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| p.1 #6 · Dress is a mess - What to do? |
My contract always states that bridal portraits should be scheduled at least 6 weeks before the wedding date if they expect to have it on display at the reception. Her wedding is scheduled for April 6th, so she was very late in getting her dress. Her work schedule and the approaching wedding date didn't leave enough time for a re-shoot, so there weren't any viable options. I offered to edit her top selection for what I considered to be a reasonable price. She apparently had heartburn with the fee, and ultimately opted for an image that was cropped through her hips. It was much easier (and less expensive) to edit, and she seems to be satisfied. Even so, she's a really nice lady, and I'm going to offer a post-wedding re-shoot at no cost.
This is a cropped image (captured while setting up the lights) that illustrates the condition of her dress. I tried a few shots with flat lighting, but the wrinkles were still very noticeable.