Mar 032016
 
Katrina & Mark's wedding at The Bull Hotel Halstead

Katrina and Mark’s Halstead Wedding.   “To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” – Mark Twain” Mark and Katrina are such a likeable down to earth couple, straight talking and genuine. I joked with Katrina that she had the same name as a hurricane and although not destructive she certainly left her impact wherever she went, a trail of smiles and laughter!  I have not had too

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Feb 292016
 
Braxted Park Wedding

Image of the week | Wedding at Braxted Park.     This was an image taken at Braxted Park last summer. It was an Indian wedding and I was the second shooter assisting Essex wedding photographer Andy Griffin. I never really got to know the bride and groom as I only saw them for the first time on the day itself. However I did get to watch them throughout the day and to witness the

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Feb 232016
 
Fyfield Wedding Photography - Gaby & Tom's Wedding

Gaby & Tom’s amazing wedding at St Nicholas Church Fyfield. I remember when I first went to see Gaby and Tom at their home in Fyfield they were at home with their daughter Erin and the family pets a dog and the cat. I remember there being a real homely feel to the place, they were very natural and down to earth; I liked them both straight away. Their home is connected to the one

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Feb 142016
 
Nikki & Tim's Wedding at St Michael & All Angels Church, Copford

Nikki & Tim’s, St Michael & All Angels Church Wedding.   Nicola & Tim got married in the summer of 2014 at St Michael & All Angels Church in Copford followed by a wedding reception at the Marks Tey Hotel. It was interesting (for me anyhow) how I came to meet Nikki and Tim and to photograph their wedding. Some months previously I had been in HSBC bank in Halstead and whilst at the counter

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Feb 022016
 
Rob - One of my favourite Portraits.

Rob – One of my favourite Portraits. Most of the portraits on my website are portraits photographed in Essex, my home county. These reflect  a nice balance between studio portraits, location portraits and commercial portraits, all of which I enjoy equally. However as a portrait photographer it’s always nice to look and work further afield than my home or surrounding counties. Which is one of the reasons  shooting this portrait was particularly special. Why? Because

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Jan 252016
 
Location Portrait - why I love this photograph

Location Portrait – why I love this photograph. This portrait was taken on a warm summers evening shooting into the light / sun. This gives it a beautiful soft feel with a nice glow behind the model and the grass in the background. This is actually a very flattering light, particularly good for photographing women as it leaves the skin looking very smooth with little sign of any blemishes or wrinkles. The image was shot

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Dec 022015
 
Family Portrait Photography Braintree

Family Portrait Gift Vouchers. – The Christmas gift with a difference. From just £50 (usual price £65) Not sure what gift to give to friends or loved ones this Christmas – then why not give the gift that just goes on giving? A family portrait gift voucher. Not only will the recipients enjoy an amazing photographic experience either in the studio, their own home or a suitable outdoor location nearby but they will also receive

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Nov 232015
 
Remembrance Service & Parade Halstead Essex

Photographing the 2015 Remeberance Service in Halstead. Back on Sunday 8th November I was commissioned by Newsquest to photograph the annual Remembrance Service in Halstead. The event began with a service at the World War two memorial in the public gardens with around 300 – 400 people in attendance. This was followed by a parade to the World War one memorial outside St Andrew’s Church at the top of the town and then a service

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Nov 172015
 
Cassandra & Edward's Amazing Wedding at Pontlands Park

Cassy & Ed’s amazing wedding at All Saints’ Church Stock and Pontlands Park. Hi, If this is the first time you have visited my blog then, ‘Hello’ ‘welcome’ I hope you enjoy it, please feel free to leave your comments at the end’ If you are a regular visitor then I can tell you now this was an amazing wedding – read on. I feel very privileged because this was another absolutely wonderful wedding that

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Nov 042015
 
It's all about the Groom

Wedding photography at Bishops Stortford Golf Club. A quick preview from Liz and Kerry’s wedding I photographed recently at Great Waltham Church and Bishops Stortford Golf Club. With a preview I would normally show you a nice romantic shot of the bride and groom but on this occasion have chosen to show one of the just the groom, well just the groom and his fellow band mates that is. This cool groom (Kerry’s on the

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Oct 242015
 
Family Event Photography

Baptism Celebration Party in Colchester. I get asked to photograph all sorts of family events, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, especially special birthdays such as 50th, 65th, 80th 100th, engagement parties and also christenings and baptisms etc. On this occasion I was asked to photograph an after baptism party at Firstsite in Colchester. They didn’t actually want me to attend the baptism itself but wanted lots of nice fun family shots afterwards. It was such a fantastic

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Sep 182015
 
Wedding Photography in Halstead

A sneak peek at Katrina and Mark’s Halstead wedding. A few months back I was fortunate enough to photograph the wedding of Katrina and Mark a brilliant fun loving couple from Great Yeldham.  They got married at The Bull Hotel in Bridge Street where they also held their reception. During the evening we had an opportunity to go and spend a little time and take some photographs in Halstead Public Gardens. This is one of

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