Kristen and Eric had the most beautiful wedding at an awesome Air BnB rental close to Lake Arrowhead in California. A small intimate wedding with just close family. It was truly a special day and they made me feel like such a part of the family that day. I noticed this big redwood tree on the property and wanted to do something with it in the evening. I just wanted to capture the couple together and the scale of the mountains. They were both big outdoors people so glad I was able to capture this for them.
I know traditionally Spring is the season of love, but for me, nothing says romance like Autumn. I find that at this time of the year the warm natural color tones and the quality of light you get is particularly tuned to creating evocative portraitures. Add to that my obsession with balancing light and shadows in my personal style to evoke mystery and emotion, and you have the making of one of my favorite times of the year to create soulful painterly photographs.
Nick and Jessica's Wedding had to be one of my favorites from that year. Veil shots always seem to be some of my best work. My second shooter had been waving the veil up and down with opposite hands and on one click, this was the best and most epic veil shot I've ever taken. This wedding was in the early summer of 2019.
I was lucky enough to capture Alexa and Jerome at their beautiful intimate wedding celebration, right before the guest numbers were cut down from 30 to 15 in the UK and before the second national lockdown. I loved everything about this amazing couple's day, from the morning getting ready, to the poignant church ceremony and then on to the reception at the iconic Cliveden House. I can't wait to photograph their larger wedding celebration next year!
This wedding photograph was taken in Lake Bled, Slovenia, its one of the most spectacular places I've ever visited and I was lucky enough to able photograph to photograph there. This photograph was captured after their ceremony just before we got the boat back from Bled Island, the light was perfect and I wanted to capture the expression in a frame of pure calm.
This photograph was taken in the Italian Dolomites, where I am from, at the end of a valley which leads to one of the biggest glaciers in Europe. During a few days of summer, the temperature difference from night to day is huge, which means that at sunrise, as sunlight hits the frozen grown, the frost on the frozen ground quickly vanished into an ephemeral rising mist.
This enchanting trick of nature is over in a heartbeat, and you have to be lucky to be at the right place at the right time when conditions are just perfect to experience it. I wanted to capture my eloping bride and groom locked in a passionate embrace as this phenomenon happened around them and we only had a few seconds to do this before it was all over. This meant getting up at a ridiculous hour and braving (mainly the bride!) the freezing temperatures and high altitudes, but if you want to capture the magic, you have to get up before it does!