask. First, what is the price and what does that include? In the next section of this newsletter we will outline the different services and packages that most wedding photographers have. 

The Knot has a great list of Questions to Ask Photographers Before You Book. One of the questions we particularly love is if the photographer has shot at your venue before. Some venues even have a preferred or recommended photographer. When a photographer is familiar with the venue and its staff, it can make the day go a little smoother. Most photographers will at least become familiar with the venue prior to the big day if they're not already. 
757 Studios
Wedding Photographer Services

Did you know that some photographers include a complimentary engagement session when you book them? Others offer a bridal portraits session! There are so many different services photographers choose to offer. From custom photo books to a few prints, some photographers choose add-ons. 

The other service to consider is TIME. While one photographer allows for the entire day of shooting, another photographer might only offer up to an hour before the ceremony. This would be a great way to cut costs! Do your research by visiting the photographer's website. Most photographers post their Frequently Asked Questions or information about the investment you're making. And don't be afraid to ask even more about the services they offer!

Photographer Eleise Theuer offers a price PDF where couples can choose a basic package and then choose a la cart items to truly cater to your needs. 

Heather Hughes Photography
Heather Hughes Photography
Featured Vendor
Heather Hughes Photography is an award winning Hampton Roads photographer who specializes in weddings, events, and portraits. With over 14 years of experience, Heather Hughs Photography has been named a "Top Wedding Vendor" by Virginia Living Magazine in 2016 AND 2017, and that's only the beginning! We love this photographer for her skill and knowledge of what a true photojournalist's job is. She has a great blog called 
What is a Great Wedding Photographer?  that encompasses so much of what you're looking for in a top vendor. 

Will Hawkins Photography
Real Weddings

Samantha and Ryan got married at The Oyster Farm at Kings Creek and photographer Will Hawkins was there to capture every moment. Will got amazing photos of the couple's first look and photographed all the beautiful details of their blush reception space!
To see more visit his website!
"From this day forward,
You shall not walk alone.
My heart will be your shelter,
And my arms will be your home."

-Marianne Williamson
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