Westchester, NY | Servicing: Tri-State Area (New York, Connecticut, New Jersey)
The Nelstudios Experience
Hi, I'm Nelson Echeverria
Congratulations, you’ve decided to marry your person! Thank you for considering me to join you for the ride. I would be honored to be a part of your love story. I can’t wait to get to know you, to capture your wedding day, and to join you for the celebration.
There’s so much to think about between now and then, and I’m sure your heads are already spinning making all these decisions. So to make it a little easier, I've created this guide on what to expect from me.
1. Contact Me
Contact me via phone, text, email, video call or social media. Whichever you are most comfortable with works best for me. Tell me your story and what exactly you are looking for in regards to photography. Ask any the questions that you might have and be sure to give us all the details. Let’s discuss venue, dates, and which of my photography packages will give you the experience you are looking for. Once you are ready to book, I will send you an invoice and contract. Simple right? Now to the fun stuff.
2. Engagement Session
It is always a good idea to book an engagement session. Not only is it an incredible way for us to have a bit of fun together without the pressure of a timeline or all your guests, but spending some time together calms the nerves, inspires confidence in front of the camera, and allows us to create beautiful photos in a relaxed setting. Bonus: You’ll have beautiful images to add to wedding invitations, save-the-date cards and cocktail hour.
3. Fancy Dress Shoot
Traditionally known as the Bridal Shoot, this session is perfect for getting beautiful photos of either brides or grooms in their wedding dress / tux before (or even after!) the big day. No time pressure, no waiting guests, no stress. Just you (bride, groom or both), me, my camera, and a creative adventure. It’s a a good trial run for your makeup, hair, dress, tux or shoes. Pick a location you love and I’ll meet you there.
4. Bridal Shower Shoot
Another session that is perfect for getting beautiful photos of the bride, before the big day. It's another good way for you to experience my photography style in an event setting. You'll also get the images delivered via the private online gallery which will introduce you to my delivery process and the online store (prints & albums). I cannot wait to be part of all the celebrations.
5. Wedding: The Big Day
You will walk away from your wedding day with so many incredible memories. Just enjoy every moment! I want to capture the kisses, tears, hugs, smiles and high-fives. I will be there bright and early to capture every single moment.
6: Sneak Peek: Teaser
After the wedding, the first things you will receive from me are the teaser photos. They are delivered via the private online gallery within 7 days of the wedding. I really like sharing a couple of previews while everyone is still buzzing from the big day. This way you have some photos to immediately share with family, friends, and the rest of the world.
I spend approximately 50+ hours editing your photos and take great pride in my post-production. I make sure your images are perfect - edited to look their very best. All high resolution-photos are delivered via the private online gallery. Images are always watermark-free. You can download, pick your favorite photos, share on social media straight from the private online gallery. The optional photo slideshow with music is also delivered to showcase all the emotion of the big day..
8. Album & Prints
Prints and albums can be ordered through the private online gallery and sent straight to your front door. The optional mobile app with 30 of your favorite photos is available for download. It's a standalone app just for your beautiful photos. I'd also love to work with you to create an album that that holds a special place in your home. I can create a selection of photos for you or follow your lead. I’ll design it and send it to you for approval. Once approved, I will send the album out for printing.
9. Take a Moment
Sit down and have a discussion with your partner about what feels right for both of you. Once you feel ready, let's schedule a call. I am lucky enough to be a photographer of love and life moments. Lots of my couples end up calling me years later for newborn and family photos. I absolutely love this! I am there for you at your happiest milestones and I couldn't feel more fortunate.
Photo Prints & Albums
Gallery inspired custom prints straight from your private online gallery
It's super easy! You can download and share on social media. Want to create beautiful, gallery inspired artwork for your home? You can order prints, cards and any wall art right through your own private online gallery. For more information on the printing services offered visit:
Fill out the form below if you have any inquiries. Please feel free to ask us any questions. You can also reach us at 631.418.5806 or via email: email@example.com
What is your photography style?
We are a lifestyle & photojournalistic wedding studio. We want to maximize your time with family and friends, capturing those real moments that you share together. We still photograph your traditional family portraits but we like to keep it candid whenever possible. Those shots are usually our couples' favorite photos. Our responsibility is to capture the feelings of your special day by photographing the big and small moments. We want you to look at the photographs a decade from now and relive all those emotions. We are simply observers of your journey.
Where are you based and do you travel?
We are a New York based studio and yes, we love to travel - within the U.S. Our photo bags are packed and ready, just tell us where and when to go.
When will we get our photos?
Teaser photos are sent your way within a week after the wedding. You will receive an online private gallery with all your photos after we edit all the images. We deliver all the photos within four to ten weeks of the wedding date. You can download all the high-resolution images from the private online gallery (always watermark free).
How many photos will we receive?
- 10 hours wedding coverage, you will receive between 1100 to 1450 fully edited images.
- 8 hours wedding coverage, you will receive between 800 to 1050 fully edited images.
- 5 hours wedding coverage, you will receive between 500 to 750 fully edited images.
What is your image rights policy?
All the photos come with a copyright release for personal use. You can make digital copies, print images, share with family members or friends, and share on social media. You have unlimited rights as long as the images are not being used for commercial use (such as advertisements). We also never watermark our images.
Do you offer prints or an album?
On the online private gallery you can order save the date, thank you, holiday and baby cards. All cards can be designed and customized to your liking. You can also order small and large prints, album design, album printing via the private online gallery. Albums are first approved by you before we send them out to print.
When should I book?
Most of our couples book a year in advance. During busy season (May-October) we recommend you book far in advance so that we can guarantee your date. Once the deposit is paid, the date is officially yours.
What equipment do you use?
We are Sony digital full-frame shooters and we love every minute of it. We shoot on two memory cards simultaneously to protect your photos. We always bring a flash with us as well just in case we need extra lighting to make you look your best.
“I keep describing and recommending Nelson and Nelstudios to people as a "graceful fly on the wall" - because everything was so seamless. We got such lovely photos - they were so natural and truly captured the spirit of the day. If you want a very professional, talented photographer with a great eye, and a knack for really lovely, natural photos - Nelstudios is IT!”
—Kate & Charles (Wedding)
“Nelstudios did such a great job with my engagement photos. I normally hate having photos taken but Nelson made us feel comfortable and the photos came out looking so natural. We got a lot of compliments on the album, which was edited beautifully with great attention to detail and ready for us in no time at all.”
—Emily & Alex (Engagement)
“Nelstudios did incredible work for our wedding. We had an intimate ceremony with various photo locations, and every single photo came out magazine worthy! Nelson was excellent in providing instructions that took all the guess work out of posing and made us feel very confident and comfortable in front of the camera. Nelson is not only professional, but also kind, easy-going, personable, and creative. My wife and highly recommend.”
—Raeven & Khalfani (Wedding)
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