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Fri, April 18, 2014

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Alexander

What are your standard payment terms?

New York, NY

50% is due upon your deciding to use me as your officiant. 50% is due the day of your wedding.

Answered by: Weddings by Bishop Sean J. Alexander, Ph.D.

Light

What is your event cancellation policy?

New York, NY

I require a $75 to $100 deposit, depending on the size of your wedding, which is nonrefundable if you cancel, but generally transferrable if you change your date.

Answered by: Wedded Your Way

Fleenor

Can guests view and order shots on-line? How soon will the photos be put on-line?

New York, NY

Yes, we use www.pictage.com for all images. They will be up online with 3-4 weeks of the wedding.

Answered by: JD Wedding Photo

Markham

What is your event cancellation policy?

New York, NY

We generally don't give refunds if cancelled 6 months before the wedding, although we will hold the credit which you can use at a later date or use for our other services.

Answered by: Celebrations of Tampa Bay

Goonen

What is your event cancellation policy?

New York, NY

I have no policy as an Officiant, since you pay me day of wedding. But as a Day of Wedding and Wedding/event planner we would have a contract and a $100 non refundable deposit and depending on reason

Answered by: Beachangel's Notary Weddings

Rumping

Can I keep the negatives? the proofs? Is there an extra charge for this service? How much?

New York, NY

If you decide to go with a proof book, yes, you get to keep all the proofs. If you decide to purchase a CD with a release, then, you have right to all the photos.

Answered by: Memories at Hand Photography

Goonen

What is the largest wedding or event you’ve managed?

New York, NY

Largest wedding was prob 400 people, and I helped bride as much as possible to keep her and family stressed out. I eve show up early to see if I can help Decorate, Event Managed fully from min 1 of co

Answered by: Beachangel's Notary Weddings

Light

What makes you different from other local wedding officiants? Why should someone hire you?

New York, NY

I am experienced and have a well-established business with a good reputuation in my local area. My clients give me positive feedback about my warm and calm demeanor and ability to create meaningful ce

Answered by: Wedded Your Way

Levin-Gorelick

What kind of pre-wedding counseling is required, if any?

New York, NY

There is none required, only as desired.

Answered by: Creative Ceremonies

Goldberg

What type of camera(s) do you use? Why did you choose this equipment?

New York, NY

I am presently using Sony VX2000s. They are extremely good in low light situations.

Answered by: That Video Guy/Allan Goldberg

Fleenor

How many weddings have you photographed?

New York, NY

Over 50 weddings.

Answered by: JD Wedding Photo

Nedelcu

How many months in advance do I need to reserve your services for my wedding date?

New York, NY

We recommend that all clients consider hiring a wedding planner atleast 6-12 months in advance.

Answered by: VOW Wedding Consulting

Jones

How would you describe your style -- cinematic, documentary, or a mix of both?

New York, NY

I shoot in a combination of documentary and cinematic styles. it often depends on the action, the location, and the mood of the event.

Answered by: Exodous Digital Productions

Goldberg

Is editing included in the standard package? If extra, how much is the cost?

New York, NY

Absolutely. Titles, transitions, special effects, added music, voiceovers, are all part of the standard editing.

Answered by: That Video Guy/Allan Goldberg

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