WEDDING FILMS BASED IN BERKSHIRE
Capturing precious moments you’ll cherish for a lifestime
- Filming in Berks, Bucks, Surrey, Hants and Oxfordshire
- Over 20 years experience
- Award winning videography. Former DVD Videographer of the Year and APV Wedding Video of the Year.
- Hundreds of Compliments and Rave Reviews
- Skilfully edited full length feature film
- Complimentary wedding highlights montage included
Barry Weare / Wedding Videographer
I’m Barry Weare, experienced full-time wedding videographer. I’m hopeless at golf and can’t cook but I can make a great wedding film. That’s what ALL my happy newlyweds tell me anyway.
With me your wedding gets the big movie treatment, telling the story as it unfolds with natural audio and using music like a film score to set the tone of each scene. I want everyone who watches it to feel the atmosphere and emotion of the day, as though they had just attended the wedding. Relaxed and unobtrusive yet compulsive viewing, to me that’s just how a wedding film should be.
I prefer to work on my own keeping a low profile and filming in reportage style so people appear more natural. I work hard to get a good variety of shots and use a second camera for ceremonies and speeches so there is no need for obtrusive multi-camera operator coverage. People often comment on my films “It looks like there were several cameramen yet we hardly noticed you”.
To me filming and editing are inseparable and I spend many hours on post-production so each wedding becomes a labour of love. I use a minimum of special effects and a maximum of beautiful images and sounds to create a seamless viewing experience. Seeing it slowly take shape is perhaps the most rewarding part for me.
“We enjoyed watching the video as much as the day itself” said happy bride Sarah from Marlow.
Customise to suit your unique wedding coverage start and finish
Basic 6 hrs £995*, extra hours at £60/hr.
*10% discount for out of season or mid-week
Single operator, a second camera is used during the ceremony and speeches to enhance coverage.
Edited full length feature film and a beautiful highlights montage
3x DVDs and online highlights montage
USB files / Blu-ray
Highlight memento DVDs for guests
Video Diary Room / Guest messages / Still image files
Still image slideshow / Short or special edit remix versions
Basic 6 hrs £650, extra hours at £50/hr
Quality filming, reduced edit for out of season, mid-week or short notice weddings only.
Basic 6 hrs £650, extra hours at £50/hr
Short edit highlights film around 25 mins, plus all unedited clips including full ceremony and speeches
Can upgrade to full length edit and highlights at later date
One DVD included
Family video tapes transferred to DVD. Also presentation showreels for actors or pop stars, in fact anything on video. It can be simple cuts or complex audio/visual mixing to single frame accuracy on my non-linear computer system. Most formats can be handled.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How soon after the wedding will the DVD be ready?
In special cases it can be done within a week, otherwise it’s 2-3 weeks and up to 6 weeks in the high season i.e. July to September.
Do we need two camera operators?
Not unless it’s a very large wedding or you want to turn your wedding into a film set! Where local conditions allow I set up a second fixed camera for the ceremony and speeches. For the rest of the day it shouldn’t be necessary, as by constantly changing camera angles I can create the illusion of two cameras.
“I couldn’t believe it was one man and his cameras, you would honestly think it was a complete film crew.” said Leanne & David at The Compleat Angler, Marlow.
Can we choose our own music?
Yes you can choose your own, give me a general idea of your tastes or leave it entirely up to me. Any tracks you aren’t so keen on can easily be changed anyway when you review the first DVD.
Do you use lights?
I keep the use of video lights to an absolute minimum as I’m aware how unpleasant it can be for guests. My cameras are very good in low light but some dark winter weddings and especially during the evening dancing it’s usually necessary and I find people accept it along with the disco lights.
How do you get good audio?
By using a separate wired or wireless microphone off the camera located as near as possible to the subject. For the vows I do have a lapel microphone which the groom can wear for best audio, however I have found this likely to freak out an already nervous victim so won’t try it unless you volunteer!
What about copyright?
Copyright licences to cover filming in church, receptions and for dubbing are included.
How long will the film be?
Depends mainly on how long the service and speeches are, the number of guests and of course the coverage you choose. So it could be 45mins or 245mins with an average of 90mins. If you haven’t seen a BW Videofilm it may sound a long time but I guarantee the time will fly when you watch it and you won’t want to cut out anything! Rather than promise a duration in advance I just promise to make it the right length for your wedding. I can always re-edit a short version if you wish but surprisingly few people take up the option.