Select the perfect photographer for the wedding

Posted by karthik on December 3rd, 2020

Choosing the ideal wedding photographer is an important decision , after all, he will be in charge of capturing the entire process of this beautiful journey that means getting married. Remember that photos will save those moments for the future.

First thing's first

How to choose the right one? The first thing is to do your research: ask other brides and listen to their recommendations and search on social networks and the internet. After you have a list, look at the style of that photographer to see if it looks like what you want, you must be totally in love with his portfolio.

Take into account your budget and what you want, not all photographers have the same rate. Compare the various proposals to find the best one.

Interview with the photographer

After you have a list of prospects, contact them for an interview. It is important that you have a connection with that person, it must be a photographer who understands the vision you want in the images so it is always important that you interview him and meet in person. It is not good that you remain with doubts.

Here are some important questions to help you select the best photographer:

  • What style do you specialize in? What kind of photos do you like to take the most?
  • How long do you have taking pictures for the wedding? How many weddings have you worked on?
  • Have you taken photos at weddings similar to the one we will have?
  • Can we see the full galleries of some of your recent weddings?
  • Have you ever taken pictures at the place where we will have our ceremony and reception? Would you visit these places in advance?
  • What does your standard package include? What accessories have the most expensive?
  • Can we customize a package to fit our needs?
  • Do you offer touch-up, color adjustment or other corrective services? Are they included or are they an additional charge?
  • Can we order prints or albums?
  • What kind of albums do you offer? Do you provide assistance selecting images and designing it?
  • Do you charge a travel fee? How far? What does that cover?
  • When do we receive the contract?
  • How much and when should we deposit?
  • What is your refund or cancellation policy?
  • What is the backup plan if you cannot photograph the wedding for an unexpected reason?
  • Are you available for the wedding date?
  • Will you be the one to take the pictures at the wedding? If not, can I meet the photographer who will be on the site?
  • Do you include photos with drones? Can you also do the video? Could you take live photos to upload to social networks?
  • These are some of the basic questions. Always remember to review the contract before signing and everything it includes.

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