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Get the best wedding photos

June 6, 2020


What every photographer wish you knew

Get the best wedding photos

In this interview, we share top tips so you get the best wedding photos. In addition, Amber is without a doubt one of my favourite wedding photographers. Amber Varghese from Love N’ Roses, whose work is published in Vogue and Rock n Roll Bride, never fails to produce absolutely stunning photos, therefore I feel so lucky to have had her photograph my wedding! Now, in this interview she gives her honest truth on where we go wrong and what we can do to get the breathtaking wedding photos we all want!

What do you wish all brides and grooms knew?

Firstly, I just wish people would understand the actual meaning of their wedding because it’s the celebration of two people and their love. And importantly ENJOY their own day that they’ve planned for for so long. It is certainly very easy to get caught up in stressful situations or to start worrying about guests etc.,


I always tell my couples that the day is all about them and that everything else will fall into place, so just let your hair down and enjoy every minute!

What would be your advice to them for the day of the wedding?

My advice would be above all, to laugh, dance and get as many pictures as you can of the special day. 

What makes your job easier on the day and helps you get the best photos?

From the photographers point of view; above all, if our couples cooperate and trust in us, then we will always deliver the best results. However, before you book your photographer, you must love their work and then just go with it. At Love N’ Roses,

we do pay a lot of attention to…

detail when it comes to our preparation/ photographic plan for the day. So, we always create a plan for our couples so that they are aware of what we will photograph literally minute by minute.


Once everything is planned, then it is easier to make sure no details big or small are missed. In addition, I always advise to meet the photographer beforehand as well. For instance, it could be over a coffee or via Skype or Face Time. In other words, get to know them as I’m sure they would like to get to know you and your story too.

What should you always ask a photographer before hiring them?

Then, always ask to see their terms and conditions, and you should certainly discuss the deposit which would secure your date. Similarly, I would advise you to discuss or ask about any additional costs that may not have been mentioned in advance, for example, travel costs/meal for the day etc.

Also knowing…

how many images will be delivered to you would be helpful, in addition to the date of when it will all be ready for you. Likewise, discuss whether the images will only be given in colour or if in black and white is an option too. Furthermore,

my advice for a bigger weddings is…

to make sure you always let the photographer know how many guests are invited and likewise ensure there are two photographers working together.

Do you have any advice for choosing a good wedding photographer?

In short, choosing a good photographer is as important as choosing your wedding dress, so always look through their portfolio. When you have seen work you like then try to meet them in person so you can get a better feel about their ideas and work style.

What’s your advice for pre wedding/engagement shoots?

Engagement shoots are my favourite way to meet the couples and for you they are an informal and fun way to get an insight into how your photographer works. If you don’t like having your photo taken, then they give you the chance to remove that camera fear before the wedding day. In addition to being an amazing opportunity to get some more relaxed photos together!

Working with Amber…

To sum up, having a good photographer is important so that they can capture your special memories for you in a style that you love. As a celebrant I see and share lots of beautiful wedding photos everyday, If you would like to see some of Amber’s beautiful work then click here. She is London based but travels internationally and is a busy bee so if you want to book her then hurry!

A Spain wedding

Spain is definitely a beautiful country to get married above all because of its mountains, lakes and beaches (so many landscapes to choose from!). If you are thinking about a destination wedding then click here to read more about getting married in Spain. Moreover you can read about Spanish touches to add to your wedding here.

A celebrant led ceremony

Finally, having a celebrant led wedding ceremony can result in stunning images. For instance, I create beautiful and personalized ceremonies with the option of hand fastings, union sand ceremony and other marital rituals that I must say make AMAZING images to capture!


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