(Closed) Vendor backed out 5 months before our wedding. Cue the hysterics.

posted 6 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
7587 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

@Legallyblondiebride: Yikes! Plus you’re getting married in June! I’d be freaking out.

Post # 4
4653 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Legallyblondiebride: ((HUGS)) I dont know what to tell you but just start looking for a another photog. Best of luck!

Post # 5
3773 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 1999

Maybe your photgrapher can recommend someone. WHat did your contract say would happen if they couldn’t make it on the wedding date, who would be their backup? Sorry you are going through this so close to your big day, but atleast you have 5 months yet!

Post # 7
5075 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

Everything is going to work out!!  You might want to post on your local board here or on the Knot for recs as well.

Post # 9
107 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I just booked my photog the other day for my Sept wedding and LOTS and LOTS of photogs were availible. In fact, only one person did not have our date. Don’t worry about it. You will be fine

Post # 10
319 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

@Legallyblondiebride: I planned my whole wedding in barely over three months and was able to find all of the appropriate vendors even within our tight budget! Don’t worry, you’ll be fine. Just take a deep breath and carry on. Chin up lady ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 11
7609 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

That sounds very stressful, but we just booked our photographer for our June wedding very recently!  You WILL find someone, and hopefully the price will be at least close to what you already had.  That does suck…..but good luck!

Post # 12
3773 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 1999

@Legallyblondiebride: Sorry that she couldn’t be more helpful. Good luck in your search,  I am sure you will find someone great!

Post # 13
2494 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I started planning a week ago and found not just one, but TWO photographers that would work for us, also in an area where people are hard to come by. It’s stressful, but it could have been much, much worse.

Post # 14
4803 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’m sorry this is happening, but you’ll get through it, it’ll be okay! Our officiant cancelled a WEEK before our wedding while I was at work and I nearly had a meltdown. I would explain your plight to the other photographers when you contact them, I’m sure they’ll be sympathetic and do their best to help. Do you have a coordinator or wedding planner? Even though mine was technically only a day of coordinator she was still very helpful in helping me find a new one.

Post # 15
573 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

No helpful comments, just HUGS! It will all work out. ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Post # 16
3799 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

oh…we are getting married in june and dont have a photog booked yet….lots of places i have contacted still have june dates open.

You will seriously be fine. Can you extend the search to a city or two outside of where you are? Just do a wider search and you will find someone. Promise!

I’m sorry you are going through this!! ๐Ÿ™ I would be really upset too if a vendor backed out after I had them booked.

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