Do you offer videography as well?
I can offer videography as a separate option or combine the two together so that all the work is kept in house and you only have one awesome team on your day working together to cover it all.
Are you discreet on the day?
I am discreet when it's appropriate and required. The rest of the time I will be right in the thick of the action capturing the photos that make you feel as if you're there again
Do you offer a pre-shoot
I do offer a free pre-shoot as part of the booking :)
Do you offer photography + videography
I can do both together yes. I have an amazing team that works with me to make both a possibility. There are several options though. It's best to get in touch so that I can explain more about how it works.
We're not too bothered about a video but would love the speeches capturing. Is that possible.
100% I can photograph your wedding as usual while still being able to provide the service of filming your speeches and delivering them as a separate video.
Can you add bits from the speeches over the top of the video?
Nope! Technically I could, but I wont. It's just not my style. I create fun and lively wedding videos that captures tons of emotion without needing to add the speeches. There are a lot of great videographers out there who do the whole 'speech over the top' really well, it's just not for me.
How long do you stay for
I dont have specific time limits. A usual rule of thumb would be 2h before the ceremony up to an hour after the first dance. I'm usually there earlier and stay later though. I want to make sure that I'm there to give it 100% and capture your wedding to the highest standard. Not to stand there checking my watch every 10 minutes. Weddings don't just happen in 8 hours.
Mike is a master at what he does, he fits around you but also manages to capture the absolute essence of what you're all about. I would strongly recommend him! Be warned though, he's far too easy to get on with so you'll most likely end up befriending him!
Mike is brilliant at what he does and he was a big part of our wedding day.The photos he took were everything we wanted and more, he's a top guy and provides the best service. Thank you again for making us feel so relaxed!
We were blown away with our wedding video! Mike created a beautiful piece of film that captured us perfectly! We had the best experience and it has brought all of the fun, joyful emotions flooding back! Would definitely recommend!!
This review has been a long time coming, mainly because I couldn’t think of the words to properly describe the extent of the service that Mike provides. I think the words that first came to me when we saw our video was that Mike had given us a guaranteed 4 minute slice of happiness for the rest of our lives. As soon as I saw Puravida’s portfolio I knew he had the fun tone I wanted to encapsulate for a wedding and Mike was the first supplier I booked. I often watched Mike’s videos to get myself hyped up when the wedding planning in Covid Britain was getting me down. Mike more than met by very high expectations, he produced the most beautiful video which perfectly captured the essence of the day. Our videos (which I immediately snapped up the full 12 minute package after seeing our highlights video) are so personalised to our day, it feels so special. Everyone is very jealous of our videos and we have had so many lovely words from friends and family and even family of friends! Mike himself was a dream to work with, he was so relaxed and joyous from the very first factime meeting all through to the day itself and after. Mike is someone who in another world I could imagine easily being good friends with - and I am sure I am not the only client who thinks that way! None of these words are enough for the thank you that Mike deserves for his creativity and care he took over our videos. Truly a unique artist and exceeded all of our expectations. I am so happy that I have Mike’s beautiful vision of the day which I can hold onto forever and show to my future grandchildren. Thank you Mike - best money I’ve ever spent!
Mike is just such a wonderful person who is so talented and we simply can not thank him enough for our wedding video. We now have memories which we can watch over and over again. Our wedding video perfectly captures our day with all of our loved ones. "Thank you" will never feel like enough. Everyone we show our video to says that the video is the perfect fit for how they felt on the day and how they remembered it which is exactly what we wanted. Professional and positive from beginning to end whilst still feeling like we were talking to a friend.
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