Jersey Summer Destination Wedding

Jersey Summer Destination Wedding or Wearing Two Hats at a Wedding I would like to make it clear at the outset that I was not actually wearing two hats.  To be honest with you I wasn't even wearing one hat. I tend to find that the snap brim of a good trilby and...

A Small London Winter Wedding at Claridges

A Small London Winter Wedding at Claridges So New Year new wedding blog--which, I realise makes it sound like an annual occurrence, and going back last year's paucity of blog posts that's not far off.  However my obligatory New Year's Resolution is to start blogging...

Wedding Photography on Film

Wedding Photography on Film I've been asked a few times recently about the possibility of exclusively shooting wedding photography on film and while I love shooting film at weddings I would say my ideal is a film and digital combo.  So with this in mind I thought I...
WPJA Gold Masterpiece Award Winner

WPJA Gold Masterpiece Award Winner

WPJA Gold Masterpiece Award Winner This week I was delighted to wake up to the news that I was a WPJA Gold Masterpiece Award Winner for this photo of a young dad trying to get his child off to sleep, in the middle of Iceland.  The WPJA Gold Masterpiece Award is an...

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Festival Wedding Photography

Festival Wedding Photography

Festival Wedding Photography Firstly, I just have to share the backstory to my shooting this wedding because it's my favourite way of ending up shooting a wedding, ever.   So about seven years ago, maybe more, I was walking around Bestival on the Isle of Wight taking...

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Wedding Burnout

Wedding Burnout

Wedding Burnout I am tired, I am weary I could sleep for a thousand years Lou Reed, Venus in Furs The wedding industry, like social media is guilty of curating our moods, favouring happiness and presenting an ideal image to the world, and photographers, not just the...

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This is Bigger Than Instagram #3

This is Bigger Than Instagram #3

This is Bigger Than Instagram #3 So here is another image that benefits from being viewed on something larger than a smart phone screen.  Not every part of every wedding speech is going to be a happy one and this is a really lovely moment between brother and sister,...

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This Is Bigger Than Instagram #2

This Is Bigger Than Instagram #2

Still Life With Pizza This series is going to be slightly different from Friday Photo -- there's only so many big themes you can address in photography without repeating yourself.  So there'll still be the camera settings, which I know people like, but they'll be less...

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Flash Cord On: Saviour of the Universe

Flash Cord On: Saviour of the Universe

Full Flash Photography Wedding So on other days and in other blogs I have banged on about the high-end snapshot, and on other days and in other blogs I've talked about using flash to heighten the drama, to create atmosphere, or just shoot with the direct style of...

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This Is Bigger Than Instagram #1

This Is Bigger Than Instagram #1

This Is Bigger Than Instagram This series is going to be slightly different from Friday Photo -- there's only so many big themes you can address in photography without repeating yourself.  So there'll still be the camera settings, which I know people like, but they'll...

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Festival Wedding Photography

Festival Wedding Photography

Festival Wedding Photography Festival Wedding Photography or 'Feastival' Wedding Photography, you decide.  Alright Festival Wedding Photography, that was settled pretty quickly.  Moving on then.  But my point being this was a very foodie wedding.  Basically a whole...

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Dorking Garden Wedding Photography

Dorking Garden Wedding Photography

Dorking Garden Wedding Photography I didn't really know whether to call this Dorking Garden Wedding Photography or simply Garden Party Wedding Photography.  The whole day had the feeling of the most magical garden party that was also somehow a wedding and/or blessing...

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