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The Wedding Video Handbook by Kirk Barber

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Chapter 11

The Reception

Now that the ceremony part of the day is over, it’s time to redirect our attention to preparing for and recording the reception. Let’s start by determining the equipment you’ll need for rest of the wedding day.

Equipment Needed

You should have the following items with you for the reception: camera; fully charged batteries for the camera; camera light; handheld microphone (wired or wireless); a pair of headphones; plenty of blank tape; and a wireless lav mic with transmitter, receiver, and fresh batteries.

Connecting with the DJ or Band

You should have already found out from your client whether they will be having a DJ or a band entertain their guests for the reception. Upon arriving at the reception site, try to locate ...

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