(Closed) We no longer have a photographer…

posted 6 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 1900

Wow, you’re taking this a LOT better than I would be!

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

@MapleMoose:  I second that!

@alicia1745:  I’m glad you’re taking it well – you will be able to find someone else. Maybe check around on Craigslist? Did she at least have a decent reason why not??

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1993

You are allowed to rant a lot longer!!! Is she giving you back her deposit(better be!) and any kind of compensation or recommendation for another photog? I’m so sorry you have to deal with this so close to the wedding!

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@MapleMoose:  I second that. I would be a complete mess right now. Did she say why she couldn’t shoot your wedding? Could she recommend anyone else who would be able to do it?

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

Oh no! So unprofessional to email you with just that and not include a recommendation.

Did she give an explanation?

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

When you get a minute to breathe, I’d call her immediately and firmly demand your deposit back. If you’re on a small budget, you’ll really need it back quickly. You could also call and ask her if she has any recommendations – a phone call is always quicker than email!

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@alicia1745:  I would for sure ask her for a reccomendation, but on the other hand do you want a reccomendation from someone so unprofessional?

I hope you’re able to find someone soon. Why not ask on the “local” page for your area?

Good luck!

Post # 13
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Bumble bee

I think you can definitely find someone to do it for around $1800 or less. I can’t believe your photog did that to you so close to your wedding that’s just awful 🙁 But I agree with your attitude, because there’s nothing you can do and no need wasting time stressing about it because it can’t be changed (at least that’s what I would hope to do, but I’d probably be on the floor in a puddle of my own tears lol). You poor thing, I am sending huge positive vibes that things fall into place and you find someone you love within your budget!! 🙂

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I hope you find someone =) You are taking this rather well!!! We were in a similar situation with our original photographer, and I went crazy! I started emailing EVERY photographer that I could get a hold of! Most of them were severly out of my price range, but I asked for referrals from them! That’s how we landed our photographer–good luck in your search!

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Oh, that’s terrible! I’m so sorry to hear that. I hope one of the photographers you emailed is free and can do it! Best of luck with everything!

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I booked this guy, who is in FL 2 months before my wedding because we changed our mind on photographers. We really liked him.

http://www.matthewrphoto.com/

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