Everything You Need to Know About

Your Wedding Experience

With Tami & Ryan

Our Wedding Photography Approach

It’s All About The Personalized Experience!

 We believe that hard work, a creative view and being passionate in all we do will yield genuine, unforgettable images of your wedding day.  To achieve these timeless images, our couples must first be comfortable being around us, as well as being in front of our cameras.  By limiting the number of weddings we capture each year, and only one wedding per weekend, we are able to give all of our energy, love and creativity to each couple!  We spend time constructing the perfect timeline for your perfect day, as well as helping to plan a fun, meaningful engagement session in front of our cameras!

That is what the Tami & Ryan Experience is all about. It is about amercing yourself in your wedding day, experiencing all the feels and having an absolute blast – all while not worrying about your jersey shore wedding photography, because you’ve come to learn that you can fully trust us, in all aspects, to give you an experience unlike anyone else!  So, let the adventure begin!

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Our Custom Wedding Experience for You Includes:

  • Pre-wedding planning assistance, as well as a custom timeline and shot list to ensure that every detail is documented

  • Option to add on an Engagement session with pre-session tips and a questionnaire to get you extra relaxed in front of the camera (and to ease your mind that Tami & Ryan have your back!)

  • Options to add on coverage of each of your wedding events, including welcome parties, rehearsal dinners, post-wedding sunrise session, etc.

  • Full Coverage by Tami & Ryan! You’ll never have to wonder who your second photographer will be, you’ll get to know both of us!

  • An online digital gallery to relive the special moments of your day over and over again

  • Digital download and printing rights to your photos so you can display them in your home or give them as gifts.

  • Post-wedding assistance to design your luxury heirloom wedding album

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Our Promise

Wedding days fly by. We want your experience of your wedding day to feel natural, comfortable, and romantic. You should not have to worry about what may or may not be getting captured, because your trust with us has already been built prior to your wedding day. We strive to do all of this with passion, friendship, humility, helpfulness and joy. The best photos we capture are those unexpected moments that happen while you’re truly in the moment with one another. Our promise to you is to preserve the greatest chapter of your life. To give you memories that will be treasured by you, your children, your grandchildren, and future generations to come.

Wedding Photography Collections

After 16 years in business, we’ve learned what our couples value the most and have curated Wedding Collections to perfectly fit those wants and needs!

All Collections Include:

 2 Photographers

Print Release

Password Protected Online Gallery

High-Resolution Digital Download

Complimentary High-Res Download for Guests

Timeline Creation & Assistance

Travel for Engagement 25 miles

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Luxe Collection

Full Day Coverage

Luxury Heirloom Wedding Album

2 Duplicate Companion Albums

Engagement Session

Luxury Engagement Album

The Investment

$10,000

Romantic Collection

Full Day Coverage

Luxury Heirloom Wedding Album

Engagement Session

The Investment

$7150

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Elegant Collection

Full Day Coverage

Engagement Session OR

Luxury Heirloom Wedding Album

The Investment

$6000

Classic Collection

8 Hours of Continuous Wedding Coverage

The Investment

$5000

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Like What You See!?

Let us tell your love story!

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Your Luxury Heirloom Wedding Album

It’s Your First Family Heirloom.

It’s Your Legacy.

It’s The Love Story that your grandchildren will turn the pages of, just trying to get a feel as to how your day unfolded “so long ago”.

You’ll hear them say “Wow, she wore that?” “Those are funny dance moves!” “Awh, look at grandpop crying” “I want my fiance to look at me that way” “I can FEEL the love in these photos”

Your wedding album will be custom built and beautifully designed to show your love story from beginning to end! This investment will be an heirloom that is treasured not only now, but for generations to come.

You Asked, We Answered

What is your style?

We tend to classify our “style” as classic, romantic and organic.  We love beautiful light and capturing the real emotions and feelings of our couples. We try to equally balance knowing when to stay back and capture the moments that are taking place, and when to step in and take your photos to the next level!

What is Full Day Coverage?

Our wedding day planning hack for you! We will set up time to go over all of the important moments of your day, and the schedule for it all.  We will use our expertise to help plan the perfect photography timeline, so that we will not miss any of the major moments of your day!  Most couples need between 8-10 hours of consecutive coverage. We will start coverage about 1.5/2hrs before the first event (first look or ceremony) and capture every moment through cake cutting with our perfect Prep-to-Cake coverage! If you have additional moments/events planned, just let us know, and we’ll work with you and/or your wedding planner to make sure the coverage for your day is everything you could want/need!

How far in advance should we book you for our wedding?

Since we only shoot a maximum of 15 weddings per year, and only 1 wedding per weekend, our calendar fills up rather quickly.  It’s best to book us about 12-18 months in advance, but if you have a shorter timeframe, don’t hesitate to reach out as we still may have availability for your date!

Do you do destination weddings/will you travel to capture our day?

Yes! Please, and Thank You! While we may be based in New Jersey, we would love to serve clients all around the world!  We have special rates/collections specifically for Destination Weddings since they are such a unique event – so, don’t hesitate to reach out! We’d love to pack our bags and capture you both wherever your love may take you!

I'm working on a budget; will you give me a discount?

Our Wedding Collections have been carefully thought out and priced according to its value. However, no two weddings are alike, so, we would love to create a custom collection that includes exactly what you’re looking for!

You are the photographers for us!! What are our next steps to officially booking you for our date?

YAY! We are super excited! Just fill out the Contact Us form, provide us with all of your information and we will check our availability!  Once you decide on your perfect Wedding Collection, we will send you over a contract and instructions on how to pay your retainer. We cannot hold any date until both the contract and retainer are completed.

What will you wear to our wedding?

We always dress our best! And we dress with our brand in mind – Navy & Pink!  You’ll most likely see Ryan in a Navy Suit, while Tami will be wearing a Navy dress or pants with a Blazer!  You definitely won’t see us in the typical dreary all black get-up! We ultimately hope to blend in with your guests!

How long will it take for us to see our photos?

We’ll hopefully get you a few sneak peek on social media within a couple days while you’re enjoying your honeymoon!  Your full gallery will be ready for viewing within 4-6 weeks!

We are super awkward and don't photograph well - can you help us?

Can we just say… everyone says that!  Haha!  We totally understand that you might not have a lot of experience being photographed, but we’re here to make it a fun, painless process!  We will capture your quirks, your sweet glances, and the laughter between the both of you… Its not about the poses, its about those moments in between that we hope to capture!

Do you do video too?

We do not.  However, we know some amazing videographers that we’d love to refer you to!  We work well, side by side with a common goal of capturing every moment seamlessly for you both!

Will we receive all of the high resolution, edited images?

Yep!  You will be able to download your images from your password protected online gallery!

What about an engagement session? Is it included? Should we get one? When should we do it?

We include an engagement session in most of our Wedding Collections! If it’s not included in the collection you want, we’d LOVE for you to add one on! The reason?  Because we WANT to get to know you both!  Plus, we want you to get to know US so that when we show up on your wedding day, you’re more comfortable with us!  We’re like old friends sharing this special day with you – there’s more trust, confidence and you can truly be yourselves!

How many images will we receive?

On average, we say about 75-100 per hour.  So, if you have us capture 8 hours of your day, you’re looking at about 600-800 images, but normally more! 

Do you offer albums? How long does it take to receive it?

Yes, of course!  Your wedding album is your very first family heirloom.  We feel that this book should perfectly represent all of the fun, love and excitement that you experienced throughout your wedding day.  As you turn the pages of your album, we want you to be taken back to each moment and remember how you felt in those instances.  After your album is approved, it will take about 30-60 business days to receive!

Are there travel fees associated with our engagement or wedding day?

Within our Wedding Collections, we include up to 50 miles travel for your engagement session and up to 75 miles travel for your wedding day.  If you’d like us to travel to a location further than these distances, lets do it!  We’re always up for it, however there will be an additional travel charge associated with further distances.

What kind of payments do you accept?

While we prefer payment by Check or Cash, we also accept credit card payments.

Can we share our photos on online and social media?

Yes, totally!!  We love it!!  As stated in our contract, you can use the images for Personal Use only.  So, if you want to share them on social media, go for it!!  … just as long as you give us photo credit and shout from the rooftops that we captured your special day!!  Photo by @tamiandryan or Photo by Tami and Ryan Photography

Do you have insurance?

Yes, of course!  More and more venues are requiring all vendors to carry specific limits so if your venue is asking for a copy, just let us know and we’ll be happy to send it over to them!

Do we own the copyright to our photos?

No. The full copyright is owned by Tami & Ryan Photography.  However, you will be able to print and use your images for personal use only.  (It just means you cannot sell or distribute your images to third parties/vendors)

How have your past clients experiences been?

Check them out for yourself!  Head on over to Wedding Wire, The Knot and/or Google and check out the reviews left by our past couples!

Why is a second photographer important?

Being a husband and wife team, we have a built-in Primary and Second Shooter for all of the weddings that we capture!  Some of the reasons why a second shooter is important are:

1.The obvious reason is we can be in two places at once! Is the couple getting ready at two separate locations and want coverage for both? No problem! Are we in the middle of sunset portraits out on the dock, but your great-grandparents are slowly dancing together while inside? The second shooter can run inside and capture that moment, while the first shooter is able to finish capturing the both of you before the sun drops below the horizon!

2.Two totally difference perspectives! Throughout the wedding day a second shooter can capture emotions, reactions, actions from a completely different perspective, which will compliment the first shooters images and be a perfect addition to your wedding day love story.

3.So many more candid photos! While the primary photographer is focusing on the bride and groom and their special moments throughout the day, the second photographer will focus on those amazing candid’s happening all around!  Especially during the reception, both photographers can be on opposite ends of the dance floor to make sure nothing is missed!

  1. With a second photographer there is a reduced chance of missing the perfect moment. An example would be capturing that crazy dancer doing back flips across the dance floor or a family member jumping in the center aisle to capture “their” perfect shot during the first kiss

Featured Weddings!

We’ve had the priviledge of having so many of our couples weddings featured on many fabulous wedding planning blogs all across the country!