I was at a consultation one day for a potential bride. As I sat and watched her fumble with her keys, then the pen I had given her to sign her contract, it hit me that maybe I should do something to make consultations a little more bride-friendly. She needed something tangible that she could see and hold; something that reminded her that she was investing in something--something that made her feel more like she was going to enjoy her experience with me, and less like she was making a cookie-cutter business deal. Bottom line: I wanted to spoil her. I want to spoil all my brides who book with me! I want them to know that I truly appreciate their business and that I will do everything in my power to make them feel special in every way. Thus, the birth of the Moria' Photography magazine!
I wanted my magazine to cover all the essential things brides wonder about their wedding photography. But why stop there? I added all the things I could possibly think of that any bride would want to know. I gave tips and tricks to enhance the quality of their wedding photos, tips for brides and grooms, as well as other wedding party members, a style-guide for engagement sessions, and so many more things.
Next, I went through a list of contacts that I had previously worked with for weddings, and thought about how much I loved working with them. This inspired me to make a preferred-vendors list in the magazine to help my brides come into contact with other wedding professionals, to make their big day even better!
BUT WHY STOP THERE?
My goal was to really SPOIL my brides, and I wanted MORE than just a magazine! I decided to custom make full packages for brides to open at our consultation! I want couples to feel as though they're not paying me for a job, I want them to feel as though we are making a trade--that we are gifting to one another, and I want them to enjoy their experience with me throughout the entire time we are together. I added a few flyers, a welcome note, and more goodies that you'll just have to be a Moria' Photography wedding couple in order to see!
PDF file versions are available to all Moria' Photography brides past, present, or future! I do however ask that you do not distribute them, and keep it our little secret.