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Sophie and Anthony’s Wedding

The Elvetham, Hartley Wintney, is an hotel and a magnificent, luxurious, wedding venue. Set within 35 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, The Elvetham has a well-documented history, with royal connections, and dates back to the 11th century. The hotel is surrounded by the 4,000 acre…

Rianna and Matt’s Micro-Wedding

Danson House and Park is located in Bexleyheath and was the wedding venue for Rianna and Matt’s micro-marriage ceremony, another size-restricted event governed by Covid-19 rules. Nevertheless, it proved to be a warm and intimate wedding conducted in beautiful surroundings. Historical House and Park Managed…

Gemma & Tom’s Micro-Wedding

Gemma and Tom’s Caswell House Cotswolds wedding was held in the autumn of 2020 and so was subject to the pandemic Rule of 15 for their guest list. Nevertheless, as this West Oxfordshire business is an ‘exclusive- use’ wedding venue, there was a wonderful feeling…

Elspeth and James’ Wedding

Now there are micro weddings and then there are micro weddings. Elspeth and James’ Oxfordshire micro wedding was the most intimate I have photographed. Their total guest list was just two adults and two toddlers. Resolute couples who had made the decision to marry in…

Louise and James’ Wedding

After leaving the M25 and a short trip up the A10, I was soon on the winding driveway heading for a Hanbury Manor, Ware, wedding. This charming former manor house is now run by the global Marriott hotel group and stands in 200 acres of…

Katie and Sam’s Wedding

In the height of summer, Katie and Sam were married at a beautiful ceremony in the magnificent DeVere Beaumont Hotel, Windsor. The day had been planned meticulously, right down to the wedding breakfast table names featuring characters from The Lord of the Rings. There are,…

Best Photographer of 2020 Award

Just a quick note to say how happy we are to have been voted as one of the best wedding photographers in the UK for 2020. It was really nice to hear that after all the effort we put in to capturing our images, we…

Louise and Dan’s Wedding

Cain Manor, on the Surrey-Hampshire borders, was the choice of Louise and Dan for their late-summer wedding. Their initial wedding plans were dashed with the onset of Covid-19. Nevertheless, Louise and Dan were determined to press ahead. Of course, pandemic restrictions made planning difficult but,…

Hannah and Tom’s Wedding

Hannah and Tom were determined their planned wedding at Milton Hill House, Abingdon would go ahead on the date they had chosen. Restrictions imposed due to the current pandemic were in place but they pushed ahead, unfazed. Yet what a successful, amazing and happy occasion…

Bridal Preparation Space

I often wonder, as a professional wedding photographer, did your married friends ever share any tips with you on how to keep your bridal preparation space organised? Do you want to be organised as much as possible on your wedding day? Of course your do!…

Father of The Bride Speech

Father of The Bride Speech- how to write and present brilliant words. We all know that it is usually the best man’s speech which has the wedding guests falling off their chairs with laughter but a Father of The Bride Speech is seen by many,…

Gemma and Alex’s Wedding

Few people attain permission to be married in The Royal Chapel of All Saints, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire. This exquisite building stands in the grounds of Royal Lodge and so it was a privilege to be asked to photograph the winter marriage ceremony of Gemma…

Kerry and Andy’s Wedding

Set in beautiful countryside between Telford and Shrewsbury, The Wroxeter Hotel, Wroxeter is one of the leading countryside venues in Shropshire and is ideal for weddings. Whatever your dream day looks like, the team at The Wroxeter should be able to advise and plan the…

Rachael and Jon’s Wedding

Roysse Court, Abingdon, Oxfordshire. It was this town’s historic registration offices where Rachael and Jon’s family and friends gathered to witness this charming Roysse Court, Abingdon wedding. The School House Ceremony Room is a designated room for marriage ceremonies. Tailor-made for smaller, more intimate weddings,…

Myriam and Robert’s Wedding

Lansdowne Club Wedding Mayfair. In the heart of Mayfair you will find the Lansdowne Club and it was here where Myriam and Robert’s late summer wedding was held. One of the most exclusive and traditional private members clubs in the centre of London, the Lansdowne…

Jane and David’s Wedding

Kilworth House Hotel. If you are looking for a wedding venue with a blend of Victorian opulence and contemporary luxury, then there is no better place than Kilworth House Hotel. Located in North Kilworth, South Leicestershire and set within 38 acres of landscaped parkland, Jane…

Rachel and Edward’s Wedding

Magical Blenheim Palace Wedding Celebrations A Blenheim Palace wedding is always special. In landscaped parkland, within the town of Woodstock on the edge of Oxford, this is a venue steeped in history. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Blenheim Palace is one of the most…

Stacey and Gavin’s Wedding

The weather was not too kind for Stacey and Gavin’s special day but it failed to dampen their brilliant wedding breakfast. Held at the Village Hotel Club wedding venue on Castlegate Drive, Dudley and located about 30 minutes from Birmingham, it went down a storm!…

Hayley and Ricky

Just engaged? Congratulations! If you have started planning your wedding then have you considered pre-wedding engagement photos? My images are great for a Save-the-Date or Wedding Invitation. Not only will you be capturing an important part of your love story, but with the enjoyable experience…

Nicola and Russ’ Wedding

Manor Hill House is a contemporary Worcestershire wedding venue set in landscaped gardens surrounded by beautiful countryside and was an easy choice for Nicola and Russ. This private house is located in Swan Lane, Upton Warren, Bromsgrove, just 3 miles from the M5. Civil ceremonies…

Top 10 Wedding Themes

How will you style your wedding? Here are inspirational wedding ideas for every bridal style. Ten popular wedding themes from a floral wedding theme to an outdoor wedding theme – and many more in between, to suit all tastes. 1. Floral Wedding Theme When we…

Sheila and Dave’s Wedding

It’s always exciting when a wedding photographer has a first when it comes to themed weddings. Sheila and Dave are big James Bond movie fans. It was this fictional character who would be the star of their themed wedding. As we know, many Bond movies…

Emily and Anthony’s Wedding

My role, as a professional wedding photographer, is not only to capture events as they unfold, but also to try and tell a couple’s story through my images. Many real-life love stories contain heart-breaking times. On this special day at Oaks Farm Weddings, set in…

The Groom’s Speech

How to write a GREAT groom’s speech. As you can imagine, all wedding photographers hear many a groom’s speech delivered from the top table. I am no exception. Over the years I have listened to some brilliant best man speeches, father-of-the-bride speeches and then there…

India and John’s Wedding

Christmas is a magical time of the year to photograph a wedding. It is also popular, as India and John’s wedding was one of three I was invited to shoot during this seasonal holiday. I was particularly looking forward to visiting West Sussex and this…

Michelle and Mike’s Wedding

Cotswolds weddings are always magical events to photograph, and even more so at Christmas! As I drove through the misty Oxfordshire countryside, I was really looking forward to the day ahead. My destination was The Kingscote Barn, a Cotswolds weddings venue nestled in the heart…

Conversation Starters to Break the Ice

So, you can’t wait for your wedding day. You know you will feel like a million dollars in your flowing white wedding dress when you walk down the aisle. You know your wedding guests will say the floral arrangements are beautiful and you look stunning….

Oxfordshire Wedding Venues

If you haven’t chosen your wedding venue yet, here is some helpful advice. As a full-time wedding photographer, I am booked to photograph weddings throughout the UK and abroad, throughout the year. As I am based in Oxford, I am familiar with many established Oxfordshire…

Jo & Adam’s Wedding

Cherwell Boathouse, Oxford. How pleased I was to be invited to be the photographer at Jo and Adam’s summer wedding at the Cherwell Boathouse, a popular Oxford wedding venue on the banks of the Cherwell river. The Marquee on the terrace overlooking the river as…

Danielle & Jamie’s Wedding

I was again asked to shoot a wedding at the beautiful 10th century St.Mary the Virgin Church in beautiful Iffley Village. This was followed by a brilliant wedding breakfast at Milton Hill House Hotel, a popular choice for couples, and located within easy reach of…

Elle & Gus’s Wedding

As soon as I heard that Gus & Elle were planning their wedding at the gorgeous St Ermin’s Hotel, I knew that this was going to be a special day. The 4-star luxury St. Ermin’s Hotel, London is tucked away in Westminster. It is not…

Ayesha & Hussien’s Wedding

Set in Albufeira, on the amazing Algarve coast, Ayesha and Hussien’s wedding at the 5-star Pine Cliffs Resort Portugal was always going to be special. The hotel itself, with it’s cliff-top location, overlooks Portugal’s Praia da Falésia beach. This luxury wedding venue boasts 11 restaurants…

Laura & Sam’s Wedding

Laura and Sam’s civil ceremony and wedding breakfast was held in a beautiful, historic Georgian house which forms part of the Holiday Inn, Milton Keynes. Located in rural Newport Pagnell, yet just off the M1, this is an ideal destination for those guests who are…

Gabriele & Snejina’s Wedding

From the first time I met Gabriele and Snejina, I felt the warmth from both of them. It was plain to see they both felt passionately about photography and wanted to book the right photographer for their Four Seasons, Hampshire wedding. It was clear to…

Sam & Anthony’s Wedding

Sam and Anthony’s early March wedding was staged in stunning Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire – a castle dating back to the 11th century and the third oldest, continuously occupied, castle in England. The day before their wedding there were a few concerns due to a ‘heavy…

Bhabana & Dale’s Wedding

Milton Hill House is an elegant venue in Oxfordshire that seamlessly blends a graceful Georgian manor house with modern amenities and is well known in the county for staging beautiful weddings. Set in 22 acres of parkland, this was the stunning location chosen by Bhabana and Dale for…

Shaun & Helen’s Wedding

It was a privilege to be able to photograph such an elegant and charming Oxfordshire wedding. Tucked away in a beautiful countryside setting, this lovely couple chose to tie the knot in a picturesque church ceremony in front of friends and family on a beautiful…

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