Let’s talk about choosing the right photographer for you. Whether it’s a newborn, graduation, cake smash, or family photography session, there is reason to celebrate. Just one of the many things I love about my job is that I get to be part of such amazing and intimate moments for so many different people. Each session is unique and each provides special memories for me and the client.
As a photographer, but also someone with a family, I know how hard it can be to choose a photographer. Besides liking their style and aesthetic, it’s important to know a little about them as well. Do your research. Read reviews, scroll through their social media, and of course, ask questions. I love it when potential clients ask me questions because it means they are invested in the experience just as much as I am. Not only does asking questions help you learn about them, but it also gives you some insight into their personality. Getting along with your photographer is just as important as knowing they do a good job.
Ask Your Photographer Questions
Hopefully you’ve done your research and know the costs and various packages and what each one includes. If you’re still unsure as to what you’re getting from the session, your photographer should always be ready to answer any of your questions. You might want to consider asking additional questions as well.
- How many images can I expect to receive?
- What is the expected turnaround time for getting my photographs?
- How would you describe your style?
- I don’t know what to do in front of the camera. Will you pose me?
- What kind of props and accessories do you have in the studio?
- How long are your sessions?
- What kind of touch ups or edits do you make?
- What kinds of products do you offer?
The Relationship With Your Photographer
Depending on the type of session, it can either be very fun and loud or intimate and relaxed. When talking to your photographer, make sure you feel comfortable with them. You don’t have to become best friends, but the more at ease and secure you are with each other, the better. Your photographer is there to guide you, make suggestions, and make sure you have a positive experience. If you don’t feel that you can trust them or feel some kind of connection to them, you might need to consider a different photographer.
My Goals As Your Photographer
Personally, I can honestly say I love all of my clients. It’s so much fun getting to know them and their families. Everyone has such a different story and background and I am constantly amazed at how lucky I am to have such great clients. From the first interaction to the last, I do everything I can to put my clients at ease. It is my job to not only capture once in a lifetime moments, but to help you create them. I want my work to be looked at for generations to come. I want my work to bring happy memories that you and your loved ones can look back on and enjoy.
Here’s the truth. I’m not perfect and will not claim to be. Am I the right photographer for you? Let’s find out! I am always available to answer any and all questions. I encourage you to look through my site, portfolios, blogs, and social media. When you’re ready to create some magic, reach out, and we’ll get started!