Select your next photographer in 5 easy steps!

I've been photographing for over 20 years, but it wasn't until recent years where I made the switch to photographing professionally, that's when I had to put myself in my client's shoes and ask myself why would I book me? What are the things I look for in a photographer when booking a session? Continue reading below; I've compiled my top 5 tips to help select your next photographer.

Quality of work:

If you are looking for a photographer, you want someone who produces high-quality images that meet your expectations. Look at the photographer's portfolio to see if their style and skill level match what you are looking for.


Photographers with years of experience often have a better understanding of lighting, composition, and other technical aspects of photography. They also know how to work with clients to capture the desired shots.


You want a photographer who is professional, reliable, and easy to work with. Check their online reviews and ask for references to ensure that they have a good reputation.


A photographer's personality can play a big role in how comfortable you feel during the shoot. You want someone who is friendly, approachable, and someone you can connect with.


While price should not be the only factor in your decision, it is an important consideration. Make sure you understand what is included in the photographer's fees and that you are comfortable with the overall cost.