What style of photography do you love? If you prefer candid (unposed) images that capture unscripted moments and emotions, then you are probably looking for Austin wedding photographers who specialize in photojournalism. However considering that 85% of brides have never hired a photographer before, this search can be challenging. Here are five tips for hiring a wedding photojournalist:
2. LOOK AT PROOFS FROM A WHOLE WEDDING.
Look at proofs from a whole wedding.
I recently got a call from a bride looking for a photographer with a “creative, photojournalistic feel.” Her very first question for me: would you mind sharing an entire wedding you shot? She wanted to see the 500-700 proofs from a single wedding shoot, not my 30 all-time “greatest hits”. I was impressed.
She explained that she was looking for far more candid shots than posed ones, and looking at proofs had been quite illuminating. Her exact words were:
“We saw some nice portfolios, but we’re not shopping for a portfolio – we’re shopping for an entire wedding album.” I wanted to high-five her.
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