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Micro Wedding at The Manor Crickhowell – Mr & Mrs Forte

27 May 2021
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Angie and Giuseppe had such a beautiful micro wedding at The Manor Crickhowell! It was such a hot, sunny day in May when Angie and Giuseppe tied the knot at Usk Registry office! Due to the pandemic and number restrictions, they couldn’t have their ceremony photographed. But they met me straight after at Linda Vista…

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Solent Hotel and Spa Wedding – Mr & Mrs Evans

22 May 2021
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Jess and Jack had the most wonderful Solent Hotel and Spa wedding. They’ve known each other for years because they went to the same junior school and had mutual friends. But it wasn’t until Jess’s 18th birthday when they got talking. How did he propose? “On my 22nd birthday while I was pregnant with Archie,…

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Glen Yr Afon Micro Wedding – Mr & Mrs Trewartha

10 May 2021
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glen yr afon micro wedding

This Glen Yr Afon micro wedding was so beautiful. With just 7 guests this truly was a micro wedding and the Glen Yr Afon is a perfect venue! Alicia and Adam tied the knot in a beautiful micro ceremony in the library room at Glen Yr Afon. The library is the most beautiful room with…

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Highcliffe Castle Family Shoot – Evans Family

07 May 2021
highcliffe castle family shoot

Jess and Jack had a Highcliffe Castle family shoot because they had planned their engagement shoot at Highcliffe Castle. They decided it would be the perfect time to update their family photos too! They have two adorable boys, Archie and Charlie. The boys were good as gold and loved running around the gardens of Highcliffe…

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Highcliffe Castle Engagement Shoot – Jess & Jack

07 May 2021
highcliffe castle engagement shoot

Jess and Jack met me for their Highcliffe Castle engagement shoot one sunny Friday evening in May. They brought along their two boys to get some family photos first, check those out here! Once the boys went off with some friends, we had the castle grounds to ourselves. We explored the maze garden, the woodlands…

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Ashton Court Engagement Shoot – Bryoni & Ross

05 May 2021
ashton court engagement shoot

This Ashton Court engagement shoot was so beautiful. Despite the mixed weather forecast, the sun shone for Bryoni and Ross almost the entire time! They came down from Cheltenham to Bristol to escape the bad weather and we were so lucky. Ashton Court was nice and quiet and the weather was perfect! We had so…

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How to make wedding group photos easy

04 May 2021
make wedding group photos easy

Do you want your wedding group photos to be easy? Thinking about standing around for hours of photographs on your wedding day may not seem like anything you want you to be doing. But your formal group photographs may just be some of your favourites from the entire day. It could be the one time…

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Spring Blossom Engagement Shoot – Victoria & Rhys

02 May 2021
Spring Blossom Engagement

This was such a beautiful spring blossom engagement shoot! I met Victoria and Rhys in Cardiff one sunny Sunday evening in early May. They wore the perfect outfits for their spring blossom engagement session. Rhys wore a smart pink blazer and Victoria wore a navy blue and pink floral dress. Victoria is also 8 months…

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Why I chose the Canon R6 over the R5

27 April 2021

After writing about why I’m switching to a mirrorless system from my DSLR, I wanted to follow up with which mirrorless camera I chose and why! So this is why I chose the Canon R6 over the R5. I know a lot of people will think I’m crazy for opting to lose 10MP from my…

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Mummy and Me Photoshoot – Sophie and Mila

26 April 2021
mummy and me photoshoot

Having a mummy and me photoshoot is such a brilliant idea. It’s not often that mum gets to be in the photographs and it’s such an amazing time to capture. Your children aren’t young forever and it’s so important to document these moments, especially the ones with you in them too! I met Sophie and…

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Why I’m looking to switch from a DSLR to a mirrorless system

26 April 2021
switch from dslr to mirrorless

Why I’m looking to switch from a DSLR to a mirrorless system Why I’m looking to switch from DSLR to mirrorless system. I’m sure if you’ve been involved in any photography discussion in the last year or so, you’ll have heard people discussing mirrorless cameras! They seem to be taking over the photography market at such a…

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Bowood House Engagement Shoot – Lisa & Stuart

17 April 2021
bowood house engagement shoot

We had the best time at this Bowood House Engagement Shoot! On April 17th, Stuart and Lisa planned to tie the knot at their wedding venue, Tortworth Court. But since covid had other plans for their wedding day celebrations they postponed it to the beginning of August this year. This meant that April 17th was…

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