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We document your wedding day by capturing spontaneous split second memories, as well as soft and romantic portraits. Dripping with opulence, oozing originality, or characteristically classic; whatever your weddings style, we will make sure your wedding day is framed to perfection, forever.

YOUR MOST ASKED QUESTIONS

QUESTION

Where are you located?

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We are located in the Lakeview area of New Orleans.

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How do you pronounce Eau Claire?

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The Eau is pronounced just as it is in Eau de Parfum. Eau is French for Water. Claire in French means clear. Sandra chose to name her photography business with the original French spelling of her surname.

QUESTION

How long have you been in business?

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Eau Claire Photographics, LLC was established in New Orleans in June of 2002.

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What are your rates?

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Please e-mail or message us for availability and pricing. We currently offer 4 different collections, and usually customize our collections for each of our clients. Every wedding has different needs and we would love to go over those custom options with you. We promise – we are not pushy sales people.

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Do you travel for weddings?

ANSWER

Yes, absolutely. We have photographed weddings in 18 states and internationally.

We do not charge a travel fee for a 2 hour radius outside of the New Orleans Metro area.

Sandra is originally from South Eastern WI, and we are available to photograph weddings in Milwaukee or the greater Chicago area with little or no travel fees.

QUESTION

Do Sam & Sandra Photograph together?

ANSWER

We usually photograph weddings separately. We have a team of four assistant photographers who work with us on a regular basis as second photographers. Depending on our schedules we will sometimes photograph wedding dates together.

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Do I need a second photographer?

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We offer packages with one or two photographers. If you have a smaller event with 50 guests in one location, usually just one photographer is fine. If you have a large wedding with multiple locations and 300 guests you will most likely need two photographers. We will help recommend what is needed for your exact wedding size and plans.

QUESTION

Do you offer video services?

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We do not offer videography servies. We choose to only focus on photography so we can be at our very best. We can help recommend some amazing New Orleans video companies who we love to work with

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Do you include a print release?

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Yes, all of our packages come with touched up hi-resolution digital images with a print release. All packages also include and online gallery and thumbnail proof book.

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How can we hire Eau Claire Photographics?

ANSWER

To officially reserve your wedding date with us, we ask for a 25% retainer and a signed contract.

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WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

We are located in the Lakeview area of New Orleans. 

HOW DO YOU PRONOUNCE EAU CLAIRE?

The Eau is pronounced just as it is in Eau de Parfum. Eau is French for Water. Claire means clear. It’s Sandra chose to name her photography business with the original French Canadian spelling of her surname.

HOW LONG HAVE YOUR BEEN IN BUSINESS?

Eau Claire Photographics, LLC was established in New Orleans in June of 2002.

DO YOU TRAVEL FOR WEDDINGS?

Yes, absolutely. We have photographed weddings in 18 states and internationally. Sandra is originally from South Eastern WI, and we are available to photograph weddings in Milwaukee or the greater Chicago area with little or no travel fees.
 

HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I BOOK WITH YOU?

On average our clients book with us between 6-18 months. Please don’t let that discourage you from inquiring if your wedding date is under 6 months, as we may still have availability. We book up super fast in the popular months for weddings in New Orleans which are March, April, October and November – and lately, even December has become a crazy popular wedding month.

WHAT ARE YOUR RATES?

Please e-mail or message us for availability and pricing. We currently offer 4 different collections, and usually customize our collections for each of our clients. Our rates start at $2,500 for a full wedding days coverage. Every wedding has different needs and we would love to go over those custom options with you. We promise – we are not pushy sales people.

DO SAM & SANDRA PHOTOGRAPH WEDDINGS TOGETHER?

We usually photograph weddings separately. We have a team of four assistant photographers who work with us on a regular basis as second photographers. Depending on our schedules we will sometimes photograph wedding dates together.
 

DO I NEED A SECOND PHOTOGRAPHER?

We offer packages with one or two photographers. If you have a smaller event with 50 guests in one location, one photographer is usually just fine. If you have a large wedding with multiple locations and 300 guests you will most likely need two photographers. We will help recommend what is needed for your exact wedding size and plans.
 

DO YOUR PACKAGES INCLUDE A PRINT RELEASE?

Yes, all of our packages come with touched up hi-resolution digital images with a print release. All packages also include and online gallery and thumbnail proof book
 

WHAT ARE YOUR TURN AROUND TIMES?

You’l be able to view your photos about 60 days after the wedding. Bridal and Engagement sessions are completed at about 20 days.
 

DO YOU OFFER VIDEOGRAPHY SERVICES?

No, we choose to only focus on photography so we can be at our very best. We can help recommend some amazing New Orleans video companies who we love to work with.
 

WHAT ARE YOUR TURN AROUND TIMES?

You’l be able to view your photos about 60 days after the wedding. Bridal and Engagement sessions are completed at about 20 days.
 

DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH FAMILY PORTRAITS ON THE WEDDING DAY?

Yes, absolutely. Our style falls on the documentary side of wedding photography, but we absolutely take time for family and couples portraits during the wedding day. 80% of what we do is unscripted and unposed. The other 20% of the day is dedicated to family portraits, details and romantic portraits of you both. We work with you one on one to plan out an efficient family portrait list that will fit in with your schedule without taking too much time away from your event.

HOW CAN WE HIRE EAU CLAIRE PHOTOGRAPHICS?

To officially reserve your wedding date with us, we ask for a 25% retainer and a signed contract.