25 May Wedding Cinematography – “add-ons” versus “all-in”

It’s pretty amazing to see how wedding cinematography has evolved in the last few years. I’ve been filming wedding since 2005 and it’s very exciting to see the evolution of wedding art. Back in the days, things were simple - you took a camera and filmed as much as you can. This was the age of “wedding videography.” In 2008, we witnessed a HUGE change in the wedding industry with the release of the first Full Frame DSLR Canon 5D MK II that recorded video. A camera that immensely redefined filming weddings and created a new “breed” of videographers: Wedding Cinematographers, Wedding Filmmakers, Wedding Storytellers and so on. The quality of wedding videos improved dramatically, the stories improved and the wedding video industry in itself shot up. Take a look how we at Aperina Studios evolved and continued to create the best possible films for each of our couples....

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14 Jan Happy Birthday To Us !!!

One year ago, on January 14, 2010 my brother Vitaliy and I went to the administrative offices in downtown Sacramento, filled out a bunch of paperwork and made our dream come true. We have both been doing photography and cinema for years before, but we always talked about opening up a studio together. Aperina Studios was our dream come true. We always talked about the company and how it would function but we never imagined it to be as successful and notable as it is today. God has truly blessed us with amazing talents and helped us develop Aperina Studios into one of the most creative and sought after photo and cinema companies among the Slavic community in the west coast. We truly want to thank all those young, beautiful couples that have trusted our brand new company with capturing their most exciting day of their lives. As a new company starting up in a horrible economic atmosphere, we also had financial fears, but we believed that we could make Aperina Studios happen and here we are. In the spring of 2010, Aperina Studios has made the decision to continue the Inquestic tradition of creativity by acquiring all Inquestic website design studio equipment and folding graphic and web design into our extensive list of services. In addition, we welcomed Igor Sagan to our team. Igor has been a web programmer and graphic designer for Inquestic Design for the past three years. His capabilities are a perfect match to join the talented Aperina Studios’ team. Aperina Studios - so what does it mean?. Many people ask us of how we came up with that name. It's completely made up, but we did take the “aper-“ root from aperture. Having a unique name, we worked all year on creating our identity and expanding our name using various networking techniques. One big positive boom to our company came before our official birthday. We filmed various comical video clips for Bethany Slavic Missionary Church for their New Year 2010 celebration. Below is one of the most popular clips.Once the videos were posted onto our blog, our website...

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14 Dec Slavic Chorale Christmas Concert @ House of Bread

Ugol Ministries is working hard at preparing to film/produce the Slavic Chorale Christmas Concert with House of Bread Church. Here at Aperina Studios, we are going to contribute and our team will be working in the production as well as our cameras. Of course, the service will be filmed in HD (High Definition), however, this time we are not able to live stream it online (that might be next year). Nevertheless, we are excited to be part of this amazing concert. You are all invited, as it is a free event for the community. Bring your friends and family as it will be an amazing experience for the audience. For more information visit SlavicChorale.org or view some basic information below.Concert Details: Date/Time: December 19, 2010 @ 2PM. Where: 6401 Standford Ranch Rd. Roseville, CA 95678 And of course, enjoy the production...

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