Top tips for choosing your wedding photographer
Getting married is an incredible experience. It is a day full of excitement, joy, happiness, and sometimes a little sadness when a family member or friend who is no longer with us is not there to share our special day.
As professional wedding Fotograf, we know how stressful it can be to organize your wedding day. With so many photographers around, where do you start? What do you need to know when looking for a wedding photographer? With prices ranging from a few hundred pounds to many thousands, how do you know if they are right for you?
It is a simple fact of life that with the advent of digital cameras, many people now call themselves “photographer”. In recent years there has been an explosion of people offering their services as wedding photographers, many of whom have never received training, do not have insurance, do not use professional equipment, and do not have enough support to attend to any eventuality.
A professional photographer will have all of the above and this publication is a quick “Help Guide” on the things to look for and the questions we recommend you ask when choosing a wedding photographer. Have a cup and make yourself comfortable. This is not a definitive guide, just an overview of what to look for.
Looking for a photographer:
Personal recommendations: Have you been to a wedding recently? What did your friends think of their photographer? As a Yorkshire wedding photographer, most of our clients come from personal recommendations from the bride and groom who have used us or from places that know the quality of the work we produce and the fantastic value for money we offer.
Google and other search engines:
A quick search on any of the major search engines will yield an overwhelming number of options. For example, if you Google the search terms “Wedding Photographer”, you’ll get millions of results. Simply going through each result would take years, so, as a general rule, stick with the ones on page 1 or page 2. The reason for this is simple: if you are on page 1 or 2, then you have taken the Time to make sure that your website is well designed, optimized and positioned, to ensure that your products or services are easy to find for the future bride and groom.
Choose a photographer
As soon as you have decided on a date, booked your wedding venue, and received confirmation, reserve all other necessary services for your wedding day as quickly as possible. It is not a good idea to leave it at the last minute to reserve the wedding photographer.