Photography is not only a hobby but a smarter way to market your business online. When there is a need to hire a professional photographer or DIY event photography both of them needs proper measures to be taken care of. Let us look at the points that should be kept in mind when choosing between professional photographers and doing it yourself.
• Cost – Budget is one of the most important aspects to be decided prior to hiring a professional photographer. It is true that hiring a PR photographer is expensive compared to DIY but one must also realize that will the novice photography be able to bear the load of whole marketing of the product. The cost involves initial development of the project idea, the scheduling of the shoot, post production and delivery of print. The post production includes Photoshop, color correction, basic adjustments, editing, cropping, archiving, compressing, and uploading to servers and delivery.
• Availability – Most people who are into pr photography have full schedules on other hand DIY has enough flexibility in terms working hours and creating a plot for perfect pictures. For professionals, there is a need to schedule meetings and other things professionally but DIY is pretty flexible.
• Experience – It is true that PR photography is work of experienced person who understands the angles and measure to create a perfect shot whereas the newbie is not experienced and will try his level best to ensure picture quality. While hiring a professional photographer one must check his experience, ask for reference and check his portfolio to ensure the quality of work he/she will be giving. One should also check for online reviews available.
• Professionalism – The most prominent thing with a professional photographer is that they are pro at their work compared to amateur event photographer. The professional attitude is another important aspect of a person that makes him/her respectable in society. A professional is never late for his work, follows discipline, never forgets deadlines and cannot afford to take bad pictures. A professional is responsible enough that if any emergency occurs he/she will be always prepared for it.