Once the sun has set on your wedding day, there’s still more to look forward to: receiving your Maui Wedding Photos. This is your chance to relive your day, see moments you missed, and recapture all those emotions.
And if you were lucky enough to have a Destination Wedding in Hawaii, it’s your chance to return to the islands, at least in spirit.
These images represent big moments, and they shouldn’t be restrained to phone screens and social media posts. They deserve to be printed, held, displayed on walls and in frames, passed from hand to hand as you share memories of your wedding day.
That’s why I encourage all my couples to print their images, and I make it easy for them. Ahead, I’m sharing all my insight into making the most of your Maui Wedding Photos, so your story can be brought to life in the most tangible way possible.
Prints and albums often become an afterthought, something you’ll get around to when the time comes. But life gets busy, expenses come, and soon your images get put on the back burner, or your plans become simplified.
The best way to avoid this is to plan ahead. Create a vision for your Maui Wedding Photos and budget for it beforehand. Not only will this ensure that you’ve allotted the right resources for your prints and albums, but you also will know the kind of images you want.
All of my signature Maui wedding photography packages include a professional heirloom album. One of my top priorities is creating a storybook that will bring your day to life. I want to tell the complete tale through a mix of details and scenery, candid moments and perfectly-posed shots.
I’m envisioning your album long before you say “I Do.”
But the images go beyond albums – you need to select what you’ll share and display too. Ahead are some additional tips for planning your prints.
Even if your wedding day is behind you, you can still begin prioritizing your prints and albums now. Keep reading to learn best practices for ordering and sharing Maui wedding photos.
I take great pride in my work, so it’s disappointing to see my couples receive prints with poor colors, pixelated details, and thoughtless cropping. Unfortunately, this is what you often get at budget retailers, no matter how skilled your photographer is.
Sure, low-cost printing has its place, and I’m glad you’re excited to print off my images. But for the pictures that truly matter – the ones you’re framing or hanging, gifting or arranging – it’s worth the investment to order them directly from your photographer.
The print company I partner with is calibrated with my shooting style. I review all orders for cropping and enlargement quality, and I guarantee their products.
Everybody has different needs for their prints, but if you’re wondering what you should budget for (or where to start with your order), here are some recommendations for what to print off.
Ordering a print of each image is pricey, I know. Many couples save money by ordering these images at a retail printer, which is fine. But if you want to treasure these images for the long haul, it may be worth purchasing professional quality 4×6 prints of each picture.
Ready to place your print order? Here’s how to purchase prints with Samantha Dahabi Photo:
Your prints have arrived, and now it’s time for them to do their job, which is bringing your wedding day to life. But how do you protect these incredible images as they serve their purpose?
Ensure your frames and albums have UV protection if they’ll be in the sunlight for part of the day. And don’t store them in places where they’ll get bent or warped.
If you have prints you aren’t hanging or arranging right away, store them high and dry in a dedicated photo box. But make sure to take them out from time to time – you want to be able to enjoy them.
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