Wedding videos are not just a product for purchase, they're also an investment. And like any investment, you want to make sure that it's right for you. Shooting wedding videos is as much about personality as it is about making pretty pictures with gorgeous, happy people, so below are just a couple of tidbits that should illuminate you about how I work.
First thing's first. When you hire Lunar Red Films, I want you to think of it as hiring an old friend who just happens to be a pro wedding cinematographer. For me to do my best work and for you to receive a stellar product, it's imperative that you do you. To do that, you have to feel comfortable with the people pointing their cameras at you. By the end of the day, once the bouquet's been thrown and the last bottle of wine has been poured, we're going to be mates.
You've probably heard this one already, but it bears repeating: wedding days go fast. By the time your suit / dress goes on, you'll be at the ceremony and before you know it you'll be leaving the reception. Because of that, it's up to me to be as unobtrusive as I can and to make sure you're taking in as much of your big day as possible. The last thing I want is for you to remember your photographer / cinematographer telling you what to do all day.
I'm not a gear head. Jibs, steadycams and movis are all extremely awesome pieces of camera tech but sometimes they hinder more than they help. Over the years I've been doing this I've found that I do my best work when I keep things simple. I feel more at ease with a single camera in my hand focusing on the moment in front of me rather than worrying about packing down a camera crane before I head to the next location.
As for drones: I'm coming round to them. Stay tuned.