Shikharbandhi Temple

Wedding Photograph – Before & After Tutorial – Image 9 – Oshwall Centre Temple

I have had the pleasure of shooting at several venues in the UK but none have come close to the Oshwall Centre Temple (aka Shikharbandhi Temple) in terms of authenticity to Indian traditions.  The temple is constructed in the shape of the Jain symbol.  Jainism is an ancient religion originating from India teaching the way […]

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Wedding Photograph – Before & After Tutorial – Image 8 – Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara

This week we look at a photo from a recent sikh wedding held at the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara in Southall.  The venue is absolutely stunning, finished in marble and granite with a gilded dome and stained glass windows allowing in plenty of natural light.  We made the most of the natural light and used the […]

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church wedding kiss - after aldermaston

Wedding Photograph – Before & After Tutorial – Image 6

This week we deal with a small but unavoidable problem that can only be solved after the event. Usually, we tackle this around the time clients are selecting final images to feature in their storybook wedding albums as these have to be perfect.   I prefer to shoot in reportage/documentary style and choose not interfere with proceedings too […]

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vidayi ceremony tears

Wedding Photograph – Before & After Tutorial – Image 4

This week I’ll show you how we can enhance an iconic image from the vidayi/rukhsati also known as sending off to further our storytelling.  Without fail this type of image will be featured prominently in a storybook wedding album, so it does deserve some special attention.  In asian wedding tradition, this marks the moment the […]

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SWPP Convention 2015

As a member of the SWPP (Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers), I decided to visit the annual convention which was held at the Hilton London Metropole.  The event which is the biggest photographic convention in Europe is split into a trade show area and education seminars/training. With lots of shiny new gear on display […]

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