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The Bride and Groom – Wedding, London.
Camera Nikon D700 with 50mm f/1.4 Lense.
ISO 500, 1/800th sec, f/5.0. Handheld. App Priority, Matrix Metering, Manual Focus.

Alozi and Favour’s Wedding, West Norwood, London, UK. Catch more of these photos on Don’s Photography Blog

It’s always a great honour to conduct weddings and this couple were marvellous as were all the guests of course. Being African, they turned up over an hour late, as is the norm, so guests didnt’ arrive until an hour late. In fact some where still arriving when the ceremony was over. It’s an African thing:-) We British will just have to get used to it. Instead of a wedding being just an hour or two, Africans make a whole day of it.
At this wedding there were all the usual things; joy, laughter and tears by the bucket load.

Smiles and style as well.

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wedding, couple, bride, groom, african, london, uk, alozi, favour, selective colouring, photomanipulation, photoshop, cs5

Life is so precious and worth recording for posterity.
Imagine your grandchildren or great-great-grandchildren being able to see how you enjoyed life hundreds of years from now? Don can help you record those magical moments for them. Photographer since 1980s.
Specialising in Portraiture, Landscape and Urban Fine Art Photography.

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Comments

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKalmost 3 years ago

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepalmost 3 years ago

    Very wonderful photo Don…love the spotlight on the bride! Excellent work!!

  • Hi Gena, thanks my friend. I wanted the viewer to be led immediately to the most important people in the scene and selective colouring seems to work really well for this.

    – DonDavisUK

  • artfulvistas
    artfulvistasalmost 3 years ago

    Really great Photo Don!!!

  • Thanks very much my friend. Don.

    – DonDavisUK

  • Paul Bettison
    Paul Bettisonalmost 3 years ago

    Nice wedding photo, I was the photographer for my nieces wedding last year ( after she persuaded me to do it as I am ho professional) I was extremely nervous but I enjoyed every minute of it, I was pleased with the end product, most important my niece was over the moon with them

  • It’s a really scary thing to be asked to be the main Photographer, but I’m sure you came up with the goodies on the day. Your niece being over the moon is good evidence. All the best with future projects. Don.

    – DonDavisUK

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2almost 3 years ago

    Love this photo. You have turned a family album shot into a very attractive quality image Don. PS: Are you a minister?

  • Hi Sarnia, Yes I’m also a minister. I left the Royal Navy (Submarines) in 1992 to train for the ministry in the Church of England. Then served my Curacy for six years in St Jude’s Church in Plymouth, thenk onto St Philip’s Weston Mill, Plymouth and now serve the Lord here in St Luke’s Church, London. It’s a great joy to serve my Lord and Master and lead people to Him here.

    – DonDavisUK

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyalmost 3 years ago

    What a marvellous wedding shot, Don! A beautiful group and the selective colouring works really well!

  • Hey there Mike, thanks so much my friend. I wanted the viewer to be led immediately to the most important people in the scene and selective colouring seems to work really well for this.

    – DonDavisUK

  • Nuttee Ratanapiseth
    Nuttee Ratanap...almost 3 years ago

    That’s pretty neat Don!! Have to learn how to do this in Photoshop one day

  • It’s great fun learning PS and using layers and amazing what can be achieved in a short time. All the best Nuttee. Don.

    – DonDavisUK

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayalmost 3 years ago

    Beautifully done. And interesting story :)

  • Hey there Yannik, Thanks my friend. thanks so much my friend. I wanted the viewer to be led immediately to the most important people in the scene and selective colouring seems to work really well for this.

    – DonDavisUK

  • AuntieBarbie
    AuntieBarbiealmost 3 years ago

    Well done – excellent photo of a happy and excited family from young to old. Barbie

  • Hey there Barbie, thanks so much. thanks so much my friend. I wanted the viewer to be led immediately to the most important people in the scene and selective colouring seems to work really well for this.

    – DonDavisUK

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsalmost 3 years ago

    Fabulous shot Don!!…

  • Hey there Kate, thank you very much. thanks so much my friend. I wanted the viewer to be led immediately to the most important people in the scene and selective colouring seems to work really well for this.

    – DonDavisUK

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