When planning for a wedding, there are many things to take into account. One of them is the photographer. Everyone wants pictures of their special day so that the memory will stay fresh in their minds and so they can show their children how Mom and Dad used to look. When budgeting for your pictures, consider employing a videographer.
A videographer will capture those moments that a photographer might not, such as cutting the cake and the first dance. They can also capture things that you might not remember, which will add to the enjoyment of watching them over and over again. Before you choose one, do a lot of research. Ask for referrals from friends who have used them for events. Speak to several and see if they offer cost saving packages.
Take time to view videos of other work they have done. This is your special day and once it's over it's gone forever. It's worth the time it takes to make sure that you are getting a true professional. When speaking to the person you are considering, ask about any ideas that you have in mind to see if they are feasible. The more questions you ask, the better the chances that you will get exactly what you want.
When planning where you want the videos taken, make sure the church that you are getting married in will allow it. Not every church does. It's also important to ask how long you will have the church for. There might be another wedding or church event happening after yours and you might have to leave sooner than planned. You can cut down on costs my minimizing the number of cameras and events that you want caught on videos.
When speaking to potential videographers, be sure to let them know where the videos will be taken, because lighting plays a very important role in videography. If you are getting married outside and it's not the sunny day that you envisioned, it's important for the person shooting the video to be prepared for this. Make sure that they are aware that extra lighting might be needed.
You might have what you consider to be great ideas about exactly how and where you want the videos taken. Unfortunately, your ideas may not be easily accomplished. If the videographer makes suggestions about alternate ways to do it or just flat out recommends against it, it is wise to listen to them. They are the professionals and have a great deal of experience in these situations. It's better to know beforehand that your plans are not feasible, so that you have time to change them and come up with ideas that your videographer can capture on film for a lifetime of memories.