Ohio’s capital is home to some seriously talented Columbus wedding photographers. Your photographer is one of the first vendors you’ll hire after getting engaged, and they’re also one of the most important. Rest assured...Read more that you can trust these Columbus wedding photographers to capture all the can’t-miss moments and do your big day justice.
The capital and largest city in Ohio, Columbus is a popular choice for engaged couples. Home of Ohio State University, the student scene seems to imbue the city with creativity and energy. With beautiful neighborhoods, arts districts and a big food scene, you’ll have no problem finding the right person and place for your wedding photography in Columbus.
You won’t have to walk around the Short North Art District to ask for recommendations on Columbus wedding photographers – you can get started with some online research. Look for photographers in the city that have a similar aesthetic. Their website will have a description of how they like to work, why the love what they do, and, most importantly, a portfolio. You’ll be able to learn about each photographer’s personal style and approach, and you can set up in-person interviews with the ones you like best. Be sure also to ask for links to full wedding albums so you can assess the photographer’s full talent, instead of just the “best of the best” shots on their site.
Your wedding budget will also help you narrow down the choices. The cost of wedding photography in Columbus ranges from $2,000 to $3,000 on average, but the price will go up or down depending on whether you want to include engagement photos, the number of shooters on your wedding day, hours of coverage, and other standard package items.
There are some lovely locations in Columbus to stage your wedding photos. Inniswood Metro Gardens are beautiful, with blooming flowers, a bridge, and even a barn. Franklin Park Conservatory is another picturesque outdoor location with plenty of options where you will be surrounded by nature. But hands down, one of the most popular location for wedding photos is the Scioto Mile. Acre after acre of lush parkland with the downtown skyline in the background makes for stunning wedding shots.
The fall season in Columbus is the most popular time of year for wedding dates, and the best opportunity to get some memorable photos. The temperature is milder, but more importantly the vivid colors emerging as the leaves change will give you some amazing backgrounds to work with. Hot summers and snowy winters will most likely limit you to indoor locations, but with all the country clubs and historic hotels, there are plenty of those to be had.
Need help staying organized as you search for Columbus wedding photographers, among all the other planning details? Try Wedding Wire’s wedding checklist and other tools that are designed for engaged couples.