I met up last weekend with ben + gilly who are getting married in a few weeks’ time in the most picture perfect village church I think I’ve ever seen. We also went for a wander in the gorgeous west sussex countryside and took some pictures while we were there. I don’t tend to do lots of engagement shoots, as I’ll often tell the couples I work with that they don’t need to do one. The way I work on the wedding day means I quickly put people at ease and the beauty of documentary photography is that I just want people to be themselves – you don’t need to ‘practice’ that beforehand. But I actually love doing these shoots because it’s a chance to capture some interesting and beautiful portraits which is something I really enjoy – I try to focus on capturing something of the relationship between a couple, rather than making people pose for me too much… anyway, enough waffling – here are three of my favourites:
About the Author: Sam Gibson
Sam is a creative documentary wedding photographer based in Bristol and working throughout Somerset, the UK and abroad. His background is in documentary film making and he has years of experience of photographing weddings in a discreet and unobtrusive way.