We have reached the tipping point. I was at a wedding last weekend with more cameras; disposable, digital, regular 35mm than people.
Skip the disposable cameras
Do the math and show your work!
(cost of the disposable camera) X (Number of Cameras)
(Number of Cameras) X (developing cost per Camera)
20 Cameras X $5 = $100.00
20 Cameras X $5 for Developing = $100
What if you took that $200 dollars and bought a cute fun digital camera that was easy to use?
You could spend a $150 on a camera. Get a card reader to get copies of everybody else’s pictures who comes to your wedding and brings a camera.
It’ll be the next hottest thing. The Card Reader Attendant!
I have actually helped a bride or two with this when it comes up. It’s very simple and the payoff is HUGE.
Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate cameras. I LOVE pictures. I adore great photographers. But the odds are you’re guests are bringing better quality cameras than the disposables and taking better pictures than you can get from a disposable.
And you could be taking better quality pictures with a camera that will survive the Bachelorette/Bachelor Parties, the showers, the rehearsal, the wedding, the honeymoon, the new house, the first born. (In which ever order you choose)
And don’t forget the extra memory card!
I have a tiny Sony Cybershot which I have used for all the pictures on my web pages. It is really simple to use. Simple to carry and convenient. If I ever see Bigfoot, odds on I will have a camera handy. The best part is that is has a fixed lens. So there is very little lag time between sliding open the cover and taking a picture.