Featured Friday is here! It’s been quite a while since we’ve celebrated some of our published weddings and we are excited to show you! It always brightens up our day when that “You’ve Been Featured” email drops into our inbox, because that means we’ve gotten to photograph yet another bride with a truly unique sense of style. And when we have one picked up by multiple outlets, including a print publication, we are just beside ourselves.
We hope you enjoy viewing these recent features as much as we’ve loved shooting them!
One of our best-loved wedding video highlight films now has a full-length version! We were absolutely dying to share it with you but had to wait until Mary Grace & Chad saw it first, so we contained ourselves until we got their thumbs-up. You know that feeling you got as a kid on Christmas Eve? That’s seriously how we feel waiting to hear from our clients when we send off a wedding video for approval. Their response was like coming downstairs to find a new Xbox under the tree.
“I can’t tell you how wonderful it was to relive these memories tonight.I absolutely love that our friends and family are the narrators throughout the film. Thank you so much for this gift – the ability to revisit such a beautiful night for years to come!” ~ Mary Grace & Chad Pinkard
There was so much we adored about this wedding video, not the least of which was the breathtaking Rosemary Beach Town Hall. At night. With votives and twinkle lights. The atmosphere was magical and the work of some of the top vendors on the Emerald Coast gave us fantastic sets on which to film scenes of this incredibly special day. The real content, though, came from the people.
We love that Courtney chose to start her Seaside wedding day by having her bridesmaids join her for morning yoga, because they definitely needed all their energy for this lively weekend! As you’ll see in the video at the end of this post, Courtney & Aaron’s Seaside wedding was a jubilant affair, filled with family, friends, and lots of laughter!
Rich Jewish traditions were woven throughout the entire day. As guests sipped champagne on the lawn at Ruskin Place, family gathered at Ruskin House for the signing of the Ketubah and their own special toast to the happy couple. Following the ceremony, enthusiastic guests were escorted by a live horn section through the cozy streets of Seaside to the next portion of the evening, held on Lyceum Lawn. There they were welcomed into a lavish tent drenched in breathtaking florals and chandeliers, and seated at gorgeous tables prepared for a wonderful celebration. As wine service began, the blessing over the wedding challah kicked off a reception that had guests dancing well into the night.READ MORE
One of our favorite 30A weddings this year turned out to be the perfect example of what happens when all the elements come together for the ideal wedding highlights video.
We were lucky enough to both photograph and film Randi & Ben‘s engagement session in NYC and their wedding day in Rosemary Beach. We really have had just the best time with this couple since we met last summer. When Alan showed the rest of the Pure7 team their completed wedding highlights video, we could not wait to send it to the bride & groom, because we knew they’d be thrilled. And we were right.
“I have dying all day not to watch this until Ben and I were together today post work,” Randi wrote. “We just got our first (and second and third) peek and it is just perfect. Well done, Alan!! Thank you all for capturing it so perfectly. We absolutely love it!”
When the whole crew headed out to cover Spencer and Victoria’s Seaside wedding a few weeks ago, we knew, based on their engagement session we shot last fall, that this day would be bright and colorful. It did not disappoint! From the fabulous Valentino’s Victoria scooped up from eBay at $500 below retail (true story!) to the pink flamingos that became an unplanned theme, the details of the day perfectly showcased this couple’s funky personality.
Our tag team of Ryan & Lindsey were everywhere with film and digital cameras, while Alan was the usual fly-on-the-wall for the day, shooting video in his trademark style. The highlight reel is at the end of this post; if you want to see the groom cry, skip to the 01:06 minute mark.
The weather on March 19th was absolutely perfect. As we packed up our gear that morning and headed out to shoot their wedding video, we were convinced that Jennifer & Steven had ordered it specifically for their special day.
Seaside is just beautiful, so a wedding at the Chapel followed by a reception on Kelly Green in neighboring Alys Beach is a fantastic combination. Every intricate detail was attended to by the talented planners at It’s A Shore Thing, so we knew this would be a stunning wedding. We were not disappointed and, as captured in the highlights footage below, neither were the guests.
Our fly-on-the-wall and eye-in-the-sky coverage will make you feel like you were there. You’ll see that everyone had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed the entire day, start to finish. The real question, though, was what would Jennifer & Steven think. We didn’t have to wait long to find out, and were thrilled with their response.
“We just watched the wedding highlights film and we are so in love with it!” Jennifer wrote. “Alan did such an amazing job!!”
Stay tuned for the full-length video coming soon (yay!), and feel free to forward this to any friends who are planning their wedding. We’d love to chat with them about creating their custom wedding video.
Oh, and if you want to catch the look on Steven’s face when he turns to see Jennifer for the First Look, skip ahead to the 01:10 mark. It will just…well, see for yourself. Then go ahead – watch it a few more times. We did (true story).
With clips of everything from South Walton Fashion Week to commercial lifestyle films, this reel shows the scope of projects that we’ve worked on recently. In addition to cinematic wedding films, which we absolutely love, we take pride in our ability to tell all types of stories through video.
Digital Graffiti was a filmmaker’s dream! We hit the jackpot with unrestricted access, a longer format, and free reign creatively to capture the high energy and colorful atmosphere of this one-of-a-kind event. Music videos, couture fashion shows, live concerts, and lifestyle films each give their own unique opportunities to step outside the box and find the angles that others miss. That’s why footage that ends up on the cutting room floor for no reason other than time constraints will always find a home in a film highlight reel.
If we had to choose one word to describe this day, it would be, without question, “joy.” As we scrolled through the footage while creating this wedding highlights film, we didn’t spot one insincere smile from anybody and – trust us – that isn’t always the case. Everyone was truly happy to be celebrating this milestone occasion and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the day!
Katherine & Hunter’s beautiful wedding ceremony took place at the Seaside chapel, and the absolutely gorgeous reception was held in Alys Beach. Take a look at the aerial shots that our award-winning filmmaker Alan LeBlanc captured in the opening scenes of this film. We could not have asked for a more fabulous day for a wedding!
The big game of the day made several cameos by way of iPhone and the groom’s cake, so all was right with the world.
We hope you love this as much as we do. Alan’s schedule is filling up quickly, so if you’re interested in booking him for your upcoming event, let’s talk soon!
When we click “send” and that wedding highlights film we’ve fallen in love with leaves the coziness of our creative space and lands in our client’s inbox, we hold our breath until we hear from the bride. Does she adore it as much as we do? Will her best friend gasp with delight, her squeal of “Oh. My. Gosh!” causing her friends to drop what they’re doing and gather ’round her phone, watching it over and over? When the feedback comes in the form of a comment like this one posted on social media with a link to their film, we are ecstatic!
“So thankful for Pure7 Studios and this amazing wedding highlight film! Alan was seriously a (very talented) fly on the wall throughout the best weekend of our lives. Can’t wait to see more! I’m shocked by all the footage because I rarely knew he was around! Reliving these memories will never get old.”
Mary Grace and Chad Pinkard’s wedding was one of our favorites, and we were so excited to hear that they loved their film as much as we did. Of course, it really helped that we worked with fantastic vendors and wonderful clients in an absolutely breathtaking setting, and those are the combinations we live for. That pretty much guarantees a lot of attention to the key details that set the tone for this type of gorgeous events. It’s those details you’ll see in this film that can take a wedding from ordinary to extraordinary. We think this one definitely qualifies as extraordinary.