Average cost of a Wedding Photographer in Minneapolis

Average cost of a Wedding Photographer in Minneapolis

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Before you book your dream photographer, I always encourage clients to understand the value of photography. Once your day has ended, photos and keepsakes will be the only reminder of your wedding day. That is what makes photography so special – it is a way to relive your Wedding Day for years to come. It is a way for your dad to remember how it felt to see his beautiful daughter for the first time in her dress. This is also a chance for you to see the awestruck look on your beloved’s face when you walk down the aisle. It truly is the only way to preserve those once-in-a-lifetime moments that are easy to forget years down the road. The next step is to understand the average cost of a Wedding Photographer in Minneapolis.

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“On average, a talented wedding photographers in the midwest can range in price from $3,500 – $4,500,” according to brides.com. Of course, there are many photographers in the $2,500 – $3,000 range as well. Typically, photographers in this range are newer to the industry or have not been mentored by a specific photographer. There are several factors that affect pricing – including experience and the number of publications or awards that a photographer has received.

A talented photographer will make your other wedding investments even more valuable. This is a great way to think about it: you have invested so much love into the dress of your dreams, the cascading bouquet you’ve always hoped for, and every wedding detail! Not to mention, you’re smiling more than you have any other day you can remember. But what if that emotion isn’t captured? Photography and Videography should account for 10% of your overall budget for this reason. But know, if you fall in love with a photographer, you may have to adjust your budget to accommodate!

2%Cake + Dessert
2%Favors + Gifts
10%Flowers + Decor
10%Photography + Video
18%Reception Venue
2%Wedding Rings
5%Emergency Fund

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