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Using reflections during our documentary wedding photography is a great way to elevate an image; to really give a capture more visual interest. Here we’ve collated tips and advice by our wedding photographers that specifically talk about the power of reflections:

This Is How: ‘Beards and Beauties’ by Elliot Patching

We absolutely love the ‘This is How’ series of posts by our TiR members, and today’s piece is no exception, with an incredibly interesting behind-the-scenes look by Elliot Patching of his recent Reportage Award from Collection Five. Not only really practical advice about reflections, light and editing, but also insightful tips about patience, pre-visualisation and more…thanks so much, Elliot!

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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: ‘Mirrored Moment’ by Jonny MP

In the eighth of our regular series of ‘This Is How…’, Surrey-based photographer Jonny MP, tells us how he got this brilliantly creative image.

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This Is How: ‘Bridesmaid Mischief’ by Pete Farrell

In the sixth of our regular series of ‘This Is How…’, Manchester-based photographer Pete Farrell of Pixies in the Cellar, tells us how he got this fun bridal prep image.

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This is How: ‘A Woman Past and Present’ by Marianne Chua

In the third of our regular series of ‘This Is How…’, London-based photographer Marianne Chua tells us her thought process behind this fab observational-capture.

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