Interviews at Weddings - Page 3 at

Go Back   DV Info Net > Special Interest Areas > Wedding / Event Videography Techniques

Wedding / Event Videography Techniques
Shooting non-repeatable events: weddings, recitals, plays, performances...

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old December 19th, 2010, 03:55 PM   #31
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Posts: 1,104
Interestingly, these opportunistic interviews that can add so much are shots you are more likely to see and get if you aren't nailed down trying to "interview" a large number of people. I really dislike doing interviews en masse. It's a 'great' way to be preoccupied and miss a lot of good shots including 'special' interviews. It's a whole different thing to selectively "interview" guests opportunistically as you move about looking for good shooting opportunities. That is what I was referring to in my opening comment. My opinion remains the same; if you are going to offer guest interviews of a substantial number of guests, you WILL miss a lot of good shots while you are bogged down with that. I believe a separate shooter who is dedicated to shooting the interviews is very important in this situation. If you try to do both, that is a large number of guest interviews as well as the overall coverage of everything that is going on, the quality of your coverage shots will be much less. That's the point that I am trying to make. My point does not conflict with including special interviews that you have the opportunity to include. In fact, my point supports being able to identify and shoot them because you don't have both feet nailed down while you are playing the video equivalent of photo booth.
Jim Snow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 20th, 2010, 08:37 AM   #32
Major Player
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Columbia,SC
Posts: 806
I just did interviews for the first time in about 3 yrs. But, I did it differently...
Cinema Couture
Bill Grant is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

Omega Broadcast
(512) 251-7778
Austin, TX

(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

(800) 238-8480
Glendale, CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Special Interest Areas > Wedding / Event Videography Techniques

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:48 AM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2015 The Digital Video Information Network