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Cosmeston Lakes Engagement Session – Maisie & Matt

27 October 2020
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We had such a beautiful autumnal Cosmeston Lakes engagement session in the middle of October. I heard from Maisie soon after her and Matt got engaged! Matt popped the question at Margam Country Park as they were surrounded by wild deer- how romantic! You don’t have to have already booked your wedding photography with me…

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Amy, Ross, Harry & Nancy – Family Session

23 October 2020

Amy and Ross initially booked me for their wedding day. Unfortunately COVID-19 forced them to postpone their date by a year! They decided that it was now or never to make their big relocation to Cornwall whilst their little ones are still young. They cancelled their Welsh wedding and have plans to settle into Cornwall…

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The Rifles Museum Salisbury- Mr & Mrs Eveleigh

22 October 2020
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⁠Rifles Museum Salisbury Graham and Caroline had their wedding at The Rifles Museum Salisbury on a sunny Thursday in October. They planned their wedding in just a few months because they couldn’t wait to get married, pandemic or no pandemic! When I asked them how they found planning in such a short space of time…

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Penallta House Micro Wedding – Mr & Mrs Bateman

17 October 2020
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Postponements and planning Laura and Josh eventually ended up with a beautiful, autumnal Penallta House micro wedding. But they had such a rollercoaster of a time planning this wedding. Originally, they had planned a beautiful big celebration at St Pierre in Chepstow for September 2020. Unfortunately, Coronavirus had other ideas and they had to rethink…

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Abergavenny Engagement Session – Sarah, Kieran & Merlin

11 October 2020

Sarah and Kieran brought along their gorgeous dog Merlin to their Abergavenny engagement session. We chose Linda Vista Gardens as it’s dog friendly and it was also within the county that they live! At the time of this session Wales was in lockdown which meant you couldn’t leave your county unless it was for work.…

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Micro Church Wedding -Mr & Mrs Holbrow

10 October 2020
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Mr & Mrs Holbrow certainly had difficulty securing a date for their micro church wedding. Lexie and Mark had originally planned to tie the knot in August 2020 but coronavirus had other plans for them! They moved their wedding to April 2021 and decided they still wanted to have their wedding ceremony this year! Everything…

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Extended Family Photography Session – Cheryl’s Birthday!

01 October 2020

Tony got in touch with me to ask me if I would capture an extended family photography session. It was a complete suprise for his mums 60th birthday! I first met Tony when we planned his proposal to his now-fiancee, Rosie! You can check out their proposal photos here. Since then they’ve booked me for…

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Linda Vista Gardens Engagement Session – Paige & Carl

28 September 2020
Linda Vista Gardens Engagement

Oh my goodness what a beautiful Linda Vista Gardens Engagement Session Paige and Carl had. I met them just before sunset on one sunny September Sunday evening. Linda Vista Gardens is a public park in Abergavenny. I stumbled upon it whilst exploring our local area during the lockdown. At the time, I said that it…

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The Complete Wedding Planning Checklist You Didn’t Know You Needed

28 September 2020
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I’ve created a simple 12 month wedding planning checklist to help you plan your dream wedding! By asking expert wedding suppliers how much time they need to get things organised I’ve created an easy, step-by-step wedding planning timeline of all the main things you need to do! The Complete Wedding Planning Checklist You Didn’t Know…

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Newport Registry Office Wedding – Mr & Mrs Stewart

04 September 2020
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Susan and Jordan had planned a small Newport Registry Office wedding celebration this year and taken advantage of the fact that everything was available due to lots of postponements due to the virus. “We met at university on a Masters course about 10 years ago. It was love at first sight for the groom-to-be but…

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Anniversary Session – Ashleigh and Lucie

31 August 2020

I was over the moon when Ashleigh and Lucie booked me for their anniversary session! They wanted to support my business during this tough year as well as celebrate their anniversary too. It was the perfect opportunity! They tied the knot at their stunning autumn wedding at Tithe Barn in Hampshire two whole years ago!…

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Rhinefield Ornamental Drive Engagement Session – Harriet & Ryan

30 August 2020

Harriet and Ryan had a beautiful Rhinefield Ornamental Drive engagement session one sunny evening in August. Initially, we had plans to go to a lavender farm but unfortunately, those plans fell through. They initially chose a lavender farm for their engagement session location because they got engaged in Croatia. The national shrub of Croatia is…

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