Im a big believer in booking a professional for anything you are doing, for example you wouldn't go to your next door neighbour to pop your dislocated shoulder back in, would you?
When you’re planning a wedding there are several areas you can save costs, such as downgrading the wedding cake, opting for a simpler dress or exploring different catering options.
Many times I have been asked "why are wedding photographers so expensive?", a couple from Singapore booked a full bridal package which included a photographer, a photographer that was non negotiable, they could not choose from a selection. Unfortunately for the couple their "pro" photographer was nothing like a Pro, badly timed shots, un flattering shots, and just down right badly processed photos, have now ruined what should have been, one of the most amazing days of their lives!!
Read more here, Newlyweds’ Terrible ‘Professional’ Wedding Images Go Viral