Reportage photography captures genuine moments as they happen and I really love photographing the ‘behind the scenes’ aspect of the bride getting ready. Its a fantastic chance to see all of the details coming together – after months of planning, you, your bridesmaids, your flowers, shoes, accessories and dresses are all finally in the same place at the same time!
And of course its often a bit of an emotional rollercoaster – with an atmosphere of excitement mixed with nervousness, belly laughs with your bridesmaids and poignant moments with your family. While you’re getting your hair and make-up done, I’m on the sidelines using a combination of lenses to capture the flurry of activity as well as get some beautiful close up detail shots. These editorial stye images are scene setters and memory joggers, helping you remember those fleeting couple of hours that pass by so incredibly quickly!
I always make time to capture the build up at the ceremony location too, photographing the excitement of the guests arriving and capturing decorative details. Its also a great time to photograph the Groom, Best Man and Ushers and their range of emotions!