Quote Originally Posted by DKT
I think you're missing the point here--these prints you describe them as being included in a "thank you" note--are most likely not meant to be a finer-art masterpiece. 99.9% of them will wind up being stored promptly in the vertical file.
This thread sure has gotten way off track.

I personally don't do weddings, however, I don't see anything wrong with insisting on quality - although I wouldn't bad mouth the photos out loud. It all depends on the individual photographer, whether they are commited to their art, or whether it is just what they do for a living (like any other type of job). There are a lot of photographers out there who are not willing, or interested, in producing the best they can. It is up to you to determine which one you want to be.