Lindsay and Justin – Hall of State Wedding at Fair Park in Wedding Video Dallas TX
Dallas’ Fair Park is a treasury of beautiful Art Deco buildings dating from the time of the 1936 Texas Centennial. Lindsay and Justin chose the Hall of State, easily the grandest of the remaining architectural wonders, for the site of their December wedding.
The gorgeous bride was stunning in her trumpet-styled lace gown with a Queen Anne Neckline and Keyhole back. The skirt of the gown was a jubilant explosion of tulle ruffles. Her crystal chandelier earrings featured large stones set in gold which complimented the large gold bangle bracelet set with pave gems at her wrist. Finishing her bridal ensemble was a tulle veil in two layers – one cathedral length to follow her down the aisle and the other fingertip length, which she wore over her face for her entrance. Her bouquet was a mixture of white roses and white peonies. Lindsay’s bridesmaids wore a variety of gowns, some in soft dewy pink and the others in a subtle taupe.
The distinctive venue looked resplendent for the occasion. The Texas limestone walls, fluted columns and unique chandeliers set a dramatic scene. Guest picked up their programs from a lace-covered table with large silver candelabra topped with white hydrangeas. The ceremony was flanked by enormous flower arrangements featuring pink and white roses with hydrangeas.
When the ceremony was over, guests moved to another part of the building where an exquisite wedding cake waited. The bottom layer was covered in smooth gold fondant. The next appeared to be wrapped in white lace below a thinner layer wrapped in gold lace. The penultimate layer had neat taupe and white stripes topped with a bouquet of three gold flowers. The final layer was simply covered in smooth white fondant. The accompanying groom’s cake looked like a recently abandoned poker game.
Lindsay and Justin looked very comfortable and very accomplished during their First Dance to a recording of Sam Cooke’s Stand By Me. A live band waited to entertain the guests. Lindsay was a frequent face on the dance floor, deftly handling a flute of champagne. Shortly after Lindsay led the way, dancers crowded the floor and stayed there throughout the evening.
As their special day drew to a close, Lindsay wrapped up in a white fur stole and departed with Justin down the many steps of the Hall of State. At the bottom of the steps guests showered the couple with glitter as they entered the white vintage Rolls Royce waiting to whisk them away.
Behind the Scenes with LeniCam Video Productions
As you watch Lindsay and Justin’s wedding video, one thing is very clear; a lot of planning went into the execution of the glorious event. One of our goals was to record every well-planned detail – from the magnificent lighting on the exterior of the Hall of State to the engraved shot glass favors lined up for the guests, each glass with a shiny pastel ornament inside.
To capture the ceremony we used two cameras. One camera on a tripod at the back of the audience with a videographer directly manipulating it and another camera at the front. The camera at the front has an extra tall tripod so that we could film outside the line of sight, but still be out of the way.
We also provided the sound system for this ceremony. This is not something all brides need, since many venues have this as a part of their package, but we were glad we were able to accommodate Lindsay in this way. She needed microphones for the minister, readers and musicians and loudspeakers. The equipment was already in our inventory and we have plenty of experience.
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