Affordable wedding photographer
Weddings are quite expensive and anyone who plans to get married saves up for more than a year to make it memorable. The most expensive things at a wedding are its location, décor and photography. Everything needs to be perfect because it will only happen once in your life and you want it to be the best day of your life. Affordable wedding photographers are hard to find and on average a good professional wedding photographer costs around $3500 to $7500, anything below that you get yourself a semi-pro photographer with average results. This price range is for photography only, it does not include wedding videography team.
The latest trends in wedding photography has given the advantage to photographers to charge higher prices than usual. When you attend a wedding and see someone coming up with a unique idea such as a photo booth, you think about getting the same thing on your wedding. These days’ people capture every moment of their wedding starting off with the proposal, solo bridal shoots, and after-day shoots and so on.
In Canada, an affordable wedding photographer with good pictures and post processing costs $1500-2500. But these photographers are usually looking to build on their portfolio and start off by demanding low prices. Basic photography skills are compulsory but creativity is more important. A good photographer is the one who knows his way around camera angles to take the best shots. Capturing natural moments is an art that all photographers do no possess. Real emotions and feelings such as father’s first look of her daughter on her wedding that is a moment of pure emotion that a girl wants to cherish all her life.
When you spend that much money you look for return on investment, obviously it’s not a business deal but you do look at the services being offered. Before hiring any photographer you should first love his/her work and then proceed. It’s always better to start off with interviews with a list of photographers then short list the ones you like.
You can shortlist photographers according to their price, services, how much you love their work and their unique selling point. Once you have shortlist the photographers you further decide on whether you want an affordable wedding photographer or the one with quality work. When it comes to the most important day of your life, quality should be one of the highest priorities but at the same you don’t want to overspend on photography and sacrifice other things.
Every couple has a different idea of what great value is when it comes to wedding photography. You might like Photographer A more than Photographer B but another couple might go for Photographer B. It is a very personal decision and understanding between the couple and the photographer is crucial. What really matters is that in the end you are happy rather than being disappointed.
No one wants to lose memories by saving pennies, so it is better not to go overboard with spending but on the contrary do not be cheap as well. It’s always better to choose a good photographer and prioritize things on your wedding. For example: a lot of couples skip the reception coverage because it is mostly about guests rather than wedding itself. It is your wedding and it should be about you rather than the guests. So find a good professional instead of an affordable wedding photographer to cover the important aspects of your wedding.