Category archives: FEATURED

Weddings at home by a UK wedding videographer

Weddings at home by a UK wedding videographer
It’s time to focus on weddings at home - and by that I don’t just mean UK weddings … For the third in our series of real weddings, we’re looking at couples who choose to have their wedding either in their home or a family or friend’s home. Photos above from L to R by: Honeybunn Photography, Matt Badenoch, Nichola Morton Photography & James Rouse I love these [...]

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[...]

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[...]

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 [...]

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[...]

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[...]