During every consultation with a potential client, the bride opens her wedding organizer and flips to her copy of the ten most important questions to ask a wedding photographer.
Your wedding colors are very important which means taking flower seasons into consideration for your wedding date. The cost of flowers not available in the current season is quite expensive. The additional cost of these flowers can easily force you to cut your flower needs in half to accommodate the inflated cost.
Wedding is an event where you may get chaotic with the series of events or the person around you. And this same may happen with the photographer. He has to deal with many people at a time like bride’s family, groom’s family and their close friends that keep on telling him to shoot this way or that. However, wedding photographers are good with dealing with number of people at a time, but he may also get frustrated. So be polite and do things in an organized way. There should be only one person who should guide photographer.
Look for ways to provide value added. Know that you are the expert in your field, and you have a lot of relevant knowledge that would be interesting to other people that are looking for information. For example, if you are a siena wedding photographer, don’t only provide information about your services and costs. Think about what type of information a bride would be searching for – checklists, decorating ideas, ideas for photo poses, etc. If you provide a few tips, you’ll be a resource to the bride, and she’ll be more likely to think of you when she’s ready to book the photographer!
So how do you start? Well, I think – but your friends and relatives get married? But their work colleagues? Offer to shoot the first wedding for free. FREE! You ask disbelief – I thought we are talking about making money? Well, we are shooting our first wedding for free, you not only gain the confidence you will gain a set of photographs to show to potential paying customers. They will be able to see evidence of your work.
You can also discuss the special effects that you want in the particular photo, like if you want a particular photo in black &white then discuss in prior with the photographer. Here he can also suggest you which special effect will be best for the moment according to his expertise. There shoot be everything clear between you and the photographer before the event.
And, then, of course, there are the pictures. See what pictures they produced from your session. Do you love them? Hate them? When you combine the vibe you get with your photographer, with the end result, there should be no question on if they are the wedding photographer for you.