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TIPS FOR CHOOSING A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

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Photographs from such a precious day of your life will be cherished forever.  Wedding photographers are available in a huge number, but who will be the best for you is a tricky question. So to select the one who will capture all the emotions of THE DAY, you should go through the following important steps.

Decide the style you want:

There are numerous styles of wedding photography so you should take out some time and go through them and select the one that will be suitable for you. Traditional, classic, illustrative and photojournalism are amongst the few.

Start looking early:

Wedding photographers are in high demand in the wedding season so try to search and finalize the one you find the best among others.

Search online:

Searching online is a great way to find a great photographer. You can go through his/her website and look for the services provided. The best thing about online search is that you can go through the reviews about that photographer to know their quality of work.

Create a shortlist:

Once you are done with your research about the wedding photographers, narrow down the ones you find interesting and suitable as per your choice. The next step would be to arrange a meeting, and check their portfolio.

Talk to him in person, in details:

  • Ask him about his style of photography:

You must have an idea by now about his style of photography by looking at his pictures. But when you meet him face-to-face, ask him about the same in more details so that there is no doubt left. Share your ideas with him and listen to what he has to say.

  • Ask about their experience:

His experience in this field will tell a lot about his work so you should clarify this ASAP.  Ask him if he has done similar style of weddings earlier and ask him if he can give a count of the weddings he has done till date.

  • Ask him the budget:

It is always considered the good practice to have clarity about everything. So tell him your budget and ask him the money he will charge for all of it so that there is no problem afterward. Also, ask him the process of making the payments as it gets really messed up if misunderstood at some point.

  • Ask him for picture delivery:

Make it clear about the time when you will get the pictures and how are they going to deliver it to you.

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Tips for Better Sleep

Similar to regular exercise and a nutritious diet, good quality sleep is very important. Lack of sleep leads to negative effects on the body functioning and cause risk to many diseases and leads to weight gain, whereas healthy sleep can keep you healthier and increase your performance level as well.

So if you are looking for ways to remain healthy and get good sleep, read the following tip for the same.

Reduce caffeine and alcohol consumption

Adenosine is a sleep-inducing chemical which is greatly affected by caffeine. If we are consuming caffeine daily and in excess amount, it will definitely lead to sleep deprivation. It is a great feeling when you have a glass of wine and your eyes hardly open up. Some people consider it good for sleep but they are on the wrong track as alcohol itself prevents good sleep. It is advised to limit alcohol and caffeine intake in order to increase quality sleep duration.

Avoid eating high-fat food before going to bed

You should try your best not to consume high-fat food as it will not let you take proper sleep.  If you still do it, take something that helps you get some sleep like bananas, kiwis or cherries.

Keep your phone aside

Screen lights are not healthy as they will keep you alert and wide awake even an hour later. So the best you can do is to avoid looking at screens at least an hour before dozing off finally.

Workout

Exercise keeps you fit and healthy plus it has benefits as it helps in developing good sleeping patterns if you exercise regularly. So it happens that when you return home after working out, your body gets tired and you get a good quality sleep.

Reduce naps during the daytime

Short naps are good for the functioning of the brain whereas sleeping for a long time during the day can ruin your sleep routine and can be disturbing. People who take daytime long naps are found to feel sleepy during the daytime.

Have consistent sleep and wake time

Studies have proven that people who have different sleeping and waking times; find it difficult to have a good sleep in the long run. The body gets used to the pattern but when it is disturbed, it will affect your sleep.

Melatonin supplement

A very important sleeping hormone, melatonin, sends a message to your brain, saying goodnight. So in order to make it happen, people take a melatonin supplement which is a very good and famous sleeping aid.  So take it before going to bed, and get a seven-star snooze.

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