My name is Cait, though most people call me Caity! I'm a wedding photographer located in Washington, DC for the bright, genuine & joyful couple in love. Maybe you're here because you've met the love of your life and you are walking through the exciting season of planning a future with your favorite human... maybe you just really love pretty wedding photos and stumbled upon my site on the web!
Whatever brought you to my favorite corner of the Internet today, I wanted to let you know that I am so happy that our paths have crossed. Thank you so much for stopping by!
I want to encourage you to grab a mug of tea, settle into a comfy chair, and take some time to dive into my wedding experience! If you are new around here and wanted to say hello, I would love to hear from you! Get in touch here!
50 years from now, your grandchild is going to pull out a box of photos. They'll see you laughing in your white gown, kissing your sweet husband, and will relive one of the happiest days of your life. You'll tell them about the butterflies you had in your stomach all week and that your walk down the aisle was something that will be always be one of your fondest memories. You'll tell them the funny story of how it rained just before your ceremony, but the you didn't even mind because you were about to marry the one you love the most.
You see... when we work together, I know that we are creating more than just beautiful images. We are writing your story. We are defining your legacy, and we are recording your heart for future generations to hold on to. To me, that is the greatest honor of all.
So, you've officially said the world's easiest "YES!" and now, you are walking through the exciting season of wedding planning! Congratulations, new friend! I truly believe that the best way serve my clients is by forming a meaningful relationship, and it all starts with the very first email! Send me an email with as many details as possible, and I'll determine if we are a match made in heaven! I'll be in touch as soon as possible with more details and my availability! I can't wait to hear from you, bride-to-be!
YAY! We are officially, official! Our very first date will be your engagement session! I truly believe that your engagement session is THE most important part of your entire experience. We'll meet at a location of your choosing, and I'll teach you everything you need to know about posing together in front of the camera. Don't worry... if you're not sure what to wear, I'll send you a few tried and true tips ahead of time. Get ready... this is going to be a BLAST!
You rocked your engagement session, your save the date has been sent, and now it is time to dive right into planning! I want you to know that I am here to help. We'll start coordinating your timeline about five months out from your wedding day to make sure that everyone is totally prepared for your day. I love to be involved in this process to ensure that you have all the time you need for dreamy portraits AND a little left over to relax! We'll have one final chat a few weeks before your wedding day to make sure that all of your details are perfect and prepared!
TODAY IS THE DAY YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR! Your wedding day is HERE, and I want you to know that I am SO excited to celebrate with you! Trust me when I say that your day will fly by in the blink of an eye. Take some time to relax, soak it all in and celebrate with your favorite people! You've done the planning, and I know your day will be absolutely amazing. I can't wait to meet your family and friends! You can expect to see a sneak peek of your images on the blog the week following your wedding!!
After your wedding day, you can expect to receive an online gallery full of of hundreds of images of your wedding day memories! Enjoy reliving your amazing day over a warm mug of tea or cool glass of wine with your brand new spouse. You can expect to receive your online gallery approximately four weeks following your wedding day. Your online gallery will be a beautiful site where you can easily download and print your favorite images. I also encourage you to send your gallery to your family and friends so they can relive your day too!
A: YAY! This is going to be a BLAST! Send me an email with your wedding details, and we'll get the party started. I can't wait to hear from you!
A: Each of my wedding packages includes a complementary engagement session, continuous wedding day coverage, a second photographer, high resolution files of edited images, pre-planning & post processing, online viewing gallery which includes digital download, and a print release for personal usage.
A: I currently call Washington, D.C. home and work with couples up and down the East Coast. I am also passport ready and would be more than happy to travel to a destination of your dreams!
A: The Cait Kramer Photography Wedding Experiences begin at $3,550, excluding sales tax. On average, couples invest between $3,550 and $4,500.
A: Welcome to the fam!!! I require a signed contract and a 25% non-refundable retainer to officially reserve your date on my calendar.
A: I would love to hear more about your amazing wedding plans while answering your questions on a call or video chat!
A: I believe that every wedding is different, and this all depends on your plans! My base package includes 8 hours of continuous coverage. Custom coverage lengths are available upon request.
A: I prefer a natural, light, and vibrant edit! It is so important to me that my clients look and feel like themselves in their images!
A: I have so many couples that let me know that the entire portrait process makes them a little nervous! Don't worry... I am here to make sure that you look and feel your absolute best in front of the camera! I'll offer fun posing prompts during portrait time but will absolutely respect your space during candid moments, like your ceremony and reception!
A: I work with a strong group of photographers, most of whom work full time for their own wedding photography businesses! I will let you know who your second photographer is about 8 weeks before your day, so you can get to know them!
A: I always refer to my engagement sessions as the very first date with my couples! It is a time for us to meet and for me to teach you all about posing as a couple in front of the camera. I'll learn the poses that work best for you two, we'll laugh a little bit, you'll get to snuggle your fiancé, and then come wedding day? You two will be professionals.
A: We'll decide on a meeting location a few weeks in advance and will work together on-location for about 90 minutes! I will teach you some of my favorite poses and we will have a ton of fun getting to know each other. When all is said and done, you can expect to receive your lightly edited images in an online gallery approximately four weeks following your session.
A: Don't worry... I am here to help, friend! I provide each of my couples with a pre-session style guide to help ensure that you are looking and feeling your best in front of the camera!
A: I know you are so excited to see your images! That is why I typically post a sneak peek within 48 hours of your wedding or engagement session! You will also get a sneak peek at your wedding images in a blog post the week following your wedding. You can expect to receive your full gallery via email approximately four weeks following your engagement session or wedding.
A: It is hard to say because everyone's wedding and engagement session is completely different! For a 90 minute engagement session, you can expect a gallery of 50-65 images. For an 8-10 hour wedding day, I often deliver 900+ images.
A: Because I know how precious these memories are to you, download is included with your online gallery. Prints and products can be purchased at an additional cost and will be delivered to an address of your choosing.
A: No. Most computers are not able to process or display RAW images without special software. I work hard to ensure that you are receiving the best images from your session and day. I will never sell or release RAW images.
A: Your engagement session gallery will be online for one month and your wedding gallery will be online for six months. During that time, I recommend downloading all of your images and backing them up on both a hard drive and cloud storage for safe keeping!
A: Yes! This is actually something that I really encourage! Please feel free to send your gallery link to the guests at your wedding. They will have full access to download images and order prints. I know so many parents that love this feature!
A: You will receive your complete gallery approximately 4 weeks following your wedding. If you ordered a custom album, we will begin your design process soon after.
A: You have the option to pay for your wedding coverage through a secure online storefront or via check. A 25% retainer is due with a signed contract to reserve your date, and your remaining balance will be broken up into three even payments due 180, 120, and 60 days out from your wedding.
A: YAY! What an honor! We are going to have SO much fun! Send me an email with more information about your wedding date, and I will be in touch with more details about my wedding services. I'll email you back as soon as possible. While you wait for my reply, read the blog, follow me on IG or catch the latest on Facebook!