What is your most memorable wedding?
This is hard to answer as so many are memorable, but mainly its the people who make a wedding special
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Friendly, Relaxed, Natural, Romantic, Colourful
What about your business are you most proud of?
The amazing feedback I have received from my couples, not only about the images themselves, but also about my friendliness and the way I am with people on the day
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Just go with your own style, and invite who YOU want, not who your family want :)
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Sometimes I meet a couple before booking to explain how I work etc, some couples will book without meeting, based on my portfolio and very often personal recommendations. I include a pre-wedding shoot so couples get to know me a little bit beforehand and get used to being photographed by me. I find this helps to put couples more at ease on the wedding day, to enjoy the portrait session and know what to expect. I will visit a venue if I haven't been there before, to check out options for the day, including if rain stops play outside! I will go through your wedding day plans so I know what you plan to do, and when, and also help advise couples on the photography timings depending on what they want and what group shots they want to do. On the wedding day itself, I start at the bridal preparations, combining creative detail shots with natural documentary style shots, the ceremony is all documentary style in a non-obtrusive manner. After the ceremony I do a mixture of natural documentary style, group shots, confetti shower and bride & groom portraits. I also do reception venue details, and will typically work through to the bride & grooms's first dance :)
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
Just one where the Bride & Groom look so happy and totally in love with each other
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Colour coordinated umbrellas - it can look really lovely in photographs, and wellies if it's really wet
Describe how you got into photography.
Always loved it from a child, photographing my rabbits mainly!