For Brides and Grooms

A few helpful articles and information for Brides and/or Grooms planning a wedding. This section contains some info about me and my own work as well as my own take on all things weddingy! Form my experience in shooting weddings for the past 12 years I’m always happy to offer advice on timings, group photos and recommend great vendors that I’ve worked with over the years.

Of course one of the most important things you’ll take away from your wedding is the photographs! But then I would say that wouldn’t I 😉 You’ll find some advice on choosing a wedding photographer here.

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7 Details to add a personal touch to your wedding

It’s fair to say that planning your wedding can be a pretty stressful and overwhelming experience, so it’s easy to forget the little details that make a wedding amazing as you focus on the big stuff like choosing the venue and ensuring that all of the right people are invited. However, it’s those little details…

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How to set up your wedding for great photos.

Whilst the vast majority of my photos are documentary in style, meaning that the more you ignore me, the better the photos will be, there are always things that can be done which take very little effort just to make your wedding photos a little better. By guiding my couples and making some plans for…

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What to wear, what to wear!

Weddings of all kinds exist today and that is one of the most wonderful things about our world as it is. So whether your wedding is themeless, all black or perhaps it is based on your favorite Harry Potter film, you can be sure that the fashion behind it is what is going to create…

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4 Important Wedding Hires That You Probably Forgot About

Wedding planning is a hectic responsibility. With the help of a wedding planner, you can generally make things a lot easier and they’ll be vigilant about making sure that your wedding is perfect. However, if you decide to do it on your own, you might find yourself forgetting things now and then. So in this…

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4 Must Have Photos in the Lead Up to Your Wedding

The key to finding a great wedding photographer is to choose someone that starts working before the wedding. That sounds like it doesn’t make sense, but you have to appreciate that your marriage is almost like the conclusion to a story. It starts with a very big event – getting engaged. Does it make sense…

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The little details to capture in your wedding photography

Your wedding photos will give the big picture that captures the happiness of your special day. But it’s also important not to forget the little things if you want to have some artistic shots and some great memories. Some wedding photography is all in the details and the individual things that make up your wedding….

3 Quirky Wedding Venues to Consider When Getting Hitched

3 Quirky Wedding Venues to Consider When Getting Hitched

If you are desperate to say ‘I do’ but your current plans are on hold in these uncertain times, it might be time to reconsider your options. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. You can use this time to hone your wedding into a more bespoke and meaningful experience for you and your partner. This…

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7 Practical Tips for Better Wedding Photos

Seven top tips to get better wedding photographs. Want great wedding photos? Aside from choosing the right photographer for your wedding, here’s a list of 7 practical tips to help your photographer create amazing images for you.   1) Time Don’t rush. The last thing you’ll want to be doing on your wedding day is…

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How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

A few things to think about when choosing your wedding photographer. Choosing a wedding photographer could well be the biggest decision you make for your wedding, well, after deciding who to marry! And if you’re spending a lot of time, effort and money on a stunning looking wedding and a perfect day, you’re going to want…

Wedding Photography Tips // My top 6

Wedding Photography Tips // My top 6

Wedding Photography Tips – Top  6 Ever wondered what goes on inside the head of a wedding photographer? Here are a few notes about what goes on in my head when I’m shooting a wedding as well as my top 6 wedding photography tips. The way I see it Over the past year or so…

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Do I Need Two Wedding Photographers?

Choosing a wedding photographer is easy. Said no one ever. But I hope what you read below will help a little! I really don’t envy people in the position of having to choose a photographer for their wedding. There’s so much variation in style, quality, ways of need two wedding photographers? working, albums, products and pricing that…

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How to get better wedding photographs Part 2

In the first part of this article I gave a few tips on how to get better wedding photographs during the preparation stages leading up to the wedding ceremony. Part 2 will focus on the rest of the day. I did consider an article for each part of the day, but it kind of goes…

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How to get better wedding photos – Part 1

Part 1 – Getting ready. For me the early bride or groom preparations are an important part of the day as far as the photography goes. I’ve already done everything I can by this point to make the bride or groom aware of what I would like to capture during this part of the day,…

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First things to do after getting engaged!

First things to do after getting engaged. After the initial excitement of saying ‘yes’ starts to simmer down and your heart rate slows to a normal level, you’ll begin to realise you have a lot to do. This is an enormously exciting time, however can also seem quire overwhelming, so follow this list of ten…

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Feature in the Guardian Online

I was honoured to receive a phone call from Peter Moore who is a freelance journalist writing for the Guardian newspaper. He was interested in the wedding photography business and wanted to feature me alongside a couple of other photographers in an article. I said yes, of course. Reflecting on the article it’s clear to…