FAQ’S – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT SERVICES DO I OFFER FOR WEDDINGS?
I offer a variety of set and bespoke packages options, with a second shooter included as standard in all set packages.
All day coverage no matter the package chosen and all packages include a FREE Pre Wedding/Engagement photo session.
WHAT STYLE OF PHOTOS DO YOU TAKE?
I shoot with a relax and friendly approach, with the focus being on catching those candid and natural moments and then adding a contemporary style. Making Moments into Memories is the mantra that I work with.
HOW DO I WORK ON A WEDDING DAY OR PORTRAITS SESSION?
I work at making my clients feel relaxed and calm during a wedding day or portraits session, this is done through a friendly and approachable attitude and the odd bad joke to put all involved at ease
DO YOU OFFER ANY TOOLS TO DISPLAY THE IMAGES ONLINE?
I use private online galleries, which are all password protected to keep your images safe and secure.
HOW DO YOU EDIT THE IMAGES AND HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
Once the images have been selected for editing, I use my custom preset to edit the images for a specific look and flair, this look can be seen throughout my work. Colour corrections are applied to all images to make them as natural and real to life as possible.
Editing takes 4 to 5 weeks from your wedding date and I will notify you ahead to editing completion as to when your gallery will be complete and live on my private viewing site.
HOW MANY WEDDINGS TO YOU SHOOT PER YEAR?
I aim to shoot between 10 -15 weddings per year
I do this because it means I can be focused and dedicated to my brides and grooms to give them the best and most personal service possible.
WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I USE?
Using Canon 5D Mark IVs and a selections of Canon Professional Series lenses. Plus a selection of flashes and lighting equipment.
IS A SECOND SHOOTER IMPORTANT?
Having a second shooter gives the main photographer options to create different angles from every part of a weddings day, i.e. the bride walking the aisle to her groom as both reactions can be captured and saved forever.
It also helps them to be more focussed on the important elements of the day, such as the couple’s portraits while the second shooter is capturing guests mingling, setups for the ceremony room, wedding breakfast and the evening reception room, which all helps to allow more of everything to be captured thus leading to more beautiful and complete collection of images.
They also help to tell the story from both perspectives, by this I mean the bride and grooms as with only one shooter the bridal prep tends to get captured and grooms get left behind, this is for me one of major plus of having a second shooter on the day, as captured both creates a more well rounded and all-embracing feel of the most magical day for the bride and groom.
This is why I recommend using second shooters and include it as standard in all my set packages.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE DO I NEED TO BOOK?
1-2 Years, but I do take short notice bookings as well dependant on not being booked already
ARE YOU ABLE TO TRAVEL?
Yes, I am able to travel within the UK and for destination weddings.
DO YOU NEED TO FEED US?
This is a common question and although it is not necessary or obliged, we would never turn down a hot meal as it would be greatly appreciated.
HOW DO I BOOK & WHAT ARE THE FIRST STEPS?
If you like what you hear and you would like to book then head over to my contact page …….
The first step after booking would be to arrange a meeting whereby we can create timeline from booking to the wedding day, this would include:
– Booking the pre wedding/engagement session.
– Arranging a venue and/or church walk through, as this allows me to see where is best for group and couples shots.
– Creating a timeline for the wedding day, so I know where me and my second shooter need to be at what times.
– Creating the shot list for the groups shots on the day. (I suggest no more than 12 groups shot due to time contraints on the day)
This will be covered in more detail on the wedding photography page, in the timeline section.