Wedding Stories

As a wedding photographer I’m a storyteller

Every wedding is different, it’s one of the things I love about my job. That’s why I take on only a small number of weddings each year so I can dedicate time to get to know you, to talk about your plans and understand what’s important to you. This lets me capture all the carefully chosen special touches, the people closest to you and the emotions you feel to create photos that truly tell your story.

Every wedding story is different, but here’s a selection of some of my favourites…

Wedding Stories

As a wedding photographer I’m a storyteller

Every wedding is different, it’s one of the things I love about my job. That’s why I take on only a small number of weddings each year so I can dedicate time to get to know you, to talk about your plans and understand what’s important to you. This lets me capture all the carefully chosen special touches, the people closest to you and the emotions you feel to create photos that truly tell your story.

Every wedding story is different, but here’s a selection of some of my favourites…

Jo & Ali’s Boho Festival Wedding

A gorgeous short wedding dress, very cool nails, a beautiful church, an orange VW campervan, a willow tree to shelter from the rain, a marquee full of bunting, batman cake toppers, a silent disco with rival bride & groom playlists, pink flipflops, sunset by the river and a magical walk through a wood full of fairy-lights
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Jo & Ali’s Boho Festival Wedding

A gorgeous short wedding dress, very cool nails, a beautiful church, an orange VW campervan, a willow tree to shelter from the rain, a marquee full of bunting, batman cake toppers, a silent disco with rival bride & groom playlists, pink flipflops, sunset by the river and a magical walk through a wood full of fairy-lights
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Anneka & Kuba’s Intimate Chelsea Elopement

An intimate London elopement – a bespoke 50s style silk wedding dress, a first look at home, a civil ceremony at Chelsea Old Town Hall with Chelsea pensioners Ron & Walter as witnesses, a surprise appearance by some London firemen, a walk by the river & portraits on the Albert Bridge before lunch at the Ritz.

Anneka & Kuba’s Intimate Chelsea Elopement

An intimate London elopement – a bespoke 50s style silk wedding dress, a first look at home, a civil ceremony at Chelsea Old Town Hall with Chelsea pensioners Ron & Walter as witnesses, a surprise appearance by some London firemen, a walk by the river & portraits on the Albert Bridge before lunch at the Ritz.

Marta & Marcus’s University College Wedding

A beautiful red-haired bride, a vintage engagement ring, a tea-length wedding dress with pockets and a Liberty print theme, a ceremony in the groom’s university college chapel conducted by his dad, love in the flowers, felt-tip portraits by a nephew, a guest appearance by ‘Mrs Bunny’, an incredible cake of cheeses, a big band (with the groom blowing his own trumpet) and dancing late into the night.

Marta & Marcus’s University College Wedding

A beautiful red-haired bride, a vintage engagement ring, a tea-length wedding dress with pockets and a Liberty print theme, a ceremony in the groom’s university college chapel conducted by his dad, love in the flowers, felt-tip portraits by a nephew, a guest appearance by ‘Mrs Bunny’, an incredible cake of cheeses, a big band (with the groom blowing his own trumpet) and dancing late into the night.

Hannah & Allan’s Tiny Scottish Wedding

A tiny Scottish wedding, outside by a loch, special wedding spectacles & kilts with all the trimmings, a first look among the flowers, acoustic guitar as the bride & groom walked in together, handmade wood rings & a handfasting ceremony, jam jars of flowers down a trestle table, speeches & cheesy jokes before cutting the cheese wedding cake, a personalised recipe book favour & dancing in the gardens at dusk.

Hannah & Allan’s Tiny Scottish Wedding

A tiny Scottish wedding, outside by a loch, special wedding spectacles & kilts with all the trimmings, a first look among the flowers, acoustic guitar as the bride & groom walked in together, handmade wood rings & a handfasting ceremony, jam jars of flowers down a trestle table, speeches & cheesy jokes before cutting the cheese wedding cake, a personalised recipe book favour & dancing in the gardens at dusk.

Lizzie & David’s Relaxed Pub Wedding

A perfect pair of socks (with a secret message), the church the bride’s parents were married in with soaring scaffolding like an art installation, a green gazebo and a picturesque alcove, a walk in the park then a surprise confetti greeting, speeches with highlighted index card cues, love and laughter and a private first dance under a chandelier.

Lizzie & David’s Relaxed Pub Wedding

A perfect pair of socks (with a secret message), the church the bride’s parents were married in with soaring scaffolding like an art installation, a green gazebo and a picturesque alcove, a walk in the park then a surprise confetti greeting, speeches with highlighted index card cues, love and laughter and a private first dance under a chandelier.

Meera & Raj’s Hindu Wedding

An all day Hindu wedding full of love & laughter. A procession of drumming & dancing, a groom resplendent from curled toe shoes to red velvet turban, an exchange of garlands & a lifting of brothers, before smashing a clay pot & entering the Manor House. A carved wooden mandap, a family ceremony full of offerings, a beautiful bride in embroidered gold & pink lehenga, adorned with jewellery & intricate henna, money paid for a dramatic curtain drop revealing groomsmen waving before the bride & groom were united. Blessings, seven steps each one a promise & five circles around a sacred flame joined together by a nuptial knot. A tearful goodbye, the best man losing his shirt as payment for their departure, a kiss in a doorway before an incredible golden hour in Wokefield Park grounds. Then a quick change into ballgown & bowtie, champagne in the bath, a masked ball reception, speeches starring a groomsman disguised as the groom, before an epic first dance featuring incredible moves & ending with confetti cannons

Meera & Raj’s Hindu Wedding

An all day Hindu wedding full of love & laughter. A procession of drumming & dancing, a groom resplendent from curled toe shoes to red velvet turban, an exchange of garlands & a lifting of brothers, before smashing a clay pot & entering the Manor House. A carved wooden mandap, a family ceremony full of offerings, a beautiful bride in embroidered gold & pink lehenga, adorned with jewellery & intricate henna, money paid for a dramatic curtain drop revealing groomsmen waving before the bride & groom were united. Blessings, seven steps each one a promise & five circles around a sacred flame joined together by a nuptial knot. A tearful goodbye, the best man losing his shirt as payment for their departure, a kiss in a doorway before an incredible golden hour in Wokefield Park grounds. Then a quick change into ballgown & bowtie, champagne in the bath, a masked ball reception, speeches starring a groomsman disguised as the groom, before an epic first dance featuring incredible moves & ending with confetti cannons

Meera & Raj’s Northumberland Civil Ceremony

A bride in a waterfall wedding dress with red roses in her hair, a dapper groom with the most expressive eyebrows, an intimate civil ceremony and enthusiastic confetti throwing, a vintage car to Jesmond Dene, a white umbrella on an arching bridge, an old water mill amongst autumn colours, cake and champagne, dancing outdoors and a walk through the woods in wedding wellies.

Meera & Raj’s Northumberland Civil Ceremony

A bride in a waterfall wedding dress with red roses in her hair, a dapper groom with the most expressive eyebrows, an intimate civil ceremony and enthusiastic confetti throwing, a vintage car to Jesmond Dene, a white umbrella on an arching bridge, an old water mill amongst autumn colours, cake and champagne, dancing outdoors and a walk through the woods in wedding wellies.

Dana & Eoin’s Traditional Irish-American Wedding

An Irish-American wedding, a long lace gown and special gift cuff-links, passing a note through a door before the ceremony, the stunning US Naval Academy Chapel where the bride’s parents were married and a sunlight-filled reception at Ogle Hall Alumni House, wonderful speeches and golden evening light before live music and dancing.

Dana & Eoin’s Traditional Irish-American Wedding

An Irish-American wedding, a long lace gown and special gift cuff-links, passing a note through a door before the ceremony, the stunning US Naval Academy Chapel where the bride’s parents were married and a sunlight-filled reception at Ogle Hall Alumni House, wonderful speeches and golden evening light before live music and dancing.

Carli & Luke’s Vibrant Family Wedding

A jewelled dress and orange theme, talented family making the button holes and the bride herself making the cake, a gorgeous ring bearer and intimate ceremony at Lauderdale House, three hilarious best men complete with gold sparkly jackets, a reception full of smiles and laughter and some perfect golden light for photos with their little boy.

Carli & Luke’s Vibrant Family Wedding

A jewelled dress and orange theme, talented family making the button holes and the bride herself making the cake, a gorgeous ring bearer and intimate ceremony at Lauderdale House, three hilarious best men complete with gold sparkly jackets, a reception full of smiles and laughter and some perfect golden light for photos with their little boy.

Jen & Will’s Family Barn Wedding

A bride with her daughter as a bridesmaid, a long haired groom and an emotional ceremony in the barn at The Priory in Little Wymondley, before a fun and fabulous garden reception full of giant games and a bouncy castle for their guests to enjoy in the sunshine, before the bride performed with her band in the evening – a real rock ‘n’ roll bride!

Jen & Will’s Family Barn Wedding

A bride with her daughter as a bridesmaid, a long haired groom and an emotional ceremony in the barn at The Priory in Little Wymondley, before a fun and fabulous garden reception full of giant games and a bouncy castle for their guests to enjoy in the sunshine, before the bride performed with her band in the evening – a real rock ‘n’ roll bride!

Elly & James’s Quirky Palace Wedding

A lilac wedding dress to frame the tattoo on her back, mix and match bridesmaid dresses and white and purple flowers, a first look in a Tudor courtyard so they could walk down the aisle together at Fulham Palace, outdoor drinks and a walk in the walled garden, a speech from the bride and a tower of cupcakes, drinks by candlelight in the book-lined drawing room then dancing and laughter with a great band.

Elly & James’s Quirky Palace Wedding

A lilac wedding dress to frame the tattoo on her back, mix and match bridesmaid dresses and white and purple flowers, a first look in a Tudor courtyard so they could walk down the aisle together at Fulham Palace, outdoor drinks and a walk in the walled garden, a speech from the bride and a tower of cupcakes, drinks by candlelight in the book-lined drawing room then dancing and laughter with a great band.

Sile & Andrew’s Literary Boat Wedding

A nautical themed wedding on a boat on the Thames, a tea length dress with lace flowers and ‘something blue’ shoes, an anxiously checked gold pocket watch, three little page boys all in bowties, both parents walking the bride down the aisle, portraits on the dock, a pink sky sunset reflected in the water, a private first dance on deck surrounded by the city lights and happily ever after cupcakes.

Sile & Andrew’s Literary Boat Wedding

A nautical themed wedding on a boat on the Thames, a tea length dress with lace flowers and ‘something blue’ shoes, an anxiously checked gold pocket watch, three little page boys all in bowties, both parents walking the bride down the aisle, portraits on the dock, a pink sky sunset reflected in the water, a private first dance on deck surrounded by the city lights and happily ever after cupcakes.

Niamh & Matt’s Irish Church Wedding

An Irish wedding in London, the church the groom’s parents got married in, a close family friend performing the ceremony, a brief rain shower then a walk in Waterlow Park, a London underground themed reception with celebrations and Cuban music at the Prince Albert in Camden.

Niamh & Matt’s Irish Church Wedding

An Irish wedding in London, the church the groom’s parents got married in, a close family friend performing the ceremony, a brief rain shower then a walk in Waterlow Park, a London underground themed reception with celebrations and Cuban music at the Prince Albert in Camden.

Kim & Brent’s Californian Coastal Wedding

A beautiful California dreaming wedding, a thousand paper cranes, a stunning lace dress with a sparkly belt, a cream bridal bouquet, an outdoor cliff-top ceremony at Palos Verdes in Orange County, a tiny ring bearer, whales swimming by, sunset portraits and a reception full of dancing under the stars.

Kim & Brent’s Californian Coastal Wedding

A beautiful California dreaming wedding, a thousand paper cranes, a stunning lace dress with a sparkly belt, a cream bridal bouquet, an outdoor cliff-top ceremony at Palos Verdes in Orange County, a tiny ring bearer, whales swimming by, sunset portraits and a reception full of dancing under the stars.

I care about connecting with people, helping you feel confident so I can capture natural and emotional images that you’ll treasure forever. If you’d like to feel relaxed, to spend your wedding day with someone you’ve got to know, who cares about your day and the plans you’ve made – I’d love to talk to you about telling your wedding story.

I care about connecting with people, helping you feel confident so I can capture natural and emotional images that you’ll treasure forever. If you’d like to feel relaxed, to spend your wedding day with someone you’ve got to know, who cares about your day and the plans you’ve made – I’d love to talk to you about telling your wedding story.

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