Guidelines for Hiring a Professional Wedding Videographer in San Diego
Documenting the awesomeness of your wedding through videography is key if you want to look back on your big day through more than just photography or memories you've mentally captured. While hiring a videographer may require stretching the budget a little more, our couples that have taken the leap have said it is worth every penny! Even if your guests have nice cameras to capture bits and pieces of the wedding, leave it up to a professional to shoot the formalities of the wedding day!
Choosing a Wedding Videographer in San Diego can be challenging but also exciting. Certain steps must to be taken to ensure you are making the right decision. Follow our essential tips and advice below to find the right one for you!
- Choose A Budget -
It is important to review your budget with your fiance prior to researching videographers so you can focus your time and energy on those that meet your criteria. Be realistic, but also honest with the videographer about your budget, what you are looking for, the amount of coverage plus what is important and not important to you. After, let the videographer take the lead in explaining the services offered.
- Check Out Videos Produced by the Videographer -
Check out as many videos as possible to see the different styles the videographer can produce and the range of weddings they do. A good videographer can adapt to any wedding theme and environment. Make sure to read reviews on popular wedding sites such as: Yelp, Wedding Wire, The Knot, etc.
Don't hesitate to ask your wedding planner for advice!
- Meet the Videographer in Person -
An in-person meeting with the Professional Wedding Videographer in San Diego is the best way to determine if it is a good fit. It is truly important to get a sense of their personality and style. After all, you will be spending the entire day with your Photo + Video team so make sure you get along, enjoy their company and that everyone is on the same page! Describe exactly what you are expecting for the video, but also be flexible by letting the professional have creative freedom (their style is what initially attracted you to them in the first place, right?!).
Check out some of our latest wedding videos at some of our favorite venues:
Wedding Video at Aviation Vineyards in Temecula, CA
Wedding Video at Grand Tradition Estate, Fallbrook, CA.
Need a wedding coordinator for you big day ? You're in luck! Willmus Weddings offers wedding coordination and work together seamlessly as a husband-and-wife team. Contact our San Diego Wedding Planner for more info.