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[24 Jul 2013 Comments Off on Ideas for your wedding reception | 9,010 views]

There’s lots of ways of making your wedding reception evening different, special and unique to you. In this blog I shall give you some examples I’ve seen at different weddings.

Michelle and James had a jukebox instead of a disco or band. Guests got involved in choosing their selections and seemed to dance a lot more than at a regular disco. The other trouble I often see with disco’s is they are too loud, the older guests don’t get on with them and it’s very difficult to chat …

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[20 Jul 2013 Comments Off on If It Rains | 3,459 views]

Of course it doesn’t matter what your wedding date – in England you can’t guarantee the weather. So what to do if it rains, and how can you prepare for it?

Michelle and Julians’ wedding day was two days after the torrential rain the flooded England and in particular Tewkesbury. Living in Tewkesbury we were completely cut-off and I realised I had to find out if I could actually escape the town to take their photographs. So, the day before I waded out of town (up to …

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[16 Jul 2013 Comments Off on My wedding photographer is just starting out and offered a really good deal | 3,732 views]

 
OK, as you probably know I normally caution against going with the cheapest option:  quality, reliability, talent, equipment, long-life albums etc.
 
But, this situation is a little different, you’ve got someone trying to get into the wedding market and hence offering very low price (or even free).   They have been up-front about it – which is a plus in my opinion, not all newbies will tell you.
 
So, clearly you are taking a risk – shooting a wedding is not like shooting anything else.   The rules, traditions, speed, technical issues, people management …

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