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Aaron Clark Photography

Springfield, MO 65802
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The journalistic lifestyle and wedding photographers at Aaron Clark Photography capture timeless images that tell the story of couples' most important day. The team also takes images of anniversaries, families, kids, seniors, engagements, nature, outdoor adventures, expecting mothers, and newborns. Based in Springfield, Aaron Clark Photography is available to travel to local and national areas. The studio has been featured in 417 Bride Magazine, The Knot Best of Weddings, Metropolitan Bride Magazine, and Eco-Beautiful Weddings.

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Christine Bonnivier Photography

Springfield, MO 65810
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Christine Bonnivier Photography is a Springfield, Missouri wedding photography studio that has worked weddings in Branson, Ozark, Republic, Kansas City, Joplin, St. Louis, Arkansas, Nevada, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and several parts of Texas. The studio will also travel nationwide for destination weddings. Services include wedding, engagement, portraits, and family photographs. The works of Christine Bonnivier Photography has been featured in Metropolitan Bride Magazine, The Knot Magazine & 417 Bride Magazine.

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Gamble's Photography

Springfield, MO 65804
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Gamble's Photography is a full service studio working throughout Springfield Missouri and the surrounding areas. Owner and lead photographer Erin specializes in candid style photography with an artistic flare that is free from fake smiles and stiff poses. Gamble's Photography is dedicated to capturing your story – from wedding ceremonies, to boudoir, to secretly shot proposals. Erin also photographs children, families, high school seniors, maternity, and underwater portraits. Gamble’s Photography has been featured in Metropolitan Bride, 417 Bride, and All About Weddings, and is Better Business Bureau accredited with an A+ rating.

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Jared Hoffpauir Photography

Springfield, MO 65807
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Jared Hoffpauir Photography is a team of wedding photographers serving Springfield and the nearby metros. Along with taking photographs during weddings, this team can also document the event through its videography services. The business also offers newborn, children, family, and maternity photography services. In addition, it covers commercial and live events. Jared Hoffpauir Photography extends its services to real estate clients by taking photos of properties and creating video walkthroughs and agent tours integrated with drone technology.

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Jessica Yahn Photography

Springfield, MO 65806
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Jessica Yahn Photography is a wedding photography studio in Springfield. The studio is owned and operated by Jessica, a photographer specializing in lifestyle and engagement photography, and has been part of the Missouri, Washington, and Hawaii wedding and portrait industry for over ten years. Jessica's works have been featured in multiple publications, including WeddingWire, Metropolitan Brides, and The Knot. She treats her clients as close friends and watches television series while editing the client's photos.

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Kari Bjorn

Fayetteville, AR 72701
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Kari Bjorn is a Northwest Arkansas and Springfield based photographer who excels at documenting weddings, engagements, and other joyful celebrations. He describes his style as "fly on the wall" photography, limiting his intervention with clients during a photoshoot. Instead, he captures events as they naturally unfold. A former chef, Bjorn dabbled in photographing landscapes in Iceland, his home country, before studying photography at Manhattan's Parsons School of Design. His photos have been published in magazines like Vanity Fair and InStyle.

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Kathryn Faye Photography

4499 Girlstown Road, Mountain Grove, MO 65711
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Kathryn Faye Photography is a business serving Springfield and surrounding communities. It provides wedding photography packages that include a professional second shooter, a digital online gallery, heirloom albums, a keepsake photo box with 50 prints, and engagement and bridal sessions. A print release of about 100 photos per hour of coverage is also available. The process includes an initial meeting to determine the needs and preferences of clients. Professional photographer Kathryn Faye is a former dancer with a deep understanding of capturing feelings.

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Sheri Holloway Photography

Branson, MO 65616
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Sheri Holloway Photography brings romance, energy, and enthusiasm to every wedding or special occasion. The Springfield-area wedding photographer specializes in creating unforgettable imagery, capturing heartwarming moments, and seizing the authentic style of each couple. She has been attentive to every detail that makes a wedding unique for more than a decade. Sheri Holloway Photography concentrates on freezing magical moments in time as they occur naturally with skill and creativity that exceeds expectations. The passionate, talented professional possesses a keen artistic eye for photographing fleeting memories from laughs to toasts, kisses, and much more. Clients can trust Sheri Holloway Photography to exhibit the necessary flexibility and professionalism that ensure a smooth experience. This dedicated artist is also happy to travel for destination weddings.

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Turner Creative

Marshfield, MO 65706
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Turner Creative specializes in capturing elegant and romantic images for indoor and outdoor weddings in Springfield, Missouri, and beyond. The studio also offers engagement, boudoir, and senior portraits. Turner Creative travels to Aspen, Colorado and all over the globe for destination weddings. Magazine and Online features include Style Me Pretty, Grey Likes Weddings, 100 Layer Cake, Brides Magazine, Ruffled, The Knot Chicago, and Love My Dress.

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Unique Expressions Photography

Fordland, MO 65652
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Unique Expressions Photography is a wedding photography studio that specializes in a photojournalistic style to capture candid wedding and bridal photographs. The studio operates in Springfield, Missouri and the surrounding areas. Unique Expressions Photography also captures images of individuals and groups for portraits, newborns, couples, families, children, and high school seniors to book sessions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

Because of the sheer number of weddings that happen each year, wedding photography is a booming industry. Couples engaged to be married should take great care in finding a wedding photographer before their big day that suits their style.

Many people think all wedding photographers are virtually the same, but this is incorrect. Some photographers prefer unusual arrangements, angles, and uses of light in their images. They may also have unique styles and filters when editing wedding photos. This makes it very important if you're planning on getting married and looking for a photographer to take the time to find one whose style aligns with what you're looking for.

What does a wedding photographer do?

Wedding photographers take pictures of the wedding ceremony, the bridesmaids and groomsmen, and the families of the bride and groom. They also often photograph the major events of the reception and the guests to help preserve memories of the entire affair.

What makes a good wedding photographer?

A good wedding photographer can faithfully recreate special memories, taking care to capture the most important moments of the wedding and reception. They're able to fulfill the requests of the couple getting married and help them choose the best images from the event.

How do I pick a wedding photographer?

Couples can find their wedding photographer by asking friends and family for recommendations or checking out local listings. It's important to review portfolios, pricing, and availability. When you've picked a few that pique your interest, speak to them in person to make sure they're a good fit.

What should I ask a wedding photographer?

Before you make a final decision about your wedding photographer, you'll want to ask several important questions, such as:

  • Can we see your portfolio?
  • How many weddings have you shot?
  • How much do require for a deposit?
  • What packages are available in our price range?
  • What is your editing style?

How much does a wedding photographer cost?

The cost of a wedding photographer depends on various factors, including their experience, photo packages, and the length of time you need them. According to Brides.com, a wedding photographer can charge anywhere between $1,000 and $10,000 for their services.

Why are wedding photographers so expensive?

A wedding photographer's fee reflects their experience, training, and ability to fulfill your vision and requests. The time needed to complete the process for a single wedding makes a difference as well. For a standard eight to 10 hour wedding, a photographer may spend as much as double that culling and editing photos.

Do I need a wedding photographer?

Technically, you don't need a wedding photographer. Some people prefer a simpler occasion with a few photos taken by friends. However, hiring a wedding photographer ensures that you have professional, high-quality photographs of your wedding that preserve memories for generations.

How long do I need a photographer for my wedding?

Most wedding photographers are hired for eight to 10 hours to set up, travel between venues for the ceremony and reception, and capture events, including the wedding party getting ready, the ceremony, and occasions during the reception. In rare cases, a wedding photographer may be hired for multiple days.

How many photographers do I need for a wedding?

The number of photographers for a wedding is a matter of the organizers' preferences. Sometimes, a couple may feel that having two gives them more coverage of the event, but beware that many photographers include an exclusivity clause in their contracts, so they'll usually arrange a second of their choice.

How many pictures do wedding photographers give?

If you hire a single photographer, they'll usually take 50 images per hour on average with time spent setting up, positioning wedding party members, and transporting equipment to and from venues. The average wedding has between 400 and 800 images total.

What do photographers wear to weddings?

Many photographers choose to match the wedding theme and attendees or wear all black so they don't stand out. If the wedding organizers or couple getting married have specific requests for the photographer's attire, they'll usually do their best to comply.

Do you feed your wedding photographer?

Since most weddings are all-day events and the photographer is expected to be working before, during, and after the festivities, it's polite to make sure an extra plate at the reception is reserved for them. Many photographers do bring their own food to feed themselves over the course of the day.

How do I become a wedding photographer?

Helping a more experienced photographer as their "second" is a good way to learn the industry and get the experience you need to shoot weddings on your own. Many wedding photographers are classically trained and educated in the art of photography before they serve weddings.

What do I need to get started as a wedding photographer?

In terms of physical equipment, all you need to shoot your first wedding is a couple of high-quality lenses, a camera body, a flash setup, and film or memory cards to store images, if you're shooting digital. You'll also want to bring backup equipment and make sure your gear is insured in case anything happens.

How do I become a great wedding photographer?

To develop your skills as a wedding photographer, you need to know your equipment and its capabilities. Seek training from a professional, take courses in photography, or find a mentor to assist — experience is key. Networking is important when you start out. Research, experiment, and practice with lighting and different styles to broaden your skills.

How much do wedding photographers make?

According to Salary.com, the median annual income of a wedding photographer is just under $50,000. Many wedding photographers are independent contractors and either have another part-time profession or take photos of other events, such as baby showers and engagements.

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