by Alexander F. Lewis from A Lewis Films
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We See That Your Films Uses a Lot of Dialogue While Others Do Not, Why Is This?
Personally, I use dialogue all throughout my wedding films. It makes the story stronger and allows you to become more immersed into the experience. Every opportunity I have to capture great audio, I take it. The first looks with dad, groom, or the brides maids....laughs and conversation during prep...all the way down to crowd reactions at the ceremony/reception. Audio is 50% of the experience of video and if your videographer... Read More »
Does the Final Video Use Dialogue From the Wedding Day or Is It More of a Music Video?
My wedding films almost always use pieces of dialogue captured throughout the day, It's such a special element to add into the film to re-live the experience. The amount of dialogue used in the film always depends on the couples final vision - but these audio bites are not limited to pieces of dialogue. I personally love adding audio of brides maids laughing, wind or other nature elements, birds and... Read More »
What if the Groom is Awkward once on Camera?
That's to be expected. The bride and groom are not actress's and actors it's perfectly acceptable to feel strange on camera. Everyone especially the groom tends to have the Ricky Bobby "I don't know what to do with my hands" syndrome. You always have to remember...you may have an amazing wedding film but at the end of the day...it's still your wedding day. Focus on your family and friends and... Read More »
How Much Will I Interact With the Videographer on the Day of the Wedding?
If your hiring your videographer to be there for getting ready shots, ceremony, and exit you'll be interacting with the all day long! It's so important to understand the type of approach your videographer takes to his/her work , this will give you a great idea of how much staging or directing they will do. Some videographers would rather be more of "a fly on the wall" and very documentary... Read More »