Things to Look Out For When Hiring a Wedding Photographer

You can almost hear the wedding bells and the cheers.

You can imagine yourself walking down the aisle in the perfect dress.

And you can just see your man in his tux smiling at you on your wedding day!

Everything is perfect- just the way you imagined it.

Now only if you could just capture it and store this perfect day forever!

And that is exactly why you need a wedding photographer who will be, in a way- your eyes for that day!

Thank you, Johann Zahn, for inventing the camera in 1685!

But now you need a photographer who can capture your day? So how do you decide who to hire? What are the right questions you should ask?

Most importantly, how do you make sure you and your photographer see eye-to-eye? Get it?

Finding the right wedding shoe is easy. If it fits, it is great! Just walk an aisle in it, and you are set for the day. When it comes to the photographer for your wedding, here are a few tips that can help.




1. Research, Research, and a little more research 


A little research at this point is important. Before you begin, see what your budget for wedding photography is. Then do a little research to find photographers within this budget in Dallas.


 2. Look at the wedding photographer’s portfolio and work


The second step is to see the photographer’s portfolio and decide if you love their photography style. If you do, pick a few images/portraits that you love and make sure to communicate to them.


 3. Schedule an interview with the photographer


Set up an appointment with the shortlisted photographers. Meet them to see if the two of you click. Ask them questions and communicate your expectations. Be clear about what you want and what you need. Also, discuss important things like your budget, editing, payment method, and even a second-shooter option.

You can also ask to see their complete albums.

As wedding photographers, we at Lily Hayes love talking to our clients to get an idea of what they like and their vision for the event.

At Lily Hayes Photography, we understand planning a wedding can be stressful enough. This is why we make sure we support and respect what you want. After all, it is your magical day!

Our priority for all the wedding events- engagement and bridal sessions- we do is to make sure the pictures we take do justice to you and all the work, effort, and love that you have put in.

To see some of our work, you can view our wedding portfolio– and if you have any questions, contact us. We’d be happy to answer them for you!


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