Hiring A Cheap Wedding Photographer
Cheap wedding photographers are probably the first type of wedding photographers you will come across when looking for a photographer for your upcoming wedding. Before hiring a wedding photographer there are a few things you need to consider. For many couples, the deciding factor can be down to a number of things. For some, the decision is made based on the quality of the photographs, the price of the service and in most cases, the photographer’s ability to do the job. Below are a few things worth thinking about before hiring a cheap wedding photographer.
Should You Avoid Cheap Wedding Photographers?
The common reason why one photographer might be cheaper than the other can be down to a lot of things. But does this mean you should avoid cheap wedding photographers? The real answer to this is no! Photography in itself is an art, whilst a fulltime professional photographer may have more experience, this doesn’t necessarily mean you should avoid cheap wedding photographers.
One Of The Most Competitive Markets
Today it is very easy to buy a DSLR camera at a good price. Many years ago if you wanted high-quality images you would have considered hiring a professional. With good cameras available at cheap prices today, almost anyone can shoot a wedding. In other words, the wedding photography industry today is bombarded with photographers offering different packages and services. It’s very difficult to differentiate a real professional photographer and an amateur photographer. Since the wedding photography business is very competitive, some photographers may decide to charge less to acquire more customers.
Expensive Photographers vs Cheap Wedding Photographers
It is often thought that if something is expensive then there must be a good reason. On the other hand, just because something is expensive doesn’t necessarily mean its a good thing. to ensure you know what you are getting simply ask questions, look and find out exactly what you’re getting. .The other option you might want to consider is a cheap wedding photographer. Maybe you have a family friend or relative who might not shoot a wedding all year round but if given the camera they can create some amazing stuff. If you are 100% sure they are capable of doing the job then, by all means, go for it. Other professional wedding photographers might also come in cheap. As long as you feel confident then jump at what ever deal they offer you. If you are 50% sure they might be able to deliver then don’t take the chance, planning a wedding alone is stressful enough, you don’t need additional stress before your big day.
Cheap Wedding Photographers – Yes or No?
You may be reading this article and asking yourself if you really want to hire a cheap wedding photographer. The answer to that is yes and no, depending on what you are looking for, it’s important to assess your desired photographers portfolio. Whilst almost anyone can claim to be a photographer, the portfolio will be able to indicate their level of work. The second thing you need to ask yourself is what exactly will a cheap wedding photographer offer you in comparison to an expensive photographer. What are the chances of them canceling? If you have been quoted a ridiculously cheap price and you are unsure you might want to ask these questions. Social media is one of the best ways to get good answers for this. You might want to join a wedding related group and ask these questions. Whilst the response might be a mixer of good advice, the ultimate decision comes back to you.
In the years we have been shooting weddings we have had the privilege of shooting all types of weddings from big traditional weddings to small registry weddings. For us, the price simply falls down to what the couple really want. We offer both half and full day coverage for couples in the UK and beyond. Our Italian made wedding albums are available in various sizes and finishes to suit your budget. Whilst we have standard wedding packages. we also offer bespoke packages which can be customised to suit every couple. Click here to download our wedding photography prices.