A Letter To My Future Husband…

Sierra and Ryan’s wedding video from Park City, Utah.
Contact ➤ https://www.TheFilmPoets.com
A Story of Love and Loss ➤ https://youtu.be/2rGuXYAQb8s
Favorite Filmmaking Gear ➤ http://geni.us/FilmPoetsGear

Sierra is beautiful and talented, but what made her stand out was how kind she was. When she told me about the song that she wrote for Ryan, I knew it’d be a great in her film.

Sierra’s song is called Make It Easy and was written by Sierra Black, Mark Bright, and Chris Stevens. It well be released soon.

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Wedding Day Team
Planning and Design – Silver Summit Event Design
Reception Venue – Montage, Deer Valley
Ceremony Venue – St Mary’s – Park City, Utah
Rehearsal Dinner – Ghidotti’s – Park City, Utah
Cinematography – The Film Poets
Photography – Haley Ringo Photography

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Connect
Website : http://www.thefilmpoets.com
Facebook – http://facebook.com/thefilmpoets
Instagram – http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

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GEAR LIST
Main Camera – http://geni.us/WjBI

LENSES :
Main Prep Lens – http://geni.us/oQFA
Main Groom Prep Lens – http://geni.us/UhxQ
Tight Groom Prep – http://geni.us/MmEd
Tight Bride Prep – http://geni.us/P4NSum
Establishing & Motion – http://geni.us/VRDoA
Extra Angle – http://geni.us/iJBQ
Ceremony and Processional – http://geni.us/OEudK
Bride Ceremony Angle – http://geni.us/ll7K4

STABILIZATION :
Matt’s main tool – http://geni.us/AeDwo
Pacey’s main tool – https://bhpho.to/2i0z9ld
Gimbal – http://amzn.to/2idaDQQ
Drone – http://amzn.to/2hxoZL9

AUDIO :
The best wireless mic for toasts & speeches – http://amzn.to/2jwzEXJ
Audio recorder for ceremony & toasts – http://amzn.to/2jWv429
Our favorite pocket recorder – http://amzn.to/2jWtj51

Copyright : The Film Poets, LLC

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DJI Mavic Air BEST Settings vs Pro – tutorial

A review and comparison of the DJI Mavic Air vs the DJI Mavic Pro camera quality.
Mavic Air LUT ➤ http://geni.us/AEdi
Mavic Air LowLight Pack ➤ http://geni.us/0eRn

I take a look at the Mavic Air camera to see if there have been any improvements to it since DJI came out with the Mavic Pro. The sharpness holds up when compared to the Pro. Although the Air does not have D-log, the dynamic range is still nice when set ti D-Cinelike and -3 contrast.

Buy the Mavic Air here : http://geni.us/MzDs

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🎥 Suggested Camera Settings

Easy Workflow : Color – D-Cinelike / Style – 0, 0, -1

♥ Best Quality (IMO) : Color / D-Cinelike / Syle – 0, -3, -2 + contrast LUT in post

Suggested Gimbal Settings :
Yaw Movement Limit – 35Max
Gimbal Pitch Speed – 9
Extend Gimbal tilt Limit – Yes (to tilt up)
Gimbal Pitch Smoothness – 19

CONNECT
Website : https://www.thefilmpoets.com
Store : https://www.thefilmpoets.com/edu
Facebook – http://facebook.com/thefilmpoets
Instagram – http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

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An Amazing Wedding in Iceland – Destination Wedding Video

Iceland TempElizabeth and Steven decided to have a destination wedding in Iceland, leaving behind some friends and family, but gaining an adventure in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Watch in 4k!

Locations :
Ceremony – Gatklettur – Arch Rock near Arnarstapi (Snæfellsnes peninsula)
Black Sand Beach – Reynisfjara
Cave – Hálsanefshellir cave
Prep – Reykjavik
Dritvík & Djúpalónssandur, Iceland

Shot on the Canon 1DXII and Panasonic GH5 in 4k

If you’re a filmmaker you can sign up for our upcoming tutorial series here : http://eepurl.com/br6fRb

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Connect
Website : http://www.thefilmpoets.com
Facebook – http://facebook.com/thefilmpoets
Instagram – http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

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GEAR LIST
Main Camera – http://geni.us/WjBI

LENSES :
Main Prep Lens – http://geni.us/oQFA
Main Groom Prep Lens – http://geni.us/UhxQ
Tight Groom Prep – http://geni.us/MmEd
Tight Bride Prep – http://geni.us/P4NSum
Establishing & Motion – http://geni.us/VRDoA
Extra Angle – http://geni.us/iJBQ
Ceremony and Processional – http://geni.us/OEudK
Bride Ceremony Angle – http://geni.us/ll7K4

STABILIZATION :
Matt’s main tool – http://geni.us/AeDwo
Pacey’s main tool – https://bhpho.to/2i0z9ld
Gimbal – http://amzn.to/2idaDQQ
Drone – http://amzn.to/2hxoZL9

AUDIO :
The best wireless mic for toasts & speeches – http://amzn.to/2jwzEXJ
Audio recorder for ceremony & toasts – http://amzn.to/2jWv429
Our favorite pocket recorder – http://amzn.to/2jWtj51

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Powerful, Christ-Centered Wedding

Hayley Anna and Zach’s Christian ceremony was full of prayer and praise. They wanted Jesus to be the focus of their wedding.
Contact Us : https://TheFilmPoets.com
Favorite Filmmaking Gear : http://geni.us/FilmPoetsGear

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Wedding Day Team
Video : The Film Poets
Photography : followell | fotography
Event Planning : Kendall Poole Event Planning
Florals : Fresh Cut Catering & Floral
Band : Az-IzZ – Music Garden
Rentals : EVENTFUL
Hair/Makeup : Tracy Branch Agency
Lighting : Davaine Lighting
Reception : Old Capitol Inn – Jackson, MS

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Connect
Website : http://www.thefilmpoets.com
Facebook – http://facebook.com/thefilmpoets
Instagram – http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

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GEAR LIST
Main Camera – http://geni.us/WjBI

LENSES :
Main Prep Lens – http://geni.us/oQFA
Main Groom Prep Lens – http://geni.us/UhxQ
Tight Groom Prep – http://geni.us/MmEd
Tight Bride Prep – http://geni.us/P4NSum
Establishing & Motion – http://geni.us/VRDoA
Extra Angle – http://geni.us/iJBQ
Ceremony and Processional – http://geni.us/OEudK
Bride Ceremony Angle – http://geni.us/ll7K4

STABILIZATION :
Matt’s main tool – http://geni.us/AeDwo
Pacey’s main tool – https://bhpho.to/2i0z9ld
Gimbal – http://amzn.to/2idaDQQ
Drone – http://amzn.to/2hxoZL9

AUDIO :
The best wireless mic for toasts & speeches – http://amzn.to/2jwzEXJ
Audio recorder for ceremony & toasts – http://amzn.to/2jWv429
Our favorite pocket recorder – http://amzn.to/2jWtj51

Copyright : The Film Poets, LLC

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5 steps to the BEST cinematic footage – DJI Mavic Pro

In depth testing of the DJI Mavic Pro footage plus noise flicker solution.
D-Log Corrective LUT : http://geni.us/Kq97Igc
De-flicker presets for Neat Video : http://geni.us/yeFUVl

Low light noise profiles : http://geni.us/gwMYpjU
Favorite Mavic accessories : http://geni.us/MkPcR
Download Neat Video plugin – http://geni.us/NeatVideo

➜ Buy The Mavic : http://geni.us/kmHC

Mavic Pro sharpest settings video : https://youtu.be/ZEQvOAsY6ks

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In this video I go into see in-depth testing of the Mavic’s camera. I tested the rumors of 2.7k vs 4k sharpness by shooting a test chart. It’s clear that the 4k resolves more detail, but further tests show that it also contains a bit more noise.

Comparing color profiles shows that D-log has a better highlight rolloff, and can be corrected back to D-Cinelike gamma with a corrective LUT found here : http://geni.us/Kq97Igc

The noise flicker problem is sometimes mistaken for over sharpening. It’ caused by the Mavic’s aggressive inter frame compression, causing the noise to re-appear every 8th frame. This requires sophisticated noise reduction to remove.

For a simple, no processing settings I suggest 2.7k – D-Cinelike, +1-1-1
For the best sharpness and quality I suggest 4k – D-Log, +1,-1,-1 along with the corrective LUT and Neat Video to de-noise the image.

Wedding Film Gear – http://geni.us/FilmPoetsGear
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➜ DJI Mavic Gear List:
Polarizer/ND combo for Mavic (great for high sun shooting) : http://geni.us/mjMopXf
Lens Shade (use this!) http://geni.us/MavicLensShade
Buy the Mavic Pro : http://geni.us/Afw2
The best deal on the Mavic : http://geni.us/ek2I892
Shot with this 4k camera : http://geni.us/80p2BjS
Lens used : http://geni.us/JbNvDC

➜ Our work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rGuXYAQb8s&list=PLTnWp1VRTPwYHhRjjdWvPFP78y_8oSsHf

Connect:
Website – http://www.thefilmpoets.com
Facebook – http://facebook.com/thefilmpoets
Instagram – http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

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Best Toast from Groom at Wedding – Lonesome Valley Wedding Video

Groom gives one of the best toasts we’ve heard at a wedding in Cashiers, North Carolina at Lonesome Valley.
Contact – http://www.TheFilmPoets.com
Favorite Filmmaking Gear : http://geni.us/FilmPoetsGear

We first met Bob’s family when we shot his sister, Barbara’s, wedding. His speech to her instantly revealed what a great guy Bob is. When I heard that Bob was engaged, I was excited about the chance to create something for this family again. After learning that this would be a destination wedding in Lonesome Valley in Cashiers, NC, I was thrilled. This was going to be one of the most beautiful backdrops to a wedding that I had ever seen.

All of that to say, every wedding is special, but I feel like this one shows what we love to do more than any other. -Matt

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We will be sharing a color grading tutorial with a BTS of the grade of this film soon.
Barbara’s Wedding Film : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC9dQxq6PD8
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Wedding Day Team
Planning and Design – Invision Events
Venue – Lonesome Valley in Cashiers, NC
Rehearsal Dinner – The Chattanooga Club
Cinematography – The Film Poets
Photography – Waldorf Photographic Art

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Connect
Website : http://www.thefilmpoets.com
Facebook – http://facebook.com/thefilmpoets
Instagram – http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

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GEAR LIST
Main Camera – http://geni.us/WjBI

LENSES :
Main Prep Lens – http://geni.us/oQFA
Main Groom Prep Lens – http://geni.us/UhxQ
Tight Groom Prep – http://geni.us/MmEd
Tight Bride Prep – http://geni.us/P4NSum
Establishing & Motion – http://geni.us/VRDoA
Extra Angle – http://geni.us/iJBQ
Ceremony and Processional – http://geni.us/OEudK
Bride Ceremony Angle – http://geni.us/ll7K4

STABILIZATION :
Matt’s main tool – http://geni.us/AeDwo
Pacey’s main tool – https://bhpho.to/2i0z9ld
Gimbal – http://amzn.to/2idaDQQ
Drone – http://amzn.to/2hxoZL9

AUDIO :
The best wireless mic for toasts & speeches – http://amzn.to/2jwzEXJ
Audio recorder for ceremony & toasts – http://amzn.to/2jWv429
Our favorite pocket recorder – http://amzn.to/2jWtj51

Copyright : The Film Poets, LLC

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The Wedding of Elisha, Justin, & Layla

Justin makes sure to include Elisha’s daughter, Layla, in his wedding vows.
Favorite filmmaking gear : http://geni.us/FilmPoetsGear

Wedding Day Team
Planning & Design – Kendall Poole Event Planning
Cinematography – The Film Poets
Photography – Sidney Conley
Band : Compozitionz
Florals & Catering – Freshcuts
Venue : The Barn at Bridlewood – Madison, MS

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Connect
Website : http://www.thefilmpoets.com
Facebook – http://facebook.com/thefilmpoets
Instagram – http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

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GEAR LIST
Main Camera – http://amzn.to/2hRPkBs

LENSES :
Main Prep Lens – http://amzn.to/2id7vEF
Main Groom Prep Lens – http://amzn.to/2hRWTry
Tight Groom Prep – http://amzn.to/2iJPuuo
Tight Bride Prep – http://amzn.to/2iJPjj4
Establishing & Motion – http://amzn.to/2ida4GI
Extra Angle – http://amzn.to/2hxnSuQ
Ceremony and Processional – http://amzn.to/2iKdf9R
Bride Ceremony Angle – http://amzn.to/2hROLaO

STABILIZATION :
Matt’s main tool – http://amzn.to/2ivA4ef
Pacey’s main tool – https://bhpho.to/2i0z9ld
Gimbal (used for reception) – http://amzn.to/2idaDQQ
Drone – http://amzn.to/2hxoZL9

AUDIO :
The best wireless mic for toasts & speeches – http://amzn.to/2jwzEXJ
Audio recorder for ceremony & toasts – http://amzn.to/2jWv429
Our favorite pocket recorder – http://amzn.to/2jWtj51

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DJI Mavic Pro – DON’T Get This Setting WRONG! | Soft Footage Fix

The best settings for the DJI Mavic Pro to avoid soft, mushy footage and keep the image sharp.
Sensor noise profile for Neat Video – https://sellfy.com/p/BqOm/
D-Log Corrective LUT for Mavic : http://geni.us/Kq97Igc
Favorite Mavic accessories : http://geni.us/MkPcR
Download Neat Video plugin – http://geni.us/NeatVideo

Watch part two : https://youtu.be/r2m5FpaOpJ8

If you want more tests like this for the Mavic subscribe!
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In this video I talk about the soft, smeary, footage that can show up you DJI Mavic Pro footage with certain settings. These shots were done with D-CineLike color profile +1, -1, 0. Firmware v01.03.0600

The conclusion is that the Mavic applies a very poor in-camera noise reduction to the shadows at sharpness settings below +1. I suggest leaving sharpness settings at +1 for all golden hour shooting. If shooting at noon with lots of trees, sharpening at 0 may be preferable because there will be very little shadows in the image, and this will avoid an over-sharpened look.

For an affordable denoiser for FCPX check out ProDenoise
For Premiere check out Magic Bullet Denoiser.

Our Wedding Film Gear – http://geni.us/FilmPoetsGear

➜ DJI Mavic Gear:
Polarizer/ND combo for Mavic (great for high sun shooting) : http://geni.us/mjMopXf
Lens Shade (use this!) http://geni.us/MavicLensShade
Buy the Mavic Pro : http://geni.us/Afw2
The best deal on the Mavic : http://geni.us/ek2I892
Shot with this 4k camera : http://geni.us/80p2BjS
Lens used : http://geni.us/JbNvDC

➜ Our work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rGuXYAQb8s&list=PLTnWp1VRTPwYHhRjjdWvPFP78y_8oSsHf

Review of the DJI Mavic by Matt Johnson : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBXuAGK4VNE

Connect:
Website – http://www.thefilmpoets.com
Facebook – http://facebook.com/thefilmpoets
Instagram – http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

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Sweet Wedding Vows | Egyptian Orthodox Ceremony

Nancy and Blake’s wedding was filled with sweet and personal wedding vows and a Greek Orthodox Ceremony.
Our Wedding Filmmaking Gear : http://geni.us/FilmPoetsGear

Contact Us – http://www.thefilmpoets.com

➜ Connect:
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Instagram (BTS and stuff) http://instagram.com/thefilmpoets

● The Couple

I immediately felt Nancy and Blake’s playfulness during our first talk together. They were laid back, and didn’t seem nervous about the wedding. So I was thrilled when I learned that they were sharing personal vows after the ceremony. These words would be key in telling their story and showing who they are.

● The Place

Their wedding took place all over Birmingham, AL. Everyone got ready at the Tutwiler hotel, and thanks to some connections made by her planner, the first look was on the roof overlooking downtown Birmingham. From there, we moved to the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church for their unique and dramatic ceremony, and as always, the reception at Iron City was amazing.

● The Story

Nancy and Blake’s cute and quirky vows contrast heavily with their dramatic Greek Orthodox ceremony. We became overwhelmed by the amount of respect and reverence there was at the ceremony. It was one of the most unique events that we’ve attended. There was no formal music, only silence as the bridal party entered. Then, suddenly the church was filled with the echoing voices singing the Bible in Greek with Egyptian harmonies. Since this part of the day stood out, the ceremony has it’s own place in their film. I love how it gives a calm break before the intense reception.

-Matt

Our Favorite Weddings ➜ http://bit.ly/SweetWeddingFilm

🎥 GEAR LIST
Main Camera – http://amzn.to/2hRPkBs

LENSES :
Main Prep Lens – http://amzn.to/2id7vEF
Main Groom Prep Lens – http://amzn.to/2hRWTry
Tight Groom Prep – http://amzn.to/2iJPuuo
Tight Bride Prep – http://amzn.to/2iJPjj4
Establishing & Motion – http://amzn.to/2ida4GI
Extra Angle – http://amzn.to/2hxnSuQ
Ceremony and Processional – http://amzn.to/2iKdf9R
Bride Ceremony Angle – http://amzn.to/2hROLaO

STABILIZATION :
Matt’s main tool – http://amzn.to/2ivA4ef
Pacey’s main tool – https://bhpho.to/2i0z9ld
Gimbal (used for reception) – http://amzn.to/2idaDQQ
Drone – http://amzn.to/2hxoZL9

AUDIO :
The best wireless mic for toasts & speeches – http://amzn.to/2jwzEXJ
Audio recorder for ceremony & toasts – http://amzn.to/2jWv429
Our favorite pocket recorder – http://amzn.to/2jWtj51

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