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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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Posted in Wedding photography, Wedding photography promotion

So pleased to have a studio

We had a short spell of cold winter weather recently in Chester but only a smattering of snow and that did not last long. We are now back to damp and cool. Feeling for those expecting a blizzard and deep snow

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Posted in Children, pet photographic portraits, Portrait photography

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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Posted in Portrait photography, Wedding photography

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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Big band sound for your wedding!

I attended two weddings recently which both had a band playing. They sounded great and in uniform they looked very impressive too. The first wedding was north of St Helens and featured the Hadock Brass Band, whose website can be

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Dogs are fantastic!

Capturing the spirit of your pet is the aim, so to photograph them on their regular walk is often the best place. This also means a variety of shots with your dog having fun including some action shots. Shots out

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