Ok, so I'm Dominic, the senior photographer who has turned his hand to adding Videography to the skillset in the downtime of the pandemic, but the photography started in my childhood years with a kids camera, before getting something a little better, a Canon Sureshot, in my teens.
My step up from film to digital happened in my mid to late twenties when my dad gave me an HP945 5.3mp camera, and it went everywhere with me. Granted by today's standards it wasn't the best optically but I made the most of it until I bought my first DSLR, a Sony A100 just days before my second son was born.
It was that camera, the quality from it, and the pace at which my photographic knowledge grew, that saw me go through the A350 to the A700 to the A77 of the Sony range, ultimately ending up using the A700 and A77 on the first handful of weddings until I was taken in by the Full Frame loveliness on Nikon, where I went through the D700, D7000, D610, and D750.
I'm now a Fujifilm shooter, why? It's all about the magnificent colours!
Away from photography, I've been married since 2001 and we have 4 wonderful kids, 1 girly and 3 boys, and they keep me on my toes. I'm that typical bloke who loves his football and I'll be found at a game on a Saturday afternoon if I don't get a wedding booking.
Lastly, I love a good wedding, and good weddings are made up of three very important things. An awesome wedding couple, their awesome families, and their awesome friends!
It's all about the people! Sure, good planning, good venue, good suppliers, it all helps, but having good people to work with makes it an awesome day, and I love getting involved to help make that day as special as it can be, and grab some great photos to serve as a wonderful memory of that perfect day.
So I'm Tomas, the eldest son of Dominic, and I've been his second shooter on many weddings, to many to recall, but probably up in the range 45-65 weddings.
My experience level isn't as high as his, so that's why I'm the junior shooter but it's not like I'm new to it, because in that 45-65 I've learnt a lot, and some of those weddings I've done by myself.
Through my GCSE years at school I did photography as a course and then I took that into college as well, where I took a media course that covered photography and videography, and that's where my interest in video really took off.
As much as I enjoy photography, and as much as I'm good at it, videography is the area I really enjoy and it allows me to complement my dad's service in photography to enable us to offer you the complete wedding media coverage.
All the work I do is shot by myself and edited by me to, so the work you see under my name really is my work.
I'm lucky enough to have the same high-quality camera gear that my dad uses, so I'm not disadvantaged where that's concerned, so I'm only classed as a junior purely because of my age and because I'm still gaining experience with every wedding I shoot or film.
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"You really are a master of photography. We received our photos today. Thanks for everything & your professional approach to the whole day & making it even more special, We're so happy you captured our day for us. Dom is 100% recommended for any of your photography needs"
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"I didn’t have an all-day traditional kind of wedding, but Dom did an amazing job at capturing our wedding ceremony. He also was able to do some announcing which I’m sure is not his normal job but he helped so much. He made us feel so at ease and took lovely lovely shots. Nothing was too much to ask even with the paparazzi getting in the way ( ie wonderful family members with there own cameras) lol.
I’m so so happy with our photos"
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"We've just got home after our dream wedding and wanted to pass on our huge heartfelt thanks to you. You quite honesty made our day, from helping the guys with their cravats, taking labels off the girls shoes, bringing everyone together and creating a lovely calm structure to our day. Quite frankly, would of been lost without you!"
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"Dom made our day all about us and was absolutely fantastic. Went above and beyond to get the photos we wanted and even some we hadn't thought of which was amazing. Such a funny guy put me and husband at ease and made the whole day perfect. Definitely recommend you, and thank you so much"
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"We couldn’t have asked for a more professional and friendly photographer. Dominic and Shelly made us feel so comfortable from the beginning with the planning through to getting the best shots on the day. We have had so many compliments on our photographs. We had the full day package and everything was covered from the getting ready to the first dance to the family shots!
Thank you so much for giving us the best photos to keep the memories alive"
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"Just received our wedding photos and they are more amazing than we could ever have imagined!
You were such an amazing photographer on our wedding day and put everyone at ease. I would recommend you to anyone Dom, Thankyou so much for everything"
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