Do you pay for your wedding photographer to eat?

Lewis Breitenberg asked a question: Do you pay for your wedding photographer to eat?
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Date created: Mon, Mar 8, 2021 11:37 AM
Date updated: Wed, Jun 22, 2022 10:40 AM


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The answer is entirely up to you, you don't have too, however a lot of couples do, be it a full sit down meal at their table, or making sure a meal is provided away from everyone else.

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The couple are paying for you to be there for the day and from my point of view, they should not be paying extra for you to eat. I’m a grown up and I plan ahead and take lunch with me. The last thing I want to do is sit in the main wedding breakfast, I back up my images and have a break.

Do photographers eat at weddings? The short answer is yes, but it can vary so that you can ask your photographers in advance. Then, know what and when to provide meal for them.

Yes! You should plan to feed any wedding professional who will be there with you at the reception. This includes your photographer, videographer, DJ and band. The best way to broach the topic with your pros is to put it in the contract. Unless your vendor prefers otherwise, plan to give them a meal off the same menu as your guests.

Yes. count all your vendors as you should feed them at your wedding. youd hate for your photographer to leave to go get food just as your cutting the cake or something... lol. Thanks. I did not even conside my Video and Photographer.

You will definitely need to feed your wedding planner, photographer, videographer and band or DJ/emcee, plus their assistants.

photosbysarahbeth: Just read your article- as a wedding photographer it’s offensive that you would advise brides to withhold food from a vendor who works 8-12 hours on their feet and holds their memories on camera. Yes, it’s in my contract that I require a meal as sustenance, and no, a granola bar will not do.

You’ll need meals for your wedding planner, photographer, videographer, DJ or band, and any assistants. (You won’t, however, need to feed your florist, baker, or the ceremony musicians).

Removing your photographer from the action and putting them in another room over dinner means you won’t be getting photos of a lot of the awesome and random moments of a huge portion of your reception. If you absolutely have to put your photographer in another room during the course of dinner (for example, if the main room is already at max ...

Dietary restrictions pending, you should ideally feed your vendors the same meal you're serving your guests. When you're negotiating your budget and finalizing your head count, you can simply tell your caterer how many vendors you have to feed—everyone has different practices, but some will charge you less (or nothing) for the vendors' plates.

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