What is your most memorable wedding?
My aunties as I was a bridesmaid at six years old, I remember how special I felt and how tiring and a little scary a photographer can seem. I always try to make the day a little more fun and aim to achieve those all important pictures as quickly and fun with a lovely mixture of reportage and set. Family shoots are all about having fun with each other and forgetting that you are being photographed.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Fun Imaginative creative sensitive professional
What about your business are you most proud of?
My business has supported me and my children for the past 14 years and hope it continues to do for many years to come
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Enjoy and trust the professionals you have employed to make sure the day run smoothly
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Photo bunting of the couple from fun nights or days out, holidays, some of them as children thrown in, such a lovely visual of the couple from then to now, loved it
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Meet with couple to discuss what style of wedding photographs they would like, a pre wedding shoot can be arranged. We talk about the agreement and what this covers and means, and Itinerary is most important, this will be discussed and the couple will fill this out and return at least 1 month before the wedding day. A deposit is required beforehand and the balance paid 1 month before the wedding. The Wedding images will be ready 2 weeks after the wedding day and supplied to couple on DVD or USB with all images edited and ready to print
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
A quiet moment with the Bride and Groom away from all the guests
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
The Groom Best man and Ushers where holding the Bride then pretended to throw her into the river, they did not but my assistant captured a picture of me running toward them with my hand out, ha ha ha but I still managed to get the shot at the same time
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Lots of umbrellas can be fun and of course wellies - Go with it and have fun
Describe how you got into photography.
I have always, from a child been interested in capturing the moment or look, I have just always wanted to keep these memories for myself to enjoy through the years, I have always loved my albums and even now I still print pictures of the family and grandchildren, nice big multi prints so that I can see all the fun we have had each year, its just wonderful.