Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Preservation of the memories that happen during your wedding day are important. Because a wedding only encompasses one day, it is important to get a wedding photographer that can accurately portray the event and invoke memories of the day every time a picture is viewed. With a few steps, finding the perfect wedding day photographer can be much easier.

Consider Your Network

Most photographers develop a reputation for the vision and professionalism they display through their work. Don’t be afraid to look into recommendations from friends and family members that may know a wedding photographer. If you are utilizing other services related to the wedding such as a wedding planner or florist, they may also know a photographer that can accurately capture your special day.

Evaluate Equipment

When you find a potential wedding photographer, it is important to determine if their equipment is adequate for your wedding. Though you may not know the technical details of the equipment that will be used, you still should know if their equipment will cover the scope of the wedding. It is also important to make sure the photographer edits the images and determine what software is used to edit them.

Review Past Work

All professional wedding photographers will have a portfolio that expresses their unique style and picture qualities. By finding a photographer with a portfolio that matches your vision, you are more likely to be happy with the outcome. It is important to scrutinize the images within the portfolio to ensure they truly meet your standards.

Pricing & Contract Details

Perhaps the most important part of finding a photographer is making sure their services fit within your wedding budget. This can be determined by choosing what portions of the wedding will require photography services. Reviewing the contract is important because some photographers will request the right to retain your images for professional use and ownership of the images will have to be transferred to the recipients.

If you are currently looking for a unique venue for your wedding, Stokely Event Center can make sure your special day is unforgettable. Guests will love the free-to-play games and a wide assortment of decorative signs. With the flexibility of catering in outside food and drinks, event menus can fit a variety of preferences. Our sound system, projector and screen are included for one great price to meet your audio/visual needs. If you are interested in reserving Stokely Event Center, please call us at 918-664-4724 or complete our online request form. We can’t wait to be part of your special event!