Time flies when you’re having fun, which is why it may seem like your wedding day happens in the blink of an eye! However, your wedding photos will last forever and you will be able to relive all of the amazing memories through them. We think that picking a talented wedding photographer is essential to the success of your special day, so we have compiled a list of some tips and tricks for you to make it a simple and fun process!
Establish Your Style
Sit down with your fiancee and discuss what style of wedding photography you are aiming for. Wedding photography comes in all shapes and styles and can range from photojournalistic to fine art photography. Every photographer does things a little differently, so it is a good idea to imagine what you want your wedding to look like through the lens.
Do your Research
Many photographers will have galleries of past weddings on their websites which will give you a good idea of their style and the types of weddings they have worked. Utilize social media and past client reviews to get a good sense of your photographers experience with weddings.
Find out about Availability
Wedding photographers often have packed schedules so it is important to reach out early in the planning progress in order to book the perfect photographer for your big day. Don’t be discouraged if you don’t find the perfect one right away, there are plenty of skilled and talented photographers out there!
Meet in Person
Set up a few in-person interviews with potential wedding photographers. They are going to be with you for many hours on your big day and you want to make sure that your personalities work well together.
It is totally natural to have TONS of questions for your potential wedding photographer whether it be about pricing, what types of shots they will be taking, or how will they organize all of your family members into one shot… So don’t be afraid to ask! A good wedding photographer will have answers to your questions and be excited to work with you.