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Molly & Jake Wedding Video Preview

Molly and Jake were married on July 18 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church. This video is a preview of the full wedding video which they will receive this summer. It begins with a dreamlike sequence as they visualize the ceremony and reception, then the ceremony begins.





Samantha and Taylor's Wedding

Samantha and Taylor were married on June 6 at Battery Park Christian Church. This short video is a preview of the full wedding video which will be delivered later this summer. Collaboration with Tom Wright of Video Solutions.




Maria and Andrew's Wedding

Andrew and Maria were married on May 23 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond, VA. This is a preview of the full wedding video which was completed in August. Shot with Tom Wright of Video Solutions.




Nessa and Darin Wedding

Nessa and Darin were married On March 24 at Harrogate Worship Center in Chester, VA. This is a preview of the full ceremony video which was completed in May, 2015.




Len Archer Concert

Len Archer gave a "launch concert" at Oakland Baptist Church on February 21. This is a clip of one number that he sang. Shot with Tom Wright of Video Solutions.




Christina and Michael Wedding

Christina and Michael were married on November 1 in the Sir Christopher Wren Chapel at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA. This is the preview of their full wedding video.



 

Kelsey and Gabór Wedding


Kelsey and Gabór were married on July 26 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. This is a short video highlighting the wedding ceremony and their first dance at the reception.





Rebecca and Ryan Wedding

This is a preview of Rebecca and Ryan's wedding at Dorey Park in Henrico County. The full wedding video will be completed in August.





Kimberley and Todd's Wedding

Gardens by Pat at Serenity Cove, Louisa, VA

Kim and Todd were married on September 19. This video was presented to them in late October.

 

 

Jen and Neil's wedding ceremony

Sheraton Park South Hotel, Richmond, VA

Jen and Neil were married on July 6. This is a preview of their wedding video which waspresented to them in September.

 


 

Nakeisha and Giron's wedding ceremony

Tabernacle Baptist Church, Petersburg, VA

Nakeisha and Giron were married on October 6. This is a preview of the full-length wedding video which was completed for them in December. (shot in mixed high def & std def)




 

 

Nakeisha and Giron's wedding reception

Sunlight Elks lodge, Colonial Heights, VA

This video is a (very) short version of the reception coverage which they received on their wedding DVD. The full coverage included the entrance of the entire wedding party, the full first dance of bride and groom as well as the "father's dance," all of the toasts, many blessings from guests, more dancing (of course!) and the departure of the wedding couple.

 



 

Sarah and David's wedding ceremony

River of Life Church, Richmond, VA

This video is an abbreviated version of Sarah and David's wedding ceremony. The DVD presented to Sarah and David contained the full ceremony, the reception and highlights of the final preparations for the ceremony as well as the love story interview with Sarah and David. (shot in standard definition)


 


 

Ginny and Steve's wedding ceremony

First Baptist Church, Richmond, VA

This is a preview of the full video of Ginny and Steve's wedding celebration. The DVD presented to Ginny and Steve contained highlights of the preparation for the ceremony and reception, the full ceremony, highlights of the reception and departure, as well as their love story interview. (shot in standard definition)


 

 

Filipino Festival 2011 highlights

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Richmond, VA

Just to show that we don't do ONLY weddings ... we were asked to cover the Filipino Festival sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes Church. The entire festival was over eight hours long. These are a few of the presentations by various groups at the festival. (shot in standard definition)


 

 

 

A tour of The Gardens at Serenity Cove

Another example of non-wedding work. This is a walking tour of the Gardens at Serenity Cove, a beautiful wedding and event venue in Goochland County, Virginia. The Gardens feature a hundred rhododendron and more than 300 azaleas. The gardens are delightful and filled with humorous and whimsical figurines, decorations and compositions. Each time you walk through the gardens you will discover a new treasure that you had never before noticed!

 



Elizabeth and Jason


Spoiler alert!! I made this video NOT as a paid professional but as a guest, shooting from a pew in the church, behind other guests, with a small handheld video camera. This is NOT what a video would look like if you hired me! I wasn't the official videographer for my niece's wedding, but… the mother of the bride liked THIS video better than the paid video that another company made, so I'm including it for bragging rights!