What is your most memorable wedding?
The first one I shot, it opened a whole new adventure for me and I made some great new friends I still keep in contact with now.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Honest, Fun, Relaxed, Fearless, Crazy
What about your business are you most proud of?
Building new skills every year, and expanding little by little
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Write lists, lots of lists...
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Personal gifts on the wedding morning from the bride or groom to each other
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Meet up or chat, discuss the day, the timeline and all the details. I always try to help the wedding run a smooth as possible for the bride & groom, so they can enjoy the experience, whilst I worry about the things I already know they want.
I aim to stay for the entire event, I don't leave till I have everything, including the 1st dance and cake cutting.
I will usually prepare a "sneak Peek" gallery on the couples personal wedding web page I build for each event within 48 hours, before proving a full edited gallery within 4/6 weeks, available for everyone to enjoy, along with any video footage.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
A lovely couple portrait, the one that will go on the wall forever, the one the grandchildren will enjoy
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
The bride and her horses
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Take fun pictures outside in the rain, find somewhere inside that could be used as a mini studio, wait for a break in the rain and shoot some dramatic shots with the clouds.
Describe how you got into photography.
Shooting bands and live shows I was working at for 10 years before becoming a parent, then taking thousands of pictures of my growing family, leading to a full time hobby, then learning and eventually starting a business.