(Closed) Photog questions

posted 6 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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344 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Not to derail your thread but a photographer who is asking you for ideas on what you want shot makes me nervous for you. When I’m consulting with a client ( especially one having such a cool an unique sounding wedding) my brain is brimming over with ideas. Coming up with ideas is your photographers job!:) 

Post # 4
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210 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@thumpurr:  

 

here is a checklist someone referred me too- it gives you an idea of what traditional means, given that your wedding sounds different (which is awesome) your photographer in question may want to gauge your expectations by asking- at least mine did- we’re off the wall and didn’t want a lot of traditional, but with a few key ideas thrown out there she knew what we wanted and how to capture some tradition without being portrait centric, which is NOT what i want.

 

I hope this helps.

 

http://www.ourdreamwedding.com/index.cfm?page=wedding_articles_1&crid=97

Post # 5
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1314 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2006

Your photographer may be poorly asking you about your vision of the day in order to understand your expectations.

As an aside, if your photographer needs a shot list like the one linked you ought to run like the wind.

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