Questions to ask your photographer before booking

Questions to ask your photographer before booking

Equip yourself with a check list of questions to ask your photographer before booking. You’ve already spent a lot of time choosing your venue and your dress.  So it goes without saying that you want to capture every moment of your big day. But how do you know which photographer is right for you? Even if you are choosing one of our professional photographers, couples still need to do some homework.

Weddings in Surrey have put together a list of essential questions to ask your photographer – the ones who’ve made your short list.   After all, you and your hubby to be needs to feel comfortable with your photographer and ensure they fit the style of your wedding.

 Questions to ask
 Do you belong to a professional assocation?
 Do you have a second-shooter/assistant?
 Is this your main profession?
 How many weddings have you photographed?
 Do you only book one wedding a day?
 How would you describe your style of wedding photography?
 What packages do you have?
 Are there any other costs?
 Can we look at your contract?
 Can we amend your packages to suit us?
 How many photographs will you take?
 Do you work from a checklist of required photographs?
 How many photographs in my album?
 Does your price include a DVD of photographs?
 What is your deposit and payment schedule?
 How long does it take for delivery of album/DVD?
 Who owns the copyright?
 Can we look at examples of other weddings?
 Can we contact clients for a reference?
 When do you start and finish?
 What happens if something goes wrong or you are ill?
 Do you bring back-up equipment?
 Do you work well with other wedding suppliers?
 How are they dressed on the day?  (are they well-groomed today?)

Lastly, be sure to get at least two references from previous clients whose style is similar to yours.

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