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A cornucopia of festival extravaganza with a blaze of colour and personal detail making this wedding totally awesome. Aimee and Rob planned an alternative wedding that was a mix of all there favourite things. Festival Wedding Photographer Becky Joiner captured this wedding. Their wedding encompassed there own personal style. Being themselves and making there wedding day […]

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Interiors Photography | Aerial Photographer | Cornwall – Devon – Somerset- Dorset  Working with Luxury Self Catering accommodation, hotels and letting agents to photograph the interiors of these amazing properties across the South West of England. In addition to traditional photography, we also have the ability to take aerial photographs of the property or the […]

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  Beautiful, awesome fun wedding day with Jessie and Craig at Muddifords Court County House! So they got married after 6,210 days of being together – isn’t that just amazing! I love the card that Jessie sent Craig on the morning of their wedding.They planned there wedding to celebrate the day they met all that time ago. It […]

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  I think that the evening party is fast becoming one of my favourite parts of a wedding day. Everyone is relaxed, enjoying themselves and genuinely having fun. Creating natural fun wedding photographs may seem difficult as many people do feel awkward in front of the camera, especially in the beginning. I like to embarrass […]

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Some wedding venues are truly out of this world, they are full of honest character, amazingly helpful owners and the most beautiful surroundings. Very few locations can combine all these elements, but Middle Coombe Farm is one of them. Leaving the towns and cities behind, as you drive down the little country lane approaching this […]

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Gorgeous abundance of colour and true vintage inspiration. Emma and Adam did not follow a theme or create a vintage style wedding they live vintage everyday. As I walked into there beautiful home I stepped back to another era, I was in the 1950’s it was so beautiful! Vintage Wedding Love It maybe really trendy […]

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Devon Food Photography Hola! So the other day I was taking to a good friend of mine about the smoothies that we make at home.  She asked for the recipe as she could not get her kids to drink the smoothies she made but yet they loved mine. SO this post is for you Anna… […]

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Welcome! So nice of you to pop over to my Devon Wedding Photography website. So I am an alternative wedding photographer based in the South West of England. My wedding adventures so far have extended beyond Devon to Somerset, Cornwall, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, London, Norfolk, Kent basically the whole of the UK. Devon has an abundance of wonderful […]

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Last year in the most romantic way, Colin proposed to Fi under the beautiful yellow tree in the formal gardens of Groombridge Place in Kent. “This will be the  venue for our wedding day, we love it here” Groombridge Place Wedding Photographer The vision of a marching band leading the guests from the wedding ceremony […]

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London Wedding Film Emma and Adam created a vintage inspired wedding that was amazing to film. Based just outside of London in Rochford, their wedding was full of heaps of details and loads of love. They decided to get married at Rochfold Church, Essex followed by a super creative wedding reception at Stambridge Memorial Hall, […]

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Tunnels Beach Alternative Wedding So I knew when I first spoke to Naz and Jules who planned to get married on Friday 13th “Because it was just them” that this wedding was going to be different and perfectly alternative. Both are really creative and made this conventional beach wedding venue into a gothic victorian dream. This what an […]

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  Pre wedding shoots are a brilliant time to really get to know one another, see how I work and build confidence in front  of the camera. I  talk about the benefit of having a pre wedding shoot here . Last week I spent some time with Alice and Kev who are planning their wedding at […]

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I took this photograph at a Christmas photoshoot with  Jo Amor clothes shop in Tiverton. I stumbled across it when I was looking for inspiration for Red Nose Day next week. The moustache is fixed on the straw and just make me laugh when I see it. We will be wearing red noses and are holding […]

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Festival Wedding Table Decorations Alternative wedding table decoration brings the place alive, gorgeous wooden tables can be hired form the fantastic Virginia Vintage Hire. Lots of these decorations were made by the Bride or Groom and a team of friends and family. Creating you own festival or boho laid back wedding can be a lot […]

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There are so many things to think of when you first get engaged it’s like a whirlwind spinning in your head. Plus there is such a mass of information to consume whether it’s in wedding magazines, Pinterest or wedding blogs which are alternative or super cool inspiration, I remembered that the more I looked the harder I found […]

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Honition Wedding Film This was a wonderful transatlantic wedding for Allsion and Chris, they decided to get married in their old family holiday home near Honiton, Devon. This was a beautiful wedding, lots of personal touches, along with delicious hog roast,  gorgeous vintage tables and chairs and drinks served from the unique Cider Pig. The wedding Dj was […]

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A couple of years ago we went to an old friends wedding as guests. I was not working, I didn’t even take my camera, it was going to be an wonderful family gathering. We travelled for hours to get there, got stuck in the usual Friday traffic and spent a heap of money on travel accommodations and […]

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Have a look at our exciting mashup of the epic wedding season filmed in 2014. We loved being  part of all these amazing moments, this is the best job ever. Working with Tim this year has been the best experience, having my best friend right next to me has somehow enable me to create some of my […]

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I just want to say a really big thank you to each and every person that has allowed me to tell their story, it may have been a wedding or family photoshoot. I am lost for words when I look back at 2014. Only now as I sit here do I realise the epicness of […]

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It’s sort of weird having your photo taken isn’t it? I know we are all taking more photos of stuff and more #Selfies than ever, but when someone else turns the camera on you, there is a ‘thing’ that happens. first of all you do a ‘smile at the camera’ face, then your shoulders stiffen […]

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So this week we have been looking after Alfie, our dog Chester’s brother. As our friends baby was due any day we were the on call dog sitters. These Sprockers are crazy loveable, incredibly intelligent but more so cheeky dogs.They did not stop moving, jumping, growling running or playing for the first 24 hours. It […]

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“The video is brilliant all our friends love it too. Thanks so much” – Jess This fabulous Travel Inspired Wedding created by Jess and James at hosted at the DIY wedding venue Muddifords Court, near Tiverton, Devon. You can see the full wedding photographs >>> HERE <<< It was so wonderful to be part of […]

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Family and Friends travel a lot for weddings, because understand the importance of just being there..supporting the creation of a whole new family. Allison and Chris travelled from USA to the sleepy backwater in South Devon, so that they could get married at Shute Barton, Axminster; a place that means a great deal to Chris […]

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I was recently asked “Are your photographs timeless?” and to the surprise of the person asking the question I replied ” What is timeless?”  What does it mean to be timeless?  Is timeless forever or just this time right this second now? The word timeless immediately made me think –  Is it that classic little […]

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Well where can I begin? This alternative Farm wedding was one of the most creatively well designed events that I have seen! Everything was hand made by Ryan, Natalie and there amazing friends and family, including building the ceremony barns! They held there wedding on Huxtable Farm which is Natalie’s parents home in North Devon. […]

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Somerset Wedding Izzy and Tom got married in the middle of February this year, and you would have thought it was the middle of Summer – it was 18 degrees, sunny and just an achingly beautiful wedding day at North Cadbury Court, Somerset. North Cadbury Court This beautiful mansion set in the sleepy little village […]

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  “Admit it. You aren’t like them. You’re not even close. You may occasionally dress yourself up as one of them, watch the same mindless television shows as they do, maybe even eat the same fast food sometimes. But it seems that the more you try to fit in, the more you feel like an […]

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Today it is the Spring equinox so no matter where you are on Earth, if you watch the sunrise or sunset on March 20, you will be gazing due east or due west. So it marks a single time for this equinox as noted from a whole-Earth perspective – when the sun stands directly overhead as […]

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My visual diary, of a trip to Paris. I lasted visited Paris when I was a teenager, and all I wanted to see then was Jim Morrisons Grave. Paris is always Uber cool in my mind, it’s small but awesome. I love to walk along the Seine, to sit and people watch and to drink […]

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Catching up with my girlfriends and taking time out is I just don’t do enough! So before wedding season kicks off for me later this month I decided to spend some time crafting, chatting and walking on the beach. I headed off to see Sue and her new beautiful new sewing shop aptly named The […]

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Sometimes it’s just good to play, right? I had no agenda, no clients no expectations. I just wanted to get back to basics, back to uni and just explore ideas and play! Using my Canon Mkiii camera I made this self portrait, the ultimate #Selfie using in camera double exposure – love it or hate […]

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I love, love, love, the beach, it’s my place to go to think, escape and reassess. January is a time lots of us make New Years resolutions. We plan or hope to make a change, we  aim to be better, thinner, fitter…. I prefer to look at what I have, to try to  be thankful […]

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Natalie and Ryan are planning the most amazing farm wedding in Devon next year. The plan is …so far, that they will get married at Natalie’s family home in Devon Huxtable farm, but so far I can’t say an more! There are loads of creative wedding ideas, homemade and DIY plans, which I love!!! Alternative […]

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  Gitta and Sim got married whoop whoop!! This is the ultimate DIY home made, alternative hand-fasting and homegrown wedding ever all here in Devon! This was a union of two families, Gitta from Holland and Sim originally from Devon. All there family and friends played a massive part in there wedding and it goes […]

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[vimeo width=”600″ height=”365″ video_id=”71253904″] [fblike] So pleased to say that after months of planning and preparation here is a short film all about me and how I work a couple. Really big thanks to Ryan Hallett who made this film the amazing thing that it is! Filmed on location at Huxtable Farm with Leon and […]

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 Devon Wedding Photographer It has been a truly perfect day, lovely sunshine, old friends to catch up with and a brilliant edit coming up from Sian and Pete’s amazing wedding. One of my favorite songs by Lou Read I had it in my mind when I took this Polaroid photograph earlier today. Polaroid Photographs I love […]

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Commercial Model Photographs | Exeter Photographer The lovely Charlotte booked an alternative portrait session with me.  So once collage was out, we made a plan of the sort of photos she might like, she chose an urban location and we shared some Pinterest ideas.  Charlotte brought a load of clothes and we traveled to Exeter […]

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  I was lucky enough to escape to wonderful Fowey Hall for a wedding photoshoot which I wrote about here.  This is what happened behind the scenes on this Photography Farm trip, there was amazing support and guidance about flash, especially off camera flash from Adam Bronkhorst AKA Grand Master flash. This day on Photography Farm […]

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Using Lomo 120 film and my old ish Diana camera I was photographing a “Just Married” graffiti wall  outside the local park in Tiverton and I created these three images. I like to experiment with the settings verses exposure and leaking light into the film after exposure, you know film geek stuff? It’s dark, moody […]

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I just can’t wait to go and see The Great Gatsby next month, I love the lavish sets created by Baz Luhrmann, the carefree era of the 1920’s with the bejeweled head dresses and tassel swishing costumes are just sumptuously fabulous. I have to admit that Baz Luhrmann is a movie hero of mine and […]

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SHHH!!! It was almost the witching hour and we were in the centre of Bristol all attending the evening wedding fair aptly named Weird and Wonderful wedding show… but we escaped from Bristol Planetarium and fled into the city to make some creative night time wedding photos… these are the results. {The models were wearing […]

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The Weird and Wonderful Wedding Show held @Bristol science centre was an eclectic mix of alternative wedding suppliers from across the South West. I was so pleased to photograph the models at night in the planetarium,  as it was such a different location and one that is perfect for an evening or winter wedding.  The […]

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Currently I am working on creating the first FabulousWedFest show aimed at couples that are looking for alternative eclectic wedding suppliers to make there wedding day really unique. Have a look at the website www.fabulouswedfest.co.uk or visit the facebook page The wedding festival takes place on 16th March at Muddifords court, Devon. Gates open at […]

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  If you ever wondered what happens behind the camera here is a little sneak peak behind the scenes on our recent fashion photoshoot. This was a collaboration with Bickleigh Castle, Tiverton and Jo Amor clothing, I have just been watching this film that was made by Andy and it brings back such happy memories […]

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I had such an amazing day last Sunday working with Jo Webber from the well established clothes store in Tiverton, Devon Called Jo Amor. We planned the ultimate alternative fashion photography shoot at Bickleigh Castle. The venue is well known in the area for Wedding Photography as there are such a huge variety of beautiful […]

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It is always such a treat to work with great wedding suppliers right here in the South-West, maybe it is the beautiful countryside that inspires then or maybe it is the raw talent of the south west region, either way I am totally in love with nearly every creation coming from the MakeMeADress studio. These […]

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This was such a fabulous afternoon organized by Styled Shoots team, I was really amazed that the venue Alvins Farm just outside Haywards Heath as it was the perfect getaway farm, ideal for wedding and parties far from the madding crowd. This is a great location for a destination wedding that is not too far […]

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  Alternative Wedding Photographer Creating a Peter Pan inspired wedding is the ultimate in alternative wedding themes. If you can create a wedding day that is truly unique and person to each the Bride and Groom you have achieved the perfect wedding, because wedding have to have your own personality within them, that is what […]

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On a summery afternoon under an ancient Oak Tree Alice and Kev said some heartfelt words to one another. A choir of friends sang, birdsong echoed arounds, streams were bubbling, the air was cool. We were under a spell, a relaxed state of mind descended upon us, there was no rush, calmness ruled. Beautiful only begins to […]

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