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Biggest Mistake Couples Make When Hiring a Wedding Videographer in Illinois

7.15.20

The team at Complete Weddings + Events in Central Illinois has seen thousands of weddings combined, and when it’s all said and done, we still hear from couples about how they would do things differently or the planning mistakes they wish they could go back and correct. We often hear about the biggest mistake couples make when hiring a wedding videographer in Illinois. It’s clear newlyweds are frustrated when a professional videographer was not hired, and their final footage is amatuer, when they intended for a quality video.

Biggest Mistake Couples Make When Hiring a Wedding Videographer in Illinois

Simply put, the biggest mistake couples admit is that they did not hire a professional videographer with wedding experience in Illinois to capture their big day. If you have high expectations for your final wedding film, not hiring a wedding videographer with experience is a risky choice.

Family Favor

Sometimes friends or family members are recruited or nominate themselves to film the day and save you money by filling in for a professional videographer. This is a kind gesture, but if they’ve never filmed a wedding, or have little experience with professional cameras, we suggest they should focus on simply enjoying your big day! While some of their raw videos can be entertaining and capture viewpoints from someone close to the couple, it may not produce the correct type of footage needed for a high-quality highlight reel you find professionals creating in the wedding industry. Plus, if they miss out on capturing your first kiss or film the vows out-of-focus, this favor is not worth the guilt they might feel in letting you down.

Professional Videographers

Behind every high-quality wedding, the film is a high-quality wedding videographer! Professional videographers have the right camera gear, knowledge on where to be during all the action, and a level of stealth to capture it all and hardly ever be in the way (or even noticed sometimes)! You will be so pleased with a professionally shot and edited video that you’ll want to rewatch and share it for years to come!

Waiting Too Long To Book

While booking your videographer might not be at the top of your wedding vendor list, ensuring you hire a Central Illinois videographer you love means you need to book them early enough to not miss out! You should begin your selection process for a videographer in Central Illinois six to nine months before your wedding date, or doesn’t hurt to look sooner if you have a busy weekend date! Contact us if you’d like to get a read on how busy your upcoming date seems to be, and to check on our availability!

Wedding Experts at Complete Weddings + Events in Illinois

At Complete Weddings + Events, our cinematography team specializes in weddings, so we understand the amount of work that goes into your big day, and the importance of capturing the small details without missing the big moments! You’ve come to the right place if you’re hiring a wedding videographer in Central Illinois, so contact us today to learn more about our videography packages best for your special day!

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Complete Weddings + Events Central Illinois, Springfield, Peoria, and Champaign’s leading provider of event and wedding photography, videography, lighting, coordinationDJ services & photo booth rental.

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