How To Find Your Dream Photographer

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There are many reasons why one may want a portrait of themselves of loved ones.  It is a great way to remember those who have passed, or could add an art piece to a home.  Whatever the reason, there is a people photographer near you that can capture the perfect portrait.  However, how will you know which photographer is the right one for your vision? Here are some tips to finding the right portrait photographer for you.

·    Always look at prior work

The first thing you should always ask for is their portfolio or website so you can check out what their work looks like.  You will want to look for the backdrops they choose, how they use the lighting in their photos, if they make the subjects look natural, and what variety of styles do they have.  Even if you have a specific look in mind, it is good to make sure that your photographer can take a series of different shots so you have choices.

·    Talk to them

Another great way to find the right photographer is to talk to them.  If you have an area you want to camouflage, ask them how they would address the issue.  A conversation can help you get to know the extent of their expertise as well as their personality.  If you get along with your photographer it will help you follow their directions. 

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·    What equipment are they working with

Finally, an important question to ask is what kind of cameras does this photographer use?  You want to make sure that he or she has a few different types of cameras and they are high quality to give you the best pictures in the end.

Whatever your reason for wanting a portrait or a photographer, it is important to look at their work, talk to them, and see what equipment they are using to ensure they will get the perfect shot.