Christine Hosey Photography

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Wedding photographer based in Cornwall capturing the magic of your special day. No obligation consultation, fully insured, realistic prices.
Details
Products and Services
Back-up Equipment
Bridal Prep Shots
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on DVD
Images on USB
Large Group Shots
Last-minute Orders
Online Proofing
Personal Online Gallery
Photo Printing
Pre-wedding Consultation
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Wedding Albums
Photography Style
Modern
Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £250
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Full Description
  • Every photograph captures a moment in time, and all those moments make up the unique story of your day, and so it is a real privilege for me to be present at so many couples wedding days, each one so very unique but I never forget that it is your special day, and try to remain unobtrusive and ensure that posed and group shots are as relaxed and painless as possible. I love getting to know ‘my couples’ and discovering what they like (and just as important, don’t like) to help me gauge how best to capture their day. I am happy to travel to meet you at your home in Cornwall for a relaxed chat and to show you sample photobooks , this does not place you under any obligation to hire me. You wouldn’t invite just anyone to your wedding and I believe that this is equally true for the photographer you choose. My ethos is to offer quality at a realistic price, and all my packages are completely flexible to fit around your needs.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Christine
    Congratulations on your forthcoming wedding, I hope the day is everything you want and more!
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    2010
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(2)
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Member of the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers
Industry Awards (1)
Photograph taken for Newsquest won them 'Newspaper Cover of the Year' 2014
Photos
(10)
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • Helston, Cornwall, England
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FAQ
(10)
What is your most memorable wedding?
It's too hard to pick just one, they are each unique, but the most unusual was a Russian Orthodox ceremony which was a totally new experience for me.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Unobtrusive, friendly, photojournalistic, adaptable, professional
What about your business are you most proud of?
The personal touch, every couple is special to me.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Make the day your own, don't get caught up with feeling like you have to do 'what most couples do' if you don't want to. And if it's a winter wedding, remember that it gets dark early, so a late ceremony reduces time for photographs.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
I'm a sucker for the Cornish Kilt and a church congregation singing 'Trelawney'.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
After initial contact I like to meet up in person over a coffee and a chat to get to know them and talk about their plans etc. Once they decide to go ahead with me I am available to contact about any issue at all, even advice on other aspects of the wedding (I have helped a couple design a last minute Order of Service). After the big day I attempt to get their photos onto a password protected online gallery within 8 - 10 days. As soon as proofs are approved a disc can be on their doorstep within two weeks of the wedding day.
What is the #1 photo that you think every couple should take?
At least one romantic shot (taken away from the guests) as that time gives the couple a little time to be alone (except for the photographer of course haha) and a memory of true love in a photograph to keep forever.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
Hard to chose but perhaps the bride who hiked across a muddy field in her wedding dress for a picture of her with her horse.
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Big umbrellas! Some venues have great indoor spaces so all is not lost if it rains, but a good photographer will be willing to get wet as long as the couple are!
Describe how you got into photography.
I was given a Kodak Instamatic and a box of Magicubes for my 10th birthday (if you're under 40 you probably won't know what that is!) but my passion for photographing people (rather than landscapes etc.) grew after travelling around India with a camera.
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Discount: 5%