Ultimate Wedding Magazine – Competition

Ultimate Wedding Magazine – Competition!

MrLeica.com - Matthew Osborne Photography

Ultimate Wedding Magazine – Film Wedding Photography

Competition – Win Free Kodak Film Wedding Photographer

Competition Deadline 31st August 2015

MrLeica.com has teamed up with friends at Kodak Alaris and UK Film Lab to offer you the chance to win a free wedding photographer thanks to Ultimate Wedding Magazine.  I will cover your wedding day for free* as a second photographer shooting exclusively with Kodak films (*Please see competition details for full T&Cs – link below).

Having Two Wedding Photographers

As the primary (or only) wedding photographer my creative possibilities are more limited as wedding photographers are always expected to stand in a certain place at certain times throughout the day to get the expected ‘key’ photos for the wedding album.  Most wedding couples also expect digital photos so I find I never get the chance to shoot as much film as I would like to.  For…

View original post 541 more words


2015 Film Wedding Photography: Mike & Caroline

2015 Film Wedding Photography: Mike & Caroline

Wedding Venue: Ellingham Hall, Northumberland


January 2015

Here are a selection of film wedding photography images from my first wedding of 2015 up at Ellingham Hall on the Northumberland coastline.  It is difficult to anticipate the UK weather especially in the winter months so I didnn’t load my film into the cameras until the morning of the wedding.  I decided on colour 35mm Kodak Portra 400 film for the daytime people photos and in the evening I loaded 35mm Kodak Tri-X 400 black and white film.  The main film cameras on the day were my 1950s Leica M2 and Leica M3 rangefinder cameras but I also took my 1980s 35mm Nikon FM SLR loaded with Agfa Vista 200 Plus colour film for detail photos.  I was shooting digital photos alongside film photography throughout the day with my Leica M9. I had planned to use Portra for the ceremony as the room had plenty of light but when the time came all the curtains were closed so I had to use the digital M9 with a speedlight to generate enough light.  It was dark by late afternoon so I switched to black and white film and shot with available light with a wide aperture and the developed the film for longer to obtain the desired exposure.

Also to come are more weddings from 2015. Just trying to catch up!

To book a Leica wedding see here for more details – http://www.matthewosbornephotography.co.uk/Wedding-Photographer.html
*I now offer both medium format and large format film photography in addition to 35mm film photography.