Wild Dance

I like to keep space for personal work so as to keep my creativity fresh. Last week I photographed ┬áthis extraordinary contemporary dancer who is like a wild creature. It was electrifying just to be in the room with her as she created her unique improvised dance routines. In the images below I wanted to […]

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Accreditation by the prestigious reportage photographers’ international guild, the AG/WPJA

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve just been invited to join the Artistic Guild of Wedding Photojournalists, an international accreditation body which invites (in my view) only the finest and most creative of reportage photographers to join their ranks.http://www.agwpja.comI believe that as it becomes increasingly common for anyone with a big camera to announce that […]

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The power of stills photography

It’s amazing how a photograph can have the power to take you back to a time and a feeling. This photo of Natalie and Eoin Gillen getting married still makes me come over all sentimental. It’s partly because they look so happy and there is such a sense of momentum and romance about it. Natalie […]

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The Vintage Cherish the Dress Shoot

Just back from a gorgeous shoot in Bury on the old Lancashire Railway line there, doing a Cherish the Dress shoot of Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn, aka Chloe and Jenny in their stunning wedding dresses. Cherish the Dress is a fashion and beauty shoot which gives you the chance to show off your dress […]

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a wedding designer to watch

Just back from a Vintage Cherish the Dress shoot (more on that later) but I wanted to flag up Kathryn Hanson, an up and coming bespoke bridal dress designer. She designed all the dresses for the shoot and I think she has got real flair. www.kathrynhanson.co.ukHere’s one of my photographs from the shoot, showing Kathryn’s […]

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honeymoon inspiration

I am fortunate enough to work as a travel writer for many publications including Harper’s Bazaar, The Observer and The Telegraph I have had the luck to travel all over the world and work with many of the top travel companies. Of course, when you are working for the press you get special treatment so […]

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how to choose a great wedding photographer

It can be quite daunting to choose the person who is going to take your wedding pictures. Faced with a wedding to organise, I have noticed that booking a photographer is surprisingly far down the list, despite the fact that this is the one aspect of the celebration that will be with you forever. The […]

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good invitations

This morning I found an old invitation to a friend’s wedding. I remember the excitement when I opened her envelope: I’d never seen anything like it before. A beautiful invitation with an opulent bronze bow on it that you had to untie before you could read the invitation. I tracked down the lady who created […]

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Rescued – by a Thunderbird in a Ford Fiesta

All respect to Times motor racing correspondent Kevin Eason and his wife as of today, for their 60 hour marathon home in time to get married. I wish I’d been there to take the wedding pictures, (although I imagine it was hard work editing out all the bags under the groom’s eyes after 46 hours […]

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Alluring Marrakech

Romantic and mysterious, with all those keyhole archways and orange flower scented dishes, Marrakech was the perfect place for D, my gorgeous boyfriend, and I to steal some time from our schedules for our first holiday together. Aside from taking wedding pictures I love to travel and often work for the broadsheets as a travel […]

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