Katy and Phil and the Waterfall

It began inauspiciously. The morning of Katy and Phil’s shoot saw a proper English rain shower. We talked about whether to postpone, but finding¬†a new date was going to be hard. Yr.no my favourite weather prediction service, promised clear skies from 3pm and sure enough at exactly the moment we arrived at Virginia Waters, the […]

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Creating a Contemporary Classic Wedding

What should a wedding be like? As a little girl I was entranced by my mother’s wedding magazines. She ran a shop in Knightsbridge and advertised in them, so our coffee table was always piled high with¬†copies of Brides Magazine. Long before I knew what a camera was, I used to spend hours cutting out […]

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Some Inspiration: Beauty, Brokenness, and Japanese Pottery

Seeing ThingsHave you ever been blindly in love? So blind that you only saw your lover’s best side? An idealised version of themselves that totally missed all their faults.Japanese PotteryI’ve been reading ‘How to be a free range human’ by Marianne Cantwell and loving it. She writes about how to create the career that you […]

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Ballet, Bunnies and Buzz – a family shoot

There’s something about creating a family shoot. For me it’s about knowing that I’m capturing a magical time in a family’s life and helping them to remember the wonder of it all (which gets lost so easily in the drudge of daily life). I like to think that the photos on the wall will inspire […]

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One Day and Night in Paris

The lovely Maggie and her adorable Michael celebrated their engagement in Paris, along with some bunny friends of theirs. I love these two because they embrace everything so whole heartedly. Maggie is a fashion addict so she was in her element in the chic Marais, where we spent the morning. And being from Hong Kong […]

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Come into the Garden of Ninfa…

Some say it is the most romantic garden in the world. The strange, lost, paradisical garden of Ninfa. Once a Medieval village that was deserted and has remained a ruin so well preserved that it gives a perfect idea of how a Medieval Italian village would have been. Since then it has been transformed into […]

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A seriously beautiful post today

Everyone is innately beautiful. Nature cannot be otherwise; beauty is at the heart of our world. A wise philosopher said that ‘Nature is evidence of the presence of the Divine.’ And just as God is so beautiful, so nature is beautiful without even trying. It is only when we try to go against our natural […]

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Love in Rome

Leo, my 8 year old and I had a very profound conversation the other day. We were discussing love and religion, and how they are not always linked. One can be religious, (though not in the truest sense of the word) without being loving, and loving without being religious. The important thing, we decided, is […]

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