The first chat with your wedding photographer
Why is it important?
The photographer’s point of view
We have been photographing weddings since 2012 and we know how we want to photograph them. As a wedding photographer I need to know my couple a little bit. Both me and my husband want to be a part of your wedding. We won’t achieve that if we don’t get to know you before. We won’t photograph those crazy parties, like these ones at Brinsop Court, if we are total strangers:
The right fit – the real story
I’ve just had two different brides asking about the same date – there was only about five hours’ difference between the two emails. They were looking for their perfect wedding photographer.
I’ve had to inform them about that fact – and the ‘second’ bride got back to me and said… ‘so I guess because the first couple asked first, they get the priority’. Well, at the beginning of my photography career I would have said yes. And I would have made the worst possible decision.
It’s not all about the money, it’s not about ‘first come first served’ – it is, and it always has been, ABOUT THE RIGHT FIT. Maybe I am too idealistic sometimes, but I really believe this makes a huge difference. And it works both ways.
The first chat is the interview
And it works for both the photographer and for the couple.
The couple’s choice
You have to really like your photographer and feel comfortable – only then you will be happy, you will laugh a lot. This will result in those really happy, relaxed and beautiful wedding images. Just imagine your face in front of someone you like – and the same face in front of someone who makes you feel awkward… how does it look like?
The photographer’s choice
And from my point of view… whose portraits do you think I would prefer to create? Someone I really like, someone who cares about their wedding memories or someone who only wants ‘some wedding pictures’ because this is one of the things you have to think of when you plan your wedding?
I would much prefer our work to be appreciated.
So I’m meeting them both. Remember – it’s not about who asked first, and definitely not all about the money – it is all about this good feeling – and that’s why this first chat with your wedding photographer is so important.
Wedding photography mission
Wedding photography is more like a mission to us – we want to give the best collection of wedding images to our couples. Finding the right couple and the right photographer is key if we want to make this work. Are you ready to check if we are the right fit? Let’s chat!