Hire a professional photographer or DJ for your wedding day
Hire a professional photographer or DJ for your wedding day.
Never hire a friend instead of a pro. Regardless of whether your friend used to be a great DJ in college or was the designated photographer during events, you can only be assured of quality work when you get a professional. Your friend is supposed to be doing nothing more than celebrating on your big day. Furthermore, it would be hard to hold them accountable for any shortcomings especially if the agreement was just by word of mouth.
Avoid using a friend for any of your professional wedding tasks. Of course, if your friend is a professional then you have a better option.
We all know someone who is an amateur photographer or DJ. This is fine for a small event or family day out, but on your special day this maybe a huge mistake. You get only one chance to get your wedding photographs right. You need to spend money on a professional photographer.
It does not matter if he/she comes recommended. “HIRE A PROFESSIONAL”. Your album will love you for it.
Regarding hiring your wedding DJ, you should hire a DJ that is fun and easy to work with. Flexibility in music will set the tone of the event. You need to be able to instruct a DJ if you require a certain music style or if the music’s too loud. This can prove to be a lot easier to do with a hired professional. In all aspects of organizing a wedding it is much easier to deal with a hired stranger than offend a volunteering friend.
The point is to have fun and bond with your friends and family. Our advice it to think through any decisions you make with regards to hiring a wedding photographer or wedding DJ.