A lot of couples who contact me want wedding photos that are not your conventional set of posed typical photos.
With C & P, we met for a chat in the studio to talk about their wedding plans and what they'd like me to do for the photos. When I photograph weddings I'm really photographing people, and so having that personal connection before the wedding itself is so important. I got to learn about all the obvious, when, where etc... but what was more important is that I got to know something about who they are.
I've photographed many weddings in Islington Town Hall a I think the registrars there have a lot of respect for what they do. It never feels like they're just doing their job. They conducted the ceremony in such a simple and sensitive way that it made you think about the meaning of every word. Kudos!
Hop on a route-master and head to the reception in Soho
The Union Club on Greek Street, Soho, is a characterful Georgian townhouse full of art and creativity. I've never shot a wedding there before and I wanted to capture the natural atmosphere in the dimly lit spaces downstairs.
Photography in low light is often challenging, but luckily with the right lenses and cameras, these situation often also result in the most rewarding, cinematic looking images. The new dinning area at the Union is spacious and stylish, perfect for wedding dinners.
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