My name is Rich or Clarkie (whichever you prefer) and I’m stoked and flattered in equal measure that you’re here on my site.
Being a wedding photographer is straight up awesome and I love everything about it. I get to go to an incredible party most weekends, sometimes in exotic places, always surrounded by loving people, human connections and genuine authentic moments, always with the single aim of creating the best wedding photographs I’ve ever created. It’s often physically grueling, stressful and mentally demanding but I know that I am incredibly lucky to do this for a living. I have my incredible wife Clare to thank for making that possible.
I’m fascinated by human connection and behaviors, understanding what makes us all tick and observing the world around me. This is what weddings are all about for me and why I find them so endlessly fascinating and utterly inspiring.
Couples who work with me see photography as one of the most important elements of their wedding day. They come to me because I tell stories which are jam-packed with life, emotion and creativity. My couples know that I’m less traditional in my approach and embrace that fact. I aim to shoot how it feels not how it looks. They certainly don’t want any cheesey poses in their photos just real and honest connections captured creatively. Most importantly of all though, my couples are always up for an adventure and know that when we take risks we get rewarded.
If some of what I’ve said above resonates with you and you like my work, I’d love to hear from you. Just click here and complete a contact form!
Some recent award updates you may or may not find important:
I’m a Knot.com 2015 & 2016 Best of Wedding Award winner based on our exceptional client reviews over the last two years and an award winning member of Fearless Photographers, having won 2 coveted Fearless Awards since joining in 2014.
I was also featured in Zankyou weddings annual ‘Top LA Wedding Photographer’ article in 2015, listed on Junebug Weddings ‘Worlds Best Wedding Photographers Hotlist‘ and a double award winner in the recent Junebug Weddings 2016 Best of the Best Engagement Photography Contest.
August 2016 also saw me place a winning image in the Best of the Best Destination Wedding Photo contest.