It is a simple fact of life that with the advent of digital cameras, many people now call themselves "photographers". In recent years there has been an explosion of people offering their wedding photographers, many of whom have never been trained, have no insurance, use no professional equipment, and don't have enough backup to handle any eventuality.

Professional wedding photographers have all of the above, and this post is a quick "help guide" on the things to look out for and the questions we recommend when choosing a wedding photographer. You can also hire professional wedding photographers via

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An overview of what to look for wedding photographers:

Google and other search engines:

A quick search on any of the major search engines yields a plethora of options. For example, if you search Google for “wedding photographer”, it will return millions of results. Just checking each result takes years. The reason is simple: if you are on page 1 or 2, you have taken the time to make sure the website is well designed, optimized and positioned to ensure that their product or service is easy to find for potential candidates.

Choose a photographer

As soon as you've decided on your appointment, booked the location for your wedding and received confirmation, book all the other services you need for your wedding day as soon as possible. Leaving last minute to book your wedding photographer is not a good idea.

Many newlyweds seek out their photographer on their engagement day.