Wedding Photography FAQs

The following are some of the Photography Frequently Asked Questions I am asked,
I hope to answer some of your queries with these responses.

If you have a Photography question not covered here, please feel free to get in touch anytime for a friendly chat on the contact details below.

1. How long have you been a professional wedding photographer ?

I started wedding Photography in 1998 and have completed over 300 successful weddings in Churches, Hotels, Great Halls, Football clubs and many more venues.

2. Do you belong to a recognised professional body ?

Yes to the Guild of Wedding Photographers www.photoguild.co.uk

3. Are you Qualified ?

I am one of the Minority of wedding photographers who are actually Qualified.
I have achieved one of the highest national qualifications from the Guild of Wedding Photographers,
of Master Craftsman.
This Photography qualification took me 5 years to gain.

4. What Style of photographs do you take ?

There are two main styles, Traditional formally posed Photography
and the Reportage documentary relaxed style of Photography.
I can take both styles, you tell me what you’re looking for and together
we make a detailed plan for the day to capture everything you desire.

5. Do you Edit and Retouch the photos ?

Yes I spend time on each image to make sure it looks its best.

6. How many photos will we get ?

Typically 200 — 300 but that all depends on the Photography package required and size of the wedding party.
Generally I will take as many as I can
and include everyone and everything that happens throughout the day,
then you decide how many images you require and I produce your album from those.

7. When will the photos be available for viewing Online ? 

Your photos can be uploaded to a Web Page while you are away on honeymoon and I will give you a Web Page Link when you return.

Then its up to you to decide on your album photos, when they are Finalised the albums usually take 5-6 weeks.

8. Do you take Black and White and Special Effect Photography ?

Yes, I include a selection of special effects for you to view and decide which effects you like.

9. Are you Insured ?

Yes I have Public Liability Insurance of £5 million.

 10. Are there any additional fees ?

No, the price for all 4 Packages is all you pay upfront, if you require any extras then they will be paid for after the wedding.

 11. What happens if  WE cancel ?  What happens if  YOU cancel ?

In the event of the couple cancelling a wedding booking, there is a scale for cancellation fees which forms part of your Wedding Booking contract.

Since I started in 1998 I have Never had to cancel a wedding booking. 

I have an agreement with 2 other local professional wedding photographers
that if any of us are unable to make a wedding day for whatever reason,

then one of us will step in and complete the wedding photography.

If you have any other Photography Q’s please feel free to
Email on daveporterphotography@hotmail.co.uk
or Phone 07752232425