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January 2014 • Wedding Guide — 3
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206 S. Broad St.Kalida, OH 45853
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Hand in Hand
By: Shawn Hickman
any couples decide that they would like to have their wedding day captured on video but many have fears that it will be too obtrusive. Providing that they take care to select the right video com-pany, they will find that their fears were completely unfounded and that they didn’t notice their videographer at all. A professional videographer will be unobtrusive and will fit in with you and your guests – they won’t try to take-over your day. Levels in videographers vary considerably; it is therefore essential that you request to see a show-reel of their work. This will give a good indication of the picture and sound quality, technical ability, edit-ing and filming styles. However, make sure that the show-reel is the work of the videographer who will be filming your wedding. It is also a good idea to see letters of thanks/reference from previous custom-ers, this will show you how they fitted in with the wedding party and guests. Check if the videographer is a member of a registered trade associa-tion like the IOV (Institute of Videography) or the APV (Association of Professional Videomakers). Most trade associations request the member to pass an assessment, and they are only certified if they have reached the required standard in both filming and editing. Good videographers are sought after. It is therefore advisable to book early (about one year in advance) to ensure that you get the videogra-pher you want. To avoid any confusion, always get written confirma-tion of your booking confirming the date and time of your wedding. A good wedding video will provide you with a treasured memory of your special day to be watched by generations to come.