How do I book?

Fill out a contact form so I can learn more about you, check availability, and set up a consultation over the phone or at my studio. During our chat, I will go over services, pricing, and see if you have any questions I can answer. To book you'll sign a service agreement and pay a non-refundable retainer to reserve a date. The retainer is applied to the invoice total, remaining balance is due 30 days prior to event, or by the day of portrait session.

How much?

Experts recommend setting aside around 10% of the total budget for wedding photography. Couples should expect to spend between $2400-$3800 for Standard to Full Wedding Day Coverage. Partial and Half Day Coverage is offered at a reduced priced.
__ All-Inclusive Portrait Sessions begin at $250 and vary in detail such as location, time, wardrobe, and how many of your loved ones you want to include in the session. Please fill out a contact form for more details.

What's included?

Wedding and Portrait Photography include the following services:

  • Professional Image Processing
  • Private Online Gallery
  • Hi-Resolution Downloads
  • Discounted Print Ordering
  • Travel
You may also choose to add on popular keepsakes such as albums, memory books, and wall art to preserve and cherish memories for years to come. Fill out a contact form for more details.

Do you offer engagement sessions?

YES! A Christina Joy Photo Engagement Session Whether it's just an engagement session now and a wedding later, I love to adventure with you and create some fun beautiful memories. TIP: Engagement sessions are a great way to test drive your photographer. You will know up front that you have hired a pro.

Also, a COMPLIMENTARY ENGAGEMENT SESSION is included with Standard or Full Day Wedding Coverage. Learn more about a Christina Joy Engagement Session!

Do you travel?

Standard or Full Day Wedding Coverage includes travel to anywhere in Central California and the Central Coast. If you are getting married outside of the area, let me know and I will draw up travel plans to meet you where ever you need us to be. __
If booking an Extended Portrait Session, travel may be included in local destinations such as Yosemite, Sequoia, or Kings Canyon National Park, as well as the Central California Coast. Please fill out a contact form more details.

Will I receive digital copies?

Yes, all Wedding Photography and Portrait Sessions include access to Hi-Resolution Downloads within your Private Online Gallery for a limited time.

What's the turn around time?

Delivery of your Private Online Gallery will be 4-6 weeks for Wedding or Event Photography, while Portrait Sessions are 1-2 weeks.

How many pictures do you take?

The short answer? A lot! The long asnwer is a standard to full day wedding will produce anywhere from 800-1000 images. Every image is touched and processed for delivery and then sorted into categories for easy viewing, including a set of highlights that tell your story in 200 images or less. __ A Standard Portrait Session will produce between 25-50 images while a Extended Portrait Session produces to 50-100 images.