As we are approaching winter, it seems timely to post an incredibly stylish wedding I had the pleasure of photographing earlier this year in Megeve, a quaint ski village in the French Alps. A wedding of only 45 guests, the bride and groom invited their nearest and dearest friends from all over the world to celebrate in a cosy and intimate affair full of mulled wine, lots of snow, beautiful winter sunshine and Michelin star food at the amazing Alpaga. As this was their wedding number 2 (having celebrated with both sets of families at Thanksgiving in NYC), the lovely K & R designed a laid back weekend with an informal and endearing ceremony officiated by a friend, with a live link to the groom’s mum in NYC via an iPad – dont you just love technology! All this was preceded by a hilarious “welcome” dinner for all the guests on the night before, where guests dined on traditional alpine food at La Refuge and participated in lighthearted “roasting” of the groom. Thank you K & R for incredible memories! xxx
Stationery by Paper + Cup / Dress, hood, stole & belt by Le Spose di Gio bespoke / Bride’s shoes by Miu Miu / Groom’s tie & cufflinks by Lanvin / Groom’s suit by Dolce & Gabbana / Bride’s gloves by Vera Wang / Bride’s jacket by Delphine Manivet / Bride’s jewellery by Jenny Packham
As featured on Style Me Pretty / Photographed on a mixture of film and digital
This time last year this bride stole our hearts. More of this wedding photographed at La Leotardie coming soon.
Photographed on film (Fuji 400H).
A little teaser of the wonderfulness that was this shoot in Paris in September. Photographed on film (Fuji 400h).
So thrilled to be featured in this month’s You & Your Wedding magazine – grab yourself a copy and take a peek at one of my all time favourite weddings from last year, photographed at a very unique London venue – MC Motors in East London, all beautifully planned by Charley Beard of London Bride. Full wedding coming to the blog very soon!
How do you ensure great photographs from your big day? Have a look at this little fun interview, where we discuss First Looks, Formal Group photographs and what to do in case of bad weather (full interview here).
And who doesn’t love a groom in a sharp suit! Look no further for buttonhole etiquette from the ladies at YYW, with a beautiful floral arrangement by Jay Archer Floral Design from a winter wedding coming to the blog soon!
A few months ago, I received a very excited email from a sweet couple in Indonesia, Yen and Alex. They had recently got engaged and Yen was visiting London for her graduation ceremony – so they combined the two wonderful occasions by travelling through Europe and commemorating their trip with a fun pre-wedding shoot. I loved Yen’s enthusiasm – she designed all of her beautiful dresses, she had the most gorgeous Sophia Webster shoes, and she had hired the help of the wonderful Vony for hair & makeup (whose own post-wedding shoot will be appearing on the blog very soon!). Even though they had both spent time in London in the past, they wanted to experience London’s iconic landmarks, as well as incorporating some cute stop-overs like Peggy Porschen‘s adorable bakery in Chelsea.
To get the most out of their shoot I designed a very specific itinerary that matched Yen and Alex’s outfits to the right location and time of day. We split the shoot across 2 days, with the day session consisting of Abbey Road, Hyde Park, Peggy Porschen and Tower Bridge, and the evening itinerary consisting of Mayfair and Albert Bridge. For a grand total of 10 hours across 2 days, we whizzed around London, visiting wonderful sights, eating the most delicious cakes and boating in Hyde Park. Thank you Yen and Alex for such a memorable couple of days together, big kisses (and a beautiful box full of lovely prints and other surprises) flying over to you all the way from London very soon!
Engagement sessions are a great way to celebrate your love for each other – they can be as relaxed or as creative as you would like them to be. I am always here to suggest that perfect location, or the perfect outfit, even if you are unsure of where we should go or what you should wear. If you would like your very own session, drop me an email for a full Portrait Brochure. xxx
All photographed on film / Fuji 400H / Kodak Portra 400