What is your most memorable wedding?
Central London. Amazing venue, lovely couple. We went outside for a walk to shoot the couple photographs and were quite close to the area near Big Ben. In broad daylight a pick pocket walked up to the Groom and tried to frisk his suit pocket for his wallet!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Beautiful, natural, unobtrusive, fun, creative
What about your business are you most proud of?
That my couples genuinely love their images, I get such genuinely touching reactions from couples whose wedding I've been fortuante enough to shoot. I put all my energy and drive into producing images that tell the story of the wedding as it happened and I'm proud to be a photographer.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Consult with your photographer when planning the timeline for you day, they can help you work out the structure of your day ensuring that photography fits in. They've got experience so draw upon their knowledge.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
A recent bride had hand sewed cushions for all her guests, very unique - eah cushion was slightly different and they greeted guests as they went to sit down for the reception, All the guests were keen to take them home after the wedding!
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I'm approachable and am happy to answer your questions, however odd you might think they are in the lead up to your wedding day. For all enquiries I receive I aim to respond within 48 hours. Once your wedding is booked with me then I'm in contact reguarly to discuss your plans and we'll alway have a phone call at least one week before your wedding day to see how things are going and to talk through with you the timings for your day. I’ll reconfirm with you the plans for the day and cover off any last minute questions you might have.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
The confetti shot - its real emotion, it gets your whole wedding party involved and is great fun for everyone - plus it makes for a great photo.
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Be prepared to be flexible with your schedule and if your photographer asks you to go outside trust them - make the most of breaks in the showers and run outside
Describe how you got into photography.
My sister retrained as a florist about 8 years ago and seeing her business thrive and grow gave me the confidence to follow my dream of being a photographer. I took it slowly, shot for other leading photographers, gained experience, grew my knowledge and then went for it. Its been ace all the way ever since.