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Catherine & George – Cannington Wedding

Catherine & George – Cannington Wedding

A sunny but chilly May day saw the wedding of Catherine & George in the town of Cannington near Bridgwater in Somerset. To start the day I met Catherine and her bridesmaids at her home for her bridal preparations. Fleecy onesies and cups of tea were the order of...

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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

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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Behind The Magic – 10 tips when buying new equipment

Behind The Magic – 10 tips when buying new equipment

When I started with digital photography I bought everything new, cameras, lenses, everything. Within a couple of years I learnt that is actually quite short sighted and expensive. Sure if you can afford it then feel free and go right ahead and buy new, but if not...

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Weddings – Don’t be ‘Uncle Bob’

Weddings – Don’t be ‘Uncle Bob’

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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Behind the Magic – Photographing in low light

Behind the Magic – Photographing in low light

Light is vital for taking photographs. If we had our own way as photographers, we would only utilise venues and times of the day when the light is ideal, but more often than not we don't have perfect light, and instead we need to deal with what we have. Sometimes you...

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On The Farm Celebrations – Vintage Styled Wedding Shoot

On The Farm Celebrations – Vintage Styled Wedding Shoot

In April I was thrilled to be involved with a vintage wedding styled shoot, at the stunning new wedding reception venue On The Far Celebrations. The venue is part of the working Manor Farm near Wells in Somerset. It is on the very edge of the Mendip Hills and is...

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Badminton Horse Trials Photos

Badminton Horse Trials Photos

All photos from Badminton Horse Trials including the four star, Mitsubishi Motors Cup and the prize giving of the BYEH are now edited and available for purchase online. Commercial sponsors and media outlets can download instantly after purchase (download link will be...

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