Bride sitting putting on veil on wedding morning - Picture by First Light Photography

Picture of the Year 2018 Winner

And the winner of The Wedding Community’s Picture of the Yeas is… First Light Photography!

Bride sitting putting on veil on wedding morning - Picture by First Light Photography

Our congratulations go to First Light Photography, after this beautiful picture received the most votes in our poll to win our 2018 Picture of the Year award. Taken before Lynsey and Ewan’s wedding in Edinburgh, the soft directional light helped create a look Ditte described as ‘almost like a Vermeer painting’. Ditte told us how grateful she is for all the kind words and lovely comments she has received about this picture…

A Really Lovely Moment to Capture

“Wow, such great news! It was brilliant to win Picture of the Month and going on to win Picture of the Year is fantastic! What a great way to start 2019!

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Bride sitting putting on veil on wedding morning - Picture by First Light Photography

Picture of the Month – December 2018

And the winner is… First Light Photography!

We now have all our finalists for our 2018 Picture of the Year competition, after this beautiful picture by First Light Photography was voted The Wedding Community’s December 2018 Picture of the Month. Taken before Lynsey and Ewan’s wedding in Edinburgh, Ditte explained why capturing shots like this can be challenging for photographers…

Bride sitting putting on veil on wedding morning - Picture by First Light Photography

Like a Vermeer Painting

“Lynsey and her bridesmaids were all getting ready in her old childhood bedroom. As a photographer this can cause a few challenges; four girls getting ready in one room means a lot of make-up, clothes, bags and other stuff strewn around the place.

“Thankfully the window provided a soft directional light, so I was able to exclude other elements of the room by having Lynsey sitting close to the window and exposing for the window light. I love the look this has created, almost like a Vermeer painting. I was lucky to catch a moment when the veil and light were framing her face.”

To see more of First Light Photography’s work visit www.firstlightweddings.co.uk.