Let’s talk Part Day Wedding Photography…

It’s getting a bit tough out there for us all, with prices rising and incomes not.

So, I have decided to remind everyone that I still offer part day wedding photography for couples who want beautiful quality, without the full day price.

It’s a great way of recording your wonderful memories, without all the pomp and ceremony that wedding photography has become.

To put it bluntly, the media have whipped bride and grooms up into a frenzy of unnecessary needs and wants.

They produce lists in bridal magazines, like “the top MUST HAVE photos on your wedding day”.

Social media hasn’t helped either. With Insta and Pinterest sharing unrealistic ideas of “what you should expect from your wedding photographer”

I left full day weddings behind me last year. Not because I didn’t enjoy them, but because full day wedding photography has become so demanding.

Do you need your photographer turning up at 8am to stand around taking photos of you getting your lippy applied?

Question whether you think it’s a nice idea to have photos of your bridesmaids walking round half naked in the morning?

Decide if it’s important that a photographer stays until the bitter end, recording images of drunken antics that you wouldn’t dare share with anyone anyway?

Years ago, when I got married a photographer turned up at the church and left after taking the confetti and group shots.

Believe it or not, Part Day Wedding Photography WAS NORMAL!

We got to choose 40 images for an album which was more than enough for us to record our special day.

Did we expect anything else? No!

Did we still love our photos? Yes!

Personally, I believe in a financial crisis that bride and grooms need to step back and decide what is important.

Do you really need 500+ images to look back on to prove you had a good day?

I sometimes think we have lost sight of what weddings are about. Surely it is about two people in love wanting to share their marriage with their nearest and dearest.

It shouldn’t be about how expensive the dress is, or how big the party is, or how many photos you get.

So, if you are looking for an award-winning wedding photographer with many years of experience, but want to save some money, you can find out more here.

I charge a set price of £175 per hour and depending on if there’s travel between the church and venue 3-4 hours is quite acceptable.

For this you would get:

  • Groomsmen arrival at church, flowers, buttonholes, rings, and any group shots wanted.

  • Bride arrival at church, bride with bridal party and any specific group shots there.

  • Ceremony and signing of the register.

  • Confetti shot.

  • Any specific group shots in the churchyard or wedding venue.

  • Bride and Groom creative shots for the album or wall art.

  • Candid shots of guests and yourselves.

If you are having a civil ceremony at a venue, I always suggest you do the speeches before you eat. That way I can cover those too and leave when you sit down.

You would receive 150-200 digital images from 3-4 hours coverage.

I also offer a range of bespoke Italian albums that you can add on before or after your special day.

To give you an idea, all images below are from my part day wedding photography collections

If part day wedding photography sounds a good idea to you, please contact me here.

Until next time…

Outdoor Family Photography in Northampton