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Katie & Graham Blake Hall

Bride & groom being showered with confetti outside of the church

Katie and Graham’s Wedding at Blake Hall in Ongar, Essex

Thinking she was going on a surprise trip to Italy Katie found herself on a plane, heading out to San Francisco.  Little did she know she’d be travelling for 6 months with the love of her life.  It turned out to be a trip of a lifetime rather than the surprise Italy trip she was expecting.  It had all been organised by Graham.  From the Rocky Mountains to Napa Valley. They went travelling around the US soaking in the sights.  When she returned to one of her favourite restaurants overlooking the vineyards in the Napa Valley she hadn’t expected the proposal.  True to form; however, Graham surprised her yet again! Getting down on one knee at the end of the evening and asking Katie to marry him.  Flash forward to August this year, and that proposal led to their wedding day at one of my favourite wedding venues in Essex. Blake Hall in Ognar.

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Sam & Hayley’s Destination Wedding at Finca Son Mir

Suset shot of bride & groom walking through olive tree groves at their Finca Son Mir Wedding

Sam & Hayley’s Destination Wedding at Finca Son Mir, Mallorca

If you’re considering a destination wedding Finca Son Mir just outside Palma, Mallorca is a beautifully renovated olive farm.  Restored between 2006 and 2007 much of the traditional character of the estate Finca Son Mir was retained.  The wedding venue and grounds provide a wonderful and historic backdrop to your wedding day. From stone steps leading to an old, enclosed courtyard. Arches leading to lush green lawns and over 600 olive trees it is perfect for those special photographs.  If like Sam & Hayley you do opt for this your wedding at Finca Son Mir, Mallorca then you’re in for real treat.
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Sunset Pre-Wedding Shoot London

Man in suit with Fiancee wearing Red outfit stood outside of Winchester Walk in London for their sunset pre-wedding shoot

Natalie & Sam’s Sunset Pre-Wedding Shoot

Living in the UK, you have to get used to how erratic the weather can be. It’s kinda our thing. Maybe even our USP? Probably not, but one thing I must say is that when the weather is good in the UK, it really is good. When Natalie and Sam contacted me from their home in San Francisco late last year to inform me that they’d be heading over to the UK to celebrate their wedding day at Ramster Hall in Guildford, I couldn’t wait to meet them!
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Wedding at Old Brook Barn in Essex

Newly married couple walking in the Grass fields as the sun sets on their Old Brook Barn Wedding

Lizzie and Aaron’s beautiful wedding at Old Brook Barn in Essex

The gorgeous old Brook Barn in Essex remains one of my favourite places to photograph. Set within the country lanes of Navestock this little gem just has all the features you dream of when planning a barn wedding. From the stream outside the venues decking area, to the open field that sits perfectly awaiting golden hour.
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Pre Wedding Shoot at Rochester Castle

man embracing fiancee resting their heads together

Emine & Ariel’s Pre Wedding Shoot at Rochester Castle

Some days I forget how lucky I am to have some of the best locations in Kent and Essex right on my doorstep. Rochester Castle is literally 15 miles away from my home and I’ve never even been there before. What a mistake that was, because quite frankly it is a beaut! (as they say here in Essex).

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Alternative East London Wedding at Holborn Studios

Bride & Groom hold hands laughing during their portrait shoot at their Alternative East London Wedding at Holborn Studios

Chloe and Nicholas’ Alternative East London Wedding at Holborn Studios

I love how different weddings can be. Each with its own twist that really represents how amazing a couple are. This Alternative East London Wedding was something that had me intrigued from the very first email Chloe and Nicholas sent over. A wedding at a photography studio in the heart of East London’s Regents Canal! YES PLEASE.
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