So what does it mean to get married? Hopefully, a lifetime commitment with fantastic benefits to bride and groom that hopefully leads to children and family ....... These are lifetime memories, which is why it is so important to preserve them. That's why it is so important to book a photographer and, if applicable, a videographer who knows what they are doing. There are many wannabees who offer services and who sport low end digital cameras and who offer services at bargain basement prices, yet don't know the first thing about photography and working with light. Often they are not so good at working with people either. For a start, ask your photographer what their backup plan is if their equipment fails. Do they carry a spare camera or two and spare lenses? Ask your prospective wedding photographer what professional bodies they belong to, what their qualifications are and what their investment is in photography. Its also advisable to check how your photographer is wi
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