There’s a popular expression about weddings: the only thing remaining is the couple — and the photographs. So you see why it’s so important that you pick a photographer whose style suits you!
Dear Wedding Guru:
“My fiancé and I are planning our wedding. Neither one of us knows a lot about photography (besides shooting with our iPhones). Can you give us some pointers for choosing the photographer?” — Panicked About Pictures
You’ll want to do a lot of looking, ask a lot of questions, and see a lot of photographs. The best way for you to decide which photographer will fit your wedding is to view samples of weddings they’ve worked in the past. Make sure you ask for referrals and call previous brides and grooms who have used them, too.
Here are some types of photographers and their shooting styles that you might want to consider:
The good news is that you can often find a photographer who emphasizes the type of photography you like, but is also able to shoot photos in one or more other styles. That’s why it’s important that you look at the work of every photographer you interview!
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