Live streaming your wedding is a fantastic way to ensure that all your loved ones, no matter where they are in the world, can witness your special day. While free platforms like Facebook, YouTube and Zoom have made it easier to live stream events, there are significant benefits to hiring a professional to handle the task instead. Here’s why Live Wedding’s professional live stream is the best way to live stream a wedding – much better than Zoom, YouTube or Facebook options.
Quality of the Stream
When it comes to live streaming, quality matters. A professional live streaming service will have high-quality equipment and the expertise necessary to ensure that your stream is smooth and uninterrupted. Live Wedding uses a broadcast-quality camera and professional mobile bonding technology that’s used by news stations like the BBC and Sky, which can connect up to six different networks at once for added reliability.
On the other hand, free platforms like Facebook and Zoom will rely solely on Wi-Fi connection, and so may experience technical glitches or poor video and audio quality, especially if the venue struggles with stable internet connections or if the filming device is moving around. This can detract from the viewing experience and completely ruin it for those watching at home.
A professional live streaming service will have the experience necessary to handle any issues that may arise during the live stream. The team at Live Wedding can troubleshoot technical issues, work around unexpected challenges, and ensure that the stream runs smoothly from start to finish. By hiring a professional, you can relax and enjoy your special day knowing that the live stream is in good hands.
Professional live streaming services can offer a wide range of customisation options to suit your needs. At Live Wedding, we work with you to select camera angles and capture unique details of your big day to create a truly personalised viewing experience for your guests.
We provide a completely bespoke viewing page for your guests, which can be customised to include photo albums, ceremony details, a virtual guestbook, and anything else you’d like to add! This can be particularly important if you have guests who are unable to attend the wedding in person but still want to feel like they are a part of the celebration. It also provides a fantastic memento for you to look back on, as we provide endless playback so that you can return to watch the stream long after the ceremony is over.
Is budget holding you back?
If budget is a factor holding you back from booking a Professional package, we also provide an affordable Stream It Yourself option for £95, which allows you to stream straight from a smartphone or device but still includes our bespoke, private viewing page and access to our professional-grade streaming platform.
A professional live streaming service can ensure that your stream is accessible to all your guests, no matter where they are located. Your wedding viewing page is easy to access through a private URL link, so it’s easy for guests to watch at home on a mobile device or computer/laptop.
There’s no need for your guests to download programmes or create accounts to access. This can be particularly important if you have guests who are not tech-savvy or have limited access to technology.
When you use a free platform like Facebook or Zoom, you are essentially broadcasting your wedding to the world if privacy settings are incorrectly set up. This can be a privacy concern for some couples, especially if they have specific family dynamics or other sensitive issues to consider.
The best way to live stream a wedding if privacy is a concern is by hiring a professional, you can ensure that the stream is private and only accessible to your guests. Your bespoke viewing page is not available to view publicly and is only accessible by a private URL. We can also password-protect your viewing page if privacy is a concern.
By using the likes of Facebook or Zoom, you are also signing over your rights to the video. They will technically hold the right to publish, deny publishing, remove your live-stream or use it elsewhere. As far as Live Wedding are concerned, your stream belongs to you to do with as you please. We’re just here to help you make the most of it!
In conclusion, live streaming your wedding is a great way to ensure that all your loved ones can be a part of your special day, no matter where they are in the world. While free platforms like Facebook and Zoom are convenient, they may not provide the level of quality, professionalism, customisation, accessibility, and privacy that you need for an event as important as your wedding day. In summary, these platforms are not the best way to live stream a wedding.
In live streaming your wedding with Live Wedding, you can rest assured that your live stream will be of the highest quality and tailored to your specific needs. If you’d like to discuss your requirements in more detail, please do drop us a message and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.