Would you hire a photographer shooting with M + adapter + EF/S lens for your wedding?
Failing to see the fundamental of M could end up in a long discussion
I'd hire a photographer who could deliver good results, and wouldn't worry about what equipment they use to do it.
Put it another way: would you hire a photographer who didn't have proper contingency plans? My big Canon is a 5D mark II and if it were to fail at an event, the M would still work with all my lenses and flashes. My previous backup was a 30D, and that's all it was good for. The M is great as an everyday carry camera (it's always in my bag) and for traveling. I'd be totally comfortable using it as a backup/second body.
I thought we are talking about gear?
I wouldn't trust any photographer, unless I see their works and gear. I WILL NOT hire a photographer shooting with M in my wedding(i hope my wife and kids not reading thread)
Don't expect everyone on dance floor to stop, so you can get focus. About the groom and bride walking the aisle? About bride throwing bouquet? You think the M focus is fast enough for those moments?
I expect pro shooter at least in FF + L lenses, that's why they get pay big bucks.
Just don't show up at wedding with 3ti or M + kit lenses and charge less, just to earn business. How often you see that?
Let be realistic here. The M is fun to carry around due to small size. Adding that EF, EF-S, or L would take away "The Fundamental of this Camera".
What about a 1DIV? Would you prefer a 1DIV to a 5DC? Or even a 5D2? What about a 6D? Or would you prefer the 1DIV?
I would relax and enjoy my wedding day. Your paying the professional, let him/her worry about his/her tools.
What do you want? Pics as per the portfolio that sold you? Or a schlong hanging competition?
If I booked a photographer, explained my requirements, and paid them a wedge and the pics weren't what I'd been led to expect, I would kneecap him. He could keep the wedge, and he could show them to anybody who asked why he was taking photos from crutches. I don't care so much about the pictures, just about folk thinking they can take a rise. It wouldn't happen though because they would be well vetted.
But I wouldn't worry about him on my wedding day. One of the very least important things on the day. In fact I would regard even the 10 minute slot they had for pics between the service and meal an inconvenience.
Folk have lost sight of what weddings are all about. It's not about brinksmanship, or out doing your pals expensive flatpack wedding. its about making a vow, dressing up, having a drink and a laugh. We have no gift list (we are self sufficient financially and have cohabited for 5 years, anything we need we've got already) leave your weans at the creche for the service thanks. We don't usually listen to classical music, so we won't have any thanks. Lets have some pulp instead. Some Kaiser Cheifs. I regard Kilts as an english invention, a bastardisation of Sir Walter Scotts best intentions, so I won't be wearing one, but I appreciate that my friends wear them as if they mean something (they don't), have spent a lot of money on them, and well they do look quite smart, so wear them if you like.
I like 70's cars, so a Granda Coupe, or Citroen DS would be great.
And photos. Yawn. If you must. I know the old folks like to have them. 10 minutes slot. Bang bang bang. See you in two weeks with the proofs.
Wedding photographers have to come up with all this wacky stuff to stand out. It's all a big con, and it has the potential to ruin your day. A good wedding photographer will get it right, and you'll pay for the privilege. I can drive my car, I don't tell the bus driver how to do his job or what bus to use.