Lights, Cameras, Music: Who To Hire To Make Sure You Have A Memorable

4 January 2018
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If you are in the midst of planning a big wedding, and you want to make sure that it all goes of without a hitch, then you need to make sure that you hire the best artists to make sure the day is a smash. You want to have a great time, and also memorialize it so that you can relive it in years to come. That means that you will need to have the best videographers, still photographers, and wedding DJs. These people are key to turning the event from a regular wedding reception into one that will be one that you will remember for years to come. Here's what you need to know when hiring each of them.  

A Great Still Photographer

There is no more important artist to hire for the wedding reception than a great wedding photographer. These people are responsible for taking the photos that you will look at for the rest of your life. If you have dreamed of a beautiful wedding, and want it immortalized in a beautifully composed photo, then it's really important that you find a wedding photographer who has exactly the eye that you are looking for. They should know how to light the scene, be it an outdoor event, or an indoor event. So, take a look at their book and also take a look at what sort of equipment they are taking with them. Do they have the proper lighting setup, and the right lenses. You won't get a second shot at getting these photos, so you want to make sure that your wedding photographer is prepared.

A Separate Person To Handle Video Footage

You also will want to hire someone to take video footage. While you might be able to get someone to shoot both video and also take still photographs, it might be easier to have a dedicated person for each. This way, the wedding photographer can focus on the important parts of the lighting and set up for the still shots, and the videographer can move around freely and take their shots for the wedding video. Shooting video and taking photographers are two related, but separate skill sets, so you will want to make sure you have the proper people for both.

A Fun Wedding DJ

Lastly, you will want to hire a really fun wedding dj. These people are responsible for making the reception lively and entertaining. Without them, the dance floor would be a ghost town and the guests would be sitting around looking bored. So, make sure that you hire a really fun and energetic dj that will get the crowd moving and make the event something exciting for the videogrpaher and photorgpher to document.,