Marquee weddings are my absolute favourites and this Oxford marquee wedding shows exactly why. It is absolutely beautifully styled and so personally, many of the flowers were grown in the parents garden where the wedding was held, the beautiful ceramic coasters were made by the brides mother, the photos and table plan were photos from this globe trotting couple, the bar was homemade as was the sloe gin, the list is endless and you can see the beautiful results here. This is w
Stokes Farm Barn in Berkshire is a brand new venue for me - it is a stunning barn with attached marquee which has been converted for the use of weddings. It is full of stunning oak beams, wooden floors, ducks swim in the pond and ponies roam in the fields. Elissa and Pete had a stunning wedding day, starting with Elissa getting ready at a nearby hotel and Pete at his parents house - both had a wonderfully laid back and relaxed morning before heading over to Stokes Farm Barn.
I love a winter wedding - which may surprise you as my photography is naturally very light filled . However I think this is exactly WHY I love a winter wedding so much. Here are the main reasons why and some of my top tips for getting the most out of a winter wedding The light is soft all day You don't get that tricky very harsh midday light that you can get on a scorching summers day. In that situation I am constantly looking for nice open shade to prevent getting lots of ha
I love my mini shoots. Every year I try to do about 3 of them where I will shoot around 10 families in one day in a gorgeous location - I've done all sorts, golden hour in wheat fields, mothers day afternoon teas, Autumn walks in woodlands. The difference between a mini shoot and a normal family shoot is that a mini shoot is much shorter and hence cheaper than a full family shoot. They generally last between 20 and 30 minutes which prevents children getting too bored or grouc