Swinton Park – a Yorkshire Wedding

Swinton Park - a Yorkshire Wedding
Our recent ‘real wedding’ blog post was brought to you from Switzerland, the place where I live and where Story Of Your Day’s studios are based - so I thought this week I would share with you a wedding from my previous home, Yorkshire in the UK. Swinton Park Estate is one of my very favourite wedding venues in the UK and it’s such a great privilege to be their reco[...]

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace – a Lake Geneva wedding

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace - a Lake Geneva wedding
There’s no denying it. I am so very lucky to live in such a beautiful country as Switzerland. In terms of my bucket list of places I always wanted to film, it ticks almost all the boxes Gorgeous scenery including mountains and lakes ✓ Snow ✓ Warm sunshine ✓ 'Chocolate box’ villages ✓ Chic and romantic cities ✓ Fabulous venues ✓ And international couples with [...]

Real weddings – a look back through film

Real weddings - a look back through film
The 2018 wedding season will be upon us soon. I’ve spent the last six months in the studio editing or ‘wediting’ as it’s known in the industry and so it will be lovely to ‘get out’ again. I’m a storyteller, so don’t get me wrong, one of my favourite parts of the job is actually taking all the footage from every wedding and telling the individual story from each cou[...]

Top tips for choosing your perfect Wedding Videographer

Top tips for choosing your perfect Wedding Videographer
Photo by Kate Nielen Here’s a handy guide to help you in your search for a videographer for your wedding. 1. What Wedding Film style are you looking for? Before you engage on what could be a long-winded search for your perfect videographer, it’s advisable to decide on the style of film you're wanting because this will narrow down your search criteria. Check show[...]

The Making of a Swiss Mountain Proposal

The Making of a Swiss Mountain Proposal
The last film I made in 2017 was of a gorgeous proposal I captured on Christmas Eve morning in the mountains surrounding where I live in Wengen, part of the Bernese Alps in Switzerland. When Chen Yi got on one knee, with the north face of The Eiger as the backdrop, Esther said ‘yes’… but the planning of his proposal and the filming of it came weeks beforehand. I[...]

2017 Wedding Videographer Highlights – Living the high life!

2017 Wedding Videographer Highlights - Living the high life!
Photo by Ekkelboom-White Photography. Looking back on 2017 and what an amazing year it has been for Story Of Your Day. Our most successful year to date, with so many reasons to be thankful. I worked with the most fantastic wedding planners and suppliers from all over the world, including celebrity photographers from Miami. I enjoyed filming weddings in UK, Euro[...]

Wedding Videography in Australia – A couples’ reaction

Wedding Videography in Australia - A couples' reaction
Wow what an adventure that was… a wedding on the other side of the world. I’ve recently returned home from Australia after filming the most awesome wedding in Melbourne for an adorable couple, Sally and Geoff. I’ve actually known Sally for about 12 years but when she asked if I’d be prepared to travel almost 12, 000 miles to film her wedding to Geoff I actually [...]

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[...]

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[...]