How Many Hours You Should Book a Wedding Photographer For
It’s no surprise most couples book their venue first, then their wedding photographer second. They are both arguably some of the most important vendors you’ll book, and boy do they get booked up fast! It’s especially difficult to lock them down when you are planning a wedding within a year or less. That being said, when you’re this early in the planning process, you understandably might not even have a wedding day timeline yet. So how can you possibly know how many hours you should book a wedding photographer for? Don’t worry – we’ll figure it out together.
Three packages many wedding photographers offer have roughly six, eight, and ten hours of coverage (with eight being the most commonly picked). We’ll take a dive into the pros and cons of all three in this article, and I will be providing a FREE wedding timeline draft for each.
I’ll also be sharing seven industry insider tips I’ve picked up along the way that really help with maximizing your wedding photography time. You might even surprise your photographer or planner with some of these! The difference between needing a little bit and a lotta bit of wedding photography coverage can be as simple as some solid timeline writing.