A few months ago we photographed a beautiful wedding here: ISLA GLADSTONE WEDDING and these two fabulous guests below stood in for the Bride & Groom so we could test our lighting. They were that good at posing (especially deadpan expressions, which I love) that we just had to invite them up to Lancashire on a TFP basis.
This was Amy & Bens practice lighting photo, which has the most views on my FACEBOOK BUSINESS PAGE ever, it went a tad viral, haha.
...but on with this photoshoot
We had a very quirky, fabulous day with a few photos done in our home and then it was off to Chorley Central where it was very busy, to take some different types of photo. We toddled off to Astley Park for some beautiful Autumn Leaves shots which always look very pleasing. Then it was back to ours for homemade soup...mmmmm. A great day had by all!!!
It's good to challenge yourself photographically, it keeps you alert, in vogue and a teeny weeny bit different. I always loved how Madonna re-invented herself over the years, a good work ethic I think. This photoshoot is an example of a Pre-Wedding Shoot available in my WEDDING PACKAGE 3. I always think it's a good idea to have this done before your wedding, then you can get used to the camera......get used to me even, haha.
You'll also get to see how I work. I adore candid photography, but I also like to take the bride and groom to one side to do some posed shots. I think a good idea to keep in your head is to try everything...if it doesn't work out, the photo won't see the light of day...but when it does work out you will look like a million dollars with cherries on top and then some!!! Then you can say to people as you flick imaginary dust off both shoulders..." we meant to do that"... ;-)
Hope you enjoy the photos. I know we enjoyed taking them
The next few photos were taken at our home, it's only small, so you have to utilize the space as best you can. I think you can work anywhere really...just be a bit creative.
I asked Amy to do deadpan...I think she nailed it!
...and Ben smashed it, haha...brilliant pose!!
I adore black and white photography and I just like the juxtaposition on this one...quite moody...
In a Chorley car park on Gillibrand Street.
An intentional blur of passers-by, but the couple had to stand stock still, which they managed most excellently (is that even a word, haha). When I take a photo like this, I always feel like it's a "lost in a moment" kind of photo.
...and so to Astley Park.
The shot below is called Multiplicity. I just take different shots of you with my camera on a tripod and blend the photos together in photoshop later. I'm an accomplished photoshopper and editor.
I love those shadows....
I adore that look back over the shoulder...
One of my favourite books is The Secret Garden and this bit reminds of what I used to picture in my head when I first read the book...and then add a fabulous couple to the mix...x
Thank you for looking...warm regards, Nance x