What is your most memorable wedding?
the ones where couples do their own thing & the wedding mirrors their personality, not anyone else's
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
fun, dramatic, personal, creative, complete
What about your business are you most proud of?
the memorable moments I create for people
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
for photography - don't choose based on price
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
as a father of 2 daughters, it's always the Dad's speech that brings a tear to my eye. although once, the whole room was in tears as the bride got out her guitar & sang a song to her groom, that she had written about him. blub.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
after booking, i like to arrange an engagement photo session to get to know the couple. then nearer the time, a meet to discuss the finer details of the day. then the big day. once back from honeymoon, the couple will find an online gallery of the images & then receive all the digital files. album design will follow if they have chosen that route.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
every photo is important, not just one. however, i can think of 2. 1. a classic ¾ length shot of bride & groom smiling at camera, showing dress, suit & bouquet. I call this the 'silver frame' photo. It's the one for mum & dad. 2. any shot with the bride & groom connecting with each other. a look, a glance, a grin. those are the most important to me.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
a lime & spoon race was quite good fun! made for fab images as grannies & uncles battled for the winning line.
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
an umbrella & a brave bride
Describe how you got into photography.
always been into photography since i was a kid. nothing else seemed to compare when it came to career choices. i am a 'lifer'!