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This has been a long time coming. I often get the following request: Tell me about Aperture Lane. It’s been almost six years of building my wedding videography brand and I feel that I only now understand it well enough to not only explain it but to teach my team.  In the early years, I […]

Welcome to Aperture Lane

Behind the scenes

I don’t know what anyone else is telling you, but the absolute best way to do “storytelling” is through SOUND.
And because of that, as you browse through choices for videographers, you need to be intentional. Evaluate how they treat, not just speaking throughout the day and music choice, but also the combination of those things.

Choosing a videographer – Part 3 – Sound experience

Planning Insight

Here’s the second part of my extended series on how to choose a videographer. As I was editing this, I noticed I missed a couple of important things in this one like the following:⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀In addition to the visual elements I mentioned in the video, here are a couple of other visual elements to […]

Choosing a videographer – Part 2 – Visual elements

Planning Insight

As you plan your wedding, you’re going to have to choose a wedding videographer. You can go on different sites and just feel out the videos but you could be down the wedding videography rabbit hole for hours… and even days.

Choosing a videographer – Part 1 – Style

Planning Insight

I was very fortunate to be connected with Melissa in the final stages of their planning. Though there wasn’t much time to get to know one another in the planning, I feel like we found the magic on the day of the wedding, ESPECIALLY when they quoted The Office in their wedding vows. I later […]

Kevin & Melissa’s cottage elopement in the Kawartha region, Ontario

Elopements, Micro weddings

With couples downsizing their guest lists and the scale of their productions, I think it’s important to state something that has been a source of frustration for different kinds of vendors

Not all wedding expenses scale down equally

Planning Insight

As we approach the one-year mark of the pandemic lockdowns, let it never be said that I’m discounting the experience of wedding couples in these times, but your wedding vendors need some love too.

Be patient with your vendors

Behind the scenes, Planning Insight, Videography is Life

In this post, I share how my friend made me feel like a second-class guest at their wedding. This experience has given me insight years later as my team and I now run livestreams at events.

Do your virtual guests feel unimportant?

COVID weddings, Micro weddings, Planning Insight

One does not simply “livestream an event”. Sure, if you wanna have someone whip out your phone and show your friends and family some shaky footage from the back row with poor sound, that’s possible in most cases.

Is your wedding “livestreamable”?

COVID weddings, Planning Insight

In light of booking vendors for this year (or dare I even say, next year also), there are some key questions you should ask your wedding pros in your meetings and consultations before you sign the dotted line.

3 Questions to ask your vendors before booking in the pandemic

Planning Insight

This concept features a waffle cake, oversized boutonnière, custom suit, charcuterie platters and wine, the last two of which I thoroughly enjoyed behind the scenes!

Boho Romance: Whimsy Wedding Inspiration

Behind the scenes, Creative Projects

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