Being coerced to shoot a wedding. I need HELP! Please chime in.

Started Dec 31, 2012 | Discussions thread
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foot Veteran Member • Posts: 3,017
1+ Re: Being coerced to shoot a wedding. I need HELP! Please chime in.

1+ remind them several times if need be that

this is a once-in-a-life-time experience and

they deserve to find a pro who has the experience

and equipment to do the job right

(the last wedding i went to the pro had a dedicated helper

which amoung other things was needed for gentle crowd-control.

He also had video equipment. And pro equipment (pro-camera, pro lenses,

pro-flash and probabl a lot more stuff i didn't see). and he

probably also had a high-performance computer (time is money

and everybody hates slow programs) and a nice collection

of image processing programs. Also i think the pro has

some obligation to keep the images around for several years

fromo1946 wrote:

But be firm with your neighbors, tell them straight up, you really don't want the responsibility of their most important time of their life going wrong in the hands of a person who has never done a wedding.

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