Reportage Wedding Photographer – My style & approach to capturing candid, timeless moments.

Reportage Wedding Photographer

I’m a reportage wedding photographer providing wedding photography in East & West Sussex, Surrey, Kent, London, and the whole of Southern England. I photograph weddings using a creative and fun approach to help you feel comfortable whilst being photographed. I work in a subtle and discreet way, shooting candid wedding photography and capturing things as they happen throughout the day.

Reportage Wedding Photographer - two men walking together up a countryside street, holding hands on their wedding day.
Dale & Daniel, Arundel Town Hall Wedding, West Sussex

Reportage wedding photographer: Candid and natural wedding photography in Sussex, or anywhere else that takes your fancy!

Reportage Wedding Photographer - a bride and groom stand together in a Summer meadow of yellow wildflowers
Chapel Barn Wedding, Oliver & Melanie, Bolney, West Sussex

I shoot a mixture of candid and reportage wedding photography, but I’m happy for you to take a creative lead when you want to, and we’ll work together to create images you’ll love that will make you smile for years to come. I don’t mind lining up the family for some more formal shots too and will capture all the details of your big day whilst you spend time with your guests and loved ones. I will be happy to chat to you about timings of the day and offer any advice you need about your wedding photography and can recommend some great suppliers, depending on your style of wedding. 

Your wedding is unique, and although reportage wedding photography should be a part of the day it shouldn’t interfere with the rest of your wedding plans. A good reportage wedding photographer will work together with you to get beautiful pictures of you both, capturing all the details of your wedding day as well as getting the family together for a few formal (or informal) group shots.

Reportage Wedding Photographer - a bride wearing traditional Indian wedding dress, enjoying a playful moment with her new husband.
Shaline & Jasbir, Denbies Vineyard Wedding, Dorking, Surrey

As a reportage wedding photographer, I always want my couples to have plenty of time with their wedding guests, whilst I capture all of your wedding details and those candid, intimate moments of happiness between you both and your wedding guests.

Reportage Wedding Photographs of the couple

For photographs of the two of you, I look for photo opportunities and locations around your wedding venue, and then place you in a gorgeous place for the perfect composition. I always aim avoid any awkwardness of posing for photos, and to make things relaxed and informal, and I generally shoot from further away with a telephoto lens, to make you feel more comfortable in front of the camera.

I look to place you against a beautiful backdrop, and then get you to just do your own thing and enjoy each other’s company; encouraging laughter, tender moments and a bit of silliness for natural shots and beautiful smiles. A great reportage wedding photographer can capture moments that feel authentic because the moment IS authentic, a fleeting moment captured timelessly by a reportage wedding photographer.

It’s important for me that you feel relaxed and everything feels natural and candid in your wedding photography. I definitely won’t order you around or pose you like a supermodel, but I will make small changes to the pose or photograph to ensure you look incredible in your wedding photographs.  

Reportage Wedding Photographer - a couple share a warm embrace in a meadow in East Sussex
Kizzie & Charlie, Buxted Park Hotel Wedding, Uckfield, East Sussex

Relaxed, Natural Wedding Photography

We’ll plan your wedding photography into the schedule of the day, and I’ll be keeping an eye on the light and the weather, and when golden hour begins or perhaps, we get a quick downpour, I’ll capture awesome photographs of you both together in an amazing atmosphere.  

I love being a wedding photographer and using predominantly natural light wherever possible, but I also use flash and studio lighting to ensure excellent exposure as well as for capturing indoor wedding photographs, shots in wet weather, creative opportunities at night and the first dance. I love the amazing light at the golden hour or sunset, but I enjoy working in challenging wet weather too! Check out my portfolio of rainy and winter wedding photography for some spectacular photographs in the rain.

Professional Wedding Photograph in the rain at South Lodge Hotel in Horsham
Louise & Anthony, South Lodge Hotel Wedding, Horsham, West Sussex

Though I mainly shoot reportage style wedding photography, I’m happy for you to take a creative lead when you want to, and we’ll work together to produce wedding photographs that will make you smile for years to come. 

Reportage Wedding Photographer - a bride and groom enjoying their photo shoot on Westminster Bridge with the houses of Parliament in the background in London.
Reportage Wedding Photographer - a couple walk together through woodland on their engagement photo shoot
Chloe & Ben, Pooh Sticks Bridge Engagement Shoot, Ashdown Forest, Sussex

When you look at your wedding photographs over the years, with your children or grandchildren, I want the pictures to remind you of not just what the day looked like, but also how it felt to share a day with your partner and all the people you love. 

Reportage Wedding Photographer - a couple share their first dance at a wedding.

Why should you hire me as your reportage wedding photographer?

There are loads of contemporary reportage wedding photographers in Sussex and Surrey (believe me, I’ve checked, and I’m good friends with some!) so why pick me? Well, I hope that my portfolio will inspire you to get in touch but if you’re not quite convinced, have a look at my testimonials page to see some kind words that other brides and grooms have said about my wedding photography. You could also check out my Google and Facebook reviews. I also recommend having a look at the blog to see some of my latest work or have a look at my recent weddings.

Reportage Wedding Photographer - a couple dance under a canopy of fairy lights at a barn wedding
Shilpa & Rupesh, Pangdean Barn Wedding, Brighton, West Sussex

Contact me to enquire about your wedding photography, get a quote and check my availability.



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