COVID wedding

Can you honestly have a fun, meaningful COVID wedding? Most people might argue, that you can’t, that without many of the formalities of a wedding day its just not a proper wedding. Well, I’m here to say absolutely you can. Something I’ve learnt from providing my wedding services during lock down and COVID19 crisis is…

Are elopements the future of weddings?

With carnivorous at the forefront of everyone’s lives right now adapting to new way of living has not been easy. With limitations being places on public gatherings weddings have taken a huge turn and many business have faced a stark reality. But is this a chance for the industry to change and adapt like we…

The Brunch Wedding

The idea of a brunch wedding party is still a sort of new, but generally its classed as a morning celebration, that wraps up by mid-afternoon and is incredibly popular in places like the US where these kind of weddings are getting pretty trendy. This one won’t be for everyone, but a brunch wedding is…

How much do you love your wedding venue?

When it comes to the setting of your wedding the venue is key. It sets the tone for the day. After all, the expanse of a large green field complete with hay bales and a marquee is going to be a very different affair to a wedding set in a manor house with encompassing lawns…

From AM to PM

I thought I might do a classic ‘summer’ wedding day in pictures for today’s blog. When I was getting married (14 years ago) it had been years since any family had tied the knot, and I was the first out of my friends to take the plunge so I didn’t really know what went where…

Where do we stand now?

With the wedding industry almost grinding to a halt in the past few months I have been really moved by how well suppliers have all come together. Group after group have appeared on social media to support and offer advice whilst updating each other on government official states of play. The next few months will…

When the kids take over.

When I’m at a wedding I’m always eager to encourage people to take their own pictures. It’s an occasion that screams for photographs, after all, we can and should all get our own snapshots of the special day. But there is always one person that creates surprising photographs but never thinks to bring their own…

The world’s hit pause

Before the world hit the pause button with the tragic outbreak of the coronavirus I spent a day at HayBarn in Herefordshire with these guys. Cut the Mustard are a brilliant band, based in the south West of the UK. You can hire them for your wedding or function and you won’t be disappointed. I…

Uncertain Wedding

Many, many poor people have had to move they’re wedding day this year due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. I’ve been lucky so far with my clients that I’ve been able to accommodate their new dates. But some people have lost their dates, suppliers, basically their entire wedding. Now some people might think, well…

Which is your favourite?

When I sit down, with my faithful cup of tea, to type out the latest blog. I often end up choosing the photos that go with my writing on my own. Sometimes I will ask my husband for his opinion, or even on the odd occasion, one of the children but more than not the…

The Perfect Day

It was windy and it was cold, but it was the perfect day. Arriving in Western-Super-Mare on Thursday I was reunited with Helen,our beautiful bride to be and her towering fiance Pete. I had meet Helen at a wedding fayre last year and together, on Pete’s birthday no less, we drove through the maze of…

Wedding games

Okay so by now you should all know how much I love weddings and of course photography- I wouldn’t be much of wedding photographer if I didn’t! But did you know that I also adore seeing what your friends and family get up to with their phones and cameras? More than not I have the…