With any other jobs, photographers are paid for our time. The time that we spend behind the camera actually pressing on the shutter button is just fraction of the time spent for a shoot.
Let’s talk about a typical Chinese weddings.
Due to some Chinese believe that certain ceremony needs to be held at certain time, Chinese wedding ceremony can start as early as 4 am in the morning, to prepare, to dress up and all these needs to be or are expected to be documented.
In Chinese weddings, the groom often travels to the bride’s to pick up the bride. Then traveling back to the groom’s.