Nowadays, anyone can pick up a camera and claim they’re a “professional photographer”. Photography is truly subjective, but let’s discuss the top 3 ways you can determine if a photo is actually good or bad and hopefully prevent you from wasting money on your next purchase.
Besides, professionally shooting your event in a ninja stealthy style, capturing fantastic candid moments, highlighting special guests, V.I.P.s, and providing a pleasant experience for all of your guests. None of that matters if the photos you receive are dark, “orangish yellow” and not very flattering.
Pointing your camera and pressing the shutter button is only half of the process in photography.. Editing the photo and adding the artist’s creativity is the other half (and mostly overlooked by many).
Let’s take a look at what I provide my clients and how I raise the bar in value.
There I was, framing my shot to capture 4 beautiful ladies posing for an event photo to share on social media. I double checked my lighting, i made sure the ladies all had a flattering pose, I waited for the person in the background to walk by… waiting.. waiting… THERE!! I pressed the shutter button and we did it! We created a pretty nice photo of the 4 ladies posing.
They are similar in ways that they are both round, but completely different when you take a closer look. The same logic applies to the person you have appointed to photograph your event. Just because that person is holding a camera doesn’t mean they know how to capture dynamic or exciting photos, much less know what to do in low-light situations. So lets break this down even further with a few photo examples from non-professionals and with me, a professional event photographer.
I often get asked “what is all included in your fee” and sure I normally respond with tangible goods and services. Today, I would like to cover 3 important factors that are normally overlooked by other photographers and the general public when finding the right photographer.
I want to give you a bunch of Value
When you order my standard event package you are receiving up to 4 hours of photography coverage, up to 250 images edited, an online gallery to host the images, download, share, (order prints for personal use), …