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Should you go with the first wedding photographer you see? Should you go with the one offering the lowest price?

As with all things purchased ‘shop around’ on the internet, in literature, listen to recommendations from friends and family and attend wedding fayres. Talk to as many photographers as you have time for and draw up a short list. Do

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Why not let Uncle Tom or Auntie Julie do your wedding photography?

Mirror picture in the bridal suit of Rowton Castle in Shropshire

There is a lot to be said for a relative or friend taking your wedding photographs and my first wedding photography ‘booking’ was for my brother over thirty years ago. I am writing this article to clarify a few key

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How soon should you book your wedding photographer?

September and a few people are still looking to set up their winter wedding. Most people book their photographer  at least 6 months in advance, but if you want the right photographer for busy times of year then the sooner

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Cut Out the Middle Man

Kiss at the gate Peckforton Castle Peckforton Cheshire

As a professional photographer I am very clear about the value of the services I provide. It is wonderfully simple when people take the time to follow up a word of mouth reference or look for me online. There are

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Valentine’s Day approaches!

Every year I post about Valentine’s Day. It is a date I never miss in my own relationship with my own partner of 25 years married. Every relationship that  will stand the test of time has involved both people living

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Winter fairy tale wedding in a North Wales Chateau

This was a fairy tale wedding for Jo and Paul at the wonderful Chateau Plas Rhianfa on the beautiful island of Anglesey. The Chateau overlooks the Menai Straits with a view towards Snowdonia. It was not the warmest day and bridesmaids wrapped

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Moving, poignant & romantic – harp music for your wedding or other event by Oona

Bollywood harpist Oona Linnett

I am so fortunate to have such an extraordinarily talented partner in life who plays the harp so very beautifully. I am also not the only one to appreciate this as Oona has been asked to play by a huge

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