“A lot of wedding photographers are just on stand by and waiting for the couples to approach them and have them as their official wedding photographer. Try checking their websites. Each wedding photographer has a distinct style of taking pictures, different packages and various wedding photography services included in the packages. You have to think of the budget first before you select a wedding photographer. Next, look at the packages, find one that not only fits your budget but can also provide you with all the various wedding photography services you want.
What do photographers usually offer for wedding photography services? Some packages only consist of the basic photo coverage service at the wedding and at the reception. The end product for this is usually an album of images from your special day even if they only provide one photographer. The raw unedited shots of the wedding on a cd could also be given to the clients. The client also has the privilege to edit and print the pictures they like which are not in the photo album.
A pre-nuptial or engagement photo shoot is also included in some wedding photography services. The schedule of the shoot will depend on how soon the photographer was booked but it must be weeks or months before the wedding. Some clients use these pictures in their invitation of for their save the date video. Doing this will help in thinking of how things will pan out on the day of the wedding. This allows the photographer to get to the client, the good angles, what light suits them. The location of the wedding or the reception are also top preferences of some photographers to have this shoot so they could have a feel of how the light will reflect and to further see where it is nice to shoot and where to stay during the ceremony. Doing this could help the client get to know the photographer more and be at ease with them.
Another wedding photography services available is a photo slide show to be shown during the reception. In order to provide entertainment during the reception and to let the bride and groom see how the ceremony turned out the photographer could also provide a slide show of the pictures taken during the ceremony. This type of service is not usually offered by most photographers. This is usually included in the mid to high priced photography packages of the wedding photographers.
Make sure that the wedding photographer you will get is the one you’ll feel comfortable working with and who can provide you with quality pictures and all the services you are looking for.”