Those of you interested in having THE WEDDING TOAST team to cover their wedding, we hope this information makes communication easier for us.
THE WEDDING TOAST earlier known as "Anuraag Rathi" is a team of professional candid wedding photographers and cinematographers. The work that you see here is a team work hence each and every team member working on your wedding is a trusted professional.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
BOOKINGS : An advance of 50% of the agreed amount has to be paid for us to book the dates for you. Balance 50% on the first day of the wedding, last day of the wedding or within a week after the wedding festivities.
A non-refundable fee of 20% of the advance amount is levied in case of cancellations from the client side. ( This amount is only refundable if you wish to cancel 5 months prior to the date of event ).
Accommodation, Food & Travel to be borne by client.
PHOTOS & VIDEOS : Candid Photos + Traditional Photos are checked and assessed by THE WEDDING TOAST team to be delivered within a timeframe of 6 - 8 weeks.
Candid Film is checked and assessed by THE WEDDING TOAST team to be delivered within a timeframe of 12 - 16 weeks.
The deliverables include High Resolution images (JPEG format) processed by THE WEDDING TOAST Team. Candid Film and Long Edit will not accomodate more than two changes within a timeframe of 15 days from the date of delivery of the films. Any changes thereafter will be chargeable.
CLIENT CO-OPERATION : Client is expected to give a detailed account of the schedule and flow of the event day as soon as the client has confirmation on the said subject. For Destination weddings and Same Day Edits, we would need the whole crew to be accomodated on the same premises as the events. Local travel needs to be arranged by the client or event management team. On location commute should be provided by client or reimbursed at the time of nearest payment. We would request for you/event coordinator to arrange a desk/space for us to keep our equipment safe and well within our reach at every event. If there is any sort of theft or damage of equipment from the clients site, the client will reimburse the cost.
HOURS OF WORK : Anuraag Rathi Team will be available to work for acceptable hours. “After-Parties” will only be documented for not more than two hours if there is any event the next day starting early morning. The team as well as the equipment takes a minimum of six to eight hours to recharge. Back-ups takes a minimum of an hour or two.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do we go about with booking THE WEDDING TOAST Team to photograph our wedding ?
We are so glad that you liked our work and are looking at us to photograph your special day. So the earlier we connect and discuss, the better it is for us to understand you and your need. After the introduction and agreeing on the style of work, you need to promise with an advance of 50% of the whole package.
The Inquiry Request Form can be a good conversation starter !
Do you do destination weddings? What additional fees are associated with destination weddings?
While THE WEDDING TOAST team is based in Mumbai (Bombay), India, we serve clients all around the world. And yes, we travel wherever the weddings take us ! We are all passport ready and have travelled extensively for all the weddings we have documented. THE WEDDING TOAST Team would love to be a part of your wedding whether it is in India or anywhere in the world. Our destination wedding photography packages include the cost of travel and any extra applicable work fees (visa) and reasonable accommodations.
Can we meet before we book a date ?
We highly recommend that ! If possible, we will set up an in-person meeting or Skype chat at a time convenient for both of us.
What do we get in the package ?
Full coverage of events ( Candid Pictures of family, friends & dear ones ) + High-res and Web-res edited images on Online Gallery. The deliverables comprise of finely processed images. The inclusions of the package differ from client to client.
What exactly is a pre/post wedding couple portraiture ?
Pre/ Post Wedding Couple Portraiture is a chance to break the ice between the couple and THE WEDDING TOAST Team. It gives us a chance to understand your best moments in an informal setting so that we are well prepared on your wedding day. Please take a look at our informal COUPLE PORTRAITURE for your best understanding. This is typically a photo session but video can be opted for and is usually scheduled at the time convenient for both of us.
Do you deliver every image you shoot ?
No, we do not. We delete duplicate images, test shots, missed focused shots, shots with bad expressions and other such images. With our expertise of processing millions of images each year, we delete ones that we feel are duplicates and only deliver the best ones.
How many hours you suggest we set aside for wedding day photos ?
Ideal Time Allotment - 30 to 45 minutes. Having at least 30 minutes for details ensures that we have plenty of time for perfect photos. It is your special day, so allow us sometime to make those gorgeous images that will live forever.