"... It doesn’t take much to figure out I relish working in low light. A flick through the blog posts and portfolio reveals the majority of content in shadows or lamp-lit rooms - the intention to emphasise atmosphere and feeling - key elements of any wedding day..."Read More
"...There are many issues with social media, from its corrosion of civic life to its cultural shallowness, but the argument I want to make here is more pragmatic: You should quit social media because it can hurt your career..."Read More
"... Kew Gardens and a sunny August day, the perfect match. It’s an interesting location on any day of the year, but switch on some lush, bright light and the place just buzzes..."Read More
Oscar buzz is nearly at fever-pitch ahead of this weekend's Academy Awards. So this means I have another few days left to indulge my fascination with the medium.Read More
... I didn’t reveal to them just how nervous I was to get this right. Capturing the tone of such a personal family time can be tricky. Get this wrong and you’ll stick out, get it right and you have a little bit of gold, the significance of which galvanises over time.Read More
"... This is a film that I think will forever change my approach to shooting dancing at weddings..."Read More
So, there's an Orthodox Armenian church in Kensington - who knew? And what a stunning space it is. Small, atmospheric: perfect for Emma & Ted’s September wedding...Read More
This little film will absolutely warm your heart - and that’s my idea of Christmas; a time to think, reflect and feel pretty lucky. You’ll see what I mean.Read More
It's fashionable these days to knock digital, to somehow suggest film was/is better. It's not. It's just different...Read More
For a photographer who is at his most stimulated when shooting people, the opportunity to float around the periphery of a bunch of people who totally ignore you is manna from heaven...Read More
I distinctly recall Christina’s tone. It was almost cautious. “The chapel will be candlelit," she said. "Will that work?”. Of course it would...Read More
David Von Drehle’s fantastic overview of this slow motion descent into the abyss is so brilliantly constructed you are left with the feeling Trump has carefully and craftily put one over on all of us.Read More
"Many books are described as "unputdownable", but this huge tome truly is something that once opened has you transfixed..."Read More
I love the energy in this shot - it just shouts 'party!!' at you.
It's just one of a series of full-throated sing-a-long images taken during a lovely summer wedding at Kew Gardens. This frame also confirms that any wedding is most definitely a people day. It really could be anywhere and it's timeless, something I try very hard to get across in any given set.
And if you're wondering about the track, it's a classic. Let's just say Freddie Mercury would be proud...