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Who is Ryan Hender as a Person?
Shortly after marrying my best friend in 2007, we found out we couldn’t have children of our own. As a child, I spent time in Foster Care, so I knew how hard it was to be in the system. Rather than going the traditional adoption route, we decided to foster children so we could change more than just one life. Jackson came to live with us when he was 7 months old, and just months later we were asked to adopt him permanently, along with his twin brothers that had yet to be born. We went from a family of 2 to a family of 5 in just 4 short months. It changed everything.
I had no choice but to quit my job to stay home with our boys, and that allowed me to finally chase my dream of being an artist. I had always wanted to make a difference telling stories, but I never thought I would be doing what I do today. I first fell in love with fine art photography when I was just 15. I spent most of my life making videos purely as a hobby, with just over 2Million views on my YouTube channel. As of 2009 I have been a full-time freelance filmmaker and have enjoyed every second of it.
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Hiring a qualified commercial videography and photography company Equals Great Wedding Memories -commercial videography and photography
When planning a wedding, videography and photography forms one of the most important components of the planning. People often worry about the budget as well as the allocation of resources during the planning. This is natural except if the person comes from an extremely wealthy background. If it’s like that, fine, but for other people without such background, they would like to believe they can get the most out of their money by getting an affordable commercial videography and photography company especially when faced with huge expenditures in an event tagged “once in a lifetime”.
Most time, one of the last elements that are needed to be considered before the wedding is videography. However, it is one of the first elements that would later play a role in the “I’d like to have” category of the blessed events. Very often, it is argued that because there will be many photo-shoots, videography is not necessary and this has always turn out to be a big lie. Photos may have obvious advantages (hanging on the wall, easy sharing, portability), but on their own, they can’t convey the true depth of the entire emotion with the movement and sound that emanates from the video of that special day.
From time to time, we hear some people saying, “I only see those videos once or twice, and then I keep it, so I won’t see it again.” What is been heard from people who had their wedding photo-shoot and video done by a commercial videography and photography company by is that it priceless and it’s among their most precious and irreplaceable possession. Digital video transcends most known storage medium. This means that it is possible to preserve these complete memories for ages, passing them from our life to our unborn kids and from generations to generations. Imagine how you will feel with the ability to immerse yourself in the past and see the videos of your great-grandmother on her blessed day and see how happy she was on that day!
Fascinatingly enough, another common claim is that “photography alone is the most important part of my wedding where I’m ready to go overboard.” This is perhaps the worst misconception anyone that wants to wed will have. If you consider hiring a photographer who is so costly such that you’re willing to cut a budget somewhere to fund it, the truth is that you’re wasting your money and spending too much. There are lots of high-quality commercial videography and photography companies with excellent prices that will handle both photo shoot and video shoot. If you compare their prices with the price of hiring just an expensive photographer, then, you will discover that you have the best of both worlds for the same or even lower cost.
When hiring wedding vendors, it is important to hire the one that knows the importance of making the event memorable for the two people who matters most on that day- the Bride and Groom by hiring a qualify commercial videography and photography company!
Kaylee and Andrew are one of those couples that you never forget, the sort of couple that make you want to ugly cry. From the very beginning, it was clear just how much Andrew treasured Kaylee. During their engagement photo shoot, we had a blast, but that was only the very beginning of my experience with them.
Snowpine Lodge held a special place in their hearts, and not just because it’s impossible to love the Utah mountains. Their love grew deep within the hills of the Wasatch where they shared much of their courtship. They share a love of the wilderness, and skiing. In fact, the hill just behind where they spoke their vows to each other was the very spot that Andrew popped the question.
One fateful night their love started out as a seed, as Kaylee claimed “dibs” on Andrew while at a party with some friends. Little did she know that she’d be walking down the aisle with him on a beautiful summer evening in July. Andrew wasn’t convinced in the beginning that Kaylee was the one for him, but looking at the way he looks into her eyes now, you can tell he finally realized what she knew all along.
Hours before the couple united their two families, they shared a moment on a ski lift where Andrew surprised her one more time with the ring she would wear for the rest of her life. It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, it is so apparent with the way he looked at her during the first look that he was very much in love with her.
They brought in people from all over the country to witness in their union, and to partake of the crisp mountain air and serene wilderness. And when all was said and done, they partied until they couldn’t party anymore.
Mike and Sarah are a match made in heaven. You could tell how deeply they loved each other from the first moment you met them. The look in his eyes as he gazed over at his beautiful wife to be. From the beginning of time, they were destined to meet that day, so destined, that they shared a last name even before they said I do.
On a beautiful summer day in 2019, a close group of family and friends gathered up Millcreek Canyon, not far from the center of Salt Lake City. People came from all over the country to witness the joining of two hearts and two great families that shared the same last name.
We cross paths with new people each and every day, some people are there for our benefit, others for their own. We learn and grow from each person we meet, and one day, we meet the person that we are meant to be with forever. They live life to its fullest, and that is what they are. Both Mike and Sarah breathe a fullness of life into each other, and that is what we should all seek in our relationships. Though sometimes Sarah wanted to give up while on their mountain biking adventures, she trusted that Mike would not lead her anywhere that she wouldn’t be safe, with him by her side.
It is said.. Life is an adventure, enjoy the ride. “I never expected it to be you, ya know, but it is you. It’s all you, and now, there’s no looking back.”
Sarah fell in love with Mike’s passion for life, and for his uncensored look at life. He is the one that “keeps it real” when there is doubt. Mike has a deep curiosity of the mysteries of life and all it has to offer. Sarah loves fiercely and without regret. She is always there to lend a helping hand to someone who needs a friend. Sarah definitely found her match when she met the man of her dreams unexpectedly, and now they ride together into the sunset.
“We are all a little weird, and life’s a little weird. When we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness, and we call it love” – Dr. Seuss
It is always such a pleasure to meet people such as Sarah and Mike. So much in love, kind and care free. Lovers of life and all it is and does for us. When I got the call to be their wedding videographer, I couldn’t help but say HECK YES!
Tori and Bronson have known each other for years. The’ve known for a long time that they wanted to get hitched. It all started when they were both at BYU. For weeks he would ask her out but she would decline politely. Refusing to give up on spending time with her, he asked her again, this time she finally said yes! They dated a while, but then they took a break so they could each serve an LDS mission’s that was what was most important to them. A lot of couples who do this don’t end up together, they typically drift apart while they’re gone. But for Tori and Bronson, that was not an option.
Fast forward to August 2019 when Tori returned from her mission where she was met with open arms by not only family and friends, but the guy that she had blown off years ago was ready to rekindle what they had put on pause for 2 years. Bronson knew that he wanted nothing more than to spend the rest of his life with her. Their time apart was excruciating for both of them, but well worth the wait. He popped the question just about than 2 months after her arrival back home, and of course how could she say no to the silly guy who stole her heart long ago, when he wouldn’t take no for an answer.
The couple decided to get married on the most romantic day of the year (let the arguments commence). It was such a joy to spend a couple hours with the couple shooting their engagement photos. He felt “awkward”, but all that awkwardness melted away when he peered into her eyes. It was as though they had an unspoken bond that only the two of them were a part of.
Tori was so proud to call Bronson her own, it was absolutely adorable! His last name translates to Field of Summer, and that is right where we were for their engagement shoot, I mean, kind of. It was a field, and it was summer last week right? I overheard a conversation between the couple, “I like your name so much I thought I’d take it for myself” Tori said. So very much in love they are. If this photo shoot was anything like what can be expected for their wedding day, I am thrilled to be their wedding photographer!
Utah County has many wedding venues to choose from, none of which is quite like Quiet Meadow Farm. It is nestled neatly in the foothills of Mapleton up a long dirt road. It is always such a treat to film a wedding at this place. The staff is phenomenal, the grounds are well kept, with an orchard to the southeast of the main building.
The day before Haley and Bryant’s wedding it was pouring rain, and the forecast for their day was cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Luckily, the clouds broke just before the Ceremony, and the skies opened up just long enough for the couple to share the most beautiful vows. Bryant clad in a fitted suit that perfectly paired with Haley’s wedding gown. Her train was absolutely amazing! As wedding videographer, it’s always nice when I have access to a long flowy dress, it looks so nice moving in the wind.
Haley and Bryant were a ton of fun, they had a great spirit about them. You could tell how much Bryant loves Haley by the way he looked at her. As she walked down the aisle, a single tear slipped from his left eye. He quickly wiped it away, but you could tell this moment meant everything to him. To him, Haley was special, just a different kind of human. Caring so much about everyone else. I was there serving as her videographer, and several times through the night she came up to me asking how I was doing! She wanted to make sure myself and the Photographer ate. Most couples have so much going on in their minds on their wedding day that the last thing on their mind is making sure their vendors are ok. We had a ton of fun later on too, a couple times, the photographer and myself kidnapped the couple to run outside for a quick photo op, the couple was more than willing. Little things like that really add to the end product, both with their wedding videos and photography. They are really two amazing people, and it speaks very much to their character.
I wish so much that I could edit every wedding video the night I film it, their story was so inspiring that I want to edit it right now, but for now, y’all will have to deal with just a few photos I captured from throughout the day.
They made it so much fun, and so much easier than it could have been. I am so excited to see what their wedding video turns out to be.
Today it was pouring, we had a First Look Photo Shoot scheduled at Jordan Pines in the Big Cottonwood canyon. I was terrified that we would get rained, and rescheduling was NOT an option. The sky opened up for us long enough to get some amazing photos, and both Myken and Carlin shared hand written vows with each other in the beautiful wilderness of the Utah mountains. Coming up in just a couple weeks, their wedding will be held not too far away at Zermatt resort. What a treat it was getting to hang out with these beautifully strong women for a couple hours and make some wonderful memories.
Salt Lake City has a robust history of people who persist, against all odds, they push through adversity at all cost in the name of family, and freedom.
Sailor and Ned are no different, having many struggles, and several triumphs in the years they’ve known each other. Getting married in one of the most iconic homes in all of Utah, the Heber C Kimball house located inside This Is The Place Heritage Park. Their triumph came on 5/18/2019 as they tied the knot in the presence of their favorite people. Family and friends gathered from all over the valley, and some from across the country to witness the union.
Both the Bride and the Groom had written the most beautiful vows to each other, there was not a dry eye in the room.
Blending families is never easy to do, but through perseverance, and a lot of love, true happiness can be achieved. During their Ceremony, they blended sands as a way to symbolize their union starting as two unique colors of sand. As they are blended, the once completely different colors of sand collect together in a jar, never again being able to be separated. Just like the sands, on their wedding day, Ned and Sailor, in the presence of their loved ones, committed to intertwine their hearts and souls to become one, and always put each other before themselves.
The Ceremony was only one part of their wedding to remember, the rest of the night was off the hook. The Wedding DJ brought a lot of energy to the dance floor, and the crew took advantage of it all night long. People laughed, people cried, what a beautiful day it truly was.
Below is one example of a Sand Ceremony Poem that could be used in your wedding if you choose to.
Romantic Sand Ceremony Wording
Officiant:Love is a force more formidable than any other. It cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession ever could. But although this love joins you together as one, remember the gift of your individuality. Cherish and affirm your differences as you love each other. Be supportive of your strengths, and tender towards your weaknesses. Laugh together, cry together, be comforted by each other’s presence, and secure in each other’s absence.
To symbolize the importance of each of you within the marriage and the joining of your two lives into one marriage, 3 colors of sand will now be combined in a sand ceremony.
We begin with a layer of white sand, which symbolizes the foundation of the relationship. Then ______ and ______ will each separately pour their sand into the vase, symbolizing who they are as individuals. Then, they will pour together, blending their two colors as a symbol of their joining together forever in love. Lastly, I will add another layer of white sand, representing you, their community, supporting them in their marriage and holding them in love. Though the vase may be moved around, and the colors may shift and blend in new ways, the grains of sand cannot be separated. They will remain joined in a harmonious whole. (The officiant holds up the completed vase, presenting it to the guests.) May your love be as eternal and as inseparable as this sand.
Planning your wedding budget is hard enough without having to hunt down pricing and endless emails to find out how much your favorite videographer/photographer is. We have listed all our pricing to make planning your day as easy as possible.
There will be additional charges for destination, or Out of State weddings. Travel pricing varies on a case by case basis.
For example Flight, Hotel & other travel expenses.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any travel quotes.
DO YOU DO BOTH PHOTO AND VIDEO?
Absolutely! We’ve developed some pretty awesome packages that give you the best of both worlds.
Our clients LOVE the fact that they have two professionals working every angle of the wedding day.
Having two professionals is an incredible asset to wedding day coverage, we are able to cover the Bride and Groom getting ready, multiple angles of the ceremony and reception!
One of the many highlights to hiring Ryan Hender Films is you get two full time professionals on your wedding day!
WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED & DO YOU TRAVEL?
We are based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
All our pricing includes free travel up to 25 miles outside of Salt Lake City.
Travel is billed very simply. If Airfare, Hotel & Rental Car are needed all you are responsible for is a direct reimbursement for the charges.
DO WE NEED TO PROVIDE A SHOT LIST?
Other than family groupings, we would prefer you didn’t. Let us explain why.
It is very helpful to know who your important family and friends are on the wedding day.
Working from a checklist is counter productive from the work you see on our website, shot lists are a great idea in theory, but we generally capture those images without prompting.
Providing us with a long list of shots will reduce the amount of wedding day documentation we are able to achieve. Therefor making your gallery much different than what you have seen.
LOCATIONS AND PERMITS
There are many places that require you to get a permit or pay a fee for photography.
If you have any questions about locations or photography fees let us know and we can help you find the answers.
WHAT TYPE OF EQUIPMENT DO YOU USE?
We use multiple professional Canon & Nikon full frame cameras and lenses.
Make sure your photographer has multiple professional camera bodies during your big day. This is an oversight often missed by most brides but could spell disaster for them. Cameras do and will fail at some point no matter how new or expensive they are. Professional lenses are equally important, they help render the highest quality imagery under any conditions.
Rain, Snow or Shine our equipment is weather sealed and ready for anything.
The last thing you want is a photographer who is afraid of the elements.
DO YOU HAVE INSURANCE?
Yes! Absolutely Yes!
Professional wedding photographers should have the proper insurance for their business. Insurance protects the photographer against equipment theft, but more importantly it provides liability protection in case Great Uncle Phil trips over the photographer’s bag and breaks his leg. When wedding photographers do not have insurance, chances are they are new to the industry or are not taking their business seriously.
DO YOU EDIT MY PHOTOGRAPHS?
Yes we do!
All your images are culled and those that make the final cut all receive our special touch.
We often select a few favorites for special attention above and beyond the individual image editing.
DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH THE REHEARSAL?
You may add rehearsal coverage to your package at an additional cost if you wish. The Rehearsal Dinner is most often suggested to be covered by the Videographer, and adds an incredible amount of sentimental value in the finished product. Many of our wedding videos include footage from a rehearsal dinner.
WHAT IS AN ONLINE GALLERY?
The online gallery is a section on our website where all of your wedding photographs will be placed online for you and your family and friends to view at any time.
It is also a secure shopping cart for you and family to order prints, cards or albums from and have them delivered right to your door.
HOW LONG UNTIL I RECEIVE MY PHOTOGRAPHS?
HOW LONG UNTIL I RECEIVE MY PHOTOGRAPHS?
Edited photos are typically delivered 60-90 days after a wedding. Video, being far more labor intensive can take as long as 6 months. These times are just estimates. It may be possible for a delayed delivery depending on overall workload, and what time of year your event is held.
In order to keep our delivery time as short as possible, we do limit the number of events we take each year.
HOW MANY PHOTOGRAPHS WILL I RECEIVE?
The number of photographs taken depends on many things.
Types of events, hours of coverage, number of guests, locations… The average is 500 images for an eight hour day. Those numbers may vary depending on the day itself.
DO WE RECEIVE RAW FILES OR UNEDITED IMAGES?
The Raw, unedited images are not available for purchase or viewing.
The images selected for final delivery reflect our very high standards and cut images are not archived.
CAN YOU HOLD A DATE FOR ME?
To be fair to everyone we do not hold dates until a deposit is made and a contract is signed.
All bookings are on a first come first serve basis.
WHAT IS YOUR PAYMENT SCHEDULE?
A non-refundable deposit of 50% of your total balance is due to reserve your day.
The remaining balance is due one week before the wedding day. The retainer fee and all money collected is non-refunable. The retainer guarantees the reservation of your date and after the contract is signed we turn down all other commissions for that day.
WHEN SHOULD WE BOOK YOU?
As soon as possible! We don’t hold dates unless we have a signed contract and deposit is paid.
We often book weddings as far as two years in advance. If you want US, the sooner the better!