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Things that Count when Searching for a Denver Wedding Videographer

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Weddings are rare events in a person’s life. They mark a dramatic shift from one aspect of life to another. Due to the nature of emotions attached to weddings, most couples take time to invest in memories. In most cases, photographs take the center stage. However, what we need to appreciate is the fact that photographs may fail to capture a given element of a wedding. As such, we recommend videos to help in capturing the spirit and magic of the wedding. All Digital Photo and Video Denver wedding videographers will always come in handy when you need these services. Before searching for a Denver wedding videographer, it is important to check on the following things.

Previous experience: you do not want your videos to be of low quality on your wedding day. You would like to carry the wedding experience with you till your later years. As such, having a rough time viewing your wedding video can be quite frustrating. In this case, make sure that you get information regarding the Denver wedding videographer’s experience. This will give you a glimpse of the quality they offer.

The cost of producing a wedding video: since there are many wedding videographers in Denver, make sure that you approach each Denver wedding videographer at a time. This will give you an opportunity to gauge their rates. Remember, quality comes at a cost. However, you should not water down the quality of your wedding video because of the cost implications. Make sure you establish whether the Denver wedding videographer has a variety of packages that will meet your budget.

The equipment: you can always gauge the quality of work depending on the equipment at the disposal of a Denver wedding videographer. It is advisable to take your time and visit some of the offices and find out the type of equipment that is at the disposal of a Denver wedding photographer. Actually, this will give you a glimpse of what to expect during your wedding.

References: one of the important questions that you should consider asking is whether the Denver wedding photographer has any references. In this case, are there people who can comfortably refer you to the services of the wedding videographer? If you do not have one, you can always pose an abrupt question to the Denver wedding videographer whether he can refer you to some of the previous clients. If he can comfortably do that, then chances are that you have a good videographer at your disposal.

The terms and conditions: apart from the cost implications of hiring a Denver wedding videographer, you should also take time to find out other terms and conditions. Some of these terms and conditions include flexibility in case the wedding runs late, how many people are going to be available during the wedding, the duration it is going to take before the wedding video is actually out, among others. Some of these aspects should be addressed in a contract. As such, make sure that the terms resonate with your expectations before your big day.

Just Jerky : The Complete Guide to Making It Review

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In my quest to learn about all things jerky, I came across this book by Mary Bell, titled Just Jerky: The Complete Guide to Making It. Let me tell you what! This book is a treat unlike any recipe book I’ve read in awhile.

Mary Bell is an interesting character. In the introduction section of the book, she explains how she used to be a vegan, and then one day her child wanted to eat meat.

What did this lady do? Did she drive down to Walmart and buy a package of ground up or sliced up meat? Heck no!

The self-reliance aspect of the skill of drying and preserving meat became immediately clear in this story Mary told in the beginning of the book. She actually went out and learned how to hunt so that she could procure her own meat. What a woman!

The recipes in this book are fantastic. I’ve adapted many of them and have made them my own, and I haven’t found a better foundation for solid jerky recipes than what I found in this book.

There’s also a good holistic explanation of jerky and its origins. She delves into making it with meat, non-meat, all sorts of ingredients. There’s even a part in the book that grossed out my kids – where she talks about making blood jerky (it entails using EVERY part of the cow, including its blood).

Where did I find it?

On Amazon of course. I feel like I’m shopping here more than I do locally anymore :)

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