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THE SUNSHINE STATE Florida has the advantage of being one of the few states where you can get married almost year round.  Some times are more ideal than others, but you can find sunshine all 12 months of the year.  During the winter you don’t have to worry about freezing temperatures, ice, and snow. Wedding […]

When is Wedding Season in Florida (Best Months and Times)?

Education

Wedding Season in Florida - Flamingos

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As you search for a videographer for your big day, you might be researching what wedding videography costs. You may have seen a large snippet at the top of Google from Thumbtack that claims the average cost for wedding videography is $1200-$1500. This is very misleading. You have to first understand that these figures are […]

Wedding Videography Costs – How Much are the Prices and Why

Education

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Education

If you’ve been a wedding videographer for any length of time, the list of essential items you take to weddings continually expands.  This is not just to cover contingencies, but to also give you more comfort during the day.  Here are 6 wedding videography tips for items you should bring to every wedding. I’ve compiled […]

6 Wedding Videography Tips For Wedding Videographers

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Most engaged couples at the beginning of their wedding journey choose a venue, planner, and photographer. The decision to hire a wedding videographer often gets pushed down the priority list and is not considered a must-have. If you’re asking yourself, should I get a wedding videographer, I’ll provide some arguments for and against. MISCONCEPTIONS One […]

Should I Get a Wedding Videographer, Pros and Cons

Education

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Most of us consider ourselves animal lovers.  Arriving in an elegant horse pulled carriage, walking down the aisle with a cute llama, and releasing snowy white doves at the ceremony sounds like an animal lover’s dream wedding.  Although using animals in weddings is currently trending, the use of elephants, horses, camels, and other animals has […]

Dove Releases and Other Animal Abuse at Weddings

Education, Personal

Animals at Weddings - White Dove

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Education

Being a business owner requires me to stay on top of many tasks like updating my website, tax accounting, marketing, never mind actually shooting and editing weddings! In the current era it’s great to know we have refined tools that automate and systematize tasks so I can work on my business instead of in my […]

How I Use Dubsado In My Wedding Business For Maximum Productivity

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It’s hard to believe that wedding scams are a thing, but there are indeed people looking to take advantage of vulnerable couples. There are different scams for different services, like online bridal shops selling fake designer dresses, but I will focus primarily on my area of expertise, videography. Your wedding is one of the most […]

Wedding Scams – How to Spot and Avoid Shady Videographers

Education

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You want the best wedding video possible, right? In this guide I will give you on the day wedding tips to help you get just that. I’ve broken up the guide into 3 sections: pre-ceremony, ceremony, and post-ceremony. Each section contains 5 tips. You’ll want to make sure your videographer is doing these things, so […]

15 Tips To Have The Best Cinematic Wedding Video!

Education

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Education

It takes a lot of work to Start a Wedding Business. Taking care of all the aspects of the business requires wearing many hats. As much as I’d love to claim credit for all the success I’ve achieved, I wouldn’t be where I am today without the mentors who took me under their wing.  Self-education […]

Start a Wedding Business and Make 6 Figures a Year!

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