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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 Algiers Point wedding photographers
Sylvia S.
Amber was truly amazing!! I’m really glad that we chose her. My daughter had a destination wedding and there were certain photos she wanted in between the wedding and the reception. Amber made it happen!!
Amber Wolf PhotoAmber Wolf Photo
Amanda G.
They were late. Weddimg was supposed to start at 6. There's only one Tree of Life in New Orleans so I'm not sure how they got it wrong. My wedding photos were not edited. Severely disappointed but was told I should've spent more money for a better photographer. Once in a lifetime small wedding and I don't have any framed and edited one pic myself just to get even tones. Showed all of the pics to a group of photographers and they agreed that the pics were not good and never edited but still took three weeks to get them to me via email.
Remember This..., LLCRemember This..., LLC
Ashanti L.
This was by far one of the best professional experiences and a monumental highlight to a very intimate moment. Stephen was very punctual, professional, personable, and produced high quality content for my wedding day. Pricing was very reasonable both still photos and videography. Not a single detail was left out. I received so many photos to choose from.
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Casey C.
Amazing photographer!!! I highly recommend Andrew! I love in California and was married in New Orleans and found Andrew here on Thumbtack. Discussing our event with him before hand I knew we made the right decision. Letting him at the wedding was a delight. He is very nice and professional. Just received the photos and they are incredible! Thank you for everything Andrew.
New Orleans PhotoNew Orleans Photo
Dana D.
Moments of a Lifetime was the absolute best choice for our wedding photographs. David Thomas, Jr. has a very special gift and a keen eye at capturing the right moments that every couple wants to be able to look back on. Not only did he do a superb job at memorializing our special day with his pleasant and professional demeanor, he would use his charm and wit to bring out the biggest smiles, the best poses and happiest moments of our wedding. If we could give a 10 star rating, we would! We highly recommend Moments of a Life Time for all of your photographic needs. Thank you David for helping make our wedding special and truly capturing the special moments that we will happily look back on for the rest of our life!
Moments Of A Lifetime PhotographyMoments Of A Lifetime Photography
JoAnne P.
Sammy showed up on time. She was very professional and outgoing photographing my wedding. She got the pictures I asked for plus many more. Sammy is easy to communicate with and listens to what you want achieved. I would definitely hire her agian.
StillSammy PhotographyStillSammy Photography
Viktoriya B.
We are disappointed with our experience with Amber. Unprofessional! She has been very unresponsive and dismissive, even though we tried to discuss with her what we wanted photographed on our wedding day and sent her some things we wanted shot via a detailed email. She missed some of the most important shots( mother of the bride walking down the aisle!!). What we paid for was not delivered- still awaiting flash drive with photos 6 weeks after wedding despite her contract saying she would have the usb delivered to us within 2 weeks. Our calls and texts were answered with constant lies and excuses or not answered at all.
Amber Wolf PhotoAmber Wolf Photo
Romona D.
Amber was amazing from the first time I spoke with her. She was on time and fun. I have some of the most beautiful memories from my wedding reception because of her photos. She was able to capture “in the moment” pictures that were so genuine and real. Some of the photos I had no idea she was even standing that close to me. I will hire Amber for every important event in my life for now on. Mona & Chris Dunn
Amber Wolf PhotoAmber Wolf Photo
Kimberly M.
It's a just over a month since my partner and I got married. The one investment we keep coming back to is our wedding photos. My wife and I could not have asked for a better photographer! Angela was beyond professional. She was helpful with all the questions we had about timing and what made the most sense for the timeline of our event. She is humorous and helped make the day less stressful. For the day of our wedding, she captured all of the pictures for which we were hoping. Angela was also super chill and accommodating to our friends that had a list of shots they were hoping for as well. We are still blown away with the quality of her work. We will truly cherish them for a long time to come.
Angela Calonder PhotographyAngela Calonder Photography
Victoria J.
Kimberly was amazing!!!! Her skills are impeccable and she goes the extra mile to ensure she gets all the best moments of your event. Kimberly did my wedding on October 29. My wife and I picked her upon her personality over the phone, she was so excited for us and it was genuine. Also after looking at her previous work it showed she was great at photographing. Kimberly doesn’t know it yet but she will be our life long photographer. Thank Kim for your amazing work and your amazing spirit we are overly thrilled we picked you.
Kimberly Spins: PhotographyKimberly Spins: Photography
Francesca C.
Loved working with you for our wedding Amber! Thank you for taking the time to make our day special. You were really on-point. And you kept us on track even when I was tired of taking photos. Loved seeing them all after the fact and appreciated your work. Also, you were really down to earth and easy to work with which was much appreciated. Thank you again. Take care.
Amber Wolf PhotoAmber Wolf Photo
Demetra F.
I am so happy I hired this company for my 10 year wedding anniversary party. Stephen and Shannon were a pleasure to work with from start to finish. It's hard to find such stellar customer service these days. From my initial contact with them, to receiving the final photographs and video, they went above and behind in their professionalism. From the beginning, they were quick to respond to my emails, and even after the party, they remained responsive whenever I had any questions. They answered all questions and most importantly, they were straight forward with me, no hidden fees and no hidden costs. They arrived on time, and captured so many special moments beautifully. When I received the photos and the video, I was really impressed with the quality of their work. And, I was extremely impressed with the number of pictures they had taken. The photos were all beautiful. When I watched the video, I felt like I was at the party all over again! The turnaround was quick, their pricing was fair, and their warm personalities were the icing on the cake! I would not hesitate to use Remember This if I ever have another event in Nola again!
Remember This..., LLCRemember This..., LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Kimberly was wonderful to work with! She was very kind and sweet through the entire process of my husband and I's Valentine's Day elopement. The day of the event was pretty stressful at times as there were traffic delays due to parades in New Orleans and construction in several areas, which put us behind schedule a little. However, Kimberly was ready with encouraging words and willing to be flexible to make suggestions about other alternative locations that could work should our original site not be available. Looking back on the experience, the ONLY complaint I would have is that Kimberly tends to be very "posey" with her photography, which I'm sure lots of couples and individuals LOVE since many people are awkward taking pictures and most brides want specific shots and poses captured for their wedding. However, my husband and I aren't really a fan of all the posing for specific shots and got annoyed pretty quickly after being physically positioned like mannequins for several shots. haha, it wasn't terrible, but like I said, it's just not our thing. We're definitely more of the "candid/real-life photography" fans, so we were VERY excited to see that most of our final product photos were beautifully captured in those adorable "in the moment" moments of our intimate elopement. Overall, we were extremely pleased with our interactions with her and her provision of photography services. We were very happy to have hired her would recommend her in a heartbeat! :)
Kimberly Spins: PhotographyKimberly Spins: Photography
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