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  • Hello!

    Welcome to my blog about all things in my photography bubble, plus the odd bit about who this 'girl behind the camera is'...

    I'm an international fine art wedding & lifestyle photographer, based in the Midlands.
    I have a massive passion for photographing you & your memories in the most sensitive way possible. I capture true moments on location, by creating a fun experience & keeping 'natural memories' in mind... I love to hear your thoughts so feel free to drop me a line :)

{Family} Sam, Tim & Imogen

For this shoot, we headed to Skenfrith, near Monmouth, and explored the castle and sandy river beaches along the River Monnow. It’s one of mine and my husband’s favourite places in the area to chill out at, so I was very excited to do a shoot there, especially for these three! Tim is one of my oldest friends from school, so to be doing this family shoot for him, his lovely wife, and their gorrrrgeous little girl was pretty special 🙂

{Married} Mel & Tom

Four years ago I met a couple, Mel & Tom, at one of my oldest friend’s wedding in Devon. Three years ago they booked me for their wedding, giving Mel time to finish her Doctorate! I was over the moon – they are such a lovely couple and we have become good friends over the years 🙂 But I cannot believe where those years have gone… and all that planning paid off. On Saturday 1st July, Mel & Tom were finally married, and WOW what a wedding!

Mel got ready for her day at Mount Folly Farm in Bigbury-on-Sea, with the most amazing views across Bantham to Burgh Island. I could have spent hours watching the day pass over those views.

A little bus ride later with all the ceremony guests, we arrived in the amazingly quirky Glazebrook House – with drums on the wall, aeroplanes in the toilets, and magnifying glasses that look into images of Alice in Wonderland inside the walls, it was an absolute treasure trove! Again, I wanted a good few hours mooching over it all to find what else was hidden there. Very very cool!

Mel’s brother walked her down the aisle and gave her away to Tom. There were tears, laughter and silliness – it was beautiful!!

After canapés and mingling, most of us were back on the buses experiencing the Devonshire roads to the fullest (I have a new found respect for those who learn to drive there!!). The bride and groom, plus the bridal party and their families arrived at Bigbury Bay for some group photos – I can certainly see why it’s a hot holiday spot in this country, ooof!

After some fun on the beach, we headed back up to Folly Farm where the marquee was ready and waiting for the rest of the day’s festivities. There was a mega BBQ served before the speeches, a ceilidh that got most people off their bums to dance their legs off (a lot of fun!!), which led into the couple’s very lovely first dance (it was clear when we first met that they knew their way about a dance floor!).

Mel and Tom, it was an absolute pleasure capturing these memories for you, thank you so much for having me there as your photographer 🙂

{Engaged} Arabella & Matt

It was so lovely meeting Arabella & Matt today for their pre-wedding shoot, along with their very photogenic little boy Harvey, plus their adorable furry friend, Murphy. I can’t wait to photograph the big day, which is coming around quickly now!

I hope you enjoy these photos 🙂

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{Engaged} Kathy & Tom

Oh my goodness, it’s been a long time since I’ve been on here!! (There is going to be some serious, and much needed updating happening very soon, so watch this space…!)

As some of you are aware, the reason for my recent absence is down to the arrival of our gorgeous (biased, I know!) little family member who was born last summer. Since then, there have been quite a few changes to my business, all of which will begin to roll out from now. The first being, the way I share my shoots with you on here, my blog, rather than on Facebook, in a fairly restrictive montage! I love blogging, so it will help me to get back on track with it too. I was finding it so hard to pick and chose just 7-ish photos to share on Facebook each time. This new idea is really exciting to me, and lots of my clients I have spoken to are excited too! So, here goes the first of hopefully many… 🙂

Today’s blog is about this gorgeous pair: Kathy & Tom, who I met last night (plus their pooches!) at their amazing home near Tenbury Wells. This is only a little sneak peek for now, as they will be having their wedding here in a matter of weeks. But we had to get just a few shots in the bag whilst I was there 😉 After looking around and chatting all things wedding with Kathy, Tom drove us up to the top of a hill that overlooks their home, which is where he proposed to Kathy – a pretty special place!

On our way down, I got them climbing hay bales that I had spied on our way up the hill – there’s something about hay bales that always catches my attention for backdrops & props!

I cannot wait to start shooting your special day you two, I hope you like what you see here so far – there are a few more to come too 😉 Roll on July!!

 

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{Wedding} Rachel & Aaron, Somerford Hall

Rachel used to live around the corner from me when were were little – she was my Brownie buddy, Girl Guide buddy & sledging buddy to name a few! So to be asked if I could photograph her wedding at the incredible Somerford Hall all these years later, was a real honour!

Rachel & Aaron’s wedding day was filled with love and laughter within the Palladian mansion and it’s grounds. From great elegance and lots of joyful children, to funky bridal shoes, rubber ducks and football anthems sung with gusto, their day was a perfect reflection of their awesome personalities 🙂

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