Although most people have attended a wedding, that doesn’t mean that they will know the process when it’s their turn to go down the aisle.
Below is a step-by-step guide on the process of hiring a wedding photographer:
Hiring a photographer
Most wedding professionals travel all over and even if they do not live in the area you are getting married they have most likely photographed there before. Ask them to Narrow your search down to five wedding photographers that you really like. They can be in several different price brackets at this point. Check out this link to hire the best wedding photographer.
Begin communicating with them-choose three you want to meet with in person. The in-person meeting is huge because the photographer will be with you the entire day and you want someone not only competent in wedding photography but someone you know you can get along with and won’t mind having around. After your meetings, you can then choose your photographer.
Choosing a package
Hopefully, you spoke with your photographer at the meeting about what kind of coverage they offer, and what kind of coverage you will need.
Let them help with this they shouldn’t sell you more than you need, but they also should be there to cover all the important moments that will happen on your wedding day. A wedding photographer’s typical day is 8 hours just like any other professional’s workday. That said often 10 hours of coverage is needed in order, to begin with the bridal prep and end well into the reception.