3 MUST ASK Questions for your Wedding Photographer

I've been there - as a newly engaged gal, there are tons of lists out there providing ideas on questions to ask your potential wedding photographer. These lists can be very daunting … and let’s be honest, most of the questions on there are redundant and not that helpful. With this in mind, I wanted to suggest three questions that will help give you a better of idea of who the photographer is and a few tips on what to look for when looking at their work. 

1 // WHAT IS YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL? NO, JUST KIDDING. :) HOW DOES A TYPICAL WEDDING DAY FLOR FOR YOU? It’s true that every wedding is different, but hearing how a wedding photographer works and what a typical wedding day looks like, will help you get a glimpse of their personality, and help you know what to possibly expect. If you have never been in the bridal seat before, knowing what to expect is the bees knees. 

2 // CAN I VIEW A PRINTED WEDDING ALBUM? Printed images and digital images look different. From coloring to lighting - things can vary. What might look super legit on Facebook might be kind of tragic when hanging on your wall in a frame. 

3 // CAN I HAVE ACCESS TO A FULL ONLINE WEDDING GALLERY? Seeing the full event, meaning every image, not an album, just helps you further have information to ensure you are making the right decision when it comes down to picking who you want as a wedding photographer. You want to know the only good images weren’t the ones in alum.

This list is just to get you started and help you know why asking certain questions can benefit you. There are definitely additional topics and questions to ensure are answered or addressed during a consultation with a potential wedding photographer. - But hands down the number one TIP when looking for a photographer is to enjoy them. Your wedding photographer will be with you most of the wedding day, so knowing they will not only be taking kick but photographs that you love, but also will be a great person to have around for your wedding is priceless.

Orange Beach Wedding // Wedding Photographer // B + J

With rain forecasted for the entire weekend, Brittany & I were both hoping and believing for a break in the weather so their beach wedding wouldn't become a 'somewhere other than the beach' wedding. We were all incredibly happy that the weather held off and allowed Brittany & Jay to get married with sand between their toes and the waves crashing behind them. // And her umbrella??!!! Isn't it the cutest idea! ... Enjoy!


Stewartfield Wedding // Mobile, AL Wedding Photographer // E + W

We sat down for coffee, and she giggled as she told me about about her fiancé West. The giggle and smiles match the excitement in her eyes. The excitement about becoming his wife, going on a life adventure - together, as one, and I knew they would have an amazing day because their day would be about them, which makes everything pretty much perfect. 

Married at Stewartfield on the campus of Springhill in Mobile, Alabama - Elyse + West started a whole new life. A life of togetherness, a life of choosing each other - always.

Pensacola Wedding Photographer // A + D

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A smile spread across her face as she told me about David - he wasn't in town since he lived in Seattle, but boy, did he make her happy. Genuinely happy. They had spent the last several months, flying back and forth from Alabama to Seattle, WA to spend time together - the David decided that flying time was over, and put a ring on it - and I don't blame him. If you met Ashley, you would know that whoever she gave her heart to was one lucky guy. 

Their Pensacola Wedding was a day that had a perfect breeze blowing in from the ocean, but enough sunshine to feel the warmth. - What a day. It was them, and I loved every minute.

with Fleur de Lis Event Consulting