My 15 Tips for choosing the right photographer
Back up equipment and a back up photographer?

Tip 13 - Does the photographer have a back up?

Make sure you discuss what happens if your photographer can't make your wedding for what ever reason.

Unlikely as it may seem and you can get insurance to cover it, some photographers have a back up photographer they can recommend that can stand in at the last minute.

And check the photogrpaher has two camera bodies, 2 lens and 2 flash guns, you can never be too sure!