7 wedding photographers you should follow while in lockdown

7 wedding photographers you should follow while in lockdown
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Almost everything industry across the world has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and the wedding industry is no different. With thousands of couples having been forced to cancel their planned nuptials, it's been a difficult time for both couples and wedding photographers alike. However, even if you're not going to hear the wedding bells toll for another year, there's no reason that you can't take a look at some great wedding photographers.

Whether you're planning your upcoming special day, or you're a photographer looking to try your hand at weddings some day, these wedding photographers are definitely worth a follow. Their creativity and impeccable imagery will give you endless inspiration and wedding photography tips – and will definitely help distract you from everything else going on!

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07. @rebeccacarpenterphotography

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If you're a budding wedding photographer, then Rebecca Carpenter is definitely worth a follow. She periodically offers wedding photography workshops, but she also gives plenty of tips and advice on her Instagram Stories as well. Her infectious enthusiasm and stunning visuals make her one of our favorite wedding photographers.

06. @erichmcvey

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Named by Harper's Bazaar, Martha Stewarts and BRIDES as one of the best wedding photographers in the world, it's not hard to see the appeal of Erich McVey. Shooting on film, Erich captures beautiful light and airy images with the ultimate finesse.

05. @ellieasherphoto

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With an instantly recognizable cinematic style, the husband and wife team behind Ellie Asher have truly carved a niche for themselves among wedding photographers. Their emotive images embrace the unique beauty of shadows.

04. @weddingsbykara

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Weddings by Kara is run by two wedding photographers, Kara and Rachel. They're based in Greystones, Ireland, but are happy to work internationally as well. Their natural and elegant style is the perfect complement to any wedding day. 

03. @adventureinstead

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Just because a couple wants to get married doesn't necessarily mean they want a big fancy wedding. The photographers behind Adventure Instead show just how meaningful an elopement in nature can be – and how incredibly photographic. Swoon at their stunning feed and thank us later. 

02. @corbingurkin

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Corbin Gurkin's beautifully delicate style will definitely appeal to any romantics out there. As a destination wedding photographer, Corbin has photographed weddings in California, Thailand, Paris, Ireland, Tuscany and more. 

01. @thehearnes

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As elopement photographers go, the husband and wife duo behind The Hearnes can't be topped. Their extensive knowledge goes beyond just photography, as they also help their couples with location scouting, travel advice, and more. You'll come for the feed that's filled with jaw-dropping images of incredible natural locations – but you'll stay for their insightful captions and Instagram Stories.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.