Priya & I | Portraits | Sydney | 21st January 2013
Over the past weekend, Priya and I were super excited to be in Sydney to photograph the wedding of Alexandra and Paul. It was such an amazing experience. I just love photographing destination weddings!!! It really pushes you out of your comfort zone of what you already know and allows you to open your eyes and see a location with a fresh vision. Some people are little scared about hiring a photographer to photograph in a different location because they might not be aware of the “best” or most “popular” areas to photograph. My philosphy is that if you have amazing light and understand how to use light, then you can photograph ANYWHERE in the world not just the place you live. And sometimes you can do it better, because you don’t gravitate to just the “usual” local weddings spots most brides go to. So if you are thinking about hiring a photographer for a destination wedding, then feel free to email me, I’d love to hear all about your plans, and it’s probably not as expensive as you think it is.
Back to Sydney, well what a weekend it was. We headed down on Saturday to have a look around at the locations of the wedding and also to have some shopping time! Priya was keen to catch up with Pratik a retoucher from America who was visiting for some retouching courses he was running in Sydney. We spent a lovely afternoon walking around the malls, talking, taking many instagram photos and chatting all things fashion, design and of course photography. On Sunday of course, we spent the day photographing the beautiful wedding of Alexandra & Paul. But on Monday, we decided that we were in this awesome city and that we should do a photography walk and capture some gorgeous photographs of ourselves. It was so much fun being in front of the camera (and I think a few people thought I was hilarious with all of my crazy posing at the Opera House – you will have to wait to see those photos as Priya photographed me). Here is a little preview of some of the photographs that I took of Priya in and around the Opera House.