Playaweddings Photography Pricing 2017-2018

We bring our commitment to documenting the beauty of life–and a passion for finding poetry in reality–to everything we do.  Rachel Schrank is an award-winning photographer (recognized by the International Society of Wedding Photographers) and a member of the ISPWP, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, the Wedding Photo Journalist Association, and Britain’s Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers.  Rachel loves to get lost in the moment, and to find what is uniquely “you” about your wedding day, to bring the spirit of your love to light!!!

As always, we love chatting about your wedding plans, great or small!  So feel free to submit an inquiry at any time!  If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, get in touch with us.  We are always happy to customize any package to fit your needs and your budget.  We look forward to celebrating with you!!!

A NOTE TO ALL-INCLUSIVE RESORT COUPLES:  Outside vendor fees got you down?  In most cases we can offer FREE EXTRA COVERAGE TIME to offset the high outside vendor fees charged by many resorts.  Ask us for details.

 Photo ADD-ONS:

bride flipping her hair in the ocean

trash the dress

Starting at $600:  Come with us on an adventure–in your wedding dress!


This creative portrait session gives you and your partner a chance to relax and have sexy fun together in some gorgeous locations. Your resort, the streets of Playa del Carmen, a secluded beach, a magical cenote, wherever! All are the perfect backdrop for some crazy, inspired newlywed portraits you will cherish for years to come. Includes a USB drive of 60 fully edited images. We’ll also post an online version of your slideshow to share.

Starting at $600 for a 2 hour TTD session at your resort with one photographer plus an assistant.  Other venues include:

  • Resort (at Sunrise): add $100
  • City+Beach: add $100
  • Cenote: add $200
  • Cenote+Beach: add $300
  • Underwater Cenote: add $500
  • Add Behind-the-Scenes Video: $800



Starting at $400:  Give your lover a sexy surprise as a memento of your wedding day!


Make time on your wedding  day for some sexy, relaxed portraits in your hotel room before the whirlwind begins.  There’s nothing like running around in your underwear  and giggling with the girls to get you in the mood for the big day!  This session can be just for you or for two–whatever you are dreaming of!

Starting at $400 for a 1 hour wedding day session.  We can also do a 1.5 hour standalone session on another day for $600.  Includes one photographer and 30 edited images included with your wedding day package.


engagement & portrait

Starting at $300:  Add an engagement or a next-day portrait session to your wedding day package, or book one separately!


A 1 hour engagement or portrait session with your love, at your resort or in Playa del Carmen.  Includes one photographer plus an assistant, and 30 fully edited images.

1.5 hours / 50 images: $450
2 hours / 60 images: $600


photo booth!

Starting at $800:  Instant photo gratification for your reception guests!


Includes props, instant prints, a photo booth attendant, plus an online gallery to share. Includes up to 4 hours of photo booth fun.

Extra hours can be purchased for $200 each.


express slideshow

$500:  A slideshow of 50 edited images telling the story of your day, to share with friends and family.  Delivered online within 2 weeks of the wedding.


If your destination wedding was an intimate affair, show off your wedding to family and friends who couldn’t attend as soon as possible after the wedding day!  This slideshow is in addition to the longer one delivered as part of your wedding day package.


rehearsal dinner coverage

Starting at $600:  Two hours of one photographer coverage for your rehearsal dinner, welcome party, or other wedding event.


Includes 60 edited images to be delivered as part of your wedding day package.

Extra coverage hours can be purchased at $300 per hour.

Summer & Reed | Super 8 Film Trailer | Dreams Cancun | Riviera Maya Wedding Videography

super 8 film

Starting at $1200:  Give your video the vintage touch by adding Super 8 coverage on real film to any photography package.  Note: availability of this add-on is dependent on filmmaker availability


We know just what and when to shoot to maximize every second of film shot!  Every Super 8 Add-On includes a standalone reel on video of all Super 8 footage, Super 8 highlights mixed into your wedding day edit, and delivery of the film reel itself for your archives.  Please see the SUPER 8 FILM page for more info!

3 rolls / One Filmmaker / 6-7.5 mins film time – $1200



Starting at $500:  The quintessential keepsake of your wedding day, handmade by Renaissance Albums


We proudly offer three styles of handcrafted Renaissance Albums, made of the finest materials in New York, USA.  Prices start at $500 for a 20-page 10 x 10 classic Essex album to $1850 for a 50-page 12 x 12 luxe quality Soho album.

Make up to a $100 deposit on your wedding album at booking time, and we will double your deposit toward the final cost of your album!

More information on the full range of options can be found at these links….

Essex Book
Bowery Book
Soho Book

digital negatives

$500:  Unedited originals of all deliverable images for your archives.


Keep the original digital negative files of ALL deliverable images shot on your wedding day in your archives.  All images will be delivered to you on a hard drive in RAW format.


a la carte editing

Starting at $15 per image:  Add additional edited photos to your Express Photography package.


Add extra edited photos to your package at booking time or after the wedding.

A la carte at $15 per image

or at the following package rates…

25 images for $350
50 images for $500

100 images for $750

(Additional images after the first 100 are $7 each)

Fake Super 8

fake super 8

$600:  A budget friendly option that gives you the romance of vintage Super 8 with the convenience of modern digital videography.


Fake Super 8 Add-on includes an edited highlights video from footage shot during wedding day coverage.