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Wedding party intros – yay or nay?

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Do you plan on introducing the whole wedding party?

When we asked our wedding planning experts if they thought introducing the whole wedding party was a good idea, they mostly said no. However, The DJ Firm says it can be a really fun party starter… if you don’t go overboard.

How about DJ Eric’s opinion on managing the couples’ names AND finding a song for each couple?

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Do you plan on introducing the whole wedding party?

When we asked our wedding planning experts if they thought introducing the whole wedding party was a good idea, they mostly said no. However, The DJ Firm says it can be a really fun party starter… if you don’t go overboard.

How about DJ Eric’s opinion on managing the couples’ names AND finding a song for each couple?

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    Robin Sloan, The Uncorked ProjectVerifiedRobin Sloan, The Uncorked Project

    Get ready for an unpopular opinion... I vote to skip the FULL wedding party intros. It can be a big hassle (and time suck) to organize them after cocktail hour, like herding (drunk) cats! If you have a big wedding party it can take a really long time for your guests to be sitting there. My favorite intro is when the DJ/Band Leader plays a fun song an intros the wedding party as one big group~ let them all dance their way in together. A party starter and much easier to manage.

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    Robin Sloan, The Uncorked ProjectVerifiedRobin Sloan, The Uncorked Project

    I have been asked this so many times... does the wedding industry inflate prices when they hear it's a wedding?

    Here is my honest answer (as a former wedding photographer)... NO. Did I charge more for a wedding than a 50th birthday party or a family portrait session? Yes, absolutely. I charged A LOT more for a wedding.

    Was I taking advantage of the emotional sell? Absolutely not.

    The main reasons I charged more for a wedding were: the unseen amount of work involved in the 12+ months leading up to the wedding, the skill level needed on the day, the INTENSE pressure to create perfect "portfolio level work" no matter what the reality of the situation- but mostly it is to compensate for the time AFTER the wedding in post production.

    Little known fact about wedding photography - the real job is sitting at a computer editing photos. Photographers spend many hours behind the computer carefully selecting and editing photos. They make adjustments, crop, and adjust colors to ensure each image it's best. Don't forget the time it takes for batching, renaming, importing, exporting and uploading the photos and preparing them for delivery.

    Do you think this justifies why photographers charge more for weddings than for other types of shoots?

    AvatarCody Pettengill

    Couldn’t agree more! And on the videography side its an absolute ton of data + editing discipline.

    Its a double sided coin- weddings are extremely high pressure but also high reward when we nail it.

    Our products (photo video) in particular are the only thing that genuinely will last forever . Having fun and ALSO nailing the product is worth the price of entry and frankly more.

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