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Thornbury Wedding

October weddings are always fun. The air is fresh, the leaves are turning and the pumpkins are being carved in time for Halloween.

 

This beautiful wedding took place in the little town of Thornbury where you will find castles, coffee shops and tiny little lanes to explore.

I was lucky enough to be the wedding photographer for Zoe and Jason on this October day. The wedding ceremony took place in the beautiful church in Wickwar just a stones throw from the Cotswolds, where Zoe and her bridesmaids arrived looking absolutely stunning.

As Zoe glided down the aisle to Jason, the smile on his face (and Nan’s) said it all. This was a special place for them as family members who sat witnessing the marriage had also made promises before God and their family and friends through the years before Zoe and Jason.

The brisk autumn air saw a great confetti throw, and the guests ready to head to Thornbury Golf centre for a day of celebration.

There are lots of great spots to photograph weddings at Thornbury Golf Center and with a small walk down the lane, we made good use of the time we had.

If you are planning your wedding in Thornbury and are looking for your wedding photographer, please get in touch as I would love to speak with you about how I can make your wedding photography into a wedding story. I look forward to hearing from you.


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bride in dress by wisteria Euridge Manor may wedding

Euridge House | The Lost Orangery | Asian Fusion

We live in an amazing super humongous world and yet the small, tiny island of Great Britain is full of some of the most outstandingly beautiful places I have ever seen. Nestled in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, Euridge House & Orangery or also known as The Lost Orangery is a wedding photographer’s dream venue.


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Frogmill Inn | May Wedding | Katie and Laurie

On my first meeting with Katie and Laurie, I was greeted but the most fantastic energy. Katie and Laurie were full of smiles and bounce (yes bounce as in so much energy they could zap me with some of it). After out initial meeting at the Frogmill Inn and our walk around and mini pre wedding shoot.  I was all set to be their wedding photographer.


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Frogmill Inn | Katie and Laurie | Engagement Photography

I do believe there are signs of spring starting to creep into each day, which means we are getting closer to summer sun and wedding season!  Today I was lucky enough to head over to the beautiful, newly renovated Frogmill Inn just outside of Cheltenham. I will be photographing a wedding there in May and I can’t wait.

I met  with Katie and Laury to talk about their wedding photography and how we can make their pictures special for the day.

It is always a good idea to meet with your wedding photographer before your date so you can just have a moment to sit down, have a beer (or gin or whatever your tonic is!) and just talk. No pressure and no where else to be. You can also go for a walk around the venue, discuss where pictures can be made during different times of the time or if the weather isn’t cooperating. The more you can be open about the day and what it could possibly hold (a.k.a the WEATHER) the better it’ll be on the day for picture expectations.

Creating photographs for a wedding that are personal to each couple is very important to me. I want to make sure I understand as a wedding photographer, who you are as a couple; what makes you laugh, smile and jump on each other’s backs! Once I have that information being your wedding photographer is just that much easier!

So, here’s to another wonderful day to come. If you are planning your wedding and still looking for a wedding photographer, I would love to meet you. I may be a Gloucestershire wedding photographer 90% of the time, but I am more than happy to travel to make your wedding day magical.

Happy weekend to you all!
Alicia x
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canon wedding photographer winner

Winner of World Rugby Canon UK Photography

It may have taken me six months to get this blog up, but it is finally here. In September 2015 I entered a photography competition with Canon UK. With thousands of photographers entering images from all over the UK I was very lucky to be the chosen winner of their World Rugby Cup Competition.

Now, if you aren’t into rugby this may mean nothing to you, but in our house this was BIG news. Not only did I get to feel pretty proud of my accomplishment but I also got the BEST prize of all time.


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