Frequently Asked Questions


Where are you located?


My home base is technically Fayetteville, Arkansas (Go Hogs!).  I also travel to LA,CA often and can accommodate shoots very easily.  If you don't live in either spot, that's okay too! I travel all over the country and shoot weddings all over the world. Here's something cool for 2017: NO TRAVEL FEES FOR WEDDINGS ANYWHERE IN THE US FOR 2017!




Do you have my date open?


I hope so! I love finding new awesome people to photograph! Unfortunately, I can't say yes all the time, so as soon as you're engaged, contact me first. Okay, call your mom first. But THEN... reach out to me! Most of my dates fill up around a year in advance. >>>> THAT BEING SAID... don't assume I have your date booked - you never know until you ask! <<<<<


Why do you only take a certain number of weddings per year?


Since I love my clients and want to take super great care of them, I only take a handful of weddings each year.  20 weddings a year means we have 20 engagements, 20 bridals, 20 engagement websites, 20 wedding albums, etc.

You get the idea.


How do I book a date online?


Email me!  I'll send you the online like to reserve your date; it's so simple!


Can I make payments?


Of course! I know that everybody has their own way of doing things, and respect that. As long as your balance is all paid by a few weeks before the wedding, I'm cool with you making as few or as many payments as you want.


How long does it take to get my images back?


Ooooh, glad you asked! I'm crazy fast at turning around images. During normal season, I have just ONE WEEK turnarounds on all shoots (yep... even weddings). There are a couple times a year when it goes to 2 weeks, but still... that's fast! I work really hard each and every day to get your images to you as soon as possible, while keeping extremely high standards for image quality!


Why are you more expensive than other photographers?


I honestly feel that I am the best in the world at what I specifically do: deliver amazing wedding images from your wedding day and engagement, while also delivering an amazing experience with outstanding service. Instead of focusing on shooting as many weddings as humanly possible, I have a little higher prices so I can take fewer clients, giving Benny brides personalized attention throughout the engagement process.


What's a Benny Booth?


A Benny Booth is my super fun take on a traditional photo booth. It's kind of hard to explain through text, so hit me up on the phone and I'll chat your ear off about how you can add radness to your wedding reception by having a Benny Booth!


Where are your packages? I can't find them online.


We don't publish our prices publicly. If you're interested in Benfield Photography photographing your wedding, email me by using the form below or fire up your email and send one to: and I'll send them over to you. For full size weddings, my prices start around $3000, and I have some great add-ons, which might include engagements, bridals, albums, etc.


However, if you're planning a small, intimate wedding or elopement, send me a message (you can use the contact form below) - I have special pricing for these and would love to connect with you!





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About Benfield Photography

Dale started Benfield Photography in 1998 as a way to pay for college. After earning his Master's Degree and teaching college photography, he decided to transition into a full-time photographer.  Since then, he has photographed more than 500 weddings all over the country and abroad. He has also published two books on photography and business.

Dale loves cooking, entertaining, Hallmark Christmas movies, Jesus, kittens, and his two daughters, Cece and Ellie.

Benfield Photography photographs weddings in Arkansas, California, and worldwide. He's photographed weddings in Rome, proposals in Paris, New York City weddings, Dallas weddings, Memphis weddings, Austin weddings, Los Angeles weddings, Napa Valley weddings, San Diego weddings, Aspen weddings, and many more.

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