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South Wales Wedding Blog.

Here you’ll find South Wales wedding photography highlight blogs from recent weddings I’ve documented and captured. There’s also engagement photo session blogs, helpful wedding planning blogs and lots of useful information – The support and guides you really need to ahead of your big day!

 I share almost all weddings I photograph on my blog. I want to show you how I approach and photograph weddings through the day. Giving you a perfect idea of how your day will look through your gallery at your potential wedding venue. Welcome to take inspiration from the weddings too!

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Carrie & Cliff | Lake Como, Italy | Wedding photographer Cardiff

Italy wedding. I could leave it there and just show the images but so much that happened, how could I!. Cliff & Carrie got married at the most amazing venue I have ever photographed. Villa Regina Teodolinda, in the Laglio region, it was simply stunning, overlooking the steep, lush mountain past the blue shallow waves of the lake itself, my jaw failed to raise for quite some time.   Villa Regina Teodolinda was the perfect location for the wedding of Carrie and Cliff. The couple very kindly flew me out with their family, ahead of me photographing their wedding and their 'Pizza party'

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Pre-wedding session at Brecon Beacons | Carrie & Cliff | Cardiff Photographer

A few weeks ago,  Carrie & Cliff joined me ahead of their wedding. This was for their pre-wedding photo shoot before their wedding in Lake Como, Italy. We met in the Brecon Beacons national park, alongside a calm and tranquil lake and amongst tall and dense woodland. It was an almost perfect setting for their photo shoot, only to be beat by being in Italy instead.   Both Carrie & Cliff expressed how they enjoy the relaxed and natural style of photography, they were looking to have a set of images that showed them 'as they are'. Starting with a brief walk getting

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Coed-y-Mwstwr, Bridgend | Natalie & Luke | Cardiff wedding photography

The wedding of Natalie & Luke took part in the most amazing venue of Coed-y-Mwstwr situated on the hillside overlooking the town of Bridgend, South Wales in August.   The day started out at the salon where Natalie and her bridesmaids had their hair and make-up complete, it's where I met them ahead of the day, with the bride who was very cool and relaxed, it really gave a great sense of what sort of day was to come

Boho wedding at Canada Lodge | Cerian & Dan

Canada lake & lodge was the setting for the wedding of Cerian & Dan, on a somewhat overcast day, nothing was going to dampen the spirits of this young and happy couple. On the morning of their wedding day at Canada lake & lodge, I headed to the venue where they were both getting ready, Cerian in the newly established log cabins and Dan, well, he was still preparing for his day, on the peak of a ladder 10 foot in the air setting bunch bunting around the room

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Why you should consider having an un-plugged wedding

Having photographed many weddings already over the last few years including several un-plugged wedding. I was once asked by a wedding guest, who may I add, firmly grasping her iPad with the camera app open asked "Can I stand infront of you to take a photo quickly with my iPad?". Did that not entirely defeat the object of why i'm here I thought. Nowadays it's such a common sight at a wedding. Tablets and phones sticking out of the ensemble of either isle of the ceremony room, all competing for a blurry, back of the head image that will never

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Pre-wedding photoshoot of Cerian & Dan in Woodland, near Cardiff

  About the photoshoot   There's something quite magical about the forest, the mystery and scale of the trees as they tower into the skies, the untouched and amazing landscape that surrounds us. Cerian mentioned that she would love somewhere that showed how small we as humans stood against the world and so after many a late afternoons stroll around local suitable locations to match the brief I came back to a woodland that I explored as a youth. Of course it was, the perfect location for the pre-wedding photo shoot of Cerian & Dan ahead of their wedding next month at Canada Lodge & Lake.   Both Cerian and

10 rules to perhaps share with your wedding guests

To ensure your wedding guests are well behaved and know exactly what side of the line to stay on there is a top 10 for you to perhaps share with them to ensure all guests walk way with a good guest sticker!     1. Wedding guests RSVP - be there or else. You’ll notice on your wedding invitation there’s a date for RSVPs to be in by. That deadline is there for a reason, so please make sure you get back to us by then. The seating plan is hard enough to sort without all of the RSVP's.     2. Did we invite your children? Might

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How to seat your guests at your wedding

Figuring out where your guests at your wedding are going to sit is one of the biggest parts of your planning, get it wrong and you have some unhappy guests, get it right and you have barrels of laughter and a happy guest list! Would Uncle John be happy next to little Hollie? Here is a few suggestions to consider when planning your seating arrangements

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How to give a perfect best man speech

Jitters, butterflies what about panicking? Does this sound like the feelings you're experiencing while you think and prepare for your best man speech? Don't panic, it will be all good, whatever you do don't panic! Here's a step by step guide on planning and writing your perfect toast to the newly crowned married couple

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10 fun wedding ideas for your guests

So you are currently working through your list of wedding planning ideas and are almost coming to the bottom of that list with nothing booked, here is a top 10 list of fun wedding ideas and exciting suggestions to keep your guests happy and be sure for them to remember your big day, for the time they laughed so hard and enjoyed it a little more than previously anticipated