Category Archives: British Brides

England Can Be Pretty Too

I love this time of year – not to hot, not to cold and beautiful colourful fields just crying out to the photographed!
Clicky here for more from this beautiful Japanese/English wedding.

Credit: Chanelle & Craig Segerius-Bruce

Urban Chic

I’ve got a beautiful English wedding to share..and I am rather excited about it because the photographer, Marianne Taylor and I are doing a photo shoot together at the end of this month. I’m such a big poser and I can’t wait already (I have even started the prop scouting!)

The reception of Lucy & Richard’s wedding took place in the uber chic Northbank Restaurant right on the River Thames with great views of Tate Modern and the Millennium Bridge. I love the look of this venue, so intimate yet stylish, which fits in rather nicely with Lucy’s gorgeous grey dress don’t you think?
You simply must head over to Marianne’s blog to not only check out all the ladies hats (hats are pretty much mandatory at British weddings you see!) but also my absolute favourite detail of the wedding…Bridie the Bridesmaid (yep the doggie!)

Credit: Marianne Taylor

All The Fields Of England

Bristol photographer Rosie Parsons is quite simply fabulous daaarling (she took the most recent photographs of me, one of which I am using as my current header.)  
As you can see, this month all the fields on England turn yellow (David McNeil used a beautiful yellow field for his latest engagements shoot too) making for some super colourful, happy yellow photography.  The shoot took place in the picturesque town of Henley-on-Thames…quintessential English gorgeousness!
Be sure to also check out another shoot Rosie did this week of a couple and their Dalmatian…cute!

Thanks Rosie!

Credit: Forever After Images

A Geeky, Offbeat, Tea Party, Country Engagement Shoot

I love featuring my friend David McNeil’s photography and I think his work definitely makes me cool by-proxy. David has really been shooting some fabulous work recently, his use of lighting and composition is second to none. I am proud to be his friend (you can pay me later hun!) and to share his work with you all.

Rosalie & Jamie actually discovered David through Rock n Roll Bride so I am even more chuffed than usual to share this shoot.  I am absolutely gaga over those shots with the heart shaped umbrella, I think I need one of those in my life! Check out David’s blog for more about this shoot and Rosalie’s uber cute ‘Geeky, Offbeat, Tea Party, Country’ wedding planning blog for more about this couple and their wedding plans.  Its defiantly going to be an awesome, quitenesially British (with a rocking’ twist) wedding!

Credit: David McNeil

If Capa Shot Weddings!

I love featuring weddings from the UK. Have a gander at this little beauty sent in by British photographer Phillip Allen.  They look like that had a lot of fun…

Petia and Chris married in March at Poole Guildhall in Dorset, UK. 
One of the most exciting aspects of the day for me as a photographer 
was a beach landing they made at Studland on the Isle of Purbeck, 
where their reception was held. After the ceremony they sailed out of 
Poole Harbour on a 40 foot yacht with family and close friends (who 
own and crewed the yacht) with a small outboard craft trailing 
behind. As we approached land, bride, groom, photographer and yacht’s 
skipper alighted the outboard and headed for the beach. The water was 
somewhat on the nippy side it not quite yet being Spring in the 
region but it added an exhilarating stimulus to an already exciting 
method of moving between wedding ceremony and reception. Prior to the 
big day I’d been researching Robert Capa’s beach landing shots, 
though thankfully we weren’t under fire on the day in question 
itself! A friend did retrospectively suggest adopting the approach of 
Method Wedding Photography though, stating that I should have ordered 
the groom (and by consequence the bride) to hit the surf face down!

Credit: MisterPhill