How To Choose Your Wedding Photographer

How To Choose Your Wedding Photographer


The photographs from your wedding will be the biggest memento from your special day. That’s why it is so important that you are happy with the photographs your photographer captures.

To ensure that your wedding photos come out as you imagined, choosing the perfect photographer is crucial. As well as choosing a photographer that is within your budget, it’s also important to look for someone with a style you love.

To help you choose the perfect wedding photographer, we have put together a simple guide that should help.

Look at the style
This one is an obvious one, but it’s important to mention. The key to being happy with your wedding photographs is choosing a photographer who works in a style that you love.

Companies like Yulia Photography offer different styles of photos and are happy to work with you to find the right one. If you are unsure about what you want, choosing a company like this is perfect.

Each photographer works in a different style, so it’s important that you choose someone whose work you like. If you are unsure of what style of wedding photos you want, do some research and have a look at wedding photos online.

Create a list of local photographers and ask to see examples of each of their work, so that you can get an idea of their different styles. Look at each sample album and picture yourself in the photos, then consider which style would be best for you.

Don’t forget about your budget.


Photographers can be expensive, they can range from hundreds to thousands of pounds. Sometimes it can be hard to understand why some photographers charge so much more than others.

Don’t assume that because a photographer charges more their work is better, as this isn’t always the case. So don’t fall into the trap of thinking that to get the perfect photos you have to pay a huge amount.

To ensure that you stick to your budget, opt for a photographer that you can afford. Obviously, you want your photographs to be perfect, but that doesn’t mean shelling out thousands of pounds.

If you spend too much on your photographer, you will have to sacrifice elsewhere, which is far from ideal. So make sure that you choose a photographer who can work with your budget.

Choose a photographer you like
This might sound like a strange one, but it is worth considering. You will feel much calmer when having your photographs taken if you find the photographer easy to relate to.

If you can find a photographer who you get on well with and can make you laugh, opt for them. Chances are that on your wedding day, you will be feeling stressed out, so having a photographer who can relax you is a bonus.

Choosing a photographer for your wedding isn’t easy, especially when you are unsure about the type of photos you want. Remember that the key to choosing the perfect photographer is opting for someone who works in a style that you love and can make you smile. It’s also important to remember that your chosen photographer should be within your price range.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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