Craig Dilger

Craig Dilger is an experienced photojournalist and regular contributor to The New York Times as well as numerous other national and local publications. His extensive experience on assignments of all types helps him anticipate the most powerful moments of a wedding day and capture them with a classic sense of composition and beautiful light.

Craig is passionate about the power of community journalism and believes that even the simplest stories have the potential to yield beautiful and moving images. He approaches weddings with that same passion for the beauty found in every moment of the day and the love behind each relationship. Read More...

Photographer Craig Dilger 
Location Portland in Maine, United States
Starting Rates $2800+ (USD)  View Packages
Photos 1 Contest Winning Photo
Client Letters 3 Client Letters
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The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Craig Dilger. The following awards have been earned by Craig from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2010 Q3 20th Place - Departure

Craig Dilger offers the following wedding coverage packages.

$2800 - Base Price
Full day of coverage by Craig Dilger from the beginning of bride prep to the end of the reception. Includes access to digital copies of all selected images as well as an online gallery where friends and family can purchase prints of any size.

$300 - Engagement Portrait Session - A La Cart
A portrait session of the bride and groom photographed by Craig Dilger at a date prior to the wedding day.

$500 - Secondary Photographer - A La Cart
A secondary Photographer will be available to provide more thorough coverage of the event from multiple angles. Including a secondary photographer is highly recommended for all weddings especially those with guest lists exceeding 150 people.

$500 - Photo Booth - A La Cart
A digital photo booth set up at the reception or rehearsal. Just like a typical photo booth it will take 4 photos in succession with a delay between each. But, unlike a typical photo booth It can be set up in any corner and fit as many people as space allows. Files can be downloaded online by guests and prints of the high res images can be ordered at any size.

$500 - Rehearsal Coverage - A La Cart
Coverage of the rehearsal event by Craig Dilger for up to 4 hours.

The following letters are from the clients of Craig Dilger. Click an image to view a larger version.

Randy  &  Andy

Randy & Andy
Married October 10th, 2009
"The pictures are just AMAZING - everyone is loving them and noting what a fantastic job you did - thank you so much for capturing the event the way we remember it!"

Amy  &  Patrick

Amy & Patrick
Married September 9th, 2009
"Thanks so much! We just watched the slideshow! Excellent pictures! The hard part is going to be picking out our favorites."

Filiz  &  Ben

Filiz & Ben
Married June 6th, 2009
"Great great job! We get to relive our wedding day joys through these photos."