More getting ready…

And while we’re discussing the incredible keep-sake value of photographing the ‘getting-ready’ stages and being able to shoot both candid & posed styles seamlessly, here are...

Whatever it takes

Certainly when I was learning my trade throughout the 90’s, wedding photography fell into one of 2 camps. The first was formal / posed where the photographer directed every shot with...

Bridal Portraits

Finally, finally I get to photograph the bride on her own! And 3 things are at the front of my mind. First, how much time do I have left?! Which translates as ‘why do hair & makeup...

Final year of high school?

So it’s your final year of high school. How do you want to remember this time? On one hand, you have 6 years worth of formal school portraits, all a bit samey. On the other hand, you have a...

By candle light

You haven’t truly lived until you’ve photographed a bride & groom by candle light. And felt the panic in the pit of your tummy that you might have bitten off more than you can...

Window light

You just can’t beat a big window and a bride that’s willing to sit on the floor. As a professional photographer, I’ve got a bag full of flashguns and a head full of experience...

Definitely not an iPhone selfie

Everyone deserves a great, professional portrait of themselves. And not just once in a lifetime either. I mean, I upload pictures onto Facebook all the time but the visual record who you are, who...

Lewis

With small humans, sometimes the best time to photograph them is when they’re doing their best not to be photographed! Thank you to my little bundle of energy Lewis (6) for clearly...

Classic children’s portraiture

I’ve photographed literally hundreds of studio portraits of children in my time and KISS is the best piece of photography advice I can give to anyone with a keen interest in children...

Portrait of an Artist

I had the pleasure of meeting Moira Huntly and her husband Ian, albeit briefly, while Sandie and I were taking time out in Coventry last week. Moira is a super talented painter and artist...
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