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Belle Vue Park Couple Session – Marie & Rob

08 June 2021

I met Marie and Rob at their Belle Vue Park couple session in Newport one sunny evening. They had been gifted a couple session by Marie’s daughter, Alys. I photographed Alys’s wedding to Leon in August in Cardiff, see it here. Marie and Rob tied the knot around 7 years ago but unfortunately an issue…


Bath Botanical Gardens Engagement Shoot – Hanna & Haydn

01 June 2021
bath botanical gardens engagement shoot

I met Hanna and Haydn for their Bath Botanical Gardens Engagement Shoot one sunny evening at the start of June. We’d previously had to rearrange this session 3 times. But it turned out all for the best as the weather was perfect! Hanna and Haydn met when Hanna was just 17 through mutual friends and…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Post Wedding Photoshoot – Lexie & Mark

10 April 2021
post wedding photoshoot

This was such a gorgreous post wedding photoshoot! A post wedding photoshoot is when you get back in your wedding outfits to take some more couple portraits in a more relaxed environment! It was such a brilliant idea and it gave Lexie and Mark more photographs in a different season, plus photos with their cockapoo…


Winter Engagement Shoot – Abbey & Calum

21 November 2020

This was such a beautiful winter engagement shoot in Belle Vue Park in Newport. Engagement Shoots are such a great way to get used to the camera!


Casey, Nick & Their Dog Ted- Forest of Dean Engagement Shoot

31 October 2020
Couple and their corgi dog in autumn at their forest of dean engagement shoot

This was such a gorgeous Forest of Dean engagement shoot with Casey and Nick. How they met: “Surprisingly enough on Tinder of all places! We met after messaging for a few days in March 2016 and instantly hit it off. I practically moved in for 2 weeks in the April! We have been inseparable since!”…


Cosmeston Lakes Engagement Session – Maisie & Matt

27 October 2020
cosmeston lakes engagement

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…


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.…


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…