Following a recent survey of nearly 4,000 wedding couples by Bridebook.co.uk and The Wedding Industry Awards, it was found that 22% of couples hire a photographer with a second shooter to get added value in their photography service. I’m surprised it’s not more.
As an experienced wedding photographer that has always offered two photographers for every wedding, I couldn’t help but get involved in the conversation and highlight why I think two photographers are better than one! Read More
Over the years there have been many new and, let’s be polite and call them, ‘quirky’ ideas for wedding photography, that have gone viral and become an overnight craze. Within weeks of the first one coming out, hundreds of duplicate images appear so that other photographers can ride the wave and see a spike in their popularity. Read More
Obviously, for some this may be a more frustrating response than helpful but its honestly the case. You don’t need to worry if a location is picturesque or otherwise viable for photography, that’s our job. Instead think perhaps of where would mean the most to you? Where did your other half pop the big question? Where did you go on your first date? If any of these questions spark an idea or bring a smile to your face, then we’re happy to explore them. Read More
Most importantly be yourself!
Of course, our first and most important piece of advice is always – be yourself! The pre-wedding shoot and resulting images are primarily for you, so make sure when you look back you see yourself. Wear clothes that you’re comfortable in and make you feel at ease, whether that’s a chic dress and heels or jeans and t-shirt, it’s up to you. Read More
Where do you get your inspiration from?
Otherwise known as, what is your photography style? Personally, I phrase this as a question as being about inspiration rather than style as to avoid using terminology that might be lost on Joe Public.
Finding out what or which other photographers inspires a photographer will give you insight into the sort of images they’ll capture. If they follow a Jerry Ghinios or Brett Florens Read More