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Old October 2nd, 2006, 01:59 AM   #1
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What questions to ask? (interviewing)

Hi! Just wanna ask what are the usual questions you ask when interviewing people from the events like wedding, inaguration, band, concert etc. thanks!
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Old October 2nd, 2006, 05:13 AM   #2
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I don't, but that is a personal preference. If I want to get a few words from someone, I just tell them to say something to the couple like best wishes etcetera. For pre-bridal interviews of the couple, I just ask them to say "hi" and tell their spouse-to-be what they are thinking/feeling right now.

Does that help? I haven't had much luck with interviews at receptions. People are either too shy or too drunk. I don't seem to be able to find people in between the extremes that cause useless footage.
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Old October 2nd, 2006, 05:53 AM   #3
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found this somewhere online..
i have no idea and take no credit for it.
Theres a little more to it, but i honestly dont have teh source for this..

I dont use it myself, as im more of a conversationalist... and by the time im doing interviews, i know more about their wedding than they do...
if you know about reception venues and phtographers, its always an idea to bring these up by name, and offer a copy to them. this gives them free Kudos and but its always a good way to get the ball rolling...

Pre-Ceremony (Bride and Groom)
1. How did you meet?
2. What were your first impressions of him/her?
3. Tell me about your proposal.
4. What is your message to your fiancé/fiancée on your wedding day?

Bride's Questions
1. Did your wedding go as planned? How so?
2. Did you feel nervous before the ceremony?
3. Was it special having your bridesmaids there?
4. How did you feel walking down the aisle? Were you nervous? Was your dad/mom?
5. When you looked into his eyes during the vows, what were you feeling?
6. Do you have any special memories about exchanging rings?
7. Your first kiss... what were your feelings?
8. How was the reception? How was the DJ/band?
9. Your first dance at the reception...why did you pick that song? Is it special to you? Were you aware of everyone watching you or was it just the two of you alone?
10. What was it like dancing with your dad? Did you talk?
11. Tell me about the cake-cutting.
12. When you threw your bouquet, were you aiming at anyone?
13. If there is one thing you know you'll never forget about your wedding day, what would it be?

Groom's Questions
1. Did your wedding go as planned? How so?
2. Did you feel nervous before the ceremony?
3. Was it special having your groomsmen there?
4. How did you feel when you first saw your bride coming down the isle?
5. When you looked into her eyes during the vows, what you were feeling?
6. Any special memories about exchanging rings?
7. "You may kiss the bride"...what were your feelings when you heard that?
8. How was the reception? How was the DJ/band?
9. How did it feel to dance with your wife for the first time?
10. Tell me about the cake cutting. Were you neat?
11. When you threw the garter, were you aiming at anyone?
12. With all the expense and hassle of a big wedding celebration, why go
through all this?



Like i said, i have no idea where this is from and i dunno if its copywritten.. ive had it as a text file on my system now for about 3 years (yes my systems ARE that old.. lol) so i have no idea and take no reponsibility
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