I had the honor of capturing a truly enchanting wedding ceremony at the picturesque Cockington Registry Office in Torquay, Devon. Bathed in warm sunlight, the day promised to be a delightful celebration of love and happiness. I embarked on a journey to document the beauty of this special day and create everlasting memories for the couple and their intimate gathering of 25 guests.Continue reading
Author: Simon Day
What it was like moving to mirrorless as a wedding photographer
This post has been a long time coming but I do get asked what were the biggest differences moving over to mirrorless as a wedding photographer. Let’s dive right in…
Before I switched to Sony I was a Nikon user. I’ve been using Sony since 2019. Way back then neither Canon nor Nikon had really embraced mirrorless as well as Sony. It was a no-brainer but a massive outlay.Continue reading
Theatre Photographer for Sleeping Beauty at the Palace Theatre.
A do love a good Panto and is there much better than Sleeping Beauty? I was asked to come along and photograph the dress rehearsal so let’s take a look at how it all went…Continue reading
Brixham Pirate Festival 2023 photos and tips for your trip to the next one.
There is one thing that Brixham does extremely well; host a weekend for pirates! This is one of the highlights of the year for many, including me. In this post, I show you some of the photos from the 2023 pirate festival, but also some tips on how to get there, and what you should know once there. Let’s dive into it!Continue reading
A personal night-time Motorbike Photoshoot in Torquay, Devon.
It has been quite a while since I last went out with my cameras and did a personal project. My Son William is at College and he has a number of friends who he’s done motorbike photoshoots for, but never at night. I wanted to try a couple of night-time ideas and this is how it went.Continue reading
Wedding Photography at the Paignton Parish Church, and wedding reception at the Humber Barn in Teignmouth
The 2023 Wedding Season is another busy one. I want to start off the 2023 Wedding blog with this wedding I photographed on the 5th of April. I’m still turning up at places I haven’t photographed before, so this also shows you the types of things I do when I’m facing a new venue.Continue reading
50th Birthday Party Photographer at the Shoreline in Paignton, Devon.
It’s lovely when you get involved in a surprise Birthday party. They needed photography for a 50th Birthday and the theme was ‘The 80’s’. How could I possibly refuse 🙂Continue reading
Wedding Photographer at the Totnes Guildhall
I love all the quirkiness and eccentric nature of Totnes. There is no other town quite like it. Step into the Guildhall and you feel like you’re living in, and surround by, history going back hundreds of years. Is this a place to get married? Oh yes, for sure! Let’s take a look…Continue reading
What budget for camera gear do you need to become a wedding photographer and what should you buy starting out?
I see a lot of posts saying they want to be a wedding photographer but they have a small budget, then replies from the pros saying how you need to spend several thousand on new gear. Let’s look at how a smaller budget will affect you and what limitations you’ll need to overcome.Continue reading
Wedding Photographer at the Living Waters Church in Paignton, Devon.
I’ve driven past this Church so many times, and often wondered what it was like inside. When I was contacted by the Bride to be their photographer at this church, I was excited to see what it was like.Continue reading