Why do you need a Videographer for your Wedding?
Is your wedding day coming soon? Then, videography is one of the must-have service on your wedding list. With a videographer around, rest assured that all the beautiful moments at your wedding will be captured. Capturing your ceremony, the reception, the gate-crash and all the joy and laughter at your wedding on video preserves the memories of your wedding. And this can be shared with your children and future generations!
With today’s advance social media world, wedding couples are now able to share their wedding film online for all their family and friends to watch – especially if there are family who couldn’t make it to the wedding.
With so many choices around, it can be confusing to choose the right videographer. Here are some tips & tricks to help you choose the right videographer for your Big Day:
When looking for a videographer, you should always meet them first, make sure he or she is someone easy to get along with, one who is passionate about their job.
Choose a videographer who can give you what you want, for example, their style of filming, editing and finished product. Check their portfolio and ask for references from previous customers if possible. Watch their films to make sure you are happy with what you’re paying for. Every videographers have different styles and you should choose one which you are comfortable with.
The videographer should be able to get along with people and communicate well. Effective communication is important to make the day run smoothly, as he need to work with both guests and other professionals on your wedding day
Finally choose the best videographer you can afford. Most videos require several days of skilled labour with expensive equipment, you can see why excellent video production costs a lot. But sometimes cheaper doesn’t mean worse and pricey doesn’t mean they’re the best. I would advise lots of research before you make your final decision. If necessary, make compromises on expenses for things which won't live as long as the video.
Having a videographer on your wedding is definitely a decision you won't regret. According to a survey which asked married women to weigh in on the value of wedding videos. Survey results show:
- *98 percent of newlyweds recommend brides have their wedding recorded.
- *Brides don’t appreciate the value of video until after the wedding:
– before the wedding, 52 percent of brides consider video a “Top 10″ service;
– after the wedding, 75 percent of brides consider video a “Top 10″ service.
*38 percent of brides did not have their wedding videotaped by anyone.
*68 percent now either somewhat or strongly recommend that future brides hire a professional videographer.
*98 percent of brides surveyed used the services of a professional photographer.
- *29 percent of brides surveyed used the services of a professional videographer.
Couples who engaged a Wedding Videographer agreed that video does a better job of:
1) capturing the emotions of the day
2) recording the history of the day
3) creating a visual memory that future children will enjoy more.
When asked, “If you had a choice between looking at your grandparent’s wedding photos or their wedding video, which would you choose?” 61 percent of brides said they would rather see the video.
The best time to start looking for a videographer is about nine to twelve months in advance. Begin with recommendations from family and friends, looking through their works for quality, style and formats that you like.
Please feel free to contact us to find out more about having a Singapore Wedding Videographer for your big day! 🙂
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