bomKnights | blog

Unique & Relaxed Reportage Wedding Photographer based in Cheshire. A page full of wedding photographs from around the UK.

Part of the family

“So, which side of the family are you on?”

“How do you know the bride and groom?”

Two most common questions I get asked at a wedding, at least 4 times at each wedding, and that’s when I know I’ve done a good job.

 

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For me Documentary (or reportage) wedding photography is about true moments, stories and feelings. I get under the skin of a wedding, uncovering its’ character, the tale it has to tell.

That can only really be done if I’m a part of the wedding, not an outsider looking in, but an insider – fully accepted by everyone there.

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So that’s what I do, don’t ask me how, I’ve honestly no idea ! I guess I’m a bit of a social chameleon, friendly, happy, able to talk about anything with anyone, a bit cheeky, I don’t dress like a photographer, or a hipster photographer (stupid short pants, bow tie, maybe a hat), I just look like a guest at a wedding, and act like one.

So, ermmm where was I going with all this ? Ah yes, if you don’t want to feel you’ve got a photographer at your wedding, look for someone like me. Oh, and look at the pictures – if people seem 100% natural and relaxed, it means they are.

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“How can people talk of capturing moments, feelings and emotion at a wedding when they’re standing on the outside looking in”
— bomKnights