What is your most memorable wedding?
Alicia and Denys' wedding at the empressive Eltham Palace. 180 guests, a huge celebration ... and yet personal and moving! Despite another 16h day I had the time of my life photographing everything that happened.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
unobstrusive, timeless, emotional, meaningful, story-telling
What about your business are you most proud of?
I'm most proud of my reviews. http://www.reviews.co.uk/company-reviews/store/schmittat-photography
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Relax and enjoy the moment. Let the people around you take care of the rest.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
The microphone being passed around to random guests for random speeches. The outcome was true, unprepared and straight from the heart.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Drink coffee and chat about the planning of the whole day. And on the wedding day itself try to forget I'm there unless I ask for your attention.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
Exiting the venue as new Mr & Mrs. - The moment of release and happiness - best smiles ever!
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
Midnight on a boat, top deck.
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Umbrellas! Rainy pictures can look just as romantic!!!
Describe how you got into photography.
My first wedding was the one of a friend. And that's how the story began - more friends asked me and all of a sudden I had a running photography business!