I do not give DVDs to couples anymore because most computers now do not have a DVD reader. I deliver all my wedding images on an online gallery containing all of the high-resolution print-ready wedding images.
All photographs are shot in RAW format. Once post-processed, I convert them into JPEG format for inclusion in your online gallery.
With all my wedding packages, you will get an online gallery which will contain all of your high-resolution print-ready wedding images for your friends and family to download/print from.
For the first time since I have been offering wedding photography services, the images from that gallery will be available to print nearly from £2.49 each (and high-resolution image downloads will be available for free).
As each wedding is unique, I now generally meet my clients on Skype or Zoom, but if you live in central Cambridge, I generally meet couples at The Architect pub on Castle Hill for a free, no-obligation chat about your wedding day photography. I prefer to meet after 6:30 PM. On Saturdays or Sundays, meeting anytime from midday is fine, provided that I am not shooting a wedding.
Convenient evening appointments are available up to 9 pm each evening to fit in with your work schedule, but I am equally happy to meet during the week, in the evening. During this meeting, we will run through your plans for the day, show you sample albums if you want to see any, and answer any questions you may have.
My only wedding photography package includes an online gallery of images with full printing rights given to the client and full download rights.
Usually, I capture a minimum of 60 pictures per hour, but most likely more than that. I can safely say I take more pictures than most of my direct competitors in Cambridge.
Check my wedding reviews, and you will see many brides commenting on the fact that their images were sometimes already online during their honeymoon, I try to work on the photographs as early as I can following the wedding. Especially during the wedding season, when I shoot weddings every single weekend.
I exclusively use Nikon cameras, lenses & flashes. A Nikon D750, a Nikon DF & a Nikon D3 full-frame digital cameras. Along with various Nikon lenses: 24-70mm f2.8, 70-200mm f2.8 VR2, 18-35mm f4, 50mm f1.4, 60mm macro f2.8, 85mm f1.8 and a couple of SB-900/910 Nikon flashes.
I can normally do a shot of everyone if required. Often that would be all, but I sometimes get asked to photograph grandparents, friends, etc. all with the bride and groom. I try to ensure that group photographs take no more than 15-20 minutes. Remember that the more you choose to have, the longer it will take to photograph.
I will then send you an electronic contract for you to sign within one week via email. I will then email you to let you know you are booked in. You will have to pay the wedding final balance four weeks before your wedding. Then I will be in touch again within two weeks of your wedding to check the timings are right and to ask you to think of a group photos list if you have not done so already.
For weddings further afield, I will charge travel expenses of 40p per mile. Also, if your wedding is taking place more than 150 miles from Cambridge, I will probably spend the night before in a B&B nearby (£70 for the night plus £20 for a meal). If you’re getting married in Europe, I charge a minimum £500 fee for travel and accommodation on top of my wedding photography coverage fees.
My name is Jean-Luc Benazet, I have been a Cambridge wedding photographer for over 20 years. I love to capture relaxed storytelling wedding photography, and people having a good time. Book my services today!