Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Candid, creative, smiley, hard-working, relaxed
What about your business are you most proud of?
That brides seem to cry when we present our photos to them. In a good way!
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
You tend to get what you pay for, and research pays dividends.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
True professionals going above and beyond to deliver a fantastic day. Lot's happens behind the scenes.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Enquiry. Meet for coffee and cake to chat and understand the basics of what the client wants, create a package, take booking fee, visit the venues, meet again for more coffee and cake to go through questionnaire and nail the details, take final balance, check nothing has changed 1 week before, shoot the wedding, lots and lots of post-processing images, give client link to private gallery and usb stick in presentation box, mop up tears of joy, let them live with images for a couple of months, they choose faves and we create and deliver the finished wedding album.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
A creative shot of the married couple that captures them looking their very best.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
We tend to suggest shots to the clients based on their personalities and likes. We've shot pre-wedding with herds of cows and have stopped traffic in a High Street in the pouring rain to shoot a sassy bride!
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
There is usually a gap in the rain, so be flexible with regards to the day's timings. We bring umbrellas and the rain is an opportunity to get creative. We've shot in several names storms, successfully.
Describe how you got into photography.
Paul started aged about 7 as his dad was an RAF photographer and I started as a way of recording my extensive travels in the Middle East and Asia back in the 1980s.