A thousand Words

January 8, 2024

Tips to help you choose your First Dance song for your Wedding Day.

Choosing your first dance song can be a unique and personal moment in your wedding planning process. Here are some tips to help you choose the perfect song: 1. Consider your relationship: Consider the journey you’ve shared with your partner and the emotions you want to evoke with your first dance song. 2. Choose a […]

December 18, 2023

Festive festivities, a Winter Wedding Guide.

Winter Wedding Tips! It’s a hunch, but you imagine one of these scenarios when you decide to hold your wedding in winter (November-February in the UK). A beautiful clear, blue-sky day, with a crisp, sharp, frosty start, photos outside with a fur wrap, and your breath visible in the air. Your guests wrapped up warm […]

February 12, 2022

More Bond than Ninja?

“Why do you always wear a suit & tie to weddings Mark? You don’t have to, you’re not in the photos!” How many wedding photographers describe themselves as Ninjas? Not because they engage in covert warfare armed with a Katana but because they “blend in” and are indistinguishable from your guests. Then how many Ninja […]

February 23, 2021

All the gear, no idea!

How important is camera gear? The title of the blog is a saying used, not just in photography but in many other hobbies, relating to those who are lucky enough to be able to afford all of the best equipment but haven’t yet leant to use most of it! Although I have been a full-time […]

February 19, 2021

You can create something that is pure genius, but you have to get your timing right.

Wedding Timings. So today we are going to have a look at the all-important timings for your wedding day. No matter how “chilled out” and “relaxed” you’d like your wedding day to be I would highly recommend having a plan in terms of what times things happen. The most stressful weddings I have been to […]

Groomsmen and Groom walking to the ceremony through the tunnels at Tunnels Beaches Devon

February 13, 2021

Groom Tips!

Groom Tips Often when I ask grooms-to-be how the wedding planning is going I’m answered with “I’ve had my suit chosen, and I know what time and where to turn up” the rest of it has been dealt with by their intended. We have all seen the “Don’t tell the Bride” farce on TV. More […]

February 2, 2021

Buy Local!

Buy Local. The following is a true story. I know of a couple who lived near London but were married at a venue in the South West. When sourcing a caterer for their wedding breakfast they insisted they would only use a local business that used local produce. Beef, vegetables and even beers and wines […]

January 27, 2021

Your wedding and Covid-19 (2021 edition)

So as another packed wedding season looms, we still feel our anticipated excitement numbed by the shadow of the continued pandemic. Let’s not get caught out this year. Even though we can’t see the virus, we know of its presence and we can be proactive in safeguarding your wedding plans our occupations and above all […]

December 6, 2020

Is that a light at the end of the 2020 Covid-19 tunnel? Surely not a train?

“I fully expected us to be at a completely different place by Easter and a busy summer of nuptial events”

November 27, 2020

96 Tiers

Tempted to use the musical pun of Tiers of a Clown though I am, I’m trying to stay impartial and apolitical here, politics have no place on a wedding website after-all (I didn’t vote for him btw). So the latest Covid-19 update and re-worked lockdown is coming into play on the 2nd of December incorporating […]

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