Another fantastic couple! We were lucky enough to film Madison and Steven's story of how they met! It really makes the day so much more special when you have gotten to know their story and seen all their baby pictures too! It was a little rainy at Southwind Hills but that did not slow these two down at all. Fabulous dancing, a wheel barrow bridenapping, and a younger brother's toast that made this big brother's eyes a wee bit misty. Plus, half of this crew had an outstanding Michigander accent which just makes the day all the better. Thank you both so much for choosing us to film your wedding!
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Another fabulous Enid, Oklahoma wedding video in the books! One of the best moments we get to capture are Father's and Groom's seeing the Bride for the first time in her dress. This day had two of the most genuine and emotional first looks we have seen to date! Macy and Brandon also wrote their own vows and Pistol Pete made an appearance! I also can't thank enough past brides that recommend us as we saw a few at this wedding!
Thank you both so much for letting us capture your wedding! Enjoy!
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What a wedding! And proof It is such a small world! When she booked, Jennifer's parents lived right across the street from us. One night we came home to a lot of cars on our street. We saw these love birds, all smiles, walking up to the house for their surprise engagement party! It was an "awe" moment for sure.
So we were super thrilled when she booked! It felt like it was coming full circle. And we always love working with the very talented photographer Randy Coleman---and shooting a new location, Broken Horn Ranch. When Randy first walked up on the day we both eyed the pecan orchard...grove? Not sure about the nomenclature...but it made for some amazing footage and photos! I am so excited to work on a wedding when toasts are given that are genuine and from the heart. Jennifer's little sister gave one of the best I've heard, and it really struck a chord for this older sibling. Enjoy!
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There is something about interviewing the couple beforehand that makes the day of the wedding something really special. We always try to meet with our clients before weddings, but this is mostly a logistics meeting (something my wife handles brilliantly). Nailing down the arrival time, important family members (or ones to avoid), and maybe music preferences. When I shoot an Our Story, it is done at our home, maybe after a beer (except for these two because it was at 9:00 in the morning!), and I really get to know each person. The questions are never the same because everyone's story is different. And as we progress, I get to see what makes this couple work, how comfortable they are on camera, and what I can do to ease any apprehension about being on camera so that their true selves shine!
So much of what we shoot the day of is not staged or posed. Our goal is to capture a real feeling. One of our favorite pictures from our wedding shot by the amazingly talented Josh McCullock is just after the ceremony, when we think no one is watching, and we are looking at each other with such shock and giddiness at the fact we just got married. THAT is our goal. For you to be able to look back and watch your video, and remember how YOU felt. That doesn't happen when you are uncomfortable with your videographer. Those moments happen when you forget we are even there. That's what happens after shooting an Our Story.
With Madison and Steven, these two have a fantastic story and we were so fortunate to capture it. Thank you both so much and congratulations!
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Sometimes you are just so busy running a business, you forget to run your business, you know? That must be what happened here because we have only posted two weddings from our 2017 season...but we have done quite a few more. For some reason, this one sticks out in my mind. Maybe because I shot this one by myself (something typically Jared does). But probably the reason is, I loved this family. I loved this wedding. I had a great time being a fly on the wall and watching all the joy shared. Best wishes to the happy couple!
Yea for NYE! Jared and I have notoriously dull new years. There are many years we have been asleep before midnight. But, this year was a BLAST!!! We loved getting to know Kenneth and Nicole, and had sooooo much fun! We rung in the new year in the gorgeous presidential suite and its private rooftop balcony. We did the photos and video for this swanky affair. Video to come later.
I have known Katie since she was a baby...yes, a baby. As a friend of her older sister, I can remember going over to her house and seeing her in the little baby rock chair thing. And while I was always a little confused by the chaos of the four-kids-close-in-age galloway household (I am an only child), I cannot lie and say I wasn't a little jealous of the relationship Katie and her sister developed over the years.
Galloway family, thank you for trusting us to capture three incredible weddings for you. (You're next, Kevin!). We have loved every minute of it!
Katie and Baxter, wow! what incredible people you have surrounded yourself with. Your friends, family, and mentors are incredible and full of love and support for you. I know you will have a long and successful marriage! Congrats, again!