Nitin & Sandeep are the owners and primary photographers of www.shutterink.in, based in Chandigarh, India. Their years of experience and working style enables them to artistically capture all the fun, drama, and flow of emotions during a wedding.
What is your date of Establishment?
Nitin and Sandeep have been photographing since 2007. Though Shutterink was established Jan 2012, when Sandeep popped this idea and since then there is no turning back. Their creative style and artistic images speaks volume about their photography experience. No wonder they are among the most sought after photographers in the region in a short span of time.
How far in advance should clients book your services?
We understand that Indian weddings are generally date-bound. Most of the times dates are fewer and most of the weddings fall on those dates. So there is no 'lead time' a safe time. Generally speaking for peak wedding season, you should definitely reach out to us at least 6 months in advance.
What is the advance payment before the event?
We take industry set practice of 50% advance for booking your dates with us.
What is your cancellation policy?
We understand that cancellation of booking will be done under most unavoidable circumstances. We are open to discussion. However in most cases booking amount is non-refundable.
Why choose me?
We are a team of two core photographers who absolutely love to be amidst of indian weddings; our working style allows us to capture all the emotions and the real essence of a wedding; a wide experience of covering small and as well as large scale weddings; intellectual photographers who understands how to make your life easier; and of course, we produce brilliant photographs which allows you to relive those beautiful memories.
Can you describe highlights of your work
We spend a lot effort to gel with the couple, their families, and friends. This essentially helps us attract least attention and continue their work unobtrusively. We put extraordinary concentration on details. We make sure that important guests, family members gets photographed and as well as all the big and small details like flowers, cards, venue, decoration gets recorded in a beautiful way.
After the shoot, with discussions with the couple, we produce absolutely beautiful and creative images, which captures the true essence of couple's lives during the celebrations.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day?
We do only one wedding at a time. When we get booked, we give all our attention to the couple who booked us.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Yes, we do. We in fact bring backup of backup as well.
What special techniques do your specialize in?
We have a contemporary style. We do mix our vision of fashion and portraiture during the shoot. We try to keep it off-beat, natural with mix of candidness of the moment.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Ooh yeah! Wedding photography is probably a genre where there are a lot uncontrolled elements, like drunk guests. Different lighting situations however can be dealt with relative ease. You can relax and concentrate on enjoying your event and we can take care of all the technical side of shooting.
How many photographers do you work with?
We have covered a cozy wedding of 50 people and as well as over 4000 guests. So relax and let us worry about the our team composition. We will have a detailed discussion with you on every aspect of the wedding and accordingly we decide on our team composition.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
When we commit a date, we make it.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We bring all the necessary equipments cameras, lenses, flash, studio strobe, light stand, tripods, triggers, bags, and what not! Everything that we need to do an awesome job, will be brought along with.
Do you charge for travel?
Within Delhi and Chandigarh (within city limits), there are no travel charges. For rest of India, where applicable road / air travel charges are applicable.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
Within 4 weeks of coverage.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Yes, we do. You are free to use the images for your personal purpose like social networking, printing, re-printing, creating your personal albums, sharing over internet, sending them to relatives. Though you cannot use the images for commercial purpose like selling it to somebody. Which we are not sure, if you would want to do anyways.
From our side, we own the 'copyright' of the images that we create. This essentially means that we remain the author of the image.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Yes, we hope to be able to use the images for our marketing. This generally involves using images on social networking and for press activities.
When will the client get the final album?
The best way to preserve the memories of your wedding, is a photo album. We provide various options in wedding albums. Delivery could take anything between 10 - 14 weeks after the wedding.
Are you a commercial studio or a home-based business?
We travel all across India to cover weddings and are a home based business.
What is your style of photography?
Portraiture, Candid Photos, Photojournalism, Contemporary, Pre-wedding shoots, Couple Shoots, Location Shoots, Portfolios
What does your package include?
Albums, High Resolution Images
What types of events do you specialize in?
Weddings, Receptions, Sangeet, Bridal Shower, Anniversarries, Baby Showers, 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?
Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Any
What kind of a setup is your business?
Freelancer, Professional Photographer
What kind of payment modes do you accept?