Congratulations on finding each other i'm happy for the both of you,
finding one another is the first step!
Now is the planning stage of vendors YES planning! So you decidied that a photographer is an important hot commoditdity for you and you want to invest on the quality of your work while not spend a fortune , I hear you , and can help you out. I don't believe in spending a fortune for photography. I have hourly rates for weddings that are small in nature, then there are after the packages and a al carte options and you can build your own package if your not seeing what you need.