Hannah & Josh - A Dorfold Hall Pre-Wedding Shoot

Hannah & Josh - A Dorfold Hall Pre-Wedding Shoot

Hannah and Josh are a WONDERFUL and creative couple from Cheshire who own the super-rad printing company And So They Made (personalised notebooks etc of your damn dreams! Swoon!) and on our inital Skype meeting, they made the comment that I’ve grown to expect from my couples ‘we’re not really photo people, we’re super awkward!’. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!!!!

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Amy & Matt - A Rock n' Roll Manchester City Centre Deaf Institute Wedding & Victoria Warehouse Party!

Amy & Matt - A Rock n' Roll Manchester City Centre Deaf Institute Wedding & Victoria Warehouse Party!

If you love all things music and Manchester then you’ll adore this industrial chic, rock n' roll, DIY wedding!

Amy and Matt got married at the awesome gig venue, The Deaf Institute, this past May. It was a super fun wedding, with flowers all over the tables and tealights everywhere plus personal touches put together by the happy couple - Rennies jar? Hangover kit? PARTY.

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Emily & Iain: A Stylish, Rustic, DIY Owen House Wedding Barn Wedding

Emily & Iain: A Stylish, Rustic, DIY Owen House Wedding Barn Wedding

When Iain and Emily first got in touch with me about their Owen House Wedding Barn wedding in Cheshire, I was so thrilled – they were planning the most beautiful and laid back wedding with an intimate ceremony, a hand-fasting and even a live band. Iain and Emily are the sweetest people and I couldn’t wait to shoot their wedding!

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Nicola & Antony: A Family-Filled Emotional DIY Sale Town Hall Wedding

Nicola & Antony: A Family-Filled Emotional DIY Sale Town Hall Wedding

When Tony and Nicola first got in touch with me about their Sale Town Hall and Belmore Hotel wedding in the center of Sale just 4 weeks before the big day, I was so excited – they were planning the most fun and laid back wedding with a vintage double-decker bus transporting their guests between ceremony and venue, a local busker playing a mix of Disney hits and soft acoustic tunes and even a STUNNING flower photo wall created by a family member

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The Story So Far: 2018 in Pre-Wedding Shoots

The Story So Far: 2018 in Pre-Wedding Shoots

So I'm getting super into theis year's pre-wedding shoots: meeting in stunning new locations, hiking or walking and spending time with couples who are just so damn excited about their plans...pre-wedding shoots are about so much more than pretty pictures though, they're about connecting and getting to know each other, about working out your chemistry and reassuring you that I'm not eager to make you look like anything or anyone but YOU. 

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Elizabeth & Chris: A Rivington Pre-Wedding Shoot

Elizabeth & Chris: A Rivington Pre-Wedding Shoot

When we met up for their Rivington pre-wedding shoot a few weeks ago, I was so struck by this tenderness they have for each other.  More than anything, I understood they are best friends and marriage is literally just a natural extension of that: a commitment of hearts and souls and at times I almost felt I was intruding.  And though I knew we'd have an awesome time working together on their wedding (beginning this Friday with their Liverpool Town Hall civil ceremony, followed by Saturday's Spring Cottage garden party extravaganza!) - I wasn't prepared to fall a bit in love with them and spend a languid 2 hours walking the sun-drenched trails of the gorgeous scenery that will provide the setting for Saturday's festivities.

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