Wedding pictures are something that you cherish for a lifetime and pass it down to your next generations. It is like a remembrance of the most special day in your life where you had spent hundreds and thousands of dollars to make it perfect. Starting from the wedding dress to the venue, you keep a check of everything, but there is another most important thing that you must consider in your wedding ceremony and that is an excellent wedding photographer. Here are some of the most important facts that you must consider while selecting a wedding photographer.
The Style Of Photography You Prefer:
First you need to make sure what kind of pictures you want in your wedding photo album, is it mostly posed pictures or you want some candid shots in it. There are numerous styles of wedding photography like traditional, candid, documentary style. So, you need to be very particular about your choice. Decide what you need- a glamorous “fashion photography” or simple posed traditional photography. So, while selecting a wedding photographer, make sure he offers you the style of clicks you want or desire.
Decide How Many Pictures You Want For Your Wedding Album:
The budget of photographers also varies from the number of photos they offer. An average photographer will offer you hardly a hundred clicks, but a high-end or experienced one will capture hundreds and even thousands of classic pictures of your wedding ceremony that you can preserve and cherish for generations.
Fix Your Budget:
Before making any decision about the photographer, make sure you have calculated and determined the budget you can invest in this part. Before fixing the budget, make sure you have considered a few things like the fees of your photographer, album, prints and many more. All these things take about twelve percent of your total wedding budget. This will automatically force you to cut down some names from your list that you cannot afford.
Research about Wedding Photographers:
After determining the budget, start researching about some renowned names in the world of wedding photographers. Ask from your closed ones or search on the internet to find some efficient wedding photographers. Visit their website for some samples and feedback of the other clients, this will help you know about their style of working.
Make A List:
List down the names of those photographers whom you find or think would be good enough for your ceremony. Once you have made the list, start giving them a call. Interrogate each of these photographers about their experience ad style of working. Also, ask them to email you some of their samples. Compare each of these samples and make your decision. Once you have made your decision, discuss their fees. If you find it within your budget, finalize him and tell him about the date and venue of the ceremony, such that he arrives on the venue just on time.