Meet Wedding Photographer – Rik Pennington
With a background in graphic design, Rik tells us how this has influenced his image style and composition, and how he prioritises clean and simple images that tell stories for the couples he works with.
Rik and I start by discussing the importance of wedding planning and how suppliers work with couples to create a plan for the wedding day. Rik discusses a brilliant wedding we shot together on a stunning island venue called Osea Island. Osea is an exclusive luxury island Wedding resort, but whilst the venue is stunning, the island location demands thorough planning by those organising the wedding. Logistics are an important consideration when planning a wedding and Rik discusses how wedding planning with his couples is one of the most important aspects of planning ahead of the wedding.
Rik began his career as a graphic designer before moving into garden photography. As is often the case, his first wedding was for a friend but it was Rik’s research into wedding photography in the lead up to his first shoot that opened his eyes to credible wedding photography.
Rik shoots many weddings each year in France and we discuss the difference between a London city wedding and a wedding in a French vineyard during this episode and we reflect back on a London wedding Rik and I both worked at where Rik shot this stunning image –
We also discuss Rik’s favourite ever image – this one below.
Wedding Planning Tips
And to help those who are wedding planning, Rik has some fantastic Top Tips. You do not want to miss these tips from one of the very best wedding Photographers in the business. Check out more of our Guest’s Top Tips for planning a Wedding Follow Rik Pennington via rikpenningtonphotography.com Follow my Wedding Videography at philipsmithvisuals.com
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Meet The Wedding Suppliers is a Wedding Planning Podcast that introduces those planning a wedding, to the creatives that can turn Wedding dreams into Wedding day reality. Packed full of Wedding Ideas, Wedding Tips and Wedding Planing Ideas, this weekly podcast delivers Wedding Preparation ideas and tips. Hosted by Philip smith, an award-winning wedding videographer based in the UK, this weekly podcast sees photographers and florists, DJs and Singers, toastmasters and Makeup artists discuss their process, the lessons they’ve learned, and the tips they can offer to those planning a wedding.