More kind words .... Zoe and Glen at Highgate House

Just a quick word of congrats to Natlie and Alastair who celebrated their wedding on a beautiful autumnal day at Dodmoor House. Thanks also to Rohanna and the team who made me feel very welcome and ran the day perfectly for the happy couple.

Just taken delivery of two beautiful albums from Jorgensen Albums Australia. Illustrated here we have a stunning 14x11in matted art album with miniature replica. I love the crisp, contemporary look of the square spine and hard cover of the art album. It's chic, urban look would grace any coffee table and the crisp, white matts bring both colour and black and white imagery to life. The miniature replica albums are great for parents albums or gifts. Each album comes as standard with 24 sides but can be increased in size - I only ever charge for each additional page, not for every additional image. Each album is bespoke, matts are computer cut to work with your imagery and not squeezed into a pre-designed layout. Art albums are used for all my matted album packages.

I've been meaning to share a selection of my favourite images from Lou and Dave's blisteringly hot wedding day back in September. I have been so busy shooting it's left little time for blogging but I hope to catch up over the next couple of weeks or so. The William Cecil is a lovely, intimate location for a wedding at any time of the year, but it was looking particularly resplendent on this occasion. Louisa and Dave were a great couple to work for as apart from a few formal groups they let me go about my work with little or no direction, as a result the images have a wonderfully natural feel to them. Here's a selection for you.

A little while ago, I spent an amazing day with the family and friends of Pauline and Ping at their wedding at the Oakwood House Hotel and Chinese Banquet at the Yi-Ban, London Regatta Centre. The day started early with Ping and the boys being subjected to several amusing (and on occasion  - painful!) door games. Having past the test with flying colours Ping and Pauline offered thanks to their family in the form of a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony after which they were married in a civil ceremony at the hotel, complete with Dragon Boat Racing Team guard of Honour. After high tea, we all travelled up to the London Docklands for a magnificent Chinese banquet at the Yi-Ban restaurant. Here are just a handful of my favourite images from the day, hopefully they give you a good feel for the wonderful time Pauline and Ping had with their family and friends.

Here are selection of favourites from Clare and John's recent nuptials at St Mary's Launton and the Tally Ho in Bicester. It was an emotional day for all concerned as Clare's mum had been taken very ill a couple of months before the wedding but had managed to leave hospital to see Clare tie the knot with  John and attend the wedding reception later on. I was saddened to hear the news that Clare's mum passed away a couple of weeks ago and my thought's go out to her and John at this time. Hopefully in time they will be able to reflect on what was a lovely day for her mum and the rest of the family.

 

More and more of my digital files clients are opting for something tangible along with their high resolution files. The Picture Book is a great idea if you don't necessarily want to opt for a matted or flush mounted wedding album but want something to display your favourite images. This example of a 12x8in Picture Book has 80 double page spreads, accommodating 160 images and is available for £350, duplicate copies can be ordered at the same time for the reduced rate of £250. 

I had a lovely thank you card and gift from Heather and Colin earlier this week. Receiving such positive feedback gives me a real thrill  - forget about your big bonuses, this means more. Thanks again guys.

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About David

I am a full time professional photographer specialising in wedding photography. Based in Bedfordshire, I photograph weddings all over the UK and overseas. Prior to forming my business I spent 15 years with BP Oil in a variety of senior management roles. As an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing I manage my business with an innovative and creative approach with a strong focus on quality photography and exceptional levels of customer service.

Testimonials

  • "Wow...what can we say, our wedding images have truly taken our breath away, they are above and beyond anything we could have imagined. We had an amazing day, one we will never forget and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for capturing the special memories which we can treasure forever."
    Emma & Paul at Fawsley Hall, Northants.
  • "Thank you so much for the amazing pictures, I can't tell you in words how absolutely thrilled we are with them. Thank you for making us so happy."
    Fiona & Tony at Woburn Abbey, Beds.
  • "David, thank you so much for our beautiful wedding images. I knew as soon as we met you that you would do a great job as you are passionate about your photography and most people simply don't have that. Once again, thank you SO much."
    Jackie & Simon at Rushton Hall, Northants.
  • "Dear David, just a note to say thank you again for doing such a wonderful job photographing our wedding. It was a pleasure having you there on the day and we really appreciated the friendly yet professional & discreet approach taken by you. Everyone has commented on how fantastic the photographs are."
    Wendy & Rob, The Mill House, Oxfordshire.
  • "Dear David, Sean and I received our wedding album a couple of weeks ago but waited to open it on Christmas Day (willpower or what ?!). We absolutely adored it. Thank you so much again for your amazing work."
    Tara & Sean, Villa Passalacqua, Lake Como, Italy.
  • "Your photographs are amazing and you have captured the true happiness of the day. To be honest, no amount of words can express the gratitude we feel towards you for capturing our day so intimately and yet so publicy at the same time.You are a consummate professional with an eye for the important things and a wonderful photographer. You are a true treasure to have found so thank you once again for being so fantastic and friendly and fun and relaxed during one of the most important and significant days of our lives."
    Becky and Pete, Rushton Hall.
  • "I really am lost for words and can’t tell you how pleased we both are with the photo’s. The images are just incredible and I really can’t thank you enough. They really are just perfect."
    Zoe and Glen, Highgate House.
  • "Thank you so so much for the amazing pictures you have taken. We are completely bowled over by them and it has been an emotional rollercoaster each time we look at them. Thank you again."
    Hannah and Ian, Kelmarsh Hall.
  • "Oh WOW David the images you have just uploaded to our gallery are simply stunning, you have captured our day perfectly and we can’t thank you enough."
    Emma and Matthew, Brocket Hall.

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