I've been photographing weddings for over 10 years. Sunny days, rainy days, windy days, stinking hot days, freezing cold days - I've shot in all of them. Weddings is my main area of photography and I love it as much as I did when I first started. Most weddings I shoot by my little ol' self but do offer a second shooter option.
By nature - I consider myself very down to earth. I love to have a laugh, a bit of banter and I genuinely love to chat to people (probably one of the reasons my engagement sessions go longer than they should!).
I've had couples tell me they've been super nervous about the photos because they 'aren't photo people' and end up thanking me for making it an easy process and making them feel comfortable. I've always been pretty in tune with people's feelings and can tell when someone is uncomfortable and if so, I'll change things up.
Your wedding day SHOULD ALWAYS BE AN ENJOYABLE DAY - no question about it. I treat each wedding like it's the first I've ever shot (well that's not completely true because I didn't really know what I was doing then), but each wedding is just as important and deserves my full attention as much as the last.
My approach to your day is to guide you with timing tips and wedding day preparation advice to help you get beautiful photos without feeling like you were being dragged around by your photographer all day - oh the stories I've heard - eek, no one wants that! I don't need you to be directly in front of my camera to get wonderful images. Many of my favourites are the ones I'm quietly capturing in the background.
I want you to look back and say "We had the most amazing day. We got to talk with everyone, had time to mingle and never felt rushed. Our photographer took the most beautiful photos while we were having a great time".