Journal

This journal of my photography showcases a selection of images that I have produced from wedding commissions in South Wales and throughout the UK. This endeavour is to demonstrate a consistency of quality, style and the affectional properties a picture essay possess when telling a heartwarming story.

 

Featured Weddings

 

 

Nantoes Wedding – Abby & Allan

Nantoes Wedding – Abby & Allan

Here is a few photographs from the wedding of Abby and Allan, who were married at Nanteos in Mid Wales on Saturday 15th July 2017. Nanteos Mansion is a grade one listed Georgian Mansion, and bit of a jewel in the crown of the Mid Wales county of Ceredigion. The estate that once include much of […] read more

Great Tythe Barn Wedding – Sian & Lewis

Great Tythe Barn Wedding – Sian & Lewis

On Saturday 8th July 2017, I was at The Great Tythe Barn, a stunning Grade II listed, 16th century Cotswold stone barn in Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Today I was photographing the wedding  of Sian and Lewis, a couple who know the secret to hosting a laid back and fun filled wedding day. In the morning I […] read more

Glanusk Estate Wedding – Charlotte & Rhodri

Glanusk Estate Wedding – Charlotte & Rhodri

On Saturday 25th June 2016 I travelled to the Glanusk Estate in Powys, Wales to photograph the wedding of Charlotte and Rhodri. I began the day with photographing the bridal preparations at the recently refurbished Lodge before taking the short stroll through the orchard to the Garden Cottage where the groom and his ushers were getting […] read more

Wedding at The Lost Orangery at Euridge Manor – Emily & Nicholas

Wedding at The Lost Orangery at Euridge Manor – Emily & Nicholas

I have now been exclusively specialising in wedding photography for over twelve years and have witnessed some amazing unions in some really impressive locations. Emily and Nicholas managed to continue this theme when they decided to host their wedding in The Lost Orangery at Euridge Manor. The unique venue settled amongst the Wiltshire countryside is the private residence of John Robinson, […] read more

Wedding at Oxwich Bay Hotel – Becky & Tom

Wedding at Oxwich Bay Hotel – Becky & Tom

Here are a few of my favourite photographs from the coverage I provided of Becky and Tom’s wedding at the Oxwich Bay Hotel in Gower, South Wales. Becky and her family had rented a lovely house in a nearby village for the morning preparations. After capturing a few image there on moved onto the Oxwich Bay […] read more

Manorbier Castle Wedding – Laura & Mark

Manorbier Castle Wedding – Laura & Mark

Manorbier Castle provided the perfect setting for Laura and Mark’s wedding on 14th May 2016 in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. The marriage ceremony took place at St James’ Church, from where you could see the castle across the village hill. After the ceremony, the guests were able to walk through the valley back up to the wedding […] read more

Hensol Castle Wedding – Jessica & Christian

Hensol Castle Wedding – Jessica & Christian

This was the first time I have photographed a wedding at the newly refurbished Hensol Castle part of The Vale Resort in South Wales. This 400-year former stately home located within generous grounds which includes a 15 acre lake, has just undergone a £10 million revamp with the assistance of the Welsh governments historic environment service, CADW. Jessica and Chrisitian held their […] read more

Great Tythe Barn Wedding – Abigail & Lewis

Great Tythe Barn Wedding – Abigail & Lewis

I photographed the wedding of Abigail and Lewis on Sunday 2nd August 2015, the day started with the wedding party getting ready at the reception venue of Great Tythe Barn, a stones throw away from the delightful Cotswold town of Tetbury, Gloucestershire. The grade II listed 16th Century barn is the focal point of the estate, which provides […] read more

Coombe Lodge Wedding – Christy & Richard

Coombe Lodge Wedding – Christy & Richard

On 3rd July 2015 I photographed the wedding of Christy and Richard at Coombe Lodge situated at the foot of the Mendip Hills, within the North Somerset and Bristol area. Though they live in South Wales, where Richard is from, Christy’s family is originally from South Africa, hence the flags, as pictured below and my attention […] read more

Porthmawr Country House Wedding in South Wales – Elizabeth & David

Porthmawr Country House Wedding in South Wales – Elizabeth & David

Elizabeth and David held their Porthmawr Country House wedding on 23rd May 2015 in South Wales. The day started with the bridal preparations at the bride’s mother’s home in Georgetown with the wedding ceremony taking place at St Sannan’s Church in Bedwelty. On the way to the reception venue we made a quick stop on Llangynidr Mountain with its breath […] read more

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff – Lisa & Leighton

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff – Lisa & Leighton

On this beautiful sunny day on 19th April 2014 I photographed the wedding of Lisa and Leighton at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff. The day started with the bridal preparations at the couple’s lovely home in Cardiff, South Wales, followed by the marriage ceremony at St Isaan’s Church, Llansishen. The wedding […] read more

Devon Farm Wedding – Rebecca and Mark

Devon Farm Wedding – Rebecca and Mark

If you are wedding photographer and you find yourself at a wedding that features tractors, helicopters and an open air ceremony on a glorious sunny day you can not go too far wrong. And so it was for the wedding of Rebecca and Mark, who were married on a family farm near Bradninch, Devon.   read more

Recent Weddings

 

 

Monmouthshire Wedding Photography – Caroline & Adam

Monmouthshire Wedding Photography – Caroline & Adam

Caroline and Adam held their Monmouthshire wedding on Saturday 21st April 2018. Honestly, a nicer couple you could not hope to meet, so friendly and welcoming. These attributes were mirrored by their guests and the general atmosphere on the day. I have been photographing weddings for fourteen years and I quickly gained the opinion that […] read more

South Wales Wedding – Caer Llan

South Wales Wedding – Caer Llan

As a South Wales wedding photographer, this is my fourth time I have photographed a wedding at Caer Llan, Monmouthshire. Today was for the marriage of Charlotte and Evan on Saturday 14th April 2018. My photographic started with the bridal preparations and as the groom was also getting ready at Caer Llan I split my time […] read more

Treberfydd House Wedding – Alys & Philip

Treberfydd House Wedding – Alys & Philip

Here are some of the wedding photography I provide for Alys and Philip for their Treberydd House wedding. They were married on 7th April 2018, recent inclement weather had meant the marquee location had to changed. Even still a good deal of mopping up occurred before wedding guests arrived, both at the marquee and chapel.The […] read more

Eastwood Park Wedding – Victoria & Daniel

Eastwood Park Wedding – Victoria & Daniel

Victoria and Daniel’s Eastwood Park wedding in Gloucestershire, was an occasion that nearly did not happen. Firstly the date had to be brought forward from November, luckily the venue had an opening on Easter Sunday. Then a boiler explosion in the manor house saw half on the property sealed off. Luckily Victoria and Daniel took […] read more

Llangoed Hall Wedding – Claire & Joe

Llangoed Hall Wedding – Claire & Joe

Llangoed Hall has to one of the most beautiful hotels in one of the most beautiful parts of Wales. Dating from 1632, although it is thought a house has stood on the site since 560 AD. Rebuilt as an Edwardian country house, this luxury hotel is located in the scenic Wye valley between Hay-on-Wye and Brecon. Famously […] read more

Wedding St Tewdrics – Nikki & James

Wedding St Tewdrics – Nikki & James

Here are some highlights from the photography I provided for Nikki and James’ wedding day.  They were married on Friday 16th March 2018 at St Tewdrics House near Chepstow in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It was a rather cool day and recent heavy rain meant the lawned areas had to be avoided. However it was dry on the […] read more

South Wales Wedding at Oldwalls – Hannah & Ian

South Wales Wedding at Oldwalls – Hannah & Ian

Here is some photographs from the first wedding I photographed in the year 2018. Hannah and Ian were married at Oldwalls in Gower, South Wales on February 17th.  The bride and her party had stayed the night before in the Mulberry House, a cottage owned by the venue a short distance away. So I arrived here in […] read more

Winter Wedding at Margam Orangery – Nia & Andrew

Winter Wedding at Margam Orangery – Nia & Andrew

Well here we are, the last wedding of 2017. Nia and Andrew just squeezed in with their Margam Orangery wedding on 29th December in South Wales. The bridal preparations took place in the morning at Nia’s beautiful parent’s home, just a short drive away from Margam Abbey. Which was where the marriage ceremony took place. […] read more

South Wales Wedding at Peterstone – Nicola & Daniel

South Wales Wedding at Peterstone – Nicola & Daniel

The elegant Georgian architecture of this South Wales wedding venue, was bathed in the most glorious winter sun shine for the wedding of Nicola and Daniel. It was few days before Christmas on the 15th December 2017 and the tops of the Brecon Beacons were sprinkled with snow and the temperature was certainly low. Built […] read more

South Wales Winter Wedding – Samatha & Simon

South Wales Winter Wedding – Samatha & Simon

Oldwalls has fast become a staple of the South Wales wedding industry, in a space of a few years it is grown quickly and developed with a highly professional team. Even in the winter months, the facilities lend themselves well to hold a wedding. So it was here that Samantha and Simon hosted their special day […] read more

Christmas Wedding at Cardiff Castle – Caroline & Dean

Christmas Wedding at Cardiff Castle – Caroline & Dean

Caroline and Dean held their Christmas wedding at Cardiff Castle, South Wales on 9th December 2017. The bride and her maids were making use of the Castle Tower apartments, in preparation for the wedding. Dean and his groomsmen were meanwhile across the road in a hotel before they made their way to the Banqueting Hall […] read more

Marquee Wedding – Mary & Leif

Marquee Wedding – Mary & Leif

I must admit I did raise my eyebrows when I was informed Mary and Leif’s wedding reception would be held in a marquee. Nothing unusual there you might say, but then it was scheduled for 2nd December 2017. A winter wedding in a marquee is quite a rarity but thanks to industrial heaters it was […] read more

South Wales wedding at Pencoed House  – Kim & Geraint

South Wales wedding at Pencoed House – Kim & Geraint

I photographed this South Wales wedding at Pencoed House on 25th November 2017. My day started with Kim at her bridal preparations, situated at St David’s Hotel. The room overlooked Cardiff Bay, which was looking rather splendid in the autumnal sunshine. Geraint, the groom meanwhile was waiting patiently at Pencoed House, where both the marriage ceremony and […] read more

Winter Wedding at Lost Orangery – Victoria & Gregor

Winter Wedding at Lost Orangery – Victoria & Gregor

It is always interesting to see how venues are experienced with the different seasons. Last time I was here was on a brilliant summers day, this time I was photographing a winter wedding at the Lost Orangery in the Cotswolds. And it managed to host a fine day, despite the occasional inclement weather, the wedding […] read more

Winter Wedding at King Arthur – Rhiannon & Daniel

Winter Wedding at King Arthur – Rhiannon & Daniel

The weather on 21st October 2017 was winter defined, high winds and heavy rain, but as with all the best weddings these conditions hardly mattered. The sheer joy that Rhiannon and David experienced and which was shared by the close family and great friends who attended the day, over came any such disagreeable conditions. My photographic coverage […] read more

Wedding at Peterstone Court – Charlotte & Greg

Wedding at Peterstone Court – Charlotte & Greg

This wedding was bit of a first for me, not before I have photographed a bride with pink hair. The groom even joined in with multi colour streaks on his hair, so the theme was well and truly set for this wedding. Charlotte and Greg got married on 19th October 2017 at the Georgian period Peterstone […] read more

Wedding at Curradine Barns – Katherine & James

Wedding at Curradine Barns – Katherine & James

On 2nd October I travelled just over the English border to the county of Worcestershire. I had made the journey to photograph the wedding of Katherine and James at Curradine Barns. This West Midlands wedding venue is set in the heart of the countryside and includes a perfect example of restored early 19th century red […] read more

The Wedding Secret

The Wedding Secret

I am very honoured to be featured on The Wedding Secret, an online wedding directory that hand picks a selection of suppliers, providing a comprehensive list in specific areas across the country. Bride and grooms looking for wedding venues, caterers, florists, cakes, photographers of course and many more categories can enter their location and search […] read more

Wedding at St Tewdrics House – Dani and Matt

Wedding at St Tewdrics House – Dani and Matt

St Tewdrics House is a Grade II listed, mid century Italian Renaissance villa near the town of Chepstow in South Wales. This luxuriously renovated and exclusive use wedding venue benefits from a peaceful rural location, affording a generous vista towards the Bristol Channel. The owner is professional cyclist Geraint Thomas, and his wife Sara and […] read more

Somerset Wedding at Clevedon Hall – Georgina & Antonio

Somerset Wedding at Clevedon Hall – Georgina & Antonio

The 23rd September 2017 was my first visit to photograph a wedding at Clevedon Hall, Somerset. It is a Grade II listed mansion, built in 1852 utilising a loose Jacobean Revival style. Originally named Frankfort Hall, it was designed and built for Conrad William Finzel, a local businessman who owned one of the UK’s largest sugar refineries. Over the years […] read more

Mwnt Church and Pizza Tipi Wedding – Laura & Alex

Mwnt Church and Pizza Tipi Wedding – Laura & Alex

Here is a selection of photographs I created for Laura and Alex at their wedding ceremony in Mwnt Church and reception at the Pizza Tipi in Cardigan, Wales. I have worked with Laura before, as in the past she has been a wedding co-ordinator for some of Wales’ finest hotels, so I was very pleased […] read more

Summer Wedding at Nanteos – Katie & David

Summer Wedding at Nanteos – Katie & David

A trilogy of occasions this year saw me make the picturesque journey across the principality to the west coast of Mid Wales, to photograph weddings at Nanteos. This final visit of 2017, was for the joyful union of Katie and David on the 2nd September. The whole day from the bridal preparations to dancing the […] read more

Summer Wedding at Pencoed House – Carla & Joel

Summer Wedding at Pencoed House – Carla & Joel

I photographed the Summer wedding at Pencoed House in South Wales of Carla and Joel on Friday 1st September 2017. My day started with bridal preparations at the couple’s home in Cardiff before catching up with the groom at St Catwgs Church in Pentyrch where the marriage ceremony was to be performed. The last time I […] read more

Mid Wales Wedding  at Nanteos – Charlotte & Adam

Mid Wales Wedding at Nanteos – Charlotte & Adam

Charlotte and Adam were married in Mid Wales on Saturday 26th August 2017. Early in the morning I travelled to the town of Aberystwyth to Nanteos Hotel where they were both getting ready for the big day. So it was logistically possible for me to split the photography coverage between the bridal and groom preparations. […] read more

Same Sex Wedding in Cardiff – Joe & Robert

Same Sex Wedding in Cardiff – Joe & Robert

Joe and Robert were married on 25th August 2017 at a same sex wedding ceremony in Cardiff, South Wales. My photographic coverage started in the morning with Joe as he prepared for the day at his brother’s home. Where the niece and nephew, who were to be flower girl and page boy, kept us entertained […] read more

RWCMD Concert Hall Wedding – Suzanne & James

RWCMD Concert Hall Wedding – Suzanne & James

When Suzanne and James asked me to photograph their concert hall wedding, I was delighted as the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama is one of favourite wedding venues in Cardiff. Based in the heart of the capital, its floor to ceiling glass walled atrium allows a picturesque view of Bute Park and Coopers […] read more

Wedding at Conrah Hotel – Gillian & Neil

Wedding at Conrah Hotel – Gillian & Neil

Thursday 3rd August 2017, I travelled to Mid Wales, just a few miles south of Aberystwyth in the county of Ceredigion. I had made the journey to photograph the wedding of Gillian and Neil. The bride and groom are both academics in the town’s university where they meet whilst studying and have since settled. The […] read more

Summer Wedding at Oxwich Bay – Sophie & David

Summer Wedding at Oxwich Bay – Sophie & David

Earlier this year in the summer season, Sophie and David held their wedding on Saturday 29th July 2017. The venue was the Oxwich Bay Hotel nestled right next to the beach on the beautiful peninsular of Gower in South Wales. Shortly after arriving, I was greeted with the sight of a pajamaed bride with veil […] read more

Wedding in OK Magazine

Wedding in OK Magazine

Earlier in my photographic career I use to provide photographs to national newspapers, where I achieved several front page images of major news events. However it has taken me nearly 14 years as a wedding photographer to be published in the celebrity magazine OK magazine. This was courtesy of the nuptials between World and Olympic […] read more

Mexican Wedding at Pencoed House – Melody & José

Mexican Wedding at Pencoed House – Melody & José

Follow last Saturday’s wedding where the bride and groom travelled from home in the USA, todays wedding on Monday 24th July 2017 had a distinct Mexican theme, the homeland of José the groom. Melody is from South Wales and is where they decided to get married. The bridal preparations took place at the bride’s parents […] read more

Cardiff Castle Wedding – Dawn & John

Cardiff Castle Wedding – Dawn & John

Saturday 22nd July 2017 I photographed the wedding of Dawn and John at Cardiff Castle in South Wales. Dawn is originally from Cardiff, but they currently live in John’s hometown near Chicago in the USA. A few close friends and family memebers had also made the journey across the Atlantic to join them on their […] read more

Wedding Day at Hensol Castle – Lucy & Scott

Wedding Day at Hensol Castle – Lucy & Scott

Lucy and Scott live in perpetually sunny Dubai, but chose the lovely Hensol Castle in South Wales to hold their wedding . Rather predictabilly the Bristih summertime weather play its part in creating a rather more humid atmosphere. The rain on 21st July 2017 will go down in my photographic history of some of the […] read more

Nantoes Wedding – Abby & Allan

Nantoes Wedding – Abby & Allan

Here is a few photographs from the wedding of Abby and Allan, who were married at Nanteos in Mid Wales on Saturday 15th July 2017. Nanteos Mansion is a grade one listed Georgian Mansion, and bit of a jewel in the crown of the Mid Wales county of Ceredigion. The estate that once include much of […] read more

Great Tythe Barn Wedding – Sian & Lewis

Great Tythe Barn Wedding – Sian & Lewis

On Saturday 8th July 2017, I was at The Great Tythe Barn, a stunning Grade II listed, 16th century Cotswold stone barn in Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Today I was photographing the wedding  of Sian and Lewis, a couple who know the secret to hosting a laid back and fun filled wedding day. In the morning I […] read more

Wedding at Clearwell Castle – Fara & Sam

Wedding at Clearwell Castle – Fara & Sam

Fara and Sam travelled from their home in Texas, USA to host their wedding at Clearwell Castle in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. So rather fitting that today was Independance Day, 4th July 2017, national holiday across the Atlantic. The bride and groom’s close family and friends also made the transatlantic  journey to help the […] read more

Wedding at De Courceys Manor – Rhiannon & Martin

Wedding at De Courceys Manor – Rhiannon & Martin

I have not photographed a wedding at De Courceys Manor near Cardiff in South Wales for four years. Howver this week I was commissioned to photograph two within three days. The first of which was the wedding of Rhiannon and Martin on the 29th June 2017, whose photographs, albeit a small selection can be viewed […] read more

Wedding at St Donats Castle – Sophie & Matt

Wedding at St Donats Castle – Sophie & Matt

It has been a few years since my last wedding at St Donats Castle, but it was a welcome return to this medieval castle in the Vale of Glamorgan of South Wales. The majority of its life has seen the ownership of the castle in the hands of the Stradling family. However after seeing picture […] read more

Summer Wedding at Caer Llan – Lalle & Vince

Summer Wedding at Caer Llan – Lalle & Vince

This wedding will go down in history as one of the hottest I have ever photographed, as the temperature soared in Monmouthshire for this Summer wedding at Caer Llan. Lalle and Vince got married on Saturday 17th June 2017, here is some of the photography I provided for them. My coverage started with the bridal […] read more

Shaunna & Morgan’s Summertime Wedding at Hensol Castle

Shaunna & Morgan’s Summertime Wedding at Hensol Castle

Here are a few photographs from the summertime wedding of Shaunna and Morgan at Hensol Castle. I photographed their special day on 16th June 2017. The day started at Shaunna’s parent home in South Wales where her and her bridesmaids were busy perfecting hair and make up. Meanwhile the groom and his friends were busy relaxing […] read more

Rainy Day Wedding at The Corran – Ceirios & Edward

Rainy Day Wedding at The Corran – Ceirios & Edward

What do you we do if it rains on our wedding day? – I get asked this questions quite a lot by newly engaged couples. In the future I will just point them to this wedding blog. I do not think Ceirios and Edwards hardly noticed it was raining on their wedding day. They were […] read more

Sammie and Rufus’ Wedding at Peterstone Court

Sammie and Rufus’ Wedding at Peterstone Court

Sammie and Rufus were married on Friday 9th June 2017. They chose to host their day at Peterstone Court in Brecon, South Wales. It was here where I started my photographic coverage with the bridal preparations. Sammie use to work as a Disney Princess at Euro Disney and this fairytale theme was evident throughout the […] read more

Wedding at Hammet House – Laura & David

Wedding at Hammet House – Laura & David

Laura and David travelled from their home across the Irish Sea to hold their wedding in West Wales on Saturday 3rd June 2017. I met up with the bride and her family as they were preparing for the day at Hammet House. In between the hair and make up, Laura managed to dress her gorgeous […] read more

Woodhouse Barn Wedding – Abi & Ben

Woodhouse Barn Wedding – Abi & Ben

This was my first wedding that I have photographed at Woodhouse Barn in Pembrokeshire. Abi and Ben had originally booked me for their wedding in August, but for the most joyous of reasons brought their wedding forward to the last day of May in 2017. So on this Wednesday morning I found myself heading west […] read more

Wedding At The Lodge, Celtic Manor – Becky & Josh

Wedding At The Lodge, Celtic Manor – Becky & Josh

On the 27th May 2017 I photographed Becky and Josh’s wedding at The Lodge in the Celtic Manor Resort, South Wales. This South Wales venue, as well as other multiple sites to host your wedding day, has three hotels, self-catering lodges, six restaurants, two spas, three championship golf courses and conference facilities. I began my photographic coverage in the […] read more

Spring Wedding at Oldwalls – Rhiannon & Richard

Spring Wedding at Oldwalls – Rhiannon & Richard

I photographed Rhiannon and Richards Spring wedding on Saturday 20th May 2017. The bridal preparation took place at the bride’s family home in Llanddarog in Carmarthenshire. The ceremony was a short distance down the road at Capel Newydd, where as per West Wales tradition the village turns outs to greet the bride as she arrived […] read more

South Wales Wedding at Hensol Castle – Lara & Mark

South Wales Wedding at Hensol Castle – Lara & Mark

I have been looking forward to this wedding ever since the day Lara and Mark booked me as their South Wales wedding photographer. I met them at the dentist practise where they both work, along with Lara’s parents and immediately upon introduction I knew it was going to be a warm and fun wedding. The […] read more

Llanerchaeron & Harbourmaster Aberaeron Wedding – Daniel & Paul

Llanerchaeron & Harbourmaster Aberaeron Wedding – Daniel & Paul

On Friday 5th May 2017 I travelled across the Welsh countryside to the west coast town of Aberaeron. I was here to photograph the same sex wedding of Daniel and Paul. The marriage ceremony was performed in front of a modest collection of close friends and family, in the converted stables at Llanerchaeron. This elegant Georgian […] read more

Spring Wedding at Hensol Castle – Kate & Alex

Spring Wedding at Hensol Castle – Kate & Alex

On 29th April 2017 I was commissioned to photograph the Hensol Castle Wedding in South Wales of Kate and Alex. In the morning I started the photographic coverage with the bridal preparations at their home. After a while I made my way to see the groom where he was waiting at the ceremony location of Christ Church in Radyr […] read more

Wedding at Oldwalls – Kathryn & Nick

Wedding at Oldwalls – Kathryn & Nick

The 20th April saw me return to Oldwalls, for the first time in 2017. I was here in Gower, Wales to photograph the wedding of Kathryn and Nick. I arrived in the morning to begin coverage with the bridal preparations at Mulberry House, a self catering cottage, just a stone throw away from the wedding venue. […] read more

Llanelly House Wedding – Jennifer & Christopher

Llanelly House Wedding – Jennifer & Christopher

Here are a few photographs from the wedding of Jennifer and Christopher. They were married on Saturday 8th April 2017 at St Elli Church in Llanelli with the reception hosted over the road at Llanelly House. The couple also requested a few portraits of the two of them at the local favourite spot, Parc Howard. […] read more

Clearwell Castle Wedding – Chetna & Ryan

Clearwell Castle Wedding – Chetna & Ryan

On the 24th March I photographed Chetna and Ryan’s Clearwell Castle wedding in the Forest of Dean.They were a familiar pair of faces, as they had been guests at several of my previous weddings. Clearwell Castle was built in the Gothic style in 1727, an architectural feature that was to prove attractive when it was […] read more

South Wales Baby Photographer

South Wales Baby Photographer

Every once in a while I don my hat of a baby photographer here in South Wales. My approach is consistent with my wedding photography, in that I provide very natural, real life photography. Other than placing the child in good light, I prefer not to pose sleeping newborn babies with props and fake backgrounds. Using a more […] read more

Children Portrait Photographer in South Wales

Children Portrait Photographer in South Wales

A couple of weeks ago I was commissioned by Lily’s parents to produced some natural portrait photographs at their home in South Wales. A lovely little girl, and a little older than most of my previous children portrait sessions. Lily had reached the age when a little self-consciousness is beginning to creep in. In this […] read more

Winter Wedding at The Barn at Brynich – Jessica & Michael

Winter Wedding at The Barn at Brynich – Jessica & Michael

The first wedding of 2017 took me to Brecon in South Wales for the wedding of Jessica and Michael. The bride and her family had one of the converted barns to get ready in, where they were busy doing make up, icing cakes, pet their dachshunds and watch horse racing. The groom was meanwhile finishing off you speeches in […] read more

Client Comments to a South Wales Wedding Photographer

Client Comments to a South Wales Wedding Photographer

I recently received this lovely hand written note in the post, from previous wedding photography clients. I photographed James and Hannah wedding last December, you can see some pictures of their special day at; Winter Wedding at Caer Llan. I think it is always useful to share these client reviews on my blog, as this is where potential customers come view […] read more

Wedding at Nanteos – Mared & Mark

Wedding at Nanteos – Mared & Mark

Here are a few photographs from a wedding at Nanteos near Aberystwyth in West Wales, photographed on Friday 30th December, my last wedding for 2016. The bride and groom, Mared and Mark were both getting ready in the Georgian Hotel, the girls in the main hotel, whilst the chaps were making use of the Mews House. The […] read more

Wedding at The Corran – Paula & Ashleigh

Wedding at The Corran – Paula & Ashleigh

A few days following Christmas I was at The Corran Resort in Carmarthenshire, Wales to photograph the wedding of Paula and Ashleigh on the 28th December 2016. Situated on the acres of marshland that surrounds the town of Laugharne, this 16th century building has been modernised and extended to provide a stylish hotel perfect for weddings. Laugharne […] read more

Wedding at Treowen – Becky & Steffan

Wedding at Treowen – Becky & Steffan

A few days before Christmas in 2016, I was making my way to photograph the wedding of Becky and Steffan at Treowen in Monmouthshire, Wales. As I was carefully navigating my car through a single track country lane, out of the early morning mist appears the 17th century gentry house that is Treowen. This Grade I […] read more

Winter wedding at Caer LLan – Hannah & James

Winter wedding at Caer LLan – Hannah & James

One of the affects of a winter wedding is that the often inclement weather drives people to remain huddled together throughout the drinks reception. This quickly creates a friendly party atmosphere, and so it was at Hannah and James’ wedding at Caer Llan. They hosted there wedding here on the 10th December 2016, below is a collection of some of the photographers […] read more

Wedding at Belvoir Castle – Susan & Andrew

Wedding at Belvoir Castle – Susan & Andrew

On my last couple of visits to Belvoir Castle to photograph weddings, I have stopped my car on the side of the approach road to the castle and grabbed my camera to capture a picture of this Grade I listed building perched high on a ridge over looking the surronding Leciestershire countyrisde. But today I was […] read more

Wedding at Miskin Manor – Kate & Chris

Wedding at Miskin Manor – Kate & Chris

It was one of those bright, crisp winter days that greeted Kate and Chris on the day of their wedding at Miskin Manor in South Wales. Below I have posted a selection of the photographs that I provided for the happy couple. I began my coverage with the bridal preparations at this grade II listed country hotel, […] read more

Oldwalls Wedding Photography – Leah & Oli

Oldwalls Wedding Photography – Leah & Oli

I really do not think Leah and Oli stop laughing throughout the whole of their wedding day at Oldwalls in Gower. Having fun must be contagious as the whole congregation seemed to be enjoying the day just as much. My photographic coverage began on the day of 28th October 2016 with the bridal preparations at […] read more

Cardiff Museum Wedding – Rupal & Andrew

Cardiff Museum Wedding – Rupal & Andrew

The 22nd of October 2016 I photographed the wedding of Rupal and Andrew. The days photography coverage began at the bride’s family home in Cardiff, where she was preparing for the big day.  A few minutes before they left for the marriage ceremony I departed, so I had a chance to meet up with the groom […] read more

Wedding at Hensol Castle – Lauren & David

Wedding at Hensol Castle – Lauren & David

Here is collection of photographs that I took at Hensol Castle for the wedding of Lauren and David on Saturday 8th October 2016. The bridal preparations took place at Lauren’s parents home in Cardiff before the marriage ceremony which was performed at St Isan’s Church. The drinks reception, wedding breakfast and evening celebrations were all […] read more

Sylen Lakes Wedding – Emma & Nick

Sylen Lakes Wedding – Emma & Nick

This was the first wedding that I have photographed at Sylen Lakes in West Wales. Today, 1st October 2016, I was here to document the marriage of Emma and Nick. I had met this couple before at the wedding of Emma’s brother the previous year so it was nice to see the family again. In […] read more

National Museum Cardiff – Victoria & Kenny

National Museum Cardiff – Victoria & Kenny

The National Museum Cardiff wedding of Victoria and Kenny was a splendid affair taking place amongst Cardiff’s weekend celebration of Roald Dahl and his works. I met up wiht the bride at St David Hotel in Cardiff Bay, where in a luxury suite Victoria, her mother and sister and a few close friends was busy with hair […] read more

Celtic Manor Wedding – Sandi & Andrew

Celtic Manor Wedding – Sandi & Andrew

Sandi and Andrew hosted their wedding at the Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales on Friday 16th September 2016. The bride and her family prepared for the big day in one of the hotel rooms, whilst guests began to arrive at the barbecue terrace for the marriage ceremony. This unique venue has a semi outdoor […] read more

Wedding at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama – Hannah & Mark

Wedding at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama – Hannah & Mark

Here are some photographs that I created for Hannah and Mark at their wedding at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, South Wales. The bridal preparations took place at the bride’s parent’s home in the morning of Saturday 10th September 2016. The marriage ceremony was at the Weston Gallery within the Anthony Hopkins Centre at […] read more

Llanerch Vineyard Wedding in South Wales – Bethan & Michael

Llanerch Vineyard Wedding in South Wales – Bethan & Michael

On Saturday 3rd September 2016 I performed my duties as a South Wales wedding photographer at  the Llanerch Vineyard wedding of Bethan and Michael, within the Vale of Glamorgan of South Wales. At the beginning of the day I met up with the bride, her bridesmaids and mother whilst their were getting ready for the big day. […] read more

Buckland Hall Wedding in South Wales – Alexandra & Ryan

Buckland Hall Wedding in South Wales – Alexandra & Ryan

On the 1st September 2016 I photographed the Buckland Hall wedding in South Wales for Alexandra and Ryan. Buckland Hall is a country mansion set in the stunning scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. It has a rich history, not least when it was burnt down by a great fire in […] read more

Wedding at Coed Y Mwstwr – Sarah & Huw

Wedding at Coed Y Mwstwr – Sarah & Huw

Wow, received some very kind words from Sarah Huw, whose wedding I photographed this summer of 2016. I have posted an excerpt below along with some of the photographs I provided for the wedding.   “We would like to thank you so much for our stunning wedding photos. They document our special day so much […] read more

Wedding at Miskin Manor – Anna & Dane

Wedding at Miskin Manor – Anna & Dane

Here are a few of my favourite photographs from the wedding of Anna and Dane, which I photographed on Sunday 28th August 2016 at Miskin Manor in South Wales. The photographic coverage started in the morning, as the bride prepared for the big day at her parent’s home. The marriage ceremony was performed in the Minstrel […] read more

Wedding at Cardiff Castle – Jennifer & James

Wedding at Cardiff Castle – Jennifer & James

Jennifer and James were married on Saturday 27th August 2016 at Cardiff Castle in South Wales. I met up with the couple at the Park Plaza hotel were they were separately preparing for the big day. Once the men were dressed I walked through the city centre with them to the castle, where the marriage ceremony […] read more

Jabajak Vineyard Wedding – Sarah & David

Jabajak Vineyard Wedding – Sarah & David

Sarah & David were married at Jabajak Vineyard on Saturday 6th August 2016, here are a few of the images that I provided for them. This was the first wedding that I photographed at Jabajak Vineyard, which started life as a small holding until the present family, the Stuart-Robson’s purchased the property and renovated it into a […] read more

Llanvihangel Court Wedding – Harriet & Grant

Llanvihangel Court Wedding – Harriet & Grant

Here is a selection of photographs that I provided for Harriet and Grant at their Llanvihangel Court Wedding on the 30th of July 2016. Llanvihangel Court is a Grade I listed building, a Tudor country house, described as “the most impressive and richly decorated house of around 1600 in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It is still a private residence, […] read more

Pembrokeshire Wedding Photography – Charlotte & Daniel

Pembrokeshire Wedding Photography – Charlotte & Daniel

On one of the hottest days of the year, I found myself travelling to Pembrokeshire in West Wales to photograph the wedding of Charlotte (Charly) and Daniel on Saturday 23rd July 2016. Upon arriving at the marriage ceremony location of St Elidyr’s Church in the village of Amroth, I discovered the groom doing some last […] read more

Llandaff Cathedral & Howells School Wedding – Anna & Rhodri

Llandaff Cathedral & Howells School Wedding – Anna & Rhodri

Here is a selection of the photographs that I created at the wedding of Anna and Rhodri on 22nd July 2016. Following the bridal preparations that was jam packed with bridesmaids, flower girls and page boys the marriage ceremony was conducted at Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff. There has been a religious presence on this site since the 6th […] read more

Baby Photography in South Wales – Darcey

Baby Photography in South Wales – Darcey

The summer of 2016 has been very busy with weddings, so it was a welcome distraction to have a brief change of subject matter, when I was asked to create a few portraits of the gorgeous baby Darcy at her home in South Wales. As a testament to how fast time travels by, it had […] read more

Wedding in South Wales – Lucy & Jacob

Wedding in South Wales – Lucy & Jacob

I photographed the wedding of Lucy and Jacob in South Wales on Saturday 16th July 2016. The day started with photographing the bridal preparations at Lucy’s parent’s beautiful home in Monmouthshire, where a marquee had been pitched on the front lawn for later in the day, when the drinks reception and wedding breakfast would be served. […] read more

Caerphilly Castle Wedding – Kelly & Chris

Caerphilly Castle Wedding – Kelly & Chris

On a rather wet and windy day, namely Friday 15th July 2016, I photographed the wedding of Kelly and Chris. They had travelled from Australia to be married in their hometown of Caerphilly in South Wales, unfortunately the weather did not follow them! I started my photographic coverage with the bridal preparations at her father’s home, a short […] read more

St David’s Cathedral & Crug Glas House Wedding – Katie & Mark

St David’s Cathedral & Crug Glas House Wedding – Katie & Mark

Katie and Mark were married on Saturday 9th July 2016 and I was lucky enough to chosen as their wedding photographer. I had an early start to make the journey to Britain’s smallest city of St Davids, in Pembrokshire on the most westerly point of Wales. My photographic coverage started with the bridal preparations, beofre I […] read more

Wedding at Usk Castle – Katie & James

Wedding at Usk Castle – Katie & James

Wedding photography from Katie and James’ special day, featuring an outdoor marriage ceremony at the Gate House in Usk Castle, Monmouthshire, South Wales. The little river town was coping well with two big events on Saturday 2nd July 2016, the wedding of Katie and James and the annual food festival. The bridal preparations took place […] read more

Glanusk Estate Wedding – Charlotte & Rhodri

Glanusk Estate Wedding – Charlotte & Rhodri

On Saturday 25th June 2016 I travelled to the Glanusk Estate in Powys, Wales to photograph the wedding of Charlotte and Rhodri. I began the day with photographing the bridal preparations at the recently refurbished Lodge before taking the short stroll through the orchard to the Garden Cottage where the groom and his ushers were getting […] read more

A Post Wedding Portrait Session At Caerphilly Castle

A Post Wedding Portrait Session At Caerphilly Castle

Julia and Nik were married at Caerphilly Castle at few weeks ago in May 2016, on a day that saw tempestuous weather, in a combination of high winds and rain.  Such were they conditions that it kept the wedding day a well and truly interior affair. The following month, Julia, a pragmatic German national and Nik a […] read more

A Pre Wedding Shoot in South Wales – Sian & Sean

A Pre Wedding Shoot in South Wales – Sian & Sean

Here are a few images from a pre wedding shoot I recently did in South Wales. Sian and Sean are getting married in a few weeks time in August 2016 and wanted the opportunity to get use to the camera and a few nice portrait photographs of just the two of them. We started to meet near their home in Blackwood, where […] read more

Llanvihangel Court Wedding – Leisa & Ian

Llanvihangel Court Wedding – Leisa & Ian

Here are a few photographs I created on Saturday 18th June 2016, they feature Leisa and Ian’s wedding photography from St Michael’s Church in the Monmouthshire village of Llanvihangel Crucorney. The reception was hosted across the road at Llanvihangel Court. This South Wales Grade I listed Tudor country house is still a private family, however it occasionally opens its […] read more

Bryngarw House Wedding – Sam & Paul

Bryngarw House Wedding – Sam & Paul

Sam and Paul travelled from their home in Australia to host a United Kingdom wedding celebration at Bryngarw House near Bridgend in South Wales. Paul is from Australia and some of his family also made the journey, but Sam is from South Wales, so she was able to be joined on the day by her family […] read more

Felin Newydd House Wedding – Victoria & John

Felin Newydd House Wedding – Victoria & John

Victoria and John held their wedding day at Felin Newydd House in South Wales on Saturday 11th June 2016. I arrived a couple of hours before the ceremony to capture some photographs of the bridal preparations, whilst the groom waited patiently downstairs, welcoming the guests as they arrived. A while later the bride descended the […] read more

Llanerch Vineyard Wedding – Abigail & Owain

Llanerch Vineyard Wedding – Abigail & Owain

Here is a small collection of the photograph I created for Abigail and Owain’s Llanerch Vineyard Wedding. The marriage took place on Saturday 4th June 2016 at St Nicholas Church in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales. The wedding reception was then hosted at Llanerch Vineyard, where on arrival guests were served chilled drinks in […] read more

Cottrell Park Wedding – Lucy & Andrew

Cottrell Park Wedding – Lucy & Andrew

Lucy and Andrew held their Cottrell Park wedding on the 2nd June 2016. Below is a small collection of the wedding photographs that I created for the happy couple. My coverage started at the brides’ mothers home in South Wales for the bridal party preparations. The marriage ceremony took place in her home town of Maesteg at St […] read more

Mansion House Wedding – Ffion & Gerallt

Mansion House Wedding – Ffion & Gerallt

On the Bank Holiday Monday that occurred on the 30th May 2016 I photographed the wedding of Ffion and Gerallt. I had them late last year when I photographed Ffion’s sister’s wedding , so it was nice tot see the family again. After taking some photographs of the bridal preparations at the parent’s home, I meet up […] read more

Wedding at The Lost Orangery at Euridge Manor – Emily & Nicholas

Wedding at The Lost Orangery at Euridge Manor – Emily & Nicholas

I have now been exclusively specialising in wedding photography for over twelve years and have witnessed some amazing unions in some really impressive locations. Emily and Nicholas managed to continue this theme when they decided to host their wedding in The Lost Orangery at Euridge Manor. The unique venue settled amongst the Wiltshire countryside is the private residence of John Robinson, […] read more

Caerphilly Castle Wedding – Julia & Nik

Caerphilly Castle Wedding – Julia & Nik

I photographed Julia and Nik’s wedding on the 21st May 2016 at Caerphilly Castle in South Wales. I started the day with meeting up with the bride as she got ready at the Vale Hotel with her family, who had flown in from their homeland of Germany. I also managed to catch up with the […] read more

Wedding at Oxwich Bay Hotel – Becky & Tom

Wedding at Oxwich Bay Hotel – Becky & Tom

Here are a few of my favourite photographs from the coverage I provided of Becky and Tom’s wedding at the Oxwich Bay Hotel in Gower, South Wales. Becky and her family had rented a lovely house in a nearby village for the morning preparations. After capturing a few image there on moved onto the Oxwich Bay […] read more

Manorbier Castle Wedding – Laura & Mark

Manorbier Castle Wedding – Laura & Mark

Manorbier Castle provided the perfect setting for Laura and Mark’s wedding on 14th May 2016 in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. The marriage ceremony took place at St James’ Church, from where you could see the castle across the village hill. After the ceremony, the guests were able to walk through the valley back up to the wedding […] read more

South Wales Wedding Photographer – Rebecca & Matthew

South Wales Wedding Photographer – Rebecca & Matthew

On the last day of April this year of 2016 I photographed the wedding of Rebecca and Matthew. I began my photographic coverage with the bride at the Old Post House in St Fagan’s, near Cardiff in South Wales, which would later also host the wedding reception. Rebecca was one of those bride where a […] read more

South Wales Wedding Photographer – Kate & Owain

South Wales Wedding Photographer – Kate & Owain

The sky was blue and sun shining, perfectly setting the scene for the wedding day of Kate and Owain on Saturday 23rd April 2016. I began my photographic coverage at the bridal preparations which took place at the Coed-Y-Mwstwr Hotel near Bridgend in South Wales. After a while I made my way to the marriage […] read more

Children Photography in South Wales – Seth & Cai

Children Photography in South Wales – Seth & Cai

Here are a few photographs I took a couple of weeks ago, for Jenny and Arwell of their two sons Seth and Cai at their home in South Wales. I first met their parents when I photographed their wedding  at Naanteos back in 2013.Since then I have photographed little Seth when he was born and now […] read more

Dewsall Court Wedding – Arabella & Nathaniel

Dewsall Court Wedding – Arabella & Nathaniel

On Saturday 2nd April I travelled from my base in South Wales to Herefordshire for the wedding of Arabella and Nathaniel. I started the morning with the bride at Dewsall Court where she was beginning her preparations for the day. A short while later I caught up with the groom at his ushers’ lunch at a […] read more

Pre Wedding Shoot – Emily & Nicholas

Pre Wedding Shoot – Emily & Nicholas

A couple of weeks ago I met up with Emily and Nicholas for a pre wedding shoot in the Botanical Gardens of Bath. As a documentary wedding photographer I do a limited amount of portrait work during a wedding, at the bride and groom’s discretion they normally request just a few minutes so that can get […] read more

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Sacha Miller

22 Coed Y Graig

Ystrad Mynach

Mid Glamorgan CF82 7FJ

Tel: +44 7770 792148

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CARDIFF WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER • SOUTH WALES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER