For me this started by capturing milestone moments in my life and in the lives of people in my faith community. When the camera started going everywhere with me, I realized that documenting life was not a job for me - it was a way of life.
As a husband, father, and active member of my faith community, I understand how life’s moments can slip by.
If I take these milestone moments so seriously in my personal life, how much more seriously will we carefully record those of our clients who pay us thousands of dollars to do so?
As a videographer, I take pride in being able to preserve not only the visuals, but also the parts of life that are experienced with the ears.
Having shot many weddings from different cultures, I realize that we all have that common desire to remember and share our lives.
When it comes to photography, my team and I are always balancing capturing you and your loved ones in a flattering way with embracing the natural moments as they happen.
of which medium we’re using to document your special event, we want you to have a keepsake that you’ll be proud to share.
This will be a memento that will show real, unscripted moments. It will show the parts of the day you’re most excited to relive.
It will be the precious item that tells your story to your kids and your future friends.
Whether you’ve seen a handful of wedding films or you’re sick of watching them, you’ll notice that the films on this site are the kind that includes lots of talking. Words are powerful.
That being said, we take segments from speeches and vows to capture the essence of your relationship in the film. Aperture Lane films are more than a music video of clips and a song playing alongside.
Songs will go out of style but a well-told story will live on for generations.
When I’m with my Aperture Lane couples, there’s definitely lots of joking and making light of our situation (especially on a stressful wedding day).
In addition, our couples usually find a way to slide a joke or two into their personal vows and have a light-hearted thank-you speech at the end of the night.
Honestly, if you take yourself too seriously, you might have to consider another wedding creative.
You’re looking for non-scripted documentation of the day. We capture everything from the rehearsed traditions to the unscripted blunders of the day.
During the formal parts of the day, we document as inconspicuously as possible. During the more casual parts of the day, we incorporate ourselves to quietly capture candid moments.
Most times families forget the cameras are around.
We find most of our Aperture Lane couples opt for an elegant ballroom with a romantic theme.
Our creative use of light and shadows while shooting, along with vibrant colours and contrast in the final edit complement that vision very well.
Of course, if your event doesn’t fall into that exact vision, we’re happy to join you if the visions and vibes are compatible.
You don’t have to be BFFs but the chemistry of the vendor team on your day is important to you… and rightfully so!
You’ll be spending months communicating with these people and your entire day with them. Having a good, honest vibe with the people around you is big.
I find myself meeting with my Aperture Lane couples at least once - whether on a video call or in person - to iron out details and to get familiar with their story so my team can be aware of any important dynamics on the wedding day
He went above and beyond to ensure we were comfortable and confident in front of the camera.
We felt taken care of every step of the way, and now we have beautiful pictures and videos to remind us of our journey.
- Kristine B.
Apart from documenting events and weaving stories together, I'm a passionate educator. This calling to teach has extended, not only to my Aperture Lane brides, but to the Aperture Lane community as a whole.
If you spend time on social media, join me on Wednesday evenings for Wednesday Wisdom by Aperture Lane where I share short videos with tips for planning your wedding photography and videography.
Seasons 1, 2, & 3 are now live on Aperture Lane's Instagram and Youtube channels.
Of course, skill and experience are important in creating videos and photos to remember the special times.
But It’s also important to have people who are personable and who will help you and your family be at ease on the event day.
Here are the members of the core team that you could expect to see that most events:
Andrea has a way with people. Many couples comment on her soothing presence on the day of the wedding as she skillfully documents candid moments.
Aside from her years of experience shooting different kinds of weddings, Andrea’s demeanour helps clients feel comfortable to be themselves and really let their personalities shine on this once-in-a-lifetime day.
With his super chill and laid back personality, clients who work with Tristan usually end up destressing and being more present on the wedding day.
Whether it’s photography or videography, Tristan is a huge asset on the day of the shoot because he brings new and fresh ways of seeing things for each of our unique couples.
Photographer & videographer
Reva has a great eye for aesthetics that she uses to support the team as we move through the day keeping things fun and candid.
Not only is she good at highlighting the beauty on the wedding day, but Reva has a knack for capturing small unscripted moments amongst the action.
Lisa keeps things together behind the scenes as video and photos are being captured so that we can continue to make our wonderful Aperture Lane couples smile and laugh throughout their event.
That same meticulous and thoughtful perspective is what Lisa uses as she rewatches hours of footage to get the most meaningful and intentional shots to deliver to our couples.
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