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Bridesmaid Dress Inspiration

24 June 2021

Bridesmaid dress inspiration … is plentiful on the internet but I wanted to showcase the bridesmaids in the REAL weddings I’ve photographed! I’ve been fortunate enough to photograph every possible option of bridesmaid dresses at weddings and I would love to share these with you for your bridesmaid dress inspiration! Styles of bridesmaid dresses 100%…

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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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What to wear to your engagement shoot!

02 April 2021

What to wear to your engagement shoot? I love engagement sessions. They’re so much fun because they provide us with the freedom to take our time with your photos. This means you’ll get used to the camera without the time pressures of the wedding day. Engagement shoots also give us a chance to get to…

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How to get the best wedding sparkler photos

15 March 2021

Wedding sparkler photos are so beautiful. Invest in some sparklers for some evening wedding reception fun! I love wedding sparkler photos. It’s the perfect way to inject something different into your evening party. From a photographers viewpoint, you want to do this at dusk. When the sky is a deep blue but not black. I…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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5 Best South Wales Engagement Session Locations

20 July 2020
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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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