So you’re getting married, congratulations! You’re currently making lists of all the things you need to organise and possibly wondering where you should and shouldn’t look to save money.
I’m going to tell you why you shouldn’t cut corners when it comes to photography.
Hiring a professional wedding photographer can provide a number of benefits and ensure that you have beautiful, high-quality images of your special day that you can cherish for a lifetime. Here are some reasons why you should consider hiring a professional wedding photographer over asking friends to take photos on their phones:
- Experience and expertise: A professional wedding photographer has years of experience in capturing weddings and knows how to work with different lighting conditions, settings, and people. They also have the technical expertise to handle different types of cameras and equipment, and can ensure that your photos are of the highest quality.
- Attention to detail: A professional wedding photographer pays close attention to every detail, from the composition and framing of each shot to the post-processing and editing of the images. They also know how to capture the emotions and atmosphere of the day, and can create a story that reflects your unique wedding experience.
- Creativity and style: A professional wedding photographer has a unique artistic vision and can create beautiful, creative images that reflect your personality and style. They can also offer a range of different styles and techniques, from classic and traditional to modern and edgy, to suit your preferences and tastes.
- Equipment and backup: A professional wedding photographer has access to high-quality cameras, lenses, and other equipment, and can ensure that they have backups in case of any technical issues. They may also have a team of assistants and backup photographers to ensure that nothing is missed and everything runs smoothly. I personally carry 3 cameras, each with 2 memory cards in, on every wedding day to limit any chances of technical issues.
- Peace of mind: Hiring a professional wedding photographer can give you peace of mind and allow you to relax and enjoy your wedding day without worrying about capturing all the important moments yourself. You can trust that the photographer will capture all the important moments, emotions, and details, and deliver beautiful images that you will treasure for years to come.
- Insurance: Professional photographers have public liability and professional indemnity insurance. Many venues require this and may ask to see your photographers policy schedule.
Overall, hiring a professional wedding photographer is a worthwhile investment that can ensure that you have beautiful, high-quality images of your wedding day that you can cherish for a lifetime. A professional will also include or can organise a professional photo album to display all your fabulous photos in. Most album suppliers will only supply to professionals.
If you would like to chat about photography for your wedding day in Lancashire, Cheshire or further afield, please do drop me a message, I would love to chat all about your plans.
Some of my favourite Cheshire venues are Dorfold hall, Chester zoo, The Oak Tree of Peover.
In Lancashire I love West Tower, Wyresdale Park, Ashfield house, Browsholme.
You can view my packages and prices online here.