Top 7 Indispensable Checklist for hiring a wedding photographer
Finding the ideal wedding photographer isn't easy. Everything has to be right. Well, have the following and you should be just fine:
1. Communication skills
Make sure that you speak to the photographer as well as the wedding planners in detail before the day of the shoot. You need to ensure that on that day, you have as little things to do as possible. If you begin talking about your expectations on that day, it might take quite a while (and trust me, there will be quite a lot to do).
Just ensure that you're done with all the planning and that when the day of the photo shoot does come, you have everything in order and you're ready to just get on with it.
Also, make sure that you're done with the proper introductions and that you're able to discern what everything is and where everyone should be. It makes everything much easier that way, as the photographer will be able to get on with his work in earnest.
2. A sweet location
Inasmuch as the photographer might bust out some professional moves to make your picture look stunning, the venue where the pictures will be taken will also play its part. Make sure to select an awesome location and you’ll be able to see the difference.
3. A wedding planner
While worrying about your photography session going right, you will most probably have quite a lot of things on your mind as well. If you notice that you won’t be able to handle the workload, please don’t feel bad about getting a wedding planner.
4. Enough time
Whether you will be working with a photography coordinator or not, it is important that you always send a wedding day photography schedule to everyone who is going to be involved at least about a month before the big day. This schedule will contain basically everything that you expect to be done by the photographer before pictures can be taken. It lists their responsibilities and what they should be bringing to the table. This way, you are pretty sure that things are all set. There's no last-minute reparation that remains and everyone will have the ability to focus even more on the pictures. It is a practice in being flexible.
5. A second photographer
As much as everything might be in order from one end, the truth is that unforeseen circumstances might still occur. To ensure that the occurrence of these circumstances doesn’t have an effect on your wedding, it may be wise to hire a photographer that offers a second photographer. Your main choice will most definitely need all the help they can get.
6. Enough food for the big day
For every wedding photography session, it goes without saying that a lot of time will be spent. All of this goes to say that you’ll need to be well-fed. It won’t be easy to worry about your wedding on an empty stomach.
7. A change of clothes