Why should you hire a professional photographer?

January 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

Pretty much everyone has a camera on them all the time (hello, smartphones) to capture the moments that capture their attention and imaginations. So why would you ever hire a professional photographer? To capture the moment better. To do the things you cannot or should not do yourself. So you can be in the pictures, too… and actually like them.

Professional photographers have developed skills and training in the art and technology of creating beautiful images that reflect what you want to portray in them. Beyond the shoot, pro’s also offer printed products you’ll want to own.

Chemistry is important when choosing your photographer, as you will spend hours of quality time together – and your images will look their best if you feel comfortable with the person behind the camera, confident in their skills to make you look your best. That’s why I ask for a pre-shoot consultation, to make sure we’re a good match.

I’ve been a member of Professional Photographers of America for a number of years. They are great at showing how much better it is to have a professional photographer. Check out this video for more: https://youtu.be/fP_jx1th0uk

Find me on the PPA website at http://www.ppa.com/findaphotographer/83100/Margaret-McCanna.php

Find more details about your custom portrait session at http://www.maggietakespix.com/about.html.


Ready for some great photographs? Let’s get to know each other over coffee (or smoothies… or milkshakes…), and talk about celebrating your life’s true beauty in images you love. You can reach me at [email protected] or (434) 226-0365.

My Promise: Together, we will create amazing photos you’ll want to share. How do you want to be photographed?


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