Three really simple but essential tips for having the best time possible on your wedding day… because I know you’ve probably already seen the ‘here are a zillion things you need to check when planning your wedding otherwise the world will explode!’ type articles on wedding blogs or magazines. And whilst I’m sure they have a good intent, they can have a tendency to focus on some pretty meaningless details, or just focus on the latest trends for that season. And if they’re not doing that, the sheer quantity of things you have to then think about seems to multiply at an alarming rate. And I’m pretty sure you’ve really already got quite a lot on your mind. …

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  • October 18, 2014 - 1:33 pm

    Em - such a happy wedding! beautiful xReplyCancel

    • October 20, 2014 - 9:10 am

      Richard Harris - Very happy! Thanks Em.

  • October 19, 2014 - 7:54 pm

    Grace - I love this wedding! Can’t wait until June… scary but exciting! xReplyCancel

    • October 20, 2014 - 9:11 am

      Richard Harris - Hah! I’ll go with exciting ;o). Thanks Grace.

  • October 19, 2014 - 8:47 pm

    Lauren - Your photos are beautiful… are you available on the 26th of June 2015 ?ReplyCancel

    • October 20, 2014 - 9:13 am

      Richard Harris - Hi Lauren, I am still available for your wedding, yes. Please contact me directly: info@rharris-images.com / 0753 4494 733.

My parents wedding album! Yikes, some scary stuff in there. Who knew my real Dad was Tom Selleck? To write about such a mustache would surely require several chapters, so I’ll put that aside for now.

When I found their album, I knew there were a few things that would naturally be different compared to wedding photographs today. There are more than two sides to this, maybe you can tell me which one is better…?

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  • October 3, 2014 - 4:21 pm

    Hannah - These are so lovely!! Looks like an amazing wedding!ReplyCancel

  • October 4, 2014 - 11:14 pm

    Nikhil - Very nice photos, capture the whole
    Event and the mood of the lovely wedding.ReplyCancel

  • October 6, 2014 - 8:25 pm

    Alan - Fantastic collection. Her entering the ceremony with her dad is just brilliant, a timeless image, love it!ReplyCancel

  • October 13, 2014 - 9:02 am

    Laura - Love this wedding too! You almost feel like you know the people, even though they’re complete strangers! XReplyCancel

  • October 13, 2014 - 3:04 pm

    Jocelynne Littlebear - A lovely and highly professional job, indeed. Great technique and great composition. Impressive.

    Having done my turn as a wedding tog, I extend my salute for this collection of superb photos.

    Thanks for sharing.

    JocelynneReplyCancel

  • October 13, 2014 - 9:46 pm

    Beth - Love the last one looks like a great atmosphere cant wait until August :) xReplyCancel

I think you and I prefer the more natural images of ourselves and others. It’s because we’re far more relaxed, involved with something besides photography, usually just enjoying ourselves.

So when you’re looking for someone to photograph something as important as your wedding day, you might look for someone with a candid approach, or someone who mostly takes candid images.

Because you don’t want to be feeling uneasy or over manipulated on a day where you’re meant to be celebrating with all your loved ones around you.

But I think it’s important to see the difference between something you might call a candid, over something you might associated with photojournalism (telling a story through images). As the difference is huge, and if you can see this, you’ll be a step closer to employing a photographer who’s work you love & trust, rather than merely like in patches….

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  • October 14, 2014 - 12:22 pm

    David - Great images Richard, very thoughtful, thanks for sharing this.ReplyCancel

    • October 15, 2014 - 11:44 am

      Richard Harris - Thanks David, appreciated!

  • October 21, 2014 - 1:04 pm

    Gemma - I absolutely love both of these photos, beautiful!ReplyCancel