4 Things You Should Do Before Hiring Your Wedding Photographer

Congratulations on your engagement! Planning your wedding can be one of the most exciting times of your life, but it can also be stressful. One of the most important decisions you’ll make during the wedding planning process is choosing your wedding photographer. Your wedding photos will be cherished for years to come, so it’s important to choose a photographer who can capture all the special moments of your big day. But with so many photographers out there, how do you know which one is right for you? Here are four things I think you should do to do before hiring a wedding photographer.

Review their work

The first thing you should do when looking for a wedding photographer is to review their work. Look at their portfolio and see if their style matches what you are looking for. Decide whether you prefer a more traditional approach or do you want something more creative and artistic? Make sure their style matches your vision for your wedding day. 

Ask to see a full wedding gallery

Looking at a photographer’s portfolio is a great start, but it’s important to see a full wedding gallery as well. This will give you a better idea of how they capture a full day of events, from getting ready to the sealing and reception. Make sure you like the consistency and quality of the photos throughout the day. And a bonus tip, ask to see a wedding done at the same venue you have booked! This will help you get an even better idea of the kinds of photos you will receive.

Read Reviews

Before hiring a wedding photographer, be sure to read reviews from previous clients. This will give you an idea of what to expect and how the photographer works. Look for reviews that mention the photographer’s communication skills, reliability, and overall professionalism. See if the reviews mention anything negative or if there are any recurring issues that you should be aware of. 

Schedule a Consultation

Once you have narrowed down your list of potential photographers, it’s time to schedule a consultation. This is a great opportunity to get to know your photographer to see if you are a good fit. It’s important to work with someone you feel comfortable around and who understands your vision for your wedding day. Ask them about their experience, their approach to shooting weddings, and what they offer in terms of packages and pricing. 

Choosing the right wedding photographer is essential to ensure that your special day is captured beautifully. My brides know that these 4 things are at the top of the list to talk to them about. This helps them decide if they want to choose me as their wedding photographer. I want you to review my work and make sure it matches your aesthetic. I’ll give you links to full galleries. I want you to read reviews from past clients so you know what to expect. Scheduling a consult with me is free and easy at the link below. Because you really want someone who is a perfect fit for you!