In this chapter we're covering the all important bottom line - the cost, and value, of hiring a professional wedding photographer. Weddings are usually even more expensive than other events because they are so very specific and there is no room for error. Yes, weddings are expensive. And yes, wedding photography is expensive - so why do so many couples pay thousands of dollars to hire a professional wedding photographer?
That is what we're going to cover in this chapter - everything you need to look for when you're researching different wedding photographers. In Chapter 1 we talked a lot about the different kinds of wedding photographers, and from here on out I'll be assuming that if you're taking the time to read this then you're interested in hiring an actual professional photographer, or at least want more information on the importance of hiring a professional wedding photographer. Hiring the wrong photographer will cost you a lot more than money, it can cost you a life-time of irreplaceable memories.
At the end of this series you'll have all the information you could ever need to make sure you're hiring the right wedding photographer for you. We're going to start with the different types of wedding photographers you're going to come across because how a photographer works will have a huge impact on how your photographs turn out.