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Golden Hour Wedding Photography

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Love me a bit of golden hour wedding photography. It is a time of the day that has to be perfectly timed and of course, good weather present. But if planned correctly, you will be rewarded. These days will all the apps on our smart phones this is quite easy to be honest.

Of course, there is not much we can do about the weather. But, we all know how quickly the good ole British weather can change within, sometimes, the space of 60 minutes. So, it is very important to keep checking the weather updates through the day.

Timing Is Everything

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You get that one moment from my experience. The moment where the sun just hits the horizon which usually lasts no more than 10 minutes. So, we have to plan the exact time and location for golden hour wedding photography.

Like I mentioned earlier, with the sun app this makes things a lot more simple. It is more the fact that we stay on a strict time that is agreed between us all. If you want them stunning, warm, golden hour photos then you need to be ready.

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Unposed Couple Time

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So, the weather has been good to us, we are in the best spot at the best time, what next? This is when I ask my couples to basically hang out in the good light. No posing, nothing scripted. Just the two of you having a great time together with that beautiful golden hour keeping you warm.

The results will come just by you both enjoying some peace and quiet time alone. Remember, once back with all your guests, you might not get many more moments just the two of you. Enjoy this time of the day.


Documentary & Creative Wedding Photography by Gary Jude

Gardeners Cottage, Belhus Park, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 4QE


Golden Hour Wedding Photography Essex by Jude photography. I am an Essex documentary wedding photographer that covers the UK and destination weddings. I specialise in creative, natural, documentary wedding photography. Photojournalism wedding photography that focuses on the people, emotions, laughter and love. The real moments of a wedding day.