Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1) What is Wedlancer?

Wedlancer is an online platform where wedding photography firm owners can find freelance professionals located across India and hire them for upcoming events/ projects. 

2) How is Wedlancer going to help freelancers? 

Wedlancer is a platform which brings together freelance professionals and wedding photography firms. Freelancers can showcase their portfolio on their Wedlancer profile and wedding photography firms who are always on the lookout for talented and skilled freelancers can find them on Wedlancer.

3) Are there any criteria for registering on Wedlancer?

Any freelance professionals who actively work in the wedding industry can register on the platform. All categories of freelance professionals including photographers, cinematographers, videographers, aerial cinematographers, photo editors, video editors, album designers and printers can register their services on Wedlancer.  Freshers who are interested in working in the wedding industry can also register themselves on the platform.

4) How do I create my profile on Wedlancer?

It is a simple process. Visit www.wedlancer.in. On the top right you will see a link to “Sign in or Register”. Click on Register, then enter you email and password and follow the next steps.

5) If I am facing any issues while registering my profile, whom should I contact for help?

Simply write to [email protected] and our team will reach out to you to resolve your issue.

6) What should I write in my profile bio?

Your bio is an extension of your personality. It can make your profile shine or make it look dull. Our co-founder, Abhishek Kanani has made a short video on this topic with his tips to help you write your bio. You can watch it here: “How to Create an Effective Work Profile on Wedlancer?” 

7) What should I do if I don’t have a portfolio to showcase?

We do understand that freshers may not have a portfolio to showcase on their Wedlancer profile. You can still register your profile on Wedlancer and mention that you are a fresher who is eager to work in the wedding industry. Many firms are on the lookout for freshers who can assist them on shoots.  

Here are a few good tips shared by our co-founder Abhishek Kanani on portfolio building for freshers,

  • Create your own portfolio by shooting your friends/ cousins. You can even hire models and create a portfolio to showcase your talent. 
  • Shoot weddings/events in your friends and family circle, even if you must work for free. Treat it as an investment in yourself. 

8) I have registered on Wedlancer, but my profile is showing as ‘pending’. How long does it take for my profile to get approved?

At Wedlancer, we go through in detail every profile that gets registered with us. If you have entered all the details accurately, updated your bio and other information, it takes us a maximum of 48 hours to approve a profile.

9) Once my profile is created, do I need to keep updating it?

Certainly! Photography firms are always on the lookout for artistic and creative professionals to work and collaborate with. As a freelance professional, if you have created something unique, tried something new or upgraded your style, you must showcase it on your Wedlancer profile so that firms can see your talent, skills, latest work and make a hiring decision. 

10) How would a photography firm owner find me on Wedlancer?

Photography firms can search for freelancers by city, by category etc. based on their requirements. Once your profile is approved on Wedlancer, it will appear in these searches. If a firm sees your profile and likes your portfolio, they can contact you directly to hire you for their upcoming projects/ assignments.

11) Will Wedlancer decide how much I can charge for freelancing?

No, any discussions related to commercials are directly between the freelancer and the firm that is hiring his/ her services. As a freelance professional, only you can decide how much you charge for your services. Just make sure you mention your charges accurately on your Wedlancer profile so that firms can hire you based on their budgets. 

12) Will Wedlancer be responsible for my payments?

No, Wedlancer is an online platform where photography firms can find freelance professionals. If you are a freelance professional registered on Wedlancer and a firm sees your profile and likes your work, they can directly get in touch with you. Any discussions related to commercials, terms and conditions, data handling, copyrights, usage rights etc. are points of discussions between you and the firm. 

13) Once my profile gets approved, what should I expect next?

Once your profile is approved on Wedlancer, wedding photography will be able to see your portfolio and contact you directly. If your work is promising, firms would certainly want to work with you. That said, keeping in mind the ongoing pandemic, we request you to be patient since there are limited number of weddings happening. We encourage you to pen down an interesting and realistic bio, mention your past work experience and update your portfolio regularly on Wedlancer. 

14) Are there any fees for registering on Wedlancer?

Yes, there will be a registration fee that will be applicable in future. Currently till 10th July 2021, if you register on Wedlancer, the registration will be free, and your registered profile will remain active on the platform till 31st December 2021. 

If you have any other questions regarding Wedlancer, please drop us an email at [email protected] Thank you.




1) What is Wedlancer?

Wedlancer is an online platform where wedding photography firm owners can find freelance professionals located across India and hire them for upcoming events/ projects.

2) How is Wedlancer going to help Photography Firms? 

Wedlancer is a platform which brings together freelance professionals and wedding photography firms. Freelancers from all over India can showcase their portfolio on their Wedlancer profile and wedding photography firms who are always on the lookout for talented and skilled freelancers can find them on Wedlancer. This will not only make the search for freelancers quick and easy, firms will also be able to save travel costs at destination events by hiring a freelancer locally.

3) Will I only find freelance photographers on Wedlancer or are there any other categories of freelance professionals registered on Wedlancer?

Wedlancer is currently accepting registrations from different category of freelance professionals including photographers, cinematographers, videographers, aerial cinematographers, photo editors, video editors, album designers and printers.  We are also accepting registrations from freshers who are interested in working in the wedding industry. 

4) Would I need to create a profile on Wedlancer to hire freelance professionals?

No. We encourage you to register yourself on Wedlancer with your email id. This is for our internal use only. Your registration is not visible to the freelance professionals registered on the platform. So, you need not worry about getting spammed by freelancers actively looking for work. 

 

PD: No. You don’t have to. We have kept it very simple. You can browse through the website and hire a freelance professional of your choice without registration. That said, if you register yourself, you get a additional feature called “save your favourites”. Next time when you visit, you don’t have to start your search from scratch again since you already have a list of favourites online.

5) How can I use the Wedlancer platform effectively?

PD: Currently, we have two filters in place. Choose the type of freelance professional you want to hire. A photographer, a cinematographer, an editor and so on. Under Second filter, you can choose the geographical area from which you want that professional. Surat, Delhi, Mumbai and so on.

6) Will I be able to browse through a freelancer’s portfolio and find his contact details?

PD: Once you click on a particular profile, all his/her work will be right infront of you. Right below, there is a form that you can fill to contact that freelance professional.

7) If I like a freelancer’s portfolio and want to work with him/ her, how would I proceed with the hiring? 

PD: There is a small form that you need to fill in. Your name, contact number and email id. Very basic. You have two choices here. One, Not to reveal your details to freelance professionals. In which case you get freelancers details on your email but your details aren’t revealed to him. Second, you can choose to reveal your details. In which case you get his details and he gets yours via main.

8) Who decides the terms and conditions between the firm and freelancers? 

Any discussions related to commercials and terms and conditions are directly between the freelancer and the firm that is hiring his/ her services. 

PD: Your payment terms, data policies, copyright policies etc are the points of negotiation between you and the freelance professional. Wedlancer doesn’t interfere in this process.

9) How many freelancers can I hire from wedlancer?

PD: There is no such limit. It’s an open platform. You can visit and hire any number of times.

10) Are there any commissions involved if I find and hire a freelance professional through Wedlancer?

No, there are no commissions. Wedlancer is only providing the listing service and is not involved in the hiring process. That is entirely between the firm and the freelance professional involved.  

11) Will Wedlancer vouch for the credibility of the freelance professionals registered on the platform? 

PD: Technically speaking, wedlancer doesn’t take a responsibility for any freelancer. We are a platform that makes a large pool of talented freelance professional available for firms to hire. However, each profile that’s listed with us goes through stringent norms. That in itself provides basic minimum credibility.

12) Will Wedlancer provide a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)?

PD: We strongly recommend to have a NDA in place. A proforma NDA is available on our website for a download.

13) What should I do if I face any trouble with the freelancer, I have found through Wedlancer? 

(Ans: isme cancellation, misbehaviour, not turning up and other aspects will be covered.)

14) How will Wedlancer ensure that I am not getting spammed with work requests by freelancers registered on Wedlancer?

Your registration is not visible to the freelance professionals registered on the platform. So, you need not worry about getting spammed by freelancers actively looking for work.

PD: Your details aren’t revealed to any freelance professional unless you decide to do so. There is no scope of spamming in this case 

15) Do I have to pay any fees to Wedlancer for their services?

Wedlancer will always be free for photography firms.  

PD: No. Absolutely not. That’s the best part. It’s absolutely free for firm owners.