I've been an educator for almost thirty years, and a photographer far longer than that. I've been photographing weddings almost exclusively since 1993. In that time I've learned a few critical things...

  • Photography is about seeing, about noticing things as they happen, or more precisely, as they are about to happen. You don't teach that, you learn it. 
  • Styles change, but quality doesn't. The use of the phrase 'documentary style' is pretty recent, but its been my style as long as I've been a photographer. I began my career as a newspaper photographer, and have always felt that the primary role of photography is to tell a story.
  • With something as important as your wedding day, you really want a photographer who has experience. Because after the dancing is done, after the cake is eaten and the toasts made, after the dress is boxed and put away, all that's left to remind you of how great a day it was- are the pictures...