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26 Questions To Ask Before Booking Your Wedding Photographer



Photos are arguably the most important part of your wedding… Getting the best snaps comes down to having a top-notch photographer. But that’s not all: you have to be comfortable with the person and their shooting style to be truly happy with the end result. One way to make that happen? Sitting down with them to chat about all your preferences and concerns before booking them. Here are a few questions to get you started so you walk down the aisle with your mind at ease that you’re in good hands. Let me know if you find this Writeup useful.. Happy reading

1. Do you have photos of entire weddings that I can see?
2. Do you have references I can call?
3. Will I receive negatives?
4. Who will be photographing my wedding?
5. How far in advance do I need to book with you?
6. How long have you been in business?
7. How many weddings have you shot?
8. Have you done many that were similar to mine in size and style?
9. How would you describe your photography style?
10. What do you think distinguishes your work from that of other photographers?
11. What type of equipment do you use?
12. Can I give you a list of specific shots we would like?
13. What information do you need from me before the wedding day?
14. Do you have backup equipment?
15. Is it okay if other people take photos while you’re taking photos?
16. Have you ever worked at my wedding site before? If not, do you plan to check it out in advance?
17. What time will you arrive at the site and for how long will you shoot?
18. If my event lasts longer than expected, will you stay? Is there an additional charge?
19. What packages do you offer?
20. Can I customize a package based on my needs?
21. What type of album designs do you offer?
22. Do you provide retouching, color adjustment or other corrective services?
23. How long after the wedding will I get the my wedding pictures?
24. How long after I order my photos/album will I get them?
25. When will I receive a written contract?
26. How much of a deposit do you require and when is it due? Do you offer a payment plan?
What is your refund/cancellation policy?

TIP: Don’t book a photographer or any vendor who
won’t provide a written contract.

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