(Closed) Did you get a videographer?

posted 8 years ago in Photos/Videos
  • poll: did you get a videographer?
    Yes- (was it that worth it?Is it worth doing everything i can to get money for video?)please explain : (6 votes)
    32 %
    NO didnt get one. (did you regret it?or are pictures god enough)please explain : (13 votes)
    68 %
  • Post # 3
    804 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I thought I didn’t want one – but after my best friends wedding she said she couldn’t remember ANYTHING about the ceremony and was so relieved that she had a video of it so she could watch it again. Now I’m kinda regretting that we didn’t get one – but my sister’s boyfriend is gonna video parts of the day for us and edit it for our wedding present – which makes me feel a bit better!

    Post # 4
    2781 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    We just asked DH’s Brother-In-Law to film the ceremony. I’m so glad we did as it was all a bit of a blur to the both of us. But Darling Husband is editing it himself.

    Post # 5
    169 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I really wanted to do away with a videographer– for the price range I was looking at, I realized that I’ll end up with something that looked like my uncle took them.

    In fact we already devoted the videographer budget to the photographer’s budget but then we realized that we don’t want to regret not getting a videographer so we just bit the bullet and booked.

    And yes, I read about some brides saying that the video was able to get some “details” that they’d otherwise forget.

    Post # 6
    1079 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    We are having a student I found on craigslist. His work is good he just needs to build a name and a portfolio.

    Post # 7
    11325 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Not in budget but I’m going to hand off 1-2 flipcams to some people to video the ceremony and toasts and first dance. 

    Post # 8
    3564 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I wish we could fit one in the  budget…but Fi doesn’t really see the need for it and he doesn’t think we’ll actually ever watch the video. 🙁 So no videographer for us…

    Post # 9
    4385 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    We can’t afford to have one, but I might ask a friend to video the ceremony at least!

    Post # 10
    2054 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I posted about this in an earlier post…but I am not married yet…but the one advice that married ladies have given me is to get a videographer…for most of them who didnt get one…that was their biggest regret. Its such a whirlwind of events that they really needed a recap of the night. So bit the bullet and hired one for $875

    Post # 11
    711 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I didnt get one and I am so regretting it. We just didnt have the budget for it, but now I am wishing we had moved some things around to get one. I really wish we had some video of that day, but thats just me.

    Post # 13
    247 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2011 - The Viceroy

    I just booked a videographer.  A recently married friend made me promise to hire one since she really regrets not having one at her wedding.

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