pre wedding shoot

C L A I R & J A M E S - Sun, Sea and Acro!

I can not even explain how excited I am with all of the clients I am working with, this year and next. I seem to have the most exciting and fun clients and I am so grateful.

Sunday started out like an other confidence shoot does. A few jiggles of a plan, some hot drinks and finding out as much as I can about a couple without sounding like a stalker. 

We had to dodge a marathon run, we walked, we chatted about squid ink and gorilla races. We sat by the sea and watched the day really flourish whilst capturing the lovely connection between Clair & James. It was a lovely start to a shoot...

Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography
Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography
Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography
Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography
Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography

AND THEN...

And then just when we were about to change location Clair & James just casually threw in that they did Acro Yoga together and blew my mind and my camera and I were buzzing.

To capture a couples love is amazing, to capture something as unique and personal as a connected yoga move... well...

Just beautiful!

Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography
Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography
Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography

Clair & James it was an absolute pleasure to meet you and get to know you both. I can not wait for your big day!

Confidence Sessions! - Why you need to let me take your photo before your big day!

 Engagement Shoot, Pre- wedding shoot, pre-wedding session, couples shoot...

There are so many different titles being used between photographers around the world for the mini shoot we attach/include in our packages. One of the above, maybe others that I have not come across.

BREAK THE MOULD

As you may have noticed I am not one for the norm and something was not sitting right with me when I was talking about the pre-wedding shoot and when I was writing about it on my website. It was not encapsulating what I knew the value of the pre-shoot was for my couples. So I use a different term.

Whichever term is used all the professionals I know will agree it is an essential part of the wedding photography journey.

FUN     PERSONAL    RELAXED    CREATIVE   

Your Confidence Shoot

Why is it essential and why do I call it this?

I could write an endless article about this but lets keep it to some key bullet points...

- It is key in building in our rapport so you feel relaxed and confident having me around on your day.

I AM THE SUPPLIER YOU WILL SPEND THE MOST TIME WITH!

- It is an important part of your photography journey to build your confidence in having your photograph taken on your wedding day by me.

- You feel comfortable with me being close to you and guiding you through poses.

- I get to know more about you, what your passions are and what makes you laugh so I can make your photographs more personal (have a cool hobby you want to include in your shoot PLEASE tell me... acro yoga shoot anyone?

- You get to have some awesome photographs of yourselves to use at home or even on your wedding day for your displays.

- These photos make great Save the Date postcards.

- We get to add more excitement to your wedding journey. So many of the parts of wedding planning will not come to fruition until your day. With me we get to have a bit more fun, capturing memories, extended your chances to really take note of your journey. 

All of these elements make this a vital and hugely fun part of your wedding photography journey because hands down it helps create even better photographs for you!

So lets get chatting about your Confidence Shoot today!

Want to see more of my couples confidence shoots. Head on over to my wedding gallery portfolio and click on their albums.

A confidence shoot in Paris!

'I've got a ring and everything' Dan Merry

The confidence shoot!

When I had a booking consultation in 2016 with the lovely and Kayleigh & Dan who got married in March 2017; It was with a passing sentence that Dan said that Paris was the place that had sentimental feeling to them, because it was where he had proposed.

MAKE IT PERSONAL

2 days later, when I couldn't sleep through thinking about it and was obsessing over photographs plans. I just boldly shared my idea with them and 3 months later they were there again, eating and breathing the romance of Paris, while I followed them around capturing some incredibly beautiful scenes and emotions.

What a beautiful day and adventure for a pre wedding confidence shoot.

Sunrise at The Eiffel Tower!

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A stroll along the Seine!

Mrs Jutson Wedding Photography

On our quick 24 hour hop, we made the most of the time and took a late night stroll around Paris when we arrived. Strolling through the art district of Montmartre. There were lights, street music and we ate a lovely meal in a traditional Parisian restaurant. 

Thank you Kayleigh & Dan for sharing your special place with me.

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