Every love story is unique and beautiful and is worth being captured on a video camera. A wedding video as a culmination of true love and a memory to be passed to generation is an important thing to think about. But when it comes to choosing the video camera for shooting the process, the size of it may become a tricky question to answer. Big? Small? Does it matter?
Andrew Collin, a professional in wedding filming, captivating and delivering the best moments of their lives to clients for almost 8 years, says that large over-shoulder video cameras and literally belong in the last century. Small and compact professional video cameras are easy to handle, give more perspective to a videographer and makes people happy to know they are not actually filmed, so they act naturally. Stan Pe from Stan Pe Films has the similar opinion that video cameras are getting smaller and smaller these days and you should look at the capabilities of the camera.
But this is a controversial question. According to Vitaliy Lyubezhanin, a photograph, pointing out that size does matter and does not at the same time. He says that smaller cameras are less sensitive to light and easily produce noise in the background. With big cameras, the result is more professional and clear. He prefers something in the middle: medium size camera with big sensors.
However, Stephen Alberts, the owner of Stephen Alberts Wedding Film, respond that it does not matter what the size of the camera will be, but how talented the videographer is! He is in charge of capturing the best story possible and is able to find the right angles and be a great storyteller. According to him, amazing cameras come in all sizes.
Junius Dion worked as a video editor at Risen Video Production and dealt with footage coming from different cameras, he believes the key factors to capture the good images are the sensor on the camera, videographer’s skill set and the environmental conditions.
Joe Bauer from Joseph F Bauer Studios supports him on the matter. He claims that one of the great filmmakers once shot a wedding filmed with his mobile phone, and the recording was more than just fabulous. Everything comes to the talent of the person who films the wedding and his professionalism.
Nigel Sheppard from Ever After Films thinks said it’s much more important to make sure to capture enough footage to tell a great story of the day than it is to try to impress people with the bigger camera. So it’s important to try to stay mobile and travel as light as possible when filming.
Carly Nevins from CLyon Production thinks the passion, excitement, and the eye of the videographer will result in a great video, not camera itself. While Sunny Siu from thinks experiences, creativity and attention to details of a videographer are the big factors to create a good video.
The size matters when it comes to a person who will shoot your wedding. It may be really difficult to think of the right size of a camera, but what’s most important is the videographer attitude and his professionalism. Big cameras are professional and the quality is better, but small cameras in the right hands can make a natural miracle. And a miracle is what a true wedding is required.