Why I love this wedding photo.

Hello all! So I’ve been feeling sentimental again. What with a brand new wedding season and Spring in full swing I’ve been going back through some of my old photos. There are so many that I love and wondered what I should share.  It’s so interesting how people respond to pictures.  Some people will look at…

Are we too scared of traditions?

So which are you? Are you the couple who would love to have all the traditions at your wedding or those rebelling against them? Are you… TRADITIONAL The Church. The White Dress. Champagne elegance for your reception?   ALTERNATIVE Married outside? Wearing leather? Sequins? Colour? THEMED Family? Season? even cosplay? There are so many things…

5 tips for the best wedding speeches.

Speeches. You know as a guest your domed when wedding speeches start with the phrase “I won’t take up too much of your time”  Oh you can bet they will. So what can I say to all those fathers of the brides, Best men, and even brides who want to make a speech that doesn’t…

Wedding showcase!

It’s time to liven things up! If you’ve ever been to a wedding fayre you know that some can leave a lot to be desired.  So I’ve decided to team up a few people who feel the same way and put on a colourful, fun and distinctly different show. This is not to say that…

Nellie

Our last wedding dress from Mallorca shoot was possibly my favourite. Yes, I’m leaving the best till last!  Designed Anny Lin (told you I’m drawn to her dresses) courtesy of my ladies from SJP BRIDAL Would be perfect for a destination wedding. “Nellie” is light so swirls and twirls like a dream.  The details of this dress…

Bridesmaids

After the expense of the bride’s dress, there’s a question about the bridesmaids. Should you ask your friends to pay for their own dresses or should you buy them as part of the deal? Whatever you decide to do there are plenty of places to can find great dresses. My girls at the fabulous SJP…

Is it Windy?

There was a phrase that was in constant use during my recent shoot in Mallorca. IS IT WINDY? On most of the days, my team and I battled up hills, mountains, even the beaches to capture portraits that had been spinning round in my head since I booked the flights.  The weather (not always guaranteed…

Studio revamp!

So, it’s getting there…we’re not quite done with it yet. My lovely husband, Craig, and I have set a finish date for the studio revamp. Hopefully, by the end of May will have some beautiful images for you. But in the meantime, I want to talk about printing your images. As Craig and I were…

Adventure time

Goodness me, so much is happening at the moment. Where do I begin?! Well, today is the day you can get your digital copy of Matrimony magazine.  It features our Gothic Fairytale Shoot which I was so proud to be a part of. The shoot involved the talents of so many amazing people in Herefordshire…

Wedding Week

Hello, all you lovely people! Have we enjoyed wedding week on my facebook page? (If you missed it, what were you doing?!) I enjoyed sharing photos of my favourite weddings and giving some honest advice on the modern wedding timeline. If you did miss the photo’s here are a few more to help you, along…

Gala Night

This Saturday saw me, my beloved husband, sister and my friends attending the Gala night for this year’s Matrimony Awards. Stylishly hosted by Matrimony magazine at  The Three Counties Hotel in Hereford. With many amazing creative’s all dressed to the nines for a Great Gatsby inspired evening!  I was very lucky to win the regional finalist medal…

Romantic Pairing

Have you ever tried to take those selfies with your partner when your snuggling and not quite got the right angle? Or the right light? Always just taking one more? You know you don’t have to, right? Couples have been coming to me for boudoir pictures since I opened my studio doors. A little hesitant…