What Questions Should I Ask A Wedding Videographer?

Most couples, upon consulting with a potential videographer don't always know what important questions they should be asking their videographers.

This is extremely important, and can make the difference between a sloppy amateur video and one that is executed with talent and experience. 

Here are some MUST ASK questions every couple should know before booking any videographer.

  1. How long have you been shooting wedding and events?
  2. Do you have an educational background in filmmaking/camera operation/editing/audio?
  3. How many weddings have you shoot?
  4. Is your equipment up to date and regularly serviced?
  5. Do you have backups for as essential equipment? 
  6. Do you provide a detailed and comprehensive, legally binding contract?
  7. How many people are on your team?
  8. Can we view a completed wedding DVD?
  9. Are there any hidden costs for number of locations, travel or gas?
  10. Do you Use a lavalier microphone for long distance audio recording?
  11. Do you use digital recorders to retrieve audio from the DJ or halls audio system?
  12. DO YOU SHOOT IN HD!?

Avoid paying the total up front, request you only pay a deposit.

Posted on May 9, 2014 .