There’s money in people getting hitched. But the wedding video can be intimidating to someone who doesn’t have a lot of experience. The Vimeo staff put together a great resource for budding wedding videographers.
A wedding may seem like a videographer’s dream. You’ve got happy people dressed to the nines. You’ve got a gorgeous — or at least decked-out — setting in which to shoot. And you’ve got the kind of real emotion that makes for a genuinely riveting video. All you need to do is turn on your camera and you’re golden, right? Not exactly. While the beautiful aesthetics and joyful atmosphere can get you pretty far, there are some specific steps you should follow to prepare for the big day.
1. Get your gear in order
In terms of gear, the most important decision may be choosing the right lens. This assumes you’re shooting on a DSLR camera — most event videographers are these days. This helpful video by our friends at Stillmotion walks you through which Canon EOS lenses the company uses for shooting events:
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