Hey I’m Roo, I live in Nuneaton, a small town in the West Midlands, with my awesome wife Jade and little boy Arthur. I have a degree in filmmaking and an 8 year long career in graphic design which pretty much explains my photographic style, natural story telling with creative compositions. I’m a bit of a chatter box and enjoy a good laugh and dance (probably why I love weddings).
I spent the majority of my teens and early twenties playing guitar in various bands which has left me with blooming terrible hearing but an awesome guitar collection.
I have a completely irrational fear of stickers and can somehow manage to be the most focussed yet distracted person all at the same time.
I love a good brew… because I’m English obvs… and weirdly one of my favourite things to do is to watch ‘Fails’ on Youtube. I spend way too much money on gadgets I don’t need and I seem to be incapable of wearing matching socks.
Storytelling is the main aim of my images, I want to transport my couples back to the wedding day every time they look at them. To feel those feelings all over again, but also to be able to see their day from another point of view and to see all the little moments that they would not have been able to witness in the whirlwind of the day.
The people are what I love about weddings, there are so many stories that develop like sub plots to the main event. I strive to capture the full story of each wedding, the fun, the laughter, the tears. Each wedding is so different and I want to be able to preserve each awesome story forever with my pictures.
Make sure you choose someone that you really click (lol) with. You spend more time with your photographer than anyone else at the wedding so it is really important that you get on. Look for people who produce work that you really connect to, that create images that make you feel like you were there and tell the story beautifully.
I am always ready for an adventure...where ever that may be.
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