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What to Know When Booking Your Wedding Photographer

Posted on December 19, 2018

You have just booked your dream wedding location near Bucks County, PA, at PineCrest Country Club. Now it’s time to get your photographer linedwedding photographer taking a picture of a couple’s interlocking hands up for the big day. There are some key questions you will want to ask the photographers you are considering to capture your big day. Their responses will help you find the best photographer for you.

1. Style is key

You definitely want to ensure that the photographer’s style matches your style. That is, do you want more posed, portrait type photos or do you like more candid shots? Does a journalist storytelling photographer fit the bill for your wedding or do you want more traditional pictures? There is no right or wrong photographic style, there is just the right match.

2. how much for how long

Price tags are always at the forefront of wedding planning and the same goes for booking your wedding photographer. Make sure to ask what the fees are and what they include – How many photographers and/or photographer assistants? How many hours of shooting are included? What’s the charge for over hours? How many photos can you expect? The more details you get the fewer surprises you will have when comes time to walk down the aisle at your wedding location near Bucks County, PA.

3. the big reveal

You will want to see every single photo shot the day after your “I Do’s.” However, these things take time. Make sure to inquire what the turn around time is for the wedding photos. Many photographers these days will provide a sneak peek to quench the thirst of bride, groom, family, and guests alike until the full portfolio of photos is available.

4. edits, albums, and prints

Photographers often offer multiple packages to choose from – make sure you know what you’re getting. Do you get all the images in digital format? Will all the pictures be edited or will the photographer only edit the ones you specify? Are albums and prints included in my package or is that an additional fee? Ask the questions!

4. Location, Location, location

Has your photographer ever shot your wedding location near Bucks County, PA,? Perhaps they have had the pleasure of shooting many weddings at PineCrest Country Club, but maybe it’s their first go. Whatever the case, ensure that the photographer is clear about the specifics of the wedding location. This will impact their planning for lighting, indoor or outdoor gear, and preparing for shots.

Do not simply choose a wedding photographer because they are the cheapest thing going or because they are the most expensive. Find the right person to capture your wedding day. You will cherish these images for the rest of your life. Ask the right questions to ensure your wedding near Bucks County, PA, is preserved in all its bliss.