Peace and love and Nick and Haley

So, the first rights to publish Nick and Haley’s photographs became part of a fierce competition between the wedding blogs! More details on who snapped them up soon, but I couldn’t resist giving you a taste of their wedding with this blissful image, which I think is a metaphor for peace and the wonderful journey […]

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Fastest pre-wedding shoot in the north!

So, normally an engagement shoot can take up to four hours and a pre-wedding shoot takes about an hour. But what with one thing and another – wedding planning and creating the music album 30000 Days and looking after Nick’s gorgeous daughter Ruby – Nick and Haley ran out of time for this one. And […]

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Joanna and Jason 2012

Two things strike me above all about Jason and Joanna: One, they are the most delightful people to work with I have ever encountered, and two they are the most hospitable. They also, as I found out by accident, make the best gin and tonics in the world! What a team! I’m also slightly in […]

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Runaway Bride – a post wedding photo shoot

Here are some images from a fun little cherish the dress shoot that I did with Francesca Battisti Jones the day after her wedding. (You can read about her spectacular wedding to Ross Jones the day before here http://english-wedding-showcase.com/2012/01/06/the-roman-holiday-wedding/¬†)The idea was to escape off around Rome for a few hours and relive¬†the joy of wearing […]

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Nathalie and Frederik

I must admit I’m a bit in awe of this brilliant family and their two lovely kids. Nathalie and Frederik have clearly created such a happy environment for their family and I love their magical secret garden tucked away in Highgate amongst the trees. Is it just me or are French children better behaved than […]

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Album Love now Value Added! Thanks Truprint!

A loud cheer goes out tonight to Truprint for fighting hmrc and forcing them to take the VAT off photographic books. This means that I will be able to offer my books at an even better price to clients and is truly great news. I am totally passionate about creating books that are artworks, and […]

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Album Love

I’ve just been chatting with photographer Nadine Burzler about what the key trends will be for 2012. My feeling is that paradoxically as digital books get more popular, so will wedding albums. Here’s why.Turning the pages of an actual album is a magical, sensuous experience. It is made even more powerful because it is rarer […]

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the journey of a wedding

The word ‘journey’ keeps recurring today. Here it is courtesy of Washed Out (thanks Goop!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fYnfE5Cycg&list=PLD8396277179F4C6C&feature=plpp_play_allIt strikes me that, like many things in life, a wedding is a journey. Often couples find that their wedding preparations are a journey of self discovery and reawakening. Many people describe to me ‘the journey of finding their wedding […]

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