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Questions To Ask When Hiring A Photographer

Q. How far in advance should I book my photographer?

HQuestions To Ask When Hiring A Photographer

Questions To Ask When Hiring A Photographer – Most people book a venue first and then other suppliers. I have been booked as far in advance as three years and at the other extreme one days notice.

It’s normally around the 12 to 18 month mark. I’ve have known couples arrange their wedding date around wether their photographer was available, however most photographers will not hold a date for more than a few days without a signed contract and a deposit

Q. Do you mind wedding guests taking photos at the same time as you?

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“I do not have problem with guests taking photographs .I appreciate they want to capture their own personal memories. But paparazzi style guests can have a negative impact, especially during the ceremony when they step into the aisle and start filming with tablets and phones and block the view of the photographer and guests.


Below more question to ask when hiring a photographer

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Q. Do you prefer to meet the bridal party beforehand?

Yes I always prefer to meet the bride and groom in advance of the big day if possible
I like to get everyone’s names in advance and get to know everyone throughout the day.

Q. Should photographers get told what to wear on a wedding day

“No one has ever told me what to wear to their wedding — brides and grooms
just expect you to dress to the occasion and I always do. If it was my wedding, I would want everyone looking smart and professional.

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Questions To Ask When Hiring A Photographer – Janet Ridley Photography

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