FINDING THE RIGHT PHOTOGRAPHER

Before choosing the florist that will be doing your wedding, it is important that all the questions that you may have concerning their ability and your wedding day be answered. Choose three florists that you are considering using and ask them the following questions to ensure that you will be choosing the right florist for your wedding day.

Name of Photographer

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Will you personally be the photographer at the wedding? If not, can we meet with the person who will be responsible for taking the wedding pictures?

     

Are you a professional photographer?

     

Can we see your portfolio?

     

How many weddings have you done this last year?

     

Can you provide me with three references?

     

How recent is the work that is in your portfolio?

     

Do you only do colour photography or will you do back and white as well?

     

What are your criteria in choosing what you would photograph at my weeding?

     

How many pictures will you be taking?

     

Will you be taking pictures when the bride is preparing for the wedding or only from the ceremony?

     

What time will you arrive to set up your equipment?

     

Do you bring backup equipment with you?

     

Is there anyone who helps you with your photography on the day?

     

What are your policies regarding the negatives?

     

When will the photographs be available after the wedding?

     

What packages will you be able to offer me within my budget?

     

When will the deposit need to be paid?

     

How much will the deposit be?

     

When will the final payment be made?

     

What are the cancellation and refund terms?

     
       

Package 1: Details of the menu

     

Cost of package 1

     

Package 2: Details of the menu

 

     

Cost of package 2

     
Package 3: Details of menu

 

     

Cost of package 3

     



Before the ceremony:

  • Bride dressing
  • Bride fully dressed
  • Bride with mom
  • Bride with dad
  • Bride with parents
  • Bride with any other family members
  • Bride with maid of honour / bridesmaid
  • Bride with flowergirl
  • Groom dressing
  • Groom fully dressed
  • Groom with mom
  • Groom with dad
  • Groom with parents
  • Groom with other family members
  • Groom with best man

During the ceremony

  • Seating of special guests (grandparents, parents etc)
  • Groom walking down the aisle
  • Best man and groom at the front of church
  • Flower girl walking down aisle
  • Bridesmaid walking down aisle
  • Bride and Father walking down the aisle
  • Bride and Groom at the altar
  • Exchanging rings
  • First kiss
  • Signing the register
  • Other

After the ceremony

  • Bride and Groom
  • Bride and Groom with parents
  • Bride and Groom with family members
  • Bride and Groom with both families
  • Bride and Groom with best man and bridesmaid
  • Bride and Groom with bridal party
  • Bride and Groom with flower girl
  • Bride and Groom greeting guests
  • Bride and Groom leaving for reception

During reception

  • At receiving line
  • Wedding party entrance
  • Bride and Groom entering
  • First dance
  • Guests dancing
  • Bouquet toss
  • Removal of garter
  • Garter toss
  • Toasters
  • Cake cutting
  • Bride and Groom leaving