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Making the Best of Your Wedding Day: Embracing the Unexpected

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Planning a wedding can be a challenging and stressful experience for many couples. One of the biggest struggles that I see as a wedding photographer is the difficulty in balancing the desire for a perfect day with the reality that things may not always go as planned.


We understand that every couple has a vision for their special day, and they want everything to be perfect. However, as much as we would like to control every aspect of the day, the reality is that there will always be unexpected challenges and obstacles that arise.

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The Importance of Candid Photography

That’s why, at Pursell Photography, we believe that the key to capturing truly beautiful and authentic wedding photos is to work in a candid way. Instead of trying to control every aspect of the day, we focus on capturing the raw emotions and moments as they happen. Check out our favourite first looks.


We also use lighting in a way that enhances the natural beauty of the scene and highlights the couple’s personalities. By working in this way, we are able to capture the true essence of the day, even when things don’t go as planned.

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For example, if it starts raining on the wedding day and the couple’s outdoor ceremony is moved indoors (See indoor locations), we will work with the new lighting conditions and use our skills to create stunning images that capture the intimate and emotional moments of the ceremony.

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Personalized and Adaptable Approach

We also understand that every couple is unique, and we take the time to get to know each couple and understand their vision for the day. This helps us anticipate potential challenges and be prepared to adapt on the fly.


Embracing the Unexpected: The Key to Beautiful Wedding Photos

In the end, the key to creating beautiful and authentic wedding photos is to let go of the desire for perfection and embrace the unexpected. At Pursell Photography, we believe that it is these candid, unplanned moments that truly capture the essence of the day and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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We understand that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and we strive to capture the beauty and emotions of the day in a way that is true to you as a couple. By embracing the unexpected and working in a candid and adaptable way, we can create beautiful, timeless images that will become heirlooms.

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Contact Us

If you are planning your wedding and looking for a photographer that can capture the beauty and emotions of your day in a candid and adaptable way, contact Will and Lauren at Pursell Photography.

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