Stephie & Mark's Wedding: From Church to Nightclub

November 19, 2017  •  1 Comment
It's not often I start the day in church and end it in a nightclub (more just the latter) but this was the case for Bristol's Basement 45 owner Mark Davies and wife Stephie. When we met at Clifton Suspension Bridge for their engagement shoot and spent some time together I saw that they were a really fun, easy going couple and so relaxed with each o...
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My portraiture masterclass with Lord Patrick Lichfield

October 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
There's only a select few photographers who are famous enough to be household names and Lord Lichfield was one of them. He was part of the Royal Family (his mother was a niece of the Queen Mother) and famously photographed Charles and Diana's wedding, as well as the official photos for the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002. I met him in 2005, just wee...
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Rachael & Shane's Wellington Barn Wedding

September 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A Hidden Gem When driving to meet Rach & Shane at Wellington Barn for the first time I was struck by the rolling landscapes surrounding it and knew this would make for a spectacular backdrop to their special day. The barn itself is nestled in the lush green hills and countryside of Wiltshere and completely isolated from any noisy traffic or busy c...
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Harvard Business School reunion

September 14, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I was asked to photograph a Harvard Business School reunion over a 3 day period at various locations and capture the atmosphere of the event. It was hosted by Anthony Fry who is the former Chief Executive of the Premier League and was attended by business leaders from around the world. The first event was last Thursday (7th Sept) at St Cyriac's...
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Birthday celebrations at Tracy Park Hotel, Bath

June 29, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
On Saturday I went to Tracy Park Hotel in Wick just outside of Bath to photograph a 50th birthday celebration after being recommended by the hotel. It was a black tie event and everyone was definitely looking good for this special occasion. Sarah, the birthday girl, looked amazing, confidently wearing her elegant blue dress and silver heels and cer...
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Crumbs Awards Launch Party at Sub 13, Bath - June 2017

June 29, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I was invited in by local leading food magazine, Crumbs, to photograph their Awards Launch Party at Sub 13 in Bath. Lots of local businesses were there to mingle, do some networking, enjoy some tasty food and find out more about how to enter their business for the awards. It was good to see the familiar face of Holly Stevens with Kayleigh Hall rep...
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Caroline & Dave's intimate wedding at the Michelin-starred Bath Priory Hotel

June 24, 2017  •  2 Comments
Weddings come in all different shapes, sizes, themes and venues and with Caroline & Dave's it was a small, intimate affair for 10 people at a new venue I'd not covered before (but always wanted to) - The Bath Priory Hotel in Weston, Bath. It's a gorgeous venue a stone's throw from Royal Victoria Park but with enough seclusion for a quiet relaxing t...
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Caroline & Daniel's Wedding, Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

June 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It was good to be back at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel again for Caroline and Daniel's wedding and I was really looking forward to it. They had asked for some fun shots on the day and sent some various images over they'd found on Pinterest for me to recreate so I knew they would be up for a giggle on the day. One of them was the classic 'chased by...
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Abby & Joe's Wedding, Great Tythe Barn, Tetbury

June 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
When I first met Abby & Joe to discuss their wedding plans I was super excited to not only be their photographer but to get the chance to shoot at the Great Tythe Barn in Tetbury. It's like it was made for weddings with it's converted barn and balcony, various gardens and gazebos, and quaint little cottages surrounding them. Abby & Joe were gett...
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Family photo shoot at Victoria Park in Bath

April 09, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Now that the sun has finally coming out I'm starting to do more shoots at my favourite hot spots around Bath and last week we were at the Botanical Gardens in Victoria Park and bathed in gorgeous sunshine. The Botanical Gardens have so many great features, besides the vast range of flowers, like small bridges, a totem pole, trickling streams, wind...
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1920's Jazz Age Fashion Launch 2017 at the American Museum

March 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
My recent adventures took me to the American Museum last week to provide event photography for the launch of the 1920's Jazz Age Fashion & Photographs which is on display there until 29th October 2017. I always love photographing there as it's such a beautiful venue overlooking the valleys of Bath and the staff are so friendly. Lots of glamorous d...
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The Wedding Secret

March 09, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Exciting news - I have now partnered with The Wedding Secret, one of the biggest and best wedding directories in the country. It is completely free for you to use and has hundreds of excellent suppliers in your area covering all the things you'll need for your wedding - cakes, cars, dresses, suits, videographers, photographers and more. Think of it...
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How to Avoid Your Groom Looking like Donald Trump!

March 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
So this guy is in the news a lot lately and for all the wrong reasons. As he is so cartoonishly weird in his appearance and behaviour, the last thing you or your wedding guests want to be thinking about your groom is 'He's a bit....Trumpy!' So, ladies and gentlemen, here's a few tips on how to act, dress and what to not say to avoid those unw...
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How to Choose an Awesome Wedding Photographer!

February 21, 2017  •  2 Comments
So you've just got engaged, have a wedding date set and are now working your way through the daunting task of planning this MAMMOTH event, right? Normally after booking the venue and registrar the next big thing to book is your photographer and I'm here to tell you how to get the right one for you. Having got married myself last year I know what y...
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Awards Evening with NewVoiceMedia at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

February 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
On Tuesday I was asked to attend the Sales Kick Off for NewVoiceMedia at the illustrious Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel to photograph the evening. It was a huge event attended by 150+ people and the whole hotel had been exclusively hired with this as the final night. After dinner had finished Chief Revenue Officer, Scott Sampson, started the evening o...
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