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The best of 2021- Gloucestershire wedding photographer

Wowzers! 2021 was incredible! The emotions, the detail, the hugging, the LOVE, the tears, the joy, the laughter!! Considering the struggle some of my incredible couples have been through in getting there it was an absolute blast to finally capture people enjoying...

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Lapstone Barn Wedding

Lapstone Barn Wedding

Beautiful wedding venue in Chipping Campden Yesterday I had the privilege of photographing a micro-wedding at Lapstone Barn in Chipping Campden. I was supposed to have been to this venue a few times this year but with COVID my wedding couples have mostly postponed to...

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