5 Things To Know Before Booking Family Photos

Aug 25 2021 | By Anna Faiola

As you research the best photographer to capture your sweet memories this year, here is a list of 5 Things To Know Before Booking Family Photos:

Location: What would you like as the backdrop to your photos?

Whether you love the classic studio look or a beautiful park sertting, confirm that the photographer is able to photograph in the location you prefer. Some photographers are stricktly outdoor photographers, some have a studio, and some offer both options.

Not sure what location you would like? No problem, most photographers are happy to help you pick a location that is best for your family!

Product: Digitals, Prints, or Both?

What do you plan on doing with your photos after the session? Are you just looking for digital photos to share on your social media or are you looking to create a beautiful canvas to hang in your living room?

Some photographers will give you the digitals with a print release while others are able to create the printed artwork for you! Ask your photographer how they deliver their final product.

Outfits: What should you wear?

One of the things that plays an important role in creating beautiful portraits is the outfit. Your photographer is the best resource for this one. They will be able to give you suggestions based on the location of your session and the look you are going for.

Editing Style: How would you like your photos to look?

After your session, the photographer will be editing your photos to match their style. It is important that you research a photographer whose editing style fits your vision. Some of the options to consider include: Light and Airy, Dark and Moody, and True to Life.

Budget: What is included and how much will it cost?

If you are on a low budget, you may want to consider a hobbyist or part-time photographers who may offer sessions at discounted rates.

If you're looking for a professional photographers don't be discouraged by their fee but rather ask what is included. Some photographers offer a full experience, with amazing add-ons like hair & make-up, or access to their client closet!

There are many photographers out there with different styles and price ranges. No matter who you decide to book with, the important thing at the end of the day, it to just make sure these memories are captured for you and your loved one to enjoy today and for future generations to come!