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Dorset wedding photographerNeed help with planning your wedding?29th Mar 2017

Need help with planning your wedding?
Planning your wedding can be an absolute nightmare. So many things to be done. Decisions to be made. SO many choices. The question is  - where to start? Well, I can't offer a full guide, but if you're trying to plan a wedding and would like some hints and tips about different elements, I may be able to help. Advice for Brides On my site you'll find m[...]

Dorset wedding photographerDifferent styles – wedding photography guideUpdated 2 Mar 2017

Different styles - wedding photography guide
Choosing your wedding photographer’s an extremely important decision. One that you shouldn’t make lightly. It’s vital that you choose one that provides the style of wedding photography that you like. Otherwise you won’t be happy with the results. When I meet clients or talk to them on the phone for the first time I'll ask them what style of wedding photography the[...]

Dorset wedding photographerUnplugged weddings – should you have one? Part 221st Feb 2017

Unplugged weddings - should you have one? Part 2
A couple of months ago I posted about why you might want to have an unplugged wedding (click here to check it out). Today I'm looking at the flip side, why it might not be fair to ask people to put away their cameras. Points "against" unplugged wedding Your wedding day’s the only day in your life that will be fully documented. By your photographer and your guests. E[...]

Dorset wedding photographer2016, a wedding photographer’s year31st Dec 2016

2016, a wedding photographer's year
It's almost the end of the year. That time when the newspapers, the TV and radio channels are full of this or that "Review of 2016". Wedding photographers' Blogs are no different. Photographers looking back at their favourite images from the year. Choosing those images that mean the most to them. Or perhaps not wanting to leave some of their clients out of the r[...]

Dorset wedding photographerDo you need to have an unplugged wedding? Part one11th Nov 2016

Do you need to have an unplugged wedding? Part one
If you look at the wedding blogs these days you'll often see articles about whether you need to have an unplugged wedding, with lots of reasons why you should go down this route. The question is, is this really for you? So, what's an unplugged wedding? It's something that's come across from the States (as have a lot of things in wedding photography in recent years!![...]

Dorset wedding photographerDad’s first look – why I love this image3rd Nov 2016

Dad's first look - why I love this image
After a gap of (quite) a few months, today there's another in my occasional series. "Why I love this image". Today, a shot from Lauren and Andy's wedding - Dad's first look. Documentary wedding photography is all about capturing events as they unfold. Lauren and Andy married earlier this year at Parley Manor. I spent the morning with the girls, shooting the [...]

Dorset wedding photographerPhotographers should be honest2nd Nov 2016

Photographers should be honest
Hmnn, that’s an unusual title for a Blog post. “Photographers should be honest”. You might wonder if I'm implying some aren’t? Or is there a hidden message? The answer to both questions is no. Well, maybe. The changing face of the wedding industry Over recent years there’s been a massive increase in the number of wedding photographers in the marketplace. The adve[...]

Dorset wedding photographerAnd so it ends – time to enjoy life25th Oct 2016

And so it ends - time to enjoy life
It’s over. Finito. Finis. Finished. The end. Last night I finished my final wedding of 2016 - my wedding season’s officially over (cue applause and cheering)! It’s been a tumultuous year. Lots of lovely couples and stunning weddings. Wedding venues old and new. Happy, happy days. But it’s also been the worst year of my life, losing my wife 7 months ago and t[...]