Blog - How to choose a portrait and wedding photographer in Peterborough

This blog includes news, my latest projects, photography tips and my musing on life.
Peterborough Business Heroes - Hazel Cottrell
25th May 2017 - 0 comments

Hazel Cottrell is one of those remarkable people who seems to fit twice as much into her days as anyone else. Not only is she incredibly smart and proactive how she runs her own business, but she does more for other people than most people do in a full time job.
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Random Acts of kindness in Peterborough
08th May 2017 - 0 comments
In: News
I was really delighted that my friend Hazel Cottrell from Creative Content Company told me about the Soul Happy initiative in Cowgate, Peterborough.
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Looking for second shooters for weddings near Peterborough
21st March 2017 - 0 comments
In: News

If you'd love to be a wedding photographer then being a second shooter is a great opportunity to build your portfolio and learn the skills of the trade without the pressure of being a lead photographer.
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Kate and Nick's super-chilled and intimate 2-day wedding
18th March 2017 - 0 comments
In: News

Kate and Nick's wedding was a little different and that's why I'll never forget it.
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My favourite and best wedding photographs of 2016
06th January 2017 - 0 comments

2016 was another year of wonderfully fun, funny, frenzied and fabulous year of weddings. I'm truly blessed to be able to earn a living doing something I love. Hanging out with lovely people while they have the time of their lives is pretty great.
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Photography Christmas offers
16th November 2016 - 0 comments
In: News

I have 2 wonderful Christmas gift ideas that are guaranteed to make your loved-ones more excited than a weasel in a bag of bunnies! Perhaps even cry tears of joy.
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Stoke Rochford Hall Wedding - David and Lucy
19th October 2016 - 0 comments

Having your wedding at Stoke Rochford Hall is like getting married in Downton Abbey. As you drive up the hill, flanked by lakes and a little water fall you periodically see Stoke Rochford Hall through the trees. Then, at the top of the hill you turn a corner and there it is below you - a sumptuously elegant wedding venue.
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Timeless family photographs in Autumn leaves near Peterborough
06th October 2016 - 3 comments
In: News

Capture timeless photographs of your family's childhood at my secret Autumn leaves location near Peterborough. Quick, only 7 slots left.
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Gavin and Emma's wedding at Normanton Church, Rutland Water
27th September 2016 - 1 comment
In: News

The story of Gavin and Emma's wedding at Normanton Church and Normanton Park Hotel at Rutland Water.
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My photographs have been featured on www.hitched.co.uk
23rd September 2016 - 0 comments

I was honoured to be approached by www.hitched.co.uk (one of the UK's biggest wedding websites) recently because they wanted to use my photographs for a blog post they were writing about engagement photography ideas.
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A young boys triumph over leukaemia with the heart of a Spartan warrior!
06th September 2016 - 0 comments
In: News

I had so much fun creating this '300' themed photograph that will be used by a wonderfully strong and loving family to promote awareness and raise funds for cancer in children.
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Mike and Kerry's wedding at The Haycock In Wansford
18th August 2016 - 1 comment

Mike and Kerry's fun, relaxed and quirky wedding at The Haycock in Wansford.
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What's the best time of year for outdoor family portraits?
03rd July 2016 - 0 comments

What's the best time of year for outdoor family portraits? There are actually benefits to all the different seasons. I'll talk you through some of the options in this post, along with some accompanying photographs.
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What's the point of an engagment session?
10th May 2016 - 0 comments

Now and then a couple ask me 'what's the point of an engagement session'. This post reveals how I answer. I LOVE the quote at the end, so don't miss that.
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8 Questions to ask your baby photographer before you hire them
22nd March 2016 - 0 comments

Here are 8 great questions to ask your baby photographer before you hire them so you don't end up choosing a 'wrongun!' and being disappointed with the results.
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Mother's day family portrait special offer
16th February 2016 - 0 comments
In: News

What does every mother want this Mother's Day...? ...More fun family-time with her children. They grow up fast. Babies become toddlers, toddlers become teens and teens eventually leave home. Whichever stage your family is at, capture it now with family photography. The images will conjure up happy memories and freeze this special moment in time for a lifetime.
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The 9 questions to ask wedding photographers before you hire them
07th January 2016 - 0 comments

To help you avoid going to prison for murdering a wedding photographer who ruined your big day, here are the 9 questions to ask wedding photographers before you hire them...
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Sumptuous wedding at Castor House and Castor Church
26th December 2015 - 0 comments

For many years I've walked past Castor House and wondered who on earth lived there. Well, now I know, because this year I had the honour of photographing a wedding reception there. The owner's sister (Catherine Mercer) was married to Anthony Macbride in Castor Church. The church sits proudly on a hill a short walk up Castor high street.
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Baby photography ideas for 3 month olds
02nd December 2015 - 0 comments

This post highlights a few of my favourite baby photography ideas for 3 month olds.
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How I make sure I don't ruin your wedding photography!
20th November 2015 - 0 comments

I was prompted to write this article after seeing a distressed bride complaining about their wedding photographer on http://www.hitched.com. It was so sad to hear how distraught she was, so I thought I'd explain some of the things I do to avoid ruining your wedding and put your mind at rest...
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