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As important as finding ‘the’ dress is choosing the right photographer, to capture the magic, the little details and unscripted moments that tell the story of your wedding. After all, when the last champagne cork has been popped and the honeymoon is sadly over, viewing your wedding photographs will bring back the joy and emotion of your special day.
Please take a few moments to explore our website, visit our journal to see our latest adventures, explore whole weddings in our client galleries, roam through some of our favourite images in our portfolio. Our prices can be found below, click here to visit our ‘How much will it cost?’ section. We’d love to meet you! Visit our Porthcawl studio and chat with us about your wedding day ideas over a nice cuppa. The result will be amazing photographs that you and your family will treasure. To check that we are available for your day, and to make an appointment, please use the contact form at the bottom of this page.
How we do it...our style
Gorgeousness Guaranteed! We have a strong artistic style, developed from many years experience of photographing people professionally. It is influenced by our life experiences too, from our interests in everything from music, travel, the arts and nature. We hope that you find a connection with our style of photography, and that photography is important to you – we are not copycat photographers. We strive to produce something valuable, creative and unique for every client. If you appreciate great imagery then be prepared and excited to be part of that process. Let’s Work Together Your wedding is important. To you, to your family and friends and to ourselves. Julie and I shoot every wedding together, we blend in – often mistaken for just another family member or guest. We want to create a set of beautiful photos that tell the story of your wedding day. We have a distinct style that combines artistic portraiture with documentary style shooting that will capture intimate moments and tiny details. We would love to meet you, chat about your wedding day plans and get to know each other a little better. Start with sending a request on our contact form at the bottom of the page. Don’t Get Caught Up In The Jargon When you begin searching for the person you will trust to capture the memories of your wedding day, you will see labels such as; vintage, photojournalist, alternative and fine art to describe various styles of photography. In our experience, a good professional wedding photographer will adapt a selection of these styles. Your wedding day will be a wonderful journey through a range of emotions, events and settings and we will be there to capture gorgeous images throughout; adapting to the theme, colour palette and moods. Just as every wedding is different, every couple is different too, we aim to reflect your personalities in our coverage of your day. Choose a wedding photographer you connect with, meet with them and trust them to allow you to enjoy your wedding day – no labels or jargon required!
Be prepared…your preWedding Photoshoot
Yet more gorgeousness… An unusual, yet essential part of all our wedding packages is the complimentary preWedding photoshoot experience. This is FUN! Trust me. We usually meet at an outdoor location, a beach, an urban setting, a park, on a mountain, etc. We take some time getting to know one another whilst taking some relaxed, informal photos. This usually happens about a month before your wedding day and is an ideal time to chat about your final plans. It also puts everyone more at ease with the idea of being photographed – so the wedding day experience can be more enjoyable. Everyone loves their preWedding shoot and the photographs too! You will get the opportunity to choose your favourite image for us to print and mount, we then bring it along to your venue where you can ask your guests to sign it as a memento. Your favourites are included with your album package, but those of you on a digital package will have the opportunity to buy the collection.
How much will it cost?
What will it cost you for this level of gorgeousness?
Our standard digital package (up to 8 hours) is £1495 and offers incredible value. We also offer less expensive options if your wedding plans allow for shorter coverage, particularly for weddings later in the day or small, intimate occasions. Whether you are planning a UK wedding or an overseas wedding, then please arrange to meet with us to discuss your ideas.
What we include in our beautiful album packages as standard:
● our signature look, a gorgeous fusion between documentary and fine art coverage ● we include an option for a complementary preWedding location photoshoot with a ‘signing picture’ of your favourite images (and hi-res files of the rest) ● there will be two of us with you capturing different views of your day ● there will be at least 450 final images – including printing rights – for you to download ● a full service online gallery for print orders, file download and a slideshow for all your guests to enjoy ● wedding day travel within a 100 miles round trip is included.
We require just a £300 booking fee to secure your date, we take cheques, cash or bank transfer. You have an option to extend for longer coverage if you should change your mind.
We have many beautiful Queensberry flushmount style albums and art book options to pick from. You are welcome to visit the studio to see our samples. Please get in touch for our full and comprehensive price guide, which includes many coverage options and beautiful all inclusive album packages.
Wedding venues...our favourites!
South Wales Wedding Venue Guide
A Wedding Venue Guide to South Wales
Everyone has their idea of their favourite wedding venue, our daughter got married by the lakeside at a festival! You might like to ask us about some of the many dozens of venues that we have personal experience of. If you are still searching for your ideal venue, then call us to get the lowdown on which are our favourites and why! We have photographed at everything from a farm to a castle, from a stately home to a country house hotel, from a youth hostel to a cricket club! All have their good points and some aspects that need careful consideration before you book. We are often asked at wedding fayres about our opinions on potential wedding venues and can offer independent advice on what might be best for your big day. This is not a definitive list, we will add more as we find the time, which is another good reason to give us a call! Our South Wales Wedding Venue Guide…coming soon!
Re-live the fun and adventure of your recent Engagement or preWedding photoshoot. If you have ordered an Album package you will be sent a download link to the hi-res images – free of charge. You may also order professional prints and other photographic products direct with our print lab.
Here you can explore full image galleries of our recent weddings. If you were a guest, please feel free to browse through pictures of the day. You may also order professional prints and other photographic products direct with our print lab. A password may be required for protected galleries.
Get in Touch
We are excited to talk with you about your wedding ideas and about how we will capture the emotion and magical moments of your day. Visit our Porthcawl studio and chat over a nice cuppa! Please contact us via the wedding contact form to ensure an informed and quick response by email. We won’t phone you unless asked, but do include your address so we know whether a local meeting is possible!
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