I recently published a short blog post of Kesh and Tinu’s engagement shoot at The Royal Landscape, part of which I shot on film. Well it was only a tiny bit shot on film as the majority of the shoot was shot with my digital cameras. Kesh and Tinu’s civil and Indian wedding is rapidly approaching and when they booked me, they decided that they wanted a nice big signing frame to display on their wedding day. The idea is to select a couple of pictures from the engagement shoot and mount them in a beautiful frame, uncovered, allowing people to leave messages by means of writing on the areas around the pictures.
As I mentioned in the last post, Kesh and Tinu arrived at the shoot looking spectacular! Being a glorious sunny Sunday morning, the vast grounds of The Royal Landscape quickly started filling up and although my engagement shoots are pretty low key in that it is usually just myself and the couple, most people walking by knew what was going on and offered their congratulations. In fact one of the park wardens driving by even jokingly shouted out of the window “don’t do it”! There was a great atmosphere as we wandered about taking in the scenery and stopping for a series of photos every now and again. Kesh had us in stitches most of the time during the shoot and they were both pretty much up for anything I suggested. I have said it before and it’s worth mentioning again – great pictures are not only a result of the photographer’s technical and creative skill, but also require the couple to “give” something to the shoot as well. That something may include energy, vibrancy, and willingness to let go and have some fun. Well, there was loads of that and I am sure you will agree when you see the pictures below! They were an absolute joy to work with and I cannot wait for their wedding in a few months.