WHATS MY APPROACH
My approach to every wedding is to focus on people, documenting moments with great light and anticipating reactions. I love fun, laughter and true emotions. 95% of your wedding day is captured in a documentary style, capturing all of the real moments that happen without intervention; photographing your day exactly as it happens.
The other 5% which requires some staging/posing is the group shots and the couple portraits. Both of which I try to capture as quick as possible so you’re not away from the wedding party too long. I also throw in plenty of laughter and jokes during this time to create more natural looking expressions. Nothing is stiff, cheesy and awkward.
Photographing the vast majority of your day in a documentary method really helps to showcase your images after the wedding, bringing back the emotion of your day.
DO I EDIT YOUR PHOTOS?
Absolutely! I see the editing process as the icing on the cake. It’s the finishing process that makes your images sing and I wouldn’t trust anyone else to give each image the attention and skill all of your images deserve. No outsourcing, every single image hand edited by me. I want to deliver your images as a complete finished product, images that you will love forever. Regardless of whether you buy a wedding album or prints from me, I want you to love and print your photos, Life belongs in print.
WHAT ARE YOUR FEE’S FOR WEDDINGS ABROAD?
For destination weddings, I have two supplements which can be added to any collection. This covers my travel and accommodation with no hidden extras. I will also handle all my logistics, so you don’t need to worry about anything. I always aim to arrive 1-2 days before the big day which allows for travel disruption and I can also explore the area documenting the landscape, culture and possibly create some awesome pre-wedding portraits with you both.
+ £500 for Europe
+ £1000 for the Rest of the World.
If you have a multi-day wedding abroad, please email me for a bespoke quote.
HOW LONG AFTER THE WEDDING UNTIL WE RECEIVE OUR PHOTOGRAPHS?
Usually around 3 weeks after your wedding I have completed your images. I then don’t look at your images for a few days and go back through them. This process allows me to see any imperfections in colour, exposure and other technical aspects which I never noticed the first time. I repeat this process once more, meaning your images are carefully edited and reviewed THREE times to ensure awesomeness and 100% attention to detail is given before I deliver the final hand edited images to yourselves. Expect 4-5 weeks after the wedding for your final images.
HOW DO WE PAY YOUR FEE?
In order to book I take a 20% non-refundable booking fee which secures your date. The final balance of 80% will be due 6 weeks before the wedding. Everything relating to your wedding photography including payment schedules, reminders, payment methods etc are all located within your secure online portal.
HOW LONG ON THE WEDDING DAY DO YOU STAY FOR?
There is a reason I only offer full day coverage in all my collections. I love to tell the full story. Most wedding days start at 8am and finish after the first dance. Additional hours can be purchased to cover more of the partying and dance floor shenanigans. Coverage until midnight is included in my Luxury Collection.
CAN WE PRINT PHOTO’S OR CREATE OUR OWN ALBUMS FROM OUR USB?
Of course, you can. After all they are your wedding photographs. The only stipulation is they cannot be sold for commercial purposes as the copyright of each image remains with myself. All your delivered photos will be High Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixel images without watermarks.
DO YOU BACK UP THE PHOTO’S?
Yes! Your entire day is captured to multiple SD Cards. Each camera I use has TWO card slots meaning every time I take a photo; it is stored on both cards. After the wedding I place all of your images onto my RIAD hard drive which uses 5 hard drives and protects your data. Once your images are delivered, I no long have responsibility for back-ups though I do retain all your images for up to 5 years after the wedding.
HOW MANY PHOTOGRAPHERS WILL THERE BE ON MY WEDDING DAY?
All collections include only myself as the main principle photographer. A second associate photographer can be added to any collection at an additional charge. All my associate photographers are professional wedding photographers that I trust and who’s images are added to my own, edited and delivered in my signature style.
DO YOU OFFER WEDDING ALBUMS?
Yes! I think viewing images on a screen compared to in print there simply is no comparison. Life belongs in print not on a hard drive. I offer luxury Fine-Art wedding albums hand made in Scotland. Available in 3 sizes; 12 x 12″, 14 x 10″ and 16 x 12″ with options for three spread counts; 15, 20 or 30 spreads. All Fine Art albums come with genuine Leather covers and a range of colours to choose from. They also come housed in a luxury album box and 8gb USB creating one unique product of Print and Digital.
HOW DO WE BOOK YOU?
I would love to get to know you better. If we can Skype or meet for coffee beforehand that would be awesome. Afterall we will spend all day together it’s good to know we like each other. After our meeting I will send an official booking proposal which can be completed online. All bookings are only finalised and dates secure once the 20% non-refundable booking fee has been paid and the contract signed.