Sunday, 16 October 2011

Wedding photos at Shottle Hall - Dolly and Graham

Graham and Dolly is very unique couple - this was their second wedding. The first one, for close family, we photographed almost a year ago.
As usually, we began from groom's shooting then captured bride's preparation and covered the ceremony and reception. Many things were unique at this wedding, for example, baskets for flower girls were handmade by Dolly. Bridesmaids and flower girls were very excited by beauty of the bride, the wedding dress and the whole atmosphere.
The ceremony was held at St Mary's church - a beautiful church in Derby city centre after which everyone went to Shottle Hall to celebrate the event. We had a little walk with Graham and Dolly and then their friends joined us.
I always pay attention to flowers. This time, I think, everything was particular in harmony: from the bride flowers to church and venue decoration, and also I liked the cake design.

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Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Wedding photos at Rockingham Castle - Marc and Gaby

The first autumn wedding of this year was accompanied by sunny summer weather.
The wedding of Marc and Gaby was held in absolutely stunning venue, Rockingham Castle, a castle with more than 900 years of living history. They organised a great entertainment for their guests, a falconry show with falcons and owls, and had a creative wedding 'cheese cake' - see pictures below. It was a very touching moment during the ceremony when a little boy brought the rings - he was very proud about that!

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Sunday, 25 September 2011

Pre-wedding photos of Becky and Alex in Birmingham

Becky and Alex really like pets - so much that we decided to have their pre-wedding shoot with their dog Darcy (we could not take all of the pets to the shoot :) ). That was something really interesting to do and so we got together at Birmingham suburbs one afternoon for the shoot. Darcy, a very friendly dog, was running around Becky and Alex and it was sometimes not very easy to capture her still :)

During the shoot we had dramatically changing weather from blue sky to dark rain clouds but we were prepared for this and did not stop when rain started. Becky and Alex were rewarded with a beautiful rainbow as you can see on the pictures. Thank you guys for not being afraid of that rainy weather!

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Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Pre-wedding photos of Rachel and Donovan at Allestree Park, Derby

We really enjoyed this pre-wedding photoshoot with Rachel and Donovan - they prepared very stylish outfits and were ready to be photographed even when it rained! So we had to turn rain to our advantage and did few shots with umbrella as part of the picture :) Enjoy the pictures and keep coming back to our blog - their wedding day and wedding photos are yet to come!

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Monday, 5 September 2011

Wedding photographs in Ettington Park Hotel - Sarah & Chris

Following my recent post, I'm glad to share wedding photographs of Sarah and Chris taken in Ettington Park Hotel where the wedding was held.
We started shooting from groom's preparations, then captured bride getting ready and the ceremony, followed by a walk around the hotel. Stylish interior and exterior of the hotel gave lots of opportunities for nice pictures. The weather was very good during the day and we were lucky to capture last rays of sunset.
Chris and Sarah, thank you for your time spent with us - you were great and the atmosphere of your wedding day was just amazing.

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Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Pre-wedding shoot of Sarah and Chris in Elvaston Castle Park

Although Sarah and Chris live at Australia, the technologies of 21st century helped us to find each other and discuss all the wedding day details. Because they only had limited time of being in England, we organised their pre-wedding shoot just a week before their wedding (the wedding pictures to come!). For the shoot, we've chosen Elvaston Castle Park - beautiful place with a lot in it. Although the weather gave us a little of bit of heavy rain just at the beginning, the skies cleared later making the pictures even more colourful and alive. Guys, thank you for not worrying about the rain - I think the weather finally rewarded you with beautiful sky.

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Kids photoshoot with Elena

This was a very interesting photo shoot. Children always require a special approach and this shoot was not an exception - both girls were different and we had to be quick so that capture their instantly changing emotions. Many thanks to Elena who invited us to photograph her niece and goddaughter - we had great time and lots of fun with these lovely kids.

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Friday, 19 August 2011

Pregnancy photo shoot of Anna

I photographed wedding of Anna and Sergey last year, and this summer we met again but for different reason - they've decided to capture and memorise the last weeks of Anna's pregnancy. Most of the Anna's pictures we took at home and then photographed her with Sergey outside. The weather was lovely and we had very good time.

Guys, it was nice to see you again - here are some photographs from the photo shoot.

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Thursday, 18 August 2011

Portrait shoot of Svetlana

Another very interesting portrait shoot: Svetlana prepared for the photoshoot very well - she brought a lot of props and outfits, so we had something to play with and to create very different look of her. Although I've already photographed in this place, this time I looked at it differently. Here are the pictures which we've got.

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Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Portrait photoshoot of Julia

I know Julia for quite a long time and this is not her first photo session. Now she has got two beautiful kids but she has not change - fantastic smile and eyes. The shoot went well, the time flew very quickly and we had a lot of fun. It was pleasure to meet her kids. The eldest son was entertaining his mum, giving her flowers, so everything and everyone was very positive. Here are some pictures from the shoot.

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Monday, 15 August 2011

Baby Photoshoot of Alisa

Back in 2009 we photographed wedding of Irina and Michael (click here to see the post with their wedding DVD Slideshow). This year, they have got a third member of their family - a girl, Alisa, who was born just few months ago. We were very glad to see Irina and Michael and, of course, to meet Alisa, and to capture these important moments of their family life. Here I'd like to share with you some photos from this baby photoshoot.

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Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Wedding in Moscow - Tatiana and Denis

Here is the next wedding that we photographed in July this year. This was one of the most unusual and interesting weddings that I shoot in Moscow - there were many surprises by the bride and groom themselves, and also by the guests.

I already did a portrait photo shoot of Tatiana last year. This time she was even more beautiful, and both Tatiana and Denis were spreading joy, fun and happiness.
Guys, many thanks to you both for your positive emotions - you were fantastic! I believe that we have managed to capture your emotions!

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Monday, 8 August 2011

Wedding photos at Stapleford Park Hotel - Matthew and Jackie

You should already be familiar with this couple - the pictures from their pre-wedding shoot were posted before (see this link). This post is about their wedding.

The wedding ceremony was organised at a nice and cosy church after which everyone moved to Stapleford Park for reception and wedding breakfast. Stapleford Park was a great choice - because of amazing interior and beautiful garden, this place is excellent for shooting a wedding. We were lucky with the weather and had time to photograph both inside and outside.

Many thanks to Jackie and Matthew - they were as brilliant as during the pre-wedding shoot.

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Saturday, 6 August 2011

Destination wedding in Prague - Maria and Anton

It has been long time since I last updated the blog. The reason is that we were very busy shooting - at one point, within 8 days we photographed weddings in 3 different countries: Czech Republic, England and Russia. So many new pictures to come.

So, let's start from Czech Republic. The wedding was organised in Prague - beautiful city with its own character. Although we already photographed weddings in Prague before, there were still many new places to do beautiful shots. Many thanks to Maria and Anton for that fantastic mood and emotions, we had lots of fun together.

Just to tell a little bit more about the wedding. The ceremony was hold at the Old Town Hall located in the heart of Prague, some of the pictures were taken in the Leonardo hotel which was a very good choice, and for a walk we went to the Prague Castle - another gem of the city. The wedding breakfast took a place at Platinum restaurant which was organised just perfectly - the staff even thought of entertainment of children.

Enough to write - have a look the pictures yourself

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Thursday, 28 July 2011

Pregnancy shoot with Mark and Sam

This photoshoot was done a while ago, at one of summer afternoons. As usually, we began this shoot from taking some pictures at home, and then moved out to a nearby park. Sam and Mark prepared very well - they had two sets of baby boots, beautiful flowers and different outfits.
Our most sincere congratulations to Sam and Mark with birth of two boys! We really look forward to photographing whole their family in near future!

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Thursday, 7 July 2011

Rutland Water pre-wedding photographs of Matthew and Jackie

The wedding of these guys will be very soon, meanwhile, here are some pictures from their pre-wedding shoot. Matt and Jackie were prepared for the shoot very well - excellent outfits, great locations. We started from Rutland Water and continued at a windmill. These pictures are some of my favourite ones.

Thank you, guys, for your mood. We enjoyed this time very much. Looking forward to shooting your wedding soon!

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Saturday, 11 June 2011

More pictures from Olga's portrait session

Here we go - more photos from Olga's shoot. When we were planning this we wanted to avoid studio: part of the shoot was done in a park, part - at home. Many thanks to Olga for her very good preparation for the shoot.

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Thursday, 2 June 2011

Portrait of Olga

Here is one of my favourite photos from a photoshoot with Olga. More photos are coming...

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Friday, 27 May 2011

Photoshoot of Anna & Jason

This shoot was done a while ago - back in the end of April. The weather was absolutely fantastic, trees were in bloom which made a perfect background for these photos of Anna and Jason. Thank you guys very much for your time - we all had fun during that shoot.

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Thursday, 5 May 2011

Portrait photoshoot for Emily

Something from a recent a portrait photoshoot which I did for Emily. The weather was great, the mood was excellent and so the shoot went very smoothly and with fun. Some photographs from this photo session are below. I'd like to say special thank you to Emily for being excellent model.

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Wednesday, 30 March 2011

The 3 County Wedding show at Hilton - Photos

As I mentioned earlier last week, on Sunday we were exhibiting at the 3 Counties wedding fair at the Hilton Hotel. It was great to meet and have a chat with couples. For those who could not come to the show, or been there but want a reminder, have a look some shots that we took at the show (dresses and menswear presented by BLUSH WEDDINGS, DRESSINI, SLATERS MENSWEAR, BRADGATE BRIDES, MIA SPOSA, East Midlands formal Hire & Bridal).

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Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Fashion shoot

A couple of weeks ago I attended a fashion photo seminar of Louisa Sumner organised by the MPA. Thanks a lot to Louisa for very interesting seminar, during which we had excellent model and greatly selected outfit for shooting with heritage buses. Here are some shots that I took during that seminar.

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Saturday, 26 March 2011

3 Counties Wedding Show on 27 March

Just to let you know that we are taking a part in the 3 Counties Wedding Show tomorrow, 27 March. The show will be organised at the Hilton Hotel, Junction 24, M1, East Midlands Airport, from 11am til 4pm.

We are going to display some new exciting products there so please come to have a look and chat. The show may also be of your interest if you are looking for other wedding suppliers.

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Friday, 18 March 2011

Photographs for Kemp and Kemp Catering

We recently met Karen and Richard, very nice and friendly people from Kemp and Kemp Catering, and together decided to organise a "fashion" shoot for their dishes :)

This was done during a real wedding so everything you see is what was actually served. The guests were welcoming canapes and other dishes so we had to capture everything quickly before it disappears. Karen and Richard are caterers with passion indeed!

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Thursday, 3 March 2011

Derby wedding show - come to see us

Dear All

Just to let you know that we will be participating in the Derby wedding show on 6th March 2011 at Assembly Rooms (, 11am to 4pm. Please come to see us there or just to have a chat - we will have some new exiting photographs and wedding products on display. You can find us at Stand 57. It may also be of your interest to see other wedding suppliers.

See you there!

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Monday, 28 February 2011

Wedding of Tess and Rob - first photographs

An update from the most recent wedding...

Despite cold February weather, Tess and Rob were very positive and the atmosphere during the whole day was absolutely fantastic. The bride and groom and their friends had a lot fun so it was a great pleasure to capture all these moments!

Here are first photographs from this wedding!


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Monday, 7 February 2011

Slideshow of recent wedding in Paris

Trying to find time to share new wedding shoots. Today is a slide show of the recently photographed wedding in Paris.

The previous post with photos of Anna and Roman can be found here

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Thursday, 13 January 2011

Wedding of Amanda and Paul

Congratulations to all with Christmas and and New Year!

The end of last year was quite busy, and I am glad that the beginning of this year is exactly the same.

What a wedding photographer can do on 31st December? Of course shoot a wedding!! I'll tell you this story later, but this post is contributed to the wedding of Amanda and Paul which I shot in November.

Actually, there was another very important person on the wedding - their son Benjamin. Despite his young age he was actively participating from the beginning to the end of the wedding day, helping her mum to get dressed, making sure all the signatures in the Register are correct and having fun during the evening party.

Some photographs from this wonderful wedding are here in this post - enjoy!

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