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Maenan Abbey Wedding Photographer
14/01/2018

Maenan Abbey Wedding Photographer | Julie and Arfon Julie and Arfon contacted me after being recommended by their colleagues, Rhiannon and Mark. We had a meeting via Skype and not long after contracts were signed and we all looked forward to their big day.North Wales has always been a firm favourite after having lived there for three years, and I always look forward to returning whenever I get the opportunity.Julie and Arfon were getting...

Why Groom Prep is Important
07/01/2018

Why Groom Prep is Important I often get asked "Why would I need a second photographer?", this is one of the very reasons! Unless the groom is getting ready at the same venue as the Bride or lives a short driving distance away, the need for a second photographer will be apparent. It's also a must for anyone who wants a record of both Bride and Groom Prep. With the main focus being the Bride, sometimes the Groom's story is...

Wedding Photography Crypto Payments Now Accepted
03/01/2018

We all have to keep up with the times and the world of Photography is a fast-changing one.  Not only do I have to keep up with the latest camera technology, photography styles and trends but as a fast growing business I have to keep up with modern business practices too.Our business is heavily automated, all out client bookings and contracts are very much a hands-off way off working - we literally just press the button and the magic elves do all...

Find us on Bridebook
03/01/2018

 We are now featured on the Bridebook website and App alongside some other great Photographers and Videographers.  If you are planning your wedding why not download the App for your phone? There are some great tools for making sure that you don't forget anything or exceed your budgets.  I also offer a discount if you book through Bridebook...

Traditional Church Wedding Photography
24/12/2017

Mark and Charlotte's Church wedding I was due to exhibit at a Wedding Fayre close to Delamere Forest. Several weeks prior to the Fayre I was contacted by the Wedding and Events planner of the Venue, Charlotte. She was looking for a Professional Photographer for her own wedding. I provided Charlotte with some links to my work, and not long after I received her booking confirmation for a Traditional Church Wedding. First time I had received a booking...

Oak Royal Golf and Country Club Wedding Photography
15/12/2017

 Oak Royal Golf and Country Club Wedding Photography | Wesley and Vicky On occasion it does happen that I receive a booking and I am not available. I understand the painstakingly long hours that goes into finding your photographer, so it is always with deep regret when I have to inform the Bride and Groom that I am unavailable. Even more so when that Groom is the younger brother of my oldest and closest friend.On this occasion I was due to be...

Why Bridal Prep Is So Important
13/12/2017

Your Bridal Prep I cannot tell you the amount of times I have heard "I don't want Bridal Prep", or "I don't want my photograph taken without any make-up on".  I simply cannot stress enough the importance of Bridal Prep.Bridal Prep acts as the prologue to your story that unfolds throughout your day. It gives the Groom and your Family an insight, allowing them to be a part of it without actually being present.Bridal Prep also gives you the...

Neil Ridley - Lancashire Wedding Photographer
13/12/2017

From Military Policeman to Lancashire Wedding Photographer?  People often ask how I ended up changing from a career as a Military Policeman to becoming a Full Time Professional Wedding Photographer in Lancashire? The answer is quite simple, my passion for Photography has been there for as long as I can remember.I joined the Royal Air Force when I was 19 years old as a Military Policeman. Fortunately for me this also included some camera...

Broadoaks Country House Hotel and Cathedral Cavern Wedding Photography
12/12/2017

A Lake District Wedding in a Cave I often get asked "Which has been your favourite Wedding to photograph?" and I reply honestly that I do not have a favourite, no two weddings are the same, each is different in its own right. However, Rob and Emma's Lake District Wedding has to be the most extraordinary wedding I have photographed to date.  Let's face it, it's not every day you get to work in a cave!From my initial meeting with Rob and Emma I...

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