TIMELINE: When planning your timeline for your big day or special occasion, be sure to communicate with your photographer. A good photographer will be able to help you plan out how much time is needed, not only for taking the pictures, but also to allow for the travel time to get to any photo locations you may decide on. Always keep in mind, it does take time to photograph those beautiful moments, so be sure to allow enough time. You only get one chance to capture the memories of that special day or occasion.
EXPERIENCE: When looking at a photographers website, always always always find the “about me” or “bio” section and find out their background and training. When looking for the person to capture that important day of your life, whether it is your once only senior pictures, wedding or other special event, you want to be sure they are more than a “weekend warrior.” You want to know they are true professionals.
COPYRIGHT: Make sure you own your photos! At Ken Love Photography, whether it is a wedding, senior portrait shoot, family shoot or beyond, every client at the end of the process receives every image in high resolution and the rights to those images to print them anywhere! Do they water mark their digital files? At Ken Love Photography, we let our work speak for itself. We get our work from people asking who took your photos, not from our name floating in your image. You paid for photos, not for free advertising for photographer.
SECURE PHOTOGRAPHER: Don’t wait to book! Good photographers are snatched up quickly during busy seasons; weddings, senior pictures or Holidays. Always ask if photographer offers any off season discounts or discounts for Friday and Sunday weddings. At Ken Love Photography, we understand you pick some dates trying to keep
a budget, and we are here to help! After all, if you can’t have one of those prized summer Saturday dates, why should you have to pay the same price?
QUANTITY: Find out how many photos on average they take at each wedding or sitting. If they put a limit on how many pictures they take or they will give you, move on. It is always better to have more; you don’t want to miss that one unique special moment.
EQUIPMENT: Do they have back up equipment? If there is a problem or issue with any of the equipment, you are covered. We have had as many as four camera and various other lighting equipment for our off site photo shoots.
Ken Love is what is considered a “True” Professional Photographer. Graduating at the top of his class from the Pittsburgh Art Institute and the R.I. School of Photography, trained in the Professional Photo Lab field, assisting top commercial photographers in the country, and having spent 22 years as an award winning newspaper photographer, Ken Love has the true experience and knowledge to take on any photography job big or small. After leaving the newspaper business to start his own business four years ago, Ken has quickly become one of the top wedding photographers in Ohio, along with serving dozens of commercial photography clients and ad agencies.
Ken Love Photography provides high-end services, including photojournalistic wedding photography, senior photos, and family portraiture, including children and pets. He also does model portfolios. Ken has extensive experience shooting professional, college, and high school sporting events that he also applies to photographing youth sports.