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BEHIND THE MAGIC | EQUESTRIAN | WEDDINGS

The importance of original imagery

The importance of original imagery

Original imagery or stock? On brand original imagery is essential for the success of every business and brand especially in today's digital led market place. Imagery can make and indeed break a business. It's not just product photography that is important, but any...

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Behind The Magic – My wedding survival kit

Behind The Magic – My wedding survival kit

Once upon a time when I was young, I was a girl guide, and the motto we followed, just like the Scouts was 'Be Prepared'. This is something that follows through with me to this day and one of the things I therefore carry on me at all my weddings is my essentials...

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A session for all seasons

A session for all seasons

The automatic choice for many, when choosing which season to have their session is late Spring or Summer when their horses will 'look their best'. This isn't always the right decision though and it is important to consider the differences in the seasons and what major...

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Your horse as a wedding guest – some helpful advice

Your horse as a wedding guest – some helpful advice

The automatic choice for many, when choosing which season to have their session is late Spring or Summer when their horses will 'look their best'. This isn't always the right decision though and it is important to consider the differences in the seasons and what major...

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Behind The Magic – 10 tips when buying new equipment

Behind The Magic – 10 tips when buying new equipment

For almost all equestrian brides there is the magic dream that you can have your own horse at your wedding. It is possible but a lot of consideration should go into whether or not it will be practical and very importantly safe, for you, your horse and your guests. I...

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Weddings – Don’t be ‘Uncle Bob’

Weddings – Don’t be ‘Uncle Bob’

Earlier in the summer I had the privilege to work with a great group of local suppliers documenting a styled shoot put together by Heidi of Bespoke Events & Hire at Penton Park. I love Penton, it's such a gorgeous venue and run by two of the most fabulous people....

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Behind the Magic – Photographing in low light

Behind the Magic – Photographing in low light

In the world of wedding photographers there is an increasingly common term being banded about, that being 'Uncle Bob'. So who or what is Uncle Bob, and why are they an issue? If I'm honest, I'm lucky, and I haven't actually come across a problematic Uncle Bob so far,...

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On The Farm Celebrations – Vintage Styled Wedding Shoot

On The Farm Celebrations – Vintage Styled Wedding Shoot

It is becoming increasingly common for couples on a budget to ask family members or friends to be their photographer. That person may well be accomplished in another area of photography already, or may just be a happy amateur with 'a nice camera', either way it is...

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