From the small sampling of photos on this site –a few of my favorite weddings –I hope to convey a sense of alertness to the nuances of the day’s events. I record the big day, the real feelings being shared amongst family and friends. I approach group photos with a relaxed attitude –working hard to preserve raw emotion. I understand that months of detailed preparation and financial investment has gone into this once-in-a-lifetime event; it is for this reason that I push for inspired and imaginative images instead of a mere photographic record.
My ability to remain calm, sense of style, skilled observations and an ability to idealize account for my artistic and elegant photos that are infused with love and emotion. I pay attention to the moments that often go unrecorded and immediately recognize individual “good sides” –choosing camera angles and exposure carefully to hide imperfections and maximize style and elegance.

-Richard Fortin