Delighted to share with you today “Tips on Choosing your Wedding Photographer” from one of Ireland’s leading wedding photographer’s Evelyn Woodard, one half of the wonderfully talented “Woodards”.

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The Photographer

Choosing your photographer is one of the most important choices you will make when planning your wedding. This is the person that you will trust to create memories that will last your lifetime and will be cherished for generations to come. Don’t loose sight that once you find the right photography studio for you, you can rest in the knowledge that they are in the business of weddings and you can trust that they will document your day perfectly but you need to allow them the freedom to do so.

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Style

Shortlist Styles that appeal to you and meet your wedding vision. Once you find a selection, check blog-posts, social media and other platforms to get a better feel for their work, style and personality. If you are working with a wedding planner they will have a vital insight into photograper styles that will match your wedding style and photography requirements.

Courtney on the clifss

Personality

If you are having a destination wedding and cannot meet the photographers beforehand, set up a Skype call to get a better feeling for their personaliyy and to see if you are a good fit. Remember it works both ways and the photographer will need to click with you too.

This is an investment on both parts and you will be spending a HUGE amont of your wedding day with the photographer (s).

Couple on the jetty

Budget

Photographs are the only solid reminder you will have from your wedding day so this is one area that you should not cut corners on. Be wary of very low-end quotes as the majority of established, experienced, in-demand studios will be in similiar price-ranges. Get clear pricing that outlines exactly what is included to avoid hidden costs that you might not have taken into consideration. Don’t waste time making a decision if you find the right photographer as dates get booked up quickly and a date will not be secured without a booking fee. The photographer should be high on your list of priorities once the date and venue is confirmed.

Bridal party

Using a Friend

If you decide to use a friend that is a photographer then ensure they are experienced at wedding photography. That they can show you full weddings they have shot and can guarantee that they will capture the day in a style that you want.

BRide putting on glove

Timelines & Communication

Timelines for your wedding day will be outlined by your wedding planner, if you do not have a planner discuss timelines with your photographer three or four weeks prior to your wedding day. Discuss any specific requirements you may have and any special details they need to know at this stage also.

Some terrific advise from Evelyn who shared her “Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Photographer” to help you on your way to finding your ultimate Wedding Photographer.

Contact Evelyn : http://westcoastweddingsireland.com/directory/listing/woodard-photography

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