Planning for your wedding with a photographer is similar to planning with a videographer – especially for our photographer-videographer team! We get to know you, your vendor squad, and your venue well before the day you say, “I do.” We value you!
Similar to the planning of your wedding, the getting ready process is naturally linked to both our videography and photography team and routine. We love focusing on the light in your getting ready room. Natural light is the secret sauce to our gorgeous photos and crisp footage. Your skin glows, your fine details pop, and we can play with all the layers of taking a good photo and amazing video. Please follow these guidelines for the ultimate getting ready video footage:
We suggest those tips for perfect getting ready footage, and we highly recommend setting aside special details so we can take pictures and video of important items right away.
Once you and your wedding party are ready, we’ll take you and your fiancé out separately to read vows and letters for an audio recording. We will scope a quiet place to take footage of you and to prep you for the ceremony. During your ceremony, usually one partner (whoever is wearing the suit) and the officiant will have tiny microphones hidden so we can record your entire wedding ceremony as well.
We always suggest the first look! For photography and videography purposes (and for your experiences!), it is an incredibly intimate and emotional moment we love to capture.
We are a photographer-videographer team, so while our photographer is taking family photos, the videographer has the freedom to take footage of other details and set up for the reception. We personally love family photos taken before the ceremony so our videographer can record video of the ceremony and reception without guests wandering around just yet. This also gives you the opportunity to enjoy your guests after the ceremony instead of hustling over for family portraits. More time with friends and family allows you to enjoy your day with ease – and we get more footage that way!
Finally the wedding ceremony! One of our favorite parts of our day, we have the honor to capture on film the moment you seal your union with vows and a kiss. Local weddings and weddings in the States give our photographer-videographer team the opportunity to travel with all our equipment! We can bring two or three cameras, our microphone equipment, and all our cords. Destination weddings to places like Jamaica, we usually bring one or two cameras, and if you’re getting married in Mexico, we’re only able to bring a single camera for videography purposes.
Now you’re married! We love taking video of all the festivities as your guests dance the night away. If you hire us for the entire day, you’ll receive not only a highlight video option, but you can opt for a full ceremony/reception film capturing the entire party so you don’t miss a thing!
Lastly, towards the end of your night, we will capture sunset footage and couples portraits, but also your exit from the venue. Your big farewell can be as dazzling or as low-key as you like! No matter what you plan for your sendoff, we will capture excellent video and photos to the end of your epic wedding day.
If you hire us for your special wedding celebration, we have the unique ability to capture photos and videos. The footage will seamlessly complement your style and personality, because we prepare and operate together to produce it. As a husband and wife power-team, we work really well together and communicate throughout your big day to cover every small or large detail. We can even do some shots twice: one for photo and one for video purposes. No matter what, we will capture everything during your special wedding day.
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