(Closed) Did you feed your photographer?

posted 8 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 17
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

We ordered vendor meals for our Photographer, DJ and Photobooth attendant.

We added the photographer to the seating chart as well.  

Post # 18
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Ours require them in the contract but I would have given it to them anyway. I wouldn’t want to work that long with no food! It just isn’t healthy!

Post # 19
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I was going to feed them, but when I booked my photographers (a husband-wife team), the insisted that they not be fed. They prefer to carry a snack on them and not miss any of the action. They said that if we order a meal for them, it will not be eaten.

Post # 20
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

We fed ours.  It was part of our contract with them.  🙂

Post # 21
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

You should purchase vendor meals for your vendors. They will usually eat quickly while you and your groom are enjoying dinner so they don’t miss anything. Most venues usually charge a lesser price for vendor meals too. 🙂

Post # 22
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Just ask your photographer what their policy is.  I asked because our DJ contract says to include a meal. 

Our photographer said he usually brings his own food and snacks.  Every vendor is different, so I would just ask.

Post # 24
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

We didn’t feed our photographer, but we didn’t have a true reception yet. We did offer her some cake, which she said she would like, but ended up not coming back into the B&B to get. We did give her a bottle of champagne though, because she helped me in so many ways above and beyond what a photographer does. 

Post # 25
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Yup! I want my photog to be fully functional rather than delirious from hunger! 🙂

Post # 26
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

We just added our vendors (DJ, photographers, etc) into our headcount for the venue.  We had a buffet so there was no separate “vendor meal”.

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