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Pinterest12QuesWedding Tip Wednesday: What questions should you ask wedding photographers? Below is a helpful list.

  1. Quality. Are you drawn to their images? Do you like their style on their website and blog? What does their recent work look like?
  1. How is their customer service? Did they call or email you right away?
  1. Passion. What is their favorite part of a wedding? What do they love about wedding photography?
  1. Price. Is their pricing in your range? How important is photography and how is that reflected in your budget? What is included?
  1. Do they offer what you want or are they willing to find it?
  1. Personality. You will be spending a lot of time together, are they someone you enjoy being around?
  1. Are they professional? What groups or organizations do they belong to? Do they have liability and equipment insurance?
  1. How long have they been photographing weddings? How many weddings have they photographed?
  1. Do they have professional gear and lots of backup equipment. (At the very least they should have multiple cameras for each photographer and many flashes.) Many newer photographers do not have the capital to invest in enough gear or replace gear if needed. Do they have additional lighting for dark situations (church formals or dark reception halls). What happens if they or their second shooter are ill on your day? Do they have a system in place to make sure there is someone there to photograph your day? Does their camera have dual card slots so that they have two cards with the photos on them? What is their backup process with the photos after they are taken?
  1. How long will it be before you see your wedding photos and professional wedding album? If the turnaround is too quick are they editing and processing the photos? Quality takes time but super long wait times are annoying. Where will your album and prints be printed?
  1. Do they offer an engagement session as a chance to get to know you as a couple? Will they customize your session to include your favorite park or a location that means something to the two of you?
  1. Ready to book? Be sure to sign a contract and have it in writing what your package includes. It can get confusing after talking to many different wedding professionals. A contract protects both parties and is a great reminder of what is included.

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We love the romantic look of this gold, purple and ivory color pallette at this Cincinnati vintage mansion. If these walls could talk the stories would be of fine dining and elegant music. It is the perfect setting for an intimate wedding or dinner party. To see more photos be sure to check out our full feature on the WeddingLovely Blog!


Beautiful Bouquets – 2015 Favorites

Category: Misc., Weddings | January 2nd, 2016

We love looking back on our fun year of weddings! These bouquets were such a beautiful accessory for our Brides and Bridesmaids to hold. From vibrant colors to shades of white they each were incredible!

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Happy New Year!

Category: Favorites | December 31st, 2015

We wish you all the very best for 2016. Thanks for making 2015 so much fun and welcoming us to document your beautiful celebrations! We look forward to seeing you again very soon! What are your New Year’s resolutions?

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New Year’s Resolution;Print More Photos

Category: Misc. | December 31st, 2015

If one of your new year’s resolutions is to print more photos, let us help! If you have been putting off designing your wedding album now is the time to hand it off to a professional. We can help tell the story of your day. Our custom coffee table albums are all archival so they are built to last. Unlike inexpensive albums they do not have glue binding that will crack when you first open the book. We can also help design albums even if we weren’t your photographer. If you have a release to your images we can make it happen. To find out more, just give us a call at 513-484-9709. Save 20% off your design by ordering by January 31st, 2016.

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