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Patience is one of the most important things that someone needs to have in order to become a brilliant documentary wedding photographer; here are posts by our This is Reportage photographers explaining why:

This Is How: ‘Sisters For Life’ by Denise Motz

An honour to have the fantastic Netherlands-based TiR member Denise Motz on the blog today to take us behind this recent Reportage Award of hers! Not only is the story behind the image powerful, but Denise’s insights into the way she works and got this capture, along with lots of supporting images, really makes this a must-read. Thank you, Denise!

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This Is How: ‘Peckish’ by Tim Millen of This Modern Love

A real pleasure to have the fab Tim Millen of This Modern Love on the site today, as he tells us all about this great capture of his – superb tips on light, patience, composition and more. Really great insights on what Tim calls ‘fortune favours the prepared’ too – such a great quote, and so true!

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This Is How: ‘From The Veil Shot To An Intimate Moment’ by Melissa Suneson

Excited to have the fantastic Mexico-based TiR member Melissa Suneson of Car & Mel Photography on the site today, taking us behind the scenes of this beautiful capture for our ‘This is How…’ series of pieces. Melissa’s advice about patience – how waiting just that little bit extra can really elevate an image (in this case from a ‘detail’ shot of the veil, to a beautiful moment) – is priceless.

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This Is How: ‘London Calling’ by Hannah Hall of Red on Blonde Photography

Today we’re honoured to have the fantastic Hannah Hall from Red on Blonde Photography on the site, telling us all about her recent Reportage Award. It was incredibly tough to get an award, with only the top 2% of submissions being awarded by our Collection One Judges, so we’re thrilled that Hannah has taken the time to bring us her insights into this capture; fab tips on working with available light, reflections and composition, getting in close and low, building rapport and trust, patience and more…

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This Is How: ‘Waiting For The Moment’ by Nikhol Esteras Roberts

Delighted to have the brilliant Nikhol Esteras Roberts on the site today to tell us all about this brilliant capture. In the thirty-fourth of our ‘This is How…’ series, Nikhol shares her great insights into having a connection with her couple (and the benefits that brings), tips on taking time to observe and thus help predict future events, capturing personalities and relationships, composition, and waiting for the moment…

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