* What is your preferred style? Formal/Traditional? Candid/Photo-journalistic? Artistic? Color/Black & White? * How long have they been photographing events? * Can they provide referrals? Do they have examples you can view? * Does the photographer use an assistant or second photographer? If not standard is one available? * Does the photographer allow friends and family to take photographs at the same time? * Does the photographer adapt their style to fit the needs/wants of the Bride and Groom? * Are the formal portraits done before or after the ceremony? Is there flexibility to do both? * What type of camera does the photographer use? Digital? Film? * Does the photographer bring additional lighting? If so, what kind? Flash? Studio lighting? * Does the photographer bring back up equipment? * If using a digital camera, how are images backed-up and stored? * Is there an overtime fee if the photographer stays longer than the package allows? * Is there a mileage charge for the photographer's travel? * Is there a charge for additional photography locations? * Do the Bride and Groom receive proofs? If so, when? What size? How many? Is this an additional charge? Are they theirs to keep? * Is there a package deposit? When is the balance due? Can payments be made? * Are photographs available to be viewed online? If so, how long are they available online? * Do the Bride and Groom receive an album? Is this album customizable? How long do albums take to create? * How much are reprints and enlargements? Are image rights available? * Is there a time limit for keeping the proofs or for placing orders? * How long does it take to receive finished orders once they are placed? * Are there pricing deadlines for orders? i.e. Is an order placed within the first 30 days is less expensive than an order places after 30 days? * How long are the images/negatives retained on file following the wedding? * Is there a contract? * Does the photographer accept checks? Credit cards?