Lot's of Planning

Major events require a lot of planning, preparation, and contain a lot of work. With so much to think about, you need to make sure you don’t forget to hire a professional photographer for your event.

Large corporate events will usually have prominent guests, politicians, community leaders, businessmen and women, special guests, and celebrities. Promotional business events often feature some high-profile guests. It is a great idea to have professional photographs taken during your event to document the visit from these important people.

Most major events will bring about a collection of unique people and happenings within a single place. Below is a list of some of the great things that you can capture on a photograph during your event:

  1. Important guests
  2. Speakers
  3. Workshops
  4. Unique happenings
  5. Important parts of the event
  6. Guests dressed formally
  7. Things that happen
  8. Groups of unique people
  9. Activities

Capturing these moments on photograph allows for you to share them with guests as memories, or you can also share them with people who were not at the event to show them what went on and who was there. This can reinforce the significance of your event. 

Not all Cameras are Created Equal Just Like Photographers.

Regardless of how good you think your friend's husband is at taking photos; he is not trained on how to create them, look for them or edit them.

Estimates are that nearly 5 billion people have a smartphone with a camera. This can be handy for quick access. However, it is not great if you want good results. There are several advantages to choosing to hire a professional photographer to capture your event. Below is a list of why a professional photographer is much more suited to do the job than just anyone with a smartphone:

  • The photographer’s job is to get great photographs and nothing else. They are not at the event to socialize or otherwise take part in the event. So you can rest assured that the photographer's focus will be entirely on getting excellent photographs of your event.
  • A professional photographer will know about how to take pictures that will tell the story you want them to. They will also bring much better equipment on hand, so you will definitely get better results.
  • Professional photographers will also have all the relevant training and experience needed to capture great shots, and they will know what to look out to get the best results. 
  • A professional photographer will have the skills needed to time photographs so that no-one is blinking or making a strange face.
  • Professional photographers will also have the skills needed to frame the photographs appropriately and will have a level of creativity that a regular person on their smartphone just would not have
  • Photographers have experience in capturing exciting and engaging moments that will compel people to want to look at the photographs.
  • A professional photographer will have the skills necessary to anticipate human behavior. They will know what to look out for so that they can capture every emotion in each moment.
  • Professional photographers have a creative eye and will know how to get the best results for each picture.
  • Professional photographers will also have access to software such as Photoshop or Lightroom that can help to clean up or enhance those "almost perfect" images.
  • A professional photographer will be able to provide you with a lot more shots that are better quality than a simple smartphone image.