With so many styles of photography, how can you be sure the photographer’s style you hire matches your style? You do not have to settle with their style of photography. The easiest way to see your photographer’s style or their variation of style per customer is to check out their portfolio. Although the photographer should have suggestions for you, you should be the one calling the shots on style. You could also ask other customers if the photographer spoke to them about the customer’s style or if they did the shoot all on their own. One of the greatest things to do is show the photographer examples of what style you want. Finally ask the photographer what style and type of photography is their favorite.
This article is from 2009, but it is great!