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[mk_page_section bg_image=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/louise-neil-006-1.jpg” bg_position=”center center” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_stretch=”true” video_color_mask=”rgba(0,0,0,0.22)” video_opacity=”1″ min_height=”0″ js_vertical_centered=”true” padding_top=”200″ padding_bottom=”200″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column][mk_padding_divider size=”30″ visibility=”visible-dt”][mk_image src=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/10-years.png” image_size=”full” align=”center” margin_bottom=”0″][mk_padding_divider size=”20″ visibility=”visible-dt”][mk_button dimension=”outline” size=”large” url=”https://www.howardlucas.com/availability/” align=”center” margin_right=”0″ outline_skin=”custom” outline_active_color=”#ffffff” outline_active_text_color=”#ffffff” outline_hover_bg_color=”#ffffff” outline_hover_color=”#222222″]FREE NO OBLIGATION QUOTE[/mk_button][mk_padding_divider size=”30″ visibility=”visible-dt”][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider size=”100″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”5/12″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]W[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774464764{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]hat is Documentary wedding photography / Reportage / Photojournalist Photography?[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”20″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774495219{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]These terms refer to same thing: an observational approach where the photographer does not direct or pose people. It requires patient observation, knowing where the best pictures are likely to happen in advance, fast instinct, knowing people and gauging situations.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]A[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774693418{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]re you a full time photographer?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774718094{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Yes I am. Photography is my sole source of income and my focus is wedding photography however I do undertake other photography commissions, such as Newborn, Family Lifestyle, Portraiture & Feminine Beauty.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]D[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774794391{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]o you have insurance?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774805033{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Yes, I have full Public Liability, Professional Indemnity, Employers Liability  and equipment cover.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]C[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774908129{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]an you fit into the timing of our day?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774899239{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]It’s a good idea to discuss the timings for the day with me as early as possible to make sure there is time for me to get between different venues etc. I like to be at the ceremony around ½ hour before the start if possible to capture the general excitement. Ideally set aside 20-30 minutes at some point for some couple portraits and 15-20 minutes for group photos.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]C[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504774994227{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]an we provide you with a meal??[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775019291{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Yes please. It’s really helpful to be fed at the same time as the other guests. No one wants to be photographed eating, so this is a good time for me to have a break but be ready for the speeches & after dinner entertainment. There’s no need to seat me with your guests, a quiet spot away from the party where I can check through the images from the day so far will be perfect.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]H[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775118274{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]ow many group photos do we need?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775148993{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]I usually suggest having just a few family group photos, five or six should cover it and one full group shot if the situation allows. I can help you plan which you need.[/vc_column_text][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h3″ color=”#222222″ size=”75″ force_font_size=”true” size_tablet=”40″ size_phone=”25″ line_height=”99″ font_weight=”400″ txt_transform=”uppercase” margin_bottom=”10″ font_family=”Roboto+Slab” font_type=”google”]Your
Wedding
Story[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”6/12″][mk_padding_divider size=”70″ visibility=”hidden-sm”][mk_padding_divider size=”70″][mk_image src=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/6.png” image_size=”full” title=”Your Wedding Story” margin_bottom=”0″][mk_image src=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/7.png” image_size=”full” title=”Your Special Memories” margin_bottom=”0″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”5/12″][mk_padding_divider size=”70″][mk_padding_divider size=”70″ visibility=”hidden-sm”][mk_image src=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/3.png” image_size=”full” title=”Your Wedding Story” margin_bottom=”0″][mk_image src=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/9.png” image_size=”full” title=”Your Day” margin_bottom=”0″][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h3″ color=”#222222″ size=”75″ force_font_size=”true” size_tablet=”40″ size_phone=”25″ line_height=”99″ font_weight=”400″ txt_transform=”uppercase” margin_bottom=”10″ font_family=”Roboto+Slab” font_type=”google”]Your
Special
Memories[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”6/12″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]W[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775762439{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]hen will my photographs be ready?[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”20″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775783339{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]I aim, where possible, to put a sneak preview on my website and facebook within a week or two of your wedding. Within six to eight weeks, I will edit all your photographs and set up your online gallery, then send you the digital images on a beautifully presented memory stick. From there, we can discuss the album layout if you are ordering one.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]W[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775816395{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]ho owns the copyright?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775829092{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]There is often confusion over what is meant by copyright. I grant my clients the printing rights (Personal Usage License) to the images and supply high resolution digital files so they can print unlimited copies for personal use. However I maintain copyright ownership as per the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. For full terms and conditions, please contact me.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]D[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775860620{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]o you supply black & white as well as colour?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775880266{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]I try to give a mixture of both. Some images work better in colour and some in black & white.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]H[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775902259{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]ow much Photoshop / retouching work do you do?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504775939332{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]My aim is to make a great picture in camera so my post-processing work is kept to a minimum. I personally colour correct, straighten, crop and retouch any glaring distractions that detract from the picture. I like my images to be realistic, so I don’t generally airbrush skin or change anyone’s shape.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]I[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504776026181{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]’m having a small/midweek/unusual wedding – how flexible are you?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504776056403{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]I understand that weddings come in all different shapes and sizes. I’d love to hear about your plans and I’m very happy to discuss how I might be able to fit into those. Just let me know what you need and we can look at working something out to suit everyone![/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]W[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504776197295{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]hen and how will I need to pay?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504776224560{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]A non-refundable booking fee is required at the time of booking, this will secure the date for you and you alone. The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to the wedding date. You can pay by bank transfer or credit/debit card. Albums can be ordered anytime, before your wedding at the package price and after the wedding at the current price at the time, and are payable on ordering.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”30″][mk_dropcaps style=”fancy-style” size=”50″ padding=”5″ background_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#222222″]W[/mk_dropcaps][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504776292181{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]hat now?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1504776281747{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Hopefully you’ve had a good look through my website and decided you like my style. Now check that I’m available for your wedding date and give me a few details about your day, using either the availabilty button or contact form below, so that I can prepare a quote. We can then arrange to meet up/Skype/Call for a chat. When you’re ready to book fill in the online booking form I’ll send you. Once I receive that with the booking fee your date will be secured![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider size=”80″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row fullwidth=”true”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1466163644271{background-image: url(https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/pattern-about.png?id=135) !important;background-position: 0 0 !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;}”][mk_image src=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/9c.png” image_size=”full” align=”center”][mk_padding_divider size=”80″][/vc_column][/vc_row][mk_page_section bg_image=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/9b.png” bg_position=”center center” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_stretch=”true” min_height=”0″ padding_top=”80″ padding_bottom=”150″ top_shape_style=”jagged-top” top_shape_size=”small” top_shape_color=”#ffffff” bottom_shape_color=”#ffffff” sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column width=”1/3″][mk_custom_box padding_vertical=”40″ bg_color=”rgba(0,0,0,0.8)” bg_stretch=”true”][mk_padding_divider size=”20″][mk_fancy_title color=”#ddb68a” size=”36″ force_font_size=”true” size_tablet=”25″ size_phone=”25″ font_weight=”bold” txt_transform=”uppercase” margin_bottom=”10″ font_family=”Roboto+Slab” font_type=”google” align=”center”]YOUR WEDDING STORY[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h3″ color=”#ffffff” size=”24″ force_font_size=”true” size_tablet=”15″ size_phone=”15″ line_height=”90″ font_weight=”400″ txt_transform=”uppercase” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Roboto+Slab” font_type=”google” align=”center”]YOUR DAY[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h3″ color=”#ffffff” size=”24″ force_font_size=”true” size_tablet=”15″ size_phone=”15″ line_height=”90″ font_weight=”400″ txt_transform=”uppercase” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Roboto+Slab” font_type=”google” align=”center”]YOUR SPECIAL

MEMORIES[/mk_fancy_title][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” divider_width=”custom_width” custom_width=”80″ thin_single_color=”#ffffff” thickness=”3″ margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”40″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”false” align=”center” margin_bottom=”20″ css=”.vc_custom_1505391030405{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Get in touch for a no obligation quote and to check availability[/vc_column_text][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h4″ color=”#ddb68a” size=”16″ font_weight=”bold” txt_transform=”uppercase” letter_spacing=”2″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Lato” font_type=”google” align=”center”]Get in touch![/mk_fancy_title][/mk_custom_box][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section bg_image=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/dorset-wedding-photographer-13.jpg” attachment=”fixed” bg_position=”center center” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_stretch=”true” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”60″ top_shape_style=”jagged-top” top_shape_size=”small” top_shape_color=”#ffffff” bottom_shape_color=”#ffffff” sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column][mk_image src=”https://www.howardlucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/howard-lucas-white-lores.png” image_size=”medium” align=”center” margin_bottom=”40″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”false” align=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1504788508578{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

Nationwide Wedding Photography
Based in Cornwall

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