A March Wedding at Cockington Court, Torquay. A tale of why a wedding photographer is always adapting during the day…

No matter how planned a wedding is, no matter how meticulous you are, things can change. As a wedding photographer, you have to be able to adapt quickly to those changes and sometimes rejig an entirely new timeline, on the fly, to work those changes in. This was a great example of adapting to requests and changes.

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Tales of woe and how to make sure your wedding photographer doesn’t lose your wedding photos before delivering them

What I find strange is that I’ve never been asked how am I protecting the photos before I deliver them. On the private wedding photographer groups that I’m a member of, I often see posts from wedding photographers who are desperate for help because they’ve lost some or all the photos before they had delivered them. Today, I want to give you some tips and talk about this.

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Gala Night Photographer at the TLH Carlton Hotel in Torquay, Devon

I love the wide range of events I get asked to cover. Gala nights are a favourite of mine because, just like weddings, there are lots of smiles and candid shots to capture. Let’s have a look at what an evening at the function room at the Carlton Hotel is like…

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Birthday photographer for a Mad Hatter party at the Galmpton Village Hall

I received a short-notice request to photograph the 70th birthday of a lovely lady who had arranged her own party with a Mad Hatter theme. The parents all just wanted to enjoy the afternoon without having the hassle of having their phones out the whole time trying to capture the day. Here is how the party unfolded.

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