Abby + Tyler | A Short Wedding Film from St Joseph Missouri

Abby + Tyler | A Short Wedding Film from St Joseph Missouri

I find it funny that we cried more watching the film than we did that day. Maybe because we were able to experience the love more slowly and process our emotions together in private. I am forever grateful to you for giving us such wonderful memories and capturing the moments that I can’t remember. I feel like I had amnesia and it’s been upsetting to me. Our video changed that. I feel such relief and joy! – Abby I’ll admit it, I’m a moment junky. When I shoot, I’m constantly looking for honest and true moments that might inform the viewer about my subject. I pare down my gear to zero in on those moments. Nothing unnecessary because I am always on the hunt. I’m present; always watching. My films are changing slowly as I evolve as a wedding film maker. I often ask myself when shooting “If this were my great grandfathers wedding film, would I want to see it?”. I now ask this when editing as well. So here we have Abby and Tyler, my longest “short film” to date. Even at ten minutes this film is dense with information about them as a couple. Some of it is narrated (how they met and the meaning of the arrow head necklace), some of it is buried in the audio bed (Abby’s Anchorman quote), some of it is in your face (Tyler’s fearless bubbly drinking, and their debate about who is taller). I have intentionally left more information in because I felt it belonged, short film or not. This film also illustrates something we here at Wirken Films...