5 GREAT TIPS FOR FINDING YOUR Wedding photographer
By: WHITE BRIDAL | Photo by: ANAHI WEDDINGS
If you are recently engaged you are already busy planning and are thinking of what to do about photography. So here are some tips to make it easier to get great images for your big day.
1. DO NOT JUST LOOK AT PRICE.
Budgets are obviously important but always keep in mind that images are forever. When looking at pricing keep in mind like in everything you get what you pay for. If it is cheap there is probably a reason for that. Do your due diligence, ask a lot of questions and, choose what you think will be what you can live with forever.
2. GET AN ENGAGEMENT SESSION.
Engagement sessions are a great way to practice being in front of the camera before your wedding day. It also allows you as a couple a breaks from all your planning to have a special day to reflect on this great time in your life. Another great reason to get an engagement session is beautiful imagery that you can use for save the dates and for the wedding decor.
3. DISCUSS THE WEDDING YOU ENVISION
The more your photographer knows about your plans and needs the better your experience will be. Make sure and fill in your photographer on all the details you are planning, from your itinerary to the decor. A well-informed photographer will make sure to capture memories you will always cherish.
4. KEEP THE LIGHT IN MIND
Light is a very important element in photography and planning for it will make a great difference in your wedding images. Always consult with your photographer what lighting options are available to you. If possible construct your itinerary around available sunlight and incorporate some lighting features into your decor, they will make a world of difference.
5. MAKE A CONNECTION.
Finally make sure you have a connection with your photographer. They do not have to become your best friend but keep in mind you will be spending your whole wedding day with them. You do not want to end up with someone you do not get along with. The better the connection the more relaxed and better your images will be.
Planning a wedding is not easy but it should be fun so we hope with these tips to help you in this great journey.