What is your most memorable wedding?
In Autumn last year we had the opportunity to film a gorgeous wedding on the Greek island, Mykonos. The whole experience was brilliant!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Reliable, Natural, Unobtrusive, professional, relaxed.
What about your business are you most proud of?
We always listen to our clients, we strive to create something that moves you in a way you didn't know possible. We take pride in everything we produce.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Choosing a professional to capture one of the most happiest days of your life.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
One couple collected the petals from the flowers they gave each other the year leading up to their wedding day. It was used as their confetti.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Message or phone call, arrange to meet over a coffee for a consultation - discuss details, understand the theme, plans, style the couple is after. Explain the way we work and everything they will receive from us. Small deposit secures the date. Optional meeting again/or Skype chat nearer to wedding date if requested. Film/Photograph Wedding,... editing process begins. Final edit/photos delivered within 8 - 12 weeks in personalised keep sake dvd case/usb box.
What is the most exciting thing you have caught on camera?
One wedding, the couples 8yr old son did a speech. The boy read his handwritten speech very well with a lot a charm, there wasn't a dry eye in the venue. Including myself.
Describe how you got into videography.
It all began whilst travelling to many countries around the world. I started to document my travels in short 5-10 minute videos uploading to my youtube channel and sharing on Facebook. Friends of mind followed my work and asked if I would film their wedding, so I did... I never looked back. F.J.West Films was born.