Photographs are a key part of your wedding and finding the right wedding photographer to capture the magic moments takes time and research.
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Because Cairns wedding photographers and videographers can sometimes be booked out up to two years in advance, it is best to start looking for the right person as soon as you set a date.
One of the best ways to find a Carins wedding photographer is through a referral from family or friends or by checking the websites of various Cairns wedding photographers.
It’s important both partners visit the Cairns wedding photographer together.
You can also ask them about various places to have your Cairns wedding photographs taken.
The Cairns region is packed full of picturesque spots for stunning Cairns wedding photography.
Depending on where you are getting married, you can have your Cairns wedding photograhy done at beautiful spots like the Atherton Tablelands, Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Mission Beach or on an island on the Great Barrier Reef.
What to ask your Cairns wedding photographer
» What style of photography/videography do they specialise in – such as posed portrait or photojournalism photography and cinematic, journalistic or traditional videography?
» Can they do retouching?
» Is the cost of proofs included in the package?
» Are there any charges for mileage, overtime or multiple locations?
» How long do they keep the negatives and digital files?
» Does the quoted price include the finished album, designed by the photographer?
» Can they tailor a package to include other options?
» Do they have a range of lenses and filters? For example, some situations require a wide angle lens while certain filters will make a white sky appear blue.
» Is the person who is showing you the photos/videos the same person who will be shooting your wedding?
» What will they wear on the day?
» Will the photographer/videographer arrive early to capture last-minute preparations, moments with family members and the little events that make the day complete?
» Can you view the proofs online? Will the web address be available to friends and family? Can you order online?
Before you commit to a Cairns wedding photographer or vidoegrapher, ensure a contract is drawn up and includes the date, time and location of your Cairns wedding, photographer/videographer’s name and hours required, deposit details, payment schedule, the package details and the price.
Things to ask yourself about your Cairns wedding photographer
» Do I feel comfortable with the photographer/videographer?
» Does their personality suit the style of my Cairns wedding?
» Do their photos convey the sort of emotion I would imagine at my Cairns wedding?
» Are the photos/videos sharp and of high quality?