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[4 Jul 2013 Comments Off on Should I have video as well as photography? | 2,406 views]

OK, declaration of interest up-front, I’m a wedding photographer.
Here’s the thing, you absolutely want to spend as much as possible on your photography  🙂
No really, and you want to spend more than most of you budget for as well.   The album will last forever, as will any additional prints you get.   The way you look at an album is completely different, you look at it more often (even after my 25 years) than video.
Photographers on top of their game right now will also offer you if not video, definitely a …

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[30 Jun 2013 Comments Off on Do you tip a wedding photographer? | 2,494 views]

 
No.  I don’t think so, it seems oddly inappropriate to me, maybe it’s more an American thing.
 
Your photographer is in a bit of an odd position at  your wedding, I might be with you all day long, I’ve been involved in every event of the day, so it’s almost like I’m sharing your day, but at the same time I’m very clear – I am really “staff” not “guest”.
 
I have an exception to the tipping though, Chinese weddings it is very traditional to give a gift to all those involved.   …

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[26 Jun 2013 Comments Off on Questions for Your Wedding Photographer – Checklist | 2,659 views]


Take this list along, your potential wedding photographer should not be offended and you need to know the answers to these questions in order to pick the right wedding photographer for you.
 
– What experience do you have?
– What qualifications do you have?
– Do you belong to a professional body?
– What photographic style do you shoot?
– Who will be the photographer on the day?
– How long will it take for images after the wedding?
– Can I choose the items in the package I want?
– Can I have references?
– Have you shot …

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