We have no doubt in our minds that a wedding photographer is just what you need for your upcoming wedding. You, on the other hand, might need a bit more convincing, so here are five reasons that will hopefully sway your mind.
Memories Don’t Actually Last A Lifetime
While you might think you will remember every tiny detail of this most perfect day, odds are it will be just the opposite. You’ll be nervous, excited and maybe even a little sad, and all of these emotions will steal your ability to commit things to memory.
The way your bridesmaid smiled when you made that joke…you might forget that. The beautiful awkwardness with which your flower girl held that basket of flower petals…you might forget that too.
The good news is, there’s a way to deal with that. Hiring a professional wedding photographer will give you the peace of mind to know that all those little things will be captured. From the most monumental moments like the bride being given away and that first kiss, to the cutest off the cuff moments you didn’t even expect to see, you’ll have it all to look back on for years to come.
When it comes to this day, which is by far one of the most important in your life, you certainly don’t want to leave the capturing of memories in the hands of an amateur. A professional wedding photographer knows the important moments that demand a photo, and they know the candid moments you’ll be so pleased to see. They know how to capture the moments before the ceremony, and they are well versed in putting together all the group shots that will mean so much.
You have a lot on your mind on this day, and rightly so. That’s why having a professional photographer will be a blessing in disguise. Not only does their experience mean you’ll get the perfect shots, but you’ll hardly even know they’re there in the meantime.
A professional photographer often has an assistant, just in case anything goes wrong. Sometimes that assistant is also a photographer, which means you’ll get double the perspective you would normally get. However, even if the photographer doesn’t have an assistant, the perspective they will capture will go far beyond that of an amateur photographer. They know just what to capture, including all the candid moments that you might otherwise miss. It is, after all, your day and you’ll be caught in the moment, as you should be.
Not Everyone Can Attend The Wedding
You can bet that even among those who RSVP’d with great excitement, there will be several who simply won’t be in attendance. The reasons are as varied as the people you invited, but things do come up. Perhaps it’s an emergency that cannot be helped or the date was misconstrued. You may never know the reason, but it’s bound to happen.
For those that simply can’t be there, you can make them feel included, and very special, by sending them a professional wedding photo. In many instances, it can take away a great deal of their grief in not being able to attend this special day.
The Peace of Mind That Comes With a Contract
When you hire a professional, you will sign a contract that outlines exactly what you’re paying them for and that will give you monumental peace of mind. You don’t have to worry that they won’t show up, or that they won’t provide you with the services you discussed prior to the big day. Because of the contract, professionals always have a plan “B”. If they get sick, there will be a replacement photographer. If their equipment fails, they will have extras. If their assistant is unavailable, there are other assistants they can call.
In the meantime, you can relax and enjoy this very special day.