Why You Need a Professional Event Photographer

12 Apr 2019By Marty Kincel

Taking photos as well as having photos taken is an integral part of any event, be it casual, corporate or ceremonial. However, when you are organizing the event, which in itself is challenging and stressful, it can be quite difficult to also photograph the event and all that goes on during it. When you factor in all the responsibilities and the possible issues such as loss or failure of equipment, it becomes apparent that a professional photographer can alleviate unnecessary stress and allow you to focus on running your event.

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.

Elliott Erwitt

Following are some reasons why you need a professional photographer at your event.

1)Significantly Better Photo Quality

A professional event photographer will have a specialized set of skills and equipment, directed towards the sort of environment that an event encompasses. It is almost certain that no matter how much you try; if you do not have the requisite skills, you will not be able to capture quite the same quality of photos as a professional.

With a professional event photographer, you are sure to get the best quality photos, with the best possible composition and lighting in every shot.

2)Dedication to the Task

Let’s face it, you probably already have a lot on your hands at your event, to worry about capturing all the important moments. This is where a professional photographer can assist you, as they will be focused on capturing your event allowing you to dedicate your time and effort to other aspects of the event such as managing and networking.

3)Contingency Plan

Let’s suppose you capture an entire event and while trying to load the photos on to your desktop, your flash drive gets corrupted or you lose your data completely. Either this or, the worst case scenario, you lose your camera or your phone, which you used to photograph the event.

A professional event photographer will have contingency plans, in terms of backup cards as well as secondary cameras, so that they can still delver images to you even if things don’t go to plan.

4)Complete Coverage of the Event

Professional event photographers are trained to spot all the significant moments in an event, making sure that everything important gets captured. In addition, a professional photographer will plan the coverage of the event beforehand, so that nothing gets missed in the hustle and bustle.

For all your event photography needs contact MartyK Photography 1300 627 895