Photography is an oversaturated field, and people are choosing between thousands of photographers each day, whether it’s for a family portrait, event, or wedding. If you have an experience with a photographer, I highly recommend you find their webpages, and write them a review. I am going to write about why it is important to write reviews describing your experience with your photographer (good or bad).
1. A review is beneficial to potential clients. If you did not know the power of a review, I hope this helps you understand what you are doing for potential clients when you write a review. Before a client commits to a photographer, they, obviously can see the quality of their work through their portfolios, but most importantly, they would like to know the experience they will get with that photographer. Potential clients will use reviews to get an idea of how that photographer works.
2. A review is beneficial to a photographer. When you write a review to describe your experience with a photographer, you are helping that photographer’s business. A review not only helps bring in clients, but it helps with their credibility.
3. Share your experience. Photoshoots are shared moments created between you, your family, and the photographer. There are a lot of factors that can affect a photoshoot (inconsistent lighting, distractions, bystanders, etc.), and it can be really fulfilling to a photographer to hear your experience. From experience, when I get a review from a client, it makes me smile. Even for me, it amazes me how much clients love their experience with their photoshoot and their images. Photographers see and edit thousands of photos, and each photoshoot, it’s a joy to see how much their clients love their images. It’s what we live for.