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I hope you enjoy the ramblings & images of my journey through my photography blog.

After years learning about the wedding industry, I have gained a lot of tips and ideas from venues, planners, florist, dressmakers and couples.

My wish is this Photography Blog gives insight, ideas and inspiration for couples and assist with planning their special day.

Make sure you check out my top tips, they focus on specific areas of the day providing quick links, insights and inspiration.

Charlie X

Winter bridal hair trends – styles and accessories – Guest Post

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Winter weddings can be amazing! Glistening trees, rustic colours and maybe even a sprinkling of snow all lend themselves to being part of making an already very special day a bit more magical. Whilst spring and summer weddings may be the preference of many, that’s no reason for ruling out having your big day in the winter. It’s usually a great choice financially, for a start. … Read More

Alternative Wedding Bouquets – That steal the show

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When you start thinking about it the ideas are endless, you can have bouquets made out of folded paper, pompoms, felt, wool, ribbons the materials are endless. Just consider is the overall theme of your wedding and what suits your style. … Read More

Destination Wedding Photography Shoot in Portugal – Cascais

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On a lovely visit Portugal this year I had the chance to photograph two beautiful brides on Cascais beach. This quaint little fishing village has lots to offer, colourful buildings, romantic promenades and a stunning stretch of beautiful sandy beach. The perfect place for a destination wedding. I only had … Read More

Glamorous Countryside Wedding
Joanne and Stuart at Caer Llan

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After Joanne and Stuart’s pre-wedding shoot there was much excitement and anticipation for the big day itself. We had discussed many ideas and photograph opportunities and planned to capture the most we could. There was plenty of time allocated to capture the couple in a relaxed and enjoyable location. One … Read More

Common Mistakes with Wedding Flowers

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Call it flowers, blooms or blossoms; they have a significant value in our life. A fresh bud has the power to express feelings, something which many of us fail to do. This beauty plays a vital role in events, be it a celebration or grievance. One can’t imagine these events held without flowers.… Read More

Spring Time Wedding Day
Caldicot Castle – Chloe & Ian

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We started with a romantic beach picnic including fresh Italian food and wine.  After following them up to the church steps where they danced and laughed in the sun, I finally found a cooler spot under the trees allowing the sun to peek through the branches.  I couldn’t help grabbing a few shots on the return walk thought the quaint streets capturing a stolen kiss as they went. … Read More

St Pierre Golf Course Chepstow Wedding Steph & Jay

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St Pierre, Chepstow, my local wedding venue. Its a fantastic place with acres of countryside set in a magnificent golf club. I only like to shoot maximum two wedding here a year to keep my creative mind challenged. The couple are from Bristol and choose the venue for its spectacular setting, accommodation and ease of location. … Read More

Your Bridal Beauty Timeline – Top Beauty Tips

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There’s so much to think about on your wedding day – the flowers, the food, not tripping on your dress – that it’s best if your beauty routine is as effortless as possible. The secret here is great preparation: start early enough, and you can spend the actual morning of your wedding enjoying yourself, secure in the knowledge that you’re looking your absolute best. … Read More
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