Relaxed, informal , Story Telling Wedding Photos

I get asked more and more often if I can do story telling / reportage / natural photos for a wedding and the simple answer is yes , and I love 020 IMG_4973
doing this type of photography.   It may be that a mix of formal groups and natural photos is required and this makes a nice balance for a wedding photo portfolio, but I will of course listen to what you would like.   Here are some examples of natural photos from just a small selection of the many weddings I have photographed.

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Anna & Russell’s Wedding Day

It was a lovely day for a September wedding with the service at St Michael & All Angel’s Church in Martin Hussingtree followed 010 IMG_3617
by the reception in a marquee at the Vernon in Hanbury.

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Sarah & Family

It’s great doing an outdoor family shoot where the children can run around, climb onto trees and tree trunks and where it feel like a family day out …. 005 IMG_7881
with me there to photograph all the fun!
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Wedding of Mish & Keith at Nailcote Hall

A beautiful setting at Nailcote Hall for Mish & Keith’s wedding.   025 IMG_6473-Edit

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Wedding of Bridget & Iain at Himley Hall

A lovely wedding at Himley Hall for Bridget & Iain.      Please click on “Read more” below to see the photos. 026 IMG_6776

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Kelly & Andy’s Wedding Day at Redhouse Barn

What a fantastic day photographing Kelly & Andy’s Wedding day at Redhouse Barn.   It’s a great location with a lovely ceremony room full of character with wooden 038 IMG_9680
beams & lots of light!    It’s also set in fabulous grounds with plenty of opportunities to get great photos.

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Family Studio Photo Shoot November 2016

I do many family photo shoots whether outside or studio based and I now have quite a few families coming back to me annually to reflect how their families are IMG_1886all growing up!  It’s a bit of a science getting the lighting set up correctly and the camera settings spot on but also to make the session fun and to get everyone to have a good time making lovely photos.   If you’ve not had a chance to read up on me I have 2 young children so I’m very used to getting children of any age to react to my sometimes daft behaviour!    Anyway enough words and here are some photos from a lovely family (who have very kindly given me permission to post these photos) I have photographed on quite a few occasions now   (CLICK ON CONTINUE READING TO SEE THE PHOTOS ) :

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Wedding of Sean & Mary Granary Hotel Kidderminster

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Wedding of Mary & Sean at the Granary Hotel Kidderminster  It was a happy day at the Granary Hotel near Kidderminster.   Sean & Mary and many of their family had travelled over from Northern Ireland and I was made to feel very welcome among their company.  The venue is perfect in terms of doing group shots near the ceremony room so people could mingle and not have to walk far when they were asked to take part.  I also handed out lists of the groups required to the chief bridesmaid and best man and they helped gather people … this really does help in making sure the group shots don’t drag on too long so that everyone can get back to catching up and enjoying themselves!   A great day and a pleasure to photograph.     Anyway here’s a selection of photos which I hope you enjoy!   Congratulations Sean & Mary!

 

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Wedding of Siobhan & Mark

Wedding of Siobhan & Mark September 2016 – Powick Church & Bank House Hotel Worcester
It was a fantastic photographing Siobhan & Mark’s Wedding.    The wedding was at Powick Church in Worcester with the Wedding

Reception being at the Bank blog-7216House Hotel again in Worcester.   Siobhan asked for some getting ready photos and it’s certainly one of the biggest bridal suites I’ve ever seen with multiple rooms and fantastic views over the the Malvern Hills.       I always respect where I am asked to stand for the church service and on this occasion I was asked to stand at the back and remain discreet.   This still enables me to get some great photos and with the help of my 70-200 lens I can zoom in for certain shots.

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Many congratulations to Siobhan & Mark!

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How I prepare for a wedding – behind the scenes!

IMG_9947Preparation for  a Wedding  –  Most of the time people see me walking around in a relaxed manner setting my camera and taking great photos. What’s not seen is what I do in readiness for a wedding shoot …. Here’s a brief insight which I appreciate may make some fall asleep if you’re sat in a comfortable armchair on a Sunday afternoon 🙂

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Wedding of Megan & Arnie

23August 2016 Southcrest Hotel Redditch  Southcrest Hotel is a great location for a wedding with a lovely setting and everything within close reach.   I enjoyed photographing Megan & Arnie’s day and even did some video of the ceremony as requested by them.  The video camera was on a tripod but captured the mood really well.  I also put a professional microphone on the table in front of them so not to miss a word!   There was a bouncy castle on the lawn and it was great to see both Bride & Groom have a go on this,,, it made for some nice photos!     [Click “Continue Reading” below to see photos etc]

 

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Wedding of Karoliina and Dan – Curradine Barns

Wedding of Karoliina & Dan – Curradine Barns – July 2016

800-long-edge-75qual-72dpi-high-sharp-0708What a beautiful location for a wedding at Curradine Barns.    The wedding ceremony took place at St Marys Church Shrawley and it was then a short walk to the Barns.  It’s not often you see a wedding party on mass walking along a country road after the ceremony but it was a lovely sight to be seen with the odd car having to wait until the road was clear again!   I was fortunate to be able to meet Karoliina and Dan before the day for a pre wedding shoot in Worcester, and I think it really helped on the day in that we were all familiar and comfortable with each others company.

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