New Technology for Wedding Videography

by Azure

Ben McElroy of McElroy Films (one of our fabulous OneWed wedding pros) recently wrote to tell us about a new trend in wedding videography. McElroy Films uses state of the art Canon EOS 7D cameras to shoot weddings. These cameras boast some fantastic features, including the ability to shoot with real photography lenses, High Definition Video, Low Light capabilities and much more. In the past traditional wedding videographers used Standard Definition cameras or Low-end HD gear. Most...

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Engaged Couple Make Guests Work For Their Wedding Invitation: Geek-Fabulous!

by Azure

Non-gamers beware! You saw in our Top Wedding Trends for 2010 that we are well aware of the move towards techy wedding planning and nuptials- #10 on our list was iDo. But, Darina and Niko (an engaged German couple) have taken this trend to a whole new level... together, they created an 8-bit video game for their wedding invitations! And if their guests don't have the skill to make it through all the levels, they'll be left in the dark on the wedding details- players must make it to...

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A Video Wedding Invitation

by Azure

Once you check out this wedding invitation you may never look at wedding invitations (or stop motion animation) the same way again.

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Top Tips: Top Ten Questions to Ask a Videographer

by Azure

Your wedding video will last a lifetime. Are you thinking about hiring a videographer for your wedding? Nathan Maulorico of Unknown Films gives you the top ten questions you should ask a videographer before hiring him or her. Don't forget to check out our Advice Section for Top Tips on almost all your wedding vendor needs!

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Hostess with the Mostess: How to Win Money by Serving Wine!

by Azure

About Hostess with the Mostess After years of serving as a punch line for jokes about tacky parties, wine in the box is finally coming into it’s own. To prove it, this summer Black Box Wines launched the “You Got Boxed” contest to challenge its fans to share boxed wines with their friends. For a chance to win, contestants secretly serve guests Black Box Wines (in lieu of traditional bottled wine) and capture their reaction on camera when the box is revealed. There is a monthly...

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Michael Jackson and Wedding Music

by Azure

A few months ago I did an article on hiring wedding bands. Becca, the bandleader I interviewed, mentioned that there were some songs that people requested that she preferred to put on an ipod. One of them was Michael Jackson’s Thriller. If someone wants to hear Thriller, they want to hear the real version! This wedding party obviously did! With Jackson’s death, we’ve all been reintroduced to the music catalog of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. What are your favorite Jackson...

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A Fourth of July Ballpark Wedding

by Azure

Welcome to your three day weekend. We hope you've enjoyed our week of patriotic and Fourth of July themed posts. You can't get more All-American than baseball, so we hope you enjoy this video! If you get dizzy easily, be careful, the cameraman seems to have had one or two ballpark beers too many!

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Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson’s Wedding Video

by Azure

Sneak peek from Kendra's wedding at the Playboy Mansion...

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Not an Engagement Video (but still pretty great)

by Azure

Indie folk-singer Evan Jacover is known around Chicago for his quirky sense of humor. Lucky for him, his girlfriend Shama shares his sense of humor. Normally, we share engagement videos here, but when I saw this video she made for his birthday, it made me so happy, I asked his permission to share it with you. What's the best birthday present you ever received?

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Lease Your Marriage?

by Azure

This is a new twist...in Germany & Australia they are testing a 7-year contract for marriage. Lease with an option to buy? Thoughts?

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