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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: 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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    A Day in the life of a wedding photographer

    I thought this might be interesting for anyone interested in becoming a wedding photographer, and for my clients, to see what goes into a typical wedding. I’ll put in rough timings but of course the timings of a wedding vary wildly so these are just typically average times. 8-10PM the day before. The day actually […]

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    4 great Coventry Wedding Venues

    Dunchurch Park Hotel I’ve been invited to photograph a number of weddings in the Coventry area so I thought I’d pick out three of my favourite venues for this blog post and explain why I like them so much..  The first venue is Dunchurch Park Hotel near Rugby, which is where I photographed Natalie and […]

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  • Why are wedding photography prices so high?

    I get this question quite a lot, and I believe it is important to explain the value of good wedding photography, as well as the reason it costs what it does.  I’m talking about the average price for wedding photography here, which in the UK is between £1200-1400 for mid range weddings.  So I’m going […]

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  • Documentary Wedding Photography – the gear that I use

    This will probably only be of interest to other photographers interested in the kind of gear needed to photograph a wedding in the always sunny UK..but it might interest a few of my wedding clients as well, who knows!  I’ll start with the cameras, my main camera is a Sony A9.  Please note this gear […]

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