I get it, photography is expensive so why not choose a cheaper solution? But, have you considered the implications of hiring a professional versus a cheap photographer? Let's break this down and see if I can't shine some light on this subject for you.
Deciding on a professional photographer for your special event can be very stressful and unpleasant, but it doesn't have to be. These events are the one time when people come together into one place. Whether you are the host or the event planner, the last thing you want to be doing during your special event is being all over the place with your phone, trying to chase special moments, smiles, conversations, while connecting with your guests.