Wedding photography review of 2018

2018 was incredible year for me both personally and professionally with some real highs and lows. In August, Dann and Lizzie, my daughter, welcomed beautiful Ivy George into the world and I was instantly bowled over by my gorgeous granddaughter. Sadly in November I lost my wonderful father, a true gentleman and an amazing man, much loved by so many people. L[...]

Sophie and James

One of the loveliest weddings ever was that of Sophie and James. After a marriage ceremony at St Thomas Church in Hockley Heath they chose the fabulous venue of Shustoke Farm Barns in Warwickshire for their reception on a perfect May day. Sophie and James are a wonderful couple and the day was amazing from start to finish. I am especially lucky to hav[...]

Kath and Ian

Kath and Ian celebrated their November wedding at Holy Trinity Church in Barrow upon Soar in great style. Surrounded by family and tons of friends they took over the church and it proved to be one of the most joyous of occasions. The church was filled with beautiful flowers in creams and greens, and with lots of natural light and candles it provided a lov[...]

Autumn Weddings

Autumn is a the most romantic and atmospheric season in which to get married. Autumn is filled with a wonderful palette of gorgeous rich colours, warm tones and rustic details. Autumn is becoming a popular choice for brides and grooms, with often surprisingly warm and dry weather and beautiful sunsets. High summer weddings do not guarantee sunshine. Anoth[...]

Karen and Ross

Karen and Ross were married recently at the lovely village church, St Bartholomew's in Quorn, Leicestershire and held their reception at The Quorn Country Hotel. When I first met Karen, the thing that stood out about her was her kindness, great personality and love of life. As the bride, Karen loved every minute of her day and looked stunning. She shone and [...]

Choosing a Registry Office for your ceremony

If you are choosing to make it official in a registry office there are some great registry offices to choose from. I have featured the ones in Loughborough in Leicestershire, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, Birmingham and the beautiful Tenbury Wells Pump Rooms. There are usually two steps to getting married or forming a civil partnership in England and Wale[...]

Choosing your ceremony: Church Weddings

One of your first decisions once you are engaged and putting together your ideas is what type of ceremony you are going to have? It is the law that you must commit to marriage in either a religious ceremony or at chosen venue or registry office. Becoming more popular are humanist ceremonies, but unless you are marrying in Scotland, you would need to still le[...]

Countdown to your big day - the essential Wedding Checklist

Make sure that you have got all the crucial elements covered with this at a glance check list. ONCE YOU ARE ENGAGED: Talk about the type of day you would like Choose the type of ceremony you would like Look at venue ideas Begin a Pinterest board Start compiling a folder or scrapbook Work out your budget Choose your wedding party St[...]

Abigail and Richard

Abby and Richard's wedding had to be one of the best weddings ever. Abby was such a lovely, pretty and bubbly young bride and every one had just the best day ever. I was so lucky to be able to be part of their special day and join in with all their wonderful family and friends. Everyone involved made the day so special and it really whizzed by. The ceremo[...]

Congratulations you're engaged!

Congratulations you're engaged! You've had the most wonderful proposal and you've said YES! You've got a gorgeous ring, you've told your parents and posted the great news on social media. It's official! So what do you do next? Here is a simple guide to help you decide what to do next. Choose your bridesmaids Draw up your bridesmaid list before they [...]