Category Archives: Weddings

Leas Cliff Hall wedding photographer for Dominique and Andrew

Dominique and Andrew were married at the very quaint St Nicholas’ Church in Ringwould near Deal and then we popped down to the nearby St. Margaret’s Bay beach in Dominique’s wonderful Citroen 2CV for some shots of the couple. Then onto Folkestone’s Leas Cliff Hall, Channel Suite for the reception 🙂

Bromley Court Hotel Wedding Photographer

Bromley Court Hotel Wedding Photographer. This top wedding venue is a stunning hotel with a couple of acres of garden ideal for wedding photography. Below are a few shots from Jade and Gary’s London wedding last year. To see my recent wedding photography check out my blog.

Marshal Press 8×6

Getting back into film and although I have a Bronica 6×4.5 and a Mamiya C330 6×6 … there’s just so much more film with an 8cm x6cm. This Japanese beauty was made in 1966 by Mr Mamiya himself after he’d left the company that bears his name. Produced for a …

Northbrook Park Farnham wedding photographer for Jo and Jack

Northbrook Park Farnham wedding photographer for Jo and Jack. First time shooting at this stunning and popular Surrey wedding venue. A fantastic day and a lively couple, which is a good thing obviously 😀 Having ducks wandering through the wedding breakfast can’t help but raise a smile either. #lovelywedding

Marble Arch London Wedding Photographer

Marble Arch London Wedding Photographer for Bobby and Jo’s wedding at St Clement Danes on the Strand in London. Lovely day and a joy travelling there now I’ve moved to Chislehurst. A few stops into Charing Cross and hang a right. I also managed to have a coffee with my …

London Family Photographer

Family Photographer London. As a family man myself, four kids (what was I thinking) and a very experienced (old) photographer I combine the two disciplines to create lovely family photography. My family shoots are relaxed, outdoors and above all fun. I don’t have a studio I come out to the …

Instax SQ6 for wedding photography

Treated myself to the very new Instax SQ6 … I’ve been waiting for a square analogue Instax for awhile now so had the new SQ6 on pre-order. The mini is fine and the wide is a nice format BUT it’s just a plain ugly looking camera. The SQ6 is a …

London Wedding Photographer Howling Basset

Well I have finally moved closer to becoming a London wedding photographer and have a lovely little house in the leafy suburb of Chislehurst next to Bromley. Yes I know people still regard it as Kent, but Bromley has been London borough for over 50 years, so there (what’s the …

Holi Festival

Absolutely brilliant fun covering the Holly Festival near Ashford. Used my manual focus 35mm lens from 1962 just in case of powder damage but it all worked out fine.        

Knockwood Wedding Venue Photoshoot

A lovely new Kent wedding venue, Knockwood asked if I’d photograph a “style shoot” at their place and I said yes. Strangely I’ve never shot a style shoot before, most photographers do these when they’re starting out to get work for their portfolios but I kind of had a running …

Fine art film wedding photographer

I’ve been itching to get back to a little film shooting and as with vinyl and all things retro, film is making a bit of a comeback. A fine art film wedding photographer shooting hybrid mainly digitally with just a little film for fun. Film stocks like EKTACHROME are coming back from …

N Photo magazine featuring yours truly :-)

Exciting times … I’m a contributor in this month’s N Photo Magazine with a double page spread of my images and story of the photos I took of the Maunsell Sea Forts 🙂 … The magazine is just for us Nikon photographers with lots of helpful tips and advice together …

Julie and Jason

Julie and Jason held their Kent wedding in Ashford on the wettest day of the year but that really didn’t dampen spirits at all and we even managed to get outside for a handful of shots 🙂

DogsTrust Puppies!!!!

I was asked by the Dogs Trust Charity to pop into their Canterbury branch to take photos of some of their lovely pups together with their balloon counterparts to produce images to go alongside a TV campaign they’re doing at the moment. It was initially a paid job but as …

The Night Yard Wedding Katie and Max

Katie and Max wedding at The Night Yard, near Canterbury, a lovely, lovely and new venue for me. There’s certainly plenty of scope for photography both inside the rustic courtyard that basically makes up the Night Yard itself and in the surrounding orchard and countryside. There are also some dilapidated …

Fitzleroi Barn wedding of Louise and Liam

Fitzleroi Barn wedding of Louise and Liam finally went ahead after three postponements due to the birth of their lovely daughter and a wedding venue previously booked going under. The sun shone and although both Louise and Liam were not feeling well they both soldiered on and enjoyed their fabulous …

Georgie and Spencer

My friend and Howling Basset shooter Vikki shot the lovely wedding of Georgie and Spencer in Devon recently; thought I’d share here 🙂

Superhero Wedding Photography

Superhero Wedding Photography theme for the recent Kent wedding of Sarah and Kris at Little Silver Country Hotel just outside Tenterden. Great theme for a wedding and as a lifelong, well 1976, MARVEL fan myself I obviously love it. I have to try and forgive mixing DC with MARVEL [eye …

Greenwich Wedding Photographer

Friendly and relaxed my approach to weddings is professional and unfussy, I’ll do everything I can to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera and avoid interfering too much in your special day. I pride myself in capturing making you look stunning, providing you with beautiful photos and …

Greenwich Wedding Photography

If you’re looking for a creative yet professional Greenwich Wedding Photography who’ll work with you to understand your ideas for your big day, and will create beautiful, elegant and natural images captured in a relaxed and creative way, then that’s exactly what I offer. Friendly, relaxed and professional, I’ll capture …

Wedding Photographer Greenwich

How would I describe my style? Not traditional, not cutting edge, just beautiful, simple and elegant photography. Timeless, but with individuality and style. I’ll capture your special day with a stylish blend of classic & candid wedding photography. Wedding Photographer Greenwich. Combining classic wedding photography with more natural portraits and candid …

Wedding Photographer Bromley

Wedding Photographer Bromley Howling Basset Simply beautiful wedding photography that tells the story of your special day. Approach If you’re looking for a creative yet professional photographer who’ll work with you to understand your ideas for your big day, and will create beautiful, elegant and natural images captured in a relaxed …

Bromley Wedding Photographer

Bromley Wedding Photographer Howling Basset covering Kent, London and the south east of England. A long established and leading wedding photographer for many years with 1,200 weddings shot. The style of work is a mix of traditional, directed and candid which gives the couple the best possible mix of wedding …

Kent Wedding Photographer Howling Basset

Kent Wedding Photographer Howling Basset Wedding and Portrait Photography is one the leading wedding photographers in Kent, London and the south east of the UK. I’ve been a photographer since 1988 and  I shot a lot of weddings on film for National Weddings before setting up Howling Basset in 2004. Back …

Wedding Photographer Tunbridge Wells

Wedding Photographer Tunbridge Wells Howling Basset. I do love this area of Kent with its many superb and sought after wedding venues.  I’ve listed below, together with just a few examples from the area. For my most up-to-date work do check out my Wedding Photography Blog. I’m asked by my wedding …

Chislehurst Wedding Photography

Chislehurst Wedding Photography with Howling Basset. Chislehurst is a beautiful town situated on the Kent and London border, surrounded by parkland it really has a village feel to the place. There are also some lovely wedding venues in the area too including – Ripley Arts Centre, Orpington Golf Course, Eltham Palace, Tudor Barn, The County Ground, Holiday Inn Bexley, Hall …

Wedding Fireworks and how to photograph them

Wedding Fireworks they’re a brilliant end to any wedding day but they’re notoriously difficult to photograph. Below are a few examples from a recent wedding I photographed. The first thing is to find out where and when the fireworks will be going off and how long roughly they’ll last and also …

Compton Verney wedding photography of Charlotte and David

Charlotte and David’s Compton Verney wedding photography in Warwickshire A truly stunning location in the Warwickshire countryside with sweeping and naturalistic gardens designed by Capability Brown. The weather forecast was for rain but it was sunny skies and not too cold a day. Crisp is a word I would use and …

Wedding Couples

Hi to all my wedding couples from 2016! Thank you all for letting me photograph your big day last year. I Love my job me 🙂

Wedding Details from 2016

Wedding Details from the 2016 season. Those little, and not so little, details are an important element to the overall design of your big day. After so much planning of the colours, decor and details, I love to capture shots that will remind you of all those choices and the little flourishes that really …

Howling Basset Brides of 2016

Wow what a great year I’ve have had for wedding photography! I’ve been incredibly lucky to have been booked as a wedding photographer for so many lovely brides this year. Travelling to wedding venues in Kent, Essex, Devon, London and a first in Warwickshire. I’ve seen some new stunning wedding venues that …

Aylesford Priory wedding of Julia and James

Julia got ready at her mum’s place in Chatham literally just around the corner from where the ceremony was to be held at St Stephen’s. Julia and her bridesmaids travelled to the church in a stunning 1965 Ford Mustang which held with the American theme for the big day.Julia and …

Owls Castle Barn Wedding of Emma and Darren

Emma’s preparations took place literally just around the corner from where the ceremony was to take place, St Johns Church in Meopham. A lovely and imposing church that’s recently been decorated and refurbished inside. A beautiful, white and airy space with no pews making it an in rubble open space …

Kent wedding photographer for Victoria and Tim

Kent wedding photographer for Victoria and Tim’s big day. A wonderful and relaxed reception well music festival really. Numerous bands and artists playing over a couple of stages, great idea and so much fun and laughter. Victoria and Tim even started off the evening’s entertainment, instead of having a first …

Holly and Bert

Holly and Bert were married at the stunning Stalisfield Church and then onto Holly’s Mum’s place for the reception. The very wet weather DID NOT dampen spirits one drop.  

Fuji X100T Review

I’ve been a photographer since 1988. My first job was on Ships then a spot of freelancing, holiday camps, weddings etc etc. I now work as a full-time wedding and portrait photographer in Kent. Anyways back to my first ever job in 1988. I joined the cruise ship Amerikanis out …

New client gallery photography

I’ve just introduced a beautiful new client gallery for Howling Basset. High and low resolution shots will be online in a stunning gallery from where you can download individual images or the entire set. There are two passwords one private for the client and another for guests; this means that the …

Fruitworks

Working from Fruitworks which is a rather cool co-working environment for digital and medial types in Canterbury. Gets me out the house and to meet like-minded people, oh and they have “Feast Fridays” where everyone pops out to a local Canterbury restaurant. Yum!!!

Engagement Shoot Tips

Nervous about having your photos taken on your big day? Your wedding is planned, everything is booked and your big day is timed to perfection. But you’re not a professional model and so you’re nervous about how your wedding photography is going to go on your big day. My advice …

Lucy and Luke wedding photography

My good friend and fellow QE2 ships photographer Dick Barnatt paid me the great honour of asking me to photograph his son Luke’s wedding in Liverpool. Dick has been a pro photographer since the 70’s (nearly said the 1870s there) and he’s photographed just about every celebrity there is and even has …

Schools at Somerhill wedding of Kate and Tim

Schools at Somerhill wedding of Kate and Tim. The ceremony was at the church in Wateringbury where Kate and Tim are from and then over to the Schools at Somerhill for the reception.
Kate wore the dress her Grandmother, Mother and Aunt had all got married in, with current fashion …