There is a misconception that event photography is easy and all you need to do is to have someone with a camera and take shots during the event. That might also be the main reason most people would go for a cheaper photographer. The truth is exactly far from reality because most probably you will end up with a bunch of stagnant photos for what you have paid for.
Good event photography is produced by highly skilled and experienced documentary photographers. This group of photographers is trained to tell story using camera. They are able to gather relevant in depth details and study the environment before the actual event takes place. Like a Cheetah they are on their toes all the time to expect the unexpected. They are also able to skilfully calculate the tricky lighting situation. They also able to be so focused they immerse in the event. The end result, a collection of carefully crafted images. Not just well exposed but also without using unnecessary flash killing the actual ambience. The images are also well composed with the right amount details to provide the most crucial info of the event. Last but not least, they are also captured in the most critical moments, sometime without even being noticed.
To sum up all, good event photography is more than a reportage, it must able to speak for itself, and without this skill and experience this quality will not able to performed and let alone to be delivered. That’s the essential of what set the pro from semi-pro, hence the difference in pricing.
I hope this article will help you in your decision making in selecting the best event photographer for your corporate events, personal events or any special occasions which you deserve good event photography.
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