FAQs Candid Wedding Photographer

What is your photography style weddings?

What I try to shoot is a fun mix of Candid Shots as well as Posed shots , basically a Creative and Photo journalistic approach and Story telling flow of photographs is what you get , I try to focus primarily on the Bride-Groom , the Family and few close friends , I try to get as much of the Candid moments , the laughter , the naughtiness and the hungama around as much as I can and this is always fun.

Do you give any wedding services?

We provide complete wedding package solutions, whether it is pre- wedding shoots, candid photography, traditional wedding photography, or wedding films.

What is the Difference between Candid Photography and Traditional Photography?

Candid Photography is the latest trend running in the market. In this type of Shoot, candid photographers capture special moments without asking for poses; hence, they look more attractive, creative, and beautiful.

Traditional Photography is also known as conventional Photography, where the photographer asks you to look at the camera and requests for some poses to capture them. It is ideal for documenting the entire event.

Our executives can provide you the samples of both styles of Photography.

What type of equipment do you use for pre wedding photography and videos?

The camera is only an instrument to help them take pictures or film. However, we use Canon 5 D Mark-IV as our main camera. We also use a variety of Canon L Series Lenses, mostly prime lenses.

Also we have other Cameras which are also used such as 5D Mark – III and 6D Mark – II. We also use Drones for Video and other supporting gear like Gimbles, etc,.

We use portable lighting setup of Godox, Elinchrom equipped with the latest technology.

What is your cancellation policy For Pre-Wedding Shoots?

After the booking is confirmed, we block our dates for your work contract, cancelling it would affect our business. We would be charging 50% of the total amount as our cancellation charges.

I find the rates of Candid photographers to be expensive. Do you offer discounts Pre Wedding Shoots?

Nothing beautiful comes easy. If it were easy, everyone would do it. Good quality Candid/photojournalistic photography is hard. The immense amount of hardwork happening behind the scenes, is usually hidden. The number of balls in the air that we juggle to pull out what we do is scary! Trust us on this. The price is fair.

I think our prices are reasonable enough considering how much effort I put into each assignment.  Also I always try to give you best when I can , and try to over deliver , So please no negotiations 🙂

Is the quality/amount of the output negotiable for you ? If yes then surely we can help you. In case you wish to modify any of our packages / change the amount / duration of any service / change the quantity of the output then packages are always negotiable.

Do note that in certain cases we may suggest you alternate quality / duration of output to go with the pricing.

I try my best to give you extra value for your price , when you ask for quote I will try my best to give you the best prices I can offer , after I let you know of the Final Price , there should be no negotiations or bargaining , I have a strict No-Bargain Policy , I just don’t accept / forward the assignments of people who try to bargain , I keep updating my prices from time to time and try to keep it reasonable as I believe that there is no discount for hard work and so our prices should be respected.

What is the procedure for choosing photographs? Can I select the photos?

After the shoot is done , I will do primary sorting of photos almost each day and by the end of the assignment I will give you my selection of photos , My selections will be 80% of the photos and the rest of the photos will be selected by you (These includes photos of important persons whose we might have missed during initial selection).

Can you customise the Wedding Package according to our budget?

Yes we do customise the wedding packages according to the budget but we look to it to be feasible to us without compromising the quality of our work.

Do you charge an extra amount for the weddings that you do outstation?

No, we do not charge any additional amount for weddings done outstation. The charges are same all over. The scape of the photography industry has change, and we believe that everyone has the equal right to access of great services, irrespective of location. But like all other photography teams across the world, the travel and accommodation is provided for by the client. This is an industry standard.

But in all outstation weddings, the photography team loses a day or two just travelling back and forth. We do not charge extra for that. So it kind of gets adjust with the travel expenses and the accommodation expenses.

Do you undertake Pre-wedding shoots outside Bangalore?

Yes, we work all over India and the prices remain same irrespective of the shoot location. However for outstation shoots, we take booking minimum two sessions. There will also be additional cost for travel, food and stay. Please call up for a discussion in case you are looking for a shoot outside Bangalore.

Can I customise my pre wedding shoot?

Most definitely you can. We love working with couples who would like to involve into the pre wedding shoot. This brings out the photographs and the video of the prewedding shoot amazingly well.

Do you do only Candid photography or do you provide traditional photography too?

We do provide traditional photography & Videography. And we have tie ups with good traditional shooters, who shoot with the best equipment & are trained by us, to shoot in a more photo-journalistic way, yet do a standard coverage of the wedding. We do not randomly outsource our traditional work. It is our goal to provide you with quality services in all that we provide.

Do you provide all the photos from Wedding Shoots?

We love keeping our couples happy but we also care about the quality of the pictures and hence, we process all the images before delivering it to the client. Once clicked, we process them, eliminating test shots, missed focused shots, shots with bad expressions, duplicate images, and other images that may affect the final product. We give you all the technically correct images once the work contract is complete on Google Drive or on a DVD.

Can I get details on your wedding photography and pre wedding photography packages?

You can read all the details of our Popular Wedding Photography Packages here and Pre Wedding Photography Packages here, if you find it hard to choose from the packages then you can do a quick compare here , or you can always ask for a customized package quote according to your requirement

What is the cost of Wedding Photographers Bangalore?

Well, this is one of the most frequently asked questions we get from our prospective clients, and here is the answer.

Cost of Wedding Photographers Bangalore depends on various factors; It depends on factors like, how many hours/days the event would go. What type of wedding photography service you wish to opt, type of Album you would need as Print Etc. We have basic wedding photography packages in Bangalore which start from as low as 30,000/- Rs. and it can go upto five lakhs depending upon your requirements. Our executives will be able to provide you the exact quotation if you provide your requirements.

Do you edit some of our pictures from pre wedding shoot?

Yes, we edit some of the photos. We use some of best the photo editing software for image processing job. Our editing job includes colour correction, basic image enhancements. We also convert many photographs in different tones like Black and White, Vintage or film style. Also we prefer not to change or replace the background.

How soon should I book your Pre-wedding Shoot?

The maximum period of advance booking I got till now is about 1Year , but that’s the highest , you should atleast book me around 3 months prior to the event to be on the safe side.

What kind of Travel & Accommodation do you expect to be provided for outstation weddings?

We are non-fussy about our travel and accommodation. As  we are Ok with Bus, Taxi and Train for short trips and prefer flight tickets for longer travel journeys. When it comes to accommodation, we have stayed at the clients home, as well as 5 star hotels and everywhere in between. Just provide us a decent bed, with a roof over our head and a clean and hygienic bathroom, and we are good to go! We are a non fussy bunch.

What are the deliverables I get after you cover my wedding?

You get the following, depending on if it is included in your package:
1) Candid Photography: A set of selected high resolution processed images (around 300-350 per day), and a set of raw images that include all the photographs taken.
2) Traditional photography: All images in high resolution which are taken on the day. (These are just colour corrected if needed and not edited in detail).
3) Pre-wedding shoot: A set of processed high resolution images, which can range from 20 to 50 or more, depending on the time available & the conditions of the location.
4) Traditional film: A DVD (multiple DVDs depending on film size), with a jacket and case with a customized cover design containing the traditional film.
5) Cinematic film: A DVD (multiple DVDs depending on film size), with a jacket and case with a customized cover design containing the cinematic film.
6) Wedding trailer: A high resolution version of the trailer on Vimeo for social media sharing + trailer added to wedding DVD.
7) Photo albums: A high quality printed Photo album with Cover design. Additional copies of the album will be at cost of album minus the designing cost.
8) We have a range of other optional deliverables like Printed photos, photo frames, photo booths etc. Ask us about them when you talk to us, to know more.

Do you provide us with wedding albums, prints, videos and other wedding related services? I would love to get everything under the same roof.

Yes, we do! We are a full service Wedding Media Company and will provide you everything wedding that you could think up of. Video invites, Slideshows, Photo Frames, Printes, Live streaming, Elaborate video set-ups with Jimmy Jibs, Drone cameras, Photo booths, Video booths, Underwater Shoots etc. etc. etc. The list goes on and on! Get in touch with us, and let us know your detailed requirements and we will provide you a solution that you will love.

I am not good at posing. So will that work for pre-wedding Shoots?

My style of photography is mixed, so Candids, Posed and Creative Composition are what I like to provide in a Wedding Package. So I try to mix the experience and style up to give you the best story in my style. Dont worry, your poses will not be complex science and will rather be fun.

We want you to hire for our wedding. How do we book you and what are the payment terms?

We work on customized deliverables based on your requirements and will send you the photography contract. Once you have approved the contract, you should process the payment based on the following schedule:-

A. INR 10000 nonrefundable deposit to block the dates
B. 50% of agreed amount at least 2 weeks before.
C. The remaining amount just after the shoot.

After you have determined on which package you want to opt for, please contacts us on +91-8884021000 or you can e-mail us at info@kaalia.com

You can also visit our office by prior appointment. All the contact information is given in details on the contacts page. Our office location is pointed on Google map.

Do you have an agreement of terms and conditions when the wedding is booked?

Yes, we do have an agreement of terms and conditions when a wedding is booked. Signed copies of this agreement are kept with us as well as the client, when the booking is made. If you are going ahead with booking us after speaking to us, we will provide you the terms & conditions and explain the same in the meeting too. The terms & conditions both protect the client as well as the photographer, are fair & tested over time.

I want a certain image / pinterest inspiration which i would love to have. Can you do the same for my Pre-Wedding shoot?

Of Course we can , either you have to explain me the situation or the framing you want , or you can show me the photos to help me understand what kind of photo you wish for and leave the rest on me.

I loved the pictures that I saw on your Facebook and Instagram Page. Would I be getting exactly the same quality images that I see on your page?

Yes of-course! Every good photographer worth his salt will have a single minded goal to click as good as pictures as he could. We put in our best into every wedding to click pictures that are incredible! And what you see on our website, Facebook, and other Social Media is a result of our hardwork, experience and the co-operation of our lovely clients. But every customer needs to understand that every photographer on the planet, including us, will put his best work on Facebook, Social Media, Websites and everywhere else. Those pictures are our best work, and every wedding will have a few of those extraordinary shots, a general crop of great shots, with some average shots which we had to take to cover something happening in not so conducive photographic conditions. A lot depends on the location, people, lighting, crowd, structure of mandap etc, time, attitude of the couple and so on and so forth.

To read in detail on how you could get the maximum out of your pictures, read our detailed blog post on “How to get the maximum out of your wedding Photographer!

What if I feel that the Pre-wedding Shoot done was not as per my expectations built up after I saw images on the Facebook page/website.

Photography consists of a few elements that need to come together in perfect unison to create stunning images, elements beyond the camera and the skill of the photographer. You can read of them in the link posted in the previous answer. If these elements do not come together, as well, it affects the image quality.
You cannot control all of these elements, but work with us on the above mentioned points, and your pictures will be awesome. Rest assured, we will do everything within our physical and mental abilities to take the most extraordinary pictures on your wedding day.

Who does the copyright of all the images taken on the wedding day belong to?

By general law, copyright of an image belongs to the person who takes it using his/her camera. In the case of wedding pictures that are paid for, there is shared copyright ownership of the photographs between the person clicking it & the person paying for the photographs. That being said, we never use wedding pictures that we take for any other purpose other than showcasing our work on our website & social media. And there too, we use it with copyright watermarks.

What are the modes of payment you accept for wedding and pre wedding packages?

We offer various payment options:

NEFT/IMPS Bank Transfer
Paytm/Google Pay/Phonepe
Online Credit card Payment


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