The Gold Package is the second most popular and includes a one hour engagement session for a little pre-wedding photo practice and to help get to know each other prior to the big day. 9 hours of coverage is usually enough to tell the story of the whole day. 9 hours also usually accommodates weddings with longer ceremonies (Catholic Mass for example) and/or travel time between multiple venues The second photographer is present for 6 hours to cover the groom and groomsmen getting ready process as well as capture extra angles during the ceremony, lots of details of your reception space, extra angles during the bride/groom session (or cocktail hour photos) and some of the reception. 9 hours plus second photographer for 6 hours typically includes (but is not confined to):
Bride and Groom Session (during cocktail hour): 30 minutes
Reception Coverage: 4 hours
Extra time to used for travel, longer ceremony, or first-look, etc: 1hour
The second photographer typically stays with the groomsmen for the pre-ceremony photos, and he doesn't necessarily start at the same time as the lead photographer. We discuss and come up with a game plan based on your individual wedding and needs.
There are of course tons of factors that can change how the time is used, such as a desire to do a first look or a difference in priorities. We are extremely flexible and able to customize the use of our time after speaking more in depth with each bride.