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I was bridesmaid for my dear friends Claire and Steve in Chester and I must say, I was blown away when I seen their images. Myself and family members all agreed how the album was one of the best wedding albums ever!! David was friendly throughout the day and all of us in the bridal party were at ease, which I think is why these photos are so amazing along with David's superb talent. Could not fault and we all highly recommend!! Stunning!! Claire and Steve are so delighted and I can't wait to see the christening album next month too!! Thanks David.
Told our wedding story perfectly !!?
David photographed our wedding at Low Wood Bay resort and Spa, where we met and booked him at their wedding fayre.
He was easy to communicate with throughout the wedding preparations and on our big day, dashed between our two locations which were miles apart and even managed to arrive to capture the guests arriving at Low Wood. We are not too sure how David managed to achieve this!!
Throughout the various parts of the day, David captured images from all different angels, and captured a few formal shots brilliantly with lots of helpful ideas.
David was professional and easy to work with, and discreet and managed to tell the story of our wedding perfectly. We received a sneak preview a day later, and the pictures didn't disappoint as they were everything we had hoped for and more.
We can't thank David enough for producing such high quality pictures which we will be able to look back on forever reflecting the best day of our lives.
My prices do vary dependant upon factors, including time of year, length of coverage, and whether luxurious wedding albums are included to showcase your timeless images. I do offer some concessions depending on my availability, with prices starting at £1,250 - with the average spend of my Brides & Grooms to be around the £2,000 mark but would be more happy to arrange a time to discuss your plans and requirements
Many additional services include, e-shoots (engagement shoots), second photographer, videographer, and the coolest looking photobooth with funky backdrops and awesome props. We can discuss your needs during a no obligation chat via FaceTime, Skype or phone.
A pre-consultation meeting (preferably in person) so we can clarify any issues so your BIG day flows smoothly and you know what to expect. All digital images carefully edited in high resolution with full printing rights transferred to you. Your very own on-line gallery with protected password so this can be shared with family and friends. A design service to showcase your beautiful Wedding Album packed full of timeless images that you will want to share again and again !!
The earlier the better, however I've had last minute bookings, whilst some couples book years in advance just to ensure they reserve the day.
Absolutely not !! I usually block the day off before your wedding so I'm ready to deliver the timeless images you demand.
Yes, yes, yes !! I'm lived in 7 countries, travelled extensively (almost 100 countries) which is part of the reason why I adore destination weddings.
Reasonable costs will be included for whatever mode of transport, overnight accommodation and this can be discussed during our pre-wedding consultation.
For the majority of the day I shoot documentary style when lots of candid moments can be captured. On occasions by moving you slightly into more favourable light we can create some timeless moments such as by moving you to the window where the light is soft and natural. Often the 30 mins spent away from your guests allows you to relax and using the setting sun, or landscape we can create some real WOW images. I guess, natural. stylish, emotive images are what I'm known for as opposed to overstagged poses copied straight from a magazine !!
I use Sony A9's with a mixture of Zeiss and G-Master lenses which I believe offer an unrivalled mix. I mainly shoot on Prime lenses and often use macro lenses for capturing fine details on the dress, the rings and creative images. I have spares of everything and use an iMac and MacBook Pro for editing.
Yes. I have tried and tested ways of shooting for any given lighting situation, indoors or outside. I like to capture complete contrasts, from the biggest moments to the smallest details. From the everyday angle to low down, high up, fly on the wall and anything that tells your unique story in a dynamic way !
Sony A9 cameras with a selection of G-Master, Zeiss and Sigma lenses.
Every couple has their very own password protected online gallery which they can then share with family and friends
As the name says on the tin, its me you get, however, I do have a set number of second shooters available and a videographer who I can recommend.
I have never ever missed a commitment, however, life being life if a situation ever arises, then I do work closely with a few select photographers who I can call upon.
Dependant upon where we are in the wedding cycle, this is usually between 4-6 weeks, often sooner.
A 30% booking fee with the balance paid 6 weeks before your big day covers most the majority of weddings. That stated some couples prefer an interest free payment plan, and I'm happy to discuss with you should your circumstances be different.
I'm relaxed, very calm and interact in a positive and friendly manner which puts everyone at ease. Like most people, I hate having my picture and thats why I always chat to guests so they warm to me and are comfortable in my presence. I never force things as I'm aware that you will spend most of your day in the presence of your photographer, so think it is really important that we get on well. The truth is when everyones relaxes thats when the magic happens and we get those lovely candid moments. Please read the many positive reviews as couples often state that working with me was like having another guest at their wedding!!
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