Posts Taged greenville-sc-wedding

Wedding Film :: Kent + Natalie :: “Laying the Foundation” :: Moore SC

2013 was a banner year for all of us here at Artifice Films. We got to tell some amazing stories, meet awesome people and visit some pretty incredible places. But, I think it is safe to say that one of us had a more eventful year than others. Kent has been here since the beginning and this past November, he decided that after years of filming weddings, it was finally time to have one of his own.

In Kent’s “other” life, he sells dental supplies and that is how he and Natalie met. She worked for a dentist and one day when Kent went to call on that dentist, Natalie began talking to Kent about a dental supply called a “245 carbine bur” that they were having issues with. Kent took care of the issue and they never thought much more about it. Then, 8 months later when Kent was making a routine trip to Home Depot, he happened to see Natalie and her son there. They talked and the rest is history. The cool thing about this is that for a wedding gift for Natalie during their first look, Kent gave her a #245 carbide bur” that he had placed on a necklace and gave it to her since that is where their story began.

Kent and Natalie decided to have their ceremony on land that Kent’s family owns. They knew it would be beautiful in November and they were right. Month and months of planning and preparation went into making the farm land suitable for a wedding venue. Every last detail was planned and Kent being the “do-it-yourselfer” was making last minute site preparations right up until the day of the wedding. The result was a stunning wedding held on the land where Kent and Natalie hope to build a house one day. Everything about the day was perfect. Even though the rain started to creep in, it held off pretty much the entire day and they were able to have the ceremony they had dreamed about.

A great thing about being in the wedding business is that you get the opportunity to “borrow” ideas from weddings you work and you also get to meet a lot of vendors. Kent and Natalie took a lot of ideas from weddings we have shot over the last 4 years and put them into his wedding. If you’re a former bride, there is a chance you may see an idea from your wedding here. Not only that, but when it came time to select a photographer, Kent was able to dig all the way back to a wedding we shot in 2011 and find the photographer that we worked with in Delaware on that wedding. It was nice having a reunion with our friend Hooman from Vesic Photography who always makes sure a wedding day is full of fun.

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Bride: Natalie McCall
Groom: Kent Chastain
Ceremony Location: Poplar Springs Angus Farm – Moore, SC
Reception Location: Poplar Springs Angus Farm – Moore, SC

Wedding Film :: Anna + Kevin :: “Milk, Eggs, String Cheese…” :: Grace Church :: Greenville SC

know we say that we work with the greatest couples all the time, but honestly, it’s true. We love the fact we get to work with so many amazing couples and Anna and Kevin are no exception. They are truly a prime example of how to make a wedding a celebration of your relationship.

Anna and Kevin have a great story. To make it short, Anna and Kevin met and dated and then decided to take time away from each other, then realized they were truly meant to be with each other, got back together, dated some more and then got married. While most couples would choose to ignore the “time apart” they had in their relationship, Anna and Kevin made a decision to talk about how important that time was in their lives and how that time helped strengthen their relationship and their love for each other. Hearing personalized vows from Kevin and Anna make me realize just how much we love doing what we do. We love capturing raw moments of emotion like Kevin and Anna showed during their ceremony. We also love the fact that they honored their relationship, but didn’t take themselves too seriously during the ceremony. Things like this are what make for memorable weddings and I am so glad we were on hand to capture everything.

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Bride: Anna Baughman
Groom: Kevin Lominac
Ceremony Location: Grace Church Downtown – Greenville, SC
Reception Location: Larkin’s Sawmill – Greenville, SC
Photographer: Aperture Vision Photography – Greenville, SC – (View Pictures)
Makeup: Shantel the Makeup Artist – Greenville, SC
Hair: Kassie Gage from Parlour Nouveau – Greenville, SC
Ceremony Musicians: Sullivan Family Singers
Reception Entertainment: DJ EZ – Anderson, SC

Wedding Film :: Ben + Marie :: “The Full Weight of the Word” :: Spartanburg, SC

Where do we even begin with Ben and Marie’s wedding?  Their wedding was insane from the start. There were so many details, so many amazing speeches and so much love being shared that day and we are so glad we were on hand to capture everything.

Ben is the lead vocalist in The Delta Saints and Marie is a Singer / Songwriter. Both of them live in Nashville, TN, but decided to travel back to Marie’s hometown in South Carolina to have their wedding at the Hines family home. It is a beautiful home overlooking the lake and Marie and Ben knew just how to take advantage of the setting to make everything perfect.

Marie spent weeks making sure the smallest details of her wedding were just right. In fact, she actually made a ton of the small details you see in her film herself. From the gold painted books she used on the tables at their reception to the flags for her photos. She even documented a lot of it on her Instagram, which you should follow if you’re not.

Despite all of the beauty surrounding their wedding and the amazing speeches given by their family and friends, the one thing that completely blew us away from their wedding was their vows. True, they are songwriters and creatives at heart, but nothing could prepare us for the words they said to each other. Literally, it was one of those ‘epic’ moments and I am glad we were there to capture it so they can relive it for years to come.

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Bride: Marie Hines
Groom: Ben Ringel
Wedding Coordinator: Events By Haley – Greenville, SC
Ceremony Location: Hines Family Home – Spartanburg, SC
Reception Location: Hines Family Home – Spartanburg, SC
Photographer: Melissa Madison Fuller – Nashville, TN
Ceremony Musician: Nashville String Quartet – Nashville, TN
Ceremony Musician: Holley Maher – Nashville, TN
Cocktail Hour Musicians: The Westbound Rangers – Nashville, TN
Reception DJ: Ben Hines, Jr – Clemson, SC

Highlights Film Music: Steve Moakler – “Thing About Us” – Used with Special Permission from Steve Moakler.
Highlights Film Music: Tony Anderson – “The Father’s Heart” – Officially Licensed from The Music Bed