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News from us. 14th April 2020 Weddings Update

So here we are in the middle of April 2020 and the whole world feels pretty mad right now. Here in the UK we are entering our fourth week of lockdown and nothing seems normal at all. Weddings of course (as have many other things) have had to take a back seat for now, well …

News from us. 20th March Re Covid-19 – Where do we stand with wedding bookings?

Not the message I wanted to be posting today but inevitably it had to be done I suppose. To all my lovely couples that have booked with me thus far this year … Re Covid-19 – Where do we stand with wedding bookings? Probably by now you have heard from your venue cancelling your booking, …

News from us. 6th March Best Dorset Wedding Photographer 2020

I don’t usually like to do the humble brag thing, but I was surprised and pleased to recieve notification of this yesterday, that I have been voted Best Dorset Wedding Photographer 2020.I’ve won awards before of course, but this one actually means a lot. It doesn’t rely on one carefully edited and primped up image, …

Wedding 21st February Wedding of C&D Grosvenor Hotel Shaftesbury Dorset

Last weekend I was at the Grosvenor Hotel in Shaftesbury for a wedding, and this is your usual Sneak Peek of the day… only this time this is all you’ll see! Because last weekend’s couple have requested they do not have their images shared online.Which is, of course, absolutely FINE.In these days of oversharing, it’s …

Wedding 13th September Scaplens Court Wedding of Fae & Bernie

I’m always happy when a couple enquires about a Scaplens Court wedding – a museum might not be an obvious choice for a wedding venue in Dorset, but a Scaplen’s Court wedding is filled with character and gorgeous light through the medieval windows, and is an astonishingly private wedding venue right in the heart of …

Wedding 2nd August The Royal Hotel Dorset Wedding of Keeley & David

Last Saturday on another glorious sunny summers day, I shot off early to the Bay Royal Hotel down by the fab Dorset seaside in Weymouth. Once parked up for the day, I joined Keeley and the girls upstairs for the usual morning preps, and also popped in on David and the lads who were also …

Country House Weddings smedmore house Wedding 18th July Smedmore House Wedding of Georgina & Dan

Honestly – I love a Smedmore House wedding. It’s just one of my absolute favourite wedding venues in Dorset, set right on the coast above one of my personal favourite places in the whole of Dorset – Kimmeridge Bay. The house is warm and welcoming with amazing light and astonishing views, the ability to have …

Wedding 10th July Coppleridge Inn Wedding of Nicki & Andy

Honestly – I love a Coppleridge Inn Wedding. I come back time and again every year, and love it from the outdoor ceremonies in the woods to the marquee in the courtyard. Below is a real wedding story of a recent Coppleridge Inn Wedding – it’s Nicki & Andy’s big day.If you’re looking for a …

Castle Weddings HIghcliffe Castle Wedding 27th June Highcliffe Castle Dorset Wedding of Rachel & Lee

Ever since she was a little girl, Rachel considered HighCliffe Castle to be her Castle, and one day she would mary her prince there, aaaww. Of course back in those days the Castle was just an overgrown ruin, but now it’s a beautiful wedding venue, how convenient eh! To make it an even more romantic …

Wedding 27th June Hayhouse Farm Wedding of Hannah & Chris

A marquee farm wedding is one of my personal top settings for a Dorset wedding- and a Hayhouse Farm wedding is pretty perfect. There’s the wedding barn, the woodland ceremony, the marquee… and of course all the hay bales, bunting and fire pits you could ask for from a farm wedding.Below is a real wedding …

Gay LGBTQ Weddings Wedding 3rd June Wedding of Oliver & Richard – Gay Wedding in Dorset

I hate to declare I’m a Gay Wedding Friendly Photographer – because it shouldn’t even be a question, should it? Whoever’s at the front saying their vows, love is love. So of course I’m LGBTQ friendly. Below is a real gay wedding story of a recent Italian Villa wedding – it’s Oliver & Richard’s big …

Dorset Wedding The Grand Hotel Swanage Winter weddings 14th November The Grand Hotel Swanage Dorset wedding of Clare & Neil

Last Saturday, I headed back to The Grand Hotel in Swanage for the last time this year, for the wedding of Clare and Neil. A much changed day from my last visit too! Not much sun around this time, in fact quite the opposite. A stormy day, windy with heavy downpours to contend with, but …

Abbots Court Autumn weddings Country House Weddings Dorset Wedding 17th October Abbots Court Wedding of Sarah & Richard

I’m so pleased that an Abbots Court Wedding is back on for this year – the venue has been resurrected with new owners, and is set to be one of Dorset’s great wedding venues. It’s a beautiful, intimate house with fab gardens and great views.Below is a real wedding story of the very first Abbots …

Autumn weddings beach wedding Dorset Wedding Hotel Weddings The Grand Hotel Swanage 5th October The Grand Hotel Swanage Dorset Wedding of Karen & Graham

Nearly 37 years in the making, Karen and Graham joyfully tied the knott last weekend at the Grand Hotel in Swanage. Surrounded by their closest family and friends, Karen and Graham finally said I do. The Grand Hotel has been Karen and Graham’s ‘go to’ place for many years and so it was a natural …

Dorset Farm wedding Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings Summer weddings 22nd August Buckland Newton Dorset Farm Wedding of Emily & Tim

It’s been quite a tough year for Emily and Tim. Leaving family and friends behind to start a new venture taking on a farm in Dorset. First they get a hard winter, the snow hits when least expected. Then they get the hottest, dryest summer on record for decades, all very challenging for anyone let …

barn wedding Dorset Wedding Summer weddings 16th August Lower Stockbridge Farm Barn Dorset Wedding of Ellie & Rupert

What a difference a few days makes! Just the other day the sun was shining and it was hot, hot, hot. Come Ellie and Rupert’s big day and the clouds have rolled in and some strange watery stuff is falling from the sky … could this be rain! Most people given the summer that we …

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