The wedding day is probably the most important day in anybody’s life. This is the day of formally acknowledging the happiness of spending one’s entire life with the person they love. It is a day of joy, wonder, sadness and mostly happy memories that would stay with them for the rest of their lives. To perfect all the moments on this important and joyous day, a wedding videographer performs quite an important job and his video becomes the most important source for the married couple to relive their best memories.
For aspiring wedding videographers, the main thing to remember is that the perfect video does not depend on the camera and the gear used, but on the videographer’s perspective and sense of direction. With the rising demand for wedding videography Adelaide it is imperative to understand what can make a lasting impression in the lives of newly-wed couples.
Communicating with the couple and the organizers
The very first step to shooting a great wedding video involves sitting down with the engaged couple and asking about what they want in their video – their likes and dislikes, any particular moment that needs to be focused on more, whether to capture the choreographed moments and scenes or the impromptu natural expressions and emotions of all the people at the wedding. Once the preferences of the couple are known, the next step is to get to know the venue, how the decorations and lightings would be so that the perfect spots for shooting the video from can be decided in advance. Finding out if there are any rules and regulations for photographers and videographers at the venue is also an important part of the preparation.
Packing light and being on the move
Once that ceremonies start, there is not even a moment of respite and one has to be always on their feet to capture every moment at the wedding. For this, it is essential to keep the gear light, generally the camera and two main lenses are enough to shoot the entire wedding day festivities in all its glory. Carrying extra batteries is a must as they might die at any moment and lacking extra ones is nothing short of an embarrassment.
Nobody likes a silent video
Audio plays a key role in videography. It is advisable to keep multiple sources open for recording audio as without that the video loses half of its charm and essence. If the camera does not support good audio, it is essential to set up different audio recorder all over the wedding venue to not lose out any sound during the shoot.
Capturing it all