WELCOME, SALUT, BIENVENIDO
My name is Richard Skins, and I may just have the best job in the world!
Why is that so, I hear you ask? Well, I’ve always enjoyed people watching, like when you’re at the arrival area of an airport waiting for your family, and you see all the other people nervously waiting and then showing delight and love as they see the person walk through the gate. Weddings are very similar with all that emotion, and I feel lucky to be able to document these times.
I studied film-making at the Northern Film School, so this has definitely contributed to how I have developed my style of photography over the years. I’m particular drawn to a series of images that can all work together to build a complete narrative of a wedding and if that has a cinematic feel to it then the better.
I’ve lived in Bournemouth on the south coast of the UK for around ten years, it’s a beautiful place in the world, and I’m lucky to call it home. I’m an animal lover, and if you ever come round my house for a cuppa, you will meet my cat named Ali. Other than photography, my love is music, and I like nothing better than mixing the two on the dancefloor at a wedding, can’t wait until we can all-party again.