Top 10 Wedding Photography Tips for Beginners

I've been in this wedding photography game for a while now. It is, without doubt, more than just a job. You get to meet some amazing couples, and you get to share the happiest day of their lives with them. I mean, what's not to love about that? I also like to think I've learned a few things along…


Kent wedding photographer

How I Got The Shot!

A few people have asked me how I managed to capture this sparkler photo at Fae and Lewis's recent wedding at Lympne Castle in Kent, so I've decided to put everyone out of their misery and reveal all! Setting the scene A month or so before the wedding, Fae mentioned that they were thinking of having…


Photographing dance floor light trails

Photographing Dance Floor Light Trails

As a wedding photographer you need to wear lots of hats. Not literally of course - I don't mean rocking up to a wedding donning a trilby, fez and Panama combo (althought that would look...somewhat interesting...), but you need to be able to photograph a variety of situations in a variety of ways.…


Kent wedding photographer

5 Reasons Why I'm A Wedding Photographer

"It's a bit stressful isn't it? You know, photographing weddings? After all, you only have one chance to get it right, and it's one of the most important days of people's lives? Why put yourself though it?" - Everyone I Ever Meet I'll never forget the first wedding I ever photographed. An old…


Kings Arms Amersham Wedding Photographer

5 Steps To Becoming a Wedding Photographer

"'Ere, this wedding photography lark's a doddle isn't it? I mean, all you have to do is press a button!" Ah, if only it were that simple - turn up at the wedding, stroll about a bit, click the camera shutter now and again, sink a few cocktails, chat up the bridesmaids and then disappear…


Wedding Photography Kit

What's in my camera bag?

Over the past couple of years I've slowly been accruing photography gear at a steady pace, and I'm sure other photographers can relate to my cautionary tale. You start off with the best intentions, stating, "All I need is a 50mm prime and natural light and I'm away!" You carry on like this happily…


St Mary's Wimbledon Wedding Photography

Wedding Venues in London

If you're based in London and you're thinking of getting married, looking at wedding venues is probably near the top of the "to-do" list. After all, it's where you'll actually be getting married, holding the reception and spending most of the day, so the last thing you want is to book a church with…


Leez Priory Wedding Photography

5 Reasons Photographers Should Use Wordpress

Oh how I love thee Wordpress. I've been building websites for over 10 years now, and as satisfying as it is to handcode a site from scratch, nothing beats the convenience and sheer customisability of a Wordpress installation. Heck, this site you're looking at now is built using the Wordpress…


Backlighting the first wedding dance with flash

Backlighting the first dance with flash

At the recent wedding of Sarah and Gareth in Liverpool I decided to try a new technique that I'd seen other photographers do, but had never attempted myself (after all, a wedding is surely the best time to start experimenting with a new technique that you've never done before, and one that has the…