What Couples Must Know About Wedding Photography

Bristol wedding photographersMarriage is such an exciting thing to think about and it seems that you have to ready so many things and expect so many changes later on. Your wedding party will serve as the grand start of a new journey and just like any other couple; you want your guests to also enjoy the party as much as you do.

However, once the day passes by, flowers wilt, decorations are put down and people go on with their daily life. Nothing is left of the party except memories that give out to time eventually. Which is why people are willing to spend thousands of dollars on Bristol wedding photographers.

Now, so that your dollars won’t be spent on disappointing albums that make you want to forget your wedding even more, let’s read on what to know before you make your decision!

Check out your photographer’s skills

There are several ways to decide your photographers’ skills. The first one is from his portfolios, are they showing consistent quality and style? Can you see the expressions of the couples and audiences that he captures? Do you like them? These kind of questions. Furthermore, you should ask for more pictures of his works besides the portfolios, if you could only saw 30-40 pictures. The best one yet is when they put up a complete journey of one their client which is the best mean of deciding their overall skills.

Portfolios = skills?

Many times you see photographers showcasing their skills with several amazing photos that are just breathtaking, but is that always the case if you hire them? The fact is that many factors come into play; it could the place, the couples, or the perfect weather. What you want to know if he/she is ready to do it at your venue, within the limitation you have and if unexpected situations occur, which can only be seen if you ask for more works of your photographer.

All-in-one or just a photographer?

Jack-of-all-trades don’t usually excel well in one thing, though they do decent in all. Since photography is not just about recording memories, but also capturing them in the best and most beautiful ways and has to be done perfectly in one shot, you don’t want some team who’s focus are divided. Best way is to separate your videographer and photographer so you know that she focuses only in pictures and will definitely bring outstanding results.

Exceptions

However, there are several studios who provide both services and proud to say that their teams excel in what they do; no one is doing two things at once or have to switch around, photographers always take pictures and videographers always record videos.

Destination weddings

There are several Bristol wedding photographers who provide destination weddings. The only thing you need to consider is the extra accommodation costs and his/her adaptation skills. Many photographers stick to the techniques and methods that work on previous weddings for a very long time.

Destination weddings are different in that your photographer most probably has never been there or even done a destination wedding of similar theme. You may have liked what you saw, but your own wedding album will have to be wagered; although it is very less likely that it will be disappointing. For maximum results, do visit the place a few days before the wedding together so both of you can have a better idea of where and how should the shots be taken.