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Documentary Style London Wedding Photographer 

It’s the connections between you and your loved ones that I want to capture as your London wedding photographer. Fake smiles just don’t do it for me, nor you too I’m guessing! Importantly I’d like you to look back at your wedding photography and feel like you are back in your day. Therefore, if your images don’t provoke a reaction, I’ve not done my job properly. London wedding photography needs to include all the tiny moments, that you may have missed during the day. Interestingly these are often the favourite shots, according to past clients. You can read more about that in this post.

london Wedding photographer captures the bridal party looking out the window in anticipation

Grims Dyke Hotel London Wedding

Interestingly every wedding is unique. The featured London wedding was short, but incredibly sweet. Self confessed camera phobes Nick and Sarah wanted a laid back approach to their micro wedding. The grounds of Grims Dyke Hotel provided an awesome backdrop to their drinks reception and photography. That is until the heavens opened and the guests ran for cover! However, rain wasn’t going to stop play for these two. Bravely they grabbed a couple of umbrellas and we grabbed a few extra shots before the wedding breakfast was served.

london wedding photography set in the grounds of Grims Dyke Hotel

Capturing the True Essence of Your Wedding Day

Typically I’ll spend most of your wedding day photographing candidly. That is, I’ll be watching and waiting for your day to unfold naturally. Always ready to capture all the magic. Essentially I’m not going to choreograph moments. Crucially there’s always plenty of these without my intervention! I’m going to tell the authentic visual story of your day leaving you guys to have fun. Hopefully you’ll treasure these tangible memories for generations to come. You can read more about my approach to documentary wedding photography by visiting my home page

Bridesmaids congratulate the bride at london wedding reception

What About the Group Shots and Couple Photography?

Just like many of my wedding couples, Sarah and Nick opted for a few formal shots. Nonetheless, these are still kept relaxed and informal! Showing guests and family members personality is paramount here. Otherwise you are just left with flat formal images that do nothing for you. I’ll always recommend keeping these to a minimum, so more time can be spent photographing the natural happenings. Let’s face it, there’s always something more interesting happening than standing in a row 🙂

Laughing bridal party joke as london wedding photographer documents the moment

Are You Looking For A London Wedding Photographer?

Seriously, look no further, I’ve got this!!!

Based in Hertfordshire I’m well placed to cover London, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex. I’ve also been known to head on over to Suffolk for a wedding or two. It’s easy to get in touch to chat over your wedding plans, I’d love to hear from you. Leave me a message and I’ll get back to you.

Alternatively you can keep up to date with all my recent stuff on Facebook and Instagram. Follow along and keep in touch, I’m here to help.

I’m leaving you with a few favourites from Nick and Sarah’s London wedding photography. It was such a sweet and intimate day, filled with a few close friends and immediate family. I adored Sarah’s dress, complemented perfectly by the bridesmaids in deep red. After a run of pastel weddings the strong colours made a welcome change. Not forgetting the boys too, who scrubbed up pretty well 🙂 (You can scroll to the bottom of this post for all suppliers involved.)

Wedding Photographer London Review

Just quickly, I’m leaving a few kind words written by Sarah and Nick. It’s all very well me talking about what I do, but in my opinion it’s better to hear it from past clients. Therefore, I always ask my couples for feedback which they always kindly give. So, in Sarahs words…

“Denise completed the photography for our wedding this year in May 2021. She did an absolutely brilliant job and the photographs came out so well. Denise was very comfortable to be around and is a very talented photographer. She was also very reliable and always promptly responded to queries. The photographs really captured the best parts of the day and we will certainly cherish the photos for the rest of our lives together.”

The Crew

Wedding dress = David’s Bridal

BridalFlowers = Aspen’s Florist 

Suits = Marks and Spencers 

Pianist = Nigel Hammond

Hair and makeup = Inga Pivena