(Closed) Questions to ask potential photographer?

posted 8 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
10218 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

Congrats on your first thread!!

  • I would definitely ask about what type of post processing procedures they do.
  • i also would ask who owns the rights to the photographers after they are done
  • how long does it take to do the pictures after the wedding
  • how many shooters you will have
  • will the photog that you meet with be the shooter at your wedding
  • also ask to see a complete wedding from beginning to end, because even a novice can have one or two great shots out of a hundred or so that is normally taken at a wedding.

Post # 4
4001 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

And make sure they’re planning on bringing a second camera.  In the event that something happens to the first one, you don’t want to be left without any pictures.  I thought this was a strange question at first but all of the photographers that I met with, were very quick to say, “of course we have a second camera!”.

Post # 7
4765 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

Definitely ask about post-processing! I found that a lot of photographers will give you a disk of unedited images rather than edited – which I did NOT want!!


Post # 8
42 posts
  • Wedding: November 2010

  • What’s the backup plan in case you get sick, injured and can’t attend the wedding?
  • Do you host the pictures on a website?
  • Is sales tax included?
  • How much does your average bride spend on her album? Is this in addition to the fee?
  • Can I get a discount for paying in full in advance?
  • How do you select your second shooter?


Post # 9
1269 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

Also ask how many hours will they be there.  And I very much agree with asking to see a whole album!


Post # 10
4024 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

haha! Don’t be nervous, you did perfect! 🙂

Some things I would ask:

How long they have been doing this * Where they went to school (if they did) * A portfolio you can look at of their previous work * What packages/prices they have to offer *

Post # 11
135 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

You can also ask for references even though they will bring their best forward but its never bad to hear about them from someone else.

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