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Abbots Oak Manor wedding

Abbots Oak Manor wedding

I can't believe I haven't blogged about this wedding at Abbots Oak Manor yet! I think this may be one of my favourite micro weddings yet, and the best thing is, it was always meant to be a micro wedding.  Way back when Bethan and Tom booked me they had been planning...

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Fort Henry summer wedding

Fort Henry summer wedding

Sophie and James chose the stunning Fort Henry in Exton for their wedding day this July. I can't believe I have been photographing weddings in Rutland for years now and have never had a wedding here (especially as the one the following weekend was here too!) Fort...

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Bawdon Lodge Wedding

Bawdon Lodge Wedding

I first met Krysia and Alex way back in 2018 at an open day at Bawdon Lodge Farm where they would be getting married. Their 2020 wedding date felt like so long away when they booked but I was so looking forward to their wedding, we hit it off immediately and they just...

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Summer wedding at Richmond Hill

Summer wedding at Richmond Hill

"Will and I are going ahead with our wedding. Not to sound cliche and all, but....we just want to get married to each other now :)" These are words directly from Will and Lorena when we chatted a few months ahead of their intended wedding date. They had already had to...

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Barnsdale Gardens wedding

Barnsdale Gardens wedding

I will be the first to admit it, until lockdown part 1 I had never been to visit Barnsdale Gardens and I am kicking myself now because it is just such a beautiful escape with a huge variety of garden inspiration (not that I am in the slightest bit green-fingered) and...

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Normanton Church micro wedding

Normanton Church micro wedding

One of the things I love most about living in Rutland is the beautiful wedding and wedding reception venues we have right on our doorstep. I always feel a little surge of happiness when a couple contact me to say they are getting married in Normanton Church and this...

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Engagement photoshoot rutland

Engagement photoshoot rutland

You’re nervous about booking your wedding photographer, what if you don’t like them and what if you hate the photos? No problem, book a wedding consultation with me and it includes a 20 minute engagement session, think of it as a ‘try before you buy’

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Becoming a mum in lockdown

Becoming a mum in lockdown

Becoming a mum in lockdown has had its challenges but it has given me so much more time with my little girl and I have been able to photograph her growing. I share some images here from her first year.

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bigger isn’t always better

bigger isn’t always better

I'm sure you won't be surprised to know that my husband came up with the blog post title! Quite catch I think. He isn't wrong though, when it comes to weddings, especially in the current climate, bigger is most certainly not always better. I have spent the past few...

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The wedding cake diaries

The wedding cake diaries

Ever wondered why a wedding cake is more expensive than a cake bought from your local supermarket? I mean it's all just cake right?? Wrong! I almost can't believe It has been this long, but last December I visited Michelle from Love Life Eat Cake based locally here in...

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Irnham Hall Winter Wedding

Irnham Hall Winter Wedding

November saw my last wedding of 2019 at Irnham Hall and wow what a wedding to end the year on! Jamie and Victoria were married in the stunning grounds of Irnham Hall, chosen because of it's relaxed feel, walled gardens and the fact that it is wheelchair accessible - a...

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A blustery wedding at Normanton Church

A blustery wedding at Normanton Church

It was blustery day back in August for Rebecca and David’s wedding at Normanton Church in Rutland.

Rebecca was getting ready at Rutland Water golf Course with her mum and bridesmaids and all was calm when I arrived with prosecco flowing and lots of laughter.

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Ashes Barns Wedding

Ashes Barns Wedding

In this edition of ‘Meet the bride’ Georgia tells us all about her day at the Ashes Barns Wedding venue in Leek. An Idyllic location and a perfect day.

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A Handful of Wedding Planning Tips [Part 2]

A Handful of Wedding Planning Tips [Part 2]

Another Brief Introduction Welcome to the second instalment of the Wedding Planning Tips saga. For those lucky enough not to be aware of Part 1; it happened in blog post far far away; where topics such as Budgets, Guest Lists & Save The Dates were discussed. For...

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The Richmond Hill Hotel & Lovekyn Chapel Wedding of Ash & Ruta

The Richmond Hill Hotel & Lovekyn Chapel Wedding of Ash & Ruta

I First met Ash and Ruta on a Sunny evening in June this year. I knew immediately that theirs was going to be a wedding I would remember. The way they look at each other, and how they naturally are so at ease together, always giggling and making jokes was so wonderful to see and their wedding day was no different. 

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A country wedding at Hambleton Hall

A country wedding at Hambleton Hall

  I can't believe I am only just posting about this wedding now! Back in July I photographed the Wedding of Katie and Andy in the breathtaking setting of Hambleton Hall in Rutland. Hambleton Hall is one of the most beautiful country House Hotels. An old Victorian...

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Koy Labs – My Wedding Album Supplier

Koy Labs – My Wedding Album Supplier

Fact. You cannot take care of every minute of your business yourself. This is why we employ accountants, lawyers and website designers, to take care of their specialisms so you have the time to run your business and excel at your passion.Another Fact. For...

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The Barns at Redcoats

The Barns at Redcoats

Read all about the stunning new venue The Barns at Redcoats located in Hertfordshire. I visited & sipped champagne just for you!

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A Rutland Water Wedding Shoot

A Rutland Water Wedding Shoot

I can not believe it has been almost a year since I photographed this gorgeous Rutland Water Wedding shoot at the Rutland Water golf course in Manton. At the time I had only lived in Rutland for 4 months and wanted to get to know the local are and its wedding community and what better a reason to meet them then setting up a styled wedding shoot.

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How to prepare for your pre wedding shoot

How to prepare for your pre wedding shoot

Deciding what to wear and how to prepare for your pre wedding shoot can often be more stressful than the shoot itself.

Unless of course you have a cheeky little prep post like this one to help you along that is.

Your session will either take place at sunrise or sunset (preferably) so we can get some of that gorgeous golden light. It will last for up to 90 minutes which should give us time for at least two outfit changes.

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A Rutland Water Golf Course wedding

A Rutland Water Golf Course wedding

On the 2nd September Charlotte and Oz (Michael) tied the knot at St Peter’s Church in Empingham followed by a reception at Rutland Water Golf Course in my new home county Rutland. I knew as soon as I met Charlotte and Oz that their wedding would be a...

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Maternity Photography the wonder of twins

Maternity Photography the wonder of twins

I have known Cheryl and Chris for more years than I can remember and I was so so honored when they chose me as their maternity photographer. It has been a long journey for them, 5 years of trying for children and 3 rounds of IVF they were able to finally announce they were pregnant with not one but TWO babies.

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A Tipi Wedding at Bawdon Lodge Farm

With summer on it’s way I think it is high time we look back on this cheeky little Tipi wedding at Bawdon Lodge Farm from last year. This wedding was a turning point for me. It cemented my love of Tipi Weddings (thanks Sami Tipi), It cemented the fact that EVERY wedding should in fact have a dog present and it cemented my new found love for the team at Bawdon Lodge farm #teambawdon.

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A Winter Wedding Checklist

A Winter Wedding Checklist

Winter weddings can be magical, filled with warmth, rich colours, roaring log fires, and if you’re lucky… a sprinkling of snow!

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The Grand Sapphire wedding of Alice and Oomar

The Grand Sapphire wedding of Alice and Oomar

Knew from the moment I first spoke to Alice and Oomar about their wedding at the Grand Sapphire in Croydon that we would get along famously. They are so ridiculously in love, and so cute together. Alice and Oomar bounce off each other in a way that reminds me of...

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From La Plagne to Chidham Church

From La Plagne to Chidham Church

The second instalment of my ‘Meet the Bride’ posts comes from Tessa and Robin who became happily wed in June 2017! Where did you both meet? On our ski season in La Plagne, a resort in France. We were both working in a hotel kitchen, so were working and...

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An Irish Wedding [ Westport Ireland ]

An Irish Wedding [ Westport Ireland ]

If you are anything like me when I was ‘ahem’ planning my wedding (In truth my husband planned it all but that is a different blog all together) you buy the wedding magazines religiously and then jump straight to the ‘real weddings section’.

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The Value of a Second Photographer

The Value of a Second Photographer

Let me guess, you’re thinking: Why, would I spend valuable wedding budget on a Second photographer? Why does this photographer feel that she needs help or even a backup?!

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Bridal Boudoir Sessions

Bridal Boudoir Sessions

I am so excited to once again be offering Bridal Boudoir sessions. I believe that every woman should experience a session like this once in her life [read more]

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Best of 2016 Wedding Photography

Best of 2016 Wedding Photography

It has taken me a while to select my best of 2016 Wedding Photographs this year and I wanted to start by thanking all of my wonderful couples for selecting me as your wedding photographer and allowing me to be part of your big day. I have traveled far and wide this year including a short trip over to Ireland to Photograph Sinead and Adrian’s wedding and wow what a wedding that was.

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Porters Park Wedding of Kate & Richard

Porters Park Wedding of Kate & Richard

Wednesday 28th December saw the wedding of Kate and Richard at Christ Church in Radlett followed by a reception at the Porters Park Golf Club in Radlett where Kate's father is a member. I already knew we were going to have a fantastic day as I had photographed Kate...

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Kate & Richard Black Park Pre Wedding

Kate & Richard Black Park Pre Wedding

On Saturday I woke up bright and early to meet Kate and Richard for their pre wedding photo shoot in Black Park in Slough. Having never been there before Kate and Richard were kind enough to take pity on me and met me at a nearby petrol station so I could follow them...

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Londesborough wedding of Katie & Max

Londesborough wedding of Katie & Max

Katie and Max have been together for 10 years. I met them only once before their wedding at Stoke Newington Town Hall and it was clear to me then how perfect they were for each other. During the speeches Katie's Dad said that you can't imagine Max without Katie or...

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A Hislop Wedding at St Albans & Hitchin

A Hislop Wedding at St Albans & Hitchin

I knew from the moment I met James and Charlotte that I was going to have a lot of fun photographing their wedding, They are such a fun loving couple, always joking with each other, laughing and enjoying life. This was further cemented during the speeches at the...

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Choosing Your Wedding Flowers

Choosing Your Wedding Flowers

Choosing your wedding flowers is no small task. From table centres, bouquets, pew ends, buttonholes, top table displays, the list goes on and there are several things you need to consider when planning which flowers you will have for your big day. I met with Kerry...

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Wedding of Kate & Lenny at Minstrel Court

Wedding of Kate & Lenny at Minstrel Court

The weather was set to be truly British in style for the wedding of Kate and Lenny on the 25th June this year at Minstrel Court. The morning of the wedding Lenny headed over to the Hermatige Road for brunch, he was the picture of calm, surrounded by his friends joking...

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