Wedding Videographer Equipment – Updated November 2020
13th February 2018
Wedding Videographer Equipment – Cameras
I use Sony cameras for all my weddings. In autumn 2020 Sony released the A7S Mk3. This brought about the retirement of my Mark 2 and Mark 1 cameras. As a backup, I also use the Sony A73. The A7S Mk3 is incredible and a huge upgrade on the previous cameras.
The S range of Sony cameras has always been awesome in low light. With incredible built-in stabilisation which helps me be as discrete as possible and spend most of my time handheld. I have these mounted on my hip on a belt which also helps with this!
Wedding Videographer Equipment – Lenses
In 2019 I had a switch around in the lenses I use. I used to have multiple lenses for multiple uses. It led to my wedding videographer equipment bag being a challenge to keep minimal. Whilst I probably still own too many lenses I have definitely trimmed things back.
Audio Capture for Wedding Videographers
This is so important! I use a couple of recorders my main ones being the Tascam Dr-10’s. These are tiny little recorders and when paired up with my lapel microphones, which are some of the smallest on the market, it means I can hide them so easily that you soon forget you are wearing them. I also carry some of the Sony TX650‘s in my wedding videography equipment bag.
Keeping the Camera Steady
I use Manfrotto tripods and a monopod to help keep the camera steady during the ceremony and speeches.
Wedding Videographer Equipment – Lighting
Absolutely love my fresnel lights for the dancefloor, they throw up some lovely lens flare and really help to make the dancing seem even more epic.
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Mike Savory is an award-winning Wedding Videographer from the UK.