Capturing Love and Drama: My Winning Image at the British Photography Awards

In 2020, I had the privilege of winning the British Photography Awards as the Wedding Photographer of the Year. The winning image was captured during a beautiful wedding at the stunning Belvoir Castle, which provided the perfect backdrop for this breathtaking shot. This image captured the essence of my photographic style, which is to create dramatic and timeless images that reflect the authentic beauty and soul of my subjects.

The image depicts the newlyweds standing in the grand entrance of Belvoir Castle, with the bride's veil gently blowing in the wind, creating a sense of movement and drama. The beautiful natural light coming from the entrance and the addition of flash provided a glowing effect that highlighted the couple's happiness and love for each other. I wanted to create an image that captured not only the beautiful interior of the castle but also the couple's love and the emotions of their special day.

As a wedding photographer, my aim is to create images that not only capture the beauty of the location and the event but also reflect the personality and style of the couple. For this image, I used a Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera and EF17-40mm f/4L USM lens to capture the perfect shot. It took a few takes to get the right movement in the veil and lighting, but the end result was truly breathtaking.

I was honoured to receive this award at The Savoy Hotel, where I was able to celebrate this achievement with some of the best photographers in the industry. Winning this award was a recognition of my dedication and passion for wedding photography, and it has motivated me to continue to create beautiful and timeless images for all my clients.

In conclusion, winning the British Photography Awards Wedding Photographer of the Year was an incredible honour and recognition of my passion and dedication to my craft. I am committed to creating beautiful and timeless images for all my clients, and I am excited to continue to capture the love and beauty of weddings around the world.

You can read more about the award here.

David Christopher Award Winning Photographer

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