Checklist: Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer

A go-to guide for your wedding photography consultation

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The dress is bought. The venue is chosen. What’s next on the list? Ah yes, find the perfect photographer. While it may seem daunting because you’ve never done this before, there’s no need to be nervous. Bring this handy checklist with you to make sure you’re asking the right questions and getting the information you need before the big day. 

  • What’s your mantra?
  • What’s your pricing? Do you offer different kinds of packages?
  • What does each package include? Can I request add-ons?
  • Do you walk through the venue? If not, how do you scout the venue ahead of time?
  • Do you shoot both outdoors and indoors?
  • Do you help with scheduling the day of the wedding?
  • What styles do you consider your specialties?
  • Do you take special photo requests?
  • Will you have a second shooter? Is that included in the package price?
  • How long can I expect to wait before I get the images back?
  • How do you interact with the family and friends?
  • What does your shot list include? Does it include large family shots?
  • Describe your relationship with your clients.
  • Describe your relationship with your client’s family and guests.

Your wedding will be one of your best memories, but having the perfect images to look back on won’t hurt. Carefully consider how a photographer’s style and personality fits your own because they’re going to be a big part of the whole experience. 


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