Sneaking away for couples portraits doesn’t have to mean stiff poses and awkward smiles. I’m more than happy for couples to go off and do their own thing, with me capturing the moment as it unfolds naturally.Read More
Ellie & James did their wedding, their way.
Outdoors in Northumberland, where it started raining in 1973 and has never stopped. DIY flowers, paper cranes. The bride's entrance accompanied by a sunglasses wearing ukulele player. A hand fasting ceremony. Relaxed. Laid back.
This was a real documentary wedding for me with only a handful of group photos on the beach.
Oh, and did I mention that the bride and groom ended up in the sea?Read More
Ellie and James are an ultra cool creative couple and I was thrilled when they asked me to photograph their DIY wedding on the Northumberland coast. I knew the wedding day would be a blast after we had such a fun, laid back time during this engagement shoot.Read More
Life doesn't unfold in a series of ordered, rational entirely understandable events. Neither does a wedding.
My own photography is therefore not storytelling, but trying to convey mood and a range of emotions, and the sheer strangeness and craziness of any given wedding.Read More
You're on the brink of a big decision.
In one direction the path is a little more certain. It's safe. Comfortable. Boring.
In the other direction the future is unknown. It could be dangerous. It will be exciting. It will test you and you're not sure if you're up to the challenge.Read More
I've been excited about this wedding since I met the couple and they told me their plans. The main reason is that they're arranging the wedding their way.
It's an outdoor wedding at Pot-A-Doodle-Do, which is a brave thing in itself here in the UK, where it's been raining since my sixth birthday. The wedding breakfast is a picnic where the guests bring all the food, and their flowers are made from the pages of old books.Read More
It started raining in north east England in the late 70's and it hasn't stopped.
That's what it feels like anyway.Read More