Firstly, welcome to my blog!
Hopefully, you’ve seen that I shoot weddings largely in black and white, and whilst it’s certainly not unique to use black and white, it is a little different to a lot of wedding photography you’ll see. I’ve been a photographer of people for a good while now and over the years have just come to learn that it’s a format and style I’m totally in love with. Obviously, where colour is a part of the story, I’ll use that judiciously as well.
I’m very passionate about photographing weddings as they’re such positive, exciting, special occasions and I really hope you see that coming out in my work. To me, nothing brings out the soul and emotion better than black and white and, of course, because its so classic and elegant, it won’t date when you look back at your album in years to come. Many say it’s timeless. Having said that, occasionally, I make an image that just cries out to be in colour, and that will always be included for you to choose from.
I’m very proud to use Queensberry albums to present my work. There’s a myriad of wedding albums out there, but Queensberry leave everyone else firmly in the shade when it comes to sheer workmanship and craft. They only use the finest materials, so as far as I’m concerned, they can’t be bettered for quality.
I’ve photographed weddings all over the UK and although I’m based in the Hertfordshire near London, I consider my self a national wedding photographer, not a local one.
I’ll be blogging about my recent weddings here so, hopefully, you’ll check back often to see my new work and find out a little more about me.
My about page says of me:
I am an award winning social documentary photographer and I’ve always been a huge admirer of the power of black and white photography, both in fine art and in photojournalism. Similarly for weddings and civil ceremonies, I present the majority of my images in black and white, but I do use colour judiciously. My background is in film photography so I always seek to retain that look and style when processing the final images.
The benefit of black and white photography is that it focuses the eye onto the heart of the moment, finding the balance between elegance and emotion while creating a truly stylish, classic feel. It can rightly be called timeless.
Carefully selected colour images complement the black and white, so that each page brings to mind the mood and the joy of your special day.
I only use natural or available light, and my low profile, reportage style enables me to capture the atmosphere and subtleties of your day. I pride myself on remaining unobtrusive and discreet, whether at a lavish country house wedding or small intimate event. I keep orchestration to a bare minimum.
My one goal is to provide you with images that the two of you will cherish forever.