So you have a birthday event coming up. Or perhaps a business function. Or maybe a concert that you worked so hard for. The budget’s ready and almost all details are set. And then you sit down, peruse your budget one more time and realize that you have not tapped a photographer to cover your event yet. You figure perhaps you can just do the documenting tasks yourself or maybe a friend or a relative can take snapshots all throughout the event. Less expenses, less hassles. Or so you thought.
This is usually the biggest mistake that every event organizer tend to commit. They do not set aside budget in order to hire a professional event photographer. They usually think that professional event photographers only mean additional expenses for a task that they think they can just do on their own. They usually think that hiring professional event photographers will mean additional headaches, additional people to feed, additional people to deal with, additional people to tend to, additional equipment. Truth be told, while some of these can be true, hiring a professional event photographer will mean peace of mind, quality and, really, less worries and hassles. Still not convinced? Here are some reasons why it is extremely necessary for you to leave the photography hobbyist role for a bit and instead hire a professional event photographer for any special occasion: