Image © Murray Clarke
Company Name: Damion Mower Photography
Interview with: Damion Mower
Location / Coverage: Buckinghamshire and South East England
I started my business several years ago with a passion to capture elegant and unique wedding photography. I initially committed to training and developing my understanding of both the creative and technical side of photography, as well as understanding how to run a photography business. During this period I also spent a lot of time working as a second photographer, honing my skill and developing my style.
I still invest in training and regularly attend workshops and conferences with the best talent across the industry. It broadens my mind and improves my technique, meaning I can deliver above and beyond for my clients.
I typically work with a second photographer who is a professional in their own right.
I started my career in marketing, working with creative agencies building advertising campaigns for some well known brands. I loved it but needed an outlet for my own creativity. Having always had a passion for photography and being an enormous fan of how imagery can evoke emotions, wedding photography was my natural next step.
No, but I remember my dad lending me his Olympus and me dropping it, returning it with a cracked lens. I’m a little more careful with my kit.
I share a studio with two other very talented photographers. It’s a place we train other photographers and develop our own skills.
I like to think my imagery is elegant, natural and unique, with a style that has warmth and character.
I pride myself on giving phenomenal customer service, making sure my clients love the photographic experience and have a completely stress-free journey with me.
I offer two packages:
Without doubt the people and the moments you share with them. It’s always such a highly charged, emotional day, with so many memories recalled and indeed made. It’s a real pleasure to be part of such a happy time in a couple’s life.
I love the work of Adam Johnson, Fer Juristi and Kirsten Lewis.
I love this image – it was a recent shoot and very cold. The bride wanted to be dropped off around the corner from the venue so she could gather herself with her bridesmaids. They just all looked so natural and happy as they walked to the venue.
I have three tips:
Ha! My wife tells me I spend 15 minutes studying every menu in every curry house we go to and then have the exact same thing – Chicken Tikka Masala and Peshwari Naan bread!
I seem to be in a perpetual tightrope balance between: