What You Are Really Getting From Your Professional Photographer

We at Fisher Photography have been in the business of professional photography and have made our home in Perth for over 35 years. As such, we know more than most people just how important and precious these kinds of photographs are to families, couples and individuals.

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So what exactly is it about photographs that makes them so special? Why is it so important to invest in professional ones rather than ones you take from your camera or cell phone at home?

When people spend time and share experiences together, they naturally forge memories of those times and experiences. Although that will live on in the memories of the individuals, people usually forget normal experiences, such as going to a party with friends, having a weekly family dinner, a weekend at the beach.

Photographs, by their nature, capture in print a moment in time. Every time a person sees a photograph, they remember the time when it was taken and relive the experience. Everyday events warrant everyday photos and help keep the memories alive.

However, special moments require special means of preservation; that is where professionally done photographs come into play.

While normal cameras are good for capturing general events for those special occasions in life, professional ones are a “must.” Weddings, milestone birthdays, the beginning of a new family and more, are all important events in peoples’ lives that are worth remembering in a special way. But it’s not ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ events that warrant professional photographs. Yearly family portraits or large corporate events are important, too.

Just what do you get when you sign up for a studio appointment and have your portraits professionally done?

A true professional photographer knows exactly what it takes to bring out the best in their clients and make them look and feel the best they can during the shoot. They know what clothes you should wear, what kind of makeup to put on, how to position or pose yourself, how the lighting affects your appearance, what kind of background you should use or where you should naturally take a photograph–and anything else necessary to make sure your photographs turn out perfectly.

An untrained cameraman can take all the pictures he or she would like, but the reality is that without a professional eye, your photos may incite memories but they won’t look nearly as great as they would. Those special moments in life are worth preserving in photographs that speak to the uniqueness of the occasion or of the significance of the subjects being taken.

Family portraits are a key example of this. A professional photographer can do everything in his or her power to make sure that everyone’s “good side” is showing and that the entire scene is precious. It looks so much better compared to a snapshot of the whole family in the backyard taken by cell phone, where the light often distorts the scene and anything random can happen. Professionals can turn a normal “family snap” to a piece of artwork.

Things like family portraits, couples pictures, maternity shoots and newborn stills signify something great in the lives of those being photographed. These images are then printed and framed–and even that is part of the artwork process.

Once a portrait is printed out, the framing that is used can decide how people who view it will perceive it. The wrong kind of frame can clash with the subjects or background in the picture and thereby make the whole image seem worse than it is. Frames, too, can speak to the significance of the photo. Giving a more ornate frame to a special photograph can make its meaning stand out even more.

Once the product is finished and brought home, it can be enjoyed by all those who look upon it. Families can view their bond of unity in a more physical way, couples can gaze upon their intimacy, and new parents can look in joy at the marvel they brought into the world.

Professional photographs are a type of artwork. When done correctly, they stand for great significance to be enjoyed by the whole family. More than that, children can grow up being proud of their family–and their children can see what came before them.

We take great pride in our work and guarantee that we will do the very best we can to make sure your special moments are captured perfectly, to be enjoyed for generations to come.

For more information and to schedule your own appointment with some of the first-rate professional photographers in the Perth area, call 9381 2233.