SAUSAGES & SELFIES

SAUSAGES & SELFIES (COCKTAIL HOUR / DRINKS RECEPTION) Congratulations, champagne, cocktails, cold drinks, canapes, things on sticks, things on platters, sausages, ice creams, sweets/candy, laughter, big smiles, guitars, more accordion, la vie en rose, flashmob, selfies, group shots, polaroids, sunnies, sunscreen and a llama. Yes, a llama. I have no idea either, I just go…

WE HATE POSING

WE HATE POSING (COUPLES EXCLUSIVE) Walking, standing, sitting, lightly directed, indoors, outdoors, far from the madding crowd… Posing is a bit of a dirty word and this part of the day should never, ever be awkward and need not be. This is when experience comes to the fore…              …

GOLDEN TIME

GOLDEN TIME (EARLY EVENING) Tablescapes, entrances, starters, mains, desserts, speeches, eat outdoors (if you can), eat indoors (if you must), bon appetit!                         Best Wedding Photographer France There is no such thing. Nope and can’t be. For the simple reason of style. There are…

PARTY TIME

PARTY TIME (LATE EVENING) Martini espresso, bands, DJ’s, swirly lights, candles, inky night skies, gin bars, fireworks, croquembouche, cocktails, first dances, dancing the night away…                         Chateau Weddings France There are an ever-growing number of chateaux available to rent for your wedding in France.…

So long 2018…Well hello 2019!

I admit I am slightly late this year with this one… At the start of each new year, I post an end of year summary and what I am looking forward to in 2019. I am a bit late this year (posting in mid March) because I have been a bit busy until now. First…

2018, here we come!

2018, here we come! So if 2017 was the best year to date and better than 2016 which was better than 2015, which was in turn better than 2014, which was of course better than 2013…all the way back to the year 2000, how am I going to top it in 2018? “Easily” would be…

France Weddings 2017 Review

France Weddings 2017 Review Every year is the ‘best ever’ isn’t it? Well it’s true, it was! Although my 17th full year as a wedding photographer/film-maker, this was my first full year actually resident in France. Previously, I’d been ‘commuting’ which can seem like fun initially, but becomes quite wearing after a while, especially when…

Firehorse Photography Books

FIREHORSE PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS   Hot from the printers (at least that was the case at the time of writing this) is the first batch of 2017 Firehorse Photography books! We believe a book is the single best investment you can make in regard to the presentation & preservation of your wedding day memories. Research shows…

Pinterest for Brides (and maybe some Grooms…)

PINTEREST FOR BRIDES (AND MAYBE SOME GROOMS…) Pinterest for Brides because let’s face it, it is mostly you girls that pin…but some of us fellas do also! I’m one of them. Why is it good and where are any potential pitfalls? We’ll start with the positives first. Pinterest is without doubt, a fabulous and ever-growing…

France Wedding Album by Queensberry

FRANCE WEDDING ALBUM BY QUEENSBERRY It’s nice when your work is recognised and featured somewhere and our latest France wedding album by Queensberry just has been on their blog (click here) including an interview. Queensberry have been our principal album partner for most of my professional career in this industry, so for around 15 years…

Wedding Films in France

WEDDING FILMS IN FRANCE In addition to photographing weddings, we also make and produce wedding films in France. We offer 4 levels of production in this regard including; the Slideshow, the Photo-Film, the Fusion-Film (previously called ‘Macro’) and the Pure-Film (previously called ‘Micro’). The first of these, The Slideshow is technically not a film at…

Fabulous new Queensberry Q Book

FABULOUS NEW QUEENSBERRY Q BOOK Currently in production (and will be with us in the studio shortly) is this new fabulous new Q Book from Queensberry of New Zealand featuring Emily & Bernard’s recent Castelnau des Fieumarcon wedding. This particular Queensberry Q Book is a 12″ x 12″ square with leather cover and printed on…