Matthew Osborne Photography (MrLeica.Com)
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UK Wedding photographer for photographers using digital and film Leica (& Hasselblad) cameras.
Products and Services
Bridal Prep Shots
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Large Group Shots
Personal Online Gallery
Photo booth Available
Physical Shop / Studio
Pre-wedding Venue Visit
Second Shooter Available
Shoot with Film
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Thank You Cards / Photo Stationery
Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Pricing & Costs
- As a Leica camera photographer, using both digital and traditional film I have found myself as a wedding photographer for photographers. Perhaps partly for the comfort that I know my trade and because “Leica” and “Hasselblad” cameras are very well regarded. My documentary style of photography is peaceful and unobtrusive, capturing the tiny details, the intimate moments and the wider scenes. I work closely with you beforehand so we are aligned and then blend into the background on the day itself. I provide a calming influence when needed and help ensure your day runs smoothly. With a female model photography background my style is influenced by beauty whether people, detail, light or moment. Film photography has become a bit of a lost art in the digital age but everyone still loves to emulate the film look with apps such as Instagram. If you want the real thing for your wedding please ask. Equally if you appreciate black and white photography for that classic fine art look please ask me. My Wedding Photography Style – My cameras don't have the popular full auto-everything button, instead, I twiddle and turn various knobs and dials to create each image. That is the reason I also teach photography and why I am fully engaged in every wedding I cover.
ExperienceYear Business Was Established2012# Of Weddings HostedBetween 30 and 50# Of People In Team1Public Liability InsuranceYes
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Preferred Supplier List
What is your most memorable wedding?
A Florida wedding shot in the sunshine under the palm trees
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Passionate, Beauty, Documentary, Creative, Unobtrusive
What about your business are you most proud of?
I frequently travel overseas for photography and attract clients as far as Alaska
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
The best thing about weddings is every day is unique!
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Pre-wedding consultation followed by a draft wedding contract. Meet again ideally for a pre-wedding shoot and coffee. Arrive early at the wedding and document the magic as it happens. Edit digital photos and hand develop film images before scanning.
What is the #1 photo that you think every couple should take?
Wedding portraits shot with a vintage Hasselblad film camera
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
Using my 1940s large format film camera for a few hand developed B&W film wedding portraits
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Embrace the chance of dancing in the rain wedding photos!
Describe how you got into photography.
Self-taught photographer. After 100s of hours of hands on photography and a similar time reading I now teach photography and enjoy using many cameras, lenses, formats, plus develop my own colour and black and white film.