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Best of 2017 wedding photography – in reflection

Best of 2017 wedding photography – in reflection

Another year has flown by, and what a year it has been. Time for the annual review, even though there is still one more wedding to go on New Year’s eve, and no doubt a few more favourites to choose from, I love fireworks! With over 100,000 photos taken in the year, it...

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Ali and Luke’s Axnoller summer Jewish wedding

Ali and Luke’s Axnoller summer Jewish wedding

Ali and Luke's sumptuous summer Jewish wedding, by Axnoller wedding photographer Robin Goodlad. I was really excited to be back at Axnoller as Ali and Luke's wedding photographer this summer, as it is such an incredible venue, tucked away in the north Dorset hills....

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Allison and Luke’s Christchurch Priory engagement shoot

Allison and Luke’s Christchurch Priory engagement shoot

When Allison and Luke suggested heading to Christchurch Priory with me, their wedding photographer, for their engagement shoot, I knew we were going to have a great evening, with plenty of opportunity for one amazing photos, and the light didn't disappoint. They are...

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Kristi and Oli’s Dartmoor engagement shoot

Kristi and Oli’s Dartmoor engagement shoot

Kristi and Oli are getting married at Sopley Mill in Dorset in September this year, however due to family connections they wanted to have their engagement shoot before the wedding up on the wilds of Dartmoor in Devon, which was the perfect location! Up at Combestone...

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Purbeck wedding Photography- Katy and Dan at Smedmore House

Purbeck wedding Photography- Katy and Dan at Smedmore House

Smedmore House is a simply stunning location for a wedding, perched above the sea near Kimmeridge, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. I was super excited about being the wedding photographer for Katy and Dan's big day, their plans matched my style perfectly, and we...

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Best wedding photography of 2016

Best wedding photography of 2016

It's been an incredible year, one which passed in the blink of an eye! No matter how many weddings I shoot, I live for that excitement of butterflies in the morning, never knowing how the day is going to evolve, but knowing that great things will happen, and there...

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Old Vicarage wedding photographer – Fifi and Matt

Old Vicarage wedding photographer – Fifi and Matt

Fifi and Matt's Dorset wedding at was one of those perfect summer weddings, blessed with incredible light, and it was such an enjoyable day being their wedding photographer at the Old Vicarage in Christchurch. Their story was one of true love too, which went back to...

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Tithe Barn Symondsbury wedding photography – James and Sally

Tithe Barn Symondsbury wedding photography – James and Sally

Sally and James had the perfect Dorset summer's day for their wedding at the Tithe Barn Symondsbury, and it was a privilege to be their wedding photographer. I have been excited about this wedding for a while, I love barn weddings and the Tithe barn is spectacular,...

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Maria and Tim’s wedding at the Langton Arms, Tarrant Monkton

Maria and Tim’s wedding at the Langton Arms, Tarrant Monkton

Maria and Tim were married at the Langton Arms in Tarrant Monkton in May, and I was honoured they chose me to share their day as their wedding photographer. I love Tarrant Monkton, the quintessentially British Dorset village, with its rows of thatched cottages leading...

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We don’t need an engagement shoot….do we?

We don’t need an engagement shoot….do we?

'We don't think we need an engagement shoot', or pre-wedding shoot as they are sometimes known. I hear this quite often, and I think it comes down to needing to have a photographer for the wedding, but not really wanting to spend any more time in front of the lens...

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Aimee and Tom’s Purbeck festival wedding

Aimee and Tom’s Purbeck festival wedding

I have been looking forward to working with Aimee and Tom for a long time, in the gorgeous Purbeck hills of Dorset, with a rusty feel, and the heady feel of summer. They certainly chose the perfect summer's day for their wedding in Worth Matravers church, followed by...

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Maria and Tim’s engagement shoot – Swanage, Dorset

Maria and Tim’s engagement shoot – Swanage, Dorset

Maria and Tim are getting married at the Langton Arms in Tarrant Monkton, Dorset next month. For their pre-wedding shoot they wanted to go to Swanage Pier, where they got engaged. We waited till the evening for the best soft light, though sadly the pier was closed....

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Making the most of the food at your wedding

Making the most of the food at your wedding

Making the most of the food at your wedding As a wedding photographer, I see a lot of food pass in front of me, and it is inspiring to see the range of creativity and options available to the modern bride and groom. Good food can make the difference between a lovely...

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Food Photographer of the Year 2016!

Food Photographer of the Year 2016!

Last night was very surreal, and a huge honour, which still hasn't quite sunk in! With award ceremonies, there is often the anticipation that you might win, tempered with the feeling you probably won't. Either way it is an incredible buzz in the run up to the event....

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Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild garlic pesto - a celebration of spring Nothing quite brings together my two passions in life- photography and food, like a display of wild garlic, such as this incredible one in a (secret) wood in Dorset. One of the first plants to appear in March, it heralds the...

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Hannah and Ed’s Aberdovey wedding in Snowdonia

Hannah and Ed’s Aberdovey wedding in Snowdonia

Although based in Dorset, Ed and Hannah decided to have their wedding in the celtic lands of Mid Wales, where Ed was born and raised. It's a place close to my heart as a long time resident of Aberdovey, and it is a simply magical place like no other.The day started...

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