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Loy said there are two things he has always wanted to do: have a drone follow him will he drives his boat super fast, get married, and have a baby. On a warm June Saturday in Lakeport, Loy accomplished two of those goals (hint: no baby…yet). Marissa and Loy are the type of couple who exude adventure, fun, and most of all, love. We had an amazing time helping capture their story and are confident these 2 will be amazing parents once goal three is accomplished.

Here is a teaser on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BVftTr8hzT4/?taken-by=mattervideo

Details:
Filmed/Edited: Dan Bowen
2nd cinematographer: Travis Bell
Photographer: Kelly Boitano Photography​
Flowers: The Bloom Bar​
Makeup: La bella Soul Artistry​
Venue: Ceago Vinegarden​
DJ: DJ E.T. Events​

Music: “Mausoleum” – Seryn​; “Only One” – Ivory Hours​ (all music licensed through Musicbed).

Camera/equipment specs: Canon C100 Mark ii (2), Canon a6500, Sony A7Sii, 70-200 2.8, 50mm 1.2, 16-35 2.8, 24-105 f/4, Zeiss 35mm 1.2, Zeiss 19mm DJI Mavic Pro, Letus Helix Jr, Rode Smartlav, GoPro Hero 5

Iceland Videography


My wife and I spent a week in Iceland in the beginning of April. Needless to say, it was magical. It was perfect combination of outdoor adventure and indoor luxury (we stayed at some pretty radical hotels). The food was wonderful, the people were kind and the landscape was from another world. We cannot wait to go back.

If you want to get married in Iceland, we will film it. Pretty please.

Hope you enjoy the little travel vlog we made.


Sometimes a couple just makes sense. You meet them individually and then see them together and it all clicks. Diego and Erin are a couple like that. We had so much fun at their late February Palm Event Center wedding. From the emotional ceremony to the party atmosphere of the reception, we really couldn’t have asked for a better day. Heck, even the weather cooperated.

Details:
Filmed/Edited: Dan Bowen
2nd cinematographer: Travis Bell
Photographer: Kelly Boitano www.kellyboitano.com
Hotel: Hyatt Place, Dublin/Pleasanton
Venue: Palm Event Center http://palmeventcenter.com/
Music: “Coming For You” – Lael; “Circus of Love (Remix)” – Benjamin Dunn (Licensed through Music Bed)

Camera/equipment specs: Canon C100 Mark ii (2), Canon a6300, Sony A7S, 70-200 2.8, 50mm 1.2, 16-35 2.8, 24-105 f/4, DJI Mavic Pro, Letus Helix Jr, Rode Smartlav, Sony a6300, Sony a6500, GoPro


Let’s start with the black wedding dress. When Jennie was a little girl she wasn’t sure if she would end up getting married. She didn’t know if it was for her. However, she did know that if she did end up getting married she wanted to wear a black wedding dress. Jordan and Jennie’s wedding day was different in the best way possible. From their intimate wedding ceremony to the steakhouse reception, the Ribera’s gathering of close friends and family is a celebration we will always remember. Seriously. It was the best.

Details:
Filmed/Edited: Dan Bowen
2nd cinematographer: Shawn Hoelsch
Photographer: Chance James Photography​ http://www.chancejam.es/
Hotel: Sir Francis Drake Hotel​, San Francisco
Venue: St. Dominic’s Catholic Church, San Francisco​
Reception: Epic Steak, San Francisco​
Music: “Lend Me” – Benjamin Dunn; “Stargazer” – Gyom (Licensed through Music Bed)

Camera/equipment specs: Canon C100 Mark ii (2), Canon a6300, Sony A7S, 70-200 2.8, 50mm 1.2, 16-35 2.8, 24-105 f/4, DJI Mavic Pro, Letus Helix Jr, Zhiyun-tech​ Crane, Rode Smartlav, Sony a6300, Sony a6500, GoPro


Mike and Tori’s San Francisco wedding was the perfect way to kick off our 2017 season. It’s hard to beat the elegance of an evening wedding at City Hall. The day begin at the amazing Fairmont Hotel (we love that place) and ended with a beautiful gathering of family and friends in the city’s civic center. Seriously. So dang pretty. We loved being a part of the Aranda’s SF celebration and we think you’ll love their film.

Details:
Filmed/Edited: Dan Bowen
2nd cinematographer: Johnny Lee
Photographer: Kelly Boitano http://kellyboitano.com/
Wedding Planner: Dreams on a Dime dreamsonadime.com
Hotel: Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco
Venue: San Francisco City Hall
Music: “Patience (Jake Hanner Remix)” – Brooke Annibale; “California” – Carrousel (Licensed through Music Bed)

Camera/equipment specs: Canon C100 Mark ii (2), Canon a6300, Sony A7S, 70-200 2.8, 50mm 1.2, 16-35 2.8, 24-105 f/4, DJI Mavic Pro, Letus Helix Jr, Rode Smartlav, Sony a6300, GoPro


The only thing more unpredictable than the weather is love. Luckily for the Evans, their love was solid and apparent on an unseasonably stormy September day in Glen Allen. At one point during the ceremony, things got so windy that all the couple could do was take a moment and have a good laugh (along with their audience). Amidst the blowing leaves and occasional drizzle, Justin and Jessica had a lovely wedding in the beautiful Napa Valley. We have filmed at many wineries, but BR Cohn definitely stands out among the rest. The place is beautiful. We’re certain that the Evans’ love will remain consistent, despite life’s many unpredictable elements.

Details:
Shot/Edited: Dan Bowen
2nd shooter: Tony Santoro
Photographer: Kevin Mora http://kpmora.com/index2.php#!/HOME
Event Planner: Ooh La La Events http://www.oohlalaweddings.com/
Location: BR Cohn Winery brcohn.com/
Music: “The First Time” – Michael Castro; “Until You” – Dave Barnes (All songs licensed through musicbed.com)
Camera/equipment specs: Canon C100 Mark ii, Canon 5D Mark iii, Sony A7S, Canon 6D, 70-200 2.8, 50mm 1.2, 16-35 2.8, 24-105 f/4, Nebula 4000, Rhino 42″ EVO Pro Slider, Rode Smartlav


If you are going to get married, get married at a lake. Simply put, lake weddings are the best. Matt and Bri’s September 5, 2015 wedding at Lassen Meadows Ranch (near Lake Almanor) was among the prettiest weddings we have ever shot. After meeting at the Pleasanton Dairy (there is nothing cuter than that) the couple have been together for over 10 years and decided to get married at the place she dreamed of as a child. From canoe rides to walks through the forest, the Klein’s wedding was pure magic.

Details:
Shot/Edited: Dan Bowen
2nd shooter: Tony Santoro
Photographer: Kelly Boitano (our BFF) www.kellyboitano.com
Location: Lassen Meadows Ranch, Chester CA http://www.lassenmeadows.com/
Music: “All My Days” – Alex Murdoch; “Fake Empire” – The National; “Can’t Hold Us” – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Camera/equipment specs: Canon C100 Mark ii, Canon 5D Mark iii, Sony A7S, Canon 6D, 70-200 2.8, 50mm 1.2, 16-35 2.8, 24-105 f/4, Nebula 4000, Rhino 42″ EVO Slider, Rode Smartlav