When planning your wedding, there are a million little things you need to do, and choosing your photographer is, undoubtedly, one of the most crucial. You want to be able to remember your wedding forever, and photographs are the most tangible memories that you can have. This is why it is so important that you choose the right photographer to document the most special day of your life.
Choosing your wedding photographer takes a lot more than simply hiring the first person you meet. You must do sufficient amount of research to ensure that you are making the right choice. And that includes paying special attention to the following factors:
Style of photography
You must have some idea of what you want your wedding photos and portraits to look like. Do you want classic posed images or candid shots? Are your drawn towards fine art photographs or fashion photographs? Depending on your taste and preferred aesthetic, you must look for a photographer whose style matches that which you are looking for. Go through their website or social media to get acquainted with the type of work they do. This will also give you an idea of the quality of photographs to expect.
How long has the photographer been working for? How many weddings have they covered? How many weddings do they work on in a year? These are some questions that you need to ask. Keep in mind that a more experience photographer will surely be more adept at what they do, which means their quality of work will be much better than someone who has, say, covered only a few weddings.
Your photographer will shadow you throughout your wedding day. Also, they will not just be working with you but also photographing your family and friends, which will require quite a lot of interaction. That is why you must make sure that your potential wedding photographer is professional but still friendly and approachable. This will make for a seamless photography experience for everyone.
These are a few of the important things that you should look for when you choose your wedding photographer. They will ensure that you don’t just have a great experience working with them on your special day but also end up with the wedding photos of your dreams.
If you are looking for a wedding or pre-wedding photographer in London, get in touch with me at Terry Li Photography.