This is such an exciting time for you! We're Courtney and Stephen and we're a husband and wife team that make up Courtney Lynn Photography!
We're so excited that you found us and because we believe that wedding photography is done best when couples have a relationship with their photographer and truly trust them. This is how we have guaranteed and delivered incredible photography experiences to our Courtney Lynn Couples over the past several years! When we arrive on a wedding day, we need to feel like an old friend and not like a stranger. This affects every aspect of how your photos will turn out!
Keep reading to get to know us and learn more about who we are beyond the camera!
- We met while working in the ticket office for the Texas Rangers!
- We don't have children but we have 3 furbabies.
- I love Christmas, he loves sports!
- We've both lived in Arlington, Texas our whole lives
- We started photographing weddings together
in 2013, and we've never looked back!
It's a valid fear. You can't redo your wedding day! So is it possible to enjoy your wedding day, knowing for certain that you are going to love your images when all is said and done? Well, after almost a decade of photographing weddings for amazing Courtney Lynn Couples, I can tell you that the answer to that question is "Yes!" You can know for sure that you are in good hands... but it require more than just booking a vendor. Keep reading to find out how!
"Going into the wedding process, we were so nervous about taking pictures. But Courtney and Stephen made us feel so at ease, not to mention we had a blast! We thought we were just hiring photographers, but we ended up with two new friends!
But what you may not realize is that you need a great experience with your photographer more than anything! That is exactly what we promise to give you. Over and over and over again,, Courtney Lynn Couples rave about their experience almost more than their images! Why? Because in order to get those natural, genuine portraits that truly capture who you are, you have to feel comfortable with the person taking them. The way you feel while you are having your portraits taken heavily influences how you feel when you feel yourself in the final images. We want to get to know you and be more than just another vendor... We want to be another friend celebrating with you on the happiest day of your life!
You know you want great images.......
We have found that, for a traditional wedding day, we need a minimum of 8 hours to capture the full story of your day with a stress-free timeline.
We include an engagement session because this is our opportunity to get to know you and empower you to feel comfortable in front of the camera! Because of this, we will not remove or exchange this session from the collection.
Stephen is a non-negotionable part of our wedding experience! Groomsmen rave about his effortless ability to make everyone feel like an old friend. The CLP Wedding Experience wouldn't be the same without him!
We love helping our couples create the perfect, stress-free timeline about 5-6 months before the big day. This ensures we will have plenty of time to create a timeline that will allow for all the important moments you want captured. No last minute scrambling to make sure everything gets fit in.
Why not keep the party going?! You'll get to relive your wedding day with us and we will finalize your wedding album together! No need to try and design something all by yourself. Nobody has time for that!
Life happens, and before you know it, a year (or even two) has gone by and your images are still sitting on your computer. We want all of our couples to finish their CLP Experience with a handcrafted wedding album to enjoy right after your wedding!
We have structured our wedding experience very intentionally. Everything we offer and recommend is a strategic part of our overall experience that leads to what our Courtney Lynn Couples ultimately desire: genuine, timeless and joyful images!
Our most intentional aspects of the CLP Wedding Experience include:
8 hours of Wedding Day Coverage
Two Professional Photographers
Timeline Planning Meeting
10x10 Wedding Album with the First 30 Pages
Digital Files of all edited images
online viewing gallery
Complimentary Engagement Session
120 miles of travel for wedding day
120 miles of travel for engagement session
(.58 per additional Mile)
Engagement Album/Guest Book - 450
Bridal Session - 350
20x30 Canvas of Bridal Image - 300
Additional Coverage - 250/hr
50 Pages Album Upgrade - 400
2, 8x8 Parent Albums - 1000
Folio Display Box of 10, 8x10 matted prints - 375
**A $1000, non-refundable retainer, and a signed contract are due to reserve your date. The remaining balance will be due 30 days prior to wedding date. Sales tax is included. Travel fees are not included. Prices are subject to change but are locked in with a signed contract and paid retainer.**
Additional album information can be found below.
Your first decision as an engaged couple is to set priorities for your wedding planning. You have to decide what you value most. Is it the dress? The food? The venue? As a bride AND a photographer, I believe that couples should make their photography a top priority. After the big day is over, you will leave your reception with a spouse and your pictures... that's it! All of that planning and preparation is over in a matter of hours!
So if you're choosing to invest in high quality photography, those images deserve a classy, elegant home after the wedding. This is why we include a high-end, leather bound Legacy Album in our collection. The images are printed straight onto the pages and the covers are wrapped with a grain leather and acrylic cover. This is the perfect ending to the wedding experience and it's a keepsake that you will be showing your children and grandchildren on day!
Album upgrade to 50 pages - 400
Additional pages - 25/page
8x8 duplicate parent album - 500
We are more than willing to travel for engagement sessions! We actually love it when our couples ask us to photograph them in a location that means something special to them! We book engagement sessions at least 2 months in advance.
We average 75-100 images per hour that we are shooting. We love delivering our client's files quickly and easily via an online gallery. You will have the ability to print, share and download your images as much as you want. We believe in freely sharing our work because that is what we would want if we were in your shoes!
We love being both interactive and discreet throughout the wedding day. There will be parts of the wedding day when I will need to be in control in order to accomplish everything that to be done while staying on schedule. There will also be moments when you shouldn't even know we're there. (The ceremony, during dances and toasts, etc.) We teach our couples how to pose, model and interact during their engagement session so they are naturals on the wedding day and don't need quite as much instruction from us!
If you think we'd be an amazing fit for one another, contact us through our website to set up a consultation! We'll go over your vision and expectations of our services and answer any questions you have. In order to officially reserve your date, we'll need a $1000 retainer and signed contract either at the consult or within 48 hours of it.
We're so glad you contacted us! Enjoy this season of engagement! Plan and prepare but always remember that when it's all said and done, all the food, the florals and the details will fade away. Once your last song is played and you exit your reception, you'll begin your new chapter as husband and wife and you'll have your photos to remember the day it all began. Congratulations on your engagement and we look forward to hearing from you!