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You probably remember Noah and Mallorie’s wedding trailer I posted a few months ago, and if not, let me refresh your memory: they started dating in middle school, spent 1/3 of their lives together, and are some of the most joyful people I’ve ever met. Actually, just go and watch their trailer again if you forgot:

This longer film is one that I’ve been excited about creating ever since I filmed the wedding day. Noah and Mallorie’s story shared through their handwritten letters, emotional vows, and tearful words shared by close friends and family so clearly shows who they are and why they are in love. I’m so glad that many moments that I wasn’t able to share in their wedding trailer are now given room to breathe in this longer film.

Getting married? Even if you haven’t been dating for 1/3 of your life, Rachel and I would love to talk with you about filming your wedding. Please get in touch.

Back in March, I shared with you Marie and Drew’s minute-long wedding trailer. While I loved that short film, I feel that it barely did their story justice. The two days that Rachel and I spent adventuring with them, hiking, riding go-karts, crazy dancing, and driving all over Texas, are some of our favorite wedding filmmaking memories.

Their full film shows these two days in fuller clarity and detail that a couple unique and quirky as these two deserve. We felt like we knew Marie and Drew as good friends after spending these two days with them, and I hope that by the end of their film you feel the same.

Getting married on your own terms? Rachel and I would love to film it. Please get it touch.

 

This wedding was supposed to happen in Austin, Texas. Seriously. My wife Rachel and I met Mallory and Clay as they were planning their nuptials in the Hill Country of Texas. As we learned about their love for adventure that included ice climbing in Colorado and spear fishing in the Caribbean, we began to get the feeling that Austin didn’t really fit the vibe of their wedding.

Thankfully, ACL weekend (think: massive concert in Austin, gobs of people, traffic, and hotels full) was scheduled the same weekend as their wedding date, and Mallory and Clay asked my wife Rachel and I if we had ever been to the (self-proclaimed) “Switzerland of America”: Ouray, Colorado. Plans were changed, flights were booked, and suddenly the big Austin wedding in the Hill Country, became a much smaller and more intimate family wedding in the mountains surrounding Ouray.

The lavish wedding venue was replaced with a cliff overlooking a lake, hotels were traded for a VRBO that fit the entire wedding party including guests, and white water rafting was scheduled as a pre-wedding activity. Mallory and Clay made their wedding weekend their own, and this trailer gives just a hint of the time we spent together.

We left the weekend feeling like family, and we are very excited to share with you their full film soon.

Whether you are getting married in Austin, Colorado, or anywhere else, as long as you are making your wedding day your own, we would love to film it. Please get in touch.

When we first met with Melanie and Garrett, our conversation happened over a three-way Skype call. With both of them in school for their MDs, as well as planning a wedding, to say their lives were a whirlwind leading up to their marriage may be an understatement. We were incredibly excited to speak with them though, because they were our first Jewish wedding.

With no idea what to expect, we were educated on all facets of Jewish culture, complete with Ketubahs, Yarmulkes, and Chuppahs, and a bit of Challah bread too. As I am sure you can see from the trailer above, this film was a bit different than our other films, but we love different, and we love Melanie and Garrett.

Getting married? We would love to talk about filming your wedding!

My wife Rachel had three roommates in college, and now as of this wedding, I have filmed two of their weddings (still holding out hope for number 3, Mattie-Ruth!). Normally when we film weddings, we sit down with the couple over dinner and hear the entire story of how they met, fell in love, and decided to get married. For Lauren and Matt though, things were a bit different because we have been there to witness their entire relationship (which we totally saw coming by the way).

To sum it up, they wrote and performed songs together, which basically requires them to fall in love*.  Witnessing two of our good friends joining their lives together in a moment that we were all hoping and waiting for made their wedding day all the more special for us to film.

Are you marrying your best friend/duet singer? Even if you don’t make beautiful music together, we would love to film your wedding. Please get in touch!

*Citation, See: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, Sonny and Cher, Jay Z and Beyonce, and (unfortunately), Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger.