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The Batleys – Family Session, Hampshire

29 October 2017

The Batleys When Charlotte asked if she could get her mum, Muma Bat, a family photoshoot for her birthday, I thought it was a great idea! Plus a fab way to meet all the family before Charlotte’s wedding. Charlotte is getting married in May 2018, remember her engagement session at Frensham Pond in Surrey? They opted to…

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Mr & Mrs Lawson- Scottish Wedding- The Long Barn, Hampshire

14 October 2017
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The Long Barn Wedding “The Long Barn is one of the most spacious and exquisite barns in Hampshire. Nestled in the picturesque village of Newton Valence, amidst spectacular rolling countryside, The Long Barn offers breathtaking views from one of the highest points in the South Downs National Park.” The Long Barn is truly a stunning…

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Mr & Mrs Nash- Folly Farm Centre, Bristol

07 October 2017
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Folly Farm Wedding The Venue This gorgeous Folly Farm wedding was at a stunning venue on the outskirts of Bristol. It’s 250 acres of wildflower meadows, ancient woodland and gorgeous scenery all surrounding the 18th century farmhouse. “We chose Folly Farm because on our first visit we drove up the drive way and without seeing…

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John and Mélanie Engagement Session- Pergola Hill Garden, London

23 September 2017

The Hill Gardens and Pergola, London If you find yourself within Pergola Hill Garden you may think you’ve landed on somewhere in the beautiful Italian countryside. But this secret paradise is in fact hidden within central London! Mélanie initially contacted me about photographing her London wedding back in May. As I’m Wales based and Mélanie and John live in…

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Highcliffe Castle & Haven Hotel Wedding, Dorset- Mr & Mrs Holdcroft

16 September 2017
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Highcliffe Castle and Haven Hotel Wedding Louise and Daniel had the most beautiful Highcliffe Castle and Haven Hotel Wedding on the edge of the Dorset coastline. The castle gives up it’s Wintergarden room, full of huge windows and old stone walls, for the most romantic wedding ceremony venue.  The pair met a few years ago…

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Mr & Mrs Williams- Fairways Hotel, Porthcawl, South Wales

09 September 2017
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Fairways Hotel Wedding- Porthcawl South Wales Luka and Russ chose to have a Fairways Hotel wedding on the seafront in Porthcawl. This venue is so special as it has this beautiful orangery conservatory which looks out onto the sea! It was the perfect backdrop for their wedding breakfast and the light it let into the building was a…

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Announcement Shoot!- Amy-Jo & Sean

07 September 2017
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Announcement Shoot! I’ve been in constant contact with Amy-Jo since her gorgeous wedding at Berwick Lodge back in April. When I received an email from her saying she has a ‘little announcement to make to friends and family‘ and would like an announcement shoot to do it, I knew what she meant instantly! We met at Caldicot…

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Bailey Jones- Newborn Photography

31 August 2017

Newborn Photography It’s not often I get to do a newborn session but I absolutely loved it. I was originally contacted by Claire to photograph her wedding day in June 2017. The venue was booked and Dom and Claire were in the midst of wedding planning. But baby Bailey had other ideas! Claire found out…

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Mr & Mrs Redfern- Winchester Royal Military Wedding, Hampshire

26 August 2017
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This Winchester Royal Military Wedding was an absolute pleasure to photograph! Carly and Craig have the best ‘how we met’ story. They initially met online and shortly after Craig was badly injured in Afghanistan. Carly drove all the way up to Grimsby from Winchester to meet him for the first time for what she thought would be…

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Charlotte and Paul- Frensham Pond Engagement Shoot, Surrey

25 August 2017

Frensham Pond Engagement Shoot, Surrey I met again with Charlotte and Paul, this time for their engagement shoot. We’d met previously for them to show me around their stunning wedding venue of Cain Manor in Surrey. This time, we met at Frensham Pond Hotel also in Surrey. The hotel sits right on Frensham Pond– which is…

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Bryngarw House Wedding- A Blessing of Dragons and Unicorns- Mr & Mrs Gourlay

06 August 2017
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Bryngarw House Wedding- A Blessing of Dragons and Unicorns Kayley and Ally met in such a unique way, they first got talking on a travel forum. Ally was working away in Qatar at the time and was based in Scotland when he was back in the UK. So they couldn’t physically meet for a while,…

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Mr & Mrs Bumstead, Winchester Registry Office, New Forest Tipi

22 July 2017
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Winchester Registry Office and New Forest Tipi Wedding Emily and Fletcher met back at Barton Peveril college at a party and have been together ever since! Fletch popped the question after a bike ride (one of his favourite things to do) at Farley Mount in Winchester. It’s such a special place to them now that we…

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