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10 Hull Wedding Venues You Might Not Know About

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

Venues, arguably one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make when it comes to wedding planning. They all offer something different, and can have a big impact on the atmosphere of your day! Traditional, outdoorsy, rustic, DIY – with so many options available it can be hard to know where to start! To make it a little easier for you, here’s our rundown (in no particular order) of what we believe are some of the best venues in the Hull area. Read More...

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Saltmarshe Hall Wedding Photographers

Ah, Saltmarshe Hall – it’s one of our absolute favourite venues, and once you’ve taken a look around it, we wouldn’t be surprised if it ends up being one of yours too. From our perspective, it pretty much has it all! Big rooms, lovely light, gorgeous grounds are but a few reasons why we love it so much. In this blog, we’ll give you a rundown of what we believe makes it such a great wedding venue, and you can check out some of the weddings we’ve shot there, too. Read More...

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Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

 

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You look best in photos when you’re relaxed. Over the last 10 years, we’ve witnessed hundreds of people getting married in dozens of venues. We kept a note of what made their weddings memorable and laid back. Sometimes it’s a case of not trying to please everyone, sometimes it’s just being true to yourselves.

The 10 steps below are what you’ll need to think about to plan a stress-free wedding your guests will compliment you on for years! Read More...

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10 Questions You Must Ask Your Photographer

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

At the first meeting with a couple at the studio – I usually say, “Do you have any questions you’d like to ask me?”, and this is usually met with an honest answer of, “We have no idea what we should be asking!”, which is fair enough!

So here are 10 questions you should be asking a photographer you’re about to trust to document the biggest day of your life! Read More...

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Engagement Locations

Ideal Engagement Shoot Locations

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Our last engagement post covered what couples usually do for their engagement shoot. But the most popular question I get asked is “Where should we have our engagement shoot?”

There are a few good answers around the Hull area, but the best way to sum up a perfect engagement shoot location is this – somewhere you have open spaces, interesting backdrops, and a bit of cover from the elements (English weather could provide sideways rain or blinding sun after all). Read More...

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Styling an Unforgettable Wedding

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You got engaged, you already had some ideas for your wedding. Then you got carried away and now you have 3000 Pinterest photos of amazing themes you’ve not seen at a wedding before but could be amazing.

It’s something most people say to me – not word for word – but the overwhelming amount of things you can choose for your wedding adds stress to most couple’s planning. Read More...

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Making the Most of Your Engagement Shoot

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We’ve always included an engagement shoot in our wedding package for a few reasons. Firstly we have large, intimidating cameras – sorry but we need them. Secondly, most people aren’t used to being followed around by a photographer. Chandler smiles are often an issue!

An engagement shoot is the perfect way to become accustomed to having your photos taken, so on your big day you already know us and our cameras, and can simply enjoy your day without giving the photography a second thought. Read More...

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Wedding First Dance

This Is How to Enjoy Your First Dance

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

Ah, the first dance. Whether you think it’s important or not, the chances are everyone will be expecting you to do one. Honestly though, there aren’t many people who relish the thought of dancing around while others stand and watch, so if you’re feeling a little nervous about it – you’re in good company!

We’ve seen a lot of different approaches to the ‘First Dance’ over the years, and gradually, we’ve learnt a few things that you can do to help your photographer get gorgeous photos – even if you’re dreading the whole situation. Read More...

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How to Choose Your Ideal Wedding Ceremony

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

Whatever your wedding planning priorities, I’m guessing that organising the ceremony comes pretty high on your list. It’s the whole reason you’re throwing this huge event, and it’s probably the bit that you’re going to want to remember at the end of it all, right?

So where do you even begin? To some, getting married in a church, and only a church, is super important – and that’s fine! Read More...

Wedding Portraits

An Expert’s Guide to Portraits

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

Super confident in front of the camera? If you are, that’s great! Let’s face it though, not many people are, and that’s fine too. This is a post for those of you who might have a few reservations about that part of the day, don’t worry – you’re not alone.

Let me guess: You’re probably worried that you’re going to look super awkward, and that somehow every blemish or flaw will be magnified – I mean, how often do we find that we’re de-tagging ourselves from those horrific photos our friends posted on Facebook?! Read More...