What to look for in a Wedding Videographer

Adam Ewbank

Planning, Videography

groom embraces bride as she holds bouquet

Your wedding day is one of the most special and memorable days of your life, and hiring a wedding videographer is a great way to capture all of the love, emotion, and details of the day. But with so many options available, how do you choose the right filmmaker for your wedding day? Here are a few tips to help you make the decision:

  1. Portfolio: A videographer’s portfolio is a great way to get a sense of their style and see if it aligns with your vision for your wedding video. Look for examples of past weddings they have filmed and pay attention to the overall look and feel of the video, as well as the quality of the footage and audio. Do they incorporate parts of your vows and speeches or just play music in the background?

  2. Reviews: Checking out reviews from past clients can give you a good idea of what it’s like to work with a particular videographer. Did people appreciate their communication? Were they comfortable to be around and made the couple feel relaxed in front of the camera?

  3. Availability: Make sure the videographer you’re considering is available on your wedding date. Videographers are booking up as far out as 18 months or more, so reach out as soon as you can to check on their availability, especially if you have a prime Saturday in the busy season where you live.

  4. Video Call: If possible, schedule a meeting with the videographer to discuss your wedding day vision and ask any questions you may have. This will also give you a chance to see if you feel comfortable working with them and if you think they will be a good fit for your wedding.

  5. Budget: Wedding videography can range in price, so it’s important to determine your budget before you start looking for a videographer. This will help you narrow down your options and find someone who fits within your price range.

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