Why Is Your Wedding Photographer Your Most Important Vendor?

Portfolio • News • Posted on 18th March 2019 • Posted by Helena Lorimer

Bride wearing veil

Why should you hire a good wedding photographer on one of the most important days of your life?

For one, the value of a good wedding photographer is priceless. They not only capture your big day with passion, but also use their art to reveal your special and unique love story.

Investing in what is arguably your most important wedding vendor, is to encapsulate your fairytale dream so that it’s a source of happiness and inspiration for years to come.

Bride dancing

10 reasons why you should hire a good wedding photographer for your big day

1. A Good Wedding Photographer Invests in You Before, During, and After 

Each couple is unique, and the chances that you have a very specific vision in mind for your big day, are very high.

Which is why, when you hire a good wedding photographer, they will take the time to get to know you as a couple and as individuals before, during, and after your big day.

You’ll also have the ability to ask your wedding photographer questions that you may have, which can assist you in forming a trusting relationship with them, making a big difference.

By doing this, your photographer can get to know you both on a more personal level, and you’ll be able to get a feel for them to see if they’re the right fit for you. A good photographer will make you feel comfortable and create an effortless cooperation.

Additionally, a good wedding photographer should be a source of inspiration. They won’t merely show up on the day and snap the big moments. Instead, they’ll take the time to catch those small intimate ones that would perhaps have gone unnoticed.

2. A Good Wedding Photographer Has Your Dreams in Their Hands

In time, many of your other vendors won’t leave an impression. Perhaps your DJ played the wrong song during the cutting of the cake, or your wedding flowers arrived in a different shade of pink than you had hoped.

But a wedding photographer creates images for you to savor for the rest of your life. These are the moments you’ll look to for eternity to remember the sheer beauty of your big day.

For that reason, you’re placing a lot of trust in the hands of your wedding photographer. And when you have trust, you’ll know that they’ll be able to bring your wedding day to life without any doubts on your part.

You should feel confident in their ability to leave you with breathtaking images, and by hiring a good wedding photographer, this is their number one priority.

London bride and groom

3. A Good Wedding Photographer Has Experience and Skill to Create Pieces of Art

A good wedding photographer has gained popularity for a reason: they’re excellent at what they do! This comes with lots of experience and learned skills.

By taking a look at their reviews and wedding portfolio, you’re giving yourself the assurance that this artist will go above and beyond to create pieces of art for you and your partner.

It also removes any anxieties that you may have, as well as the possibility of being disappointed on the day due to lack of passion or hard work.

To hire a good wedding photographer means that they’re confident and ready to go the extra mile to capture pure magic.

4. A Good Wedding Photographer Listens to The Bride and Groom-To-Be

A good wedding photographer will make sure that they understand the kinds of images that you seek.

Whether you’re looking for playful photography, candid moments, portraits, or all of the above, they will have the ability to be flexible according to your needs while using their skills to snap those requested shots beautifully.

A good wedding photographer will not take creative control, doing as they see best. They will photograph according to what you’ve envisioned professionally and tastefully.

Bride and groom kissing

5. A Good Wedding Photographer Places Importance on Editing & Delivery

After you’ve experienced your dream wedding, your photographer will still be apart of the journey. In fact, they’re arguable more important after the big day, as it is then when their captured images are edited and perfected for you.

When you hire a good wedding photographer, they’ll consult you post-wedding in a timely manner. And the service you receive from a good wedding photographer is impecable before, during, and after your big day.

6. A Good Wedding Photographer Will Capture Every Angle

A groom smiling at his bride is the perfect photograph to capture, yes, but a good wedding photographer will use creativity and poise to catch these moments in a way that’s unique.

They have the ability to snap those obvious moments of joy and elation, but also to catch adorable moments no one else sees.

Picture a groomsman stealing a little kiss on the cheek from one of your bridesmaids. Or your flower girl grabbing the hand of someone they love. These are equally as special.

A good wedding photographer is thoughtful and uses their craft to immortalize precious moments of your big day that no one else can.

Bride walking up stairs

7. A Good Wedding Photographer Won’t Need Direction

A wedding day, while beautiful, is also stressful. And having faith in your wedding photographer to do the best job that they can removes some of that stress.

When you hire a good wedding photographer, you won’t need to run after them, asking them to follow your instructions. This is because, by the time your big day comes, your photographer will already know all of your expectations and will be able to do so without being asked.

8. A Good Wedding Photographer Will Not Get Distracted

It’s important to form a good working relationship with your wedding photographer, and you should be able to rely on them as a friendly vendor.

But when they become too comfortable, it may be easy for them to be distracted wanting to dance to their favorite song, or chat a little bit too much with the guests.

A good wedding photographer will stay friendly yet focused, working exceedingly hard from start to finish.

Bride portrait

9. A Good Wedding Photographer Will Have Excellent Equipment 

Being a photographer of any kind is not easy. And it takes several pieces of excellent equipment to perfect their art.

Hire a good wedding photographer, and you’ll reap the benefits of top notch wedding equipment used on the day, and during your pre or post-wedding shoot.

You’ll also be sure to receive high class images that have been carefully crafted and produced as you envisioned.

10. A Good Wedding Photographer Paints the Perfect Love Story

One of the most beautiful things about hiring a good wedding photographer, is that they’ll be able to piece together your love story in such a way that it brings happiness for years to come.

One may not be able to remember the ins and outs of your special day after time, but with the help of a good wedding photographer, you’ll have everlasting memories to remind you of your perfect day with the ones you love.

Bride and groom from the back

A love story is made timeless when you hire a good wedding photographer.

Simply put, if you want to freeze a beautiful moment in time with your partner, friends and family, hire a good wedding photographer. You will not regret paying a bit more for memories that are priceless.

With that, if you’re interested in having a chat with us about your photography needs, drop us a line – we are award-winning destination wedding photographers and we love hearing from you!


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