Wedding Photography Investment

Weddings are our specialty at High Contrast, and we want to make sure you are getting the absolute best possible service and coverage on your wedding day. While Sarah has created packages below based on High Contrast's most popular services, she welcomes your feedback on your personal needs and will happily work with you to create a custom package that perfectly suits your day and your needs. To set up a consultation, email Sarah.

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Minimums and Travel Policies

  • A six hour minimum applies for all weekend weddings.
  • An eight hour minimum applies for "peak season" Saturdays: April through November. 
  • ​The included travel radius for weddings is 75 miles from Havre de Grace, MD. 
  • The included travel radius for portrait sessions is 50 miles from Havre de Grace, MD.
  • We are available for destination weddings - please email to ask about specific pricing information.

How HCP's Custom Pricing Works

1) How many hours of coverage do you need?

    High Contrast Photography's services are charged at $350-375 per hour. This rate includes:

  • Two-three photographers on the wedding day (Sarah will help determine if a third photographer is necessary!)
  • Your final edited images hosted in an online hosting gallery
  • A crystal flash drive of your final edited images with a print release

 Most weddings book for between 8-10 hours of coverage. 


2) Do you need an engagement session?

    An engagement portrait session is an excellent way to get practice in front of the camera so you're a pro by your wedding day! Engagement portraits can be used for:

  • Save the dates
  • Invitations
  • Wedding decor
  • Home display

 An engagement session is free with any wedding package of 8 hours or more.


3) What kind of albums would you like?

    High Contrast Photography offers custom designed luxury albums in a variety of styles:

  • Albums come in sizes of either 10x10 (80 images) or 12x12 (90 images)
  • A discount is offered on your album when it is packaged into your wedding contract
  • Parent albums are also available, which are excellent holiday gifts or wedding keepsakes

 Approximately 70% of High Contrast Photography's couples purchase at least one album.

Example Packages

These are only examples of popular package options - Sarah will work with you to create a package that is customized exactly to your wedding day needs! 


Most custom packages range from $2800-4600.

Hourly Rate (8 hours)​: $2800.00

  • One hour engagement session at a location of your choice  
    • ​At least 50 fully edited engagement photos returned to you in an online gallery  
    • A flash drive of all of your edited engagement photos in high-resolution
    • Print release allowing you and your spouse to print photos at an outside location  
  • Eight hours of wedding photography coverage
    • Two photographers on the wedding day ($350/hour)
    • At least 450 fully edited wedding photos returned to you in an online gallery  
    • A crystal flash drive of all of your edited wedding photos in high-resolution
    • Print release allowing you and your spouse to print photos at an outside location

Hourly Rate (8 hours)​ + Standard Album: $3450.00

  • One hour engagement session at a location of your choice
    • ​At least 50 fully edited engagement photos returned to you in an online gallery
    • A flash drive of all of your edited engagement photos in high-resolution
    • Print release allowing you and your spouse to print photos at an outside location
  • Eight hours of wedding photography coverage
    • Two photographers on the wedding day ($350/hour)
    • At least 450 fully edited wedding photos returned to you in an online gallery
    • A crystal flash drive of all of your edited wedding photos in high-resolution
    • Print release allowing you and your spouse to print photos at an outside location
  • ​​​A custom designed 10x10 leather spine wedding album with 80 images

Hourly Rate (8 hours)​ + Premium Album + Parent Albums: $4550.00

  • One hour engagement session at a location of your choice
    • ​At least 50 fully edited engagement photos returned to you in an online gallery
    • A flash drive of all of your edited engagement photos in high-resolution
    • Print release allowing you and your spouse to print photos at an outside location
  • Eight hours of wedding photography coverage
    • Three photographers on the wedding day ($375/hour)
    • At least 450 fully edited wedding photos returned to you in an online gallery
    • A crystal flash drive of all of your edited wedding photos in high-resolution
    • Print release allowing you and your spouse to print photos at an outside location
  • ​​​A custom designed 12x12 premium acrylic cover wedding album with 90 images
  • Two 8x8 parent albums, which are exact duplicates of the wedding album

A La Carte Packages

High Contrast's services are strictly limited to weddings and sessions related to weddings. If you don't see exactly what you're looking for above, check here. :)

Engagement Session - $300.00

For couples who need an engagement session without wedding coverage, or couples who want to add an engagement session to a package where one is not included.


One hour portrait session at a location of your choice

  • ​At least 50 fully edited engagement photos returned to you in an online hosting gallery
  • ​A flash drive of all of your edited engagement photos in high-resolution
  • Print release allowing you and your spouse to print photos at an outside location

Bridal Boudoir Session - $500.00

A bridal boudoir session is a wonderful gift for your future spouse and can be as classy as you'd like it to be. Sarah will always be the photographer for every boudoir session and will help you feel comfortable and relaxed during the shoot.

  • One hour portrait session at a location of your choice, either indoor or outdoor
    • ​At least 50 fully edited and beautifully retouched photos returned to you
    • Your edited photos hosted in a private, password protected online gallery
    • ​Digital downloads of all of your high-resolution edited photos with a print release
  • ​A sleek 6x8 black leather bound album of up to 30 of your favorite images

Need a location for your boudoir session? Ask about our partnership with the Vandiver Inn!

Elopement Package - $450.00

Running away to the courthouse? Sarah is available for elopement packages from M-Th.

Qualifiers: 25 guest maximum. No more than 25 miles from Havre de Grace, MD.


Up to one and a half hours of single photographer wedding coverage 

  • Coverage of ceremony and formal portraits
  • ​At least 75 fully edited photos returned to you in an online gallery
  • ​A flash drive of all of your high-resolution edited photos with a print release

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