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Friend asked me to shoot his wedding for him...for $100.

 
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Feb 28, 2012 10:56 |  #31

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I've decided to not hold back. Shown below is a wonderful light bar I use for my budget minded weddings. As you can see it's based on suction cup technology, and can accommodate different lights for any mood. The wonderful touch I've since added was wrapping your lightbar with ribbon the color of the bridal party. I'm glad I could share this with my fellow budget minded wedding shooters. Feel free to incorporate this into your own setups.

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Feb 28, 2012 11:59 |  #32

Thanks! I'm thinking about a mono-pod attachment for above for my camera, or a 2nd price friendly broom stick mono-pod for the budget minded professional. I'm also toying with a tin foil reflector.




  
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Mar 24, 2012 02:09 |  #33

Y'all are hilarious.


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Mar 25, 2012 22:38 |  #34

I just agreed to a $200 wedding.
But this is one of my best friends so I don't mind all the work that goes into it. The huge discount is kind of like my gift to them!


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Mar 26, 2012 08:41 |  #35

How is the DR of this rig :)


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Mar 26, 2012 09:05 |  #36

I know a couple people around here that were shooting with cheap point n shoots for weddings, now they both got Canon XS's. They both think they are pro photographers, neither has any backups of any equipment or batteries. I keep telling them one day the will be in big trouble, but you can't fix stupid. Both only shoot jpeg and green box mode. They use piknic and picassa for their edits. There specialty to cover up bad photos is to throw borders and text or other effects to give them extra pop.




  
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Mar 26, 2012 10:06 |  #37

this is such a great thread, can't believe we don't have a "like" button on this forum!!

classic hahaha


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Mar 26, 2012 20:41 |  #38

Is there a fb page for wedding packages yet?




  
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Apr 13, 2012 01:09 |  #39

This thread is hilarious : D


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Apr 13, 2012 16:16 |  #40

my last friend who asked me to shoot their wedding still signed a contract. I cut them a few hundred off of our normal price, b/c they didn't want a book or engagement shoot...

...and my "gift" to them was to make sure to ROCK the wedding.


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May 02, 2012 08:17 |  #41

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Bring extra AA batteries. It's what the pros do!

This thread is funny as %&#$.

I would add n note to the bottom of the invitation stating "If you would like your photo taken for this special event please bring a 4 pack of AA's and put them on your table.


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May 20, 2012 21:21 |  #42

Today I was approached by an acquaintance who asked me if I would be interested in shooting her sister's wedding. Before she could get into any details I told her I don't do weddings and recommended a friend whose work is solid.

Next thing she is telling me that the budget is $3000... For the entire wedding.

Conversation then leads to "Well you have a nice camera" and "you can shoot it for free!"

I simply repeated my original statement, sorry don't do weddings.


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May 27, 2012 11:48 |  #43

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You're both nuts. Weddings are serious events. Where's your backup equipment?

I like that one. The next time someone wants for me to shoot for cheap, I will show them this picture. I will let them know that this is what a small amount of money gets them.


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Jun 22, 2012 09:39 |  #44

It's important to dress for success.

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Jun 22, 2012 10:12 |  #45

Chet wrote in post #14615935 (external link)
It's important to dress for success.

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First off, you really should tuck in your shirt. Second, you're missing your clip-on tie.


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