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Documentary wedding photography has taken me to some fantastic places in the UK and abroad, while allowing me to photograph an important stage in people’s lives. What a great privilege!! It’s on this page that I want to share that story with you when I show a few favourite images from these weddings. This is where I also post my latest news so you know what’s happening at Clive Blair Photography.

You’ll see the emphasis in my photography is not around posed group photos. Instead the solid emphasis is to be more of a fly-on-the-wall, natural documentary photographer capturing those fleeting moments that tell the story of each wedding.

“Pinterest-inspired” weddings has become very popular these days. This is when a photographer is given a long list of images gleaned from Pinterest and being asked to re-create these images on a wedding. But instead of trying to recreate images from someone else’s wedding, I’d rather capture the moments of YOUR history, creating YOUR unique images that no one else will ever, or can ever have. Which would you rather have?

I know which one sings to my heart! I hope these image will sing the same song for you too, inspiring you to enjoy the documentary, moment-driven style of wedding coverage.

What is Documentary Wedding Photography?

You’ve probably heard various buzz words to describe a documentary wedding photographer, like reportage photographer, candid photographer, natural, unposed…etc. Now you’re probably wondering “Is a documentary style of coverage for me?”

Surprise Proposal | Birmingham City Centre

Surprise Proposal in Birmingham City Centre Guys: If you’re looking  for a some ideas on ways to propose to your girlfriend, how about following Jason’s lead who proposed to his girlfriend on Dec 5th 2015, based on a location that held precious memories for them both? Jason first booked me a couple of months before the date he’d chosen to…

Planning Your Wedding

How do you plan a perfect wedding? After shooting weddings for over 25 years, Here’s my list of a few important things to help you avoid common pitfalls.

Birmingham Wedding | Marverine and Austen

BIRMINGHAM WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER What a great, lively wedding Marverine and Austen had! What a privilege to be there to see and record it all for them too!! I’ve know Marverine for a few years, having taken quite a few photos for her professional career. So to able to also photograph another chapter tin her life was another honour. A few…

Birmingham Pre-Wedding shoot | Marverine and Austen

I’ve know Marverine and Austen for sometime now as I’ve been taking a few of their business portraits over the recent years, so it was great to be chosen to photograph their wedding. But first comes the pre-wedding shoot.