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Why You Shouldn’t Rule Out Non-Local Photographers for Your Elopement

August 21, 2023


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Elopements, Wedding

Hey there, adventurous couples!

Planning an elopement is an incredibly exciting journey, filled with endless possibilities and the opportunity to create a day that truly reflects your love story. When it comes to choosing a photographer, it’s easy to default to the idea that you should hire someone local. After all, they know the area well and can easily scout locations, right? Well, hold onto your hats, because I’m here to challenge that notion!

Here’s the thing: ruling out non-local photographers for your elopement might mean missing out on some seriously talented individuals who can bring a fresh perspective and unique artistic vision to your special day. Let me break it down for you:

Unleash your creativity:

By hiring a non-local photographer, you open yourself up to an entirely new world of creativity. These photographers may bring a fresh set of eyes to your location, capturing perspectives and angles that locals may overlook. Their different experiences and unique artistic style can result in stunningly artistic images that truly stand out.

Familiarity breeds complacency:

Sometimes, being too familiar with a location can actually limit creativity. Local photographers are used to shooting in the same spots time and time again. On the other hand, a non-local photographer, viewing your elopement location for the first time, will have their curiosity sparked. They’ll be excited to explore and find hidden gems that locals might take for granted.

A personal touch:

Bringing in a non-local photographer can give your elopement an extra touch of intimacy and adventure. Imagine having someone who is just as excited as you are about exploring a new place, capturing those intimate moments and turning them into lifelong memories. Their fresh perspective can infuse your photos with a sense of adventure and discovery.

Expand your options:

Opening up your search to non-local photographers means you’re not limited to what’s available in your immediate area. You can tap into a wider pool of talented individuals and find the perfect photographer whose work resonates with you. Don’t be afraid to cast your net a little wider and see what hidden gems you may discover.

Of course, it’s important to consider logistics and communication when hiring a non-local photographer. But don’t let those factors deter you from exploring all the incredible possibilities that await!

So lovebirds, when it comes to choosing a photographer for your elopement, think outside the local box. Embrace the idea of bringing in a non-local artist who can bring a fresh perspective, ignite your creativity, and capture the essence of your love story in a truly unique way.

Happy elopement planning!

With love,
Breeanna Kay

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