Chateau du Puits es Pratx Wedding| Ginestas | Dan & Caroline

  What a pleasure and delight to photograph Dan and Caroline’s wedding at the Chateau du Puits es Pratx in Ginestas in the South West of France.  I stayed in a delightful guest house with the lovely Mary & Ted.  The town of Ginestas was so rustic, unspoilt and so typically “French” with little doorways, potted plants, battered old Renaults and random racing cars stopping by in the middle of a group shot, flirting with Caroline, having a glass of wine and speeding off !  The Chateau was delightful and full of lovely details of an old vineyard.   This wedding …

The tradition of smiling in wedding photography

I loved photographing Helen and Dan …they did the “look stern and stiff” pose of the late 19th and early 20th Century so easily …well they managed it for about 30 seconds before laughing.. For vintage weddings it’s great to add in a few old fashioned (like your gran had) photographs for a real traditional feel and i’ve recently been routing through old photographs and doing some research to find out more about traditional styles of photography and why it all changed. I found this photograph at a vintage fair – an example of a photograph from the Royal wedding …