Mike Concannon wedding photographer / videographer,
Athenry Road, Loughrea, Co. Galway.
Tel. 0858838786 and 091 847777
Mike Concannon L.M.P.A.
Wedding Video, Loughrea, Co. Galway


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Frequently Asked Questions
How will I receive the video?

1. You will be given a ultra high quality USB memory stick that you can play on  your computer or smart TV.
          (You can copy this and share it with your friends)
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             2. PLUS... Six DVDs to share with family & friends.
How Long Will It Take For My Video To Be Ready?

Your video will be edited and the USB and DVDs will be posted to you within one month after your wedding.
What type of training/experience have you?

I have photographed and videoed over 1000 weddings over the past 25 years.
I did my formal training at Bournville College Of Art in Birmingham.
Hold an Oxford Board qualification in photography.
Served my time under Terry Walsh, a seniorcameraman/ producer for the
BBC, in Moseley, Birmingham.
I moved to Ireland in 1999 and have been working here filming weddings ever
since.
Is there a travel fee if my wedding is very far away?

My price is low to start with, so if your wedding location is over one hour
drive from Loughrea, according to Google Maps (directions) , then there will
be a travel fee of 50 cents per km driven on the day.
Dont assume that all videographers are all the same.
Here are afew questions to ask.

Experience...What year did you start filming weddings = 1984

How long have you been trading as a wedding videographer from your present
                                                                                    premises = 16 years

Are you professionally qualified or did you just pick it up as you went along
                                                                  = Oxford Board, Photography

Will you be relaxed and confident at my wedding, do you know how to use your
gear without looking at it and will you know what's going to happen instinctively
Experience, how many weddings have you attended professionally = 1000+


What precautions do you take in case of equipment failure on the day,
what type of backup camera do you carry with you in case
your main camera breaks down is it a lesser quality than your main camera
                                                                              = It's a Sony EX also

Do you keep a second car taxed and insured in case your main car shows signs of possible problems in the days leading up to a wedding = yes

Do you treat the sound recording with the same level of importance as the video, by using radio mikes and quality senheisser microphones = yes

Have you  been assessed by a professional organization and have you been accepted as a member of that organization at member level or at a higher level
Yes Master Photographers Association, Licenciate Level
Your price seems very reasonable, why?

People at the top of their profession usually charge top price right?
I used to when I was younger, but these days I have less bills to pay, the
mortgage is paid, the kids are all through school and I don't need as much as
I used to.
As a matter of fact, my price is less than it was in 2004!




FILMING AT THE BRIDES HOUSE
There is no extra charge for this and I am happy to include this for
you, if it is practical, if your house is within a short distance from
church..
Some brides want filming at the house, some brides don't, and want
this to be their own private time before the wedding with only the
photographer.
I can film at the house as long as I can get away in time to be at the
church, and film the guests and the groomsmen arriving, and all of
the pre-wedding fun that the bride would otherwise not see!
What's Your Style, Cinematic Or Documentary?

My style is documentary, and most couples realise that it is documentary that they want after reading this......
                                                                           click here to see the difference
Mike Concannon,  Athenry Road,  Loughrea,  Co. Galway,  H62 D798
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