I had the honor of being the videographer for Caitlyn and Devon’s St. Louis wedding at Westwind Hills – a wedding I will never forget! Not only did Caitlyn and I connect on a level much deeper than just a client/vendor relationship, but the love that these two have for each other is simply unmatched. I am so grateful they chose us to document their day on video!
Caitlyn and Devon share a love that is both deep and genuine. Their connection and ease with each other made their wedding day not just an event to capture, but a story to tell. As a Gen-Z bride, Caitlyn’s vision for her wedding was elegantly emotional, perfectly aligning with our film and handheld video style! There’s truly nothing better than having couples who align with our signature videography style and allow us to lean into our creativity.
The First Look & Ceremony: The couple’s first look and custom vows during the ceremony were not just romantic, but genuinely touching. Their love was palpable, filling every moment with warmth and authenticity, making their video footage that much more heartfelt!
Outdoor Cocktail Hour: The dreamy outdoor cocktail hour was definitely a highlight, featuring personalized interviews with guests to add an intimate touch to the wedding film. How cool is that? Now, when they watch their wedding video for years to come, they’ll be able to hear such kind and loving words from their favorite people. They also featured custom cocktails that were an absolute hit with all their guests.
Late-Night Treat: A special moment was the late-night ice cream snack (provided by Clementine’s Creamery) giving them and their guests an extra special experience! Caitlyn and Devon heavily focused on making their wedding a memorable experience for not just themselves, but their people as well.
Westwind Hills, a luxurious wedding and event venue located a mere 40 minutes from downtown St. Louis, stands as a beacon of elegance and versatility. This 11,000-square-foot venue, thoughtfully designed by an experienced event planner and photographer, is tailored to meet both the logistical and aesthetic needs of any wedding! Featuring two indoor spaces – a ceremony and reception room – Westwind Hills ensures a seamless and stress-free event experience, adaptable to the whims of weather. These spaces can be seamlessly combined to accommodate larger weddings without sacrificing comfort or intimacy!
The venue’s crowning jewel is its multi-use covered veranda, offering panoramic views of Missouri’s picturesque rolling hills. Every detail, from the wood finishes to the custom-made reclaimed white oak beams, exudes a modern yet classic charm. The bridal suite is particularly noteworthy, featuring a two-level loft with 15-foot floor-to-ceiling arched windows, makeup counters, a kitchenette, and a private restroom. This suite is not just a space but an experience, providing an unparalleled backdrop for bridal preparations. Westwind Hills marries modern amenities with timeless design, ensuring that each wedding held here is both visually stunning and uniquely memorable!
“Sarah, our extraordinary videographer, deserves more than just a review—she deserves an award for her unparalleled dedication and kindness. Since learning about the loss of our wedding photos, she has worked tirelessly to not only capture the essence of our day through video but also to uplift our spirits during a challenging time. Her numerous messages of support and encouragement have been a beacon of light, offering solace and understanding when we needed it most.
Sarah’s generosity extended beyond words as she went the extra mile, providing screen grabs and invaluable tips to salvage precious moments from our wedding day. Beyond her compassionate nature, Sarah’s artistic talent is nothing short of breathtaking. The video she shared with us left us with goosebumps, a testament to her ability to not only document but also to evoke the emotions of our special day. Her care and love for her couples shine through her work, creating a lasting and meaningful memento of our wedding. If our experience teaches anything, it’s the invaluable role a videographer plays in preserving memories.
We are forever grateful for her, and if you want someone who not only captures but also cares deeply about your story, look no further than Sarah. Hiring her was one of the best decisions we made, and we wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone seeking a videographer who goes above and beyond.”
Capturing Caitlyn and Devon’s wedding was a true privilege. Their day was not just a celebration of their love but also a testament to the power of authentic storytelling through videography. At Sarah Kellie Photo & Film, we are so passionate about capturing such beautiful, once-in-a-lifetime moments – and we’d love to be a part of your day! To get in touch with my team and I about documenting your STL or destination wedding, inquire with us here and I’ll get back to you soon!
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