People often overlook the importance of having a wedding photographer during their big day. A professional photographer can capture all the important moments, from the pre-ceremony preparations to the tearful goodbyes as guests leave. Not only does a great photographer help make your wedding album look amazing, but they also provide tangible proof of your once-in-a-lifetime event.
Choosing the right wedding photographer can be a daunting task. There are so many talented photographers out there, and it can be hard to decide who to choose. But don’t worry – we’re here to help! In this vendor highlight, we are interviewing Chicago’s best wedding photographer Rachel Bruggeman from Mandelette Photography.
Their team is passionate about photography and will work diligently to create images that reflect who you are as a couple. They know how to work with lighting and camera equipment to create stunning images that you will be able to cherish for years to come. So keep reading this interview; there is so much to learn!
Get Your Wedding Photography Questions Answered by Rachel Bruggeman
1. What common mistakes do you see couples making?
Not booking a planner. It is so important to have that extra help to get all of your moving pieces into place :)
2. What’s the best tip you have for a couple planning a wedding?
Hire a videographer and photographer from the same team! We work so well together, and ensure a smooth coverage of your day :)
3. What don’t couples know about your business that they need to know?
We have a team of associates who are all trained in our style, so our work is pretty consistent throughout our portfolio when taken by different people. The secret sauce is that Rachel trains all associates in our style of lighting, posing, and client experience!
4. What questions should couples be asking that they don’t know to ask?
What kind of direction will my photographer give me on our wedding day to ensure I look like my best beautiful self?
5. What is your best piece of advice for couples planning a wedding?
I am a big proponent of having everything in the open before getting married. My husband and I participated in couple’s therapy, and it benefitted us greatly! Strong marriages are built on strong communication and respect. If your partner does not know how to open up, these things take time, and therapy can help to ensure a lasting
6. What’s the most unusual wedding you have ever photographed?
I photographed a wedding based on the show, Dr. Who, where the dad and the family dressed up as different doctors from the show! It was super fun, and the wedding had so many beautiful and touching elements to commemorate their love and their love for their families.
7. What was the most memorable wedding you ever worked, and why?
Our associates photographed my husband and my wedding. It actually made me a better photographer, because looking through the images from our team, I realized which ones were truly important to me, even if I was making a funny face lol.
When it comes to your wedding day, you want to make sure that every detail is perfect. This includes finding the right photographer to capture all the memories of your wedding day. Professional wedding photographers will capture your big day from every angle and ensure that you have all the memories you want. They have the experience and skills necessary to capture beautiful photos of your wedding day.
If you are still looking for a great wedding photographer to help you create memories that will last a lifetime? Look no further than Mandelette Photography! Their associated team is experts at capturing the emotions of your big day and will work with you to make sure that your photographs are everything you dreamed of.
Take a look at their portfolio to learn more about working with them and check out some of the best recent weddings! This will give you an idea of their style and what they are capable of capturing on camera.
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