Why Should I have a Wedding Video?
Your wedding day will be a blur to you and
your parents. You plan the many details for
months, if not years, but your wedding day goes
by so fast that you will miss a large part of
A wedding video is like a "time machine". It
lets you relive your wedding day as often as you
like, anytime you like. As one of our
professional partners put it, "It let's you
attend your own wedding at your leisure without
the stresses and distractions of the day." It is
also a significant and important "living"
document for your families, your children, and
grandchildren. Some couples don't realize just
how important their wedding video will become
until they experience the loss of a loved one
that attended their wedding.
Wedding Video Options
There are a number of options for you to
capture your wedding on video.
Have a Friend Record your Wedding Video
with a Digital Camcorder
Some couples use
a friend or family member to videotape their wedding
day. Be careful, though, as we have heard numerous
stories of people running out of tape or
batteries, not shooting important activities,
and taking shaky or bad footage.
Using a friend
or relative can cause hard feelings and ruin
relationships if your video is poorly done or
not done at all. Also, that person can't enjoy
themselves at your wedding while they are
videotaping it. Be sure to set expectations
before the wedding as to what you want to have
recorded, and what kind of equipment will be
Professional Wedding Videographer
A professional wedding
video should tell the story of your wedding day.
Using creative camera work, a keen attention to
detail, and artistic editing using music, the
right blend of effects and transitions, the
professional wedding videographer
a video you will watch often and be proud to
Is a Wedding Video Important if I will have Wedding Photos?
Both your wedding photos and
your wedding video are of equal importance. You
can't frame your wedding video or carry it with
you in your purse or wallet to show a friend.
But, you can't hear your marriage vows, see a
tear as it rolls down your cheek, or relive the
sights, sounds, and emotions of your dad walking
you down the aisle or your first dance as
husband and wife by looking at a photograph.
wedding video is a movie of your wedding day, a
lasting memory that contains 30 pictures every second
and includes the timeless sites and sounds of every
important event that took place on your special day.
You can also
wedding video online or
your wedding video on a video iPod with family & friends who
missed your special day.
Photography and Wedding Videography are both artistic
expressions and vary from artist to artist. It
is important to view the work of each and meet
one-on-one with the person(s) that will be
producing your photographs and your wedding
video. Make sure that their style and
personalities match your expectations.
Do I Really Need a Wedding Video?
It's up to you. Your wedding day will only
happen once in your life. Don't regret not
having your precious memories preserved in a
wedding video that you can see and relive over and over.