This is a subject I have wanted to address on the blog for a while, but I’ll be honest, I have been a little afraid of bringing it up. I really do hope I don’t get lynched afterwards¬†for¬†talking about this unspoken¬†subject but I really do think this is something worthy of discussion.
I need to make a few things clear first…
‚ô• I¬†am a HUGE advocate of helping start up businesses. I often feature¬†the work of brand new and up and coming photographers on the blog and this article is in no way intended to discredit or slag off newbie photographers.
‚ô• I¬†am a true believer that a fantastic photographer can make even the most budget wedding look kick ass – more than the dress, the decor and the¬†extra details. Seriously, while all these aspects are important it is the photographer¬†that will capture these memories that will¬†last a lifetime and I think this is the one thing that shouldn’t be scrimped on or “DIY-ed”.
‚ô• Everyone deserves to have a truly fantastic photographer to capture their day. Whatever your budget, I can’t stress enough how much I’d urge you to spend as much money as you are able to¬†in order to¬†get the very best¬†photographer that you can afford.
I don’t want the fact that I have approached the subject of money, business¬†and¬†all that icky stuff¬†to in anyway ostracise any readers of my little blog.¬†However I do think that¬†just how much you’re going to¬†spend on photography is something that should be addressed. It’s something that all couples will talk about when they plan their weddings and budget but it’s a subject that is never spoken about on blogs or in magazines. Why is this? Well, people don’t really like to talk