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Lisa & Ally

Initially I wasn’t going to have a videographer at our wedding….I thought we could do without and I am genuinely so grateful that I changed my mind as I was completely wrong!! I was concerned that a camera poking at my face all day would stress me (I am not great at getting my photo taken and being on camera). However, Rob at Curious Robin films made the experience so calm and unobtrusive, I hardly realised I was being filmed which made the experience all so easy and comfortable.

Our wedding video still has me in tears almost 4 years later, every single time I watch it. After all the planning and organising we went through to get it right, Rob really captured the essence of our day in a way that no photograph could. With the perfect choice of music and even the details like using the old vintage camera. Every time I watch it I feel like I’m transported back to that day and experiencing it all over again and for that exact reason, I just can’t recommend Curious Robin Films highly enough.

- Lisa & Ally
Money where my mouth is // my own wedding film

Money where my mouth is // my own wedding film

Posted by on May 3, 2018 in General Chat | No Comments

My job is to convince people to commission us to capture their wedding, at no small cost to them. Perhaps it would help them to know that I am not a hypocrite by sharing my wedding film. Today is my wife and I’s fifth wedding anniversary. Before I waffle on, I ought to just state […]

We take our time

We take our time

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

One thing we often see advertised and truly marvel at the ability of companies to produce are same day edits. The idea of filming a wedding, which usually finished for me at 10pm, then in a dazed state sitting down and sifting 2 x full days of footage, and bringing that to some sort of […]

The highlight of highlights – Wedding Film “reel”

The highlight of highlights – Wedding Film “reel”

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in General Chat, Weddings | No Comments

We’ve been in the process of separating all the non-wedding content out of this site (our new commercial brand is Simmerdim – go check it out) and last to be updated is the first thing anyone sees – our highlight banner reel. We’re not really into creating a showreel for the wedding company, as we […]

Wedding Highlight Films – the main event, not an afterthought

Wedding Highlight Films – the main event, not an afterthought

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Our wedding package is built around the wedding highlight films. 5-ish minutes in length, they are far harder and more time consuming than any other part. French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal wrote in 1657; Je n’ai fait celle-ci plus longue que parce que je n’ai pas eu le loisir de la faire plus courte. […]

Getting technical with wedding film aesthetics

Getting technical with wedding film aesthetics

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in General Chat | No Comments

This week we’ve been diving into the technicalities of our wedding film aesthetics. As you’ll know from our previous post, we’ve just upgraded to a new camera. The Sony a7sii is more capable than the Canon DSLRs we shot with in many areas but one novel one is its dynamic range and picture profiles. We […]

Continual reinvestment in our product – new camera

Continual reinvestment in our product – new camera

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in kit | No Comments

Exciting times as we upgrade to a new camera for our wedding film services. When people take the cost of wedding videography at face value they often find it very expensive. Yet, when considered that it may take up to two weeks to full edit a wedding and we also have all our own business […]

New wedding highlight film – Gerry & Clare’s Edinburgh Wedding

New wedding highlight film – Gerry & Clare’s Edinburgh Wedding

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Monday morning and we’ve a new wedding highlight film to share with you. Gerry & Clare got married in St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh followed by a reception at Shieldhill Castle, near Biggar, in the Scottish Borders. It’s probably one of the most logistically difficult weddings I’ve ever had to shoot, but that was a by-product […]

Wedding films – what does a second shooter do?

Wedding films – what does a second shooter do?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

You’ll see it on our contracts and in general chat, but the term second shooter seems a bit vague. In fact, prior to commencing upon a career in filmmaking, the term second shooter would most likely conjure up conspiracy theories about the assassination of JFK. Thankfully, its a lot less dramatic than that. No grassy […]

Protecting precious footage – data security for wedding film footage

Protecting precious footage – data security for wedding film footage

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in kit, Weddings | No Comments

Loss or corruption of footage. It is the nightmare of any wedding filmmaker. It literally keeps us awake at night and has us break out in cold sweats. A couple have planned a wedding for years. They’ve entrusted us to capture the most important moments of the most important day in their lives together. Until […]

Top 10 Christmas Movies – as determined by a 30-something bloke

Top 10 Christmas Movies – as determined by a 30-something bloke

Posted by on Dec 25, 2017 in General Chat | No Comments

Christmas, the season of good cheer, feasting, terrible office secret Santa and evergreen movies. Here at the Robin’s Nest, we are massive Christmas movies fans. Mainly because they a.) are usually joyous; and b.) often hugely profound (well some are). They’ve even perhaps subtly influenced our editing when it comes to winter weddings. So here, […]