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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY IN DORSET AND KENT

Anna and Dean live just outside of Canterbury and their wedding venue was the newly renovated Tower House property situated in the Westgate Gardens. Anna works for Canterbury Christ Church University and after covering some work for the marketing department she contacted me about covering the wedding photography in June. It wasn't the glorious summers day that we had all hoped for, but with the introduction of the Profit B1 flash it lit up the couple perfectly for the formal bride and groom photographs. The day ended up with the party punting along the River Stour before their wedding breakfast.

The second wedding of the month took place in the village of Fontmell, Dorset. Not on the doorstep but I had covered Eric's daughters wedding six years ago and he had asked if I could cover his son Simon's wedding, I have known the family for years as Eric used to work for Bell International schools. I stayed overnight in the Fontmell which is where Keeley was getting ready in the morning for the big day ahead. The Springhead was a short walk away and provided an idyllic backdrop to a traditional country wedding, bone china tea cups, scones, Pimms and sixty people all enjoying the atmosphere. Again the weather was overcast but provided a neutral light to the days photographs, sometimes I introduced a reflector and the Profit B1 for the portraits and group photos. Great having a portable light with 500 watts of power on tap.

I have a few more weddings coming up, furthest trek is in Aberdeen, seems like the perfect time to tie in a road trip, especially as it will be dominated by Morgan sports cars!
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