Tag: hints and tips
Earlier this year I was invited by Pitville Pump Rooms in Cheltenham to organise a styled shoot to showcase the venue, my first point of call was to find other suppliers who made be interested in working on the project, after all, everyone will be working for free in exchange for images which they can use. I decided to approach other wedding suppliers who also exhibited at a recent wedding fair organised by Wedding Angel at the Pump Rooms. One of this replies came from Tilly - a wedding planner who had recently start her business. Meeting Tilly, it was clear we both have a love of books including Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, as a result Tilly was keen to explore this idea and incorporate it in the shoot. I must admit I am a bit of fan of Jane Austen, the books, the tv adaptations and of course the films - Colin Firth will always be the perfect Mr Darcey.
If you want your pictures to really showcase your love story, here are some ideas to help you plan the perfect engagement/pre wedding session. Let us help you prepare for your session by sending us over the answers to the following questions:
Feeling comfortable is essential if you want to take the best photograph of your family, and that means choosing the perfect outfits for everyone to wear, especially the kids. Here, Steve Cochrane, Managing Director of Childrenswardrobe[https://www.childrenswardrobe.co.uk/], gives his advice to help you dress your child for a family photoshoot.
Preparing yourself for your wedding day should not be stressful after all it a wonderful day of celebration, here is my guide for brides and grooms to help reduce worry and to enjoy your wedding day.
As wedding photographers, we use a lot of terminology that you may not understand. This blog is to help you get to know some of our terms in regard to your wedding photography.
To be the face of your business means that you as an individual are the physical representation of the company. It means that when people see your face they will associate it instantly with the brand and when they engage with the business in anyway, they know they are engaging directly with you.
Planning a wedding is no easy task. Most people only do it once in their lifetime (or at least that's the plan), and so it's not something you tend to get a lot of practice in. This is why many people choose to use the expertise of a wedding planner but if that's not for you then we have a solution. Here is a practical checklist to follow with the 5 most important things you need to do and when.
The wedding photographer is a unique service, their job is to capture the atmosphere, the special moments and the love between you as a couple.
Whether you're planning a family shoot, booking a wedding photographer or getting headshots done for your business, one thing that plagues a lot of people when they book a professional photographer is anxiety about what they will look like in the final pictures? Will they be good enough? Will they look overweight? What will other people think?
Shop local this Christmas with these gift ideas from the Forest of Dean
Recently I had the pleasure of working with Heart of the Cotswolds - independent celebrants, I was intrigued to discover how they work differently to vicars, priests and registrars. Gillian from Heart of the Cotswolds was kind enough to explain their role and how they can help make your day truly special.
Winter weddings are magical and planning a winter wedding can result in a very stylish unique day. So how to have a merry wedding? Brides Magazine has a great article on planning your winter wedding.
What is an unplugged wedding and what are the benefits of having an unplugged wedding?
What are the must have wedding photos from your special day? Here is my list of the must have wedding photos you should have captured on your wedding day.
Getting ready for your pre wedding photoshoot? If you need some extra tips, check out this list we created just for you!
All of our packages have the option to book two photographers for your wedding – but why book a second photographers? A second photographer is an additional photographer who is there to cover the wedding as well. We may also choose to have two photographers at your wedding for many reasons.
We’re here today to talk about getting ready for your wedding day.
Do you still desire printed memories from your Cotswold Wedding?
Planning a spring wedding? Check out our checklist for a perfect spring wedding.
Capturing lasting Photographic memories from the stunning Cotswolds
Anyone who has tried to snap the perfect picture of their children will know what a challenging task this is.
Once you have Chosen your Gloucestershire Wedding venue I'm happy to go for a pre Wedding visit with you.
Capture this Moment previously mentioned that nearly half of proposals take place between December and February, which means the proposal season is currently in full swing. Admittedly, it can be hard to decide where to pop the question, given that there are lots of romantic spots to choose from.
If you’re a photographer preparing for a stint of travelling, it’s understandable if you’re wondering just how to make the most out of your camera during your trip. When there’s so much to do and see you may be stumped as to how to ensure you’re getting some perfect shots along the way. These 5 essential tips will help you do just that.
There’s no other piece of jewellery as emotionally charged as an engagement ring and perhaps no question as important as asking your beloved to spend the rest of their life with you.
natural light photography
Halloween is increasingly becoming a big event in the UK family calendar; it seems to get bigger and bigger every year. After you and your monsters have put so much effort into looking the part, you want to make sure you capture the moment and take hair raising pictures to keep for eternity. The only problem is that Halloween by its very nature is dark, so how can you take decent pictures without light? In this post we will share with you 5 top tips to help you get some bloody good Halloween pictures this year.
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I look through the frosty glass of my bedroom window and see the wintery world of the Forest of Dean below. The grey elegant fog is mingling with the deep green pine trees and the other bare brown branches. Later, after a warming cup of tea, I take a step on to the crisp grass which crunches under foot, the sound and action of the grass being crumpled is almost as hypnotic as the popping of bubble wrap. My lungs begin to fill with the chilling and rejuvenating winter air and my fingers begin to tingle as they clutch my camera, my head is whirling with just one question: How can I capture this and do this magical scene true justice?