8 Secrets to Hiring the Best Indian Wedding Photographer

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To capture the special moments on what would in-arguably be the most important day of your life, you must hire the best Indian wedding photographers . Start by researching or short-listing several of the top Indian wedding photographers either through word of mouth referrals or their online reviews.

Here are some insider secrets that can further help you in hiring the best Indian wedding photographers for your W-day:

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  1. The best Indian wedding photographers are professional

This is a critical factor to consider when it comes to choosing your wedding photographer. A professional would have the experience and know-how required for shooting on the wedding day tirelessly from start to finish.

  1. The best Indian wedding photographers are personable

A wedding day can be tiring as you’d be on your feet all day. What can ease the process is having a photographer who is personable and friendly; a guy/girl with great attitude and easy-going personality that can make things a lot easier. Sense of humour is also a good quality to look for when trying to decide upon your wedding day photographer.

  1. The best Indian wedding photographers are well organized

Indian wedding photography can be a complex affair in that; one is required to capture hundreds of events, relatives/guests, and rituals and ceremonies that may be going on simultaneously. Hiring a wedding photographer with a constant (un-changing) team (and a plan) can ensure that all your major events are captured smoothly. If needed, you might still want to appoint a family coordinator to ensure that the lens-men capture all the guests and events.

  1. The best Indian wedding photographers  would offer an official contract

A contract helps seal expectations of either party so that there are no discrepancies later. The contract should clearly spell out the date, time for which they will shoot, security fees or deposits, tips, liability limits, whether the photographer may use your photos for publishing elsewhere etc. If you do not want your photos displayed for the public to see, make sure you state this beforehand.

  1. The best wedding photographers generally have an online profile or a portfolio

These days, most Indian wedding photographers have an online profile either through a website or Facebook page. This can give you an idea regarding their style and you might even be able to read testimonials from their past clients. Also, you could ask for their portfolio and question them regarding the equipment they use, whether they carry backup, flashes, lights etc.

  1. The best Indian wedding photographers would not hesitate to provide references

Top wedding photographers would feel happy to let you read the ‘Thank You notes’ they might have received from their clients. So, do not think that it would be rude to ask for references; in fact, it is your right to do so.

  1. The best Indian wedding photographers are  passionate about what they do.

You would want to hire someone who is extremely passionate about what they do and would turn this passion into professional competence. Their love for photography should be visible through their pictures and online profile.

  1. You would want to quickly book the best Indian wedding photographer

A mistake most couples make is to wait too long before booking the wedding photographer. The good ones will get booked very quickly and if it is the peak wedding season, you must book them at least 6-12 months in advance. Always listen to your intuition about the photographer: if s/he feels right, book them right away.

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We hope these 8 insider secrets help you hire the best Indian wedding photographers.

Please visit our Indian wedding photographers section to find the best ones in your location.

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