This cinematic video (below) is technically not a wedding video, but a short film that I created for the young couple to show at their wedding reception. Jen (the bride) and her beau had been in a 10-year relationship.They have one kid and they’ve done a lot of living. Having decided that it was time to officially tie the knot,they wanted the film to reveal their relationship, but in a general way that relates to everyone—to life—from the moment of birth, through adolescence into adulthood, finding love, having kids, and growing romantically old together. The couple love Country music. 


The Kauai wedding of Darrin and Quinn was designed with the following keywords: high octane, roller-skate derby, the Radio City Rockettes, wild fun.  The keywords had to shape the look of the video. Quinn is an expert roller skater. That part was easy: show her getting married with her skates on. Darrin is a marine. There’s the high octane angle. So I opened the video like an action flick; it doesn’t look like a wedding video until we see Quinn with her skates and a wedding gown. This is the 3-minute highlights video. The full version Premium Package video runs 21 minutes. 


Lauryn and Cash didn’t want a regular wedding video. They wanted sassy, different, a video that captured the essence of their wedding day in 4 minutes or less. The shoot for this wedding film (below) required several additional hours of filming, which we did two day after the wedding day—easy as Lauryn and Cash stayed on the island for a few weeks.  In my video lineup this is called “Intimate Essence.”     


Derek and Nalani’s tropical wedding in Kauai (below) was one very spectacular wedding. It was a 2-day event with a local gal and her mainland beau. The video begins intimately,  bride and groom in the hotel room getting ready. Then you’ll see a lavish extravaganza, a wedding spectacle the likes of which you’ll rarely see in a Kauai wedding video. Once I had completed and mailed the finished wedding video I got back this message from Nalani and Derek.   

  •  “The video was amazing David. We were crying, laughing, and in awe all at the same time while reliving our wedding weekend. You were able to capture the most unbelievable moments and expressions of our families, myself and my darling husband. Thank you truly for all your creativity, professionalism, and hard work. You were such a joy to have there and you're vibe was so down to earth, go with the flow. You really read us well and the music in the video were perfect! We love what you've done. You guys are THE BEST!   

    We are so thankful!. Peace & Love,
    —Nalani Cummings   —  

 Note: this video (below) shows the first 5-minutes of a 45-minute wedding video. It is not a highlight reel. Nuff said, I reckon.    



  Lots and lots of brides and grooms and kisses and twirling and epic locations…hey, it’s Kauai.   

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