4 Things to Think About When Choosing a Photographer for Your Family Photos

If you’re looking at having family photos taken, it’s so important to find a photographer that not only takes quality, professional and creative photos, but that you also feel comfortable with. Here are some key things you should consider when looking for the perfect family photographer to capture your next family photos.

What Kind of Photos Do You Want?

Before you even begin your search, think about the kind of photos you’re after. Do you want candid photos that reflect everyone’s authentic personality, or are you looking for more classic, posed photos? Do you want your family photos taken in a studio, or are you a more outdoorsy family? By knowing what you’re looking for, you can easily filter your selection of photographers to choose from. And don’t stop once you’ve found someone – make sure you tell them what you ant out of the session!


Ask Your Friends Who Have Photos You Love.

Do you haver a friend who got some family photos taken that you just love? Rather than endlessly Googling photographers, why not just ask who they used? If your friend is happy to recommend them, that probably means you’re going to have a good experience too. Plus, many photographers will offer a referral discount or bonus.

Find Someone Who Suits You.

Like most people, you probably have an idea of what you want. So it makes sense to find a photographer who can help you achieve that vision. Some of the things to keep an eye out for when you’re looking through their portfolio are; Do you like the compositions? Is the editing your style? Do you like how previous families are posed? Is their work consistent? If you’re answering yes to all of these, you can feel confident that you’ll get photos you like too!


Know What You’re Actually Getting.

Make sure when you’re booking your session that you’re actually clear on what you’ll be getting. Try asking; How many photos will I see from the session? What’s included in the price? Will I receive digital files of these photos? Of course, a good photographer will be making this clear to you anyway.

Getting family photos taken is a big investment, so make sure you take the time to find the right photographer. After all, you want to be able to cherish these photos for years to come.

Get in touch!

If you haven’t already booked in for your session, get in touch or book in for a design consult and we can start the process!

Hi, I’m Steph

Family Portrait Photographer & Mum of two

My mission is simple, to give you a fun relaxing time with your family and send you away with beautiful memories to fill up your home.