This month our supplier of the month is Capital Content. We worked with Gary for a couple of projects in the last year, such as our Falling for Autumn photoshoot, The Packhouse wedding event and he created the video of our Bluebird Mint Cocktail.
Below are Gary's tips on Videography for your wedding day............. Lauren x
On the topic of my own wedding video, I made a mistake. This mistake was something I would regret for the rest of my (and my wife’s) life. To put it simply, I didn’t think about the video. I should have thought about video but truly, I had so much on my plate what with hosting friends and family and organising a wedding that it fell out of my list of priorities. Today we have a handful of mediocre photos and a regretful husband that didn’t capture his wife’s most important day of her life. My one saving grace was that I had hired a photographer to hide in the bushes of my local park where I was to propose. This event is rarely captured professionally so if you can engage a videographer or photographer then I would strongly recommend it.
Today, I run a video content agency called Capital Content based in Weybridge. We make video content for small business, corporate and the general public. That includes wedding videos. The way we approach a wedding video is the exact same way we approach content for businesses. It all starts with an objective and a budget. The questions you should ask yourself are:
What do you want to actually capture?
Do you want the entire ceremony, speeches and every event along the way so you have a full 8 hours archive of the entire day or do you want a highlight reel of everything that happened in a nice montage. The answer to this question is somewhere in the answer to the next: