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Orton Hall, Peterborough

Most weddings feature some forms of superstitions. So when I received an email from Caroline and Gareth asking me to photograph their wedding on Friday 13th, I was a little surprised. Thankfully they're not the superstitious type - nor am I for that matter - and it proved to be a brilliant day. They tied the knot at Orton Hall Hotel, one of the premier[...]

St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham

When Emma and Aaron told their parents that they would be having their wedding reception in a factory warehouse, the reaction - as you can imagine - was quite muted. But then, if someone is brave enough to take on such an unusual venue for their wedding reception, you know that they would have a strong vision to carry it off. And boy, did Emma and Aaron d[...]

Aldridge, West Midlands

It often seems that things happen to work out just right. Rain had been forecast for Clare and Richard's wedding day, but thankfully it held off until after all the outdoor shots had been taken. Just minutes after posing for the full group shot, everyone headed indoors and then the heavens opened. Torrential rain continued to pour down for the rest of [...]

Old Leake, Boston

Now this is a wedding I won't forget in a hurry - and thankfully for all the right reasons. Never before have I photographed group shots that incorporated a life-size cut-out of Dr Who's tardis. Never before have I known a bride to hop on to a zip wire on her wedding day. And never before have I heard the word "Pooh" spoken out loud inside a church so man[...]

A family farm wedding, Peterborough

Weddings are all about the joining of families, but Kelly and Sam's big day really did centre around those who are nearest and dearest to them. The reception was held on Sam's parents' farm where he spent his childhood, and the ceremony was just a stone's throw away from the house. There was also a really touching moment during the evening where, inste[...]

Why photography should be a priority when planning your wedding

You may not be surprised to see a headline such as this on a photographer’s website. Just in the same way that a seamstress will tell you that a wedding is “all about the dress” or a florist will argue that good flowers can make or break a wedding. I’d never say that photography is the No.1 most important thing at a wedding, because that’s simply not true[...]