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Memories in motion

Posted: Thursday, Apr. 02, 2009

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You will find that a wedding video can be the most sentimental way to relive your wedding day. It will give you the opportunity to experience parts of your wedding day that you might have forgotten or not even seen.

Imagine not only the sights of the day being captured forever, but the sounds and feelings as well. Your wedding video will take you back again and again to that special day. It will serve as a wonderful part of anniversary celebrations in years to come and delight future generations.

Today, couples are using their wedding videos not only as personal mementos, but also as gifts to their parents and out-of-town family and friends who were not able to attend the wedding.

Because wedding videos play such an important role in preserving your memories, it is important you take special care in selecting a professional videographer.

As is true for other wedding professionals, many videographers are booked a year or more in advance. It is important to begin your search early for a quality videographer. Allow as much time as you would for the selection of your photographer and no less than six months if possible.

The quality of videos varies greatly, as do costs. Prices generally range from $700 for a basic video to over $3000 for a high-end video. Just as you would not price shop for a selection of wedding gowns without seeing them first, it is wise not to price shop videographers without seeing the actual footage. It is important to see a videographerÂ’s work so you can evaluate the quality you receive for the price.

Most videographers offer packages. Coverage time and feature options can be adjusted to fit your budget. To prevent misunderstandings, complete and sign a contract agreement with the videographer you select.

A wedding video can be one of the most exciting and moving ways to document the beginning of your life together as a married couple. ItÂ’s worth the time it takes to evaluate your selection of a professional videographer, and invest in the best.

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