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How do you photograph the Wedding Reception?

Every wedding reception I have been to is very different in regards to the procedure, but it's very apparent that this is when the party starts! Often I get to the wedding reception after the portraits while all your friends and guests are outside socialising, and I photograph all the untouched details of your wedding reception (cake, decorations and room layout) so I can showcase the atmosphere and build a mood through the photos. If you have any quiet moments during your wedding reception then I sometimes ask guests if they require…

How do you photograph the Couple Portraits?

The portraits usually occur directly after photographing the group shots; I ask the Bride and Groom to give me as much time as they can give me, a recommended minimum time of 20 minutes is required for me to get a few portraits but 40 minutes plus would result in some incredible pictures! The Wedding portraits are so simple, I've had couples say to me after I've photographed their portraits “Is that it?" and "That was so easy” this is because instead of asking you to pose, I direct people, creating natural laughter and movement, it's very natural and it feels effortless…

How do you photograph the Bridal Preparations?

I always try my best to convince Brides to have their preparations photographed. Preparation photography acts as a perfect visual lead-up to your wedding pictures, and during these times I capture so many great moments that even the grooms have mentioned that it was lovely to see the bridal party getting ready. Brides often get very paranoid when mentioning preparation photography; this might be because they'll feel uncomfortable photographed with lack of makeup or some assume that I'll be in the room with them while they are getting…