VIRTUAL STUDIO LAUNCH - PART 1: LOOKING OUT OVER THE SEA
I’m writing this newsletter on a Thursday. I’ve been in my studio for exactly four days and I feel like I’m in a good position to describe the ‘moving in’ experience. I've sat here each morning and had coffee on my sofa, strategically placed just under the window. Outside of the window has looked pretty much the same every morning - there appears to be a heavy blue/grey line of cloud over the horizon. Its a really fla
HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT WEDDING PHOTOS? The morning of the wedding. Your photographer arrives at your house for prep photos. How do you feel about having your wedding photos taken? Have you discussed this with them or even thought about it yourself? Do you feel self assured? Confident?
Maybe not. More like nervous and embarrassed. That is, if you are like most people.
Irrelevant of looks, most people become anxious in front of a camera. The reason for this is vulnerability
On the 15th and 16th September I had the opportunity to photograph Randy Fenoli's one off visit to the UK at New Hall, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. The event was organised by The Wedding Bells of Four Oaks and I had the pleasure of working with Nicola from Daffodil Waves Photography, documenting his talk with both brides and other wedding industry professionals.
Randy's TV programme 'Say Yes to The Dress' is huge in the States and currently airs on Sky's TLC over here. It
Sarah and Chris' intimate wedding took place in the beautiful Slaughters Country Inn over in the Cotswolds. Theirs was one of the most emotional ceremonies I have ever had the pleasure to witness. I managed to hold back my tears for the ceremony (a few escaped) and had a lovely time with their close family and friends enjoying the afternoon sunshine in the hotel grounds. Sarah's beautiful dress was made by Annasul-Y from Grafton Manor Bridal and the delicious nude cake was cr
What a beautiful wedding. Love and friendship at every corner. Laughter, tears, celebration and style pouring out at the Birmingham REP. Being such an international affair, the selection of friends and family each bought not only a selection of languages, but also the gift of love from around the world - what an amazing mix. When we initially met to discuss wedding photos, the couple just wanted candid photos. No posing, just lots of happines and joy. I knew we would be a goo