We are Candid Affair, a group of talented young professional photographers and cinematographers with an addiction to creativity and years of experience to back us up. We quit our jobs to pursue our passion and dreams. None of us are really famous or hold many awards. But when it comes to your wedding, you can rest assured that you’ll get nothing less than the best we have to offer!
We choose to be a part of the most special day in your life because we love our job and the ecstatic look on the couple’s face when we show them their pictures or wedding film is priceless! These are the moments we crave for and motivates us to do what we do best. So don’t think twice, have a Candid Affair!
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What is your date of Establishment?
Candid Affair was established in early 2013
How far in advance should clients book your services?
It is strongly recommended to book atleast 4-6 months in advance, sometimes earlier if it is during the peak wedding season.
What is the advance payment before the event?
50% advance payment is required for confirmed booking and the balance amount payable within 14 days of completion of the event and receipt of final invoice. Deliverables will not be shipped until all dues are cleared.
What is your cancellation policy?
Advance payment is non-refundable under any circumstances since once you are booked, we turn away other inquiries for the same dates and lose potential business.
Why choose me?
Candid Affair was established with only one purpose: to make your special day an affair to remember. Our sole motivation is to bring a smile on your face and a twinkle in your eyes every time you look at your pictures. All of us are professionals and have training and years of experience to provide you with the best quality possible.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day?
We take a maximum of 2 bookings in a day.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
We always carry backup equipment in case of malfunctions or emergencies.
What special techniques do your specialize in?
All of us are formally trained in photography and are technically sound. Some of our photographers are also commercial artists. All of us have excellent aesthetic sense and are capable of creating spectacular visuals.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
We are experienced with shooting under available light, using flash guns and using studio lights.
How many photographers do you work with?
We mostly work with 1-2 photographers depending on the event and the client's requirements. In addition, one or two interns might tag along to get on-the-job training.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We use high-end full frame Nikon and Canon DSLRs along with an array of fast lenses. We also use flashguns and studio lights whenever necessary. We use Class 10 High-speed High Capacity CF and SD memory cards and have laptops and external hard disks available on site for immediate storage and backup.
Do you charge for travel?
Our prices do not include travel, accommodation or meal charges. Travel charges are as per the most reasonable flight atleast 5 hours before the event or by AC II tier train if journey within 12 hours. Accommodation and meals to be provided by the client. We can make the arrangements ourselves provided the client makes the full payment in advance.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
Within 2-3 weeks
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
All copyrights remain with Candid Affair and the original photographer.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
We reserve the right to use the photos to promote our own work on our website, in publications, and social media. We will not sell the images or use them for commercial gain. You will have full usage and printing rights on your images and can use them in any manner, as long as it is not for commercial gain.
When will the client get the final album?
Once you've selected the pictures for the album and paid the album cost in full, it should arrive at your doorstep in another 2-3 weeks.
Are you a commercial studio or a home-based business?
What is your style of photography?
Portraiture, Candid Photos, Photojournalism, Contemporary, Photobooth, Pre-wedding shoots, Couple Shoots, Location Shoots, Portfolios, Traditional wedding photography
What does your package include?
Albums, Digital Files, High Resolution Images
What types of events do you specialize in?
Weddings, Receptions, Sangeet, Bridal Shower, Bachelor Parties, Anniversarries, Baby Showers, Birthday Parties, Engagement, Get Togethers, Corporate Events
What price range would your services fall under?
Apart from weddings, what else are you into?
Food Photography, Fashion Photography, Corporate Photography, Travel Photography, Kids Photography
Which religion weddings do you specialize in?
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