How long have you been doing this? So, what equipment do you use? Other than weddings, what else do you shoot? Do you travel interstate/internationally for jobs? PHOTOGRAPHY How many photos will I receive? Do you provide RAW photos? How long does it take to get a wedding album made? VIDEOGRAPHY Do we get to choose the music? How do Same Day Edits work? ENGAGEMENT SHOOTS Why should I book an engagement shoot? When should the engagement shoot be scheduled for?
Clarzzique began offering wedding photography and videography services from around late 2011. Our current team has been with Clarzzique for a minimum of 2 years.
We are mostly Canon users, and use their professional range of camera bodies and lenses for both photography and videography jobs.
We mainly focus on weddings and engagements but aren’t limited to these. We also do other portrait sessions e.g. family and maternity shoots too. Amongst our team we have some members who do commercial shoots on the side (e.g. fashion, automotive, product, corporate) so do not hesitate to ask.
Yes! We are always interested in growing our destination wedding portfolio :) We’ve documented a few weddings around Australia as well as Asia, the Pacific islands and Europe too. We offer special rates for destination weddings, so do get in touch!
For half day coverage, there is a approx. 700 photos. Full day coverage you’re looking at approx. 900 photos more or less depending on what happens on the day.
No we do not provide RAW photos. We want to deliver a carefully curated collection of photos that summarises your wedding day beautifully with minimal repeated or accidental shots.
From design to the album makers could take 1-2 months for completion. We start designing once couples have received their wedding photos, made their selection of photos to include and have discussed their album design preferences.
For the short highlight video unfortunately we are unable to use any main stream songs for copyright reasons, therefore we only work with songs that we are able to purchase a license for. If you’ve watched our videos, you’ll be able to get a vibe the kind of songs we use. We are able to use your selection of songs for the feature length video though.
We will have an additional video Editor working alongside with the videographers from the start of the day. The Editor will import video files from the videographers and put together a trailer style video to be played during the reception. The video will include snippets from getting ready up until the start of reception. We aim to have it ready for showing around 9-9:30PM. This will be an additional video on top of the video package and not just an express edit of your wedding highlight video.
We highly recommend an engagement shoot because it will help you both to get comfortable in front of the camera. We find that couples who have done an engagement shoot are more relaxed during the location shoot on their wedding day. Otherwise it is a great way to get to know your photographer.
No later than 3 months prior to the wedding day. We are often booked out during the weekends for weddings meaning there may be very little available Saturdays/Sundays. This will allow us enough time to turn around the photos incase you plan to use them for the wedding day. We are most flexible during weekdays and during the cooler months of the year. Engagement shoots are either scheduled early in the morning around Sunrise or close to Sunset in the afternoon. Engagement photos are usually ready between 3-4 weeks.
How long have you been doing this?
So, what equipment do you use?
Other than weddings, what else do you shoot?
Do you travel interstate/internationally for jobs?
How many photos will I receive?
Do you provide RAW photos?
How long does it take to get a wedding album made?
Do we get to choose the music?
How do Same Day Edits work?
Why should I book an engagement shoot?
When should the engagement shoot be scheduled for?
Do we pick a location?
We do recommend you try to pick a location that you both love or have fond memories in. If you are unsure we are happy to make suggestions based on what kind of look you want for the photos, e.g beach, nature, cityscape.
Are props required and do you provide props?
Props are optional and if you’d like to include them, we ask that you provide your own.
Who will be our photographers/videographers on the day?
Photographers and Videographers will be assigned based on availability and suitability approx 3-6 months prior to your wedding day. You will get to meet the team leader prior to the day to discuss the finer details.
How many photographers/videographers will there be?
There is always 2 Photographers and/or 2 videographers. 1 photographer and/or 1 videographer team at the bride’s getting ready and the same at the groom’s. If you book a Same Day Edit video, there will be an additional Editor on the side from the start of the day.
What is a good time for you to start shooting?
We normally start approx. 1.5hrs prior to the time you are both scheduled to leave for the ceremony or if you are having a traditional tea ceremony it is approx. 1hr before the groom is expected to arrive. The start time can be confirmed closer to the date, though an approx. time can be given at time of booking.
How long do we allocate for the location shoot on the day?
If you have booked our photo and video team together we will require a min. of 1-1.5hrs of solid shooting time excluding travel. If you have booked either our photo or video team with another photo/video company we would suggest allowing approx 1.5-2hrs. Realistically we can generally do about 2 locations on a wedding day.
Do we have to provide meals?
Yes, if you book us for more than 4 hours we would expect meals to be included. If we are starting in the morning then lunch and dinner meals are required. Reception venues usually have service meals available for crew.
What is the turn around time for photos/videos?
For weddings, we aim to deliver final files within 2-3 months for photo and 3-4months for video. However this may vary slightly depending on whether your wedding is during peak season or not. You will expect to hear from us with sneak peeks/draft edits within the first month after your wedding day. As for portraits, these take about 3-4 weeks to be edited and finalised.
Can we meet in person prior to booking?
Of course! If we are available on your wedding date, we’ll be happy to set up a consultation with you either in person or over Skype/the phone. In person consultations are held at either Alexandria or Castle Hill on week days/nights.
When is a good time to book?
We do not take bookings more than a year in advance but happy to respond to enquiries and send over our packages (which are subject to price changes prior to the one year mark from your wedding date). If you are getting married within the next year, we urge you to get in contact with us ASAP especially if it is during the warmer months, dates can get snapped up really quickly.
How do I secure my booking?
Just let us know which package you’d like to book as well as any add ons. We’ll then put together quote through our booking site for you to follow through which will include a few questions, contract and deposit payment details. A 30% non-refundable deposit of your total quote is required at the time of booking to secure your date. Deposits can only be paid by bank transfer, and the balance to be paid at least a week prior to your wedding day.