Relaxed moments – unposed couple portraits

Early last year I photographed Karen and Pete's wedding at The Fennes, Braintree. Later in the evening after some couple photographs in the beautiful grounds I sat Karen and Pete in one of the reception rooms and retreated to the hallway. They soon forgot...

Story in a room – bridal preparation

As a documentary wedding photographer, telling the story of your day is my main objective. That's why I love it when opportunities like the these from Lucy and Craige's wedding back in September present themselves. I'm looking for layers and stories within stories and...

Lucy+Craige Long Melford Wedding

Lucy and Craige’s September wedding, took place in Long Melford, Suffolk. Lucy got ready at just down the road at the beautiful Melford Hall before the short journey to the majestic All Saints Church Long Melford. After the service, the the...

A quick guide to group shots

Although I’m primarily a documentary wedding photographer I am always happy to take group shots. Weddings are often the only time you will have all your friends and family in one place. With some prior planning we can usually get...

Kerry-Ann+Rob’s Moreves Barn Wedding

Kerry-Ann and Rob's small intimate family wedding took place at Moreves Barn, Great Waldingfield, Suffolk. They opted for a custom wedding photography package with coverage from their ceremony to first dance. Venue:...

Waiting room – The Athenaeum Bury St Edmunds

Capturing interaction between people is, to me, a really important part of photographing a wedding. This picture is a favourite. Taken at The Athenaeum Bury St Edmunds during Sabina and Tom's small, intimate ceremony. It includes two sets of interactions, the bride's...

Lara+Daniel Long Melford Wedding

Lara and Daniel's late August wedding, took place on a warm Saturday afternoon in Long Melford, Suffolk. After some getting ready photos at in nearby Sudbury we headed over to the beautiful All Saints Church in Long Melford. After the service,...

2018 Budget changes for weddings

As part of the 2018 budget the Chancellor has asked the Law Commission to review the rules on where weddings can take place. The changes should create a "simpler and fairer system" giving couples a "meaningful choice". For the first time outdoor...

Confetti Run

"How do we organise a confetti run?" A question I'm often asked, usually a few minutes before people want to throw confetti. This is, one of the rare occasions, that as a documentary wedding photographer I'll get involved in...

Award winning wedding photographer

I'm delighted to have achieved the distinction of winning two Bronze Awards in the Guild of Professional Photographers Image of the Month competition with photos from Heather and Tom's wedding at Dove Barn, Boxford, With the competition...