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Nibbles2Nosh host a Wedding Experience Evening

June 19, 2014

A tasting event at Upwaltham Barns

This month I had the pleasure of being asked by Upwaltham Barns' in-house catering team Nibbles2Nosh to attend and photograph one of their Wedding Experience Evenings. This is an event which offers couples a chance to come and experience dining at this stunning choice of wedding venue and taste a variety of delicious dishes that could potentially be on their own wedding menus.

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The Face Behind The Legs

June 18, 2014

Wedding, portrait & commercial photography

Over the last few months I have very much enjoyed the variety that my job can offer and with that, the challenges that present themselves through such a mixture of tasks. In this blog I just wanted to give you a little snapshot of my approach to some recent, more unusual projects with different aims and subject matter, but with a common incidental and unplanned theme: my brother's legs!

Two years ago this month I was privileged to be shooting a very special wedding in the stunning venue of Upwaltham Barns (Happy second Anniversary to Ricky and Kelly!). I was delighted that the image you see below was awarded a credit at the MPA Awards (Master Photographer Association), and it remains a firm family favourite from the day.

The stark green corrugated iron backdrop we were shooting against was the antithesis of everything 'weddingy' and this is the sort of irony that I love in photography, it helps inspire my creativity. What I felt was needed was a strong composition of the subjects with an element of humour to make the backdrop work in favour of the beautiful bride in white. So after some quick thinking, my brother Ricky ended up flat on his back with his legs up in the air!

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