Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes! In fact, it is our favorite thing to do! We love expanding our creativity in new and unique places! We're based in Southern California, but are available to shoot worldwide! We've lived and worked overseas including in Belgium, Iceland, Great Britain, Hong Kong, China, India, France, Mexico, Thailand, Singapore, and all over the U.S.

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We've shot many weddings over the past 12 years. From traditional to ethnic and cultural weddings, we've captured intimate elopements, week long Indian weddings with thousands of guests, and everything in-between. We love capturing a variety of lights, colors, details, and traditions for all our clients. We appreciate and value cultural differences and enjoy shooting them.

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Yes. We offer full-service video packages designed just for you. We provide video services from pre-weddings, save the dates, and engagement shoots to multiple day weddings, same day edits, highlight trailers and documentary edits. Our wedding and engagement videos have been praised for their story, quality and excellence.

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Yes! We offer the option of drone coverage as long as they are permitted at the location. Drone footage is a great way to enhance your highlight film!

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Yes! We actually specialize in same-day edits and do this often for our couples. We love the idea of bringing you, your family, and friends a special treat to view at the end of your event.

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Your highlight, documentary, and/or same-day edit will be available through an online streaming site. It will also be included in the external drive mailed to you after your wedding day.

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Be sure to account for travel, setup time, location and lighting. Involve us in your planning process to ensure your timeline is set accordingly. Here are recommended times for your important events.

-Dress, rings, shoes, and other bridal accessories – 60 minutes
-Getting ready – 60 minutes
-Bride/Groom individual portrait – 30 minutes
-First Look/Couple session – 60 minutes
-Wedding Party photos – 45 minutes
-Immediate Family photos – 30 to 45 minutes
-Ceremony/Reception décor and venue – 45 minutes
-Grand Reveal (prior to reception) – 45 minutes
-Couple Sunset portraits/Video – 30 minutes
-Creative couple portrait (reception sneak out) – 15-25 minutes
-Send off (grand exit) – 20 minutes

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Yes. We always work with second and sometimes even third shooters to provide extra coverage and candid shots.

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Of course! We bring multiple cameras, lenses, and flashes in case of any loss, malfunctions or damages. We backup all of the files in 3 places - memory cards, studio server with RAID 5, and the cloud.

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Typically, 1000+/- for a full day wedding, 2,500+/- for a South Asian multiday wedding, and 100+ for an engagement.

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No, RAW files are intended for professional use only. Selected images and videos will go through an editing process that includes cropping and color correction. We will not give out unfinished and unedited RAW files to clients.

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About 4 to 6 weeks for weddings and within 2 weeks for engagements. We normally post sneak peeks of our favorite images within 10 days after the shoot. The turnaround time for our Italian albums is 4 weeks.

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Save the date and engagement videos are normally available within 3 weeks. The wedding highlight trailer turnaround time is 5-6 weeks after the wedding. The documentary edits are available between 10-12 weeks after the wedding.

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Absolutely. We are fully licensed and insured. We have our business license and liability insurance with us at all times and will be happy to show them to you or send a copy to your wedding venue upon request.

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Not to worry! Our studio has a team of photo and video associates that shoot to the same editorial style. That way, no matter your date you will always be taken care of by the Peter Nguyen Studio.

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Jaw dropping gorgeous! All albums are designed by our studio and handmade in Italy. We use a crystal glance cover, leather spine, pearl paper, and metallic print. We’d love to meet with you and show you our albums in person!

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Yes! We love to meet our clients face to face prior to the wedding day! Cultivating a real friendship is very important to our studio. If you are not local to Los Angeles or Orange County, we will set up a facetime!

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Begin by working with us to create a package unique to you. Then, we get your basic contact information and prepare the contract for you to review and e-sign via DocuSign. We’ll send you payment instructions for the retainer. You are officially marked on our studio calendar once we received the signed contract and retainer payment.

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Phone: (714) 665-2144

Email: info@peternguyenstudio.com

Address: 2708 Westminister Ave Suite 200, Santa Ana, CA 92706