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The Wedding Video Handbook by Kirk Barber

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Chapter 8

Preproduction Planning

Now that you’ve booked the client, you’ll have some planning to do over the next several months. One of your top priorities will be to find another camera operator or two, depending on the package you’ve sold.

Locating Additional Camera Operators

Unless you were able to afford two cameras, you’ll need to find a camera operator who owns their own camera. If you don’t already know a professional videographer who has a camera, you may consider joining your local videographer association and attending their meetings. Through this network, you should be able to find competent camera operators to help you document the event. I recommend seeing samples of their work before you hire them, if possible. Ask for references; ...

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