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    Golden opportunity

    I just had a conversation with a booming wedding videographer.
    He's doing big things in the area and seems to like some of my work.
    If your going to dream, Dream Big!

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    cool, yeah those prices are pretty standard for weddings, people who charge like a couple hundred are basically pricing themselves out of business and/or provide pretty sub-standard results.

    sounds like a good opportunity though, second shooting is a great learning experience without taking on the responsibilities of the business owner (legalities, contracts, delinquent payment recovery, etc)...you definitely won't earn as much as a second shooter, usually just a flat couple hundred or a percentage of the overall cost or something. but hey, its a paying gig, sounds like fun...

    if you do start second shooting, make sure you understand the business contract, you don't want to be in breech of it by posting shots on here or facebook or something if that sort of thing is written into the contract explicitly.
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    Thanks justin
    Yea I won't post any photos up unless they have been approved by the photographer and wedding party.
    I want the experience more than the money. Money would be a bonus.
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    yeah totally, and we'd love to see pics you take, but I just don't want it to cause issues.
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    Yup. I'm going to try and got out shooting with him, just random shooting not a wedding
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    right on, sounds cool
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