It’s not my day, it’s yours. I always recommend and I will always ask but I never force a couple to do anything they clearly don’t fancy. Each couple is different and most HATE having their photo taken. Sometimes it’s so important to be ‘seen but not heard’ and most importantly let the day flow naturally. Don’t get me wrong, I will take charge when I need to. I do shoot groups throughout the day and I will give couples direction if necessary, but I am not one to bark orders.
Full day coverage is a big thing for me in order for me to tell the whole story and give myself the best opportunity to capture as many as these lovely unique moments and grab some lovely portraits of the couple in the midst of that. One of my number one things is building a decent repour with my couples. If you feel comfortable with me then you are always going to be so much more willing to be yourselves in front of the camera, with less chance of feeling awkward.
I strongly believe that my relaxed style works well around most couples. My documentation approach allows the day to flow naturally, it allows you and your guests to be yourselves and it conserves the smallest of details. The style perfectly shows how vitally important I believe preserving these memories are and I always work tirelessly – making certain I never miss a moment.