4 + 1 Tips for Choosing a Wedding Photographer

While the big day is approaching, one of the most important choices you will have to make is that of the photographer. An image corresponds to a thousand words, right? Well you, like every couple on this special day, want not just a thousand words but a book full of memories that will keep the vision of a new beginning alive and capture the joy that will be engraved on your faces. In short, a photo book that tells the beginning of your own story, your own fairy tale.

Without any further delay, we present to you 5 tips to help you choose the right professional photographer for your wedding day.

1. Do you like his style?

Photography is an art and its result is entirely dependent on the artistic look of the photographer. So before you finally chose your photographer, take a look first at several samples of his work and ask him to talk to you about the style he follows. Ask and discuss with your prospective photographer what style he prefers while expressing any ideas and requirements you may have.

2. Does he have the right equipment?

Photography today has taken on another dimension thanks to technology advancement. The photography equipment of a professional should be state-of-the-art and capable of responding to all lighting conditions. So make sure your photographer has all the equipment needed to meet any needs and requirements for your wedding day. Equally important, of course, is that every photographer has a second camera body to deal with any unexpected problems.

3. Does he have the required experience?

Another important point is experience. Especially on such an important day, the margins of error are be minimal. Good knowledge of the mystery parts enables him/her to move around the space with greater confidence and to be positioned at all times in order to take the appropriate photographs. He/She also needs to know how to handle the time before and after the mystery, which is usually sufficiently limited, to make the most of every minute.

4. Does he make you feel comfortable?

It is very important when you have a third person among you on such an important day of your life that you feel comfortable with him. Your wedding photographer will be close to you from the beginning to the end of the day, capturing every movement, every look, every emotion. It is therefore essential to be someone who will make you feel comfortable, who will not stress or interfere in any way with the events of this day. The wedding photographer has to work as quietly as possible, capturing what is happening, as it happens, in the most artistic way, but at the same time with perfect technique and impeccable professionalism.

5. Small details that will make the difference: 

  • When will you have the samples of the photos, how will they be selected and how long will it take for you to receive the albums?
  •  Is he flexible when creating the album and allows for changes to photos? Also, what is the process? Can you choose the photos that are on the album?

Lastly, make sure that the quality of the digital albums you receive is high! Ask to see some samples and learn details on the quality of the materials such as the paper, the album binding and the covers.

Having covered all of the above, you will surely be able to choose the right professional photographer for your wedding. A partner who will inspire you with confidence, comfort and make it easy for you to let go of his artistry look to capture every special moment of this unique day!