Connecting with Singapore wedding photographers

In order to become a better wedding photographer, it is often said that one should connect more often with his fellow peers. By mingling with other Singapore wedding photographers, one can gain more valuable insights about photography skills and the unique photo shoot experiences that other wedding photographers experienced.

The next question is, how can one reach out to other wedding photographers in Singapore?

Well, there are a variety of methods, segmented into 2 main categories – online and offline methods.

Online methods
1. Join wedding photography forums
There are some wedding photography forums in Singapore such as Clubsnap, Singapore wedding forum, and Singapore brides. Quite a lot of wedding photographers hang out in these forums. No matter if you are an amateur or a highly professional wedding photographer, you will definitely find it fun and useful to interact with other wedding photographers in this forum!

2. Penetrate into wedding studios via their social media
Besides turning up at the wedding studios or calling them, you can also visit their online social media platforms to chat with them to establish a rapport. Thereafter, you can get close to their wedding photographers and interact with them. These wedding photographers at wedding studios are usually highly professionals so you could really learn a lot from them. Explore Facebook, Google+ and Twitters to look for Singapore wedding studios. For instance, GWS have their own Google+ page in which anyone could post on their wall or send a message to them to start the conversation.

Offline methods
1. Participate in wedding photography competitions
Some wedding photography competitions require physical attendance during the sign-up phase. Moreover, there will also be a physical briefing session, as well as an award session at the end of the competition. At these events, you will have the chance to meet many talented photographers in the country that you do not know exist.

2. Walk straight into a wedding studio
Of course, besides hanging out on their social media platforms as described in point number 2 above, you could also just walk straight into the wedding studios to talk to the wedding photographers straight away. Both methods have their own pros and cons and it also ultimately boils down to your own preference of communication too.

Process of booking your Singapore wedding photographer

For those who are keen to book your wedding photography package with a Singapore wedding studio, here’s what you need to know about the entire booking process.

booking a wedding photography package

1. Start looking for a wedding studio early
You should confirm your wedding date at least a year in advance, because that’s the average lead time wedding studios in Singapore require from their customers. Singaporeans are booking wedding photography packages at least a year in advance now. If you don’t confirm your wedding date, you can’t book your wedding photography packages, in particular the actual day wedding photography package. You can try booking wedding photography packages from wedding studios with less than a year’s notice, but the more popular studios such as Grandeur Wedding will definitely be fully booked. All that’s left will be the less popular wedding studios and the less well known freelance wedding photographers.

2. Search for the wedding studio online
The main platform Singaporeans are using to find their products and services is the internet. There are many businesses promoting their products and services online. Do a quick Google search and you will find at least three dozens wedding studios lined up. Do not bother trying out other methods such as looking at newspaper advertisements or listening to radio advertisements. Online search works best. You can find comprehensive information about every wedding studios online, including their portfolio.

3. Visit the wedding studio office and purchase your wedding photography package
When you know which wedding studio to go for, head down to their office to purchase the photography package. As the purchase will involve signing a purchase agreement, you will have to be physically there to do it. Be sure to take note of the wedding studio’s opening hours to prevent a wasted trip to the office.

After the signing of the purchase agreement, your wedding photography package is booked! One caution note – you can cancel your booking in the future, but most wedding studios in Singapore have some form of penalty charges for the booking cancellation.