- Ten Lists of Ten Tips for Digital Filmakers &
Tips for Giving a Wedding Video
More Creative Pop
By Karen Nedivi
come a long way from the cheesy over-the-top 80s style
transitions. Today, wedding videography looks more
like a cool music video. The wedding business is always
booming, because there are always people getting married.
Although the competition is tight, if you can drop
the cheesiness and pick up some style, you can build
a good reputation. Here in Santa Barbara, people are
getting married left and right, which also means there
are a lot of videographers out there trying to get
the bride and groom's attention. How do you stand
out from the crowd? Here are some tips to give your
wedding video more creative pop.
Shoot B-Roll. A bouquet of flowers, light streaming
through the trees, the newlyweds holding hands. Any
little moment you can capture. This footage will be
indispensable when you are editing. Keep your eyes
open for the details.
Pre-wedding. Even if they don't pay you for the
extra hours, offer to shoot some of the pre-wedding
preparation. The build-up and suspense will give your
video more of a documentary feel and set you apart
from your competition.
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