I love to do the honours as a Roman Camp wedding photographer and this was a great wedding that shouted “celebration” from start to finish. The buzz of the day was totally contagious and everyone was out to have loads of fun. They were all so happy and excited to witness Kath and Rob making that greatest of commitments… finally! (Sorry Rob, couldn’t resist jumping on the bandwagon there)
Because of the logistics of the day I did not photograph Kath’s bridal preparations. This is not particularly unusual as some women prefer not to have that stage of the day documented and sometimes it’s simply not possible due to distance. There are often some great shots to be had during that magical transformation and if I have to be elsewhere, I always succumb to the paranoia of all photographers “what am I missing?” – and this day was no different.
But as always, I should have known better. With a photojournalistic approach to wedding photography, I’m observing and documenting the narrative of the day as it is revealed to me rather than working my way through a list of required shots and poses. The time spent in the morning with Rob at Roman Camp and then at the church before Kath arrived was no less meaningful in that narrative and it produced some photographic gold dust – I just love this bacon butty shot!
If you are getting married and like the idea of a true documentary photographic coverage for an emotive, authentic and elegant record of your day please get in touch.