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Wedding Photography - J. Charles Thompson Photography - Serving Downriver, Southeast Michigan and surrounding states.

Stage One Productions makes every attempt for your wedding photography to be simple and straightforward, yet always keeping it creative and artistic. Stage One Productions lead photographer J. Charles Thompson and his team will capture every moment from start to finish on your special day. They work in an unobtrusive way, capturing candid images that are real and spontaneous, from the first moments of preparation, down to the smallest detail of a flower, all the way to the last dance. We believe that each wedding is unique and should be treated that way. Our goal is to produce beautiful artistic photographs you will treasure forever! Hundreds of happy brides have trusted us to photograph their big day. You can rest assured your photos will be as beautiful as ever. We’re sure you will love the results! We believe a good wedding photographer doesn’t just take photos… A good wedding photographer has mastered the art of storytelling, and can see and capture the moments that make up the story.  We believe we do just that!

Experience

Having the experience to photograph a beautiful wedding is exactly what lead photographer J. Charles Thompson has. He has photographed 100’s of weddings in Michigan and surrounding states!

Strong Team

A strong team of photographers makes Stage One a solid choice for your big day! With over 40 years of combined experience, we know how to get you the results you want!

Personality

No one likes working with uptight, stuffy people, especially on your big day! We’re laid back, easy to get along with people that love what we do!

Package Pricing

Silver Package

   Your $2450 investment includes:

Gold Package

   Your $2750 investment includes:

Platinum Package

   Your $3250 investment includes:

  • Up to 8 hours of digital photography (1 photographer)
  • Unlimited locations
  • Unlimited images
  • High-resolution photo CD with full copyright release
  • Approximately 40 photos will be digitally converted to black & white, sepia or other creative effects and included with the original images
  • $150 print order credit
  • A  16 page 10×10 “flush mount” or “coffee table” custom wedding album. These beautiful albums show off the photos that best tell the story of your wedding day from beginning to end. Pages may contain single of multiple images in color, sepia or black and white. With a flush mount album, the pages are thick and durable. There are no boarders or matts of any kind on the pages which means the photos go right to the edge of the page. These are the ones everyone is talking about! These are top grade wedding albums we’re sure you will love!
  • Online gallery of all images for 6 months. Images can be linked to Facebook, Twitter and other social networks!
  • All day coverage with 2 photographers*
  • Unlimited locations, unlimited images
  • All high-resolution images on USB with copyright release
  • $300 print order credit which includes standard enlargements as well as gallery wrapped canvas prints and additional albums
  • A 20 page 10×10 “flush mount” or “coffee table” custom wedding album. These beautiful albums show off the photos that best tell the story of your wedding day from beginning to end. Pages may contain single or multiple images in color, sepia or black and white. With a flush mount album, the pages are thick and durable. There are no boarders or matts of any kind on the pages which means the photos go right to the edge of the page. These are the ones everyone is talking about! These are top grade wedding albums we’re sure you will love!
  • Online password protected gallery of all images for 6 months. Images can be linked to Facebook, Twitter and other social networks!
  • Engagement Photo Session (2 hours) with $100 print order credit
  • All day wedding coverage with 2 photographers*
  • Unlimited locations, unlimited images
  • All high-resolution images on USB thumb drive with copyright release
  • $500 print order credit which includes standard enlargements as well as gallery wrapped canvas prints and additional albums
  • A 24 page 12×12 “flush mount” or “coffee table” custom wedding album. These beautiful albums show off the photos that best tell the story of your wedding day from beginning to end. Pages may contain single or multiple images in color, sepia or black and white. With a flush mount album, the pages are thick and durable. There are no boarders or matts of any kind on the pages which means the photos go right to the edge of the page. These are the ones everyone is talking about! These are top grade wedding albums we’re sure you will love!
  • Two leather 10 page 4×6 matted parent albums in black or ivory
  • Online password protected gallery of all images for 6 months. Images can be linked to Facebook, Twitter and other social networks!

* All day coverage not to exceed 12 hours. Second photographer not used after 7:00pm