Wedding photographer named 'rising star'

PUBLISHED: 09:00 17 October 2016

Innovative photos by wedding photographer Nick Church.

Innovative photos by wedding photographer Nick Church.

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A wedding photographer from Failand has received glowing praise from experts in the field for his captivating wedding photos.

Wedding photos by Nick Church.Wedding photos by Nick Church.

Nick Church set up Nick Church Photography a year ago and has already been named the rising star in the profession by renowned photography magazine Professional Photo.

Nick said: “I am delighted to have just found out that I have been named the rising star in Professional Photo, which is a photography magazine with worldwide distribution.

“The rising star feature is reserved for the best wedding photographers the UK has to offer, and so I’m really proud to have been spotted, interviewed and featured.”

Nick, who went to Gordano School in Portishead, worked in software engineering but began taking an interest in photography when he bought his first camera in 2014.

Shots taken by Nick Church.Shots taken by Nick Church.

He said: “From no training at all in photography, I started capturing stunning images of North Somerset and Bristol and was soon offered exhibitions to showcase my work and started selling these photographs.

“I love showing the beauty of where we live. The places we sometimes pass by without giving a second glance.

“My first wedding shoot I did was as a wedding gift for friends. Everyone was amazed at the results and I started getting bookings from people.

“My contemporary approach gives stunning, natural images that captures the mood and emotions of their day without awkward poses or clichés, and I think this sets me apart from a lot of the competition. Each wedding is unique, after all.”

Wedding photographer Nick Church.Wedding photographer Nick Church.

Nick now has 40 bookings for 2017 and 2018. His photos feature in this month’s issue of Professional Photo.

To find out more about Nick visit www.nickchurchphotography.co.uk

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