Rosie and James got married in January in Bexhill, celebrating their wedding at the De La Warr Pavilion. With it being a 4pm ceremony, in winter – they knew they wouldn’t really be outside for a lot of the day, but as they were really keen to have light, bright and airy portraits, they chose to have their couple photos later in the year – once the weather improved.
Lucie and Rob got married a few weeks ago at Brighton Town Hall, in the beautifully intimate Fitzherbert Room. It was just Lucie, Rob and their two friends who acted as witnesses – along with the registrars of course, which created the most wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. I love small weddings and elopements and this was a perfect example of how to do it the right way.
Rosie and James’ had a beautiful wedding a few weeks ago at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill. A 4pm ceremony in mid-January is expected to be a little colder and darker than the rest of the year – but Rosie and James, along with their friends and family lit up the day, with love, warmth, happiness and laughter.
It was a pleasure to witness, photograph and be a part of.
2017 – Wow. What an amazing and emotional year, full of beautiful Stories, Memories & Moments.
Getting to this point of the year, a traditionally quiet time for wedding photographers, provides a perfect opportunity for sitting back with a mug of coffee and taking a look through the previous 365 days, seeing the magic of a year unfolding across thousands of photos.
It’s easy to forget, but each photo represents a moment in time, a moment of incredible significance to the people involved. Moments I had the pleasure of witnessing and the honour of documenting.
It’s truly humbling.
Luki & Liam got engaged on Brighton beach , so when it came time to arrange their wedding – Brighton was the logical place to celebrate their big day! They got married at the beautiful Angel House, which is right on the seafront, a stones throw from where they got engaged & It was a perfect place for these two to tie the knot! A beautiful regency house, surrounded by their family, friends & lots of children including their daughter Luna – They made their day about fun, laughter & love.
Gina & Ben had us down to their beautiful house a few weeks back, for their magnificent, fun and relaxed fun fair wedding. They wanted a different take on the traditional wedding, and wanted to make it fun for everyone – so they had had an entire fun fair to entertain their guests, from a coconut shy to a ring toss, a strength tester, ice cream van and street food… and of course, an actual, full size, fully amazing, FERRIS WHEEL. I love weddings with a big focus on the guests having an amazing time – we’ve had a few weddings with circus games, fete style games and even one with flying pigs… but a full sized fun fair was certainly a first for us!
A few weeks ago, I traveled to Brookfield Barn, a brand new wedding venue, both in terms of it being the first wedding I’ve photographed there, but also in that it only opened a year or so ago! It’s very exciting to have such a great new venue right on my doorstep! It reminds me a little of another venue we frequent – Bury Court Barn, but is considerably closer!
I was there for the wedding of CJ and Luke, it was a date I felt I had highlighted on my calendar for a long time, as CJ first contacted me straight after I’d photographed Katie & Jason’s Barn wedding.
One of CJ’s 13 Bridesmaids, (yes you read that right! one-three. thirteen!) was Katie’s sister, so CJ had seen my work, loved my style and wanted me to be their photographer. When I get enquiries like that, they’re always super exciting – as I know some of the crowd already, and it becomes as if I’m just photographing a friends wedding, which is a pretty special thing to say.
Becca & Phil came down to Brighton for their engagement session a few weeks ago, Becca is an awesome make up artist, and has done so many weddings she must have seen hundreds of wedding photographers in action – so for her to book me for their wedding is both an incredible complement, but also a big pressure!
I love this wedding so much, it had everything about weddings that I love – from the location (Lewes – my favourite town! I essentially grew up there, and go back as much as I can!) to the wonderful, friendly people, to tons of sumptuous details & heaps of rustic charm.