Your wedding photos are the most lasting remembrance of the event and that makes them very important to every couple.
Meanwhile, you've may have heard horror stories about weddings ruined by the photographer stepping all over the ceremony or taking really awful pictures. Relax...bad wedding photographers do exist, but they are the exception.
Most wedding photographers get a lot of business by brides recommending the person or company who took their wedding pictures - the ones that don't get word of mouth referrals are soon out of business. Still, you do want to spend the time to make sure you're hiring someone who will work with you and for you.
Most wedding planning experts will advise starting your search for the perfect photographer online. Once you have narrowed your choices down, it's best to follow up with studio visits to learn more about each photographer and the services they offer. These days, that usually includes videography, photography, as well as separate keepsake albums provided for the bride and groom and their parents.
If you're planning a budget-conscious event, you may be looking for ways to cut costs on the photography. Many couples have friends or relatives step in to take professional looking wedding pictures. Check out advice for the wedding couple and have a look at the do-it-yourself tips, tricks and tutorials and hints to help you find a top notch professional wedding photographer online or in
Tips for Great Wedding Pictures - Not for the pro, but for the guest who wants to be the best amateur photographer at the ceremony and the reception, with advice on portraits, wedding party and group shots.
Wedding Photo USA - This is basically a searchable list of professional wedding photographers in the USA. The articles and advice that you'll find here are sure to make your choice easier. Some tips from professionals are included - take the advice!