The 2011 Wedding Season is here, and we’ve got several weddings under our belt so far. We’ll be adding clips from those weddings to the blog very soon, so come back soon to check them out.
Many brides decide that they only need still photos to document their wedding, and don’t bother to go for a video. Oftentimes they regret it, because their stills don’t really allow them to re-live the day to its fullest.
Let me use the recent Royal Wedding as an example. Still photos – both formals and candids from the ceremony – have been shown on TV news, online, and in newspapers, and they’re beautiful. But a host of TV networks – CNN, Fox, TLC, and others – have re-run video highlights over and over again, and the public hasn’t tired of watching them! Why? Because video allows you to BE THERE, to experience the excitement, the majesty, and the romance over and over again: to hear the music, to see the processional, to hear the vows.
It’s the same with your wedding. Your wedding video will allow you to experience your wedding day as often as you wish: now, on your first anniversary, your 25th, whenever. And it will allow your children, and even your grandchildren, to be present on your wedding day.
Digital Keepsakes creates wedding videos that are worthy of a prince and princess. Well, we don’t exactly have 60 cameras to devote to the occasion, but we can use as many as six if you’d like. And our audio will pick up every word of the vows and every note of the choir flawlessly. We can even put a camera inside your carriage as you travel from the ceremony to the reception.
For a romantic, memorable wedding video, call Digital Keepsakes.
Chrissy and Jeff were married at Harbison Chapel at Grove City College, and their reception was held at Shakespeare’s Restaurant and Pub in Ellwood City, PA. We covered their ceremony with three cameras to catch the solemnity of the wedding service, and used two cameras to cover the photo shoot and reception. This is the highlights segment of their wedding video.
Deidre and Jason honeymooned in Jamaica, and had us make a video montage of their photos, rather than have us do a standard “growing up” montage for them.
The montage was part of their package, but we’re happy to produce montages for any package, or for any occasion.
Even though we’re based in the Pittsburgh area, we’re happy to travel far and wide to shoot your wedding. Over the years we’ve gone as far as Grove City, Somerset, Johnstown, Washington, and Oglebay in Wheeling, West Virginia, Cleveland, Ohio, and Portland, Oregon, to produce great videos.
So, if you think you’re too far away to have a Digital Keepsakes wedding video, think again. Give us a call at 412.462.5966 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oh…and if you’re planning a destination wedding, we’d be happy to shoot that in glorious high definition, too!
We shot Chrissy and Jeff’s wedding a few years ago at Harbison Chapel at Grove City College. We were able to put a camera in the robing room, just off the chancel, and got this spectacular shot of Chrissy’s vows. The flawless audio was picked up by a wireless microphone that Jeff was wearing.
Gina and Bob were married on October 9, 2010, at Epiphany Church in Pittsburgh, and their reception was at LeMont on Mount Washington.
After the ceremony and some pictures at the church, the Bridal Party went to the warehouse district on Pittsburgh’s South Side. There, Edward Coll and Dawn Derbyshire of The Sky’s the Limit Photography took some super shots. We got some terrific video of those moments between the poses.
The contrast between the industrial setting and the formal attire made great photos, and great video, too.
Kelli Burns served as Entertainment Coordinator at the reception, and did her usual superb job of keeping the music flowing and the guests entertained and engaged.
Nativa and Brian are great baseball fans, so what better place to get married than at PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The ceremony was held outdoors on the Club Level, and the reception took place in the Lexus Club. Photos were taken in the Pirates dugout and on the field. The wedding took place on October 10, 2010 – 10.10.10.
With the couple’s OK, we submitted their video to the “10.10.10: One Day on Earth” Global Film Project. This project aims to document events that took place on 10.10.10. all around the world. Thousands of entries were submitted, and Nativa and Brian’s Wedding made the cut! We’ve sent all the raw footage to project headquarters in Santa Monica, and we hope to see excerpts in the final film when its finished later this year.
The video was shot by Mary Carol Gigliotti and myself, and was edited by Chris Ivey.
Happy Valentine’s Day and congratulations to all those couples that got engaged today.
Planning your wedding is a lot of fun, but does take a lot of work, too, when it comes to deciding what vendors to use. Digital Keepsakes is offering a free photo montage with their wedding video package to all couples who tell us they got engaged on Valentine’s Day 2011.
How will you remember your Wedding Day? Some couples rely on their memories, and the snapshots taken by family members. Others use top-notch wedding photographers to take portrait and candid shots throughout the day.
These are great mementos of your wedding day, but these methods capture only an instant in time. Will you be able to tie that instant to the instants before and after it? What about the sounds?
A growing number of couples are realizing that the most complete way to remember their wedding day is to have a wedding video. A video is the only way to capture the sights, the sounds, the emotions, the guest reactions, and more. And unlike an album that can be put away after a while and almost forgotten, a video is on a format that we’re all familiar with, and use often: a DVD.
Think about it: how else are you able to actually see yourself march down the aisle to your processional music, or hear your vows over and over again? And how else will your children be able to witness the beginning of their family history?
At Digital Keepsakes, we’re in the business of making memories last forever.