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#61 TammyB

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    Posted 27 July 2007 - 08:44 PM

    I ended up tipping Juan, only because he ended up sticking around for an extra 1/2 hour to take some pics of our toast. But I don't think it was expected, in fact Cain said when he gave it to him he was completely thrown off by it..

    #62 gkashmira

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      Posted 27 July 2007 - 09:10 PM

      Originally Posted by raisinblur
      Are you suppose to tip your wedding photographer? If so, how much?

      I'm also having engagement photos done and my photographer is charging a separate fee for this session. Do I need to give her a tip for this first? And then give her another tip after she does my wedding?

      Thanks in advance!
      We did not tip our photographer.

      I did however tip our videographers - marci & Enrique - because they stayed later than they had to to get the bouquet toss and Marci was so supportive the whole day before and night of.
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      #63 robindepaula

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        Posted 27 July 2007 - 10:10 PM

        As a photographer myself, I never expect tips from my clients. I do like it when I receive a thank you for the hard work in the form of a card, testimonial, etc.

        #64 foxytv

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          Posted 27 July 2007 - 11:19 PM

          Good post and good response. Good to know!!!

          #65 RiuBride2b

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            Posted 28 July 2007 - 12:10 AM

            I think tipping is not necessary but depending how things work the day of our wedding, a tip may be worth it along with a thank you card!!!

            #66 TammyWright


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            Posted 28 July 2007 - 12:50 AM

            no tipping..yes to the testimonials...

            i tried to tip my videographer and he flat out refused...so i asked if i could at least tip his assistant and he agreed to that

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            #67 raisinblur

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              Posted 28 July 2007 - 01:33 AM

              Definitely good to know, thanks! I like the idea of the thank you card and small gift.

              #68 nancylou7

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                Posted 22 February 2008 - 12:23 PM

                Hello everyone
                Just wondering if people are going to be tipping the WC and waiter etc. or are they bringing gifts??

                #69 Jenn

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                  Posted 22 February 2008 - 12:31 PM

                  This topic has been discussed before... here are a few links


                  I personally tipped everyone, no gifts :)

                  #70 nancylou7

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                    Posted 22 February 2008 - 12:49 PM

                    Thanks for the links, I will go through them

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