Reportage Photography (the photo journalistic approach) and my new Photo Booth service

Reportage Photography

More and more couples are opting for a slightly less traditional approach to their wedding photography with many choosing reportage or photo journalistic approach.

My coverage is with a photo journalistic approach taking photographs during the wedding or event using an alternative approach where images are captured spontaneously to emphasize moments and emotion. Much like photojournalists for the media, wedding photojournalists present the story of the day through your photographs, I also combine this with the traditional formal shots.


A new sensation being seen ore and more on wedding days are the new photo booth which allows the couple and guest to take pictures with props. I now offer photo-booth Style photography the difference is rather than stepping into a booth or having a booth that may take up space I set up a back drop and provide props. This also provides ore space for a more creative picture. It also costs a little less than hiring a booth.

Please ask me via my contact page about this new service. I will be launching a competition for my new photo booth set up very soon so watch this space.   Follow me on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date.

Below are some examples of why reportage photographs are something special!

Let me start with this image taken at a wedding. I captured a moment between a little girl and her dad. She is helping him to do his tie. Priceless!


Capturing the happy emotions!


Capturing the small details


This image was taken at a 1st birthday party when the guest of honor got a little sleepy


At the same party mum, brother and sister are playing


This image was taken of a Bride & Groom traveling to their reception in the rain.


Capturing Cheeky Grins






Bridal Preps


Dashing Brides


Cheeky Kisses


This is my favorite image which shows how great reportage photography is a photographer that practices this can capture moments quickly.

Children are so unpredictable but express their feelings clearly! This little  one clearly did not want his picture taken.

But he made us laugh so much, I had so much fun with it.


Lets have some real fun with this situation! I absolutely love it!



Throw back Thursday (A Beckenham Wedding)

Here are some images of John and Dawn’s wedding that I covered back in August 2011 in Beckenham Kent.


I love the overcast skies that we had and used them to my advantage during the confetti throwing.

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I am now a member of The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers

I am now a registered member of The  Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers.

I will be applying for my Licentiate soon and I shall update you along the way.



Cheriese Photography meets Black Pearl Weddings!

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This week I had the privilege of being interviewed by Black Pearl Weddings.

Black Pearl Weddings of London are a superior boutique wedding planning and consultancy service.

Please view my interview here on their Blog:  Cheriese Photography interview


I am now listed as a wedding supplier on find a wedding supplier

I am now registered with find a wedding supplier as a Wedding Photographer.

This website is excellent for each stage of your wedding planning journey.

Check out some of the fabulous wedding venues that are listed on the website.

Find a Wedding Venue



You get what you pay for!

Cheaper is not always best you got the dress, booked the venue, band, flowers, food, drinks, jewellery, make up artist! You hired the suits, cars, linen and chair covers! You planned the day for months maybe years and paid more than you planned for!

You then have the time of your life and scrimped on one thing!
The photography!
This element may seem like a small thing or you may feel that you rather cut back or get a friend or relative to shoot the most important day of your life but please rethink.

Photography tells the story of your special day it captures emotions and little stories to share for years to come. I am not advising you to pay over the odds for this one thing but I am asking you to choose wisely choose with that thought embedded in your mind! The amount of brides that have told me about their experience and not having images they dreamt of from their chosen photographer on their day is incredible! Your day deserves to have the best so choose the best photographer that you can skill wise. Budget does not mean that you can not choose someone who is skill-full!

I have experience and yet I am affordable very competitive! I am passionate and love weddings the emotion the laughter and the tears.

Of course if you choose to have a simple wedding and this element is not a top priority for you than ignore my rambles.

I want to share this little note which speaks volumes you get what you pay for! X


February offer on all early bookings for wedding photography

I have some new February offers for bookings taken in February:


Gold Package  

  •  7 hour coverage (covers Bride or groom getting ready or guests arrival, ceremony, pre-reception shoot, reception and 1st dance)
  • Photo CD, supplied with high resolution images from your day for you to use as you wish
  • An online gallery for guests to view, with an option to order prints, albums and an additional photo CD

Price Was £599 February discount £549

Platinum Package

  • Free Engagement shoot worth £200
  • 8 hour coverage (covers Bridal or groom getting ready or    guests entering church, ceremony, pre-reception shoot, reception and 1st dance)
  • Photo CD, supplied with high resolution images from your day for you to use as you wish
  • 20 Page Photo book or Album
  • An online gallery for guests to view, with an option to order prints, additional or larger albums, photogifts and additional photo CD

Price was £799 Now February discount £699

I have other packages please look at my price page or email me for a personal quote to suite all budgets .


I also take installments and early deposits.