What to look out for when choosing a photographer; quality comes at a cost

When we talk about photographs, we talk in a context of evidential material representing past events in life, whether fan or sad. Like said previously, bad photographs will paint poor or unclear picture of what really happened at your event.

When choosing a photographer for your ceremony, be it an introduction, wedding, anniversary celebrations or family birthday celebrations; there are qualities you must look out for in a service provider. You need someone that will give you photographs that will always spark off a smile in you and your family.

First and foremost, look out for photographers who value quality. It may be hard going with them into the field and see how they really execute their duties but you should get a look at some of the previous works. Don’t look at just a few photos and make a rushed decision, look at a full album. This will give you a clear image of what this particular service provider is about. Be very careful though because some use other people’s works to market themselves.

Secondly, don’t choose a photographer who is willing to work for any amount of money. Yes you will want to negotiate and cut the costs but bargaining too has a limit. Good photographs not come cheap. Normally, the quality of a service you get largely depends on the amount of money you pay for it.

Thirdly, take a look at the cameras. Avoid photographers with small pocket cameras who may try to convince you that they do take the best pictures. Such cameras have their limitations such as failure to adjust to bad weather or light. They are always good for small events like outings not big functions.  

Related to the above, opt for someone with big or sizeable cameras but also remember cameras don’t take pictures by themselves. It’s the photographer behind the camera that gets the job done.

Lastly but not least, choose someone that will fit into your timetable, someone that is willing to follow the entire event from the beginning to the end. Not just some portions of it.

Try to avoid people that may volunteer to offer the service for free. Much as they maybe your close friends or even family, you must vied them to assess the quality of their work if think you are willing to give them the job.

With that in mind, why then struggle to go street by street looking for the best in town. Don’t bother because we have got you covered already. Just log onto www.mikolo.co.ug and choose from our list of the best in the business. Let’s point you in the right direction because we are the new events revolutionaries. We are Mikolo.




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