FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How many pictures do I take during the course of the wedding?
I am prolific with my imagery and often shoot in excess of 1500 images. I edit the photographs down to around 500 (depending on the size and length of your wedding), which are then posted on your online gallery.
Will we get high res images?
All the images I take throughout your wedding are shot at a very high resolution and then reduced in size for the online gallery. You will also be able to download all retouched high res
Will I stay to photograph the party after the first dance?
Yes. More often than not by the time the music starts your guests are totally relaxed having had a drink or two and therefore my pictures can really capture the fun of the party.
Do I shoot group pictures?
Yes. I believe group pictures are important at a wedding –
I ask for one or two helpers, often a
A pre-arranged list of the individual family and friends groups should be provided; Brides Family/Grooms Family/Uni mates etc
Try to keep the number of groups to around 10, any more than that and people tend to get tired and wander off!
Do I offer Engagement Shoots?
Yes. Increasingly couples are asking for a little
Am I insured?
Like all true professional
Do I offer albums?
Yes, I provide a range of albums, from luxury leather coffee table books
Who picks the images for the albums?
You do. From your online
Do I work with a second photographer?
I have a pool of fantastic talent that I can call on if a second photographer is required. Often the second photographer will be employed to cover just a particular element of the day – for
What camera gear do I use?
I have been a loyal Nikon user for many years, and find them superb for both weddings and my commercial work. I have 2 Nikon DSLRs, aNikon D810 and a Nikon D750 and a full compliment of professional fast lenses that enable me to shoot without flash most of the time. When necessary, I carry portable flash units and always have my trusty Speedlites. Fellow photography geeks, please drop me a line if you want to talk gear.
What about overnight accommodation?
If your wedding requires an overnight stay, I always try and find the most economical B&B or local hotel – Travelodge and
What happens if I am ill?
This is an issue that gives ALL wedding photographers the odd moment of worry. Firstly, I have never missed a wedding or pre-wedding meeting or engagement shoot through illness – NOT EVER. I would have to be actually hospitalized to miss a wedding shoot! But if by chance it happens I do have back up photographers that are aware of my wedding dates and able to step up if needs
Do I shoot weddings abroad?
I do, I’m very much looking forward to upcoming weddings in Italy and Cyprus. I love to travel and so only ask that you cover my travel and hotel costs. Details and planning are vital to any wedding, but even more so when shooting abroad, so a day in hand for me to scout the location and get my bearings is always advised.