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How to Choose a Charleston Wedding Photographer

Wedding seasons lead to busy schedules which comprise of meeting with wedding designers, makeup artists, and florists to name a few. With the vast variety of services being offered in almost aspect, it gets essential to capture every detail in a series of photographs and videos to cherish the memories in the future.

However, what if you find out that your pictures not so picture perfect and your bright smile not captured in the way you had hoped?
Hence, this once a lifetime event (for many) requires a careful selection of a photographer and for this purpose, here is how you can go about doing that;

Research Photographers in Charleston

It is important to do your homework before the selection of a wedding photographer. This includes going through portfolios, asking for testimonials and referrals from friends and family members, getting to know about the experience of clients about the photographers you have shortlisted and so on. Local listings help a lot in this regard with social media also being one convenient source to get to see the work of a photographer even before establishing contact. The website design of the photographers is also a thing to focus on since it will tell you about their taste and style.

Meet the Wedding Photographers

A good idea! Not only will it give you a picture of what type of work do they do but also this will help you communicate your ideas and themes you wish to incorporate, the style of your wedding with the photographer and see if they would be eager to work with that or not. Charleston wedding photographers and others around have a trend of meeting up with potential clients to not only get an idea of their wedding plans but also to communicate their suggestions.

Be Critical of the Charleston Photographers

If they had covered a destination wedding with an outrageous theme, don't get swooned by it right away giving all the credit to the photographers. It is important to go through the photographer's work with a critical viewpoint (not for nitpicking but some good reason, it's your wedding after all) so you could pick out the flaws if any and be able to discuss them with the wedding photographer as well.

Don't Compromise

It is very important to communicate with your wedding photographer whatever is on your mind about the wedding and bond with the photographer so that both of you are on the same page. This would help create excellent team work and an experience worth recalling at a later time. Also, communicate the date, time and schedule of your wedding in great detail and do not leave it for emails to coordinate with your wedding photographer. Tell them about the spots you need to be covered for and each minute detail on your mind about the event.

Thus, it is essential to select the right candidate/team for your wedding photography so that you have a fairytale-like wedding to remember for the years to come.

Charleston Photographers Amy & David Bennett | 1559 Gemstone Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC

802.825.7505 | www.amybennettphoto.com | amybennettphoto@gmail.com