Getting to know potential photographers is paramount to everything running smoothly on the day. You should be able to have an open and honest conversation with your photographer without them making you feel silly for asking questions and being thorough. After all, it’s your big day and they should understand the importance of you choosing the correct photographer for you. It’s important to read plenty of reviews and recommendations prior to meeting up to ensure the quality of their work. Here, we’ve compiled a list of questions to ask your potential wedding photographer.
Do you have my date available?
Have you shot at my wedding venue before?
How would you describe your photography style?
Can I see the proofs for a wedding you have shot?
What Are You Including?
Can you explain exactly what is included in your package?
What’s excluded from your package?
Can we customise a package to fit our needs?
How many hours of coverage are included?
How much would it be for additional hours of coverage if things run behind schedule?
Do your packages include a second photographer?
If not, how much is a second photographer?
Do your prices include VAT?
How many photos will I receive?
How will I receive my images?
Is a wedding album included?
Do you offer a discounted engagement photo shoot if I book my wedding through you?
The Important Stuff
How much of a deposit do you require and when is it due?
Can I request certain images to be taken?
What is your policy if there’s an emergency and you can’t photograph the wedding?
o you have a cancellation policy?
ay I have a list of references?
Can I see a contract?
What kind of insurance do you have?
Can you assure us that you have back up equipment?
Good luck finding the perfect photographer for you. With our comprehensive list of questions to ask your wedding photographer, we’re sure you’ll do just that.