What's your style of photography?
3 words! Natural, Creative, Moments. I think by now we all realise the best photos from each wedding are telling the story of the day, capturing the joy and the real moments rather than too much staging or making things too cheesy. Not that we can't get creative, with lighting or during a couples walk at an amazing venue; and of course we will do the important close family portraits. But the reason people book us is for the natural moments that we capture at each wedding.
Do you travel?
Yes! We've had the privilege of shooting weddings at multiple locations all over the UK and abroad. If you can get there we can get there! For destination wedding photography and travel costs get in touch and we can work out a package just for you guys!
Do you offer albums?
I love seeing a finished leather album, its a fantastic way to relive each moment from your day with your spouse, family and friends. Our high quality albums are printed and bound in Italy, whilst all the design work is led by us with your input as we go. We'd be happy to chat through options and share examples.
Do we need a second photographer?
I would say that around 80% of my weddings I fly solo, so you can rest assured you're not going to miss a moment with one photographer. However, there are some cases where it might be helpful to bring another professional along and I have a great team of quality guys and girls, ready to assist should this be what you're looking for.
Do you backup your images?
Absolutely! These moments are precious and worth keeping safe! Our cameras have dual card slots so we are actually backing up our images as we capture them. We also make multiple backup immediately after every shoot, so that before we head to bed, there should be at least 4 copies of your wedding! It costs a fortune in hard drives, but it worth it for our peace of mind and yours!
What do we do about rubbish weather?
Rain has never ruined a wedding I've photographed. I've worked in sun, rain, snow, heatwaves, summer and winter. We tell the story of each day and I've found over the last 10 years there's always opportunities for great moments whatever the weather. We're always ready to adapt, and no weathers going to stop you celebrating your big day.
We're not confident with photos, how can you help?
Rather than focusing on cheesy poses, I like to put you both at ease by blending in with the guests and capturing the natural moments. It's also important to get to know each other ahead of the big day. I'm not saying we'll have a curry every Friday night, but I don't want to be a stranger on the big day. One way I've helped people build confidence is through Pre-wedding/Engagement shoots. This is a great way to get to know each other and give you a taste of being photographed. It's always wonderful to see peoples confidence rise after these sessions, then to see them strut their stuff on the big day!
We're convinced how do we book?
Great news! Once we've had a chat to confirm you're happy with everything, I can send over 2 things; the online booking form and details for the booking fee. Once these two are in, your date is saved and you can tick me off your to do list! The final payment isn't due until after the wedding, roughly 4-5 weeks later once the pictures are fully edited and ready to go!
Colin is an amazing photographer who feels like he is trying to go above and beyond what is promised when paying him. You can tell he wants the best for you as a couple rather than just performing the minimum required as a photographer. He met with us before the wedding, assuring us as to how the day will go, his place in it and gives great assurance that he knows what he is doing. On the day he is punctual, knowledgable and helpful with his work. A great comfort to my now wife on the day. The post wedding service of getting the photos and albums has been on point as well, without a hitch as promised. Could not hope for a nicer, professional photographer.
From the start Colin was professional, personable and he took a genuine interest in getting to know us and understanding what we wanted from our photos. He was also very understanding when we had to move our wedding twice through Covid and accommodated our new dates without issue. During our wedding day he did a great job and got the balance just right of being there to take photos whilst also giving us time to enjoy the day with our guests. I would not hesitate to recommend Colin, we’re so pleased with our photos and he was a pleasure to work with.
Colin was exactly what we asked for. As a couple who don’t like our photos taken at the best of times and are pretty awkward in front of a camera, he made us feel at ease. We asked for natural shots capturing the wedding day, along with the traditional photos and he captured exactly that. The photos came out amazing and on top of that he is such a friendly person. Even guests were commenting about how lovely he was. We can’t thank him enough.
Hiring Colin was by far, the best decision we made. It was so refreshing to meet someone not only passionate about their job but his enthusiasm was infectious. We really enjoyed our experience with Colin and found him to be in complete control in capturing every special moment we had during the day. He did the most amazing job with our photos and really listened to what we where looking for.
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