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i'm Nilo!

welcome bride to be

This is such an exciting time for you! My name is Nilo Burke, and I am the owner and photographer behind Nilo Burke Photography LLC! I am so excited that you’re interested in my photography services. I would like to tell you a little about myself, my family, and the heart behind my photography business. 

get to know me a little better

- My husband and I having been married for nearly 10 years!
- He is the thinker and I am the dreamer of the family.
- I have a beautiful step-daughter who has a heart of gold!
- My little girl is the light of my eyes and the reason I get up every day. She is absolutely spoiled and is loved very much by everyone in her life.
- We also have a 90lbs lab, Penny, who came into our life thanks to one of my past couples. She is precious, and we cannot imagine life without her.
- I began my photography business in 2010, officially!
- I am the lead photographer at your wedding/event. I am also the only person who runs my business 100%. I take care of everything from your inquiry, to contract and booking process, to shooting the wedding, editing, blogging, and delivering your images to you. I love creating beautiful images but more importantly, I love serving my couples on one of the greatest days of their lives!!

learn some random facts

I love tea and coffee. So naturally I love collecting tea cups and tea pots.

I write letters, stories, biographies of my loved ones, How-To instructional booklets for my daughter, and love letters to my beloved husband.

I love feeding my family and my friends. I love making my daughter and stepdaughter their favorite dishes.

Of course, where would I be without my camera?

Surround me with books like Belle and I will die happy.

Surround me with books... and sushi.

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reading books

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creative writing

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sushi

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my camera

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cooking

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These are a few of my favorite things

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My Philosophy

I’m sure your mind is racing with all that needs to be planned. It’s all very exciting but it can also be somewhat overwhelming. You’re planning the day that you’ve been anticipating your whole life and yet you only get one shot at it! By the time you get the hang of it, the planning is over! Our goal as wedding photographers is to make this one aspect of the planning process simple. Photography is more than just images, it’s a real part of your day. Not only do you deserve beautiful images, you also deserve an amazing photographic experience. When my couples feel comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera, that results in genuine, joyful images! When I think back to my wedding day, I remember amazing memories.... but most of the moments I remember really well are the instances that were captured in my pictures. They are priceless to me. Our photographer made us feel so comfortable and for the first time, I experienced what it feels like to be in front of the camera as a bride. Your wedding day is an experience from beginning to end and your photography is a huge part of that experience..... shouldn’t it be fun? and enjoyable? and natural? I think so! My goal is not only to capture memories for my clients, it’s to create an experience that they will never forget.

I’m sure your mind is racing with all that needs to be planned. It’s all very exciting but it can also be somewhat overwhelming. You’re planning the day that you’ve been anticipating your whole life and yet you only get one shot at it! By the time you get the hang of it, the planning is over! Our goal as wedding photographers is to make this one aspect of the planning process simple. Photography is more than just images, it’s a real part of your day. Not only do you deserve beautiful images, you also deserve an amazing photographic experience. When my couples feel comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera, that results in genuine, joyful images! 

When I think back to my wedding day, I remember amazing memories.... but most of the moments I remember really well are the instances that were captured in my pictures. They are priceless to me. Our photographer made us feel so comfortable and for the first time, I experienced what it feels like to be in front of the camera as a bride. Your wedding day is an experience from beginning to end and your photography is a huge part of that experience..... shouldn’t it be fun? and enjoyable? and natural? I think so! My goal is not only to capture memories for my clients, it’s to create an experience that they will never forget.

My Process

One way I ensure that our brides and grooms enjoy the BEST photographic experience possible is through forming a relationship with our couples. I try my best to make sure that all of my couples are the PERFECT fit for us before officially booking. A bride and groom should connect with their photographer, trust their photographer and be EXCITED about the whole process with them! After booking, I love getting to know my clients through an ENGAGEMENT SESSION that helps them warm up to the camera so that they are ready to rock and roll on the wedding day! By the time the wedding day arrives, my clients feel more like friends and that creates a safe and relaxed environment for photography! Now that you know a little bit about my approach to the wedding day, you can continue reading to find more detailed information about THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE!

Whats Included

 additional wedding day coverage~ $200 per hour

~Complimentary Engagement Session
~10 Hours of Wedding Day Coverage
~High Resolution digital images
~Online Image Gallery
~Option to add a Second Photographer
($400 for 4 hours, $750 for 8 hours)
~120 Miles of Travel for wedding day
~60 Miles of Travel for Engagement Shoot
(.57 per additional mile)

$2900

sized 8x8 ~ 40 page ~ linen cover

the legacy album

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$3500

8x8 40 page Album $600
10x10 40 Page Album $900
Additional album Spread (2 Pages) $25 per spread
 Protective Album Case $85
8x8 Duplicate Parent Album - $600

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Why invest

Your first decision as an engaged couple is to set priorities for your wedding planning. You have to decide what you value most. Is it the dress? The food? The Venue? As a bride AND photographer, I believe that couples should make their photography a top priority. After the big day is over, you will leave your reception with a spouse & your pictures.... that’s it! All of that planning and preparation is over in a matter of hours! So if you’re choosing to invest in high quality photography, those images deserve a classy, elegant home after the wedding. I offer high end, leather bound Legacy Albums for my wedding clients. The images are printed straight onto the pages and the covers are wrapped with top grain leather. This is the perfect ending to The Wedding Experience and it’s a keepsake that you will be showing your children and grandchildren one day!

Engagements

I am more than willing to travel for engagement sessions! I actually love it when my couples ask me to photograph them in a location that means something special to them! I book engagement sessions at least two months in advance and 60 miles of travel are included.

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Digital files

I average 75-100 images per hour that I am shooting. I love delivering my client’s files quickly and easily via an online gallery. You will have the ability to print, share and download your images as much as you want. I believe in freely sharing my work because that is what I would want if I were in your shoes!

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coverage

I am often asked if 10 hours are enough time to capture the full wedding story, and my answer always is yes! My main goal right now is to save your date. You can always add additional coverage as we get closer to the big day and we have a good idea of your timeline.

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My style

I love being both interactive and discreet throughout the wedding day. There will be parts of the wedding day when I will need to be in control in order to accomplish everything that needs to be done while staying on schedule. There will also be moments when you shouldn’t even know that I’m there. (The ceremony, during dances and toasts, etc.) I teach my couples how to pose, model and interact during their engagement session so they are naturals on the wedding day and don’t need quite as much instruction from us!

my style

booking

Once I have answered any questions you may have and you have decided that my Wedding Experience is exactly what you’re looking for on your wedding day, the next step is a booking proposal. I will create an online proposal that will walk you through the package and when you’re ready you can save your date by signing your contract and paying your deposit online.

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Before our wedding I heard many people say, "You'll never look at your wedding photos again," or express some kind of disappointment with how their photos turned out. I can honestly say that we love our wedding photos and feel very grateful to have had the opportunity to work with Nilo on our special day. Nilo did such a wonderful job capturing, not only the details of our wedding, but who we are as a couple and the emotions that we felt on our wedding day. Not only is Nilo professional responsive, and easy to work with, but she is also very kind and will definitely feel like a member of the family but the end of the day!

Lilly & Jamey

My wedding day to my husband was one of the happiest days of my life. Nilo preserved our special day perfectly with the pictures she took. She followed us around all day long and got pictures of every stage of the day. This is the second time we had used her, and yet again, she delivered.

Amara & Michael

I’m so glad you contacted me! Enjoy this season of engagement and get excited about your BIG DAY because it’s going to be fabulous! Plan and prepare but always remember that at the end of the day, you’re marrying the love of your life and that’s all that really matters. I want to Congratulate you on your engagement and I look forward to hearing from you! Be sure to visit the website to view my most recent work, and let’s connect on Instagram and Facebook! I would love to see what you are up to as you plan your Big Day!

Thank You

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Nilo

with love, 

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