“Besides Harold being a great photographer he also has the ability to relieve your stress and make clients feel at ease.I felt like he was a part of the family when it was all said and done…he had engagement sessions where we got together for photo sessions. This allowed us to get familiar and comfortable with him taking pictures of us so when the big day came there wasn’t anything uncomfortable happening. Harold was the best decision I made for vendors. Your wedding is one of the most important days and Harold and his team will capture it beyond your expectations!”
— Keisha and Antoine
Your wedding photographer plays a critical role on wedding day. Long after the flowers have wilted, the cake has been eaten and the guests have gone home, all that remains of your special day are your most precious images.
Below are a few of client’s frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Harold.
Q: Will you be the photographer on our wedding day?
A: YES! I’m always the principle photographer for any wedding I book. If additional photographers are needed we discuss these options.
Q: How long have you been a wedding photographer?
A: I shot my first wedding in 1985. Charold shot her first wedding in 2003.
Q: How many other weddings will you have on our date?
A: I book one wedding per day. You have my full attention.
Q: What type of photography do you specialize in?
A: I’m a fine art photographer and wedding portrait artist. My wedding style is photojournalistic with a fine art edge. I try to be as unobtrusive as possible. My daughter and I complement each other with action/reaction images so we create your love story as it unfolds.
Q: Do you carry professional liability insurance?
A: Yes, Youmans and Company Photography is fully licensed and insured.
Q: What happens if you are sick or have an emergency on the date of our wedding?
A: Youmans and Company Photography is a member of Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and Wedding Professional Photographers International. I collaborate with a number of professional photographers who would be available to fill-in for an emergency.
Q: How far in advance must we book your services?
A: Weddings book up to two years in advance; however, call to request if your date is available.
Q: What is your cancellation policy?
A: Deposits are non-refundable and used to reserve your date. We require 1/3 of your total balance. If another wedding is contracted for your date, the deposit will be returned.
Q: Is a deposit required?
A: Yes, I require a deposit to reserve your date. 33% of the total price is due at contract signing. The remainder is due one month before your Wedding Day , unless other arrangements have been made in advance.
Q: Do you offer online ordering for our guests?
A: Yes, it’s in all packages.
Q: When will our proofs be ready? Can we keep them?
A: Online proofs are posted within 1-2 weeks. Proof books are ready approximately one month after your wedding date. Yes – you keep all your proofs. They are your images!
Q: Can we purchase the negatives or buy prints later?
A: A CD of the images is yours to keep as part of the Sapphire and Diamond Collections. I can produce prints or albums for you up to two years after your wedding date.
Q: What forms of payment do you accept?
A: I accept cash, money orders, checks (payable to Youmans and Company Photography) or credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover).