How to tell the couple's story in the Wedding Film

Why a Story? In my last post I talked about the importance of having a story driven element in a Wedding Film. I will talk some more about that in this post but essentially talk about how Julian Voigt Wedding Films creates that story element…
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Why a Wedding Film should tell a Story...

Paul & Chantal's Story... Paul & Chantal contacted me late November to see if I was available on New Years Eve to Film their wedding at The Villa in Wrea Green Lancashire.  They had come to me via a recommendation from Heather Rigbye…
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Knowsley Hall Wedding Film by Julian Voigt

The Grandeur that is Knowsley Hall On the 28th of December 2017, Julian Voigt Wedding Films filmed their first ever Wedding at Knowsley Hall in Prescott in Merseyside. It was a cold but bright and crisp winter's day - perfect for a winter…
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Music just as important as visuals in the Wedding Film

Choosing the right Song Choosing the right music can make all the difference to the finished wedding film- in fact i would go so far as to say the music is just as important as the visuals! Why do I say that? Well music in my mind is like the…
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Just the Camera?

When is there Too Much Equipment? In my last blog- 'To Drone or not to Drone' I was discussing the pros and cons of adding gadgets like drones when filming a wedding. Basically that blog stated that in my experience the more equipment we bring…
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To Drone or not to Drone?

Is Drone Footage Necessary for a Wedding Video? When Rob & Bobbie asked me to film their wedding in Carlisle on Sept 1st 2017 I had decided that this was going to be the first wedding film I would create that included Drone footage. I chose…
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The Pursuit for the Perfect Wedding Venue in Manchester UK

The cornerstone of a spectacular wedding is indeed the venue of your dreams. After your wedding date has been fixed, the very next step is to select the perfect venue for your big day. It will not be wise to randomly choose anything based on…
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Wedding Videographer explains Filming style

Once I had decided to Film Weddings as a career change I then spent a considerable amount of time looking at what others were offering in terms of Wedding Videos, particularly companies near and around me in Lancashire and the Greater Manchester…
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Helpful Videography Techniques for Weddings

One thing I have learned shooting wedding videos is that you need to get 'establishing shots.' Establishing shots help set the scene of the video. For example many couples getting married often get the 'all in one venue package'- that is, The…