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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…


My Top 5 Wedding Venues in South Wales

25 June 2020

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

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

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

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…


Question to ask before hiring your wedding photographer!

01 July 2019

Here are some questions to ask before hiring your wedding photographer! After choosing your fiancée/fiancé and your venue, your photographer is probably the next most important decision you’ll make about your wedding day. Your wedding photographs are some of the very few tangible things which last beyond the wedding day. They’re also one of the…


6 Secrets for Planning the Perfect Wedding Timeline

16 May 2019

Planning your wedding timeline can seem like quite a daunting task at the start. You may have only been to a handful of weddings before. You aren’t sure how long things take so it can be tricky to start to create your own wedding day timeline. Fortunately, I’ve been to a lot of weddings. I…


4 Secrets to Nail your Confetti Photos

22 April 2019

4 Secrets to Nail your Confetti Photos I love confetti and I love confetti photos- it’s no secret! I always ask my couples if they’re having it, if they’re providing it and when it’s happening. Its the most fun walking through an aisle of all your closest friends and family as they shower you with…


5 Steps to the Perfect First Kiss

07 March 2019

So many brides I chat to tell me that they’re not one for being in the spot light and often say the part they are most nervous about is walking down the aisle and the first kiss! ‘How do we do it?’ ‘How much is too much?’ ‘I’ll feel so awkward with my nan watching…