There are so many major life events that deserve to be captured but how do you know when a professional photographer is actually necessary.
It can be tempting to take your photos yourself or get a friend to take them for you when you’re trying to save money, but there are certain milestones and events that deserve a professional photographer.
When to hire a professional photographer
Below are the milestones that really should be captured by a professional.
Engagements. Today’s couples want to capture every moment leading up to them saying I Do to their life partner and rightly so, it’s a big deal.
Weddings. Yes, weddings are expensive but you only get one chance to capture this day. Choosing a student or friend to take your wedding photos may save you money in the short term but there are no retakes if those photos look bad. A professional photographer has the right equipment and knows how to make you look good, making the cost of a professional well worth it.
3. New babies. You will probably take hundreds of photos of your newborn anyway but there’s nothing quite like having professional photos of your new little one. Newborn photographers know how to pose babies and have the necessary props and equipment available to make the photos extra special.
4. Family portraits. A family portrait is a truly special photo to have. Not only does it showcase the people who are most important to you but it also becomes a treasured family heirloom that will be passed down through the generations. Having a professional shoot your family portrait is one investment that will pay off for years to come.
5. Senior portraits. This important milestone is not one that will come around again and every senior deserves to have a few professional photos that really capture their unique style and personality.
6. Professional headshots. In a digital age, every professional needs to have a headshot that they can use on corporate websites, social media, and any professional marketing materials, and a selfie simply isn’t going to cut it. 7. Significant birthdays. While it doesn’t make sense to hire a professional photographer for every birthday, significant birthdays definitely deserve one. If you will be throwing a party to celebrate a big birthday, why not hire a professional to capture the occasion.
There are a number of ways that you can save money over the years but hiring a professional photographer for certain events is well worth the investment.
Michele is a lifestyle portrait photographer in North Oaks, Minnesota. She photographs children and their families both on location and in her studio in Northeast Minneapolis. mQn Photography is the premier family photographer in the Twin Cities. To schedule your next session with Michele please visit mQn Photography | Twin Cities Photographer or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Michele also specializes in Fresh 48 photography sessions in local Minnesota Birth Centers and hospitals. To book your custom Fresh 48 Session with Michele be sure to send her e-mail with your due date to get on the calendar. BOOK NOW