Vishal & Seemh’s Asian Wedding In Essex

Seemh and Vishal’s exceptionally fun Asian wedding took place at Quendon Hall in Essex.

I love Asian weddings, as a company we collectively shoot between 10 and 15 large commissions each and every year and they’re always incredibly good fun to be part of.

The ceremonies are so intimate and it feels like such a genuine privilege to be welcomed in by the family to document such a personal event. My style of documentary wedding photography is perfectly suited to Asian weddings – there are so many elements to the day and with so few natural breaks, it makes for a really strong sense of narrative throughout final selection of images.

Here a just a few of my very favourites from this fantastic wedding in the picturesque Essex countryside.

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In This Moment | Winter Sun

Winter sun is so beautiful to photograph. Fortunately in this instance the bridal party walked towards the church with the sun directly behind and overhead, giving the group of girls perfectly back-lit conditions.

In terms of substance or more ‘moment’, the three layers really put the girls into context wonderfully – the father of the bride in the foreground and the horse and carriage further back, aided by a gentle leading line on the right of the frame.

This subtle storytelling, timing and composition is what makes this image a particular favourite of mine.

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Camera and Lens Info:

Camera ● Nikon D700
Lens ● 50mm 1.4
Aperture ● F4
ISO ● 400
Shutter ● 1000th

Anthony & Rachel’s Rural Wedding in Shropshire

I photographed Rachel and Anthony’s beautiful wedding in the stunning Shropshire countryside last month. They were both incredible to work with, fully embracing my very natural style of wedding photography.

The ceremony took place in the village church just a short walk from the reception at Anthony’s family home in Waters Upton.

What a fun day to photograph – some highly entertaining speeches not to mention the bouncy castle (always many more adults than children to be found on these).

Thank you so much for photographs, they are amazing!

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Shriya & Sumit’s Wedding At Addington Palace

I photographed Sumit and Shriya’s wedding alongside my talented colleague Andy Rapkins recently.

Both Andy and I specialise in reportage wedding photography and whilst there were still a few obligatory group photographs on the wedding day, Sumit and Shriya really wanted the coverage to be documentary in style – quite a contrast to traditional asian wedding photography.

Asian weddings are absolutely ideal for documentary wedding photography as there is just so much going on – so much emotion, so many characters, so fast-paced.

I’m so pleased with our coverage. Shriya & Sumit were just incredible to work with. Here are just a few of my very favourites from the day.

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Jason & Julie’s Wedding at Priston Mill in Bath

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I photographed Jason and Julie’s wedding recently in the stunning village of Priston on the outskirts of Bath.

Their church service took place at St Luke and Andrews which was swiftly followed by a very relaxed drinks reception in the tythe barn on the Priston Mill grounds – a superbly-run venue I’ve got to know very well over the last few years.

My coverage was, as always, documentary in style and this approach suited the wedding perfectly. Jason’s family had flown in from South Africa for the wedding and so it was the first time many of the couple’s relatives had met, some really nice moments to discreetly document.

Here are just a few of my very favorites from this delightful little wedding day.

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