The evening reception is one of my favourite parts of the wedding day, and this Frilford Heath Golf Club wedding reception was no different.
It’s Time To Celebrate
The great part about the evening reception is that everyone is ready to have fun and party. The serious part of the wedding day is out of the way, everyone’s been fed and the drinks are usually flowing. It’s the part of the wedding day when the couple can properly celebrate their tying of the knot.
As a wedding photographer I always stay beyond the first dance – at least for an hour minimum but often longer – to document all those great expressions, great emotions and, yes, even those great dance floor moves.
Frilford Heath Golf Club Wedding Reception
Here a joyous bride has grabbed hold of an elderly wedding guest and is getting her disco groove thang on.
You simply can’t create that kind of emotion on her face or the genuine nature of the moment. As a documentary wedding photographer I want to capture all those real moments as they happen. I’m not looking to set up, stage or even fake a fantastic moment like this.
It’s All About The Colour Too
Also I love the colour. From the pink hat the bride has put on through to the disco lights that surround the dance floor. The colour and freezing of the moment is assisted by using a flash – something I’ll only revert to during the dancing in the evening.
It’s nice too to have colour splashed across the frame. Too often wedding photojournalism is associated with black and white photography, so it’s nice to show off colour when documenting the wedding story.
So that’s why I love this image of from a Frilford Heath Golf Club wedding.
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