Mike Concannon wedding photographer / videographer,
Athenry Road, Loughrea, Co. Galway.
Tel. 0858838786 and 091 847777
Frequently Asked Questions
How will I receive my video?
.On 3 x USB memory sticks (and on DVD if required)
On-Line video streaming, (password protected)
On-Line Downloadable file, share with all of your guests
Also, a Short 10 minute,Cinematic Hi-Lights film willl be supplied on the along with the full production
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
Hold an Oxford Board qualification in photography.
Trained under Terry Walsh, a senior cameraman/ producer for the BBC.
I moved to Ireland in 1999 and have been working here in Ireland
filming weddings ever since.
Is there a travel fee if my wedding is far away?
For 95% of weddings there is no travel charge.
But if your ceremony or the reception location, is more than 100km
from Loughrea, then travel is charged for at 0.50 cents per km, there
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
Filming at the brides house
This is included at no extra charge.
If your house is a reasonable distance from
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
I do like to film at the house but I like to leave
the house in time to be at the church, well in
advance of the ceremony, to film the guests and
the groomsmen arriving and all of the pre-
wedding fun that you would otherwise not see!
What's Your Style, Cinematic Or Documentary?
My main style is documentary, and most couples realise that it is documentary that they want after reading this......
click here to see the difference
But I also include a short "HI-Lites" film
I find that couples like the idea of the shorter production, cinematic style, but don't want to lose out on the full story of the day, (documentary style).
Do you refund deposits if I cancel?
If you want to re schedule your wedding for another
date, that is no problem, providing that your new date
Deposits are fully refundable, should unforeseen
circumstances mean that your plans change.
Mike Concannon L.M.P.A.
Wedding Video, Loughrea, Co. Galway