James Richard Photography

2017 Highlights

What an amazing year! 2017 was just epic for me and I’m so excited I get to share some of the highlights with you all. This is genuinely one of my favourite blogs to share with you guys!

This year I travelled to new places all over the UK and met some really incredible couples. I mean really great peoples, the kind that you feel like you’ve known for ages. I love to get the most out of a wedding by getting to know my brides and grooms really well so they feel comfortable in front of the camera. My couples from this year were AWESOME and I feel like I’ve made a whole new set of friends. One bride even said that I should change my name and officially become part of their family- what an invitation!

One of the absolute best things about this year were the reactions I got from my couples to their photos. People sent me such kind and heartfelt words- I’ve shown a few below for you to take a look at. The biggest achievement for me will always be a happy couple, so this year has certainly been a success in my books!

I think of my job as a privilege because couples invite me to be a part of the biggest day of their lives. I get to photograph moments that will mean so much to them when they first see them and years in the future. It amazes me that my photos will be those that are poured over with children and grandchildren- what a responsibility! You won’t catch me going for a career change any time soon though- I love that I can do that for my couples, it really is the greatest job I can imagine!

Check out some of my favourite moments from the last year below. I wish I could show you so many more but you would be there for a while! I can’t wait for what 2018 has in store- BRING IT ON!

If you’re getting married and you want to have a photographer that is excited to take photographs of more awesome couples and who wants to make your day as relaxed and as fun as it can be, then you can contact me here. Can’t wait to hear from you!

“I can’t imagine any other photographer being there, or our wedding being any other way, so thank you from the bottom of my heart for your calming aura and positive loving vibes from my mums house to the dishevelled dance floor.”- Beth

“We felt like we had known you forever – it was as if you were a guest or part of the family!”- Jess

“We knew he was a perfect fit from the day we met.The family love him that much that we’ve offered to pay to have his name changed to Powell.” Trudi

“On the day he put everyone at ease and we just had so much fun with him there. Now, seeing the finished photos, it’s unbelievable how he’s managed to capture every moment and emotion felt throughout the day.”- Rianna

“Our wedding photos are absolutely beautiful, we couldn’t be happier with them. James was a pleasure to have at our wedding, he really took the time to get to know us which reflects in the photos.”- Emma

“We not only got some amazing photos, we also made a great friend!”- Josh

“We love every single one of them, they capture our perfect day so well. And make us want to do the whole day again.”- Danielle

“Wow! The photographs are absolutely stunning, James has effortlessly, and without us even knowing at the time, captured every raw emotion and special detail of the most perfect day possible!”- Polly

“Completely blown away! Simply beautiful!! Thank you so much!!!!”- Hannah

“Oh my gosh that was amazing – set me off crying but smiling ear to ear!”- Katy

“We have had more than a few comments from people saying, “I don’t remember this being taken” and this was long before any drinking had taken place 😉! You did SO much more than just take photos and actually got involved with the day, which certainly shows in the photos. Anyone that gets to have you as their wedding photographer is very lucky indeed, as you brought so much character, life and soul to our day! Thank you!”- Sam

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