Jodi & Daniel’s Wedding Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa

I always enjoy photographing a wedding at Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa. The new refurbishments are absolutely beautiful. From the breath taking atrium to the sumptuous new suites and bedrooms everywhere you look it is just gorgeous. I met up with Jodi, her mum and five bridesmaids for final … Continue reading >Jodi & Daniel’s Wedding Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa

Wedding Veil Lengths

Everything to Know About Wedding Veil Lengths Between cathedral veils and bridal caps, there are so many different wedding veil lengths, styles and details to choose from when it comes to the most iconic bridal accessory Start With Wedding Veil Lengths To find the ideal veil to match your wedding style, first consider length. Test … Continue reading >Wedding Veil Lengths

Emma & Thomas’s Ravenstondale wedding Cumbria

I arrived at Emma’s parents home in Ravenstondale Cumbria on a beautiful sunny morning to capture the wedding preps. The setting for the wedding celebrations was just stunning, fantastic views across the open fields to the Howgills and beyond. Emma and her six bridesmaids were all either having their hair … Continue reading >Emma & Thomas’s Ravenstondale wedding Cumbria

Outdated rules for open-air marriages face reform

Outdated rules banning open-air marriages face reform, Theresa May announces. A two-year review by the Law Commission will begin on Monday to look at making the rules in England and Wales suitable for modern Britain.  Couples at present may only be married in a place of worship or licensed building . … Continue reading >Outdated rules for open-air marriages face reform

Should You Book a Videographer

As a full time wedding photographer in the Lake District. I have worked alongside some amazing videographers, so should you book a videographer or not. A picture speaks a thousand words. But a film speaks ten thousand. Capturing the sounds and movements of your day is a priceless treasure. The … Continue reading >Should You Book a Videographer

Alissia & Matthew’s Grange Hotel wedding

Weddings at The Grange Hotel It was a beautiful sunny morning as I drove to Alissia and Matthew’s wedding at the Grange hotel. Due to the weather it was decided to hold the wedding ceremony outside in the lovely wedding gazebo. Outdoor weddings are so beautiful, and great fun to … Continue reading >Alissia & Matthew’s Grange Hotel 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

Choosing a First Dance Song

Not everyone wants to dance to Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”; – and that’s fine! Choosing a first dance song can be tricky this may help. Choosing a first dance song is such a different experience for every couple. For some, it is an easy breezy “that’s our song” and hey presto, they’re … Continue reading >Choosing a First Dance Song

Summer Wedding In The Lake District

It is the outstanding natural beauty that has above all made the Lake District one of the most popular places for a summer wedding. Beautiful blue skies, the sun glinting on the lakes. As a professional wedding photographer I have worked at some stunning wedding venues in the Lake District. … Continue reading >Summer Wedding In The Lake District

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

Choosing Your Wedding Jewellery

After weeks of scouring wedding dress shops, choosing your wedding jewellery is just as crucial to give you the perfect look as you walk down the aisle.  Compliment Your Dress First off, the colour of your jewellery needs to stay in theme with your dress. If you’ve gone for an … Continue reading >Choosing Your Wedding Jewellery

Questions To Ask Your Wedding Transport Supplier

Picturing yourself whizzing up to your ceremony venue in a classic Rolls Royce here are Questions To Ask Your Wedding Transport Supplier ,so you can get back to looking at the cars… or tractors… Is the car I want available on my wedding date? You don’t want to spend time … Continue reading >Questions To Ask Your Wedding Transport Supplier

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

10 Wedding Traditions

1) Something old… All brides know that the “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” is part of the 10 wedding traditions, The old represents the bride’s past, the new is her bright future. Something borrowed should be from someone happily married, in the hope that the good luck … Continue reading >10 Wedding Traditions

Wedding Photography Tips

I don’t need to tell you that wedding photographs are very important: so here are some wedding photography tips. Wedding photographs are one of the most special mementos you’ll ever have. Your children will look through them and their children after them, let alone the many times you’ll both browse … Continue reading >Wedding Photography Tips

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

Natalie & David’s wedding The Merewood Lake District

I arrived on a beautiful spring like day for Natalie & David’s wedding The Merewood Lake District. One of my favourite wedding venue’s in The Lake District. Set in an elevated position and overlooking Windermere, England’s longest and most beautiful lake, you will find Merewood Country House Hotel.  Dating back to … Continue reading >Natalie & David’s wedding The Merewood Lake District

Choosing Your Wedding Flowers

1) Comfort Make sure your wedding bouquet is comfortable to hold when choosing your wedding flowers. You want to look relaxed and beautiful, not like you’re coming to the end of a weight lifting session – sweaty bride probably isn’t what you’re going for. So, talk this through with your … Continue reading >Choosing Your Wedding Flowers

Wedding Photography Checklist

Your wedding day is going to be filled with dozens of photo-worthy moments, here is a wedding photography checklist. Yes, of course, you’ll want to get all the traditional portraits and milestone moments (like your first kiss), but don’t forget about all the little things in between. From your wedding dress … Continue reading >Wedding Photography Checklist

Your Wedding Legalities

Marriage ceremonies can come in so many different and amazing forms so you need to know you wedding legalities. Whether it’s at a temple, mosque, synagogue, church or a registry office, a marriage partnership is one of the oldest traditions in many cultures. It can be difficult knowing exactly which wedding legalities each … Continue reading >Your Wedding Legalities

Wedding Castles in Cumbria

There are a handful of wedding castles in Cumbria. As a wedding photographer in Cumbria, have been fortunate enough to work at the three below. Greystokes Castle Greystoke Castle provides one of the most atmospheric settings for weddings in the Lake District. The Castle itself provides the grandeur you would … Continue reading >Wedding Castles in Cumbria

Wedding Reading For Teenagers

Choosing a Wedding Reading For Teenagers can be tricky, as they are too old for wedding reading for children and too young for some quotes and readings. Below is a small selection you may find useful. Nick Hornby wedding reading  Nick Hornby’s most famous book is probably About a Boy, … Continue reading >Wedding Reading For Teenagers