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Your wedding photos are your time machine…

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  Olivia Newton John died this week, I was gutted when I found out. My first thoughts were to read the testimonials from her friends and co-stars. My second was “I want to watch Grease” When any artist I like passes away, I want to watch and listen to their work. I want to feel […]

Why the Wimbledon Mens Final should inspire you to hire a wedding panner

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It was just another Sunday on the sofa… As a wedding photographer, my Saturdays are usually spent at weddings which means my Sundays are spent recovering from my Saturdays. Sunday June 10th was no different and I decided as I was recovering at home that I would watch the tennis. I was going to watch […]

That time I shot a wedding in Dubai…

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 In 2022 Matt & Emma celebrate seven years as Husband & Wife. I am looking back and some of my favourite images from their wedding day.  The Bride and I grew up in the same small town in West Sussex, even though I still refuse to grow up. Emma now lived in Dubai, which is […]

I was ready to photograph my first wedding when there was a massive earthquake!

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Editorial

It was 2011. I had just bought my first professional grade camera because I was about to photograph my first wedding! Up until this point photography had just been a hobby. It was something I did for free and just for fun. I wanted it to be more than that, but at this point I […]

How would I find a wedding photographer?

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This is what I would do if I were looking for a wedding photographer… Friday 16th April marked 10 years that I have been photographing weddings. It is, without a doubt, the greatest thing I have ever done in my life. I have never had to find a wedding photographer. People often ask me who […]

Photo of Tara in her 2nd hand vintage wedding dress by Caroline Castigliano

Say “YES” to an eco-friendly wedding dress

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How to make a statement with the most important part of your wedding day.   By Marc Bates   In 2017 I photographed the waste -free wedding of Tara Button, Tara is a published author and founder of Buy me once. The company’s purpose is to inspire and encourage consumers to buy longer lasting products. […]

Give me one moment in time…

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Kieran, his Dad Pierre and the most powerful image I have ever taken. Daisy & Kieran were supposed to be married this year, in fact at the time of writing this they would have been married for 4 days by now. We would still be recovering or sharing stories about the beautiful day or the […]

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