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A selection of story-telling documentary wedding photographs

It’s not just the big wow moments at a wedding that tell the story of the day, but often it’s the smallest gestures, that maybe no-one else notices that tell much more of a couple’s story.  It’s these intimate moments at a wedding that I’m always on the look out for during the course of […]

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Within weddings there are often ‘moments within moments’ presenting themselves that tell an extra layer of the story. This is another great advantage of working as a documentary wedding photographer; using your eyes and ears with a sharp instinct for emotional reactions means that you spot the flowergirl’s Mum overcome with pride at seeing her […]

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Whenever possible I try to catch some of the behind the scenes action on your wedding day.  Food preparation is a great thing to capture, as you can see the care and attention that has gone into your wedding food with the added bonus that years later when you look at your photos you can […]

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My couples often ask me whether they need a second shooter along for their wedding.  The answer is no, no you don’t need a second shooter, I am used to shooting weddings alone and I work hard to ensure as much as possible is covered.  However,  having a second professional photographer on the day does […]

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An important facet of documentary wedding photography is ‘viewpoint’, that is telling the story of your wedding day through the eyes of the people (or otherwise) who were there.  Often this can be Grannie having a quiet moment in the corner before the ceremony, Dad waiting quietly in the living room away from the hubbub […]

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