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When it comes to booking a wedding photographer it can be difficult to know what you’re booking and why it’s important. We all have phones with cameras that take great quality photos now so why would you need to book someone to take care of photography on your wedding day? Here are 5 reasons why having a professional wedding photographer by your side is an absolute must for capturing the magic of your special day.

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1. Relieving Stress: Letting You Enjoy Every Moment

 

The day of your wedding is stressful enough without worrying if someone is capturing the important moments. Hiring a wedding photographer allows you to relax and enjoy every moment of your special day. No need for you or your guests to pull themselves out of the moment to get their camera out and potentially miss something important.

With a wedding photographer on hand, you can trust that every important moment will be beautifully captured, allowing you to focus on savouring the moment and enjoying every second of you wedding day with your loved ones.

” Hiring a wedding photographer allows you to relax and enjoy every moment of your special day. No need for you or your guests to pull themselves out of the moment to get their camera out and potentially miss something important.”

2. They Capture Every Detail

 

Your wedding day will be a whirlwind of emotions, from the nervous excitement of getting ready to the tearful joy of exchanging vows. Hiring a wedding photographer ensures that every precious moment is immortalized in stunning detail.

 

From the tears in your father’s eyes as he walks you down the aisle to the infectious laughter shared with your bridal party, a skilled wedding photographer knows where to position themselves and is always ready to capture the genuine emotions that make your day truly unforgettable. From the intricate lace on your dress to the delicate petals of your bouquet, they have an eye for detail, ensuring that every aspect of your day is beautifully documented.

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3. They Learn What Works For You

 

A professional wedding photographer takes the time to get to know you as a couple. They know how to take beautiful photographs of you being yourselves and adapt to what is happening around them. Candid moments create some beautiful photographs that you can’t get without the expertise of a professional photographer.

Your wedding photographer is the storyteller tasked with crafting a visual narrative of your wedding. They observe your personalities, quirks and the spirit of your wedding day and infuse that into their work to bring it to life. Whether you’re a couple who loves to laugh and let their hair down with friends or enjoys stealing quiet moments of intimacy, a skilled wedding photographer knows how to capture the unique dynamics of your relationship in every frame.

” A professional wedding photographer is there from start to finish and meets lots of suppliers who they can recommend to other clients. “

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4. Professional Photographers Know About Other Suppliers

 

A professional wedding photographer provides invaluable guidance every step of the way. Not only in terms of how to approach capturing your wedding day but also on other wedding suppliers.

A professional wedding photographer is there from start to finish and meets lots of suppliers who they can recommend to other clients. We’ve tasted multiple caterer’s food, seen dozens of hair and makeup artists transform brides over a morning and watched a range of singers, DJ’s and magicians wow wedding guests across different venues across many years. Tap into that experience by asking for recommendations!

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5. Preserving Memories: Creating Timeless Mementos

 

Long after the cake has been eaten and the flowers have wilted, your wedding photos will serve as cherished mementos of your special day. A professional photographer will have all your photos in one place for you easily look back on.

Your wedding photos are more than just digital files on your phone. They should be tangible reminders of the love and commitment you share as a couple. Whether you’re flipping through your wedding album on your anniversary or sharing your photos with friends and family, your wedding photos allow you to relive the magic of your special day time and time again. Both in print and digital. Professional photographers offer online galleries and beautiful, high quality albums that will stand the test of time and take you back to that special day.

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Summary

 

As a wedding photographer, I understand the importance of capturing the magic of your special day in every frame. With a blend of artistry, expertise, and a passion for storytelling, I am committed to creating timeless memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. If this sounds like something you like for your wedding day. Consider booking me by filling in the contact form below. You’ll be sent a few links to see my work, prices and be able to book a zoom call or in person meeting with me to answer any questions and provide more information. I can’t wait to capture your story!

 

Thanks for reading this blog! My name is Steve McSmailes and I’ve been capturing moments that matter for over 10 years and have built a photojournalistic documentary style, blending into the background, capturing natural reactions and providing a very relaxed and flexible no fuss coverage of your special day. You can learn more about my wedding photography on my website and start capturing your story by filling in the contact form below.