What is your most memorable wedding?
A mid summer wedding in August 2020 - the one stormy day right in the middle of a heatwave!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Documentary, traditional, rustic, luxury, non-intrusive
What about your business are you most proud of?
my client feedback and reactions
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
choose suppliers that bring YOUR vision to life, not their own!
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
The groom wrote a song for his bride, rather than giving a speech - it made the guests wonderfully emotional.. which looks great on camera.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
initial consultation and booking, a pre-wedding meeting to discuss their vision for the day - a visit to the venue (or a rehearsal to join if possible!) and then the main event - after the big day i like to revisit the couple to personally present their finished and polished images.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
romantic portraits - a lot of people say they may not want them - but to take some time away on the day, just you and your spouse, to take in the day away from your guests and just have some time together - that love really shows in the images, and brings the whole story of the album together.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
as a documentary and traditional style photographer, I've never been asked for anything unique or "original" - but if you have anything you wish to try, id be more than happy to accommodate! like I said, this is your day, not mine! it my job to bring YOUR vision to life.
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
remain joyful and happy, it is still your wedding day, raining or not - there's always ways and means to capture your day beautifully, even if the weather doesn't wish to play along.. besides, some of the best images can actually be caught in the rain.
Describe how you got into photography.
it was simply a hobby, started with photographing animals (well, mainly my dogs) whilst walking, and was told repeatedly i had a talent - so i took a degree in photography as an adult learner, and started working with studio photography - i captured my first wedding in 2016, and got hooked - the run of the day, the planning, the emotion and the beauty of the shots and stories told can never be replicated in a studio.