You made us feel so comfortable and really helped us enjoy our wedding day to the full. You were so patient through the whole process arranging regular meetings and giving us tips and ideas which were really helpful and made our wedding day even better. Our photos and our wedding video are so beautiful and we cannot thank you enough for giving us the memories to look back on and for making our day extra special.
SHAKIRA + COURTNEY
UK PHOTOGRAPHER BASED OUT OF ESSEX
Specialising in relaxed, elegant weddings with a story-telling style.
Being a wedding and portrait photographer and filmmaker gives me the freedom to craft personal stories, and be creative with imagery. It never ceases to be an amazing job which I feel very lucky to have. I limit the number of weddings I shoot per year to 25-30, which enables me to properly focus on each of my couples, giving them the full time they deserve.
I live in Essex with my best friend and wife Anna, our gorgeous (but tiring) two girls and our beloved family Cockerpoo. They are my life and everything I am - is in them. My five year old thinks my job is taking selfies!
ON THE DAY
You're looking for a photographer who gets you, right? I'm always perceptive to how my couples are feeling from moment to moment, what's important to them on the big day and I'm there to capture the once in a lifetime memories you're experiencing, without fuss.
My couples say that I have a calming influence at the manic moments. I'm organised but I always keep the process simple and fun so that you can focus on having the time of your lives.
You can be assured that I'll capture all the details, the important people, the big moments, the little moments and everything in between.
We'll create some amazing portraits of you as a couple without drama, with me giving you some simple prompts to keep you natural and at ease.
"John you are a true gentleman, we cannot thank you enough for how comfortable you made not only us but our families feel on this our special day! You are a great laugh and have a wonderful talent. When emotions were running high on the day you went out of your way to make sure you got the perfect shot!
You were able to do this so well because you took the time to get to know me and my family on the months leading up to the wedding.
Everyone including my family from Ireland said you were amazing!
The photographs were only amazing, we have never really liked any pictures of ourselves and we were nervous of the outcome, but they only filled our hearts with joy and eyes with tears.
If we had to do it all again we would only have you"
ANNA + ARAN