Legacy Boutique Clothing.

If you have read my previous blog posts you will know I have already done shoots for the fabulous Legacy Boutique, however this time it was all about the clothes & the beautiful ladies wearing them. Here are a few images from the shoot, and if you are interested in purchasing any clothes please visit - www.legacyboutiques.com . Thank you to these lovely ladies for being fantastic models: Denese Delve, Jessica Cummins & Andrea Lawton.

One thing I have discovered from this shoot (has been confirmed in my mind) is how much I love photographing women. This may sound strange, but I have a burning deserve to delve in boudoir photography. Obviously I will need to experiment before I get carried away but this could be something I start doing next year, so watch this space...

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Coco & Kate Atelier: Bridal Boutique Warwickshire

When I first walked past Coco & Kate Atelier's in Hatton a few months ago, I knew it was the perfect bridal shop for me & my clients. I got extremely excited & emailed the lovely Sophie as soon as I had launched my website so she could see my style of photography, & decide whether it would be a good match for us to work together. I had an email back the same evening & as they say, the rest is history! 

I am so happy to show my images of this truly beautiful bridal boutique where I would recommend any one of my brides to pay a visit. The dresses are completely unique & carefully chosen along with stunning accessories & shoes. Honestly, the best wedding dresses I have seen. It actually makes me want to have ten wedding dresses so I could swap & wear them all. (For when that day comes along!)

So am I glad I emailed Sophie? Yes. I am thrilled to be working with a supplier I am so passionate about. Not only that, Sophie & I have lots in common, so we both have the same clientele that can find a perfectly matched dress & photographer. We also both enjoy drinking a glass of Prosecco on rainy afternoons......

Coco & Kates operate by appointment only and can be found at Hatton Shopping Village, Warwickshire. They are also one of the recommended suppliers on the famous wedding blog Love My Dress. For more information, or to get in touch with Coco & Kate Atelier, please visit: www.cocoandkate.co.uk

Aston Hall Wedding: Emma & Matthew

When I photographed Emma & Matthew earlier on this year for their engagement shoot I instantly warmed to them & couldn't wait for their wedding day! They are a wonderful couple both with a fantastic sense of humour; that I wanted to capture in some of the photos, as you will see below. The ceremony was held in their family church - The New Life Wesleyan & it was filled with laughter & tears. Matthew's Godmother was the lady who married them which I found so lovely. Emma is an extremely talented singer & music is very important to her so the ceremony was filled with her friends & family singing beautiful, emotion packed songs which made me forget I was actually there photographing a wedding for a little while! Ultimate goosebumps throughout!

Then it was back to the action at Aston Hall where the majority of the photographs were taken. The whole afternoon was informal & relaxed which you will be able to see from my images. Both Emma, Matthew & myself all had the same idea regarding the photographs for this wedding so it was a perfect combination! 

The surprise that followed was once we got to Aston Villa FC where the reception was held. Let's just say, I did not expect to be walking around the changing rooms, looking through all the shirts, showers & then walking onto the pitch whilst the fanfare was playing. It was incredibly fun & although I am not a football fan (& Matthew doesn't support Villa) it was still exciting. Matthew even got carried away & started doing pretend interviews to the camera in the interview room!

Finally the best part about this wedding for me was listening to Matthew's groom speech. It was beautiful, honest, funny & actually inspiring to hear such lovely things said about his love for Emma. I wasn't at this wedding for the evening celebrations so I left them to party the night away, however as I was saying goodbye after the speeches I started crying (happy tears) to Matthew & Emma...I had no control! Maybe I was tired, maybe my feet were hurting or maybe I was just taken aback by the overwhelming emotion & love their day had, & I think ultimately I was so grateful that I can call this my job & I witnessed such a gorgeous day. So Emma & Matthew - thank you! 

Here's a selection of images from the day.

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