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A diary of my work (and more) which will hopefully give you you an insight into my clients and my photography. I'd love to hear your feedback so please feel free to leave comments at the end of each post.

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Entries in Berkshire Wedding (25)


Berkshire Wedding Photography, Jenny & John, Coworth Park, Ascot

Coworth Park Wedding Photography

I had the very great pleasure of photographing Jenny and John's wedding day in the Tower House at Coworth Park, a fabulous wedding venue just outside Ascot in Berkshire. It was a lovely day with a warm friendly family atmosphere. As Jenny arrived we even got a burst of afternoon sunshine which flooded the ceremony with golden afternoon light and was beautiful for the outdoor shots.

Thank you for a great day

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Berkshire wedding Photography, Leanne & Michael, Trunkwell House, Reading 

Trunkwell House Wedding Photography

Leanne & Michael's wedding was at the fantastic Trunkwell House in Beech Hill near Reading. I could tell as soon as arrived it was going to be a lovely day and I was right. Leanne & Michael's families and friends were great fun and and really made the day special! A great atmosphere and lots of personal touches: Friends played music during the ceremony and for the 1st dance, Leanne's dad made the wedding post box, Michael's parents made around a 100 pots of homemade chutney to go with the cheese cake.

It was also great to see Sarah Goddard of Visage silhouettes again too. She is amazing, in waht seems like seconds, she cuts individual silhouettes of all the guests.

Thanks to Peter Craft (The Toastmaster) and the team at Trunkwell for all of of their help and doing such a brilliant job.

Here's a few pictures from the day:

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Berkshire Wedding Photography, Jo & Andrew, Wokefield Park, Reading

Wokefield Park Wedding Photography

Jo & Andrew were married at Wokefield Park near Reading in Berkshire. It was a brilliant day, lots of fun and a truly lovely atmosphere. Jo got ready at Wokefield so we had a very entertaining morning with Jo and her "Chief" Bridesmaids her Mum and her Gran! Andew was getting ready in the room below so I was able to get a few shots of the Groomsmen getting ready too.

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Berkshire pre Wedding Photography, Dee & Harry, Herschel Park, Slough

Taplow House Hotel Wedding Photography

Dee & Harry are getting married at the beautiful Taplow House Hotel near Maidenhead but chose Herschel Park in Slough for their pre wedding shoot. They used to live near here and often used to walk through the park do it seemed an obvious choice. The wild flowers in the nature reserve were stunning.

Here's a few pictures from their pre wedding photography session:

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Berkshire Wedding Photography, Marian & Paul, Coworth Park, Ascot, Berkshire

Coworth Park Wedding Photography

Marian and Paul were married at the Holy Trinity Church in Sunningdale, a beautiful church made even more special by the fact that Marian's Parents and Grandparents were married there too! They had booked a horse drawn carriage to take Marian to the Church and on to Coworth Park for the reception. They looked fabulous as they came up Coworth's driveway amongst the spectacular display of wild flowers.

We had a fantastic afternoon in the wild flower meadow,lovely people,  canapes, champagne and Clemenza (The String Trio) playing a wonderful soundtrack. The perfect way to spend a summers afternoon!

Suprises were in store for the wedding breakfast, NJ, Marian's 7 year old nephew got up and sang Gary Barlow's "Sing" to them. He had the whole room in tears guests, waiters, even the photographer! He was brilliant!

Thank you for what was a fantastic day.

Here's a few pictures from Marian and Paul's Wedding day at Coworth Park:

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Berkshire Wedding Photography, Emma & Rob, Easthampstead Park, Wokingham

Easthampstead Park Wedding Photography

Emma & Rob were married at St Mary's Church in Beech Hill near Reading before their reception at Easthampstead Park near Wokingham. My day started though with Emma and her bridesmaids and parents getting ready at home. There was a lovely atmosphere which continued throughout their day. The weather looked promising in the morning but unfortuneatley took a turn for the worse during the afternoon, no matter though, I love the shots of Emma with the wind in her hair and the umbrella's made some great pictures too.

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Berkshire Pre Wedding Photography, Marian & Paul, Coworth Park, Ascot, Berkshire

Coworth Park Wedding

Marian & Paul are getting married in July at the Holy Trinity Church in Sunningdale which is  not only where Marian's parents were married but her grandparents too! The reception will be at the fabulous Coworth Park  in Sunningdale.

There are so many great locations for photography at Coworth Park that we decided to do the pre wedding shoot there too.

Here's a few images from the morning we spent there:


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Bearwood College Wedding Photography, Karen & Ian, Wokingham, Berkshire

Bearwood College Wedding

Karen and Ian's Wedding day at Bearwood College near Wokingham was a fabulous day. The weather wasn't the best but other than having to swap the outdoor shots around a bit it didn't seem to matter at all.

I arrived at Karen's just before 11:00 to photograph Karen and her 2 bridesmaids getting ready and it wasn't long before they got started on Champagne and Pizzas, I can't think of many better ways to start a day! The flowers, were delivered shortly afterwards, they looked stunning. The pink Calla Lilies in the bouquets and buttonholes were absolutely beautiful. Henry the 1949 Bentley Limo arrived promptly reminding everybody that that time was getting on.

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Berkshire Wedding Photography in Windsor, Michelle and Paul

Englemere Wedding

I'm thoroughly enjoying the current spell of fabulous weather we're having and felt really quite excited as I drove over to Windsor to photograph Michelle and Paul's pre wedding shoot on Saturday morning. I was't to be disappointed either, we had a lovely morning taking pictures before stopping for a coffee in the sunshine to go through their wedding details. They were a lovely couple to photograph, very relaxed and lots of fun, I am looking forward to their wedding at The Guildhall and Englemere already!

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Berkshire Wedding Photography, Lorraine & Shane's Wedding Day at Trunkwell House 

I had the very great pleasure of photographing Lorraine & Shane's Wedding day at Trunkwell House in Beech Hill near Reading, Berkshire. I don't think I've had to use my umbrella all year but it seems to be getting plenty of use in August. To be fair the rain held off long enough to do all of the group shots but the heavens opened while we out taking pictures of Lorraine & Shane, it wasn't a problem,  out came the umbrella, and we managed to get some lovely rainy wedding day images.

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Berkshire Wedding Photography, Laura & Simon's Wokefield Park Wedding

wokefield park, berkshire wedding photographer

Laura & Simon were married at St Barnabas Church in Emmer Green with reception at Wokefield Park in Mortimer, Berkshire. Laura and Simon had spent loads of time preparing some lovely touches for the wedding day. For example they had saved up rose petals and dried them to use for the confetti, They painted the cake figures so they looked like them, plus they hand decorated the "MR & MRS", to name but a few of the details.

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Berkshire Wedding Photography, Clare & Mike's Cantley House Wedding, Wokingham, Berkshire

I had the very great pleasure of photographing Clare & Mike's weddding day at Cantley House Hotel in Wokingham, Berkshire. I can honestly say that I haven't met a couple so openly excited about their wedding day as Clare & Mike. I knew within minutes of arriving it was going to be a lovely day and I wasn't dissapointed. Between them they managed to keep either a smile on my face, a tear in my eye, or both for the whole day!

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Hampshire Wedding Photography, Laura & Simon's pre wedding shoot in Fleet, Hampshire

Laura and Simon are getting married at Wokefield Park at the end of May. As keen photographers themselves they chose to have 2 photographers for the wedding day. I enlisted the help of Abigail White who will be shooting with me on the wedding day and was kind enough to come along to the pre wedding shoot too.

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Berkshire Wedding Photography, Hayley & Peter's pre wedding shoot, Pangbourne 

I met up with Hayley and Peter a couple of weeks ago on a cold and damp Thursday morning in Pangbourne. We started with a coffee and went through the details of their wedding day before walking down the banks of the Thames for a few pictures. Despite the weather and the mud we had a great time, Peter even managed a gallant moment piggy-backing Hayley over the mud.

I'm really looking forward to the wedding in March in Shiplake!

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Ewelina and Leigh's Wedding Photography, Donnington Valley Hotel, Douai Abbey, Newbury

Ewelina and Leigh were married at Douai Abbey in Woolhampton with the reception at The Donnington Valley Hotel near Newbury. My day started relatively early at Leigh's parents, where Ewelina and her bridesmaids were getting ready for the 11:00am ceremony at Douai Abbey. The atmosphere at the house was lovely and Ewelina looked absolutely beautiful!

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Natalie & Alex's Wedding Photography, Crown Plaza, Caversham, Mapleduraham, Church, Berkshire

Natalie and Alex were married at the beautiful St Margaret's Church set in the heart of the Mapledurham country estate with the reception at the Crowne Plaza in Caversham. Having had a few problems with the weather on the engagement shoot we were relieved to get a glorious summers day for the wedding! Natalie looked gorgeous and the emerald green bridesmaids dresses with the yellow flowers looked stunning!

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Susanne & Mick's Wedding Photography, Regency Park Hotel, Thatcham, Berkshire

I had the very great pleasure of photographing Susanne and Mick's wedding day over the weekend at the Regency Park Hotel in Thatcham, Berkshire. It was lovely day with a great atmosphere and lots of family involvement. Susanne was given away by her son Kris, her daughter Hannah was one of the bridesmaids, and Mick's son Phil was the best man. Even their beloved cat "Marmalade"  made an appearance (kinda!).

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Julia & Steve's Wedding Photography, St Michael's Church, Bray and Oakley Court, Windsor, Berkshire

I had the great pleasure of Photographing Julia and Steve's Wedding Day at St Michael's Church in Bray and The Oakley Court Hotel in Windsor.

Julia was christened at St Michael's so the church was the perfect location for the wedding. The Oakley Court, just 5 minutes from the church, with it's Thameside location and Gothic styling is an absolutely stunning venue was chosen for the reception.

There were some lovely touches and moments: such as the Landau from Haydn Webb Carriages which took Julia to the church and was a compete surprise for Steve; all of the groomsmen in their Top Hats, Tails and canes; Julia's Dad delivered an emotional and moving speech, even I was getting tearful; Julia and Steve had rehearsed a waltz for the first dance.  Altogether it was a fantastic day!


Dan & Dani's Wedding Photography, Taplow House, Berkshire

I had the very great pleasure of shooting Dan and Dani's wedding at the Taplow House Hotel, a beautiful venue situated just outside Maidenhead in Berkshire. One of the many things I love about being a wedding photographer is seeing families and friends all coming together to celebrate the wedding day. At Dan & Dani's wedding the strong bond between their families and friends was immediately apparent and made it even more special.

My thanks to everyone, for making me feel so welcome, I had a fantastic time!

Dani & Dan's Engagement Shoot in Windsor, Berkshire


Julia & Steve's Engagement Photography at The Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor, Berkshire

Julia and Steve are getting married in June at St Michael's in Bray and the Oakley Court Hotel: A gorgeous country house Hotel in the Victorian Gothic style, situated on the banks of the River Thames between Maidenhead and  Windsor in Berkshire. Julia and Steve quite understandibly chose to do their engagement shoot at the Oakley Court, with it's riverside walks and ornate gardens it makes a great location for photography.

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