Wedding Photography Price Guide

Build Your Own Package

Below you will find an a la carte menu to build the perfect wedding photography package for you. Reference the travel expenses section for additional fees associate with out-of-town locations in Washington, California and beyond. Customize your own package to fit your needs. Start with the base rate. Add additional time as needed. Then add any services you want, including an engagement session, album, photo booth, or a second photographer.

Base Rate: $2000

Perfect for elopements or micro weddings. Includes 4 hours of photography, 300-400 high-resolution edited images delivered via convenient digital download, a copyright license to print your photos, wedding planning advice, and an online gallery, slideshow, and optional printing service for friends and family.

Additional Time: $250/hr

From my years of experience, I’ve found that full-day wedding coverage requires 8-10 hours. I am happy to run you through a sample wedding day timeline to determine how much time you’ll need.

A groom's old watch worn on his wedding day.

Engagement Session: $600

A la carte engagements are $700. High-resolution images included. Engagements sessions are great practice for your big day. Enjoy as many locations and clothing changes that can fit into two hours. For more info on my approach to photographing engagements click here. Or click the following link for 10 Reasons Why You Should Do An Engagement Session.

Fine Art Album: $800

A la carte albums are $900. There’s no better way to tell your complete wedding day story than an album. It’s a work of art and a historical document of your family. You deserve one. Each elegant, archival 10” x 10” album is personally designed by Kyle Carnes and comes standard with a customizable cover, rigid lay-flat pages, and 50 images. Larger albums are available and additional images can be added. Click here for an example.

bride on her wedding day posing in a photo booth with her friends.

Photo Booth: $600

Photos are taken by a dedicated photographer in front of a vintage background lit by a studio light. Fun props included. Photo booth images are delivered along with the wedding images via digital download.

2nd Photographer: $600

Recommended for weddings with guest counts over 100. Capture even more special moments of your wedding day by hiring a second seasoned professional photographer handpicked by Kyle Carnes.

A double exposure portrait of a bride and groom and twinkling lights.
A surprise proposal on the Oregon Coast in Yachats at Devil's Churn.

Surprise Proposals: $700

Receive a $100 discount if you also book your wedding package with Kyle Carnes. He will help you scout the proposal location and prepare. On the day of the shoot, he will arrive 30 minutes ahead of time to guarantee he’s ready and well hidden. After the proposal, an hour will made available for portraits. Images are delivered via digital download with a copyright license to make prints. Travel fees apply. Click the following link for a surprise proposal example.

Expedited Gallery Delivery: $250

With this option your full wedding gallery is guaranteed to be delivered within 2 weeks of your wedding date. During the busy wedding season, normal delivery is usually within 1 or 2 months, although contractually delivery is guaranteed within 3 months.

A bride and groom celebrate during their wedding ceremony while walking back up the aisle as husband and wife.
A small wedding ceremony on Oahu, Hawaii with palm trees and mountains in the background.

Travel Expenses

Every effort is made to keep travel expenses minimal. Fifty miles roundtrip is included in your package. Each extra mile is 56 cents. If an overnight stay or air travel is required, a reasonable fee will be added to the package price to cover lodging, flights, and ground transportation. Travel expenses usually range from $50-$200 for locations in Oregon and Washington, $500-$800 in California, and $700-$900 in Hawaii. Pricing for other destinations is available upon request.

Winter Special

Weddings occurring between the months of November and March are eligible for a 10% discount on their wedding package exluding applicable travel and lodging expenses.

A bride and groom cuddle during their winter wedding portraits session in the snow at Mt Hood Meadows.