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Wedding Video? Is It Really Necessary?


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#21 ThisYearsGirl27

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    Posted 20 March 2014 - 05:59 PM

    Hi ladies, just wanted to update you all with our wedding video plan --  Since we are having a long wedding week in Ixtapa, Mexico, I decided to get the app and 5 camera package so all my out of town guests can capture pre-wedding fun stuff all over the resort, as well as the ceremony and reception.

     

    I especially wanted it because 20 of us are going spelunking and cave exploring as a post-wedding group activity,  and I know the footage from that is going to be PRICELESS :) 

     

    I know my wedding is on the bigger side, but I definitely recommend your check out the different WeddingMix packages because they have a variety of based on the size of your wedding. 



    #22 shan0487

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    • Wedding Date:November 23, 2012
    • Wedding Location:Sun Palace & Moon Palace- Cancun, MX
    • LocationSt Louis, MO

    Posted 21 March 2014 - 08:31 AM

    I love Ixtapa! What resort are you staying at?



    #23 ThisYearsGirl27

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      Posted 21 March 2014 - 08:33 AM

      Me too!! We are staying at the Capella Ixtapa :) 



      #24 shan0487

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      • Wedding Location:Sun Palace & Moon Palace- Cancun, MX
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      Posted 24 March 2014 - 05:37 AM

      How fun! Do you like the place?  My father in law always rents a condo when we stay there so I've never done the all- inclusive vacation in Ixtapa. 

      Me too!! We are staying at the Capella Ixtapa :)



      #25 forevertogether

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      • Wedding Date:January 7, 2015
      • Wedding Location:Gran Porto Real--Playa del Carmen

      Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:25 AM

      I agree that a wedding video is super important!!! We originally decided to have a family member record the ceremony, but after much consideration we decided to get a professional to do it... We just thought it was too great a memory to have a amateur video completed.  

       

      In my opinion it is worth the splurge IF you can afford it!!! We were willing to make cutbacks as necessary to fit it in our wedding budget!!



      #26 Nybride525

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      • Wedding Date:May 1, 2015
      • Wedding Location:Riviera Maya
      • LocationNew York

      Posted 03 June 2014 - 02:13 PM

      Mine is included with the package. We will be using an outside photographer and just let the resort do the video bc if it wasn't included I wouldn't bother with it....but I'll admit I kinda like the idea of having it

      Jamie


      #27 keezy

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      • Wedding Date:October 20, 2014
      • Wedding Location:Punta Cana
      • LocationToronto, Canada

      Posted 03 June 2014 - 10:52 PM

      Still debating on the cost for one. Was thinking about having someone from our group record the events to save $



      #28 stefadile

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      • Wedding Date:December 30, 2014
      • Wedding Location:Negril , Jamaica
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      Posted 04 June 2014 - 08:14 AM

      We decided not to have a video, its a big cost, for something we'll probably only watch a few times... I'm more of a photo person, I hate seeing and hearing myself played back on video!!!

      #29 TinkerSofi

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      • Wedding Date:August 13, 2015
      • Wedding Location:Azul Fives Playa del Carmen
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      Posted 06 June 2014 - 08:32 PM

      We originally thought the video was the least important part of the wedding. Then I found some old videos from when my brother and I were kids. These things were priceless! and that's when I realized that even though the pictures are nice, it's the videos that are so much fun to watch years down the road. I think in a way they're more special than the pictures. We decided to cut down on the pictures a bit and spend a little on a videographer :). I don't think we will regret it.



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      #30 cankem80

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      • Wedding Date:June 22, 2015
      • Wedding Location:Montego Bay Jamaica
      • LocationSt. Louis, Mo

      Posted 12 August 2014 - 10:05 AM

      I think u should because my is going to be out of state so I want my family back home to see it






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