The question of "do I really need a wedding videographer" crosses over the mind of every couple planning their wedding at least once. It's totally a valid question! Wedding photography & Videography is fricken expensive! Some people it just isn't an option, and that's totally okay!
After years of experience in the industry we've heard so many regrets from brides that not hiring a wedding videographer was by far one of their biggest regret with planning their wedding.
If you're still on the fence and are deciding whether you think it's a good investment, we've got 5 reasons why you NEED a Wedding Videographer to capture your wedding.
1. Save those memories!
Wedding videos are like your personal photo album, but way better. They show the story of the whole day in a cinematic format; preserving all those little things you can't photograph or capture. The best wedding videos make you feel like reliving your special day over and over again! Anniversaries will be even more magical when you get to watch your wedding film and reminisce about all the love you felt that day.
2. Your vows, toasts, sounds and music cannot be photographed
There’s nothing like hearing your spouse read their vows to you over and over again, you can see and hear the emotion that they were experiencing, it's truly magical! Your memories of your wedding day are priceless and you will want to remember how it all felt, the vows, the readings, the speeches and music take up a big part of that experience.
As both photographers and videographers, we know how hard it is to capture all of the emotions and details with just photography. Your photographer will capture great stills of your and your guests’ reactions, but you’ll never get another chance to see and hear your loved ones deliver those carefully crafted jokes unless you have it captured on film
3. Relive happy memories
Time passes by so quickly that weddings are usually something people end up remembering more in anecdotes than through emotions. Videos allow you to slow down time and live it in the present moment again, which is what life's really about! Watching your wedding video will give you a chance to reflect on how much has changed since then, where you are today... But most importantly it'll make you feel incredibly proud of what you've achieved!
4. Keepsake for family members
There are going to be people who couldn't be present at your wedding. Whether people are sick, they have work commitments that they aren't able to break or even if you have friends living overseas.
As much as you'd like every single one of your friends and Family at your wedding, sometimes it just doesn't work out that way. We've heard this so many times that it really speaks to us. Weddings are about celebrating the people you love the most in life, so why not include all of them in your own special day, no matter where they might be.
5. You're creating a Family Heirloom
Your wedding film will be a priceless heirloom that you can pass down to your children, they can pass down to their children, and so on and so on. The family that you might not have even thought of yet will get to see and know how you experienced the best day of your life in a much more real and personal way. Isn't that something to be excited about!
Those were our top 5 tips on why you NEED a Wedding Videographer. We hope you now know why we think its an awesome investment!
f you're still not sure, don't worry it's ok, everyone is entitled to their own opinion and we can respect that. We know some people may choose not to get a wedding video and that's totally fine by us, but if you are planning on getting one, lets make sure its the right decision.
It will be an awesome way for your future self (or kid) to look back at such a cherished memory in 20 or 30 years time.