HANDCRAFTED FILMS

Dear Monday

September 25, 2017

Dear Monday, BRB, we’re about to head out to find a cute little coffee shop to hole up in and tackle some work this morning. Chicago friends, where should we go?! Dear Hampton Inn, You’ll forever be our always. There’s nothing better than free breakfast, free wifi, and guaranteed clean sheets. Literally my dream.  Dear Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

Delfosse Vineyards & Winery Wedding Videography | Rob + Kristin

Sneak Peek Wedding Film

They first met at a friend’s house where Rob was on a date with another girl (which Kristin still likes to lovingly tease him about). Fast forward eight months and they locked eyes at their local watering hole. The next day he kissed her for the first time under the 4th of July fireworks and Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

Dear Monday

September 18, 2017

Dear Monday, This has nothing to do with you but let’s just assess my smile from above…whyyyyyy do my eyes disappear? WHY? Dear Vulnerability, You’re a good but hard thing sometimes. I’ve never been one to shy away from the hard stuff. But, running such a public business can sometimes feel like a catch 22 Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

Upper Shirley Vineyards Wedding Videography | Pat + Lindsey

Full Feature Wedding Film

They met in college at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. They initially met at a party but officially “sealed the deal” as boyfriend and girlfriend after Pat proved his willingness to fight for Lindsey. One Saturday night, Pat decided that he wanted him and Lindsey to date one another exclusively. So he texted Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

The Power of the Same-Day-Edit

How a 1-Minute Film Can Transform Your Business

“I hate to be THAT guy, but can I ask you a few questions about that gimbal you’re using?” “That guy” (Zack) was a guest at the wedding we were shooting and ultimately ended up being one of our grooms! As a result of that conversation he booked us to film his wedding just THREE Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

Dear Monday

September 5, 2017

Dear Monday, I mean Tuesday. This past weekend was the first weekend in a long time that I set work aside and really lived in the moment with my people and simply enjoyed being with them. Which means the usual “Dear Monday” is coming at ya on Tuesday!! Dear Hurricane Season, You make me so Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

Dear Monday

August 28, 2017

Dear Monday, Hey girl. I’ve just gotta say, as much as I hate monotony, I’m actually a fan of your arrival every week. I’m a routine girl and you always know just how to jumpstart that for me. Thanks boo 😘 Dear Fireside Drive, You saw a lot of action last week. From an overnight visit from Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

Color Grading Tutorial: How to Match Canon & Sony Footage

Wedding Filmmaking Tips & Tricks

At the end of last year we invested in our first ever non-Canon camera, the Sony A6300. Ever since then the #1 question I have received over and over again is “how do you get your Sony footage to match your Canon footage?” And to be honest, it took me quite a while before I Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

Dear Monday

August 21, 2017

Dear Monday, We’re back to the grind here at Fireside Drive!! We had the best week away on vacation with our families in Nags Head. But, we’re also grateful to come home to a job that we love that doesn’t always feel like “work”.  Dear Huck, I told your Momma (my sister) that you’re probably Continue Reading

The FULL POST »

Big Spring Farm Wedding Videography | John + Kaylee

Full Feature Wedding Film

One of our favorite things about journeying with our couples throughout their season of engagement is hearing their story of how their relationship began. But, the unique thing about John + Kaylee, is that we have known about them for years!! John’s brother, Buddy, and his wife, Jill, are some of our greatest friends. So Continue Reading

The FULL POST »