Questions to ask your wedding photographer

Questions You Should Ask Your Wedding Photographer 

So, you’ve got a potential wedding photographer in mind. The chances are you’ve looked at their website, decided that you love their work and you’ve arranged to meet with them. Aside from feeling comfortable with your chosen photographer (which is probably the most important thing), you’ll want to know exactly what you’re going to get on the wedding day and beyond too.

Here are the questions you should ask your wedding photographer:

What is your photography style?

Is your chosen photographer creative and a little different? Do they shoot in a less formal, documentary style? Does this match what you envisage for your photos? Choosing a photographer who shoots in a style you like will ensure you get photos you love.

What is included in your packages?

It’s a good idea to check whether prints, albums, and engagement shoots are included in the overall cost as this can affect the total price significantly.

How much is the deposit and total fee? 

This can help you to budget better when you’re planning your big day. It’s also a good idea to ask when the final balance is due.

Have you done a wedding at my venue before?

Your photographer needs to be aware of any issues with the venue and its location, like poor lighting which can impact upon photographs. Ideally, they should be willing to go and have a look around the venue beforehand if they’ve never shot a wedding there before.

How many hours of coverage will we get on the wedding day?

Think about whether you want your photographer there all day, from when you’re getting ready until the party’s over, or if you just want them to cover some of the day.

Do you have a back up plan if you can’t cover my wedding?

Illness happens, emergencies happen, and other unforeseen events can occur. A professional photographer will usually have a network of contacts they can call upon to stand in for them if something happens.

How long will I have to wait for my photos?

Every bride and groom (and their families and friends) want to see their photos as soon as possible, so it’s a good idea to have a rough idea of how long your photographer will take to deliver your images to you.

When you’re planning your wedding, you might have a million and one other things to think about, but getting clear on things with your photographer is time well spent. A perfect big day comes at a price, but peace of mind and amazing photos are priceless.


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