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hedleyw
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Ok, I'll prepare myself for a hiding - please be honest :)

A highlights clip. When I saw the choice of music the b&g made I didn't think it would work, but changed my opinion.

http://www.brett-vale-studios.co.uk/Anna%20and%20James.wmv

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Works so much better(as they all do) than the CFree, and James Taylor is always a winner for me - just wish I had your bank balance.

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Loved the 'pull focus' shots hedley, you don't see them too often at weddings. I've done them once or twice, but they don't always work out good enough for me to include.

Also, I know it nothing to really do with the video content, but the end credit was a touch of class. :)

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The-Video-Company.co.uk wrote:
Loved the 'pull focus' shots hedley, you don't see them too often at weddings. I've done them once or twice, but they don't always work out good enough for me to include.

Thanks - they don't come over too well in web video but the "shot transition" feature on the Z1 makes them much easier as the focus ring is the servo type.

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Hedley,
That has a silky feel to it. Running it as a consistant slo-mo is very effective. I think some of the shots may have had more impact in colour but having said that you may have lost the feel of the piece. Pays your money and takes your choice.

I'm assumming a Christmas wedding? otherwise the music wasn't right, even though it sounded good.

I too like your credit signiture. Very effective.

The shot transition is a good feature and you used it well.

Good effort Sir!
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Bob Aldis
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Very smooth and well made, although I am not a big fan of B&W. I think it is an age thing.
B&W films were the norm when I was young and colour was a treat.

It is probably a novelty with younger generations.

I have only done a few family weddings myself, but I have always been stopped( along with the still photographer) from filming the signing of the registry and have been told it is illegal to show the document, no matter how far away.

Unless the vicar or registrar is too officious there is usually a chance to film the B&G with a blank sheet of paper, which is obvious if you go in close.

Have you not had this experience?

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Bob Aldis wrote:
Very smooth and well made, although I am not a big fan of B&W. I think it is an age thing.
B&W films were the norm when I was young and colour was a treat.

It is probably a novelty with younger generations.

I have only done a few family weddings myself, but I have always been stopped( along with the still photographer) from filming the signing of the registry and have been told it is illegal to show the document, no matter how far away.

Unless the vicar or registrar is too officious there is usually a chance to film the B&G with a blank sheet of paper, which is obvious if you go in close.

Have you not had this experience?

BobA

Never had a problem in a church service - it is a data protection issue I believe with regard to other records that may also be visible. Civil services are generally a no-no for signing, but I always ask the registrar how they feel if I haven't met them before.

Thanks for your thoughts on B&W - I'm looking to do something different for my highlight sequences but every couple I ask for an opinion seem to like it!

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Bob Aldis
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I am sure that B&W is fine. I went to my neices wedding recently and she had B&W photos. On reflection I should have probably done her DVD in B&W. Perhaps I will redo it sometime.

It is just as I said, an age thing. Years ago one would have thought "Can't you afford colour" ;) I still think of denim jeans as work trousers.

On the registry thing, one vicar actuallly stopped me in mid shot and said it was illegal.

I actually made a feature of him with a stutter on the Can't can't can't. It was a long time ago when these things were a novelty.

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David L Lewis
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Bob Aldis wrote:

On the registry thing, one vicar actuallly stopped me in mid shot and said it was illegal.

I dont buy that at all, though of course I would never want to argue with a vicar in his own church or for that matter a registrar at a civil venue.

Anyone can order anyones wedding cerificate , or for that matter birth or death certificate. They are public records so I dont see where data protection comes into it either.

What I'd like to see is someone like the APV or IOV tackle this issue and try and get a definitive statement from someone at the right level that could then be supplied to all registrars and vicars.

Of course how you then handle a vicar or registrar that refuses is another matter entirely.

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