How to Choose Your Wedding Photographer / Videographer
A picture is worth a thousand words. Let alone on the day getting married with the love of your life. Wedding photos are meant to last a lifetime, and to be passed on from generation to generation. Here, we’re sharing these 4 tips in choosing your wedding photographer. Scroll through!
S T Y L E
Style is subjective. Someone else’s favorite might not be your cup of tea. It depends on what attracts you in particular. It could be classic, fusion, journalism or fine art. So how do we get on from here?
Our advice would be – Look for something that suits your own personal style better.
Are you an outgoing bride who loves natural lighting? Or are you the kind who appreciate contemporary art with a dash of dramatic color? Try to imagine yourself in the same photo from the portfolio that you’re viewing – would you and your fiancée enjoy it? Remember, there is no ‘best’ style. As long as you like it, and find that it’s the kind of photos you would want to show to your grandchildren – why not?
E X P E R I E N C E
An experienced wedding photographer acquired the skills to utilize their equipment to present the story to your eyes. An experienced wedding photographer makes you feel comfortable and at ease, to bring out the best in you. An experienced wedding photographer eyes on details and have a good sense of timing that an amateur may miss. An experienced wedding photographer knows how to position themselves to capture the right moment. Needless to say more, you wouldn’t want to risk your big day on a hand of an amateur. Do not settle for 'shoot and burn' - giving you flat, dull, unedited photos. You’re the bride and groom. You deserve nothing but the best on your wedding.
B U D G E T
Experience can be expensive, but under the wrong conditions, could prove to be priceless. As they say, “ Once the cake is eaten and the dress is back in the wardrobe, your photographs will be there for generations. ” While it’s important to control your budget, photography is a very important aspect of your wedding day with a lot of responsibility. At the end of a day filled with laughter and tears, photos are the lasting memories with all that emotions and important moments captured. Try to research photographers that tick the boxes visually, only then, narrow down to what fits your budget.
P E R S O N A L I T Y
Believe it or not, the more comfortable both of you are with the photographer, the better the photos will turn out. A wedding photographer will be the one to shadow your every move. The personality of the photographer will definitely have an impact on how comfortable you and your guests feel. Make sure to engage someone who is willing to spend time for communication, understand your requirement, make you feel at ease. You should ‘click’ with your wedding photographer.
If you’re not too sure about this ‘click’ – Drop by our showroom and let us show you!