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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Can I use digital payments to pay for wedding and event photography services?

As digital forms of payment and money transfer are becoming more popular, wedding and event photographers are likely to use digital services. These include PayPal, Zelle, Google Pay, Venmo, Square Cash and more. As you search online for local wedding and event photographers, ask them if they accept digital payments and, if so, which ones you can use. And make sure to have a strategy in place for safe social distancing.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a photographer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to set up an appointment or a consultation with a photographer near you during the COVID-19 pandemic is by conducting an online search. Start by scheduling a call with the photographer. If possible, it may be better to use a video call service so that the photographer can get an idea of the site location. Take this opportunity to discuss safety measures you can take during this time, as well as whether it’s safe to complete the project now or simply postpone it.

Does a photographer need to enter my home?

There are many situations in which a photographer does not need to enter your home. It’s not uncommon for people to prefer to have their pictures taken outdoors. If you're hiring a photographer, maintain safe distances, avoid being in the same room, sanitize all involved surfaces and conduct payment using digital platforms. You can discuss strategies as you complete your search for local photographers.

How can I find out if a photographer is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Consult your city or state’s government websites, which typically have information on which services are deemed essential during the pandemic. 

For national information, visit CISA’s page on Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. Here, you can find 16 different types of essential infrastructure sectors that can continue operating unimpeded during the pandemic. But some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Do photographers offer remote or virtual services?

Photography happens in person, but photographers may be able to offer other remote services safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, they may be able to offer editing and other post-processing services. 

If you see that a photographer is offering remote services in their profile, contact them and ask what those services include.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a photographer when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a photographer, see if the photographer can take photos outdoors or in a large space so all involved parties can maintain the recommended distance between themselves. You should also sanitize surfaces, avoid handshakes, don’t make any other physical contact and use digital platforms to complete payments. Speak with a local photographer in your area to put a strategy in place.

Reviews for Cathedral City event photographers
Alex H.
Remarkably outstanding photographer right here! Find out why> I had the pleasure to have Hannah photography for my wedding that was last minute, planned within a two week time notice, not even. Hannah was super punctual about availability, having an idea by the time she arrived, responsiveness, and most importantly making things feel comfortable. This experience was extremely important to me, I am very appreciative I got to work with her because let me tell ya, if you want someone who genuinely makes it a calm, comfortable and fun environment while you are taking photos for a special event, she is the one. I didn’t want someone who came just because it was their job- it makes it awkward as an experience when you have everyone gathered to be having a good time. Last thing I’ll say before I continue to write a book because, oh boy, I can… You really do receive great quality for what you pay with her. She takes the time, effort and accountability to make it what you like and prefer. I’ve been with photographers most of my life regarding certain events, and I can honestly say I’m glad I got to make a close friend out of it. Whoever sees this review , I promise, you won’t regret anything regarding her business. Hannah knows how to work with a camera, let alone knows how to make quality close friendships! Thank you so much Hannah! can’t wait to see the rest of the work soon😁
Hannah Madison PhotographyHannah Madison Photography
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