Category archives: BLOG

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[...]

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. An[...]

How to keep calm on your wedding day // Advice from a wedding videographer

How to keep calm on your wedding day // Advice from a wedding videographer
With all the best intentions and laid out plans, things do go wrong… but the key to avoid this ruining your wedding day is to let go of control on the day and accept that 'what will be will be'. Saturday evening: I’m currently traveling from one Swiss wedding to another. I am on a train literally leaving the rain and storms behind me, working my way along the va[...]

A Strasbourg wedding – a day of videographer challenges!

A Strasbourg wedding - a day of videographer challenges!
I love a challenge and ‘Real Wedding’ number four in our series, was certainly that, for several reasons. Set in Strasbourg in north-eastern France, this was certainly the most bilingual wedding I’ve covered yet. Elizabeth from the United States and Guillaume from Strasbourg itself. On the day, three languages were spoken, which I had to grapple with while filmi[...]

GDPR – a wedding videographer’s guide

GDPR – a wedding videographer’s guide
“It only matters to marketeers”… “I don’t store data… “It doesn’t affect me because I am not based in the UK”… “Couples will be able to claim ownership over their films”… “I will just carry on as normal”… “I’ve heard you can no longer contact people you meet at wedding fayres”… “Am I going to face a massive fine?” “What is GDPR?” On 25 May – just a week away - a pi[...]