WTW Wedding Supplier: Sally T Photography | Wedding Photography
Good morning lovelies! Are you looking for an awesome wedding photographer that has a creative and quirky edge? A photographer who loves to capture those special moments from your wedding day and is passionate about capturing your love story too? Fabulous WTW Sponsor – Sally T Photography has such a special talent for art-inspired, natural photography. If your tired of cheesy, posed wedding photography and want an alternative and very beautiful feel to your images this is your gal!
Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing the lovely Sally and getting to know her quirks and foibles a little better [as well as her wonderful photographic style] keep reading for all the fab details and keep your eyes peeled too for a wtw special offer…
WTW readers would love to know about you and your photographic journey…
It all began a few years ago, I had just finished my Fine Art degree and had started keeping a photography blog as a hobby – never expecting anything from it.. I’d played around with cameras since college, and decided I wanted to experiment further during my degree and spent a large portion of my student loan on my first SLR.
I began to get a few enquiries for family shoots and then a few wedding enquiries.. I was in the process of planning my own wedding and loved the planning process. I started realising that there were alternative photographers out there that weren’t corny, too traditional and overly stiff . I wanted to be one of them. I wanted to create natural, relaxed and beautiful photos.. quirky and art-inspired, but capturing special wedding day moments at the same time.
I took seven bookings in my first year while I finished my degree, 27 in my second year (including one in New Jersey – a real ‘pinch myself’ moment) and now in my third year I’m working full time travelling up and down the country, including Vegas and Italy this year, with my camera bag and loving every moment.
Who or what inspired you to become a wedding photographer?
I think it was a lot to do with starting my business at the same time as planning my own wedding – I was so inspired by what I saw and it really felt like a good fit for me. I wanted to tell the stories and capture people in love, looking amazing and having the best day of their lives.
I have always loved weddings, the story of the day, the nervousness of the couple before, the joy of the ceremony, the stories in the speeches, and I really love when everyone hits the dance floor and relaxes afterwards. Weddings are so busy but in the best way. I love the details, the little looks between the couple and everyone joining them to celebrate.
How would you describe your particular style of photography?
Alternative, romantic, quirky, informal, beautiful and real.
If you could go anywhere in the world and photograph any couple who would that be, why and where would you go?
I’ve always wanted to do a Vegas wedding and I was lucky enough to be asked to go this October which is a real dream come true. The landscape of Iceland has fascinated me for a long time and it’s definitely on my ‘I wish’ travel list so I’d have to say there, imagine if you had the northern lights as the backdrop to your wedding photographs..
What’s your most memorable wedding moment so far?
Amy & Keyan’s wedding was an amazing and colourful affair held in a marquee in a football field.. during the speeches it poured down so hard on the roof that it became difficult to hear whoever was making their toast, but when the band kicked in and they took to the dance floor for their first dance the sun broke through the clouds and a huge double rainbow appeared behind them. Perfect timing.
Give us 5 facts about you…
..I love diet coke, coffee and red wine. (A drink for every occasion?)
..My middle name is Ketron, which I’m sure my parents made up, instead they told me it was Gaelic for Katherine.
..I know my camera and Mac inside out but I can’t work the TV..
..I collect anything beautiful and charming, and love a good car boot sale. I have dozens of vintage cameras.. My husband gets really sick of me for filling up our house with ‘junk’.
..My favourite ways to spend a non-wedding weekend include farmers markets, no technology, fresh air, good food, lie-ins and drinks with friends.
When it comes to selecting a wedding photographer, what advice would you give to brides and grooms?
I think it’s important to find someone who is the best fit for you.. Choosing your wedding photographer isn’t just finding someone to capture your day – you’re finding someone who is going to be among you and your guests from bridal prep to dancing, someone to advise and help, someone to bounce ideas off, someone who helps things run smoothly and someone who leaves feeling more like a friend than someone you’ve employed.
Go with your gut instinct, find someone whose style you love and who is a good personality fit for you both.
Finish this sentence. Keep wanting…
..to do things your own way.
Anything else… you want WTW readers to know…
As an extra little something for WTW readers.. If you book me for your 2013 wedding (subject to availability) and quote Want That Wedding I’ll give you 20% off , saving £250, what more could you…want?
Wow Sally, that’s such a generous offer! Thank you so much. Ladies, seriously… take her up on the offer. Sally T Photography will book up quickly.