On the other side of the pond Gary and Lora dreamed of having a California style wedding. With not much hope of being able to create the same vibe in the UK, they decided to take their closest friends and family to The hills of central Cali to get hitched. They really wanted to make sure that they had a real American experience, so the entire wedding party and guests camped in tents and fished in the pond all week (since that is what all of us Americans do all the time right?). Also, what better way to have yourself a good old American time than to engage your entire group in a game of rehearsal baseball. Despite their lack of knowledge in the actual rules and techniques of the game, there was no lack of laughter and action. Gary and Lora put so much thought and effort in making this a unique and personalized event. They are adventurous, relaxed and loving. They were able to incorporate these elements into the entire experience. As we met with Gary and Lora over skype a few weeks prior to the event, they gave us absolute free reign and all their trust to capture their experience in a way that was unique to them. Their were no shot lists or rigid expectations, just pure trust. They will be premiering this film in the UK in November to all of their friends and family that were unable to be there on that day. What we wouldn’t give to be there and experience that with them!
What luck… that we would get the opportunity to capture a couple so full of love and giving as Gary and Lora.
Gear used in making this film;
Canon 24mm f/1.4, 35mm f/1.4, 50mm f/1.2f, 100 macro f/2.8, 135mm f/2.0, 70-200mm f/2.8
Cinevate Atlas 30 Slider
Manfrotto 561 BHDV-1 Mono-pods
Manfrotto 055x Tripods w/ 501 heads
Zoom H4N field recorder
Sennheiser G3 Wireless
AT 897 shotgun mics
Arri lighting kit
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