My goal as a wedding photographer is to make this one aspect of the planning process simple. Photography is more than just images, it’s a real part of your day.
"Professional, on time, organized, experienced, and Fun!"
Macalee was very professional, on time, organized, experienced, and fun! My husband does not enjoy getting his photo taken, but he was comfortable behind Macalee's lense.
She was open to any ideas we had but also had lots ideas to share with us. With Macalee, I did not have to worry about the photography part of our wedding. Also, I loved how she includes an engagement session in her packages. It was probably our favorite part! We even had several sneak peeks the day after our wedding!
"I could rave about Macalee for days."
Macalee was amazing. She captured our engagements, my bridals, and finally the wedding! She didn’t keep me waiting long either to see the photos. I had a sneak peak within a day of each shoot and the full gallery followed quickly behind.
In addition to capturing our photos, Macalee also designed our save the date, sign in book, and helped me order larger canvases to ensure they came in how I wanted them too. I could rave about Macalee for days. She went above and beyond to capture this special moments in our lives and I couldn’t imagine our wedding without her. I can’t wait to use her in the future.
"I don't have a favorite because it was all so wonderful!"
If I had to pick one, it would be taking my bridal pictures. Macalee is so much fun and has great ideas. She makes you feel like you're on top of the world.
What was your favorite part of your MTC bride experience?
Macalee makes everything run so smooth on your wedding day. You will barely notice she is there and when you do, she is making you smile and laugh to take the best photos ever.
I’m sure your mind is racing with all that needs to be planned. It’s all very exciting but it can also be somewhat overwhelming. You’re planning the day that you’ve been anticipating your whole life and yet you only get one shot at it! By the time you get the hang of it, the planning is over!
My goal as a wedding photographer is to make this one aspect of the planning process simple. Photography is more than just images, it’s a real part of your day. Not only do you deserve beautiful images, you also deserve an amazing photographic experience. When couples feel comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera, that results in genuine, joyful images!
Your wedding day is an experience from beginning to end and your photography is a huge part of that experience..... shouldn’t it be fun? and enjoyable? and natural? I think so! My goal is to not only capture memories for my clients, it’s to create an experience that they will never forget.
One way I ensure that brides and grooms enjoy the BEST photographic experience possible is through forming a relationship with the couple.
I try my best to make sure that all of my couples are the PERFECT fit before officially booking.
A bride and groom should connect with their photographer, trust their photographer and be EXCITED about the whole process with them! After booking, I love getting to know my clients through an ENGAGEMENT SESSION that helps them warm up to the camera so that they are ready to rock and roll on the wedding day! By the time the wedding day arrives, my clients feel more like friends and that creates a safe and relaxed environment for photography!
Now that you know a little bit about my approach to the wedding day, you can continue reading to find more detailed information about THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE!
An engagement session is included in all wedding day pricing with the exception of micro wedding pricing.
Most couples need time to get used to being photographed and to understand how I pose. Timelines can be tight on wedding days, and we may only have 15-minutes for portraits - which is why I've found that couples who do engagement sessions beforehand have much better wedding day portraits.
Engagement sessions also allow you to show your personalities in a more relaxing environment that is significant to the two of you (and also include pets!). While they're great for save-the-dates, I've taken engagement photos anywhere from 18 months before the wedding to a few days before.
We love your work and we’re ready to book! What’s the next step?
Fantastic! To reserve your wedding date, I’ll need a completed contract and a 10% non-refundable retainer. If you don’t have a contract yet, just let me know and I’ll send one over! The remaining balance will be due 1 week before the wedding - I also offer payment plans as well.
How many photos are typically included and can we print the photos ourselves?
Galleries typically include anywhere between 600 and 800 photos. The exact amount varies from wedding to wedding. Your online gallery will come loaded with fully edited high resolution images you can print anywhere. You’re also welcome to share your wedding photos on Facebook as long as you credit me and link to my website.
When do you charge travel fees?
I typically add travel fees on to any wedding outside of a 60 mile radius from my home in Lubbock, Texas. Fees vary depending on location so ask me for more details.
Thank you so much for considering me to be a part of your wedding day! If you’re interested in working with me, the next step is to set up a time to chat!
I CAN'T WAIT TO WORK TOGETHER!