While you and your partner are at it, the foremost thing that you need to decide upon is what exactly you would want out of your wedding photographs. What would you like to see and what exactly are you expecting from the photographer. If you prefer to list down the requirements and the expectations on a piece of paper or making an inventory list would not be a bad idea. Choosing the right wedding photographer is a very important leg of a great wedding. Save a lot of time and space to find the right one during your wedding planning, cutting short on that during your wedding planning may be regretted later and may become an irreversible mistake.
So save a lot of time from your busy schedule for wedding photographer hunting too. Its a must. Next is crossing away all the studios that you might have heard of producing horror tales from their previous projects, by either dictating the whole wedding away or ending up with bad photographs. No matter where you are the bad and the good photographers do exist and so you need to do some research and the requirement of word of mouth do exists.
Assume the whole journey finding the right photographer as a lifetime investment. Investment that should not go bad at any cost, at any circumstance provided on the wedding day, whichever may come your way that day. Why because you and the wedding photographer will get only one and only one chance to get the scheduled wedding day right. Do not hesitate to ask around. Asking around will help you get a great idea and clear idea on who are being tried these days, the studios that have a good or a bad name and even the shot techniques that look worked greatly for the couple. If you are planning to import the wedding photographers or planning a destination wedding somewhere outside your town or city or even the country, then definitely go for the internet research, an intensive one.