Meet Kari 

I’m Kari and although I speak with a bit of a ‘yank’ accent, I’m a London-based wedding photographer. I work with brides and grooms that are passionate about their wedding photography, helping them in any way I can to ensure they are going to throw an amazing party for their family and friends.

photo of london wedding photographer Kari Bellamy

A little about me

I love big sunglasses and red lipstick. You can always find a bottle of sunscreen on me.  I love dressing up, but you’ll never catch me in a pair of high heels. 

I own way too many pieces of vintage furniture and flea market art than I have room for.  I love to exercise, but I also love doughnuts. If mac and cheese is on the menu, I will always order it. 

I have a cat that gets treated like royalty and you'll frequently find him swatting at my keyboard as I'm trying to edit (please do give him a follow on Instagram to boast his kitty ego). 

I’m an obsessive podcast and audiobook listener. I love a good conversation over a tasty meal with my husband. And when we’re out and about, we like to go to comedy clubs, explore offbeat museums and try to find whatever weird events we can in London. 

And I love my job and I love weddings. A good wedding for me is about family and friends. All your favourite people, coming together for an amazing celebration, full of love and happiness.  I love the packed dance floors, the emotional Dads, the slightly awkward but hilarious grooms’ speeches, and seeing two people celebrate their commitment together.  Once you look past the wedding trends, seeing the world through weddings is one of the most incredible treats one could hope for in a career.  

The technical aspects of photography are very important to me and my couples love that. I want images showing movement, emotion and a beautiful moment. I want my images to be well composed, sharp, and have lovely processing to boot.

Before the Wedding

I think communication is really important us all, so leading up to your wedding, I will always respond quickly to your emails and questions.

I love to be helpful with any aspect of your wedding and encourage you to ask any questions! I like to help keep the wedding on time, I keep track of things in the morning while everything is going crazy. I’m happy to be a sounding board or an excuse to duck out of your wedding day to have some time alone.

During the client meetings I invite you to let me know anything you may or may not like in your photos. I love to see which kind of photos inspire you, so feel free to show me examples and say “I’d love this photo except..” I enjoy taking care of these ideas. I really love to go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that you are happy with the level of customer service you receive together with a beautiful collection of photos.

Being Your Wedding Photographer

I’ll photograph your wedding offering all-day coverage, usually around 12 hours.

I have difficulty pulling myself away from a wedding quicker than that, and I usually finish up because I’m exhausted!  I love a good party, and I’ll dance with the guests and laugh at your uncle’s jokes. I’m patient when it comes to difficult family situations and I know how to work fast to get what I need. At your wedding, I can turn off my phone and emails and be present in the moment. I can focus on taking awesome photos of your wedding day! It doesn’t feel like work!

I’m there for you 110%. From answering late night emails through to making sure all of your images are perfect, and my fee reflects my commitment. I am selective about the weddings I shoot, as I prefer to have a smaller group of couples where I can provide an awesome service. This way if you have unusual requests or something more personal you’d like me to cater to, that’s great!

I love a good challenge. I like nailing the the shot that I thought would be impossible, I like being helpful on the wedding day, I like giving the family a family picture that will live on as apart of their family legacy. I really like getting that glimpse into the lives of others and seeing how many awesome people are out in the world.

If I sound like your cup of tea,

and you’d like me to photograph your lovely faces,

get in touch here.

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