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Standard Wedding Package

£575 - The standard wedding package includes: With your camera work and our editing skill. Your wedding video will be great

A great You Do The Shoot package supplying you with everything you need to shoot your great DIY wedding video.

 

  1. 2 Panasonic SD900, the best pro-consumer camcorder on the market
  2. 4 days hire
  3. 8 hours of recording time. Recorded on to internal memory so no tapes to worry about
  4. Spare batteries
  5. 2 tripods
  6. 2 carry cases for your camcorders
  7. Online tutorial and shot list
  8. Guaranteed delivery and collection to anywhere in the UK
  9. Your footage fully edited within 14 days
  10. Full insurance

 

Plus 5 completely finished, professionally edited packaged DVD’s and a desktop version so you are able to make additional copy's with chapters such as:

 

  1. Your best bits
  2. The ceremony
  3. The speeches
  4. Graphics
  5. Freeze frames name titles special effects and rolling credits
  6. Your choice of music
  7. A stills photo montage taken from your footage and added to the end of your video
  8. A down loadable wed friendly version of your DVD to post on Youtube or Facebook or to make extra copy's
  9. Unedited footage provided on request

 

Standard wedding video package

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Standard Package + Cameraman

£650 - Our recommend packageGet the best of BOTH worlds for your big day? Why not have a standard package plus a professional wedding videographer.

A stress free wedding video

With this package we aim to give you the best of both worlds. The charm and spontaneity of the DIY wedding video. Using all the great footage you have shot combined with the expertise of a professional videographer.

Who on arriving at your wedding, will supervise and direct your filmers as part of his crew. Giving you three cameras filming your wedding day. Producing a high end look and total coverage With this package, nothing is missed.

We are the only video company in the UK offering this service.

 

  1. 2 Panasonic SD900one of the best pro-consumer camcorder on the market
  2. 4 days hire
  3. 8 hours of recording time. Recorded on to internal memory so no tapes to worry about
  4. Spare batteries
  5. 2 tripods
  6. 2 carry cases for your camcorders
  7. Online tutorial and shot list
  8. Guaranteed delivery and collection to anywhere in the UK
  9. Your footage fully edited within 28 days or before
  10. Full insurance
  11. Professional Cameraman for 4 hours*(travel expenses outside the m25 are not included in the package price)

 

Plus 5 completely finished, professionally edited packaged DVD’s and a desktop version so you are able to make additional copy's with chapters such as:

 

  1. Your best bits
  2. The ceremony
  3. The speeches
  4. Graphics
  5. Freeze frames name titles special effects and rolling credits
  6. Your choice of music
  7. A stills photo montage taken from your footage and added to the end of your video
  8. A down loadable wed friendly version of your DVD to post on Youtube or Facebook or to make extra copy's
  9. Unedited footage provided on request

 

Standard wedding video package plus cameraman

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Preview Wedding Package

£250 - The preview package includes:Review your wedding video first.

This package allows you to review your wedding footage and decide. Whether to edit the footage yourself, or to upgrade for an additional £250 and have us do the job for you. A great DIY wdding video option. With the preview package, you will be provided with:

 

  1. 2 Panasonic SD900one of the best pro-consumer camcorder on the market
  2. 4 days hire
  3. 7 hours of recording time. Recorded on to internal memory so no tapes to worry about
  4. Spare batteries
  5. 2 tripods
  6. 2 carry cases for your camcorders
  7. Online tutorial and shot list
  8. Guaranteed delivery and collection to anywhere in the UK
  9. Your footage fully edited within 28 days or before
  10. Full insurance

 

Wedding preview wedding package

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Edit Only Package

£325 - The edit only packageUse your own camers to shoot your wedding video

With this package you have the option of shooting your wedding video on your own cameras, We will then send you an external hard drive onto which you download your footage. We collect the hard drive and edit your video to the same specifcation as our package videos. A great DIY wedding video option.

5 completely finished, professionally edited packaged DVD’s and a desktop version so you are able to make additional copys, with chapters such as:

 

  1. Your best bits
  2. The ceremony
  3. The speeches
  4. Graphics
  5. Freeze frames name titles special effects and rolling credits
  6. Your choice of music
  7. A stills photo montage taken from your footage
  8. A downloadable, web friendly version of your DVD to post on Youtube or Facebook
  9. Unedited footage provided on request

 

Edit only wedding video package

YOU DO THE SHOOT TIPS to make an even better DIY wedding video

Hi Guys lots of cool tips helping you film your own wedding like a pro

How to make your DIY wedding video even more AWESOME

One quick tip .... get the guests to leave a message for the couple, using the flip screen on the camera,  that way they can see themselves while they're filming the  message....nice tip I recon

a video version of a selfie ..a selfie .Great Results guaranteed, and they hold the camera nice and close to their face which is always funsmiley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O-iCRjPbn8

 

Best bits of advice is whilst filming

1: people are compelled to move the camera around far to much. So try to avoid zooming and try to keep the camcorder still. This one bit of advice will make a huge difference to your footage. For example during the ceremony keep the camcorder fixed on the bride and groom. avoid swinging the camcorder between the couple the vicar and the guests.

2: Whoever is doing the filming, try to get them to engage with the people they are filming.(obviously not during the ceremony hehe)
Or in other words. Talk to the people you are filming, while you are filming them.

3: Multiple angles....It's a simple thing,  when you shoot a static things, say someone getting their make up done. Shoot that same thing from different angles. This adds interest and gives the impression of multiple cameras

 

Addressing your filming concerns

The main concern people have regarding filming the wedding themselves is this

Will my friends film the important bits.

Ok so the important bit are theses...The ceremony, confetti throwing and speeches that what you would pay a huge amount for a pro to film

The simple way to avoid any errors when these  parts of  the day are being  filmed is this make sure you have both cameras filming these particular bits.

That way if one dose make a mistake the other will have it covered

 

Your Filmer

A good choice for a filmer is someone who id naturally out going and funny. Best not to choose someone who is shy

It's also good to pick someone who will know a lot of the people at your event

Tell them to talk to your guests or interact with them. they could ask them to do something funny for instance dance like Micheal Jackson, recite you favorite line from a movie do an impersonation of the groom, whatever the idea is to bring people out of there shells.  Ask them to use their imagination.
Or in other words. Talk to the people you are filming, while you are filming them and have fun.

Good position for the ceremony shoot

3: When filming the ceremony try to place yourself behind the vicar or at least parallel with him. Or put another way, place yourself so the couple getting married are facing you during the ceremony. This way you will get to film the bride and grooms faces during the ceremony.

If this position is not feasible, then try to get a seat near the front for the ceremony on the aisle side ( see attachment camcorder  position )

When ever possible  make sure at least on camcorder is positioned slightly  behind and  to the left of the person doing the ceremony this way you will always capture the bride, as they are always positioned to the right of the person conducting the ceremony ( see attachment )

 

Good Audio

4:If someone  wants to leave a message for the couple to the camera while you are filming, or has something specific to say and you the filmer are in a noisy environment, get as close to the person who is speaking as possible. Make sure the camcorder is not zoomed at all and get as close as possible without the footage looking ridiculous.

This will make a massive difference to the audio you will hear the person talking clearly and and the background noise will be...well background noise and unobtrusive

On the same subject when you film the speeches  make sure you are not to far away from the speakers.

Between 10 and 20 feet if fine. This will assure good clear audio

Questions for the guest

Obviously ask whatever you like but theses questions always seem to get a good response

What is your favorite thing about ...insert name

What is your favorite memory...insert name

would you like to leave... insert names... a message it can be anything

Speeches

Ideally you will shoot the speeches with both Cameras

One camera, the main should remain fixed on the speaker at all time preferably on a tripod

The other camera can be more free and shoot the speaker and also reaction from the audience, especially the bride and groom

It's also important that you get good quality audio with the speeches

If the speaker is not using a microphone the its important that the main camera is relatively close to him say between 15-20 feet

Alternatively  if he is using a microphone position yourself relatively close to the PA speakers he is using

 

Velfie

Video selfie

Flip the  camcorder screen around and let people do a video selfie......... always guaranteed hilarious results

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O-iCRjPbn8

Lights

Remember to use those lights in the evening they make a massive difference and also remember you  can just their brightness like with  a dimmer switch. They don't always have to be on full.... having them set just on 50% will make a big difference to your footage and be less obtrusive to the guests

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej6optSD1T8

 

Camcorder Buttons

 A quick visual guide of what buttons to avoid on the camcorder  ( see attachment )

Although not a disaster, it's best if you don't press the buttons on the camcorder shown in the attachment

We also cover the buttons that should not be pressed with tape

It is Also unnecessary to turn the camcorder on and off during the day

Just close the screen and the camcorder goes into sleep mode, so uses very little power

 

If in doubt check the photographer out

OK this last bit of advice is priceless.... If in doubt see what the photographer is doing

Essentially you are doing the same job just with different mediums and the photographer will have had a lot of experience and know where to be and when

If you stick close to the photographer without getting in their way

 

Film your own wedding super detailed tip

Action shot: indicates the movement in the
video, to be honest something to be avoided in most cases... could be the objects' movement, camera
movement, or both; often used in reference to
"good TV" as opposed to static shoot,
sometimes considered as a "boring TV"...Film your own wedding baby

Film your own wedding top tip

Stay on your subject whatever or whoever you're filming... make a mental note to stay on them for at LEAST 5 seconds keeping the camera  perfectly still ...no camera movement what so ever

to often people will flit around and move off the the subject before they have finished what they are doing

 

Film your own wedding shot list

This is just a guide
to help you remember what you may want to film.The most
important thing is that the process is enjoyable and a lot of
fun.
The Bride's Preparations
Travel to the location where the Bride is getting ready. Film her
having her hair and make-up done, capturing any pre-wedding
nerves. If the bridesmaids are also present capture them as they
too get ready.

Film your own wedding like a inspired genius

 

Film your own wedding super tip

Film loads of stuff don't worry about it being any good, just follow our instructions and keep filming let us work out what's good

Film your own wedding positioning tip

When ever possible try to make sure the light is behind you

This mainly apply when indoors ...so basically if you can, when someone you want to film is  standing infront of a window on a sunny day...try not to film them so you are filming into the sunny window

this creates a silhouette of the person and make it hard to see them.

film your own wedding and film it a lot
film your own wedding and film it a lot

 

Film your own wedding shooting tip 3

The Bride’s Preparations
obviously you’re  going to be  where the Bride is getting ready. Film her
having her hair and make-up done, capturing any pre-wedding
nerves. If the bridesmaids are also present capture them as they
too get ready.this is an opportunity have some real fun. And to be honest where some of the best footage is captured.


Initially your mates maybe a little self conscious with you sticking a camcorder in their, face so start off easy. Get them arriving and being greeted, thats always a nice moment ..As the morning moves on they will become more relaxed with being filmed.

And unaware that’s its even happening …Have a laugh with them, after all that’s the whole point… they are your mates and your not a stranger …That’s what makes our videos great. So muck around play with the camcorder pass it around basically have a hoot. Get them to have a dance if music is playing. Or get them to do something that is unique to them.

It can be anything, twisting their tongue in strange way for example. …I know this might sound crazy, but believe me when I say this is what its all about, capturing the personality’s of the people that are there. And you and your friends are the best people to do that ..

lastly get people to leave a short message for the bride. If possible somewhere quite and out of the way so it a nice surprise when she watches it back…and good place to start this is with the question what do you want to say to ( brides name ) that leaves it nice and open. check out our other reviews and our other posts this was a Film your own wedding shooting tip

 

Film your own wedding tip 4

It's less about asking the people ypu are filming laods of inane questions  (apart from asking the bride and groom how they are feeling) and much more about  filming how peopel are interacting with each other ...thats's where the gold is...the point being you don't need to make somthing happen when you are filming, just film what actaully is happeneing thats all ypu need to do

film your own wedding zen

 

Film your own wedding Zen
Film your own wedding Zen

 

Film your own wedding the grooms prep

 Remember these  guys are your mates, so its up to you to get them at their best.

which is too say their most relaxed and natural.

Becasue fundimantally that's what makes theses videos unique, The fact is no matter how good a professional videographer  is they will never have that one edge you've got, the people you are filming are your mates,.

don't make a big deal out of the filming process just have a laugh and before too long they will forget its even happening.

Basically your job is to make a mini documentary so film everything and

imagine the camcorder is a sleeping baby  that you don't want to wake ...make everything slow and smooth and you will be on to a winner.

 

Film your own wedding the smile super tip

everyone looks great when they are smiling so make them smile when you film them ... that's all you have to do :)

 

Film your own wedding super tip "what do I film"

Somtimes the person filming is unsure if he or she should be filming a particular moment ...the rule of thumbs is, if there is any display of emotion then film it

 

film your own wedding like a don

Film your own wedding super tip the party

Film your own wedding super tip the party

The end of the night shenanigans is one of the very best times to shoot you are virtually guaranteed to get some fab footage. conversely it's defiantly one of the worst time to set the camcorder on a tripod, put it in record and just leave it there for an hour, inevitably you will get an hour footage showing  peoples backs.

If you just take 15 mins at the height of the night and get in among everyone, who by now are usually very merry you will get some priceless footage the couple will love you for it  and then you are done and can enjoy the festivity's

Film your own wedding after party
Film your own wedding after party