Natural wedding photography for relaxed and fun-loving couples
Who are we...
Hi! I’m Joanna. I love beautiful and free-spirited weddings when we allow the creativity to take over and let our imagination run wild. Life is a fantastic journey and I embrace it with passion. I hope our paths cross someday and we can meet for a chat over a nice cup of tea!
Hello! I’m Joanna, a photographer based in Coventry. I travel to photograph beautiful destination weddings and I currently photograph weddings throughout the UK and Europe. The camera is my passport, photography is my language and beauty has become the currency of my stories, through the simple and transparent sharing of a moment.
My aim is to portray you and your wedding in a relaxed and natural way. Most of the day is captured in a documentary style, but I also use subtle guidance during your couple photos and family formals. It’s about creating something beautifully romantic, personal and unique.
I am very lucky to get to work with my best friend and partner Przemek who assiduously assists me at weddings. He is my soulmate and we work as a perfect team sharing our passion for photography.
After completing an Honours degree in Photographic Arts, I continued to work on various photographic projects, I have exhibited in numerous galleries and I am now running a busy professional print lab. When not behind my camera, you can find me camping, rock climbing or trying to juggle 3 books at a time. I love spending time digging my allotment, eating fruits straight from the trees, making raw vegan cakes and sharing them with people I love. And above all I am happy with my life and grateful for every new day of our journey around the sun.
You may have heard of an eco-warrior. Well, I am an eco-wedding photographer which means I aim to keep my business and its processes as sustainable as possible. My green ethos means I run an environmentally conscious business. And the fact that I am a vegan gives vegan couples the opportunity to ensure that all the services they require for the big day are sourced from like-minded people.
The products I use in my work are all sustainably sourced, environmentally friendly and purchased only from companies with a strong eco-ethos. I use only environmentally friendly packaging, including USB cases and the delightful presentation boxes. I also like to keep my office as paper-free as possible and my preferred mode of communication is via email. Any waste paper is reused or recycled. When stationery is used it is tree-free hemp or 100% recycled paper.
My green values also extend to my workspace and travel arrangements. My office is at home and that eliminates having to commute as well as the need for additional heating and lighting. In order to reduce my carbon footprint further I like to invite clients for a meeting in a friendly informal setting such as a cafe if they live close to my West Midlands base. If they live further away we chat by phone or Skype, eliminating the need for travel. And when I do have to travel to assignments I use a car co-owned with another business.
I am proud of my partnership with Sustainable Harvest International, I truly believe in sustainable agriculture as a solution to poverty and environmental devastation. Their mission is to preserve the environment by partnering with families to improve well-being through sustainable farming. I love the fact that my clients are part of this great initiative, each purchase enables to plant more trees and support communities. If you’d like to find out more about the project, please go to sustainableharvest.org
I am also really happy to be able to support a wonderful project called Feed a Village in Palestine run by my friends Lisa and Elaine. A tree with its roots growing in Palestinian soil is a huge symbol for Palestinian people. A tree is just £10 and you can receive a gift card if you’d like to give one as a gift. If you would like to get involved, please get in touch or visit feedavillageinpalestine.co.uk for more details.