A DIFFERENT KIND OF WEDDING FILM
SHOOT ALONE OR AS A PAIR (AND THAT’S IT)
We’re fans of simplicity—not only when it comes to gear and shooting,
but how we operate as cinematographers. When we’re looking to keep
our style unobtrusive and intimate, two cinematographers is plenty and
one is ideal. Working solo is both far easier to be discreet as well as
connect with your clients; their attention isn’t divided by the assistants
trailing behind you, and the space you’re in is shared with only the
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THERE ARE TIMES WHEN SOLO SHOOTING ISN’T IDEAL.
It can be hugely stressful especially when you try to apply it to a
wedding that isn’t suited for it, such as when your clients are in
two separate places for a good portion of the day, the schedule
is jam-packed with events or it’s a large wedding. You also have
to know yourself and what you’re comfortable with.
DON’T SHOOT ALONE IF…
• You’re the kind of person who thrives on
• The thought of managing three cameras on
your own terrifies you.
DO SHOOT ALONE IF…
• You work well under pressure.
• You want to dig deeper into your process.
• You’re interested in learning how to manage your gear
better (essentially a matter of choosing the camera that
works best for a given scenario).
We’re fans of simplicity—
not only when it comes
to gear and shooting,
but how we operate as