Your Wedding Day 

Your wedding day is very important to us at Barry Moir Photography, you have planned the day for the last year or two, you have spent a lot of money on your venue, your florist, your table settings, your legal part, your wedding cake and most of all your wedding dress and your photography. Bear in mind that the only thing left after your wedding is all finished is your dress, presents and memories of what an amazing day you had. Your photography is the reliving of those memories, once the cake is eaten, presents opened, families have gone back home, it is your photos that are the legacy of your big Wedding day. We are experienced photographers that have covered nearly 500 weddings at most venues in and around Fife and Beyond and understand how your day will run. We easily deal with changeable weather, last minute changes with your timings and conditions and any alterations on your day if you have any. We know the art of posing and how to make you look your absolute best in a photograph. This is the reason you should always choose a professional photographer for your day.

We start early with your days photography and here I am going to explain what we cover and we do on your wedding day.

Getting Ready

An option for your wedding day but highly recommended. My thoughts are that your Partner bless them, gets up, has a shower and a shave, jumps into a kilt or suit and heads away to get married on his wedding day. You on the other hand, well, up at 6 am, breakfast, hairdresser arrives, make up artist arrives, flowers to arrive, you, mother of the bride, bridesmaids and flower girls all getting ready. I find its nice to photograph this part of the day to let your partner see the efforts that you go to, to look absolutely stunning for him.

Bridal preps photos include the girls getting made up, hair being done, the dress, the shoes, any perfumes being used (usually bought for the bride by the groom *hint hint). The bouquets arriving, jewellery, the lovely flowers sent by the groom or a text saying ” I love you so much and cant wait to marry you (*hint hint). You and your mum, and your bridesmaids, flower girls perhaps dad is there too chilling out. It is also a nice way for me to meet the wedding party and start putting names to faces.

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Groom or Partner Arriving

Usually I ask if the groom can be at the venue an hour before, it ensures he is not stuck in a pub somewhere and lets me photograph him, the best man, and ushers if they are there and the guests as they start arriving. Hopefully they have remembered the rings too!!!

 

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Bride or Partner Arriving

You arriving in your wedding car/limo is very important, this is the first of your guests and family seeing you in your dress, with hair and make up perfect and you looking absolutely beautiful. It is also a fantastic opportunity to photograph dad or whoever is giving you away, who will be the proudest man in the world that day and we can photograph you with the awaiting bridesmaids for the formal photos with, dad, the flower girls and pageboys.

 

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The Ceremony

This takes care of itself, I have limited control, all I ask is you ensure you have asked your minister, humanist or registrar when you meet with them that we can take photos during the service, very subtly but absolutely important. Most generally in Fife have no problem with Wedding Photography during the service but there are a few ministers that will not allow it, which is understandable as it is a very important service BUT for me, the photographer, I want to catch the emotion and potential tears of joy as it happens. If we can not take photos then we have to stage them afterwards which results in the emotion, the tears and the laughter not quite the same. Photos taken at this part of the day are the groom nervously waiting, you walking up the isle, the vows, the ” look ” as he sees you for the first time, the register signing and anything else I can capture at this time.

 

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Family Formal Photography

I work through family formal photos very quickly, your day is set by timings, what time your wedding starts and what time your sitting to eat your meal. If you get married at 3.30 pm and your meal starts at 4.30 pm then be aware your leaving me with 1 hour of time to photograph the service and the formal group photos and spend some time with you. Formal photographs are very important but if we keep these to a minimum such as , you and your husband with your parents, each set of parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents, friends and a large group shot of everyone. This should cover what you need for your album. If we have more time then we can do more, but please be aware that the timings are out of our hand. I must have you finished and sat for your meal at the allotted time, as the chef and venue have spent a lot of time preparing a meal for up to 120 of you. After we have finished the family formal photographs then we will cover the bridal party photos as well.

 

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Your Own Personal Photos

This is the important part of your wedding day photography, and what generally goes into your wedding album. This is your photo time. We want love, romance, fun, closeness, hugs, kisses, and general all round tenderness. We will do a bit of formal, traditional and contemporary posing. We look for lovely backdrops and use the venue you have chosen to show you both off at your absolute best, give you images to remember. When wedding clients come in to book me I am usually told that they don’t like being photographed, I always say not to worry, you are going to spend a lot of time not even looking at the camera, just being prompted to look at each other, think nice thoughts and so far every single client has come back to me and said that it was actually good fun and no problem at all. Also remember that your day is the happiest day ever so you will be naturally happy and smiling anyway.

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Cutting The Cake

I stage a mock cutting of the cake. When you do the real cutting you will have every member of your wedding party wanting to photograph it and it can look like a paparazzi convention, with you both not having a clue who and where to look. We spend around 15 minutes photographing you both at your cake, and around your tables that have been set up beautifully set up, before your guests come through to eat. At this point your venue planner/manager will come through to get you ready for sitting and serving your meal just prior to the speeches.

 

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Your Wedding Day

Now you have an understanding of what happens on your wedding day please have a look at the various albums and package prices we provide to showcase your photographs, this also includes the the coverage explained above.




  • IMAGE PACKAGE
    A DISK WITH ALL PHOTOGRAPHS


A great value package, perfect for civil ceremonies, or smaller more intimate weddings. Includes all your photographs on a USB stick for you to view, print and keep forever. The photography commences from the bridal preperations to the start of your evening meal.

This Package includes 

  • Bridal Preparations 
  • Groom Arriving at Ceremony
  • Ceremony Itself (if allowed by minister, staged after if not)
  • Family Photographs including friends and Bridal party photographs
  • Some Time Spent With Just The Two Of You
  • Mock Cutting Of Your Cake And Table Setup's 

With this package you also receive a

  • Personalised A4 Proof Book with all you Images In Contact Sheet Form, 
  • A Dvd Slideshow with your Images From Your Day
  • A Disk with all your Images from the Day and License to be Printed by whomever you wish and as ofter as you wish

Cost £580.00



  • BRONZE PACKAGE
    10x8 30 PAGE ALBUM


The Bronze package is our first Professional Lay Flat Album Package providing a lovely 12x12 album and a choice of 14 textile colours. The albums are personalised with your names on both the album and the matching coloured box with a beautiful laser etched pattern to complement the names.

This Package includes 

  • Bridal Preparations 
  • Groom Arriving at Ceremony
  • Ceremony Itself (if allowed by minister, staged after if not)
  • Family Photographs including friends and Bridal party photographs
  • Some Time Spent With Just The Two Of You
  • Mock Cutting Of Your Cake And Table Setup's 

With this package you also receive a

  • Personalised A4 Proof Book with all you Images In Contact Sheet Form, 
  • A Dvd Slideshow to play on your Tv with Music using the images from your wedding.
  • A 12 in by 12 inch 20 Page Layflat Album with a unique to you layout containing between 35-45 Images from your wedding of your choice

Cost £700.00



  • SILVER PACKAGE
    A4 LAYFLAT ALBUM


Our Silver Package is as above but our New Digital Album allows the images to be spread over the spine giving a very modern feel to your album, with a unique layout for each wedding you can be assured your wedding album will be different.  Containing around 45-60 photographs of your choice, we can increase the amount of pages at a very small cost if you just cannot get your photo numbers down and require more photos into your wedding album.

This Package includes 

  • Bridal Preparations 
  • Groom Arriving at Ceremony
  • Ceremony Itself (if allowed by minister, staged after if not)
  • Family Photographs including friends and Bridal party photographs
  • Some Time Spent With Just The Two Of You
  • Mock Cutting Of Your Cake And Table Setup's 

With this package you also receive a

  • Personalised A4 Proof Book with all you Images In Contact Sheet Form, 
  • A Dvd Slideshow with your Images From Your Day
  • A 30 Page A4 Layflat Ablum with 45-60 Images chosen by you from your day.

Cost £800.00



  • GOLD PACKAGE
    30x30 ACRYLIC COVER ALBUM


Our Gold Package is as above but provides our 30in x 30in Acrylic Cover album, this stunning album has an acrylic front cover with one of your wedding pictures behind it and leather binding with a unique layout that is emailed once designed for you to check before print.  Containing around 60-80 photographs of your choice, This album measures 30 inch by 30 inch with very thick silk pages and is a stunning way to showcase your wedding photographs. The album is also presented in a matchin box with the same acrylic cover and a USB inside with you complete wedding day  You also receive two smaller coffee table style books at A4 size that can have different images in each to give to parents as a thank you, or even keep to take back and forward to work and friends.

This Package includes 

  • Bridal Preparations 
  • Groom Arriving at Ceremony
  • Ceremony Itself (if allowed by minister, staged after if not)
  • Family Photographs including friends and Bridal party photographs
  • Some Time Spent With Just The Two Of You
  • Mock Cutting Of Your Cake And Table Setup's 
  • First Dance Photographs
  • Disk Of Photographs

With this package you also receive a

  • Personalised A4 Proof Book with all you Images In Contact Sheet Form, 
  • A Dvd Slideshow with your Images From Your Day
  • A Disk with all your photographs in high resolution for printing anywhere and as much as you wish
  • Your 30x30 inch Acrylic Cover Wedding Album
  • 2 Coffee Table Books 

Cost £1150.00