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Photography Blog

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

Top Tips
Flowers & Florists

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Your wedding flowers can tie the whole theme together so give them the thought they deserve. The bouquet can act as an amazing photography prop, brighten the room and make you smile so here’s some tips to getting it right. … Read More

Italian Workshop
Destination Wedding Photography
Steph & Stefan

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Held at the incredible historic house location – Casino di Mare, The final day of the workshop really did save the best till last! It was a styled wedding shoot with true Italian charm. With vintage bicycles, olive groves and rustic doorways I was in photographers heaven!… Read More

Top Tips
Hair & Make Up

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I am no mua or stylist but can reveal a few tips from my observations on wedding day hair and makeup. A few things to think about when choosing your style and look.

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Top Tips
Group Shots

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The family group shots can be the most daunting part, but with a bit of organisation they run as smoothly as the rest of the day. With planning they can be fun and make as epic photographs as the couple images.
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Clearwell Castle Wedding
Embrace the rain
on your wedding day Steph & Adam

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I never get tired of photographing Clearwell Castle as it is the perfect setting for a fairytale wedding. With a sweeping long driveway, high arched doorways, it oozes style and sophistication fitting for the most elegant of brides.… Read More

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Timeline

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Your wedding flowers can tie the whole theme together so give them the thought they deserve. The bouquet can act as an amazing photography prop, brighten the room and make you smile so here’s some tips to getting it right. … Read More

Llanerch Vineyard, Cardiff
A Bohemian Dog Friendly Wedding
Laura & Andy

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Llanerch Vineyard in Cardiff is a fantastic wedding venue and a dream to photograph. It is a fully functional vineyard allowing you to remember your day with a bottle of their fine Cariad wine. Even more importantly it’s hard to find wedding venues that allow dogs yet Llanerch embraces it and even lets them attend the ceremony. This made it the perfect venue for Laura & Andy because Snowy is a special part of the family.… Read More

Wedding Images & Photoshop

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I’m not gonna lie, the first thing I do with a photo of myself is lighten under the eyes and remove any spots. If I’d eaten a little too much lunch that week I’m not opposed to reducing the food baby. So when editing other peoples portraits I ask myself “what would I change if this was photo of me?… Read More

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Weather

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Your wedding flowers can tie the whole theme together so give them the thought they deserve. The bouquet can act as an amazing photography prop, brighten the room and make you smile so here’s some tips to getting it right. … Read More

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