Why Hire a Professional Wedding Photographer

Wedding Tips

Today, I decided to do a post on why you should hire a professional wedding photographer because engagement season is upon us.
“My mom always takes pictures for our family!”

“My little sister got a camera last month and said she can take your pictures!”

Listed above are just two of the reasons why anyone thinking about wedding photography really needs to read this post.

To start off, wedding photography is one of the most important parts of your wedding day because it is what is going to help you remember this day for the rest of your life.

You aren’t going to look back at your wedding shoes and remember the priceless face your husband was wearing when he watched you walk down the aisle. What will help you reminisce that memory are the photos that your professional photographer you hired gave you.

Investing in a professional wedding photographer is one of the best choices you can make as a bride or groom because you will have timeless snapshots of the best day of your life.

When you invest in a professional wedding photographer, you are investing in the following:

-Someone who has promised to act as a professional on your wedding day and be there/have a backup no matter what so your day will be properly captured.

-You will have professional images that include the list you provided to the photographer and are fully edited and of excellent quality.

-You will be dealing with a professional who uses a contract, knows how to run a business, and someone who communicates well.

When you do not invest in a professional wedding photographer, many things can go wrong and you really don’t want any mistakes on your wedding day.

If you have Billy Bob Joe or your uncle photograph your wedding, there are many things that could go wrong from him forgetting his camera, him getting sick and not attending your wedding, or even the event that he decides not to give you your photos because you got into a fight.

Like we have said time and time again, this day only comes once, so make it count.

Make sure that you hire a professional wedding photographer for your wedding day so you can relax and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime day.

If you have recently gotten engaged or know someone who has and is looking for a professional wedding photographer, have them send me a message at jessica@jessicagreenphoto.com so we can chat!

  1. Jenny says:

    GREAT tips and I’m so glad you wrote this!

  2. Great tips for engaged couples!

  3. These are definitely some good points!

  4. Alex says:

    It’s shocking to me that so many people forego a wedding photographer in this day and age when there is a professional photographer for every budget. This is great advice!

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Jessica Green Photography provides a stress-free and luxury portrait experience for busy mamas at her studio is located in Warrenton, VA. She serves the greater DC and Northern Virginia areas. She is also available for travel to areas including but not limited to Fredericksburg, Gainesville, Manassas, Alexandria, Stafford, Leesburg, Arlington, Reston, Herndon, Vienna, and Woodbridge. Jessica photographs simple, organic, and timeless newborn, maternity, family, and milestone photography in her studio and on location.