42 Weddings in 2015

Dominic Dorey Bride/Groom Portraits, Weddings Leave a Comment

Quite simply, amazing, I’m totally blown away. 42 Weddings in 2015. Really doesn’t matter how many times I say it or read it, but it just seem possible that I really did that many, but I did. I started out on this weddings journey just a few years back, four and a bit to be fairly correct, but I honestly thought it would take a long time to be getting anywhere near that number in a single year. It would take time, hard work, lots of advertising, plenty of happy …

DSLR’s Are Just To Big and Heavy

Dominic Dorey Equipment, Family, Hobby, Nikon Leave a Comment

For Family days out that is! Over the past 3 or 4 years the amount of photos I have in my portfolio has grown at a fantastic rate, with all the weddings and portrait sessions I’ve been lucky enough to have shot, and yet the number of images I have shot of my own kids and family has dwindled alarmingly. Through that time I’ve been slowly building my camera gear by adding quality lens’ and upgrading the camera bodies, and although I’m over the moon with the quality of the …

How Did I Get 42 Weddings Booked This Year?

Dominic Dorey Blog, Editing, Equipment, Lightroom, Photography, Weddings 2 Comments

It was four years ago that I stumbled my way in to shooting my cousins wedding. It was the usual story that a lot of full time wedding photographers would cringe at, that, as someone with no experience of shooting weddings, I shouldn’t even be entertaining the thought of attempting a wedding, even one that was for a family member, but I did. However, I did’t end up shooting that wedding alone as I roped in the very excellent photographer Scot Baston to help guide me through the day, and …

Has The Photography Hobby Ended?

Dominic Dorey Hobby, Photography Leave a Comment

I’ve no idea when it started but photography for me was always a hobby and very little else, away from my family or work, took my interest, well, apart from football I guess. I would always be on the look out for opportunities to be out shooting and it would bug me if that opportunity didn’t arise. Four years or so ago I ventured into the possibilities of turning my photography hobby into something more serious and slowly but surely my business in photography started to get somewhere, but as …

Light Blue Software Just Got Better

Dominic Dorey Blog, Software Leave a Comment

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. A mantra that should be stuck to like glue in many aspects in life, but in some annoying circumstances people see fit to fiddle with things that just don’t need it, and make things, well, worse. This however can’t be said of the guys at Light Blue Software. Any tinkering they do to Light Blue seems to be minimal, very considered, well informed and very well implemented. They have a great habit of listening to users concerns, thoughts and ideas and where needed …