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Capitol Video: Sophia & Nuvon’s Maryland Wedding Video

Romancers! I am in the beautiful land of New Jersey today and through the weekend! So not a lot of social media from me, but I did want to leave you with something for your Friday. Today we have a wedding video from Jon Key Photography. Submitted by the bride, Sophia, today’s post also features some more insight into why Sophia & her husband Nuvon chose to have this kind of wedding video to capture their day. Now I know we’ve covered the “you should hire a videographer” topic ad nauseum. But, that won’t stop me from continuing to share real couples’ inputs and perspectives on this aspect of the wedding planning, and the vendors they chose. It’s all good, useful (and educational) information for when the time comes for YOU to decide whether or not you will hire a videographer.

Sophia & Nuvon’s Maryland Wedding Video at Glenview Mansion

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First, some input from bride, Sophia:

One of the best investments in our wedding wasn’t the beautiful venue, or my dream dress, or even the mouth watering food. It was our wedding video. Hearing and watching our relationship story come to life was truly priceless. During the wedding planning process all of my past bride friends would rave about their florist or caterer, but nobody ever had recommendations for a videographer. Why? Because a videographer is probably one of the most underused and underrated vendors. Even when I mentioned to my husband and mom that I wanted a videographer they laughed and told me I should spend the money elsewhere. Well, they couldn’t have changed their minds more drastically after they saw the “Love Story” and “Wedding Highlight” films that Jon Key created for us.

The breathtaking and vivid images were beautifully edited and every time I watch the video I feel like I’m reliving the most amazing day of my life all over again.  The video captured our true sentiments during the speeches, our priceless reaction during the first look, as well as the fun and excitement on the dance floor. Many years from now when we watch the video with our own children we’ll be able to listen to the heart-warming speeches, laugh while watching my 85 year old grandmother break it down on the dance floor, and smile at the memories created on the day we became husband & wife. Bringing those wedding memories to life through videography is invaluable and irreplaceable. Hiring a wedding videographer was no doubt worth every single penny.

And now the beautiful video!

Sophia + Nuvan (Wedding Highlights) from Jon Key Photography on Vimeo.

Happy Friday Romancers! A special thanks to Sophia, Nuvon, and Jon Key Photography for sharing this fun Maryland wedding video.

Have a great weekend everyone!

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Capitol Video: Brian & Kim’s High School Love Story Wedding Video

Short, sweet, and right to the point with today’s blog post. Today we are sharing a beautiful love story wedding video from Movntain, a Maryland based videography company (that serves DC!). Movntain produces documentary and narrative style wedding films. Not sure what that means? Well then let’s have them explain:

We know that different people have different stories to tell, making them all unique and original. Movntain wants to take those stories and mold them into creative films. We offer quality, timeless films to provide nostalgia for you and loved ones for such instances as weddings, memorials, anniversaries, or anything else you wish to salvage and watch for years to come.

Movntain is a collective made up of friends and family. We believe in quality products that viewers can be moved by.

For today, we have a beautiful video they filmed, capturing the love story of Brian and Kim. The two met in high school and their love story continued through moves and stretches away from each other (Brian joined the Air Force). Check it all out below and have a fantastic weekend Romancers!

Brian & Kim’s High School Love Story Wedding Video

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The story of Brian and Kim started in 2007 when they met in high school. Brian had just moved to the area and couldn’t help but notice Kim in his neighborhood. After a few weeks of hanging out together, they began dating. Five exciting years passed of growing together and really getting to know one another when Brian proposed to Kim. The next year, Brian graduated from college and was commissioned into the Air Force. Soon after these big accomplishments in his life, he would marry his best friend of six years.

This is their story.

Rose, Bud, Thorn – Short Version from Movntain on Vimeo.

Capitol Video: Keri Kae & Andy’s Rooftop Party Save the Date Video

A couple months ago we hit 500 Fans on Facebook and gave away a “Save the Date” wedding video as a prize, courtesy of our AWESOME friends at Friends with Cameras.

The winners were Keri Kae & Andy, lovers of travel and music, and self proclaimed “geeks” aka my kind of people :) Jason, the leader of Friends with Cameras chatted with the couple and learned that one of their most favorite things was spending time with friends on the roof of their building. So they decided to feature a rooftop party for their save the date video!

Friends with Cameras puts it:

We had fun, and the video I think it’s fun, and shows their personalities.

So check it out for yourself!

Keri Kae & Andy’s Rooftop Party Save the Date Video in Arlington, VA

keri kae + andy – save the date from Jason Stewart on Vimeo.

Capitol Video: Part 3 of Alex & Sukhami’s Traditional Indian Maryland Wedding Video

Over the past few weeks we have shared Part 1 and Part 2 of the wedding videos from Alex & Sukhmani’s stunning, traditional Indian wedding that occurred over multiple days in Maryland. All the videos were shot by the fabulous KD Productions, so don’t miss the conclusion to this beautiful wedding:

http://youtu.be/sFa_gHJ_2vI

A special thanks again to KD Productions for sharing all three of these gorgeous videos!

Capitol Video: Part 2 of a Traditional Indian Wedding in Maryland

A few weeks ago we shared Part 1 of Alex & Sukhmani’s traditional Indian Wedding Video that took place over 3 days in Maryland. We’re back this morning with Part 2 from Washington, DC wedding videographer KD Productions that showcases the marriage ceremony – with bountiful colors and henna everywhere!

I don’t think I’ll ever get over how intricate and detailed Indian weddings are. So many moving-parts and so many faces, they just amaze me!

Enjoy!

 

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