A wedding photographer is an absolute necessity for your wedding. There are other professionals you can make do without but your wedding photographer cannot be substituted with anyone else. That is just a simple fact.

Your wedding is a day that will etch itself in the warmest and fondest regions of your mind and heart. You will be flooded with emotions and you will experience special moments that can nary be replicated. Many of these moments will be fleeting, which is why you need to have them captured and preserved now and forever.

Only a competent and professional wedding photographer can do this, but how do you find one? Are there things you’re supposed to look out for when you’re searching for your wedding photographer? Yes, there are, and we highlighted a few of them for you below!

  • Okay, where to start?

First thing’s first: before going on the hunt for your wedding photographer, make sure you’ve secured a wedding venue. Doing this streamlines the whole wedding planning process for you because by having a venue already booked, it also means you’ve already marked out a date for your wedding ceremony and can ascertain whether your chosen photographer will be available on the said day.

Another important aspect you can’t overlook is the type of wedding photography you want for your own wedding? Do you have an idea or are you still undecided or even unsure of the different types of photography that couples utilize?

Simply go online and peruse as many weddings as you can or perhaps browse through several wedding websites and see which type of wedding photography grabs your fancy the most.

Perhaps artsy and edgier wedding photographs seem more enticing? Or do you gravitate towards light and airy wedding photographs? Google is your friend!

Knowing the type of wedding photography you want will help you narrow down your choice of wedding photographers and make the decision easier.

  • Do Your Research

The web is a great resource for finding the right wedding photography and the best wedding photographer for you, but that’s not enough. Sometimes, a more physical approach is necessary.

Visit wedding expos and meet these professional wedding photographers. You’ll see them face-to-face and get an idea of the kind of people they are, see samples of their work, and how comfortable you are around them.

Referrals are also a great way to meet the right wedding photographer. If you love a friend or family member’s wedding photos, ask them who photographed their wedding. We’re sure they’ll be more than happy to share the wedding photographer’s details.

Don’t think of it as if you’re being a copycat; it’s quite flattering to ask them, don’t you think?

  • Those Reviews Matter

A large part of pretty much any kind of service or professional in the wedding industry relies on reviews for exposure because that gives couples an insight into the experiences other couples had with the professional. In this case, the spotlight falls on your potential wedding photographer.

These reviews will enlighten you on what the wedding photographer is capable of and, more importantly, their personality. Because how comfortable you are around your wedding photographer is as important as their skill and talent.

Can the photographer take even the shyest of couples and make them feel more gorgeous than anyone else in the room? How well does the wedding photographer work with other vendors?

Reviews will give you personal information that you arguably can’t get from anywhere else, save the wedding photographer. And reviews will tell you why the particular wedding photographer stands out and why you should secure their services.


Follow these tips and we’re sure you’ll find the wedding photographer that’s perfect for your big day! And if your upcoming wedding is around Telford in England and you need a Telford wedding photographer, please, don’t hessite to contact us!

We are Heavenly Photography, a professional wedding photographer in Telford, and we’ll be more than happy to help make your wedding dreams come true!

If you want to have your wedding captured and preserved in excellent, high-quality wedding photographs, simply click here to contact us. You can also call us on this number, +44 7974 559585, or come see us at 99a Gittens Dr, Aqueduct, Telford TF4 3SF, United Kingdom.

We’d love to talk to you and show you why we’re the best choice for your Telford wedding!

My name is Deborah, and I head this renowned wedding photography company. My passion for photography is only matched by my desire to see couples elated on their most special of days. Reach out to me and let’s all work towards a wonderful and unforgettable wedding ceremony!