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How do you photograph the Cocktail Hour?

Congratulations, at this point you would be officially husband and wife and you both cannot stop smiling! Don't worry if you can't see me; I will be around scouting the area for the group shot locations and also taking photographs of all the guests talking, congratulating you, giving you kisses, hugs, manly handshakes and they'll even be asking to see that beautiful wedding ring now on your finger. I do love documenting cocktail hour as this gives me a chance to observe and capture all the wedding guests telling jokes, stories and general chit-chat…

How do you photograph the Group Portraits?

When photographing the group photographs, I capture two varieties. The first group shot if the traditional formal which is directly following by my personal favourite, the informal. There's no rule on when the group photographs start; sometimes they occur directly after the wedding ceremony, sometimes it's after cocktail hour, and there have also been times they've happened before the wedding ceremony because of lighting. The formal photographs are what parents and grandparents of the bride and groom often expect…