Can you really afford not to have a wedding photographer?

Budget. It’s the one thing that people are very aware of when it comes to their wedding day. Rightly so of course. There’s no point in putting yourself into debt for one day. However, this unfortunately leads couples to think that they can’t afford a wedding photographer and they ask friends and family to take…

Connection

Are you panicking about your wedding? Costs too much? The idea of being in front of 200 people bringing that sinking feeling to your stomach? I’m guessing the idea of Eloping is such looking like a better idea? Let’s stop. Press the pause button for a second. Your wedding is just that YOUR wedding. Like…

Amanda & Chris

There is no better time to be a wedding photographer than when your friends are getting married. Especially when you get to take the photos. I’ve know Amanda and Chris for a few years now. So when they asked me if I’d be their photographer for their day there was only really one answer. “YES!”…

Hero’s of Romance

I have to hand it to Ryan, he is a Hero of Romance.  Yesterday, after many moments of wondering if he’d been found out, Ryan finally got to ask his girlfriend, Morgan, that question. “Will you marry me?!” She did, of course, say yes. And I got to spend a lovely hour with the couple…

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…

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…

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…

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…