I had the pleasure of a pre wedding shoot for Steve and Debs last week at Hampton Court. As you can see from the photographs we had the place to ourselves (not). It was full of school children on day trips and tourists but luckily we managed to get some creative portraits and keep everyone out of frame. One couple however wanted to get in the frame. When we shot in the doorway with the gold leaves one couple stood aside and waited for us to finish. When we went to move they asked Debs if she would take their picture – Obviously having thousands of pounds worth of camera equipment in my hands didn’t mean I could just have a go with any old camera – She obliged and handed the camera back to the husband who gestured that he was not happy with the picture and we should take it again. I stepped in this time and shot a portrait they were happy with. I have never known anyone to have the cheek to make someone take their picture again. I should have charged them for it.
The rest of the shoot was fairly uneventful the only drama was my parking ticket expiring but I got away with it. It was great to shoot them both and they really enjoyed it which will put them at ease when I shoot their wedding next month.
Watch this space for the wedding photography.