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[9 Jan 2013 Comments Off on Questions for a wedding photographer | 1,989 views]

 
When you are selecting your wedding photographer, what are the questions you should be asking? 
 
Be prepared, take the checklist with you, your photographer won’t be offended.
 
Experience
 
A big key question:  is your photographed experienced and professional – or just a weekend warrior having a bit of fun?
 
The professional wedding photographer has some key benefits:
– Experience to make you look great all the time
– Experience dealing with difficult situations
– Knows which shots you must have and how to get them
– Has backup equipment just in case
– Has insurance and all those …

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[5 Jan 2013 Comments Off on BBC Story about the Duff Wedding Photographer | 2,476 views]

 
The link itself is interesting http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8292164.stm, the gist of the story is the couple booked what they thought was a professional photographer, but didn’t get back what they thought were professional shots.
It’s also interesting to read the comments of other brides about their experience with and without professionals.
But, when you’re considering who will photograph your wedding, here’s some things to think about:
1) In years to come what is the one thing you will still have 20, 30 even 50 years later – Yep, the photos.  
2) What’s the thing you …

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[1 Jan 2013 Comments Off on JD Couture – Fashion Shoot | 2,384 views]

My main forte as a photographer is fashion work and here we’ve got a combination of weddings and fashion together. This was a shoot to capture the collection of Julliette and Desdemona’s wedding couture.

I really like their dresses and so shooting them was very appealing to me. We had two wonderful models who had to play the whole Bride and Groom part, (something that can be a challenge for some models – but these two took it in their stride). We wanted to capture lovely happy faces as well as …

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[1 Dec 2012 Comments Off on Fifteen Top Tips for Taking Great Christmas Photos | 13,302 views]

 
 
1) Get In Close – it’s the faces your interested in, not the shoes.   Fill the frame with the face or faces.
2) Keep it natural – don’t over-pose pictures – natural pictures are often the best ones.  Keep your camera ready and take peoples pictures when they’ are not looking.  This is especially true for children.
3) Get down with the kids:  while your children are playing with the Christmas presents you want to be down on your knees or tummy photographing from their height.
4) If you are posing to be …

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[25 Dec 2011 Comments Off on Claire and Lee in Rock and Roll Bride | 7,095 views]

Rock and Roll Bride is one of my favourite blogs, so very pleased to be featured in the blog.  Well done to Claire and Lee for putting on such a great visual feast on the day too.
 
Rock and Roll Bride
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wedding Photography from FilmPhoto.co.uk. I love shooting weddings, they are romantic, lovely, happy, wonderful events.If you would like to have a chat about your wedding plans and how they can be captured in a glorious Wedding Story Book, then please call FreePhone: 0800 4681 488 Wedding photography for the discerning buyer, …

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