I was extremely fortunate and privileged enough to travel to Thailand recently for a traditional Thai Wedding ceremony!
So without a doubt it’s, the furthest I’ve had to travel for a wedding photography shoot; Kamphaeng, Uthumphon Phisai Si Sa Ket to be precise!
There are many elements to a Thai wedding that are different from my usual Western style wedding, making it all the more exciting and new to photograph; to help me understand how the day progressed and ensure I was in the right place at the right time, I made sure I had a full brief of what to expect from the bride and her brother, who also helped with a lot of the translating. On the actual wedding day my understanding was further helped by some local Thai photographers; and even though our spoken languages were a barrier, the language of photography ensured that we worked alongside each other smoothly as if we had known each other for years! However just like all weddings things change; and with the added language difficulties, it certainly kept me on my toes!