Mature bride and groom dancing the first dance

Winchmore Hill Wedding – Pat + Brent

This was such a lovely wedding. Pat and Brent are a mature couple who have both been married before.  They tied the knot a second time at the picturesque Enfield Registry Office, and celebrated with a big garden party at their home in Winchmore Hill.  They had originally planned for a small and casual barbecue but…

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Father of the bride and wedding dress

A Favourite in Focus – Dad and the Wedding Dress

This picture is a favourite of mine.  The light is gorgeous and I love the contrast between the father of the bride in black and the stunning lacy white dress. But not only that, it shows beautifully, how I as a documentary wedding photographer, like to capture details. Details are part of the story of…

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Bride and groom walking down the aisle at Our Lady of Lourdes and St Michaels church in Uxbridge

Kings Chapel Wedding, Amersham

Laura and Stephen are both Irish musicians.  Laura plays the violin and Stephen plays the Bodhran (Irish drum). They met on Laura’s 21st birthday playing an Irish music session at the Herschel Arms pub. So it is no surprise that Irish music (and pubs) played a big part in Laura and Stephen’s wedding. Laura and…

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Little girl hiding under table during Asia House wedding

A Favourite in Focus – Hide and Seek

I love photographing children at weddings.  They are usually the ones that totally ignore my camera and carry on with whatever fun thing they are up to.  It’s any documentary wedding photographer’s dream. I took this photograph during Emma + Greg’s wedding at the gorgeous Asia House.  It was a very small wedding ceremony with…

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Bride, groom and daughter at outdoor wedding ceremony at Ridge Farm

Ridge Farm Wedding

This was my second Ridge Farm wedding this summer.  In June, I photographed Katie and Matt’s Humanist wedding at this wonderful venue.  A few weeks later, I was lucky enough to return to this lovely spot in Surrey for Lyndsey and Sam’s amazing wedding.  Ridge Farm has it all – beautiful rustic buildings, stunning gardens,…

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How to keep wedding group shots stress free

Whilst my work is all about capturing candid and natural moments, most couples want some of the classic wedding group shots, even if it is just to keep Mum and Dad happy.  It is not often that the whole family is in one place and a group shot can add to the record of the day. The…

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Signing the register at Jewish marquee wedding

A Favourite in Focus – Connection

As a documentary wedding photographer,  I always look for moments of connection. Weddings are emotional days filled with love, laughter and tears.  Couples are usually surrounded by the people they love most in the world. There are lots of opportunities to capture some wonderful interactions – no posing required. It’s about observation and anticipation and…

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Farringdon Wedding – Ana + Jon

Ana and Jon found me through a local Mums group on Facebook.  They live just around the corner from me in Bounds Green and have two children, Austin and Elin, who are of similar age to my little one. Ana is originally from Spain. Jon and Ana met 18 years ago when Ana first came…

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Couple portraits at Ham House wedding

Ham House Wedding

It is such a pleasure to share Em and Neil’s beautiful Ham House wedding with you. Em and Neil got married in their (very) local church in Ealing – they literally live opposite. Em got ready at home.  This was great for me as I could go back and forth from the flat to the…

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Boy and girl during group portraits at wedding at the Hoxton

A Favourite in Focus – The Moment Before

Every few weeks, I like to look at one of my favourite photographs in a bit more detail. As a documentary wedding photographer, I mainly take candid photographs.  However, most couples also want a few classic group portraits to be a part of their wedding coverage.  Even if it just for grandma to keep on…

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