If you want beautiful wedding day images, this is a must read before you book your venue! In this post we are sharing our wedding photographer’s perspective on what to look for while touring your venue! Keeping these little best kept secrets in mind, will get you one step closer to the beautiful wedding day images you have been dreaming of!
As a bride, your first few items on your to-do-list will be set a date, find a wedding planner, venue & photographer.
And where most photographers wait to book brides until after they have secured a date with their venue, we do not want you to miss out on some need to knows for what to look for when venue touring. Going over this small list will help you find a venue that is not just perfect for your honored guests- but will guide you in booking a venue that creates the best backdrop for the images you want!
Ideally it is best to tour your preferred venues close to your ceremony time. I know this far in advance, you may not know your start time! But, you may have an idea of if you would like a brunch, afternoon, or evening wedding. (PS…If you are wanting to know your ideal ceremony start time, you can use our most popular post, “How to Determine Your Ceremony Start Time” to help you get started in that direction.)
The first half of your wedding day, will be captured in your getting ready room. Things to consider:
We hope this list is helpful! And of course, if you are planning on being one of our future Arizona brides, we would love to share with you our venue recommendations! Feel free to reach out here for that list!