I can’t believe it is the end of another year of wedding photography in the North East and Yorkshire! This has been my second full year and I have been so busy but loved every minute of it. There have been beautiful brides, nervous grooms, vintage buses, pie and chips, country houses, so many happy tears, and even a Michael Jackson flash mob! I am so lucky to have awesome couples to photograph who love traditional, quirky and fun weddings, thank you all for choosing me to be a part of your big days, it means so much.
There were so many of my favourite moments from the last year to choose from but I have narrowed it down to the selection below, I hope you enjoy them. I can’t wait for next year, to enquire about your date or just say hello, get in touch!
It is that time of year when I am busy meeting lots of new couples for next years weddings (yay!), I love hearing about all the plans and details of what to expect and when I ask what they would like from their photography the answer is usually “natural and relaxed photos”, which is great as this is what I do (and probably why they got in touch!). When the subject of group shots come up, most people seem to want to get them over with quickly, and generally don’t look forward to that section of the day. A lot of people don’t relish the idea of standing and smiling at a camera for ages until their jaws ache or are just plain uncomfortable with their picture being taken.
Personally, I love the group shots! They don’t have to be boring, dull and take ages. It is usually a point in the day when you have *just* got married and are deliriously happy surrounded by all your loved ones, who also want to take your picture! I think it’s important to have fun with your photographer so this is reflected in the more posed shots. It helps that I don’t boss people around or get you to stand for hours, I just make sure all the people you want in a group are present (sometimes with a bit of help from a friendly usher or bridesmaid) and capture you all at your most awesome and happy best!
The following are some of my favourite group shots from the last year, they are relaxed, happy and natural and I had a blast taking them-I hope the wedding parties felt the same way, but from their expressions I think they did! See what you think and don’t dread the group shots any longer!