Abby Dance

the photographer

Abby Dance is a well established and experienced New Zealand Photographer specialising
in Commercial Photography, Wedding Photography and Portrait Photography.

Known as the Best Photographer in Taupo, Abby has had great success with numerous weddings,
portraits and commercial work, taking great care in mastering many fields of photography.

Based in Taupo

Abby typically photographs in the Central Plateau (Taupo, Turangi, Pukawa
Bay, Omori, Kuratau) The Waikato (Tokoroa, Putaruru, Tirau and Hamilton , Coromandel,
and Coville) as well as The East Coast Regions (Napier, Gisborne, Tauranga, Waihi,
Whangamata, Hot Water Beach, Whitianga ) and also covers The Waiarapa (Masterton,
Martinborough, Castlepoint and Featherston)

She has extensive local knowledge of these areas offering a contemporary and fresh
approach to your personal or business’s photographic needs.

Abby will travel to locations outside these areas

She prides herself on being a Location Photographer able to adapt easily to new locations to meet client’s needs.
Abby Dance takes her role as a Wedding Photographer seriously, which is why she offers
Queensberry Albums to her clients. The Ultimate in Quality.

Commercial Photographer

Abby Dance offers Conference Photography, Web ackages, Real Estate Photography, Business Profiles, Farming Profiles, Corporate Head Shots, Team Photos, Event Photography, Product Photography and Editorial Press Photography.

Clients include:

Ministry Of Education, ANZ, Ruapehu Alpine Lifts, Air New Zealand, Dairy NZ, Huka Lodge, Caci Clinic, Line 7, NZ Beef and Lamb Genetics, Gardon Limited, Mitre 10 MEGA, Ospri, Ravensdown, Uno Magazine, The New Zealand Herald, The Australian News Ltd, Auckland City Mission, BIDVEST, Oceania Healthcare, PGG Wrightson, Bayleys, Globlet, , MITO, New Zealand Fire Service, Farmlands, HANZ, Boulevard Waters, Iwi Investors Ltd, Lone Star, Forte Flooring, Lava Glass, Indigo, Tai Chung Travel, Taupo Children’s Corner, Daniel Associates, Oreti Village, Ford….

Phone: +64 (0) 274 151 020

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What is your style?

I’m not sure that I have ‘one’ certain style. I aim to be flexible and meet each and every one of my client’s expectations. Over the years I have mastered the many fields of photography and as part of my service I apply what is required to meet your needs.

I will take a photojournalistic approach when it counts, use our organisational skills when needed and most importantly keep it fun and deliver great images. I like to keep things, clean, contemporary and timeless.

Will you retouch the files?

All images are carefully edited and retouched one by one. Further retouching when needed can vary from image to image and may be as simple removing a blemish a blemish right through to building a dramatic sky using only information in the file. So nothing is fake, just carefully enhanced.

With all wedding packages, I include a full set of retouched colour corrected files,  and another full set of creative retouched files so you have freedom and flexibility. You will not be stuck with outdated images in years to come (and will not financially tied to the studio if you need changes made in the future) Clean, true images are always at hand. Simple!

When do we get to see our images?

You will be sent a ‘Sneak Peek’ within 24 hours of your wedding day. Just a handful of files to share with family and friends that were, perhaps unable to make it.

The rest of your beautifully edited and retouched digital files will be delivered within 10-14 working days depending on the Wedding Package you have selected.

Commercial clients can expect the turnaround of images to fit in with their specified deadline.

When should we book?

It’s obviously best to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. You can start this process through the contact page. Once your booking is paid, you can sit back and rest assured you have me firmly locked in for the day.

How much is your booking fee and is it refundable? Commercial and Wedding Clients

For my Commercial Clients, the scheduled shoot is 100% refundable if cancelled with 1 week or greater notification. If the agreed hours or coverage (continued confirmation of booking after quotation) are reduced or cancelled with less than 1 week notification of booking 50% of the quotation will be charged for. Postponements are to be discussed with The Photographer. For Wedding Photography, the booking fee is $400.00 with the remainder of the package price to be paid on the day. The booking fee is 50% refundable 6 months plus from the wedding date. The booking fee is not refundable if cancelled within 6 months of the proposed shoot.  Postponements are to be discussed with The Photographer. (And fear not, I know sometime life gets in the way, and I am extremely compassionate when needs need to be met) For all second shooters and Videographers booked 50% will be charged regardless of cancellation time

If I buy a voucher is it transferable if we are unable to make it?

Vouchers are transferable once only, within a 6 month period. Any charitable auction vouchers or donated vouchers are not transferable, nor able for resell, donation, or personal gain. Sorry guys, some people actually do this! (And keep the profits!)

Do you travel?

I sure do! Travel up to 100km is included in all three standard wedding packages. Additional travel costs are kept to an absolute minimum so certainly get in touch to find out more.

Do you do albums?

Yes. As a longstanding supplier of Queensberry products, rest assured that the albums available on the Product page are the ULTIMATE in quality and can be completely personalised to suit your individual style.