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Average Cost OfWedding Photographer
We’ve interviewed countless couples who wished they had budgeted more for wedding photography. All other purchases for your wedding day will fade, but your wedding photos are a timeless reminder of arguably the most important day of your life.
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The most important decision you will make in the wedding planning process is selecting your wedding photographer. That’s a pretty bold statement, but it’s the truth. We’ve interviewed countless couples who wished they had budgeted more for wedding photography. All other purchases for your wedding day will fade, but your wedding photos are a timeless reminder of arguably the most important day of your life! If your wedding photography budget is lower than the presented data for your region, you’ll have to expand your search to obtain the perfect wedding photos.
The interactive map above shows “Average Cost Of Wedding Photographer”.
*Note: The data presented above includes the wedding photographer’s fee for shooting during the wedding day and digital photos delivered either through online gallery or DVD/drive. The typical hours of wedding day coverage range from 6 to 10 hours. Some photographers include different services and tangibles in their packages (i.e. engagement photos, a second shooter, albums, or print credits). This does not include videography.
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It’s important that you understand the experience level of your potential photographer. We’ve outlined the top-5 questions to ask wedding photographers.
When meeting with your photographer, their responses to these 5 questions will tell you everything you need to know. You’ll save much needed time by starting with our top-5 questions.
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Wedding Pioneer has gathered wedding market data from wedding photographers & vendors throughout the US and abroad since 2014. We have also compared our data to other sources including, but not limited to: The US Census Bureau, Bride’s Magazine, The Wedding Report, Zola, and The Knot. Wedding Pioneer has reviewed outside sources and data with our own data to provide the most complete picture of the US Wedding Market.