What is your most memorable wedding?
The one where the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge were wedding guests!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Beautiful, relaxed, informal, creative, intimate
What about your business are you most proud of?
My client satisfaction rate of 100%
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Consider your timing when it comes to fitting photography into your day, it takes longer than you might think but can be very easy to integrate if you know what you're doing!
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
When someone had a can of Orangeboom lager as wedding favours as it was the Father of the Bride's favourite beer and he had sadly recently passed away. They were to be opened in a special toast to absent friends, very touching.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Before the wedding
Formalise your booking with a deposit and signing of the contract, which will outline payment schedule and terms.
Send me as much information and visual details about your wedding, how will it look, what are you planning; tell me everything that will happen and I’ll capture it on the day.
I’ll look at photos of your venue and plan where we’ll do the key photographs of the day, or alternatively we can meet there to discuss how things will happen on the day.
On the day
On the wedding day I’ll arrive at the time requested, keep everybody happy and smiling, photograph candid and formal shots as you like and shoot until you’re happy everything is covered. We'll get some great photos of you both on your wedding day along with covering all the details, guests and dancing until the time I'm booked until.
Whilst you're on Honeymoon...
A few sneak-peek photos will be put onto the blog (unless you’d rather they weren’t) within a week of the wedding.
All photographs will be cropped, adjusted for colour or black & white, and adjusted for optimal tones and contrast and then finally processed into full resolution JPEG files.
Photographs will be delivered to your home address within four weeks of the wedding date and released online as a website gallery pending your approval.
Books and prints can be ordered after the wedding at your leisure; prints can usually be sent within 14 days of order and albums are designed and sent to the printers, once the layout design is approved by you.
Website galleries are kept live for at least one year after the wedding date.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
One of the two of you together, very far away in a lovely setting and sharing an intimate moment whilst I'm very far away using a long lens.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
We went to an art exhibition with something called a 'Rain Room'. We went in and took some magnificent photos, the room has constant rain falling, but you don't actually get wet! amazing
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
A white lace umbrella (make sure it's waterproof, I've got one if you want to borrow it) and a pair of wellies. We can do photos inside if you want, but I still love going out in the rain and getting some great shots!
Describe how you got into photography.
I studied it at college as I loved all forms of art at the time, but I fell in love with it when we went on trips outdoors for lads weekends on the coast or romantic camping trips in the lake district and Scotland.