Switzerland – our one-year anniversary

Switzerland - our one-year anniversary
What a difference a year can make! I cannot believe that it’s been that long since The Wilsons moved to Switzerland. It was initially planned to be a six-month adventure. My husband James would take a secondment with his work, the boys would attend the local village school and I’d mostly spend the six months editing before the filming season was due to kick off aga[...]

Day in the life of a Swiss destination wedding videographer

Day in the life of a Swiss destination wedding videographer
As an international destination wedding videographer in Switzerland, almost every wedding I film consists of crossing borders, a spot of lingustic fun and discovering the most amazing venues. My last wedding of the 2017 summer season was typical of that and so I kept a diary along the way. Friday Mid-Morning 'Left for France'…. a far cry from turn 'Left for Manch[...]

Winter weddings in Switzerland: a videographer’s top tips

Winter weddings in Switzerland: a videographer’s top tips
There’s something rather magical and glamorous about weddings in Switzerland during the winter months… picture a blanket of snow, snowflakes falling and a roaring log fire inside to keep everyone warm. Chapels and exclusive venues in snow-capped mountains, frozen lakes or ice igloos - Switzerland’s amazing scenery makes the perfect backdrop for any wedding. We’v[...]

Choosing your wedding film camera: For the right reasons

Choosing your wedding film camera: For the right reasons
If I had a pound for every time a fellow videographer asked me what camera kit I use to film weddings... well, you know the rest of this saying. The thing is. As long as you have solid, proven, broadcast quality cameras giving you the image and look you like, it really doesn’t matter all that much… it really is what you do with them that counts. I have only ever[...]

Filming the wedding of Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho

Filming the wedding of Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho
'Dreamy', 'Magical', 'Lavish' and 'Fairy-tale' - just some of the words that have been used in social media and various online publications over the last 48 hours to describe the wedding of celebrity doctors Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho. After a 12-year relationship, the couple proved to their millions of fans that love conquers all as they formally tied the knot in a[...]

Wedding videography trends – and how couples can help

Wedding videography trends - and how couples can help
We've had a fine selection of truly amazing weddings this year so far and learnt some valuable new lessons in the art of being a wedding videographer. This year, more than any before, we've witnessed a slew of trends that directly influence how a videographer will capture the wedding day. So, it feels only right that we should share our tips with those couples-t[...]

10 years on… but no wedding film memories

10 years on... but no wedding film memories
Regrets? I have a few… mainly not having a wedding videographer capture my day. On 25 August 2007 I got married to my now, very patient husband James. Today is our ten year anniversary. Back then I knew nothing of the wedding industry. I was working at BBC Look North as a broadcaster so I went into wedding planning with much the same experience that most of my c[...]

10 reasons for a wedding in Switzerland

10 reasons for a wedding in Switzerland
Having lived in Switzerland from autumn last year I have discovered some amazing reasons why Switzerland is the perfect location for a destination wedding. Living in Switzerland has meant I am now in touch with many Swiss wedding venues and suppliers here and I wanted to share some of the places I have discovered in the past eight months in this amazing country. [...]

What I really think about drones at weddings …

What I really think about drones at weddings …
Thinking about hiring a drone for your wedding? Then, work out if you really need one and then decide the best way to have one… So what do you think about wedding drones? Recent stories in the press have given these flying filming machines a bad name. Near misses with airplanes, amateurs filming in inappropriate places and there was even the wedding where the groom[...]

Story Of Your Day’s Wedding Bucket List

Story Of Your Day’s Wedding Bucket List
Doing something new and different always sparks creativity and inspiration. Which is why we recently jotted down our own perfect bucket list – 5 dream wedding locations we’d like to shoot at. It’s probably akin to places that most people would like to visit – those places that just feel so magical, mind-blowing or otherworldly. But as a wedding videographer, the[...]