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Questions To Ask Your Baltimore Wedding Photographer Before Booking


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You have found a few Baltimore wedding photographers who caught your eye and successfully booked a call with them. So, what are you going to talk about? While on the phone, of course, you want to make sure you vibe and get along, after all this person will be following you around your entire wedding day! In addition, you will want to ask specific questions to your Baltimore wedding photographer, kind of like an interview, to make sure they will be a good fit.

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Before anything else, ask your photographer about their experience. Not only do you want to know how long they have been behind the camera, but more importantly, their experience with weddings. Consider these questions:

  1. How many weddings have you photographed?
  2. Large weddings or intimate elopements?
  3. Do you have experience directing large groups for bridal party photos or family photos?
  4. Have you photographed at our venue before?
  5. Can I see galleries and reviews from past wedding clients?
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Budget Of Your Baltimore Wedding

Every photographer packages their services differently. Some will have packages ranging from 4-10 hours, while others will have an a la carte style for pricing. Here are some items to cover while discussing the budget:

  1. How many hours do your packages cover?
  2. Is this for one venue or will you move locations with us?
  3. Does this include any travel fee?
  4. How many images does this include?
  5. Do you offer complimentary wedding albums, or is that an additional fee?
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This may not be the most fun part of interviewing Baltimore wedding photographers, but these are questions that are necessary to ask if you are going to book. They may not warrant a lot of conversation and feel more rapid fire.

  1. Are you available on our wedding date?
  2. Can we give you a list of requested shots?
  3. How long will it take to get our wedding photos back?
  4. Do you give sneak peeks within 48 hours?
  5. Can we read through your contract before making a final decision?
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Personality Of Your Baltimore Wedding Photographer

Finally, make sure you vibe with your photographer! Personality makes a huge difference in your experience. And if you have an expectation for how you would like your photographer to behave, let them know! Some couples want their photographer to be in the background snapping away, while others want a photographer who will get down on the dance floor while capturing the night.

  1. What’s your approach to directing photos and posing?
  2. What is it like to work with you on a wedding day?
  3. How will you balance our friendship/relationship and remaining professional?
  4. How well do you work with unforeseen circumstances?
  5. What are your expectations as a vendor?

Your Baltimore wedding should be the best day of your life, and it deserves to be captured! And not just by any photographer, but a Baltimore wedding photographer that you enjoy being around and can trust. Think we would be a good match? Drop me a line and let’s get connected!

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