Most professional and fairly priced North East Wedding Photographer charges a few hundred bucks for a one-hour wedding; edited digital pictures and prints differ in price in this range but are still usually very fair.
If you have the big funds for a wedding, nothing is ‘reasonably priced;’ it is very important to spend a few grands to over $10,000 on media output.
Find a realistic wedding kit that includes everything you need for a simple, stress-free wedding such as wedding planner, minister and photography. When all the essential elements are bundled into a ‘Mom and Pop’ wedding with a photography package, you often save on the overall costs by not hiring a planner, a wedding minister and a photographer individually.
Compare ” websites of small and personal wedding planners that display the galleries of the photographer; you should see some consistency in the quality of the pictures provided that the equipment & editing is at a professional level.
Inquire about the photographer, ask for their website & galleries and see what kind of equipment they are using; do they shoot in the professional uncompressed ‘Raw’ format with JPG files of the highest quality as a backup? Even with a fantastic camera & a professional photographer, not all of the candid images can be taken with maximum contrast & exposure in the background of the now silhouetted wedding party, like a bright sunset.
Good technical editing with an artful eye for detail is really paramount in perfecting what seemed like the perfect shot already. Skipping this move will be skipping the magic that really makes a picture pop with vibrant clarity and gently pull out the beautiful colors that are already there but just need a wee bit of technical art. The photographer should be assertive in looking for the best opportunities, confident enough to serve as a constructive force in the wedding and cajoling for the guests to elicit smiles.
Many hard-working photographers would spend 3 to 12 hours editing a one-hour photo session so editing is the most time-consuming part. Check out the wedding gallery of the photographer at different locations you want to have your wedding, then compare it to others.
Most professional photographers who use a good camera and edit good industry-standard software. If you’re an accomplished amateur photo editor you can pick a photo kit with a photographer who takes and edits the pictures professionally.
If you’re pretty confident you ‘re capable of editing your own wedding photos, ask for a big price break for just the unedited image files. Considering that editing a one-hour photoshoot should take at least 3 times longer, most photographers may agree to approximately 25 percent off their normal rate with edited pix. Arrange to let the photographer film straight into your CF memory card.
Are his ideas delivered in a manner that is polite and transparent or is he shy? Make sure the photographer has his camera set to record both Raw and JPG for backup capabilities. Back up any images you may have on your memory card; taking a few giggle bites at both high resolutions.