Reel Good

Super 8 video is a format that has always intrigued me.  It’s beauty and rawness gives me the same tingle of excitement as Polaroid. However the sad thing is that  it seems like this beautiful art form that is, like Polaroid, slowly dying out.  But rejoice! London based company Reel 60 are taking steps towards changing that.  Their super 8 short films are touching, inspirational and retro in it’s purest form.
OK, maybe I’m guilty of rambling a bit here, but I am just a little bit over-excited to share a couple of their videos with you.  Maybe a lot of you won’t have seen any Super 8 movies before…and you really should you know!

First up a short and sweet little promo video…

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Love Me Do

This beautiful, almost peaceful New York wedding was send to me by the photographer Amanda of Love Me Do Photography.  The wedding took place in Central Park and the reception was held at a hip French Bistro in Midtown. What’s great about this wedding (quite apart from how stunning it is) is that the couple, Jen & Hooper pretty much DIY’ed the whole thing themselves. I think the only thing they didn’t make themselves was the cake and the dress!

The Bride, Jen is a fabulous blogger, painter and photographer herself, so she definitely started off of the right foot wedding planning wise! (Amanda even took some of Jen’s art as payment for photographing the wedding – how awesome is that!?)
Jen and Hooper designed the invitations/save the date (which you can see on Jen’s blog), the centerpieces and flowers (including the bouquets and those wicked masks), the guest book and the cute little Jen and Hooper paper dolls at each place setting. 
Jen’s dress was a silk chiffon evening gown from Bergdorf, her bolero was by Kate Towers and her gloves were by Carolina Amato

Enjoy these..and I’m pretty sure I don’t even have to mention how much I adore Jen’s bird tattoos…<swoooon!>