Beautiful Photography from Joe Mallen
My name is Joe Mallen and I am a Wedding Photographer based in Reading, Berkshire. I am available to travel anywhere in the UK to photograph a gorgeous wedding.
I approach weddings with a very informal, friendly and journalistic approach with a blend of my own creativity, As every wedding is different i find how i work with each bride and groom is aswell. I like to capture special moments as they unfold, all the love, laughter joys and tears of the day.
I like to mix this journalistic approach with creative portraits that are informal and relaxed which try to capture your personality in the pictures and really make them unique to you!
I love taking pictures, and capturing special moments as they happen. A smile, a laugh, a kiss, a touch, a tear and even a simple look can say so much. I love this approach to photography, just watching and waiting for that moment to capture in a split second. I like to blend this with my own creativity and a some beautiful portraits to create something you can love in years to come.
I love capturing the variety of emotions through out the day and anticipating moments before they happen. One of my favourites though has to be the father daughter first look. Very special, and very personal, I love it!
You need to love the work your photographer does. Their style of photos the way they process them but just as importantly you need to have a connection with the photographer themselves. Have a chat about your day and the photography and make sure you're a good match.
Happy to travel anywhere in the UK and abroad, my packages are the same the only additional cost is expenses.
Starting Price: £800
Full day coverage from Bridal Prep to first dance starting from £800
Since the very first time we approached Joe to enquire about him being our wedding photographer he has been nothing but professional. He sent us an amazing welcome pack with plenty of information and even a few treats!
Charlotte and I met Joe for the first time when we went for our engagement shoot (after Joe recommended a beautiful location). I am not someone that particularly enjoys having his photo taken and I was a little worried about it. But Joe's knowledge and excellent attitude made us both feel at ease and made the experience very enjoyable. The engagement shoot was absolutely essential for Joe to get to know us and teach us the different poses that we would be doing on the big day.
After the engagement shoot Joe treated us to a cup of coffee to go over the day plan, our preferences and all the little extra details. It was clear how much pride he takes in his work by how thorough he was and how much he wanted make our day special. We both went home that day feeling very excited and we were both incredibly impressed by the photos.
We couldn't have wished for a better photographer for our wedding. From start to end Joe impressed all our guests with his incredible photography skills. He caught all our magical moments so naturally that sometimes we didn't realize he was there. For the group photo's he managed to control a large group of people while remaining friendly and approachable. His technical skill had us in awe, especially after we saw the end result. He could pinpoint the best locations to take the most stunning photos and by being incredibly creative he has eternalized exactly how we felt on the day.
Once the reception had started Joe set up his photo booth for all the guests to put on funny head ware, play inflatable saxophones and pose with an endless amount of crazy things. It was a total hit, everybody absolutely loved it! It helped everyone to let their hair down and start to really have fun. He even created wonderful business cards with a picture from our engagement shoot and his details so all the guests can log on to see their hilarious photo's.
Booking a photographer for your wedding can be scary as you are putting your trust in someone to capture the biggest day of your life. I can assure you Joe truly went above and beyond the call of duty for us and we cannot thank him or recommend him enough. I have heard nothing but compliments about him from all the guests I have spoken to. If you are lucky enough to have your wedding on a day where Joe isn't already booked then book him in now! You will not regret it!
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