Daria Nova Photography
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A specialist in alternative photography, Daria captures the real, honest moments of your day by combining natural documentary-style photography with a touch of the nostalgic and the quirky, to ensure you have an eclectic mix of photographs which feel true to you and your wedding. She prides herself on making sure she’s in the right place to catch all those unexpected moments, but in a way that is unobtrusive and sees guests often unaware that they’re being photographed.
Daria books a very limited number of opposite-sex, gay and lesbian weddings per year to ensure she can give every couple her utmost time and attention and time, so please enquire early to secure her for your wedding date.
Why do you want to work with us?
I believe that love has no labels. I have a passion for photographing people in love and translating their beautiful emotions into moving images that my couples can treasure for years to come.
What is your approach to weddings?
My creative style is soft, relaxed and natural. My couples are often creative souls themselves and choose me because they know I will capture their unique personalities and genuine emotions, along with all the other special moments of their day that are so easily forgotten. My laidback approach coaxes even the shyest of introverts out of their shell, creating romantic and nostalgic documentary style wedding photography.
What do you love about what you do?
Wedding day is one of the most important day in people’s life. It is full of genuine emotions. I feel incredibly lucky to be part of peoples’ special day and be able to tell their story through my photographs capturing every special moment of their day. My favourite part of the wedding day is the speeches as this an opportunity to learn more about my couples and their story. You’ll often find me with tears in my eyes and quietly laughing with the guests hiding behind the lens of my camera while making sure that none of those beautiful moving moments are lost.
What’s your favourite wedding song?
(Everything I do) I do It For You by Bryan Adams. It’s cheesy but makes me tingle every time I hear it.
I predominantly cover weddings in South West London and Surrey, but am happy to travel within the UK and internationally, although expenses will need to be covered. I love destination weddings and have photographed weddings in Germany, Poland, Russia and Thailand.
Regions covered: South West London, Surrey, nationally and internationally.
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