(Closed) I just e-mailed 82 photographers…

posted 9 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 4
2706 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

5, met with 1.  You couldnt’ narrow it down by looking at their portfolios?

Post # 5
1722 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@oneofthesethings:  +1.


OP, i hope you find someone that you like who is available!! good luck!! really impressed that you emailed that many!!

Post # 9
3195 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Just 1 🙂 went to a bridal expo where I got to talk with multiple photographers, then we picked the one we liked best/best deal.

Post # 10
5622 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Holy goodness. I looked through tons of portfolios, but it really only came down to 3 that I was interested in.

Post # 12
6317 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

@MeiFrancis:  Well I hope that you get the answers you’re looking for, and find someone who will do a good job!!

Post # 13
1087 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

4 all over the phone

that shit cray

Post # 14
341 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013 - Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

Just one. They photographed my FI’s uncle’s wedding last summer and they did an amazing job. I loved their work from that wedding and the rest of their portfolio. We met them at a Starbucks on a Sunday morning and we absolutely loved their personalities too.

Post # 15
171 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I contacted a few but only met with 1 (Kate McElwee).  She was way more than we every thought we would pay but we were both so in love with her work and she is such a doll that we went for it.  We booked her last summer and glad we did since she books up quickly.  

I narrowed it down because there were a lot of popular photographers here in Boston that I really hated their style so it was pretty easy for me.  If they didn’t have enough photos on their website for me to make a decision I skipped them because I figured they weren’t worth it.

I narrowed down all of my vendors (hair/makeup etc) to about 5 or so before I even contacted them so I didn’t have so many replies to deal with.  A lot of them will want to talk on the phone and I hate talking on the phone.lol

Post # 16
1869 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Met with 3 but send information to about 15 I think. Our planning was about 6-7 months out and on Memorial Day weekend so we were a little worried about the ones we originally wanted being booked (which happened but couldn’t be happier with our photographer!).

Good luck!

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