When Dogs Photobomb the Wedding Photos

When Dogs Photobomb the Wedding Photos

Allow me to indulge myself in my love of dogs …. not just in general but dogs at weddings! Just for a few moments, as I take myself back in time to a gorgeous wedding at The Orangery in Settrington, Yorkshire this summer. As weddings go, this was really, really...
Why it’s time to ‘Elope to Switzerland’

Why it’s time to ‘Elope to Switzerland’

Elope to Switzerland! Hoping to get married in 2020?  Well the good news is that Switzerland has eased coronavirus restrictions and opened its doors to entry for all EU citizens and those from the UK. And, as I write this in March 2020, Switzerland is the safest...
Coronavirus & Your Wedding: Take action NOW

Coronavirus & Your Wedding: Take action NOW

Getting married in 2020? Right now, you’re probably feeling a little like me. Wedding plans and dreams in tatters due to the Coronavirus. But, as I’ve always been a proactive person, I want to encourage you to think about next year without delay. To ensure...
gay wedding videography: inspiring films

gay wedding videography: inspiring films

“The most important thing is love. It doesn’t matter in the slightestwhether that love is for someone of your own sex or not… It mustbe understood that love comes first.” Stephen Fry I am passionate about capturing the connection, honesty, authenticity and...
10 reasons for a wedding in Switzerland

10 reasons for a wedding in Switzerland

Having lived in Switzerland from autumn 2016, I have discovered some amazing reasons why Switzerland is the perfect location for a destination wedding. Living in Switzerland has meant I am now in touch with many Swiss wedding venues and suppliers here and I wanted to...
Palais Schönburg: a Vienna wedding film

Palais Schönburg: a Vienna wedding film

“Baroque streetscapes and imperial palaces set the stage for Vienna’s artistic and musical masterpieces alongside its coffee-house culture and vibrant epicurean and design scenes.” Welcome to Vienna… described affectionately by The Lonely...
Real weddings – a look back through film

Real weddings – a look back through film

The 2018 wedding season will be upon us soon. I’ve spent the last six months in the studio editing or ‘wediting’ as it’s known in the industry and so it will be lovely to ‘get out’ again. I’m a storyteller, so don’t get me wrong, one of my favourite parts of the job...
Top tips for choosing your perfect Wedding Videographer

Top tips for choosing your perfect Wedding Videographer

Photo by Kate Nielen Here’s a handy guide to help you in your search for a videographer for your wedding. 1. What Wedding Film style are you looking for? Before you engage on what could be a long-winded search for your perfect videographer, it’s advisable to...
Story Of Your Day’s Wedding Bucket List

Story Of Your Day’s Wedding Bucket List

Doing something new and different always sparks creativity and inspiration. Which is why we recently jotted down our own perfect bucket list – 5 dream wedding locations we’d like to shoot at. It’s probably akin to places that most people would like to visit – those...
Switzerland – our one-year anniversary

Switzerland – our one-year anniversary

What a difference a year can make! I cannot believe that it’s been that long since The Wilsons moved to Switzerland. It was initially planned to be a six-month adventure. My husband James would take a secondment with his work, the boys would attend the local village...
Day in the life of a Swiss destination wedding videographer

Day in the life of a Swiss destination wedding videographer

As an international destination wedding videographer in Switzerland, almost every wedding I film consists of crossing borders, a spot of lingustic fun and discovering the most amazing venues. My last wedding of the 2017 summer season was typical of that and so I kept...
Wedding videography trends – and how couples can help

Wedding videography trends – and how couples can help

We’ve had a fine selection of truly amazing weddings this year so far and learnt some valuable new lessons in the art of being a wedding videographer. This year, more than any before, we’ve witnessed a slew of trends that directly influence how a...
10 years on… but no wedding film memories

10 years on… but no wedding film memories

Regrets? I have a few… mainly not having a wedding videographer capture my day. On 25 August 2007 I got married to my now, very patient husband James. Today is our ten year anniversary. Back then I knew nothing of the wedding industry. I was working at BBC Look North...
What I really think about drones at weddings …

What I really think about drones at weddings …

Thinking about hiring a drone for your wedding? Then, work out if you really need one and then decide the best way to have one… So what do you think about wedding drones? Recent stories in the press have given these flying filming machines a bad name. Near misses with...
Flying into the dreams of others …

Flying into the dreams of others …

Being a wedding videographer is such a privilege. I realise this today while I fly over the skies of the Jungfrau Region where I live, out of Switzerland, in to the dreams of others. I’m on my way to work. On this occasion to a wedding at Palais Shohnburg in Vienna....
Living in Switzerland

Living in Switzerland

Sitting on my balcony and all I can hear is the sound of rushing water from Staubbach Falls across the valley and cow bells (honestly) echoing across the meadows. It’s a far cry from the bustle of a Yorkshire market town, where we used to live. At the end of October...
What makes Story Of Your Day different?

What makes Story Of Your Day different?

“We’ll tell YOUR story” “We’ll capture your day and retell your wedding story” “Your story is beautifully captured” Virtually all wedding videographers have the same message these days. Whatever their style of filmmaking, telling your wedding story, is what they...
Come into the Out: Finding a sense of belonging

Come into the Out: Finding a sense of belonging

Kids movies are great aren’t they? As well as having fabulous characters, usually a great score and full of laugh-out-loud humour, there’s always a underlying message, that even if children don’t get, most adults can relate to. My absolute fave movie at the...
Is a wedding film really worth it?

Is a wedding film really worth it?

Congratulations. You’re getting married. It’s a whirlwind of emotions all round. And now the hard work begins. And it probably won’t stop until the morning of your wedding. If you’ve pulled everything together then perhaps not even then. The problem for most...
Why you need to say NO to a wedding supplier

Why you need to say NO to a wedding supplier

You don’t want to book me for your wedding film? That’s absolutely fine. I haven’t taken it personally… please believe me. In fact. Thank you so much for telling me ‘no’. You’re actually more the type of client I want to work with than you know....
For What It’s Worth

For What It’s Worth

Have you ever felt under-valued? Silly question. Of course you have. So WHO made you feel this way?… Let’s go back to the beginning one moment. There’s a saying, “Nothing worth having comes easy” or try “What comes easy won’t last long, and what...
You Get Out What You Put In

You Get Out What You Put In

There’s no doubt that if you can afford it, having your wedding day filmed is a wonderful idea. In fact, most of my clients tell me that it’s the best investment they made. More and more couples are catching on to this and realising  a good film...
Hiding Behind The Front of Camera

Hiding Behind The Front of Camera

When is the time? The time is now. Have you ever wondered about your identity? How do you determine who you are? This is a quandary many women face in their careers, when they get married and then again when they have children. My name is Emma Wilson. Or Emma Massey...