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 on a shoot.

Let’s talk about typ­i­cal Chi­nese weddings.

Alex Foo & Lilian Heng Tea Ceremony

Due to some Chi­nese believe that cer­tain cer­e­mo­ny needs to be held at a 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.