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I thought my 2013 Wedding Season concluded with Legrande and Kristy’s wedding but I was mistaken when I received an email from Michele checking on my availability for her wedding. Thankfully I was free and this was a fun wedding to shoot.

This was the first Jewish wedding ceremony I ever filmed and one of the great things about being a wedding professional is the exposure you get from filming different types of wedding ceremonies and traditions.  I enjoyed learning something new and being able to film this wedding was a great experience for me.

Michele and Ben were a great couple to work with and getting a chance to meet their family and friends made it better.  Michele asked that I walk around and try to get well wishes from her family and friends at the reception and normally guests are shy to talk to the camera, but not Michele and Ben’s guests.  All were willing to grab the mic and step in front the camera and wish the newlyweds their best.  It was wonderful and every interview spoke on how good Michele and Ben were as friends, as a brother and sister and just how good people they were.I enjoyed getting these soundbites and hearing them again during the edit process.

I can now say that my 2013 Wedding Season is now concluded with Michele and Ben and please enjoy their wedding montage above and can’t wait for my 2014 Wedding Year to start

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It always excites me when I get to have my full videography and photography krewe with me when we’re shooting a wedding.  It shows me that DVB is growing as a studio and my clients appreciate our work as both photographers and videographers.  It’s a great feeling and being able to give my clients this all in one package is wonderful.  My latest bride and groom to get the full DVB experience was Legrande and Kristy.

I was referred to Kristy from a previous bride and the one thing she told me was she wanted to dance all night at her reception.  She wanted her family and friends to come to her because she wasn’t leaving the dance floor and she held true.  If anyone wanted to say hello and congratulate Kristy on her wedding day, they had to jump in and dance.  It was awesome.  Before we even got to the reception, it had been a great day as I was able to split my team with someone at both Kristy’s prep and LeGrande’s prep.  It worked out perfectly with film and photos for both the bride and groom.

While it was a tad bit cold, the ceremony was a beautiful thing as it was held outside on the steps of a chapel.  The lights from the chapel gave us a perfect backdrop and at one point, I just stopped shooting and took in the moment.  It was amazing and something I will never forget.  Once we finished with all the formal photos, we headed to the reception and as I wrote earlier Kristy was a superstar.  She never left the dance floor and had the time of her life.  Looking back at all the photos and film we shot that day, Kristy is smiling and just living life knowing that she married her best friend and had everyone important to her celebrate with her.  Knowing that I was able to document her day with both photo and video is very rewarding.  It was the best and knowing that I ended my 2013 wedding year on a high note was something I’ll never forget.

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I’ve always believed that becoming friends with your clients is an added plus.  This became true Sammy and Kristy.  They were wonderful to work with during all their pre-wedding photos and video and great to hang out with when we had coffee or dinner together.  They are fabulous people and they were at total ease during their wedding with my team and I. Both of them and their families treated us like we were family and just rolled with it for everything we shoot during prep and just enjoyed their wedding and reception.  It was fantastic and great night.  I’m proud to call both Sammy and Kristy my friends and glad that me and my DVB krewe could document the best day of their lives.

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Every wedding I film or photo has meaning to me, but Traci’s wedding to Nick meant a whole lot to me personally.  I’ve known Traci for over 15 years and she was on my brother’s first high school volleyball team.  Getting a chance to film any of my former volleyball players  is special and capturing these moments for Traci and Nick meant a lot to me.

When I first saw Traci getting ready during her bridal prep was a little weird for me.  As an athlete, I’ve always seen Traci on the court with  her hair pulled up and no makeup.  She was a warrior and it was one the first time that I was blown away seeing how makeup transforms the bride.

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Once I got my nerves settled, I got relaxed and started to do what I do best and that’s film.  This was an awesome wedding to film and shoot.  Watching Traci and her dad walk down the aisle was a sight to see and reminded me of why I started in this business, not to make money, but to make lasting memories for all my brides and grooms.  To do this for my friends is icing on the cake.  Please enjoy Traci and Nick’s Closing Montage and some of their photos from the wedding day

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One of the best things in working Sarah and Kevin’s Wedding in June was getting to know them throughout their whole wedding planning process.  I’ve always made it a point to get to know my clients but this was easier said then done because both Sarah and Kevin are teachers at Ursuline Academy.  Besides my brother working there and my niece in their toddler program, I also freelance for the Academy as both a videographer and photographer at their athletic events and school-wide functions.  Everytime I was at school, I would see both Sarah and Kevin and the last thing we would chat about would be the wedding.  It would be about school, life, and everything is.  It was great and when we finally got to business, it was more about just hanging out with friends.

Sarah and Kevin’s wedding was a great day.  Both of them were as calm and easy going throughout the day.  They didn’t seem nervous and enjoyed every minute of their wedding and reception.  It was a great day and I really enjoyed seeing two friends get married and starting their life together.  Please enjoy their closing montage video above.

One of my joys in  filming someone’s wedding is getting to know the couple throughout their wedding planning process.  I enjoy getting to know new people and I feel that the more invested you are to a couple, the better their wedding film will be.  For Courtney and Alan, I didn’t get that process but there is a reason for that.  First off, Alan called me about two weeks before the wedding and I’m happy that I was free for his wedding.  It was a blast to film their day and one of the lasting memories I will remember from their wedding was at their rehearsal mass.

Towards the end of  mass, Alan walks over and introduces me to Courtney.  She had no idea who I was and Alan then tells her that I’m the videographer and her reaction was priceless.  She was stunned and thrilled to have her day filmed and their day was a blast.  Their family and friends were great to hang out with and I couldn’t complain about anything of their day.  It was great.  Please enjoy their closing montage above and many thanks for Courtney and Alan for having us on their wedding day.

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Erin and Bryan got married on April 27, 2013 at St. Louis Cathedral and the Omni Hotel and it was a perfect day to film.  Their wedding weekend got off to a great start with the rehearsal dinner and just flowed into their wedding day.  I couldn’t ask for a better day for Erin and Bryan and enjoyed everything I did for them.  From their engagement session, their love story, and on their wedding, Erin and Bryan was such a treat to work with and their wedding and reception was a blast to film.  Please enjoy their closing montage film above and thanks to Erin and Bryan for having my staff and I there to film their day.

The first time I met Erica and Sean I knew right away that they were good people.  From that first day all the way till their wedding day in April, it was an absolute pleasure to work with them.  I would describe them as easy going and fun.  They were just a blast to hang out with and even better to film and photo their wedding day.

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Sean told me at that very first meeting that their wedding was going to be a wild one and it was.  I don’t remember a slow moment during their day and all of Sean and Erica’s friends were dance machine.  They danced to everything played and it was a wonderful day with all their family and friends celebrating their wedding.

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I couldn’t ask for a better day for their wedding.  Clear skies for their ceremony and just a rockin reception inside their Fleur de Lis Center in Mandeville.  Please enjoy their closing montage video above and a handful of their wedding photos can be seen on our Facebook Fan Page.  Thank you to Erica and Sean for being great clients and just so damn easy to film and photo.

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Caroline and Rob were married on March 23 at St. Rosalie’s Church on the Westbank and they held their reception at the Board of Trade in New Orleans.  The was a great day and we started it off with their prep and both Caroline and Rob seemed calm and easygoing.

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One of my favorite parts of the day was their first look and you can see at that time they were were ready to see each other.  It was a beautiful moment to watch Caroline make that long walk and tap Rob on his shoulder for them to see each other for the first time in her wedding dress and his tux.  It was a sight to see.

Once that was over and their nerves were settled, we had a beautiful wedding at St. Rosalie and a rocking reception.  Caroline and Rob had the time of their lives on the dance floor and greeting all their family and guests throughout the night.  I couldn’t ask for a better couple to film and wish them a great start to their life together.  Please enjoy their closing montage video above and some photos from their day.

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When I tell potential and future brides that we film from start to finish and offer no time limits on their wedding day, most of them are shocked to hear that.  I believe that when you hire DVB to film and document your wedding, you have me and my staff for the entire day.  We have no place else to be and we just love what we do.

This theory became true a few weeks ago when I hung out with Charlene and Chris for their love story interview and Engagement Session .  We started about two in the afternoon and didn’t end until about 10 that night and I couldn’t ask for a better day.

After finishing their love story interviews, we ventured out and roamed all over downtown New Orleans to take their Engagement Photos.  We had a blast walking along the river and down Bourbon Street just taking photos everywhere.  One of my favorite stops during our session was at Tropical Isle and getting a photo of Charlene and Chris with the Hand Grenade.  It was awesome.

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I had a great time with Charlene and Chris and can’t wait to show off their love story video this Fall and film their wedding next year on February 15.  To view more photos from their session, please visit our Facebook page.