A wedding is a big event for each one of us.
It’s an auspicious affair where all our loved ones gather at one place to offer the-to-be-husband-and-wife their blessings as they begin a new journey. It is an occasion for merriment and fun!
And what can be more regretting than not capturing these moments in photographs? What can be more upsetting than not being able to revisit these memory lanes with our children, while pointing at these photographs to show them how their favorite uncle had danced at his best friend’s wedding or how their Grandma rejoiced when she married off her beloved daughter?
So in order to avoid these moments of regret, it is important to be cautious while finalizing a wedding photographer. Because not choosing the right photographer leaves you at the risk of getting an album full of blurred and disastrous memories. So in order to make sure that you have decided on an apt photographer, follow the given to-do list.
- Is he available on the required dates
This is a primary concern and needs to be addressed especially if your wedding events span across multiple dates. Check with your photographers if they will be available on all the required dates and whether or not they have anyplace else where they need to be on the same dates. Our advice, choose a photographer that do not have other events clashing with your dates, it will reduce the chances of unwanted mishaps.
- Decide on your aim
Ask yourself what is it that you want from your wedding photographer, do you want a bunch of random clicks or do you want formals? On the basis of that check the various photographers that are available and review their work to see which one amongst them clicks the best set of images of whatever you have decided upon.
- Fix a budget
Budget plays an important role in making wedding decisions, after all, there is so much that needs to be done during a wedding. So in this step check the packages of various photographers and see how much each one costs. Make a list of those photographers that fit your budget.
- Make sure he/she has experience
Before finalizing a wedding photographer make sure he has some experience in clicking pictures at a wedding like yours is about to be. You might also want to inquire him/her if he has on previous occasions shot at the venue that you have picked or at someplace that has similar ceremonial setups.
- Editing style
Editing plays an important role in creating or destroying a picture. Hence it is important to enquire how good the editing team of the photographer that you have picked is. Pose questions before them about their editing style- do they use a lot of black and white edits, do they offer editing service based on personal tastes or is it a standardized process. Make your decision based on these answers.
- Delivery timelines
This concern needs to be addressed before finalizing anything. Ask your photographer by what time will he be delivering the wedding pictures and whether or not he offers a fast track service for some pictures that you would like to be delivered sooner.
So, these are some tips that one can use before finalizing a wedding photographer. They will assist you in making the right decision!