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The worst mistakes you’ll make at your evening wedding reception

17 February 2021
getting the most out of your evening wedding reception photos

Your evening wedding reception photos is not something that gets talked about all too much. If you’ve chosen me as your photographer, you’ll know I like to stay after the first dance to get those brilliant party shots! But there’s more to your evening wedding reception that just the dancing. Here are my top tips…


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

28 September 2020
wedding planning checklist

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…


Top 5 reasons to have a Micro Wedding!

30 August 2020
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reasons to have a micro wedding

5 reasons to have a Micro Wedding What are the reasons to have a Micro Wedding? The Coronavirus pandemic has forced couples all over the world to cancel and postpone their 2020 wedding plans. It’s an absolutely heartbreaking situation for everyone involved. You’ve been planning your wedding for many months, even years and you have…


5 Best South Wales Engagement Session Locations

20 July 2020
south wales engagement session locations

My 5 Favourite South Wales Engagement Session Locations I can’t wait to share my 5 best South Wales Engagement Session Locations with you! Engagement sessions are so much fun and a brilliant way to feel comfortable around the camera before your wedding day comes around. I know you’re thinking, but we’re so awkward in front…


Try Not to Cry When You See These 10 Father Daughter First Look Photos

10 July 2020

Father Daughter First Look Photos Having a first look with your dad or any father figure in your life is definitely one of the most emotional parts of a wedding day. This is the first time he will see you in your dress. He hasn’t spent the morning getting ready with you. But he comes…


My Top 5 Wedding Venues in South Wales

25 June 2020
Best wedding venues cardiff

Wedding Venues in South Wales & Cardiff Woohoo! You just got engaged! You’re probably starting to think about wedding venues but you must have lots of questions. What are the best wedding venues in South Wales? Which are the top wedding venues in Cardiff? Cardiff and South Wales as a whole have so many wonderful…


6 reasons to have an unplugged wedding ceremony

18 June 2020
6 reasons to have an unplugged wedding ceremony

An unplugged wedding ceremony means that you ask all your guests to put technology away for the duration of your ceremony so that they are present and watch you get married with their eyes.  There are plenty of reasons to have an unplugged ceremony. If you have a professional photographer they will capture every moment…


How to get the most out of your bridal preparation photos

15 June 2020
bride prep photography tips

Bridal preparation is one of my favourite parts of the day to take photos. There’s laughter, love and nerves and it all makes for brilliant photos. It also gives you and your girls a chance to get to know me even more and feel relaxed around me and the camera for the rest of the…


How to get great golden hour sunset wedding photos

02 May 2020
How to get golden hour sunset wedding photos tips

Golden hour sunset photos are a must-have on your wedding day! The light is pure magic! It’s absolutely perfect for your wedding photos! For those who know me, you’ll know I LOVE golden hour. It’s my jam, so much so that my brides have even dubbed me as ‘The Queen of Sunsets!’ If you’re looking…


Why you should invest in a wedding album

08 April 2020

“Fine-Art Wedding Albums: Because your grandkids won’t be on Facebook” Natasha Ford – Honeydew Moments As soon as I started capturing weddings back in 2016, I knew I wanted to be offering albums to my couples. Photographs are made to be printed not filed away on a computer never to be seen again. I use…


Rain on your wedding day and how to deal with it!

16 February 2020

Rain on your wedding day can cause panic to set in. You’ve spent months, maybe years planning this day. You wake up on the morning of your wedding day, look out the window and are greeted with torrential downpours! What do you do!? The best advice I can give you is don’t panic! I know…


4 Things We’ve Learned From Winter Weddings

31 January 2020

Winter Weddings! Winter weddings are becoming a lot more popular, with venues offering winter wedding deals to keep busy all year around. Winter weddings are super special, cosy log fires, twinkling lights, candles, it’s a very romantic time of year. It is also an awesome time of year for photographers. The sunsets in winter are…