After the wedding, all you've got would be the video and pictures. Nobody can be able to tell the big event as better as pictures and sound. You therefore really need to get photos that may capture the entire ceremony and restore all the joy and fun it had been about. It's insufficient to get a photographer to cover the event get more information. It is essential you will get one who will produce images and sound you can view later and feel satisfied about it.
Your choice of professional should take competence into account. Weddings are onetime events. If the photographer gets it wrong, you can't hold another one to correct the errors. For this reason, you will need to consider the competence of the person. He must have covered a lot of weddings of the exact same elegance. It is especially important that he has covered formal weddings.
You will need to take a peek at his previous samples. For pictures, you must examine the photos and their sequence. You will need to pay attention to anything that has been missed out or not done correctly. Did he capture everything so he could have inked better? Are the photos fuzzy or sharp? The videographer must provide good continuity. Everybody must look at the tape and then be able to follow the story. He must have assistants and multiple cameras so that because the bride exchange rings, he is able to capture the moment and that of the audience at the exact same time. Tune in to the sound of the video. Could it be off high quality? You will even need to look at the way the editing has been done. It must reflect professionalism.
Both videographer and the photographer must be taken to the wedding and reception halls one or more times before the big event happens to allow them to familiarize themselves with the venue and know where you can stand on that day. The visits will even let them know very well what equipment to bring. Lastly, provide them with a copy of the wedding program to allow them to know very well what event follows one other to allow them to able to organize to cover.