In today’s day and age with wedding photography brides seem to want Cadillac expectations on a Ford Pinto budget. You can’t blame the brides – but you can blame the explosion of amateur photographers who label themselves “professionals” and charge rock bottom prices for shoot/burn wedding pictures. When brides are looking for a prospective wedding photographer an interview is standard. She will want to see your experience, ask questions about your rates, negotiate aspects into the contract, and in the end may just be tire kicking for prices. However, photographers must also know this is the time to be interviewing your bride as a potential client at the same time. The first rule of wedding photography is: Do NOT take every bride as a client. To protect yourself and your photography business, and for the wishes of the bride – you need to ask several questions to make sure yourself as the photographer and the bride (and groom) are a good match. This article covers the essential questions every photographer should ask his bride.Read More
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Photography tips and articles helping photographers learn techniques for better pictures are plentiful on the web. What makes this blog different is my photography tips are free and available. I work to maintain one goal: to help photographers of all levels. Wedding photographers should browse my tips for better portraits and contact me for individualized help as I have photographed multiple weddings including destination weddings, always seeking methods to make sure the bride is always happy.
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Choosing a wedding photographer should be treated like a job interview, not simply comparing rates. Brides who are wedding planning should go into each interview with a potential photographer with questions that will help separate and narrow your list of photographers and help you make one of the most important and stressful decisions of planning your wedding. While planning your wedding you want to ask questions to be prepared, but you don’t want to be a bridezilla before the wedding even begins. Aside from the basic questions including the photographers experience and a sample of their previous work, this article covers 10 essential questions every bride should ask her photographer.Read More