Relaxed Wedding Photography

Relaxed Wedding Photography with a Documentary Approach

If the thought of endless group photos and forced poses makes you queasy, you may just like my relaxed approach to photographing weddings.   

My wedding photography style is all about photographing real moments which tell a story of your wedding day.   

I don’t follow trends and prefer to keep to a classic timeless style so you won’t cringe in 10 years time.

When you look through your photos I want you to  smile, laugh and possibly cry (in a good way!).  It’s about the moments you see and moments you don’t.

As your wedding photographer I take on the responsibility to be the person who, after the vows have been exchanged and the cake has been eaten, will provide you with lasting memories for years to come.  

Most couples who book me will say that they don’t like posing and this is where my relaxed wedding photography style works for them because they receive natural and beautiful photos without feeling out of their comfort zone.

As a Nottingham wedding photographer, I have photographed 100’s of weddings at East Midlands Wedding Venues and throughout the UK. 

Real Moments

You don’t always see everything and, as your wedding day whirls by, you may not remember everything.

I provide couples with photos of fleeting moments which can’t be repeated.  Photos which show the love, the laughter, the smiles and the tears.

I have developed a pretty good instinct for when something is going to happen from the way people interact with each other.    In addition, my calm personality means I blend in at weddings rather than take over. 

Wedding Happiness … captured just the way it happens.

natural wedding photography of bride and groom at church alter
bridesmaids cheering walking into ceremony at newstead abbey

bride and groom at nottingham venue

Couple Portraits

– natural and timeless-

I’ll plan some time with you in your day to create some beautiful and natural portraits now you are newly-weds.   Nothing forced just classic and stylish portraits.   

How long we spend on these is completely down to you.   The time will often vary depending on the venue and grounds we have to cover.  Couples may want 5 mins or 25 minutes on their portraits and as long as I know what you want, I’ll find the best locations for you these to take place.

Modern and Elegant Bridal Portraits

Group photos at weddings

(just a few)

I suggest around 6 group photos at a wedding.  I do talk to you about this prior to your wedding so you have some guidance when planning your day.

It’s easy to get carried away when compiling a list of group photos you think you need but ask yourself is that how you want your photos to reflect your wedding day.

I’m never too far away so one thing I always say to couples is just grab me when you’re with your friends and ask for an impromptu photo rather than adding it to the list of formal photos.  After 12 years of photographing weddings, I can honestly say this works out so much better.   

bridesmaids at hambleton hall natural wedding photography
groomsmen at nottinghamshire norwood park wedding
family photo at nottinghamshire wedding

I’m always ready to capture you and your guests having your best day together.

relaxed wedding photography bride and groom dancing with guests
relaxed wedding photography guests throwing confetti on bride and groom
relaxed wedding photography bride and groom just married
relaxed wedding photography vicar laughing with bride and groom in Nottingham church

you’ll love my style if …

  • it’s important you spend as much time as possible with your family and friends on your wedding day.
  • you value professional photos but aren’t so keen on posing.
  • you’re pretty relaxed and want your photos  to reflect this.
  • you don’t want a photographer to take over your day but appreciate guidance.
  • you’ve made a decision it’s your day and you’re going to do it you’re  way.

On the first run through of them I was between tears and a lot of laughter, the style is perfect and I am SO glad we have your photos to remember the day by!

We have been looking through these all day – I can’t put into words how happy we are with them! You’ve completely managed to capture the day, and we both thought it was like having a storybook of the day, it’s brilliant. Thank you so so much. It is truly wonderful to have such a professional, expert and stylish memory of our day.”​
Polly & Robert

I hope you felt a connection with my photos. If so, I’d love to hear from you.

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