a black and white photo of charlene from love gets sweeter wedding videos filming a pair of white bridal shoes and veil with wedding photographer Jane Hockey

A Simple and Relaxed Wedding Video Package

Seeds of doubt set by well meaning friends telling you how much they love theirs or how much they went on to regret not having one. Or the thought of having one makes you cringe a little but it’s that ‘what if’ worry that keeps bringing you back… I’m talking last minute ‘wedding video’ worries. Wouldn’t it be nice to have something to show off the day to people who couldn’t be there? Not only the guests who couldn’t make…

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female videographer at love gets sweeter wedding films laughing with the bride on the morning of the wedding at mottram hall

Is Video Really The BEST Way To Promote My Business?

92 percent of mobile video viewers share videos with others. That’s an actual fact! Video content is becoming more and more popular and people are spending longer online watching all this wonderful video content. Can you imagine if that was your work? Your video getting shared online? Imagine if it was actually a good one though? Not one you feel embarrassed to share… Is Video Really The BEST Way To Promote My Business? Well it is if it’s one people…

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a full dance floor at a wedding reception at Inglewood manor

How a Wedding Band Will Add Magic to Your Wedding

I know when we got married we were really torn over whether to have a wedding band and DJ or just a DJ. We LOVE music. We LOVE live music. But after planning everything else when it came to picking a band we soon realised we should’ve debated it sooner! We couldn’t find a band free that we LOVED just as much (serves us right for leaving it so late for an August Bank Holiday weekend wedding!) so we missed…

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a little boy screws up his face as he tried watermelon for the first time after his dinner at home with his parents for a family shoot

Hanging Out With The Broadbents – Family Video and Photography

“Aww Charlene I’m in floods of tears over here!! Thank you so much, it’s more than I could ever imagine. I love that we’ve now got a video and photos to keep forever of my boy at this fun age!! They’re amazing!!! Absolutely fantastic, thanks so much for sending them through!! I’m so glad you came round to capture our daily life, such lovely memories now to keep.” Sarah We know I love a wedding and I adore my couples.…

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a bride and groom laugh with the photographer and videographer stood on the back of their vintage red london bus for photos in liverpool

A Rustic Vintage Inspired Liverpool and Cheshire Wedding Video

With stunning vintage and rustic inspired styling and real attention to detail, this really was a Pinterest worthy wedding. From the moment I arrived at Kim’s cute cottage in Tarbock Green I knew this was going to be a super stylish and fun wedding to film. And, of course, being at home surrounded by her best girls would make the perfect relaxed start to her wedding day! With a church ceremony in Woolton (Liverpool) and a wedding reception over at…

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Cuddles and Cuteness – Family Photography So Far

It’s been a very busy few weeks for me here at Love Gets Sweeter. Not only editing my gorgeous April wedding videos but also planning for the May weddings AND hanging out with some VERY cute babies. You may have seen from my previous posts that I’ve rekindled my love for photography (I did it way back in college in a real dark room, even gaining an OCN…whatever one of those is??). And, that I had been on the search…

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An Exciting New Family Project…

So the last few nights my brain has been full of amazing ideas for a new family project. I’ve come up with something so exciting and I would LOVE it if you (or someone you knew well who’s just had/is due a baby or has a very cute young family) wanted to get involved… Even before we became parents we were all about preserving amazing memories. Way before the phone selfie, we actually have a wardrobe FULL of photo albums…

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a pretty mulitcoloured graphic showing lots of different weddings and bride and grooms with a large figure 8 in the middle with the test 8 wonderful years of Love Gets Sweeter

8 Years Since My First Wedding Video…

How did this happen??? 8 AMAZING YEARS of being a wedding videographer! Today a little reminder popped up on my phone. 8 years today I filmed my first ever wedding (after editing my own) over in Altrincham near Manchester. 8 years ago a wonderful couple put their trust in me. A complete stranger offering them a free wedding video on an online forum. They told me after they worried it was too good to be true but they were SO…

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bride and groom walking around gardens at Bartle Hall and shes holding a red and orange bridal bouquet wearing a tea length dress for their winter wedding in Lancashire

Ideas and Tips For Planning Your Winter Wedding

Planning a winter wedding? Or undecided if it’s the perfect season for you? I’m sat here writing this with a winter wonderland outside my window in our family home in Lancashire, we’ve already built a snowman and I’ve enjoyed a hot chocolate to warm me back up again! Winter weddings are becoming HUGELY popular all over the UK and particularly in the North West with all our cosy and romantic countryside venues and I can totally see the appeal, even…

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The Venue Royal Liver Building- Bridal Show Liverpool

It’s that time of year again (my 2 year olds favourite phrase at the moment thanks to Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, though she’s still talking about Christmas…for me, it’s all about wweddings). January is here and it’s all about wedding planning season! Whether you’ve been engaged for 6 days, 6 months or 7 years attending a few wedding shows can be great for inspiration. I used to attend them a lot as a Bride and even as a wedding supplier pre-Mummy…

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How To Impress With Your First Dance

The first dance – How to  impress and make it memorable for both you and your wedding guests! A romantic sway is great if you’re not keen on showing off your best moves. Even then you can practice a few spins, the crowd pleasing ‘dip’ and the big kiss finale to make it more fun and memorable if you’re feeling a tad nervous. Sarah and Jonathan got the kiss just right at their wedding at The Racquet Club in Liverpool.…

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6 Romantic Winter Wedding Planning Ideas

Ooh, so you’re planning for a romantic winter wedding…? As the leaves begin to change colour and fall leaving a rich carpet of warm red on the ground, the days get a little shorter and there’s a chill in the air it really is a beautiful time of year to plan the perfect winter wedding. The venues in the north west are renown for having incredible colours in their gardens. Maybe all this additional rain we get up north mean…

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large group shot of family and friend with bride and groom at a wedding at the Hillbark Hotel

Learn From Our Wedding Mistakes – 8 Years on!

Lee and I were married at the Hillbark Hotel in the Wirral. On a not so sunny August bank holiday (it rained so heavy in the afternoon, it was well timed thankfully as we sat down to eat!!) surrounded by all 44 of our wonderful wedding guests. We had our wedding photographer and video handy friends there to capture it all and despite our wedding highlights video being a tad cheesy, because lets not forget it was the first ever…

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Top 5 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Day!

There are a lot of wedding tips and words of advice from magazines, bloggers and even friends and family to ensure you have the perfect wedding day. Things from how to know your dress is ‘The One’ to helping you pick your first dance song. These top 5 wedding tips are the ones that prove the most useful time and time again for my Bride and Groom’s. Every pre-wedding meeting we have, every email as we get closer to the…

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The Most Amazing Wedding Video Reviews. Ever

Here at Love Gets Sweeter Wedding Videography HQ (currently my fancy garden shed in sunny Lancashire) I’m always working away on updating my wedding videography website and keeping you guys up to date on my social media (Instagram is still my favourite). If you haven’t quite clicked with a recommendation your friends and family sent over, where do you turn to next when looking for your wedding videographer..? How about their past wedding couples? After all, they’ve actually used them…

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Daddy holding sleepy babys hand while filming for a newborn lifestyle shoot in burscough, lancashire

Love Gets Sweeter – NEW Family and Newborn Films

Love really does get a little sweeter this valentines day as I officially launch our amazing new collection of family and newborn films (and if you read all the way to the end there may be a tempting introductory offer too)… Lee and I have never been big on the whole ‘Valentines Day’. Our first way back in 2003 was at the Albert Dock in Liverpool (fancy) and Lee splashed out on a posh (and ridiculously overpriced) meal at Est…

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owl delivering the rings during a wedding ceremony the Venue in the Liver Building Liverpool

A Colourful Liverpool The Venue Wedding Video

I actually know this Liverpool loving Bride and Groom through a mutual friend and a past love of Insanity workouts in Burscough. I fell pregnant half way through and it was only when I heard from Angharad enquiring about having a wedding video of her amazing wedding at The Venue at The Royal Liver Building did we get to catch up again.   Fast forward a good while later (I do love an organised Bride) the big day was finally upon…

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Bride and Groom posing for photographs in St Anne's Church gardens near the Liver Buildings after their wedding ceremony

A Glamorous Liverpool Wedding Video

It seriously can’t get more glamorous than this stylish Liverpool wedding. Not only was the bride a stunner with an air of Grace Kelly about her but the groom didn’t scrub up too bad either (how nice is that vibrant peacock lining in his blue suit?). Their city centre historic venue, The Racquet Club, even set the tone for the celebrations and gave the day another air of sophistication. Prepare to swoon… “Soooooo beautiful !!!! We cant stop watching it…

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The bride and groom walk towards the Wedding videographer as guests shower them with confetti outside their birkenhead church in the wirral

A Thornton Manor Wedding Video

Siobhan was a bridesmaid at one of my favourite weddings from the year before (you can see Katy and Tony’s super fun Knowsley Hall wedding here) and not only that but she was engaged to the bride’s brother! I had such fun at that wedding as their wedding videographer so I and knew their Thornton Manor wedding over in the Wirral would be a contender for my favourite EVER wedding before I had even filmed it! A Fun and Relaxed…

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A Knowsley Hall Scorcher

Wow. Just wow. Katy and Tony’s wedding day over in the Wirral and Merseyside was one of my favourites to be a part of. I honestly felt so honoured to be there capturing the day as it unfolded and was made to feel like a dear friend by all of the lovely wedding party. [reveal heading=”%image% Click here to read more and see their wedding highlights film”] I had met Katy and her lovely Bridesmaid at The Wedding Fair’s North…

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