Finding a photographer who can capture your wedding exactly the way you envision it is not an easy task. Maybe you like the mood of the shots from one photographer but you like the color correction of another, the third photographer works in a style that resonates with you. In order to find that perfect photographer, we'e complied five useful tips that will help you make the final decision!
Save the work of your favorite photographers in advance
Throughout your wedding prep, you should always be on the lookout for images you like on social media. Save them in a special folder and keep them for inspiration! This can come from both fashion, travel and lifestyle photos. Having these photos will help you choose your photographer because it will show you the style that you like!
Ask yourself: what do I want?
You can't choose a photographer if you don't know what you want. Discuss with your partner what qualities that you want your photographer to have, what type of style they offer and even the type of camera they work with. You might decide that you want a photographer that works with film or with a different type of digital editing.
Set a budget
If you have a tight budget for your wedding, then we don't recommend spending most of it on a photographer. Calculate how much you are willing to pay for a professional and stick to this plan, no matter how beautiful another photographer's images might be...
Choose a few photographers that meet your criteria
If you have already completed the steps above, you can safely move to the final step – making the actual decision. Remove the unsuitable options from your list and try to focus only on the viable candidates. The smaller the list, the easier your final choice will be.
Meet the selected photographers in person
Take another look at each chosen photographer's portfolios. This might sound unnecessary, but you need to make extremely sure that you truly like their photography style. Next, set up a meeting and see if you like them and their vibe. You can make the final choice after you've met all of the options in person. Remember, this person is going to be at your wedding so you need to feel comfortable with them.