E N G A G M E N T // P R E - W E D D I N G P H O T O S H O O T with Chris Whincup & Agnieszka Whincup
I’ve known my pal Chris (Swiss) for over ten years. We’ve grown up together, travelled Australia, had insanely silly times and memories.
When Swiss met Agi a few years ago in York, he found a beautiful person inside and out. They are best friends, plus Agi puts up with Chris ALWAYS falling asleep when he’s had a tipple or two.
Their engagement couldn’t have been more perfect. Grand canyon, helicopter, VEGAS. As a wedding present I wanted to give my favourite couple an pre wedding photoshoot. We headed to the beautiful Aysgarth Falls, Yorkshire Dales
We met up in York, went on a little Road trip to the Dales. I don’t get to see these guys as much as I would like, so we headed to The White Bear, Masham (http://www.thewhitebearhotel.co.uk) for lunch and to see what the pair wanted from these photos. Also to have the a good pub lunch and a sneaky relaxing cider. I heard all about their actual wedding Plans, Flying to Poland, beautiful country estate. We then headed off on a wander to take some photos.
The majority of couples I photograph have a few worries about pre-wedding shoots. Many people feel nervous, don’t like having their photo taken, or feel they don’t look good in photos … Don’t worry it’s normal! Most people feel that way, this couple were no exception, but as with any couple, it’s my job to make you feel at ease. Which is a little easier with close friends who’ve known you a long time.
Many couples are camera shy, Chris and Agi were no exception. Luckily for them, they know how silly and goofy I am, most couples feel comfortable within minutes. It really helps you to get to know your photographer before the big day.
Swiss and Agi got married in 2017, Congratulations to one of my favourite couples in the world ANDDD A huge thank you, as it was so much fun and such a pleasure to do these photos.
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