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  • Always nice to be published!

    I had some photos from Emma and Jerry’s wedding published in Bride this week. https://www.bridemagazine.co.uk/articles/a-bright-sunflower-themed-summer-wedding-in-berkshire?fbclid=IwAR21JCRRrGPZu1NI2y29qCH9XgwOHqr0TmoKtmJlsX7RSehz5svDEnGz8eM It’s nice to get published, but it’s not something I aim for. I know a lot of photographers enter competitions and try and get into magazines all the time. I don’t, mainly because I’m too lazy ( apart from on […]

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  • Engagement photoshoot at South Hill Park

    I don’t do a lot of engagement sessions for some reason, then when I do happen to do one, I really enjoy it and think to myself, “I should do more of these!”.  This photoshoot was quite a special one however, with a really interesting back story, so bear with me!  Debi has known me […]

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  • Wedding Photography | A Sense of Fun

    Wedding photography is a serious business, but also often a hilariously funny one( see articles like this for examples https://www.womansworld.com/posts/funny-wedding-pictures-101706). As a wedding photographer a sense of empathy is one of my core strengths. I need to be able to spot the fun bits and take part. I also need to know when to stop […]

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  • Wedding Photography is not copy and paste

    Every wedding is different… And therefore every one requires a different approach to the wedding photography and 100% of my care and attention. I can’t just rock up to the venue and do what I did last week. While most weddings do follow a vaguely similar timeline in the UK, there are a large number […]

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  • Documenting Weddings – Second shooters

    Do you need a second photographer? When you book me to photograph your wedding there is one quite important decision to make. Do you book a second shooter? A second shooter is a photographer there to assist the main photographer. This could be just carrying stuff, holding lights or taking pictures. Below I will outline […]

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  • What is Documentary Wedding Photography?

    Documentary vs Posed I get asked this a fair bit by clients so I thought a blog post was in order!  I think of myself as a reportage/documentary photographer, but what does this actually mean?  Traditional wedding photography was basically a collection of group shots and then some staged shots with the happy couple.  This […]

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  • Welcome!

    Hi I’m Mike Croshaw, a documentary wedding photographer based in Berkshire. To find out a bit more about me and what I do please check out this page: http://www.croshawphotography.com/about-me/ If you want to get an idea of my style of wedding photography, this slideshow from a recent wedding is a great way to start ( […]

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