There are literally hundreds of photographers in my area, how do I know how to pick the right one for me?

You may want to check in at bridal shows or ask some friends about who they used when they got married.   You can always check online for what comes up in your area.  After you get a list of some names and do some light research, then it is time to narrow that list down.  The ones remaining after you have narrowed the list are who you would want to make an appointment with. 

When you set up a meeting, make sure you are meeting with the actual photographer versus a consultant or the owner of the studio itself.  Trust is a key ingredient to any relationship, especially with a photographer so that they can capture your best you.  Liking their pictures is simply one aspect of their work.  You should also like them since you will be spending a lot of time with them throughout your wedding day. 

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