Recall me “winning” an online giveaway for the destination photographer? Recall my utter bliss at winning? and saving money?
Oh me too.
I remember the excitement over budget bliss and the sheer excitement of being chosen.
It was almost too good to be true.
Because it was too good to be true.
No, really. The rug was pulled out from under me.
See, this photographer waited until something else panned out, as in another bride with a wedding the day before ours. Obviously that conflicts right? You can’t shoot a wedding the night before and fly to DC the next morning to take my getting ready shots. That’s quick turn around. This photographer told me she didn’t think that the bride would sign the contract. Then why even give her the contract?
But she did. And she signed it. And it conflicts with this photographer coming to our rehearsal dinner.
In further email correspondence she said would take the first flight out the morning of our wedding.
She seemed to think this would work out fine.
So I asked it to be put in writing.
I wanted to see that she would take the first flight out the next morning and fly into DCA.
Because whoever offers something free and then goes and schedules something conflicting is out to make a buck. I didn’t want to get screwed over.
And then I got this email: