Laura & Dave at Prior Park in Bath, Somerset
I recently photographed Laura & Dave’s wedding at Prior Park in Bath, Somerset, a city which is close to my heart, as it was the first place my wife and I lived together after we were married, and where our daughter was born.
From the moment that I met Laura
The National Theatre in London For the wonderful wedding of Darren and Edward.
It was off to the big smoke for the wonderful wedding of Darren and Edward at The National Theatre in London. With their closest family and friends they had a short but very sweet ceremony in the Brydon room at the popular Chelsea
The beautiful wedding of Claire and Nigel at Bibury Court in the cotswolds.
Claire and Nigel got married at Bibury Court, a 16th century Jacobean mansion in the Cotswolds. Claire is originally from Cambridge but now works as a doctor in Brisbane, while Nigel is a born and bred Aussie boat builder.
The weather for the
Bonnnie & Jack Big day at Newland’s Hall in Chelmsford, Essex.
What can I say about Bonnie and Jack? They are such a sweet couple, and their day was so packed full of love. As a photographer I get so excited to capture special moments, and while all weddings have a certain emotional “energy”
This sweet couple got married at The Pig near Bath, a beautiful venue with incredible atmosphere and even better food. The weather may have been rainy but we didn’t let it spoil our day, and it was certainly one to remember! Here is to a long and happy life, you two!
Livie & James’s big day at the Pig,
Charlotte & Bill Pre-Wedding Shoot. Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol.
Charlotte and Bill chose The Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol as the location for their Pre -Wedding shot. Having recently relocated back to Bristol from Oxford, it’s a start of a new chapter in their lives having recently bought a
Rachel & Matthew’s Pre-Wedding Shoot, Sydney Gardens, Bath
Sydney gardens in Bath was the destination for Rachel and Matthews Pre-wedding shoot. Sydney gardens is a lovely little park Situated behind the Holburne Museum at the end of Great Pulteney Street, Sydney Gardens is Bath’s oldest park. It was
David & Laura. Botanical Gardens, Bath.
I had a great day shooting David and Laura’s pre- wedding shoot at the Botanical Gardens in Bath. One of the most delightful features of Royal Victoria Park, The Botanical Gardens were formed in 1887 and within their 9 acres is one of the finest collections of plants
Pre Wedding Shoot at Heaven’s Gate.
We decided to shoot Nikki and Steve’s pre-wedding shoot at Heaven’s gate in Wiltshire. I’m often with my family in the area, taking my daughter to bomb around on her pink and orange tasselled scooter and exploring longlet safari
The Asylum, Peckham.
Richard & Melanie choose this super cool venue for their winter wedding, the venue provided the perfect backdrop, dripping in chapel candles and wild flowers it was the perfect setting for this rock n roll couple. When we first meet it was clear they wanted a less formal approach to the style
This is Lucy-Jane and John’s autumnal wedding at Bibury court. I love Autumn weddings, the contrast in the colours on the landscape is so inspiring. This was my last wedding at Bibury for the year but am already looking forward to coming back in 2016!
Melanie & Matthew. Standhill Court, Surrey.
Melanie and Matthew gor married at the beautiful Standhill Court in Surrey.
In October 2008 rehearsals for cats started in London and it was love at first sight! Matthew thought Melanie was the prettiest thing he had ever seen and Melanie thought all her Christmases had
Lyndia & Joseph. The Great Barn, Tetbury.
Lyndia & Joseph live in London but escaped to the countryside for their big day, having their reception at The Great Tythe Barn in the beautiful Cotswolds! Lyndia’s family hail from Jamaica and Joseph’s from Kenya so it was a meeting of two very different
Dan & Liz. St Thomas of Canterbury, Cotswolds.
Dan and Liz’s wedding was at the beautiful St Thomas of Canterbury in the heart of the cotswolds. Both are musicians (Dan is a composer and professor of music, Liz is a professional violin player) and they are a like two peas in a pod, it’s obvious they
Subreen & Rai. Bibury Court, Cotswolds.
Another glorious wedding at Bibury Court, this time for Rai and Subreen. It was a very intimate wedding with just 35 guests. With heaps of light beaming into the conservatory and everyone enjoying the gardens it was a magical day!
Subreen & Rai’s wedding at
Naomi & Louis. Hawkley, Hampshire.
Naomi & Louis’s big day in Hampshire. was a celebration of love, family and friends. All they wanted was for it to be relaxed and fun, and that is exactly how it happened. The party went on well into the night!
Their ceremony was held at the church of St Peter & St
Amie & Joel. Greens Barn, Dorking.
What happens when an ex professional cricket player and horse rider tie the knot? This of course.
Amie and Joel chose Green barn in Dorking as there wedding venue. childhood sweethearts and met when Joel was 16 and Amie was 17. They married 10 years to the day they met and
Dave and Helen, Bibury Court.
This is Dave and Helen’s wedding at Bibury Court. It was a very sweet day and for a July wedding it couldn’t have been better weather. It was a very traditional wedding with all the fabulous ladies in magnificent hats, and gents in their waistcoat and tails.
A large, beautiful
Nyland Manor is a new venue located in the beautiful valley of Cheddar, Somerset. It’s owned and run by Gemma’s auntie so it was all hands on deck for her and Lee’s big day! Set in a valley that’s surrounded by the rolling hills of Cheddar and Glastonbury, it sure is a unique location. It was a
The sun had it’s big jolly hat on for Rob and Tara’s beautiful wedding at Bibury Court. this is the first of many summer weddings and I hope they are all as wonderful as Rob and Tara’s!
Hollie and Gavin’s day was a wonderful homespun affair. The ceremony was at the quaint West Barn in Bradford On Avon, with the reception held at the village hall in Winsley. There was even a ‘best wedding cake’ bake off!
Kirsty and Mathieu are getting married at Bibury Court Hotel in July, so it was only fitting that were did their pre wedding shoot in the cotswolds!
Dan and Hollie’s wedding was due to take place at the National Trust “Clandon Park but tragically on the Thursday before it was destroyed by a fire, so it as all hands on deck to find a new venue in just 48 hours. Unbelievably, they managed to find the wonderful Wotton Hall. I can’t imagine the
I travel the country shooting weddings, so it was a nice to stay local for Tommy and Crystal’s at wedding at White Horse County Park in Frome, Somerset. I was introduced to Tommy and crystal via Paul and Kat whose wedding I photographed last Spring. It’s so fun to get referrals from happy
Rai and Subreen’s pre-wedding shoot was a lovely morning stroll in the Cotswolds. We had a great time and although they started off being very nervous, by the end of the session they were so happy and relaxed – and it surely does show!
I can’t believe its been over a year since I first met Luke and Sarah to chat about their wedding! But time fly’s, and it was off to the Cotswolds for their pre wedding shoot. Roll on August for the big day!
Emma and Graham choose Heatherden Hall at the iconic Pinewood studios in Buckinghamshire to host their wedding reception. The sun was shining and thank god too, as the guys would have been very cold in their traditional Scottish kilts!
This is Dave and Helen’s pre wedding shoot at the magnificent Prior park in Bath. Prior park is a palladian house, designed by John Wood, the Elder in the 1730s and 1740s for Ralph Allen. Dave and Helen will be getting married at Bibury Court in July and it’s going to be a
With a bucket and spade in one hand and my camera in the other, it was off to the seaside to meet Dan and Liz at the scene of their proposal: the wonderful Avon beach in Dorset. Liz is a professional violist and Dan is an Orchestral conductor, so it was ironic that it was Dan who was very nervous – dispite
Yet another superb wedding at the wonderful Bibury Court Hotel. This one was Alison & Jonathan’s special day. A young American couple who wanted to bring some of their traditions to an English setting. It was good old mac’ n cheese, fish tacos, pulled pork sliders and sparklers all
This is Dawn and Matthew’s wedding in Buckinghamshire. It was was of those miserable days were it just rained, and rained, and rained some more. I promised Dawn in the morning that all we needed was 20 mins without any rain and we could get some wonderful outdoor images. Having said a little prayer (and much
My first introduction with Charlotte & Ian was via Skype as they live and work in China. Ian hails from Pittsburgh USA, a city I have visited many times and love, whilst Charlotte is a Local London Girl. We got on so well as we had a lot in common, I lived in New York City for many years and my wife is from
Bibury Court Hotel again for the wedding of Nicky & Jamie. The moment I laid eyes on this couple at our meeting I just knew they were going to so much fun. They first met on a blind date at St Pancreas Hotel, so it was fitting that we return to the scene of the crime and shoot their engagement session there in the
Amee & Craig’s wedding was a double ceremony affair held at Moor Park Hertfordshire . Craig’s Welsh upbringing called for a traditional British ceremony, whilst Amee’s Hindu – South Asian heritage meant it was a show of colour and wonderment. I have shot Hindu weddings in the past and they
It was Bibury Court Hotel that set the scene for the magical wedding of Sarah & Cliffy. They first met eight years ago whilst working at Buckingham Palace and have been together ever since. As you can see Cliffy was smiling all day, and looked like the cat that got the cream!
It was a trip to Totting, London for Kirsten & John’s wedding. They are such a bubbly duo full of happiness and smiles, it’s just so infectious to be around. It was a close family and friends affair with no cake cutting, no first dance, and NO pretentious. It was great day and a true pleasure to be
“A perfect way to get to know one another”
Think of an engagement shoots as a training for your wedding day. If you have never enjoyed being the subject of a photographer, now is your opportunity to get to know the person who will be capturing your big day. Face your fears (if you have any!) and let your
Georgina & Paul’s wedding was at the spectacular http://www.biburycourt.com. They make such a great couple, like two peas in a pod – and so much fun! The day was relaxed and everybody had a beaming smile on their face. The band was pumping and the drink was flowing, my kind of
This was another one of the great weddings at Weston Manor Esther & Louis are a great young couple; Esther is a Kiwi and a self confessed tomboy (but what a gorgeous tomboy she is!) and Louis is a true gentleman. Again people from all over the world from came together to witness their special day. At the start it
Kat and Paul’s day was a local affair in the beautiful village of Frome, Somerset. I first met Paul on a bridal magazine photo-shoot the summer before his own big day. We got on so well he ended up booking me for his wedding. Both fitness fanatics, Kat and Paul are now the proud founders of the hugely
The wedding of Scott & Suzi was a homespun affair with lots of cakes and cream teas made by aunties and Nana. The hot July sun was beating down and it was a laying on the grass with a pims in hand sort of day. Amem to that!
This is the spectacular wedding of Nicki & Charlie at the magnificent Kew Gardens, London. People travelled from far and wide to be with them for their special day. It was a glorious spring day; sun shining, birds singing and the tulips and daffodils were blooming! It was an honour and a huge privilege to be part
Cliveden House was the setting for the intimate civil ceremony of Davide and Patrick, the house is magnificent, set high above the Thames in the heart of beautiful Berkshire.The hotel was voted in the best 500 hotels in the world in 2014. It was a glorious day and a real thrill to be able to shoot in such impressive
This is Manisha & Ian’s wedding at the beautiful St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel. Manisha is Indian and Ian has Irish blood running through his veins, resulting in an eclectic mix of guests both young and old. It was an honour to be a part of their day, and to photograph in such an iconic venue,
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