In the case you need someone to help take a few extra photos, oftentimes a photography assistant can step in and help!
A photography assistant does not have to have any photography experience; however, oftentimes they can be entry-level photographers who are looking to gain knowledge about wedding photography! If you do end up needing someone to take a few extra shots, an assistant can possibly step if you would like — it’s your decision! A second shooter obviously may have more experience with photography (Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Second Shooter), but an assistant often is an entry-level photographer, as stated above, that can be an asset to you when it comes to photography!
In the end, the photography assistant is ultimately there to make your life easier. They are helping you so that your focus is on taking pictures for the couple and creating memories that last a lifetime!
Have you used a photography assistant before? How was having a photography assistant beneficial? Let us know in the comments below!
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