Choosing the right photographer for your intended session basically comes down to four things: What type of portraits you want, choosing a style, finding a person you like, and deciding how much you're willing to spend. Once you know what to consider, it's not that hard to choose a photographer you'll be happy with. By showing you what to consider, and what to be skeptical about, this post will help you find the best Sonoma county portrait photographer for you.
There are 5 core elements that make up a good portrait: Location, lighting, composition, emotion and technical settings. When all 5 of these elements are well executed, a great portrait is created. If any of these elements comes up short, the quality of the portrait suffers. A fanatic obsession with good implementation of these elements will lead to better photos, and more consistent portraits.