How do you go about
choosing a photographer?
Qualified – with Royal Photographic Society – Peace of mind for a professional standard.
Full-Time Professional: – Not an inexperienced amateur.
Two Photographers: – Extensive coverage with minimum time away from guests.
Photojournalism: – A dedicated separate photographer shooting for emotion.
Creative Work: – A dedicated separate photographer for creative wedding photography.
Style: – A distinct style that fulfills the look you want for your wedding.
Posing: – Attention to detail to ensure you are captured at your best.
Well Established: – Many part-time amateurs give up after they have ruined a wedding a year or two in 🙁
Experienced: – With 20 years experience we know what pitfalls to look for in shooting weddings.
Professional Equipment: – Professional quality lenses provide higher quality images.
Back-up: – We always carry spares. We have options for being ill. We have Professional Indemnity and
Public Liability insurance. We have LOTS of experience.
Album Quality: – An album will be treasured forever and a fabulous investment
therefor it should reflect the quality of the photography.
16-bit Raw Capture: – 16-bit Raw capture provides much higher quality in the final image.
Many amateurs are shooting jpegs.
Editing: – Final images are always edited to a high standard.
Image/Print Quality: – Even with a USB of images, you should view professionally hand finished prints to assess the quality
of the photographers skill in pre and post production.
Calibration & Profiles – Ensure photographers understand working with regularly calibrated monitors and
understand the different profiling for prints and image discs.
Trust – As you can see, many factors need considering when asking someone to record the most important
day in your life. Many things on a wedding day are over the next day, but your photographic memories
will be there forever, which is why booking the right photographer is so important.
SWPP Wedding Album Finalist 2005
SWPP Wedding Portfolio Finalist 2004
Digital Finalist 2004
SWPP Portrait Finalist 2003