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Most of us consider ourselves animal lovers.  Arriving in an elegant horse pulled carriage, walking down the aisle with a cute llama, and releasing snowy white doves at the ceremony sounds like an animal lover’s dream wedding.  Although using animals in weddings is currently trending, the use of elephants, horses, camels, and other animals has […]

Dove Releases and Other Animal Abuse at Weddings

Education, Personal

Animals at Weddings - White Dove

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I didn’t set out to become a wedding videographer. How I became a wedding videographer is an interesting story. In 2010 YouTube was becoming increasingly popular. I had a background as a musician, comedian, actor, and educator. I had a consumer grade Sony camcorder and editing software, and had experience making family videos and sketches […]

How I Became a Wedding Videographer

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Education, Personal

I filmed my first wedding in 2010 with two Canon XHA1 camcorders, a set of wireless mics, and a bunch of DIY support gear my roommate helped me build.  It’s incredible how far technology has come since then.  Not only has the wedding videography equipment gotten more advanced (hello drones), it’s gotten smaller and cheaper. […]

My Favorite Wedding Videography Equipment 2020

Wedding Videography Equipment For Cinematic Wedding Films