can be just that. Fake in the sense that
their job is to help create a fun atmosphere and help to ensure the guests feel
special. This would easily fit into the concept of Mix and Mingle
Entertainment. Ice breaking Entertainment.
Value for money
It is important to ask if the client is getting value
for money. It is an idea that is rarely thought about. Most clients do not have
a good overall vision of what makes an event. They have surely been to events
and experienced them but in general it is not their area of expertise.
makes an event work and has it achieved its goals which are often implicit
rather than explicit. At say a birthday how will a client categorize their
event as a success. For each client it will be different but there are certain
universal values one can point to. At the end of the event is the client
feeling good about their party, are the guests feeling the same, are they
thinking about the party, remembering aspects of the party to tell their
friends ,have they a recording of the party and so forth.
What goes into achieving these results. The venue, the
décor, the food, the entertainment, the atmosphere etc.
So if we are talking about value for money where do fake
Paparazzi fit into this. It is important at the beginning of the event that the Fake
Paparazzi help guests feel like they are at a party, help to ensure that each
guest feels special and help to break the ice between guests who do not know
each other. These are the building blocks for creating a fun atmosphere.
Value for money really needs more than that. Fake Paparazzi
have cameras and it is a big loss if they don’t have cameras that are fit for
purpose and know how to use those cameras as well as know how to look for all
the decisive moments that go to create special memories. The skills of a
Professional Photographer, or an Event Photographer.
Cheap cameras or camera phones will record certain aspects
of a party but they will not be able on a consistent basis capture enough
of the decisive moments. For
example, at a birthday party there is the cake cutting moment. There is a
period of time when the cake is being cut but in that time there are only a few
instances when the photograph would be right. Let alone that the light would
show up the person and the cake in the best aspect. To take the decisive moment
takes both a skilled photographer and a professional camera and lighting
To get value for money the Fake Paparazzi must have the
quality of an experienced performer as well as the skills of a professional photographer.
The value for money aspect comes in the way the Fake Paparazzi or Spoof
Paparazzi can create atmosphere and create memories by recording the decisive
All of that makes the Fake Paparazzi/Spoof Paparazzi/Event
Photographer an essential element in what it takes to create a successful