Top tips for choosing your Wedding Venue

  There are so many things to consider for your wedding day, it can sometimes feel as if you don’t know where to start – and you don’t want to have to employ a full range of project management skills to get it right … you want to enjoy it!  …

What makes a great Lake District Wedding Photographer?

I’ve talked about what makes a great photograph, and also what makes a great photographer (which as discussed is so much more than someone who simply takes great photographs – difficult though that can be).  It’s now time to look specifically at what makes a great Lake District Wedding Photographer …

What makes a great photograph?

What makes a great photograph? This is one of those questions that often elicits the response: “that’s a really good question” … which just as often implies that whoever you’re asking doesn’t know the answer! Like all art – and there’s no doubt that photography is art – we may …

Ever thought about the history of weddings?

It’s an interesting topic, when you come to think of it.  We’re all familiar with the present day traditions and ceremonies – the proposal, the engagement, the exchange of rings, the Best Man’s speech, the honeymoon – all the things that make it so special.  But in all probability it …

What makes a wedding very special?

Apart from the obvious – marrying the love of your life! – there are many things that contribute to making a wedding the most special day.  One of these would be the location – and another would be the knowledge that your memories will be preserved forever … … so surely a perfect combination is having your wedding in the hauntingly beautiful Lake District, with a photographer who can capture the ambience perfectly? “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever” Thank you John Keats (opening line of his poem Endymion) for reminding us.  Of course, it’s not enough …

Wedding in Sorrento

One of the highlights of my wedding year had to be photographing this beautiful wedding in Sorrento on the Bay of Naples this September. Rob and Lisa fell in love with Sorrento on a visit a year ago and decided to get married at Saint Francis Cloister, which has to …

Winter Weddings

Although January is here and the Christmas season is over, we still have several months of winter to come and I thought some comments on winter weddings might be helpful. Part of my job as a wedding photographer is to pick up on the things that make each wedding unique, …

Top 5 Tips for Brides

As experienced Lake District Wedding Photographers we have seen it all. With experience comes knowledge and in this blog post we wanted to share a few tips for stunning preparation wedding photographs; Wear the right thing – when getting ready it’s important that you wear something comfortable and that isn’t …