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  • Bride and Groom riding horses on the beach

  • When I covered Michael and Tara's wedding the sun was shining and everything was going so well.   However, one of the ideas that sadly did not come together on the day was the involvement of their two beautiful black horses.  The plan was to have them bring Tara to the front of the venue in a beauti[...]
  • Self Discovery

  • What has self-discovery got to do with a blog about photography? Well everything. Photography can inspire creativity, invoke emotion, and help you see the wonderful world we live in through new eyes, well eye!, actually viewed through your camera lens. ( lets not even talk about holding the camera i[...]
  • Historic and Mythical Imagery

  • Historic and Mythical Imagery So what is this blog all about?  Well its called The “Historic and Mythical Imagery group” because it is made up of a group of creative people who love Historic and Mythical themes.  I know that a few of them probably wish they had lived in a different time. The text [...]
  • Historic and Mythical Imagery - Madame Suggia

  • Madame Suggia A few year ago I worked in Nottingham for a local company.  They wanted to recreate a painting by Augustus John named Madame Suggia.  The painting was beautiful and my attempt to reproduce it is featured below.  Although this was about 20 years ago it probably true to say that as a ph[...]
  • Family Photography

  • Family Photography I love photographing people, so what can be better than capturing images of people young and old together within a family.   We all know children grow up so quick.  Every birthday brings little changes that are now mostly recorded with mobile devices.  However, if you want someth[...]
  • Santa

  • How pleased I was to be the only photographer invited to photograph this special event. Mrs Claus had no idea that Santa arranged this special shoot to get photographs that would be used to make a special Christmas card. Santa called me out of the blue and asked me to find a few children who had bee[...]
  • Our approach to wedding Photography

  • The following presentation is intended to provide some general information about how we deliver a wedding service. It is used to ensure that a meeting with a couple flows covering the main points.  without the actual presentation delivery It does not cover detail or allow questions and answers.  The[...]
  • The benefit of having two Photographers

  • When I first started taking photographs at weddings I was working on my own, and although I gained experience over a long period of time, one factor remained the same I simply could not be in two places at once. So, when photographing a wedding service this would often mean I would be positioned in [...]
  • Posing Guides protected Gallery

  • Available to my Wedding couples Couples are dressed in beautiful clothes posed in front of a wonderful building or vista wanting images that look beautiful. However, not everyone feels relaxed in font of a camera, so on their wedding day this can add up to even more pressure. These few sample posin[...]
  • Wedding image slide shows

  • Couples can also choose to have their images presented in a slide show format featuring their own choice of music.  This option can include music for both first dance and walking down the aisle as well as other music tracks that they both love.  The show can be split into logical sections genera[...]
  • Church Vs Civil Service

  • A couple coming together with loved ones, both family and friends to celebrate a marriage is more important than where the service and reception are held. For many couples the choice of venue is dictated by cost, balanced against everything else they want to make their day a success. I do not need [...]
  • To Smile or not to Smile

  • I can remember a long time ago in a galaxy far away, well perhaps not that long ago really. I was getting married and feeling worried that I wouldn't be able to smile at all. As it turned out I couldn't stop smiling and by the end of the day my face hurt. The fact is all my worries were unnecessary[...]