Category Archives: Thoughts and Rambles

Why I Love This Picture

I was listening to a podcast the other day about a sportsman who said that the more he practiced the luckier he became. I have to admit, the picture above is partly down to luck. However, the art and skill is stacking the odds on your favour so I am more than happy to take…

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Pictures in Pictures……

Pictures in pictures………What on earth do I mean by that? Well, I derive a great deal of enjoyment by finding interesting juxtapositions of events in one frame….does that make me a bit of a geek? Well, probably maybe, but for the viewer as well it can really help to add interest, provide context for an…

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Signing the Register // Deborah and Andrew

“We have been going through our wedding pictures and they are amazing.  They really capture the mood of the day perfectly – a fun day filled with love, laughter, families and friends!  Family and friends have loved looking through the pictures.  Thank you!!” – Deborah and Andrew Signing the registar always seems to me to…

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Shooting the Family – Pain Free Group Photographs!

Are you maybe slightly dreading the formal or group photographs at your wedding? They can actually be fun and, with a bit of forethought and planning, can be quick and relatively painless to achieve!

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Twelve First Kisses

It happens at fairly much every single wedding….the couple say their vows and exchange rings and then, with great gravity, the officiant grants them the permission they have been desperately waiting for and proclaims ” You may now kiss the bride!” Erm, well, thank you! What a funny old tradition it is that assumes that…

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Do You Need to Feed Your Wedding Photographer?

Ever wondered if you should feed your wedding photographer at your wedding? What is expected or the correct etiquette? Is it OK for wedding photographers to eat in public and is it really acceptable for wedding photographers to have to eat on the floor in corridors or to wash up cutlery after wedding guests? The answer to these and many other pressing food and wedding related questions are here!

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Can You Photoshop That?

Can you photoshop that? It’s a question I’m asked all the time and I think it’s very much a case of thinking about whether you should Photoshop or not. For me, it’s a moral and ethical dilemma and there’s not always an easy answer……

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Dear Nervous Bride

“Dear Nervous Bride I just wanted to drop you a line to hopefully offer some reassurance and to say that I completely understand. You really aren’t alone and I’ve photographed literally hundreds of brides who have all been concerned about what they are going to look like in their pictures, being the centre of attention…

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Wedding Album Assembly

Have you ever wondered just what goes into assembling a hand made wedding album? Well here’s your chance to find out in my version of “slow TV” – a distillation of a day’s wedding album assembly into a slow paced hour of video with dubious production values and much waffling and repetition on my part. Whatever you do, just don’t sit there for the whole hour and watch all of it!

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