This Is Now The Fastest-Growing Type Of Wedding

Alanna McCaffrey and Ronan Johnson, who were among the first couples in Northern Ireland to have a humanist wedding ceremony, said at the time: “We’re a non-religious couple and we want a very personalised and meaningful ceremony for our marriage. That’s why we want a humanist one – because you … Continue reading >This Is Now The Fastest-Growing Type Of Wedding

Choosing wedding hymns

Choosing wedding hymns can be more difficult than you might think. Regular worshippers may have their own favourites, but if your Sunday morning visits to church have lapsed, your experience of singing hymns may well be limited to memories of school assemblies. Most religious ceremonies will include at least two … Continue reading >Choosing wedding hymns

Lake District Church Weddings

Egremont – St Michael & St Mary’s Church There are some beautiful places of worship in the Lake District for church weddings, I have worked in some of them as a Lake District wedding Photographer. St Michael & St Mary’s Church, a minor gem of Victorian gothic architecture, was built … Continue reading >Lake District Church Weddings

Writing Personalised Wedding Vows

Now for the mushy stuff – writing personalised wedding vows. The internet is full of advice on how to write them – what you should say, the structure you should adopt and the general feeling that they should evoke. With so much endless advice and guidance, it can be difficult … Continue reading >Writing Personalised Wedding Vows

Choosing the Perfect Bridesmaid Dresses

Choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses for your favourite girls can be very stressful.  With different skin tones and body shapes to cater for it might feel like an impossible task. Colour Scheme It’s easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to finalising your colour scheme and if – like many … Continue reading >Choosing the Perfect Bridesmaid Dresses

Essential Appointments Before Your Big Day

Listed below are some Essential Appointments Before Your Big Day that you need to book. So you can look radiant on your wedding day. Tanning There’s a fine line between looking pasty against your white dress and sporting the fake-baked look on your wedding day. Always try out a tanning … Continue reading >Essential Appointments Before Your Big Day

Preserving your Bridal Bouquet

Pressing your Bridal Bouquet One of the ways of preserving your bridal bouquet is to press it, and it’s a relatively simple process too. Spread your flowers onto parchment paper, and lay them inside a heavy book, then add another layer of parchment paper on top to stop the ink … Continue reading >Preserving your Bridal Bouquet

Your Wedding Cake

Your wedding cake will be a centre piece at your wedding ,symbolising the first meal eaten as a married couple. From wheat cakes traditionally consumed by the Romans, into the endless variety of cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts and other delicacies available. As a wedding photographer In Cumbria and The Lake District … Continue reading >Your Wedding Cake

Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Venue

Choose a venue to suit your personalities Below are listed some tips for choosing your wedding venue. Every couple is unique, so work as a team to find a venue that includes both of your tastes. Whether you go for a modern loft, a simple beach wedding, or a grand … Continue reading >Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Venue

Candles for Your Wedding

Candles are synonymous with romance, and weddings are all about just that so why not have candles for your wedding. Whether they are lighting your way up the aisle, decorating your reception tables or making their way home with your guests as favours The theme of your wedding can guide … Continue reading >Candles for Your Wedding

Readings and Poems for Civil Ceremonies

As a Wedding Photographer in the Lake District I have heard some beautiful readings and poems for civil ceremonies. They are always a very emotional part of the wedding. I have chosen a couple of my favourites below. Wedding readings from literature and books The Promise, Heather Berry “Within this … Continue reading >Readings and Poems for Civil Ceremonies

Best Disney Quotes for Wedding Ceremony Readings

As a lake district wedding photographer I have heard some of the best Disney quotes for wedding ceremony readings. Whether you choose lyrics from your favourite Disney song, or a quote from one of the ever wise characters, there’s something for every Disney lover here. Sleeping Beauty Imagine being woken … Continue reading >Best Disney Quotes for Wedding Ceremony Readings

Do I Need A Wedding Photographer

You may think that hiring a professional wedding photographer is an expense you can’t afford. But when the only wedding pictures you have are of unflattering, drunken antics, you’ll be glad you spent that extra money. Organising the friends and family During the hustle and bustle of your wedding day, … Continue reading >Do I Need A Wedding Photographer

Exclusive Use Wedding Venues in Cumbria

There are numerous Exclusive Use Wedding Venues in Cumbria, all beautifully positioned either by lakes or set in the beautiful scenery of The Lake District. I have listed just a few for you to view. New House Farm Located in the beautiful and picturesque Lorton Valley, New House Farm is … Continue reading >Exclusive Use Wedding Venues in Cumbria

Bride Photo Gallery

The Bride Getting Ready Getting ready is such a fun time, full of anticipation and excitement. Perfect for the bride photo gallery. Whether it’s the moment you get into your dress, having your makeup done or sharing a drink with your bridesmaids – you’ll love looking back on the pictures! Photo … Continue reading >Bride Photo Gallery

A professional best man

A professional best man It’s not just the brides who need a bit of extra help. More and more grooms are paying Ewan Jones to be their best man.So popular has his business, Hire A Best Man become with both grooms and best men, that he even employs other professional gents to … Continue reading >A professional best man

Halecat House Wedding Venue

Halecat House Wedding Venue is beautifully placed at the head of an ancient wooded valley with wonderful views over Arnside and Morecambe Bay. As part of the Witherslack Estate at the southern end of the Lake District it’s a very popular area for walkers and wildlife enthusiasts with glorious natural … Continue reading >Halecat House Wedding Venue

Wedding Photography Tips For Brides

Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life so here are some wedding photography tips for brides on their special day. Your pictures will serve as a precious reminder of your day. The Bride Getting Ready Make sure your photographer gets plenty of pictures on the … Continue reading >Wedding Photography Tips For Brides

Bride and Bridesmaid Pictures

Creating the best bride squad can be really tricky… doing the best Bride and Bridesmaid Pictures . Picking the right girls, choosing their dresses and organising their presents – but once that is all sorted you can concentrate on the fun part. How to photograph them! You only get married once (mostly) … Continue reading >Bride and Bridesmaid Pictures

Langdale Chase Wedding

 LANGDALE CHASE WEDDING, THE FAIRY TALE SETTING TO MAKE YOUR WEDDING DAY DREAMS COME TRUE There’s our wonderful hotel, all historic and atmospheric with a sweeping staircase and spellbinding views. Then there’s the setting, pretty spectacular, with lakes and mountains and acres of glorious gardens to stroll around. Bedrooms, beautifully … Continue reading >Langdale Chase Wedding

The Wild Boar Windermere Wedding

The Wild Boar lies in the heart of the Gilpin Valley and boasts a fine reputation for its excellent cuisine and friendly service. Oak beams, log fires and a comfortable lounge enhance the olde world ambience, which in turn is complimented by thirty six well appointed en-suite bedrooms and a … Continue reading >The Wild Boar Windermere Wedding

Quiet Weddings UK

Small extended families?  Low budget? Quiet Weddings UK  A desire for an intimate day? Your wedding doesn’t have to be huge to be a blast! Here are some fun ideas to make your small wedding a unique party that still has flair. You don’t want the big white dress loads bridesmaids … Continue reading >Quiet Weddings UK

Small Wedding Venues for 20 guests

Listed below are a few of the beautiful Small Wedding Venues for 20 guests    The Longlands Hotel  Your wedding day should be the most magical day of your life. From the very first time you visit us, right through until your wedding day, you will receive advice and assistance from our team of experienced … Continue reading >Small Wedding Venues for 20 guests

Storrs Hall Wedding Venue

Storrs Hall Wedding Venue Storrs Hall is a unique venue for your wedding. Nestled in 17 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, this elegant Georgian mansion provides an idyllic and impressive setting for both your ceremony and wedding celebrations. With lawns that sweep down to the shores of Windermere, a private … Continue reading >Storrs Hall Wedding Venue

2018’s Most Popular Wedding Songs Have Been Revealed

Spotify’s Top 10 Wedding Songs Not just for first dances, these songs are loved around the globe for all parts of your wedding day. ‘Thinking Out Loud’ – Ed Sheeran‘ MarryYou’ – Bruno Mars‘ Perfect’ – Ed Sheeran‘ I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)’ – Whitney Houston‘ All … Continue reading >2018’s Most Popular Wedding Songs Have Been Revealed