Wedding Videography Tips|Erin & Aaron

As wedding videos continue to get more popular, it gets harder to feel like yours is different or special. We recognize this dilemma, and want to share a few wedding videography tips to help you find the right person to create your wedding video.  Of course, we’re heavily biased towards our Pure7 Studios wedding videographer, Alan. He’s award-winning and constantly finding ways to give each couple a video that’s just as special as their big day.

Tip #1 – Know your budget.

Like any aspect of a wedding, wedding videos cost money. Some cost a lot of money. If you know you want a wedding video, add it to the budget early. The reason for this? Many couples have to start cutting corners as the final details of their big day come together. Just like the dress or the cake, the cost of a wedding video has a wide range. Know what you’re willing and able to spend and stick to it.

Tip #2 – Don’t Shop Price First.

It sounds like this completely contradicts what we just told you, but hear me out. This is your one and only wedding video. You want the wedding videography to represent you and the vision you’re bringing to your big day. If you shop price first, you’ll lose out on meeting a variety of videographers. By viewing online portfolios first, you can figure out what you connect with (and what you don’t). Maybe, you’re the person that doesn’t feel creative at all-  and you want someone to show up, film, and create a wonderful wedding video. Or maybe, you have very specific moments you want captured. That is why we recommend deciding on what style of video you want first – and then shopping by price.

Tip #3 – Watch More Than Just Wedding Videos.

There’s a lot of wedding videographers out there who shoot more than weddings. Alan (here at Pure7) has filmed commercial videos, fashion shows, art festivals, wedding videos, music festivals, skateboarding videos, and even real estate videos. His passion and abilities push far beyond what one might see in a collection of his wedding videos. Seeing a videographer’s style and ability to create great videos across the board can be eye opening and give you that reassurance you’re going to be happy with the end result. A skilled film-maker knows how to exceed your expectations.

Tip #4 – Start Saving Now.

More often than not… you get what you pay for. Weddings get expensive quickly. There aren’t very many things you can take with you, but a wedding video is one of them. Even with as popular as they are today, people get to the end of their budget and then opt to stick with photography only. While that may not be a mistake for everyone, we hate to hear when a couple wishes they would’ve done a video with their pictures. If you start saving now, odds are better that you’ll get a wedding video and that you’ll be able to work with the videographer you want most.

Along with our tips, we’re excited to share Erin & Aaron’s Sandestin wedding video. It’s a stunning piece that we’re proud to have in our collection and is something  every bride-to-be needs to see. Coordinated by the talented Shelby Peaden of Shelby Peaden Events!

To learn more about our services and availability just contact us.

By | 2015-07-27T20:41:13+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Categories: Photography|31 Comments

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  1. Erin Scheidler August 11, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    You all are so amazing! I absolutely love the videos you create!

    • pure7 August 11, 2015 at 6:50 pm

      Thank you so much, Erin!

  2. Monica Blakely August 11, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    I am blown away at how magnificently you captured this day. It brought tears to my eyes. Truly a memory Erin will be able to treasure forever. Y’all are true artists.

  3. paula alexander August 11, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    This was perfect..loved the music and you were beautiful <3

  4. Liz Huard August 12, 2015 at 12:19 pm

    The video is absolutely incredible! It’s a perfect collection of the elegance, joy and beauty that The Scheidler wedding was. It’s a keepsake they will be able to look back on for many years to come!

  5. Becky Troutdale August 12, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    The video of Erin and Aaron’s wedding was magical. Wonderful job !

  6. Jackie Hodges August 12, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    The most special wedding video, EVER!! I can’t stop watching it! Love how they captured all the special moments.

  7. Jackie Hodges August 12, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    Beautiful! Absolutely stunning! What more can I say?

  8. Ronda McWhorter August 12, 2015 at 1:58 pm

    gorgeous video capturing a gorgeous wedding!!

  9. Kevin August 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    The video, in my opinion literally couldn’t be any better! If you didn’t get to attend the wedding, you feel like you were almost there! What an extraordinary job!

  10. Jon August 12, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    This being my daughters wedding, I couldn’t think of a better way to be able to remember it, than by watching this awesome video!

    Thanks for making it great!

    • Teresa Long August 12, 2015 at 2:16 pm

      It was beautiful.

  11. Kelsie August 12, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    This video is just plain awesome! I hope when I get married I will have a video that is the grade and quality of this one!

    Great job!

  12. Dao Thompson August 12, 2015 at 2:08 pm

    Truly a beautiful memory that Erin will have for a life time. Thank you.

  13. Kristen Sagerian August 12, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    That video is absolutely incredible!!! It brought a tear to my eye. It really was such an amazing wedding! 🙂

  14. blaire August 12, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    Absolutely beautiful!! Love it!

  15. Patricia Tronchin August 12, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    I absolutely love the video!!! You are so pretty and happy!!! Love the song too!!! Treasure!!!!

  16. Donna Norman August 12, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    What an absolutely beautiful video! I got goosebumps! You captured the event so magically!

  17. Wina Cummings August 12, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Gorgeous video of a beautiful wedding! Erin and Aaron

  18. Teresa Long August 12, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    Wow what an amazing video. Beautiful.

  19. Jackie McCarra August 12, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    The video is wonderful perfect way to save that moment in time what a great job It was so much fun !!

  20. Patricia Tronchin August 12, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    I loved this video!!! It’s a treasure!! Loved the song too!! It brought me back again to that wonderful day and moment ! You were beautiful and happy Erin!!!

  21. Tami Meyer August 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Beautiful video of a beautiful day!!!!

  22. Debbie August 12, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Breathtaking!!

  23. Tammy Davis August 12, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    Best wedding video ever. I got all choked up again when i watched it.
    Looking forward to seeing what the future holds for the two of you.
    Good Luck!! Love you, Tammy Davis

  24. Susie Shaw August 12, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    What an incredibly beautiful video! You have somehow been able to capture how absolutely magical this wedding was. I truly did not think that would be possible. Just perfect!

  25. Samuel Landis August 12, 2015 at 3:44 pm

    Wow. Amazing video that really showcases a spectacular wedding!!

    • Kelly Oetting August 12, 2015 at 5:19 pm

      Just beautiful! Perfect!

  26. Yvonne Scheidler August 12, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    This video lets us relive the wonderful wedding and reception of Erin and Aaron!

  27. Dolores Landis (aunt)) August 12, 2015 at 8:29 pm

    Beautiful video. Captured my niece,Erin and nephew Aaron’s most important day of their lives. Awesome job!

  28. Shelby Peaden August 14, 2015 at 7:57 am

    Amazing job as always. We are honored to have been part of this amazing team of vendors. Such a lovely couple, such a lovely wedding!

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