Mapperton Gardens, Dorset: Paula & Tim’s midsummer wedding

Mapperton Gardens, Dorset: Paula & Tim’s midsummer wedding

Midsummer’s Day is a really romantic date for a wedding, and this year it was about as perfect as it could be, with glorious sunshine all day long and the most spectacular sunset.  Paula and Tim chose to get married at Mapperton Gardens, the beautiful home of the Earl and Countess of Sandwich.  The gardens…

Daisy & Sally’s Cornish farm wedding: feasting, wellies and a bucket load of emotion

Daisy & Sally’s Cornish farm wedding: feasting, wellies and a bucket load of emotion

Here is a bit of a visual and emotional treat.  Daisy and Sally’s wedding was last October and it truly was one of my favourite days ever.  Not only was the styling and attention to detail absolutely beautiful, and the Cornish farm / converted barn setting just perfect, but the amount of emotion flowing through…

River Cottage weddings: Lucy and Scott’s wonderful day

River Cottage weddings: Lucy and Scott’s wonderful day

Last September, I had the pleasure of being the wedding photographer for Lucy and Scott’s celebrations at the famous River Cottage HQ in Devon.  I loved photographing Lucy and Scott’s wedding.  Loved it!  They were the loveliest couple to get to know, and everything about their day was just gorgeous.  Even the rain didn’t dampen…

Thank you 2013, you have been extraordinary
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Thank you 2013, you have been extraordinary

2013 has been an utterly amazing year. I have spent some time this week just looking back through the different weddings, family photographs, engagement sessions and other shoots that I have carried out in the past twelve months, and I am left feeling more than a little humbled by all of it.  I still find…

Somerset tipi wedding: cider, apple blossom and celebrations

Somerset tipi wedding: cider, apple blossom and celebrations

  Earlier this year, Phaedra and George got married in Somerset, with a wonderful tipi reception in the apple orchards at Perry’s Cider, near Illminster.  It was the most extraordinarily pretty wedding to photograph, with the tipis filled with beautiful decorations, lanterns and fairy lights, and the orchard location lifting everything to a sublime level…

A North Devon wedding at Tunnels Beaches, Ilfracombe: Hannah & Marek

A North Devon wedding at Tunnels Beaches, Ilfracombe: Hannah & Marek

    “Thank you sooo much!!!  We absolutely love the pictures.  I’m so glad that we found you!”   On a showery day in August 2012, Hannah and Marek celebrated their wedding in Ilfracombe, North Devon.  Tunnels Beaches is a particularly gorgeous spot to get married, with a private beach attached to the venue, the…

2012 weddings and families… thank you all for sharing your incredible year with me!
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2012 weddings and families… thank you all for sharing your incredible year with me!

I don’t know quite where to start with this.  I get really quite emotional when I think about all the people I have had the privilege of photographing this year.  All the brides and grooms who have asked me to take on the huge job of recording their wedding day for them.  Of capturing all…