Wedding Tips & Tricks Blog

You’ve probably heard it said that “the photographer spends more time with the bride on her wedding day than anyone else”, and it’s often true!

I’ve been there from the early morning with hair and makeup to the dancing at the end of the day. I’ve seen the groom’s reaction when he first sees his bride, stood near dozens of couples while they make their vows, and I watch every hug and kiss as the newly-weds greet their guests.

More than that, I get to chat to florists, musicians, DJs, videographers, make-up artists, hairdressers, registrars, ministers, priests, caterers and venue managers, and I get to go behind the scenes at every wedding. Really, there’s no one better to give you a few tips and tricks to make sure your wedding goes perfectly!

Wedding Album

You've probably seen a bunch of wedding albums from parents and older relatives, reminiscing about their wedding day all those years ago. That will be you in a few years too! While we've all become accustomed to looking at photos on your phone or tablet, from Facebook and Instagram, nothing beats a good printed album! Tips for Choosing Photos: I'll supply you with a[...]

Wedding Day - Wedding Schedule!

You've probably never planned anything quite like a wedding. And you probably want to keep your wedding day as relaxed and stress-free as possible. There are a whole lot of people who have to be in certain places at specific times, so you'll find a wedding schedule helps! Practical Tips: Write a schedule! Make it as simple as you can by putting 'time', 'location' an[...]

Wedding Day - Family Photos

The family photos (and group shots) are some of the most rewarding photos of the day - a reminder for years to come of who shared in your wedding day. But they can also be a cause of some stress, trying to get everyone together at the same time and place. Follow these tips to make them run as smoothly as possible. Practical Tips: Think carefully about what the best [...]

Wedding Day - Bridal Prep

The morning preparations at your wedding are often fun, nervous and personal - so it's a real privilege to be allowed into your home to take the photos. Very few of your guests get to see any of the bridal prep, so let's make sure your photos are perfect to show off! Practical Tips: It's best to set aside a (fairly) tidy room with lots of natural light for me to wor[...]