August 5, 2013

behind the scenes, engagements

Donald + Gazelle : Save-the-Date Video | Reno NV

Donald and Gazelle are one of those couples that are exciting to shoot videos for – they are game for anything! And not to mention very hospitable and friendly, they cooked me dinner and prepared me halo-halo (a special Filipino cold drink) as they gamely brainstormed with me for their engagement film. Sweet!

We took two days overall to shoot this film:

If you enjoy it, you might want to see some behind-the-scenes!

FIRST DAY: BURNEY FALLS STATE PARK

On the first day, we did some nature shots at Burney Falls State Park, where they used to camp. I tell you, it’s beautiful down there!

Burney Falls

Burney Falls. See, what did I tell ya?

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a film still of Donald and Gazelle

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Jerick and me hamming it up with the couple.

I’m glad to know one of their relatives own a boat, so we utilized it and shot some candid clips of them basking under the sun and having some boat ride fun. Most of them turned out to be money shots, if I do say so myself!

a still from the video

a still from the video

Another still from the video: Gazelle in control!

Another still from the video: Gazelle in control!

they even let us drive it!

they even let us in the fun!

 SECOND DAY: RENO ARCH AND RANCHO SAN RAFAEL PARK

On our second day of shoot, we went to Reno and re-enacted Donald’s proposal by the Reno Arch last February this year.

they have been together for 7 years now.

We also shot some scenes at their place reminiscing about their early years of dating and we get to see them planning for their honeymoon.

they have been together for seven years now!

they have been together for seven years now!

another film still

seems like they'll be off to a summer getaway!

seems like they’ll be off to a summer getaway!

The last venue that we went to was at Rancho San Rafael Park. We went around the whole place and got most of my shots over there.

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When I discovered that Donald likes to fly kites, we had to shoot them playing around!

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Overall, the filming experience with them was beyond words; we all had fun that it felt like we were not filming at all!

Can’t wait to film their wedding on September 7, 2013, I am sure it will be awesome too!

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Couldn't ask for better clients + new found buddies!

Couldn’t ask for better clients + new found buddies!

Thanks, Donald and Gazelle!

And as always, let me know what you think through the comment section below! Have a good one!

Credits: 
Behind the scenes photos and videos by Jerick Image

Post Processing to match my video color grades, by Pao.

Thanks, guys!

 

 

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