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  • Writer's pictureGrace Mac

Tips to Help Your Photographer Capture Your Event as Best as Possible!

As an event planner, you’re the conductor of the celebration, and your photographer is the artist immortalizing every moment. Here’s how to help them get those snap-tastic shots!


1. Strike a Pose with Purpose

Set up some designated photo spots with creative backgrounds and fun props. This not only provides great photo opportunities but also keeps guests entertained. A well-placed sign saying, "Strike a Pose" could do wonders!



2. Let There Be Light (But Not Too Much)

Good lighting is a photographer’s best friend. Whether it's stage lighting or strategically placed uplighting, ensure the venue is well-lit. Avoid harsh, direct light to prevent unflattering shadows.


3. Make a List, Check it Twice

Collaborate with your photographer to create a list of must-have shots. This can include key moments like speeches, award presentations, and networking sessions. A list helps them capture every important detail without missing a beat.



4. Keep It Moving

Ensure there’s plenty of action and interaction at your event. Encourage attendees to mingle, participate in activities, and engage in discussions. Dynamic events make for lively, captivating photos.


5. Trust the Pros

Your photographer knows what they’re doing. Give them the freedom to be creative and trust their expertise. A little artistic liberty goes a long way in getting those wow-worthy shots!



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