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Jessica & Samuel - Spittleborough Farmhouse

August 12, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Jessica and Samuel were married on a scorching hot day at the start of July. After the ceremony, which took place at All Saints in Sutton Benger, there was time for a quick drink in the Bell House across the road before I departed with Jessica and Samuel to visit a cornfield just outside of the village for some photographs. It was then onto Spittl...
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Instagram Story Highlights

August 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Have you noticed that many of the high-profile instagram accounts have intriguing little circles underneath the blurb on their profile page? Those circles are story highlights. Stories started off as spontaneous posts that disappeared after 24 hours. The benefit of using them was that stories appear at the top of the Instagram page and your Instag...
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Ivana & Tom - The Harrow at Little Bedwyn

August 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Ivana and Tom had opted for a very intimate wedding celebration. The ceremony took place in the Juno Room of the Swindon Registry Office, after which they had laid on a coach to take their guests out to the Michelin starred restaurant "The Harrow at Little Bedwyn". They spent the evening indulging in amazing food and fantastic wine all whilst in th...
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31 Themes in 31 Days - The August Photo Quest

July 29, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I've been lacking a bit of inspiration recently. I spend so much time taking photographs for other people that I am starting to feel a little uninspired with my own personal photography. For this reason, on the first of August, I have decided to embark on a photo quest and I would love for you to join me in my adventure. What is a Photo Quest? It...
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Mary & Chris - Winkworth Farm

July 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Mary-Jane and Chris had arranged an intimate, laid-back celebration of their wedding at a small, local church. Mary-Jane arrived in style in a vintage car wearing a beautiful Stella York gown and walked down the aisle with her two daughters, her mum and chief bridesmaid. The two young girls were so excited to see their parents get married that they...
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Fiona & Russell - The Moonraker Hotel in Bradford-on-Avon

June 27, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Fiona and Russell were married at the beautiful boutique hotel, The Moonraker in Bradford-on-Avon. It was a beautiful day and I think the smiles on everyones faces goes to show that it was a fun day filled with laughter. Although I didn't personally photograph this wedding, I was able to call upon Nick Cole to cover it for me. His approach is very...
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Drinks Reception Entertainment: 10 ideas to entertain your guests during your photoshoot

June 27, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Most of your wedding planning will no doubt be going into the ceremony and the wedding breakfast. But after you have said "I do", focus (pun intended) will turn to your formal wedding photos. Have you thought about how you will keep your guests happy and entertained during this temporary down time? With 20 years’ experience in providing wedding ent...
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100 : 4 - Poldark, Pubs and Pyrotechnics

June 25, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
So how are we doing? I hope I haven't bored too many of you with the blog series so far! In this latest post I am going to be looking back at weddings 16 through to 20 - read on to hear about Poldark, Pubs and Pyrotechnics! Wedding #16 - Abigail & Roberto The Details Abigail and Roberto actually celebrated their marriage twice - once in Italy and...
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Hayley & David - Bristol Registry Office and Pump House

June 22, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I was immediately excited about Hayley and David's wedding from the moment they first came in to see me. With their plans including a wander through the cobbled streets of Bristol, a boat trip and a relaxed celebration at the historic Pump House, it sounded like a lot of fun. I joined Hayley to document some of her preparations and even had time t...
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6 Tips for capturing amazing photos of poppies

June 17, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This time of year, I am always on the lookout for poppies. Handfuls of poppies that sprout up along roadsides are relatively common but finding fields full of poppies can be rather challenging. A few years ago I was lucky enough to stumble across a field containing poppies just outside of Avebury but every year since, it has failed to yield any mo...
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