Filming destination weddings: a 3-year anniversary

Filming destination weddings: a 3-year anniversary
It's my third summer living in the beautiful alpine village of Wengen... as a family we moved here from the UK at the end of 2016. I had no idea then that 'destination weddings' would become something very different for me. On this day in June three years ago I was full of excitement, with a little bit of trepidation in the mix. I was preparing to film my first eve[...]

Skiing & snowboarding at Zell am See wedding

Skiing & snowboarding at Zell am See wedding
In early January 2019, I was asked by a good friend and amazing photographer if I was available to join her at a wedding in Zell am See. An Austrian town on Lake Zell, south of the city of Salzburg. The wedding was set for 12 March but the couple, Gerry-Rae and Nick, still hadn’t nailed down their venue after initial teething problems with their original and first [...]

Speaking at The Video Show: inspiring budding cinematographers

Speaking at The Video Show: inspiring budding cinematographers
I am in love with storytelling and beautiful cinematography. As well as using this passion to film and produce gorgeous wedding, proposal and elopement films, I am also a videography trainer and mentor. This month, I will be at the NEC in Birmingham sharing insight, opinion, tips and tricks on videography, storytelling and cinematography. It’s my second year att[...]

Emotional grooms make wonderful wedding films

Emotional grooms make wonderful wedding films
I recently spent some time looking fondly back at some of my favourite weddings over the years and realised how emotional some of my grooms' reactions were. And, it seems I am not alone in finding such raw emotion a wonderful thing. After putting together a montage film of some of those most memorable groom reactions, I shared it with a journalist friend. She sh[...]

2018: A Wedding Videographer’s Highlights

2018: A Wedding Videographer's Highlights
At the end of each year, I always love looking back on all the wonderful moments from the weddings I've filmed at. And 2018 has once again been a brilliant year for Story Of Your Day with fantastic memories. I've enjoyed filming weddings and celebrations across the UK, Europe and Asia, and I've also had a few other cinematography adventures too. Corporate work .[...]

Getting married in Switzerland // Wedding Films

Getting married in Switzerland // Wedding Films
Dreaming of a destination wedding in Switzerland? You're not alone. At Story Of Your Day, we've seen such a huge interest in couples travelling overseas to enjoy a Swiss wedding. Of course, we know why... Switzerland is quite simply, beautiful. Filled with deep forests, amazing lakes and glaciers, impressive castles, magnificent cathedrals, traditional churches.[...]

Aldby Park in Yorkshire – a marvellous marquee wedding

Aldby Park in Yorkshire - a marvellous marquee wedding
In the seventh of our series of ‘real weddings’, I wanted to share with you the story of Jody and Roxy. A beautiful couple who came armed with amazing ideas for their Yorkshire summer wedding. Their chosen venue - Aldby Park, a country estate in the delightful village of Buttercrambe near the village of Stamford Bridge in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Aldby Park[...]