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A Beautiful Outdoor Wedding: Garthmyl Hall - Ness & Rich

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A Beautiful Outdoor Wedding: Garthmyl Hall - Ness & Rich

A preview of images from the beautiful outdoor summer wedding of Ness & Rich.

We have absolutely had a blast working with our London-based couple, Ness & Rich. From our very first FaceTime chat we could just tell they were our kind of folk, super cool, with an epic sense of style (obviously, they picked the most epic ‘togs!)

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Shropshire Wedding Photography: Hadley Park - Dawn & Craig

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Shropshire Wedding Photography: Hadley Park - Dawn & Craig

A preview of images from Dawn & Craig’s fairytale day at Hadley Park Hotel, Telford.

We first met Dawn & Craig during the early part of 2018 and we instantly clicked. From the offset it felt like chilling with a couple of friends in planning their wedding photography, rather than simply a business transaction, and we just knew instantly we’re all on a similar wave length.

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Mr & Mrs Hatton's Shropshire Vintage Wedding at Madeley Court Hotel

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Mr & Mrs Hatton's Shropshire Vintage Wedding at Madeley Court Hotel

We first met Dez & Julie back in January 2018 at Telford Wedding Exhibition where they booked us on the spot - we knew then they were pretty awesome!

Over the past year or so we’ve got to know that they are not only awesome, but also incredibly strong and positive people. They have been through some really tough times the last 14 months or so and we were just so incredibly honoured to be able to capture their special day, Twig style.

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Mr & Mrs Webb's Shropshire Vintage Wedding at The Lord Hill Hotel, Shrewsbury

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Mr & Mrs Webb's Shropshire Vintage Wedding at The Lord Hill Hotel, Shrewsbury

What do you do when the bride & groom’s vintage bus breaks down on the way to their portrait session? You take a cue from Oasis and just roll with it - capturing some utterly awesome and unique shots at the roadside, whilst simultaneously thinking about the fun you’ll have coming up with an appropriate song choice for the highlights reel!

10 points to Gryffindor if anyone can guess what classic transport-related tune might accompany this selection of images from Jonathan & Coleen’s wedding day?!

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Taking a Cue from Electric Sheep: The Rising Tide of the Printed Image in a Digital World - by Mrs Twig

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Taking a Cue from Electric Sheep: The Rising Tide of the Printed Image in a Digital World - by Mrs Twig

With our iconic vintage-meets-avant-garde photography style, we are firmly rooted with one foot either side of the past and present. When it comes to choosing products for your wedding photography, we offer two choices set just as parallel in the form of printed albums and digital files. 

Just a few years ago, the latter was the top choice amongst a wired generation. It had become the norm for images to languish on our phones and society seemed, in general, to have forgotten the the power of a physical photograph.

But, over the course of the last 18 months or so, and to the delight of photographers up and down the land, we’ve noticed a distinct shift back towards the printed image and, more specifically, photo albums. It seems more and more of us are taking a cue from Ridley Scott’s replicants and we are recognising the importance of tangible photographs once again (for those who don’t appreciate the sci-fi references, don’t worry, they are few and far between!)

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Mr & Mrs Potts West Midland's Vintage Wedding at The Barns Hotel

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Mr & Mrs Potts West Midland's Vintage Wedding at The Barns Hotel

Sometimes when writing these blogs words flow abundantly, others, it’s difficult to move past a few words. Not because there’s nothing to say, but because a handful of simple words or phrases encapsulate the couple and their day so perfectly.

Three things resonated at Daniel & Zoe’s wedding day on 1st November, 2018 at The Barns Hotel in Cannock - love, laughter and happy-ever-after. This was reflected in all manor of things from little looks captured between the bride and groom, to the Disney-themed table decorations (Zoe is even now Mrs Potts!), and the roars of laughter that could be heard throughout the day.

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Wedding Photography - How You Know You've Got It Right

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Wedding Photography - How You Know You've Got It Right

Mr Twig and I are both creative beings and, let’s be honest, as creatives we seek validation for our art wherever it may be found. Sometimes this may be via a comment on a blog or social media post, through reviews left by clients or a thoughtfully written thank you note.

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Mr & Mrs Rimmer's Shropshire Vintage Wedding at The Wroxeter Hotel

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Mr & Mrs Rimmer's Shropshire Vintage Wedding at The Wroxeter Hotel

When Alex and Samantha planned their outdoor tipi wedding at the beautiful Wroxeter Hotel, near Shrewsbury, they hadn’t accounted for Callum. Callum was an obnoxious beast, causing havoc and mayhem in the 24 hours preceding this awesome couple’s dream day.

Callum was the epitome of ‘the uninvited wedding guest’ and, worst of all, he was full of wind.

No, we’re not talking about some distant relative with flatulence, we’re talking Storm Callum. With wind speeds of up to 80mph, and amidst fears of the tipis taking off in Dorothy ‘we’re not in Kansas anymore Toto’ style, the decision was made to move Alex & Sam’s wedding indoors at the last minute.

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THE POLITICS OF WEDDING FAIRS: How the Industry may be Hoodwinking YOU - by Mrs Twig

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THE POLITICS OF WEDDING FAIRS: How the Industry may be Hoodwinking YOU - by Mrs Twig

Politics and weddings probably aren’t two topics you’d expect to see coupled together in the same sentence (unless you are considering the fallout from sitting Auntie Jean next to cousin Frank at the reception when they haven’t spoken for 15 years). However, since becoming wedding suppliers ourselves, Mr Twig and I have realised that this industry is all about politics, cliques and inner circles that are more difficult than those little single serve sauce sachets to break into (I mean, seriously, could restaurants make it more obvious they don’t want you to use the condiments?!).

But, what does this mean for you, the client? Well, ultimately, you are in danger of being hoodwinked.

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Mr & Mrs Hall's Shropshire Vintage Wedding Photography

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Mr & Mrs Hall's Shropshire Vintage Wedding Photography

When James & Danielle's original photographer didn't work out we were thrilled that they came to us for their Shropshire vintage wedding photography.

The wedding took place on Friday 13th October at the Park House Hotel in Shifnal and the day certainly lived up to its superstitious hype with a number of ill-fated events!

But, despite the hitches in getting hitched, it was an amazing day and, as you can see, James and Danielle's devotion to each other was written all over their faces. 

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