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Wedding photos will help keep the
memories of the day alive for a lifetime.
Choosing the right photographer for
your wedding is one of the most impor-
tant steps when planning for the day.
A good photographer will capture the
happy moments of your special day in a
unique and beautiful way and give you
lasting mementos of the special event.
To help pick the right photographer,
there are a few things you should con-
sider and many talented local photogra-
phers who can work with you to achieve
Book a qualified specialised wedding
photographer early, usually 12 to 18
months prior to the wedding to ensure
you get the right photographer for you.
Establish an open communication
and discuss what you want and what
can be achieved including your budget
and your ideas.
Have earlier services in non daylight
saving time ie. the end of March to the
end of October, to allow for light for the
photography (book usually 1pm to 2pm
Have wet weather alternatives for
photos and outdoor ceremonies.
Allow enough time to comfortably do
the photography usually one and a half
hours for smaller bridal parties to two
hours for a larger party.
Involve the family and bridal party
and work to cooperate with the photog-
Plan the times and meeting spots
with family for the photography loca-
tions to avoid delays and disappoint-
ment with missing people.
Plan transport for family and bridal
party to go to these locations quickly.
Have key people from each side to
help coordinate the family involvement
for the photography.
Don't allow family and friends to
shoot in front of the photographer as it
spoils your professional photographs.
Organise some drinks and snacks for
the photography shoot and bring them
Plan, obtain permission, book and if
required, pay for any special places you
wish to go for photography.
If unsure, work with the photogra-
pher to select a location, after all profes-
sional wedding photographers will
know what locations will work.
Provide cover up for the groom and
attendants to blend in shaving rash and
Book a professional hairdresser, go
for a trial and then test the hairstyle will
last the day and survive in difficult
Coordinate with the florist to have
buttonholes (and a spare) and the
brides flowers, delivered to the correct
locations before the photographer
Have the florist identify each person's
flowers to avoid any confusion.
Most importantly because of the lit-
tle detail pre-wedding planning, relax,
enjoy and have fun with your photogra-
The more relaxed and happy you are,
the better your photos will be.
A moment in time
PHOTO: Niche Photographics.
PHOTO: Firefly Images.
PHOTO: Hotimage Photography.
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