“If it is practiced by a man of taste, the photograph will have the appearance of art (but) the photographer must intervene as little as possible, so as not to lose the objective charm which it naturally possesses.” Henri Matisse
I love rustic DIY weddings, I love jam jars filled with wildflowers and hessian covered chairs. I love bunting and fairy lights and brightly coloured confetti ……. but as lovely as these things are they aren’t the things that really matter. I’m far more interested in whether your Dad will shed a tear when he sees you in your dress for the first time, or whether the groom will break down during the vows, or whether the best man will go a bit too far with the embarrassing speech, or if Aunty Barbara will have one to many proseccos and show her knickers on the dancefloor. Because these are the real moments … and these are what you really want pictures of. Those moments are what I LOVE to capture. Real life, real weddings, all the ‘behind the scenes’ stuff that tells the true story of your day. You won’t look back on your day and think ‘Oh that was the moment the photographer told us to do this’, you’ll look back and see real memories. Yes I like to create artistic images too, and I’ll strive to capture all of those spontaneous moments in the most beautiful way possible. And I’ll most likely create some well arty bride and groom portraits. But most of all… I like to keep it real.
I am influenced by fine art and vintage photography, which I incorporate subtly in my shooting and editing style. I love shooting all kinds of weddings, but my absolute favourites are those which are alternative and untraditional; weddings that are REAL to you as a couple, with all your own attitude and quirkiness. You are not the same as every other couple, so why should your wedding be? Go on, make it unique!
I have been lucky enough to have photographed weddings in some of the most gorgeous venues across the Northwest, from rustic barns and farms to stunning country manors and castles!I cover Cheshire, Merseyside and anywhere else in the UK or abroad. You can find out more about what I offer and my wedding prices by clicking here: Wedding Prices
I’d love to hear all about your wedding plans, so have a browse through my photographs, and if you like what you see, please Contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
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