FAQs and expert advice about videography

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Q. We're thinking of booking a videographer, but we're not sure what to look for. Do you have any tips?

A. Carl Habbershaw says: Whatever you do, don't book a videographer as an after-thought! The most common regret I hear from married couples is that they didn't have a wedding film. Instead, start by following social media pages, research websites, and identify the styles you enjoy watching. Look for consistency, emotion, and personality you like before reaching out, researching packages and costs before setting your budget. Most videographers cater for different budgets, and I often discuss bespoke packages to get the film couples want. You should also say what you want and be clear. If I know what you want and expect, I can tailor films accordingly – it's your film and should reflect who you are after all! Finally, be sure to organise a videographer early – we're in demand and get booked up quickly! It's definitely the case of the earlier the better, with your wedding film up there with booking venues and photographers

Carl Habbershaw, Six Eight Video