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The black book for Indian Wedding Photography.
You own a camera and you are a Photographer in India. But Being a wedding Photographer requires few extra skills. Just like the process of choosing the right Wedding Planner, choosing an Indian Wedding Photographer requires a lot of Kappis.
Be Clear on what you want.
As listed on our homepage Our Story, there are so many rituals you would want to perform and have Photographs of the memories.
1. Decide which functions need to be covered by the Photographer.
2. Be clear on the date and time for each ritual.
3. Do you require a Photo and Video of all the rituals?
4. In video do you want live sound or overlap any music.
5.Do you need a Pre Wedding Shoot?Just like a Trial makeup…
Based on your budget decide the above-mentioned points.Pricing can vary considerably, and you do not want to waste your time with someone who is not within your reach. On the other side, if the price is too good to be true, it is most likely someone who is not a real professional and you would be taking a big chance.
Where do you find an Indian Wedding Photography expert for your wedding?
You know you wanted a photographer and within a “budget”. Where do you find one? We have some options for you.
1. Facebook Post.
Be very descriptive. you want a photographer for your wedding and not creating an Indian Wedding Photography directory so so be very specific in what you post.Your post should look something like this
2. Wedding Planning Websites.
If you do a search on the internet please go past the first page and more, the first page will be filled with larger firms with big marketing team behind them.Quality is hard to define, one photo should make you want to see another.
Few Wedding Photography websites that might help you Matrimony Photography
3. References from Freinds.
They have already gone down this road and they might recommend their photographer or give you the name of the person they should have hired.Ask for a Facebook page, website or portfolio, experience, and price range. Once you’ve got a few favorite photographers, narrow it down to a handful of favorites, and set up a time to meet them. Make sure you’re meeting with the person who will be wielding the camera at your wedding, not a sales consultant or studio owner. Not only should you like their images, you should also like them! You’ll be spending many hours with them during your wedding day.
Our Recommendation for Bangalore wedding Photography Wedding Kafe
Questions before hiring an Indian Wedding Photography team.
Here are the questions you should ask those photographers who’ve made your short list, to ensure that the one you ultimately choose is a good fit for you and your wedding.
1. How many weddings have you shot, and have you shot ones similar to mine?
2. Will there be a contract of the services to be provided? If so, can I get a copy?
3. How many weddings are you shooting on the same weekend?
4.Will you edit all of my images?
5. If my wedding ceremonies go late, will you stay? Is there an extra charge?
6.How long will it take to get my wedding photos?
7.How far in advance do I need to book with you?
8. What is your style of photography?
9.Do you have a portfolio I can see? Are all of the images yours, and is the work recent?
10. Can I give you a list of specific shots we would like?
11.Can you put together a slideshow of the pre-wedding shoot, engagement pictures along with other photos that I provide and show it during the reception?
12.What about an “instant” slideshow of the wedding ceremony?
13.What information do you need from me before the wedding day?
14. May I have a list of references?
15. Are you the photographer who will shoot my wedding? If so, will you have any assistants with you on that day?
16. Do you charge a travel/ accommodation fee and what does that cover?
17. Have you ever worked at my wedding Venue before? If not, would you mind to check it out in advance?
18.How to look good in the photographs?
19. What packages do you offer?
20. Can I customize a package based on my needs?
21.What type of album designs do you offer?
22.How long after the wedding will I get the proofs? Will they be viewable online? On a CD?
23.How much of a deposit do you require and when is it due? Do you offer a payment plan?
24.What is your refund/cancellation policy?
Questions to Ask Yourself:
1. Do I feel a connection with this photographer?
2. Am I comfortable with this person’s work and communication style?
3.Has this photographer listened well and addressed all my concerns?