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Choosing a Beautiful Barn Wedding Venue

Choosing a Beautiful Barn Wedding Venue

I lOVE a barn wedding and they are a common choice for country loving couples. There are though misconceptions that once you've seen one you've seen them all. There are so many different options out there including some truly unique locations. I've written this...

DLSR to Mirrorless – A year’s review

DLSR to Mirrorless – A year’s review

Just under a year ago I made the staged switch from my Canon DSLRs to Canon mirrorless cameras. Would I go back? In a word no, and here's why!DSLR vs Mirrorless, What is the difference? To put it simply the biggest difference is as per the name the lack of a mirror!...

Ghosting what is it, and why shouldn’t you do it?

Ghosting what is it, and why shouldn’t you do it?

Yep, totally get it, planning a wedding is extremely time consuming and often rather stressful. I want to do whatever I can to help make your life easier. And hopefully also provide you with my services to deliver you your dream wedding. I also understand that I may...

Charlotte & Barry – Jersey Equine Cherish The Dress Session

Charlotte & Barry – Jersey Equine Cherish The Dress Session

I was back on my home island of Jersey in August for the first time in too long thanks to the joy that is Covid! The main purpose of the visit was to visit friends and family. It would have been rude not to fit in a session or two whilst there though. Charlotte...

It’s all about the horse, your stunning equine supermodel

It’s all about the horse, your stunning equine supermodel

We all think our horses are supermodels and worthy of the pages of CountryLife magazine, and I want to create images that could be taken right from the centre spread! I love taking photos of people and their horses but I also love, and perhaps that little bit more...

#Whataboutweddings?

#Whataboutweddings?

It was with sadness that I watched Boris Johnson make his announcement last Friday. An announcement which put a halt to the intended relaxation of restrictions that would have allowed receptions of 30 people to take place. With the current spikes in infections of...

Velvet & Broon Flowers

Velvet & Broon Flowers

Are you looking for bright and brilliant flowers for your wedding? If so Lesley of Velvet Broon flowers is the lady for you and the latest to feature in my 'Suppliers I love' feature! Meet Lesley It was one of those fateful occurrences, that I'm ever thankful for,...

Behind the Magic – Equine Session Workflow

Behind the Magic – Equine Session Workflow

I've previously gone into some detail of my editing workflow but what about the whole session? Let me take you on a whirlwind tour of how an equine session goes! Before the Session • Send client welcome guide - This answers all the questions a client should have, and...

Learn how to use OCF for black background portraits like a pro

Learn how to use OCF for black background portraits like a pro

If you are a photographer browsing my site you may well be interested in how I work and how I create my stunning studio lit black background images.Well good news you can now find out exactly how by subscribing to my first online training course to teach you exactly...

Tournerbury Woods Estate – Outdoor Weddings

Tournerbury Woods Estate – Outdoor Weddings

Late last year I was involved in a beautiful editorial shoot at Tournerbury Woods estate on Hayling Island in Hampshire which has been featured on the English Wedding Blog. If I'm honest prior to the photoshoot I didn't know of its existence, but now it ranks as one...

Vicky & Pete – Fison Barn at the Earth Trust – Wedding

Vicky & Pete – Fison Barn at the Earth Trust – Wedding

I was thrilled to be asked to photograph Vicky and Pete's wedding day at the absolutely breathtaking venue the Fison Barn, which is part of the Earth Trust centre in Little Wittenham. The weather threatened to disrupt the day, even if the photos suggest otherwise!...

Top tips for a country wedding… In Winter!

Top tips for a country wedding… In Winter!

I caught up with the fabulous Katherine from Honey & Horseshoe events. Katherine is a wedding & events planner and co-ordinator who specialises in all things country. She has been kind enough to impart some of her wisdom to help you plan your best winter...

Jersey wedding suppliers who rock THE Rock!

Jersey wedding suppliers who rock THE Rock!

For those that don't know, I'm a Jersey girl born and bred. The Rock, as it is affectionately known to islanders, is now though my home away from home. I welcome any excuse to travel back to the island for work, as it gives me excuse to visit friends and family. I...

Planning photography into your wedding day timings

Planning photography into your wedding day timings

Where to start? It is important to plan when in your wedding day key photography moments are going to take place, and how long they are going to take, even if you are having documentary  coverage as you need to ensure your photographer is in the right place at the...

How to choose your wedding photographer

How to choose your wedding photographer

Where to start? The fact you have made it my website means you have made a start, so well done! In truth there is no right or wrong way as long as you do your research. What I will say is although recommendations are worth their weight in gold especially from friends...

Sophie & Tom – Fullerton Estate – Hampshire Festival Wedding

Sophie & Tom – Fullerton Estate – Hampshire Festival Wedding

June, glorious glorious June, it sees midsummer's day the longest day of the year. But did you know the latest sunset of the year is actually a few days later? The 22nd of June in 2019 was one of only two days which saw a massive 16 hours and 38 minutes of...

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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