THE WEDDING BLOG

Best of 2018

Best of 2018

2018, its a wrap! And what a year it has been, from the first photo of the year below, taken seconds after midnight on New Year's Day, right through to my last wedding of the year a few days ago. It does seem like whilst summer is the peak, there isn't so...

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Andy and Gordon’s Hampton Court House wedding

Andy and Gordon’s Hampton Court House wedding

Set amongst the almost savanna-like scorched grass of Bushy park, Hampton Court House School was the perfect setting for Andy and Gordon's wedding, with a nod to Scotland, and the iconic deer shared by both the London parks, and the Highlands. It was a great privilege...

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Rowena and Howard’s Festival style tipi wedding

I do love a great festival tipi wedding! I am perhaps biased, as I chose to get married in one a few years ago, however there is just something so magical about them, with so much more character than a traditional square marquee, even perhaps a throwback to when I...

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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

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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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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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

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 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 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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