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Surprise Wedding In Stratford…With Dinosaurs!

Surprise Wedding In Stratford…With Dinosaurs!

This weekend I photographed a surprise wedding where all of the guests thought they were turning up to an engagement party...oh, and there were dinosaurs.SURPRISE!!!! So, unbeknownst to the majority of guests, these two amazing people got married! It just goes to show...

A Faceless London Wedding

A Faceless London Wedding

Some of my couples prefer to remain completely anonymous, and I'm okay with that. It just means I have to be a little bit more creative in the images that I preview which is fun, and also means that this remains an entirely faceless London wedding. The light and the...

Elsie’s First Day At School

Elsie’s First Day At School

Today was a momentous day in our house...and an emotional one too! I wasn't ready for this but knew I wanted to document it in some way. I love watching her grow but can it stop now please?! PLEASE!

For The Love of Paddle Boarding

For The Love of Paddle Boarding

Given the opportunity, the best way to start any day is with a good old soak in Rutland Water! Huge thanks to Rutland Watersports for having us today and for those couples that go along with my hair brained schemes and madcap ideas for engagement shoots. Elsie tagged...

Cattows Farm Tipi Wedding

Cattows Farm Tipi Wedding

One cheeky little scamp told me at this wedding that photography wasn't a real job...and I'm here to argue that not only is it a real job, it's one of the best in the world! Weekends at a Cattows Farm Tipi Wedding prove that! It's a job that allows me to meet new...

The Secret Barn Outdoor Wedding

The Secret Barn Outdoor Wedding

 I've waited a long time for a Ray LaMontagne first dance, and it finally happened. RACHAEL & ROB YOU ARE MY PEOPLE! From the minute I walked in to bridal prep the stress of having to change a tyre in record time before a wedding completely disappeared and from...

Foxholes Farm Wedding – Hertfordshire

Foxholes Farm Wedding – Hertfordshire

Take me back to a field in Hertfordshire when the sun shone, the drinks flowed, the party was pumping and I knew all the secrets I needed in order to wind up the groom following his best man's speech! Which I did of course, causing the bride to stop and sit down on...

Tiki Tipi Festival Wedding

Tiki Tipi Festival Wedding

When it came to planning, these two told me they wanted a really chilled day, "We loved tipi weddings because we love live music and festivals etc so we started going down that route. Once we were sure that's what we wanted we started looking for places to hold the...

Rainy Stamford Wedding – Abbie & Jamie

Rainy Stamford Wedding – Abbie & Jamie

Okay, so the rain is starting to piss a few people off, me included, but I have to admit to doing a little "whoop" when I got home to see the picture above on the big screen. They might not have ordered a rainy Stamford wedding but that is what they got and sometimes...

This is 30!

This is 30!

I bloody love a shoot just for the heck of it, to celebrate how far you've come, how strong you are, and how amazing you look doing it. And what better way to start your 30's than by channeling the 80's?! I did this shoot at Romy's house the day before her 30th...

Relaxed Business Portraits – Reset Dorset

Relaxed Business Portraits – Reset Dorset

On a recent trip to the south coast I met up with two awesome women who have set up a fab new business to take care of you when you need it. Reset Dorset creates pop up wellness events incorporating a combination of fitness, treatments, workshops, demos and food all...

Woodland Smoke Bomb Engagement Shoot – Alice & Ben

Woodland Smoke Bomb Engagement Shoot – Alice & Ben

I was so excited when Alice asked if we could include some smoke in their woodland shoot, I wasn't so excited about the rain though. Turns out I needn't have worried because these two took it all in their stride, danced as it poured and jumped in to the back of their...

Family Farm Marquee Wedding – Rosa & Freddie Hitched

Family Farm Marquee Wedding – Rosa & Freddie Hitched

HOLY SHIT BALLS THIS PREVIEW WAS HARD TO CHOOSE! Like really really REALLY hard. I was still buzzing at 1.30 in the morning after this wedding, it was the kind I would have happily stayed at till the last guest had left! When the heart of my wedding season kicks off...

Fun Family Photography For Days

Fun Family Photography For Days

I love taking photos of families and I'm here to give a little shout out to those that might be thinking about booking me...please do it soon if you are! Fun family photography is my favourite and I don't want to put any pressure on your or anything but once wedding...

Tipi Festival Wedding – Vanstone Garden Centre

Tipi Festival Wedding – Vanstone Garden Centre

Adele and Paul are regulars at Glastonbury and knew exactly what they wanted from their day. Their hearts were set on a tipi festival wedding and what they pulled together was exactly that! After getting engaged in Sydney back in 2017 they started planning every...

What Would You Do With An Empty Swimming Pool?

What Would You Do With An Empty Swimming Pool?

On Friday I got to draw a big red line through one of the items on my photography bucket list and can happily say that 'photo shoot in an empty swimming pool' has been well and truly done thanks to general maintenance at Catmose Sports Centre.  When they called...

Dream Autumnal Wedding at The Woodlands

Dream Autumnal Wedding at The Woodlands

The Woodlands at Hothorpe Hall is one of my favourite alternative venues in this area because for starters is has a blummin' tree house as the honeymoon suite. And who doesn't love a blummin' tree house! Secondly, you can get married outside in a pretty little...

Wedding Photos on Film

Wedding Photos on Film

Every so often I take my Olympus camera along to weddings with me and snap a few extras so that couples can also have some wedding photos on film. Waiting for scans to come back from development is a little like waiting for Christmas and it's always awesome to see the...

Florida on Film

Florida on Film

Aside from the regular digital camera I took to Florida with me this January, I also took a film camera and I'm in love with the results. I used two different films, Agfa and Revlog on my Olympus OM1n which I adore...as well as Elsie's face and the colours that came...

The Wedding Industry Awards Regional Finalist

The Wedding Industry Awards Regional Finalist

I didn't blog about it at the time but having just read all the feedback that my awesome couples submitted to show their support of my entry I thought now would be a good time to shout "I AM A WEDDING INDUSTRY AWARD REGIONAL FINALIST FOR THE SECOND YEAR...

Rutland Wedding Highlights Video – Lucy & Richard

Rutland Wedding Highlights Video – Lucy & Richard

Lucy and Richard got married back in June in their home town (and mine!) of Uppingham. The ceremony was in the church and the party was in their back garden which they completely transformed! As well as photos, these two had a Rutland wedding highlights video as an...

Elsie Takes Florida by Storm

Elsie Takes Florida by Storm

January is the month for me to slack off a bit and take in some winter sunshine. It was also the perfect opportunity to take Elsie across the Atlantic for her first trip to America and a state that holds many happy memories for me as a kid. If you've explored my...

January Doesn’t Have to Suck!

January Doesn’t Have to Suck!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Did you get engaged over Christmas?! If you did then I have some lovely news for you. I'm giving away prizes to all couples who book their weddings with me in January. ALL OF THEM! Who doesn't love prizes in January? I know I do! 1ST PRIZE - An...

Rutland Water Winter Wedding

Rutland Water Winter Wedding

And so to my last wedding of the year, I closed 2018 exactly the same way that I started it and I couldn't be happier! This was a local blow out with a full on Rutland Water winter wedding on NYE...the guests even braved the cold to drink champagne and eat mince pies...

Brownsover Hall Winter Wedding

Brownsover Hall Winter Wedding

Laura & Casey's Wedding - December 2018 Oh Laura and Casey, thank you for being the wonderfully awkward, utterly beautiful human beings that you are. Their Brownsover Hall winter wedding was ace and it's more than OK that the kids stole the show a little bit...

Auction Fundraiser – A Day In The Life Family Photos

Auction Fundraiser – A Day In The Life Family Photos

Time for a little auction fundraiser while doing something I love I bloody love taking pictures of families at home, you're in your happy place with all your comforts and favourite things around you. It's the place you can be most yourself and the easiest place to get...

Elsie – Aged Two

Elsie – Aged Two

Turns out I'm way behind on all those things I said I would do when it came to documenting Elsie's life. Thank goodness for Instagram stories or all would be lost. I filmed her well over a year ago in an attempt to capture just how gentle she was at the time and this...

2017 Wedding Highlights

2017 Wedding Highlights

I'm a little late to the party but I wanted to get my 2017 wedding highlights out to you lot by the end of January and I've managed it with a few days to spare so it's not all bad!  I really did have an epic year of weddings and would happily have made the...

The Story of The Dress

The Story of The Dress

Yesterday was a wedding day, like a Saturday often is for me, and I was headed to Rushton Hall for the wedding of Nathalie and Mike, prepped, peppy and photo ready!  I arrived at 10.30am all ready for an hour of bridal prep before the wedding at 11.30am, only to...