Posts tagged Opinion
What is documentary wedding photography?

Documentary wedding photography is about letting the day unfold naturally and without interference.

It’s about photographing real emotions. In ten years time I’d like you to look at your wedding photos and say ‘Remember when your gran said this,’ rather than ‘Remember when our photographer told us to do that.’ In fact, I’d rather you didn’t remember me at all, and you just remembered having the most amazing day, and that your wedding photographs help bring all of those memories flooding back.

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Are you intrinsically or extrinsically motivated?

I haven’t made any social media or blog posts for ten days. In part this is because I’ve been extremely busy. I was away for three days photographing a wedding in Stratford upon Avon, I photographed a 40th birthday party and my daughter celebrated her 6th birthday, with all the prep, parties and friends and visiting relatives that that involves.

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Should you lose weight for your wedding day?

It may be that you decide that you want to lose weight before your wedding, just as I did after I was ill. Great! Go for it! Just make sure you are doing it for yourself.

Equally, you do not HAVE to lose weight for your wedding. Your partner is marrying you the way you are. Your family love you the way you are. Your self worth is not measured by the number on your bathroom scale.

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