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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost for a photographer for a wedding?

Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want.

Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June.

Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

How many photos should you get from a wedding photographer?

A professional wedding photographer will usually supply their clients with several hundred photos (200, 300, 400 or 800 and more). Some might even provide more than 1,000 photos. It ultimately depends on the photographer.

Wedding photographers will usually take several thousand photos but cut them down to the keepers. They also have to edit these photos. Typically, they will provide them to the clients on a digital hard drive, as an online download or even in a photo album with beautiful decorations.

What pictures should be taken at a wedding?

On your wedding day, your photographer should take pictures of the couple getting ready for the wedding, as well as a fun personality picture before activities begin. They should also photograph showstoppers like the bouquet, invitations, shoes, reception space, cake, centerpieces, rings and the veil. A generational photo with parents or grandparents is also special. There should also be photos of the bride and groom alone, the ceremony, the confetti-filled exit, and hair and makeup.

How long do wedding photographers stay?

A wedding photographer usually expects to work a full day. This gives them time to photograph the venue, cake, rings, shoes, centerpieces, invitations and other aspects of the wedding before the guests arrive. It also allows them time to get photos of the bride and groom alone, as well as the hair and makeup process and fun personality pictures. Then, they will work through all the parts of the wedding.

When should you take wedding photos?

Couples can take wedding photos before their actual ceremony, during cocktail hour (before the reception), during the wedding reception or even after their wedding. The least stressful time to do it is often before the ceremony when hair and makeup generally look their best, temperatures are usually lower because it’s earlier in the day and the couple won’t have to think or worry about it for the rest of the day.

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.

Reviews for Yorba Linda wedding photographers
Kholood J.
Our wedding was in August 2018. We were lucky to have Life Art Photography as our photographers! They really captured how special was the day! Carl and Desiree are simply wonderful and professional photographers; we strongly recommend them to anyone. They are relaxed, have eyes for moments that they only would catch. To top it all, they also have a great sense of humor and they genuinely love people. They went above and beyond to get those flawless and unique shots that will live with us forever. In the first meeting with them at the engagement session and all the way to the last minute of our special day they gave an exemplary level of professionalism and skill. They captured shots in ways that complemented each other and gave us pictures that are simply AMAZING!! They both are extremely highly skilled, yet very approachable and friendly; punctual, good listeners and never show stress, tiredness or boredom. Every minute, they were ready, smiling and genuinely happy. Their attitude puts those around them at ease, we really felt they were friends there who were there to capture every happy moment. We mean ALL. We don’t know how they were able to do what they did, but the pictures and videos really captures all corners, all people, all the time. They delivered more than what they promised, happily. We highly recommend that you do the engagement session with them! We are so happy we did, it is one of the best decisions we made in creating memories for our special day. Carl and Desiree visibly love their job; you can see it in how they have fun doing it and get you to enjoy being photographed. You will really see that the pictures they take speak a million word! The photos were vibrant, even during times of low lighting. We also should say that they were really quick in getting the pictures and the videos ready. We received everything before time online, with a safe file transfer software that was easy to use. Carl and Desiree are part of the great memory of our special day, we highly recommend them, we will certainly go to Life Art photography for any of our future occasions. Our friends already know about them, just ask my sisters! You can hardly get my two sisters to agree on something, but they both agreed on one thing, Life Art Photography are some of the best professional photographers around. Thank you so much Carl and Desiree for your magnificent work!!
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