The Price of Wedding Photography & How Much Should I Expect to Spend?

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…

♥ 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