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Top 10 photographers in Charlotte, NC

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Gray+Howard Studio

Gray+Howard Studio

New on Fash
Offers online services
2+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
At Gray+Howard Studio, we don't just capture moments; we create lasting impressions. With the finest equipment, lighting, and artistic finesse, we ensure your headshots, corporate events, products, or brand shine bright.
Durdes Images

Durdes Images

New on Fash
2 hires on Fash
9+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
Welcome to the world of photography! Whether you're looking to capture precious moments or showcase your brand's unique identity, you've come to the right place. As a professional photographer, my mission is to freeze time and tell compelling stories through the lens. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for creativity, I strive to deliver stunning visuals that exceed your expectations. From weddings and family portraits to corporate events and product shoots, I approach each project with professionalism, enthusiasm, and a commitment to capturing the essence of every moment. Together, let's create timeless memories that you'll cherish for
Kierre Mungin

Kierre Mungin

New on Fash
5+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
I have been a professional photographer for over 5 years, and it has been my hobby of photography since highschool. I pretty much always have my camera with me. I have a specialty in taking portrait photos and videos. I have done videos and photography from multiple events. Book with me and you won’t regret it!
Mira Naidoo Photography

Mira Naidoo Photography

New on Fash
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
Since 2020 I have been capturing life's precious moments through the lens of a camera. My passion and discovery for photography happened with the birth of my daughter, finding joy in capturing her every smile and milestone. This initial love for photography soon blossomed into a full-fledged career. With a background rich in wedding and event planning experience and continuous self-education, I have honed my skills to provide clients with stunning, candid photos that tell a story. Specializing in family portraits, business branding, event photography, portraits and wedding photography. I bring a unique and personal touch to each session, ens

Your photography questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Fash.

How much does a photographer cost?

The average cost to hire a photographer is $100 to $250 per hour, depending on their experience. However, photography prices vary significantly depending on the type of event or photo session:

Do you tip photographers?

The standard tipping etiquette for photographers depends on the type of photo session or event and how happy you are with the photographer's service:

  • Tip a wedding photographer $50 to $200 if the photographer exceeds your expectations. If the photographer works with a second shooter, be sure to tip the second photographer separately.
  • Consider tipping a family portrait photographer, pet photographer, or newborn photographer if you're happy with the photo session. However, tipping is not expected for family portraits taken at a big box store like JC Penney or Wal-Mart.
  • Tipping a photographer is not expected for headshots, commercial photography, real estate photography, or architectural photos.

If you're happy with the photographer's service, post a positive review online and share their photos on your social media.

How can I save money on a photographer?

Follow these tips to save money when you hire a photographer:

  • Book a "mini-session" – a shorter photo session that lasts only 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Choose your favorite photographers and follow them on social media. Some photographers may provide deals and exclusive offers.
  • Hire a less experienced photographer. However, be sure to review their portfolio to confirm they have enough skill to meet your photo needs.
  • Purchase prints from an online retailer instead of ordering them from the photographer.
  • Bundle multiple photo sessions for a discounted price. Some wedding photographers bundle engagement and wedding photos. Other photographers offer a bundle for newborn photos plus additional sessions as your child grows.

How far in advance should I book a photographer?

Book a wedding photographer as early as possible, ideally as soon as you've confirmed the date with your venue. Headshot, commercial, pet, and family portrait photographers typically don't require as much advanced notice. However, a popular, in-demand photographer may be booked out several months in advance.

How can I find the best photographer near me?

Follow these guidelines when searching for a photographer to ensure you find one who is the best match for you:

  • Look for photographers who specialize in the type of photography you want. A photographer who specializes in weddings won't be the best choice for a newborn baby photo shoot, and vice versa.
  • Review their online portfolios to confirm you like their photography style and aesthetic.
  • Read photographer reviews on Fash and Google.
  • Get a contract in writing before making a deposit.
  • Discuss the photo usage and printing rights to confirm how both you and the photographer can use the images. Photographers typically retain the copyright to the images, allowing them to use the photos for marketing and social media.

What questions should I ask a photographer?

Ask these questions to help you choose the best photographer for your needs:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • What type of photography do you specialize in?
  • What is your photography style?
  • Do you have an online portfolio I can view?
  • How far in advance should I book my photo shoot?
  • What deposit do you require, and is it refundable?
  • Do you have a photo studio? If not, where will you take the photos?
  • What should I do to prepare for the photo session?
  • How will you deliver the final photos to me?
  • How long will it take to get the photos?
  • Do you offer printed items or photo albums?
  • Who owns the rights to the photos?
  • Will you use my images on social media or your website portfolio?

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