Number one thing to decide when asking yourselves ‘how much should I invest in my wedding photographer?’ – DO NOT do a percentage of your total budget.
You spend so much money for every detail of the day – you HAVE to spend good money to have it captured in the correct way. In a way that will give justice to everything you have spent investing so much time, money and energy on. You want to know that when you receive your photographs, you will have every angle and detail of your wedding gown, his attire, your details of jewelry, shoes, florals, invitation suite, reception tables, ceremony set up. Even your friends and family’s reactions to everything throughout the day.
Every single part of your wedding is worth the investment. Florals and stationary are two of my biggest loves at a wedding. They speak so much in to the beauty of the day. Planners design you an impeccably designed day. Those things are SO important, so you need a photographer who will capture it to perfection as well!
So when you are looking for a photographer ask ‘how much is the cost of the wedding compared to how it is going to be captured?’ ‘How much should I invest in my wedding photographer?’ Think of this:
Your vision can only be perfectly captured by a photographer with a style you love and know can have high expectations for.
I love when my couples say ‘I love that you saw that moment!! I would never have known! That means so much!’ We want you to look back and enjoy your wedding day the way that your guests did and the way you intended it to be. We want to show you how meaningful the time was to your friends and family as well! The single tear roll and smile of a mom watching her little girl dancing her dad, or those quick glances at each other when you think no one is watching. Those are moments you will want to remember and soak in.
So ask yourself as you ponder the question of how much should you invest in your wedding photographer… How much is it worth to you to have peace of mind? You want to KNOW your photographer has it all taken care of. That they are photographing with you in mind. Weigh what you are spending on everything else against how you want to remember it all and be captured.
Your photographers will also be with you most of the day. Make sure you invest wedding photographers that are compatible and comfortable with who you choose. Invest in peace of mind. We are also a representation of you at your wedding. So pick someone who you want being with your own family and friends.
Let us do our job of storytelling. You relax and enjoy your wedding knowing we have you all taken care of!
Venues: River Oaks Villa Cimena Lowndes Grove Middleton Place | Florals: Designs by Hemingway Out of the Garden Isibeal Studio | Stationary: Plume Calligraphy Inkberry Calligraphy | Gowns: Anne Barge | Jewelry: Eden Lux Bridal | Rentals: Ooh! Events Tuxedos: Paisley and Gray The Groomsman Suit