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Feature Your Cake Cutting In Your Wedding Video

Your big day is a special moment that won’t happen again, so you need to make sure your Scottish wedding video comes off perfectly the first time.

One of the big moments people like to have captured is the cutting of their wedding cake. With many cakes taking hours to make, either by generous family members or by a gifted local business, it is important to many to get this captured on camera.

Follow these steps to ensure your video is shot well:

Make sure that your videographer has a clear view of you and your other half and the cake.

Sideways shots are good but make sure one of you isn’t obscured by the other, particularly if one of you is much smaller than the other one.

Lighting is important. It is often the case that lights are turned down low by this point in the evening, but see if you could plan to cut the cake earlier.

Choose your cutting implement well. In order for the knife to be visible in the video it helps if you use a traditional large cake knife, or even a sword if you have one on hand!

An experienced videographer will be more likely to provide you with a higher quality video than an inexperienced one. You want a videographer who is likely to be able to take charge and ensure the best shots are caught on the day. This is often difficult when you are dealing with family members so consider choosing your videographer carefully and contact us.


3 Top Financial Tips For Brides & Grooms

Getting married is an expensive affair. You have a lot to pay for, from Scotland wedding videography to flowers, dresses, suits, cake… the list goes on. But there are ways you can help stay financially solvent and still hold the wedding of your dreams – and have that happy marriage to boot. Here’s how.

Legal & General has advised people to come up with a budget and use a spreadsheet, prioritising what’s most important and look out for any opportunities where costs can be cut. Find vintage pieces or look for sales. Think about the time of year you’re getting married or ask your friends and family to help out.

So that’s the wedding. What about the rest of your lives? The organisation suggests that you should look into having a pre-nup so you know you’re properly protected if the marriage doesn’t work out quite as you’d hoped. Remember that you have to have your pre-nup signed at least a month before you get married.

And the last tip from Legal & General is that it’s worth sorting out your will, particularly if you have a family or if you’re planning on starting one soon. Seek out legal advice to make sure that your wishes are honoured after you’ve passed. Some solicitors even offer a free will writing service in November if you make a donation to charity.

So there you have it. Getting married is a lot of fun and a truly exciting time but remember that there are also practical aspects of being a husband or wife that you should definitely give some thought before signing the register.


What About Stormtroopers In Your Wedding Video?

If you’re getting married and want something a little bit out there, from a galaxy far, far away, why don’t you consider having Stormtroopers make an appearance in your Scotland wedding videos?

It might not be everyone’s cup of tea but this is exactly what one bride and groom have done, with Sophie Sims deciding that she wanted to surprise her Star Wars-made husband-to-be on their special day, the Daily Mirror reports.

“Jarred loves Star Wars so Stormtroopers made the perfect surprise. When he saw them walking down the aisle he was looking at me and shaking his head because he couldn’t believe it,” the 26-year-old bride said.

So what do you think? Would these make the perfect addition to your wedding? If you’re interested, you can sort your own Stormtroopers out at Heroes4Hire, although they’re not the only interesting lookalikes you can choose to have.

The company also offers Catwoman, Batman, The Joker, Iron Man, Spiderman, Captain America and Wonder Woman, as well as lookalikes from other films. You could even have Willy Wonka or Jack Sparrow put in an appearance if you so desire.

But if Star Wars is where your heart truly lies, you could go the whole hog and have not just Stormtroopers but C3-PO, R2-D2, Darth Vader, Chewbacca and Boba Fett. There’ll never be a party quite like it!

Would you go down this route or are you after a more traditional affair? Let us know what you plan to do for your special day.


High Kirk of Stranraer.

Jai and Kerry.

As I used to stay in Stranraer quite a few years ago, it was great to be back  to film Jai and Kerry’s wedding at the High Kirk and then onto the North West Castle Hotel. The weather wasn’t so good after the service so filming was mostly done inside the hotel, the speeches were very funny and everyone had a fab time. I hope you enjoyed your film, I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Lee


Trump Turnberry Hotel , Ayrshire 2

Iain and Fiona.

The weather wasn’t great on their wedding day with the wind and the rain but Iain and Fiona were not going to let that stop them having he best day of their lives, as they did not stop smiling all day . Hope to hear from you soon regarding your wedding film.

Lee.


Brig o’ Doon House Hotel, Ayrshire. 2

Skayne and Heather’s Wedding Day.

Filming started at the bride’s parents house , where Heather and her bridesmaids were getting ready and then onto the Brig o’ Doon House Hotel for the wedding ceremony and reception .Photographer on the day was Grant from Dream Day Photography. Skayne and Heather were a pleasure to work with and I hope they had a wonderful honeymoon. I look forward to hearing your thoughts regarding your wedding film.

Lee.


Prosecco & Sparkling Wine Most Popular For Weddings?

Long has champagne reined as the drink of choice at weddings, but now Scotland wedding videos look set to catch the toasts and speeches with the guests all supping on prosecco and sparkling wine.

New research from wine merchant Laithwaites, reported by the Daily Mail, has revealed this to be the case, suggesting that the reason behind it is down to the fact that there are a lot more modern sparkling wines now available.

At the typical wedding, 150 bottles of alcohol are drunk, including 60 bottles of red wine, 45 bottles of white wine, 44 bottles of sparkling wine and a single bottle of dessert wine.

Wine buyer at Laithwaite’s Beth Willard said: “The average wedding requires 44 bottles of sparkling wine and not only is prosecco far better value for money, we also find our customers say it’s easier to drink than champagne.”

Some of the top wines drunk at weddings include Alessandro Gallici Prosecco, Roche Lacour Cremant, Corsiero Nero savoury red, Il Papavero Prosecco and Il Papavero soft red.

If you’re getting married this year, the bar should be one of your main areas of concern. There are areas of a wedding you can cut back on but the alcohol should perhaps not be one of them. People like to drink at weddings and while it may seem astronomically expensive, offering a free bar – even if it’s just for a portion of the evening – will make a big long-lasting impression on your friends and family.


Our Guide To Children At Weddings

Scotland wedding videos can be made all the more charming by the presence of lots of little cherubs running around (they do look delightful in suits and flower girl dresses, don’t they?), but play it safe with your wedding and decide on a few rules for them and their parents to follow before the big day. Here’s our guide.

Who can come

Don’t feel as though you have to invite all children if you’re inviting one or two. It’s fine to say that youngsters are allowed as long as they’re close friends or family. Don’t worry about how people will take it – it’s your wedding day, it’s your rules.

Seating

You might be tempted to stick all the kids on one table with one adult guest to monitor them but have a heart. Your adult wedding guest may not have the best of times if this is your strategy. If you can, seat all kids and parents together at one table or on several near each other so responsibility can be shared.

Meal options

Don’t expect children to get a kick out of munching merrily away on beef Wellington and Eton mess. Their palettes aren’t necessarily as refined as ours so make sure there’s something available at your wedding breakfast that youngsters might enjoy a bit more.

With just a bit of preparation, adults and kids alike can have a great time at your wedding but as with anything, if you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail. So make sure you give it the thought that it needs.


3 In 5 Women ‘Would Wear White To Friend’s Wedding’

It’s really rather frowned upon to show up to someone else’s wedding as a guest and wear white for fear of upstaging the bride, but apparently this won’t be stopping many Brits out there as new research has revealed that three out of five female guests would happily wear white.

Conducted by Asda, the study found that this was one of the worst wedding faux pas that people could make, followed by an inappropriate speech by the best man, overly drunk guests and people flirting too heavily with the bridesmaids, the Daily Mail reports.

Of those asked, two-fifths of women said that the day would be ruined if they turned up at a wedding in the same outfit as someone else, with one in five admitting they would avoid being photographed together and one-third worrying that they wouldn’t look as good as their outfit twin.

“There is definitely pressure amongst wedding guests to look their best, so it is no surprise that so many women surveyed were mortified at the thought of wearing the same outfit as someone else,” an Asda spokesman was quoted as saying.

It might be wise not to wear white if you’re going to any weddings this year. After all, you don’t want the bride’s wrath to be caught on Scotland wedding videos, do you! Luckily, there are plenty of other options available. Why not have a look on Pinterest for some outfit inspiration? There’s always plenty of good ideas on the website that will have you looking spiffing in no time.