Capturing memories is one of the most important aspects of any event, and photography plays a crucial role in preserving those memories for years to come. From weddings and birthdays to corporate events, photography is an essential component that can make for some incredible memories. In this blog, we’ll explore how to find a photography service and why it should be a top priority when planning your event.
Things to Look for in a Photography Service
When it comes to selecting a photography service for your event, there are several important factors to consider. Firstly, it’s essential to look for a photographer or company that has experience shooting events similar to yours. This will ensure that they have the skills and expertise needed to capture the type of shots you’re looking for. Next, it’s important to review the photographer’s portfolio to get a sense of their style and ensure that it aligns with your vision for your event.
Additionally, you should consider the photographer’s equipment, as high-quality cameras and lighting can make a significant difference in the outcome of your photos. Lastly, don’t forget to read reviews and testimonials from past clients to gauge the photographer’s professionalism, reliability, and ability to work well under pressure. By taking these factors into consideration, you can find a photography service that meets your needs and ensures that you have beautiful, lasting memories of your event.
Questions to Ask Your Photographer
When hiring an event photographer, it’s important to ask the right questions to ensure that you’re getting the service you need. Firstly, you should ask about the photographer’s availability on the day of your event to ensure that they can accommodate your schedule. Additionally, it’s important to clarify the photographer’s style and discuss any specific shots or angles you want to be captured. You should also ask about the photographer’s backup plan in case of any unforeseen circumstances, such as equipment failure or illness.
Another important question to ask is what type of post-production work will be done on the photos and how long it will take to receive the final product. Finally, you should discuss the photographer’s pricing and any additional fees that may be incurred, such as travel expenses or additional hours. By asking these questions, you can ensure that you have a clear understanding of the photographer’s services and expectations, which can help to prevent any surprises or disappointments down the line.
Event Photography Tips & Expectations
Here are some tips and expectations to keep in mind when working with a photographer for your event:
- Communicate your vision: Be clear about what you want and communicate your vision to the photographer. This will help ensure that you’re on the same page and that the final product meets your expectations.
- Be punctual: Make sure to be on time for any scheduled appointments or meetings with the photographer. This will help to ensure that everything runs smoothly and that you have plenty of time to discuss your needs.
- Be flexible: Events can be unpredictable, so it’s important to be flexible and open to changes as they arise. Work with your photographer to come up with alternative plans or solutions if things don’t go as planned.
- Respect their expertise: Remember that your photographer is a professional and has expertise in their field. Trust their judgment and listen to their suggestions and ideas.
- Review and provide feedback: After the event, review the photos and provide feedback to the photographer. This will help them understand what you liked and didn’t like and can help them improve their services for future clients.
- Be patient: Editing and post-production work can take time, so be patient and understand that it may take a few weeks to receive the final product.
By following these tips and expectations, you can work effectively with your event photographer and ensure that you have beautiful, lasting memories of your special event.
Pelazzio Reception Venue and At Last Photography
Struggling to find an affordable, yet high-quality event photography service in Houston? Pelazzio is an all-inclusive venue that specializes in all aspects of events including photography! Our preferred vendor, At Last, Photography Studio, has some of the most talented and experienced event photographers in Houston. If you already have an event booked at Pelazzio with our photography, or if you’re looking for a photography service, then keep reading to learn more!
Pelazzio’s Event Photography Packages
Pelazzio’s event photography package is an amazing value for anyone looking to capture their special moments in the Houston area. The Paradise Package includes 8 consecutive hours of photography, and you have the flexibility to select any meeting location and time that works best for you. If you have the photographer meet you off-site, they will follow you back to Pelazzio for the event. If you don’t have the Paradise Package, you can add the 8-hour photography to the Rental Package for $999.
If you feel 8 hours isn’t enough, you can even add on additional hours at an affordable rate of $100 per hour. If you want a physical keepsake, the photo album upgrade is perfect for you, and it contains 50-65 high-resolution images. Another great service is the photo session upgrade which includes a 16 x 20 print and can be used for engagement, bridal or quinceanera photos. Both of these upgrades are available for just $300 each. With such affordable pricing and high-quality services, it’s hard to find a better deal for event photography in the Houston area.
Pelazzio’s Timeline of Event Photography Services
Pelazzio’s event photography service has a well-organized and stress-free process. The first step is to book the service, either with the Paradise Package or as an upgrade at a later time. Then, 6-8 weeks before the event, you will attend an event order meeting where you will decide on all the details for your event, including the meeting time and location for the photographer. You can also add any additional photo upgrades during this meeting with your coordinator. After the meeting, a photographer will be assigned to your event.
Meanwhile, we recommend you to look at Pelazzio’s Instagram and do some research to get ideas of the pictures you want. A couple of weeks before the event, the photographer will reach out to you to discuss the specifics of the event and answer any questions you may have. Finally, on the day of the event, the photographer will meet you at the assigned time and location. Pelazzio takes care of all the planning and communication with the photographer, ensuring that the process is stress-free for you. With this well-structured and coordinated process, customers can trust Pelazzio to capture their special moments with ease and professionalism.
Pelazzio’s Additional Services
Pelazzio is the one-stop shop for all of your event needs. In addition to our exceptional photography services, we offer several additional upgrades to help capture memories and create a fun atmosphere for your guests. Our videography service is available for $1200, which includes 6 hours of coverage and a 30-45 minute video of your event. An optional highlight reel can also be added for $300.
We also offer photo booth services to add a fun feature for your guests. Our touch screen photo booth comes with props and physical prints and runs for 4 hours at just $400. For those looking for something unique, our 360 booth is a popular hit among guests as it records gif-like videos of the guests. This runs for 3 hours and is available for $550. At Pelazzio, we have all the services you would need, so there is no need to go outside of the venue to get vendors. Our team of professionals will ensure that your event runs smoothly and that all your memories are captured in style.
In conclusion, having a great photography service is essential to capturing the special moments of your event. At Pelazzio, we understand this importance and offer high-quality and affordable photography and videography options to our clients. Partnered with At Last Photography Studio, we ensure that every client receives the best service possible. Our stress-free process allows clients to enjoy their event without worrying about capturing the memories.
Our team takes care of all communication and planning, making the process simple and enjoyable for our clients. With our additional photo booth services, clients can also add a fun feature for their guests. At Pelazzio, we are committed to delivering the best service possible, and we are confident that we can take care of all your event and photo service needs. If you’re interested in learning more about Pelazzio or helpful guides on event planning, check out some of our other blogs. Or contact us today for any information on planning your event with Pelazzio.