In the previous post, I said:
"I'm just pointing out so far, those in the West who pay big money will usually have a very nice wedding with all those stuffs I mentioned."
The "big money" refers to money paid to the photographer.
It is common sense that there will be rich people everywhere who can and will pay big money to have very grand weddings. So I wasn't emphasizing on this point.
The point I have been reiterating many times is that, you pay big money to the photographer (I mean really big money) your wedding is probably gonna be a blast -- posh and grand or at least, very formal. That's culturally and situation-dependent.
Another point that I have not mentioned is that, you must also understand the mindset of locals here. (Which actually, if you think long enough, is very much culturally dependent, and we come back in full circle again.) We want something "value for money". We know if photographer A has raised his price by an exorbitant x amount, we can easily find the same or even better photographer B. So we won't go to photographer A. And there are many photographer B's around. It's the market that you can't fight against.
Note also that good memories recorded in camera do not necessarily equate with excellent photographers which some seem to imply.
My colleague's father is the director of a big bank and his wife comes from a freaking rich family with more than 4 luxurious cars including a Porsche. On their wedding day here, they didn't employ a so-called "high-end" photographer which they easily could have. (Goodness, they could have easily gotten the world's highest paid photographers if they had wanted to!) The results were reasonably good, they liked the photos, case closed. Those are good memories for them.