Wednesday, February 20, 2013

10 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer

Sharing your wedding day with the people you love is what makes the day that much more special! This connection with your guests shouldn't stop with your friends and family, but should cross over to your vendors as well.

It is so important to hirer professionals for your wedding and their experience in the business is what will ensure that your day is everything you dreamed of and more. However, it is even more important that you find a real connect with these vendors as well. In addition to spending this momentous day with your loved ones, you will also be sharing a lot of it with your vendors; specifically your coordinator and photographer. When hiring these professionals think about not only what your are looking for from a professional service standpoint, but also form a personality standpoint. At the end of the day, your personal connection with your vendors is what will make your wedding day experience that much more enjoyable!

Here a few questions to ask yourself when you are meeting with photographers and coordinators for the first time...

  1. Are they experienced in the business? 
  2. Do they understand my vision?
  3. Do they offer services I am looking for?
  4. What parts of the day will they be involved in?
  5. Does their style or rang of styles compliment my vision? 
  6. Do they listen to what I say? Do they listen to my ideas and offer suggestions or are they pushing their own ideas?
  7. Do I feel that can express what I would like for my wedding day to them?
  8. Do I feel comfortable around them?
  9. Would I refer them to friends and family?
  10. Most importantly, could I see myself being friends with this person?