In the days of film photography, wedding photographers all over the world took their rolls of film to the photo lab on Monday, and a few weeks later received a box of prints, perfectly balanced and color corrected. Fast forward to the digital age, a photographer loads the digital files into their computer and begins processing thousands of images for their clients. The photographer is now primarily the lab. While this has cut down on film processing fees, the time spent in front of the computer has exponentially increased for photographers since the early 2000’s.
Most photographers enjoy the editing process because it gives them full control over their art. However, they now must pay for frequent updating of computers, software, training, and storage to maintain the thousands of digital files that they take every year. All of this is built into the price that you pay when you hire a professional wedding photographer!
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