Your wedding day is a totally unique and special event for you both to enjoy but there are some people out there who took the definition of ‘unique’ to a new level. So why not have a look at some of our most interesting wedding photographer facts shared for your amusement and amazement?
Wedding Photographer Interesting Facts
- The late Lord Lichfield, cousin once removed of the Queen, famously used a football referee’s whistle to get the wedding guests’ attention at the 1981 wedding of Charles and Diana. He was also famed for photographing the exiled Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson during their exile in Paris and pretending to fall off his chair in order to make them laugh.
· Hugo Burnand, official photographer for Charles and Camilla’s wedding, was travelling 3,000 metres up in the Bolivian Andes when he learnt he would be photographing the royal wedding. Helena Christensen request to be the photographer for the wedding was politely declined.
· On average the big day costs £12,000. This of course varies from area to area and in London the average wedding costs 15% more (at around £14,000 ) with an average of in excess of £1500 being spent on the wedding photographer. The honeymoon, reception, and bride's dress cost approximately half of the total cost.
- The longest ever recorded marriage was Sit Temulji Nairman and his wife Lady Nariman, who were married at the age of five. The marriage lasted for 86 years.
- The oldest ever bride was Minnie Munro from Australia who was 102 years old on her wedding day. She married an 82 year old man.
- In 1995 a bride in France was arrested for stabbing her new husband at her wedding reception with the knife they had just used to cut the wedding cake.