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Here you'll find posts on recent weddings along with helpful tips for Brides & Grooms and information for other photographers too. Have a browse, and feel free to comment, share with friends and if you like what you see, drop me an email to philip@pbweddingphotography.com.  

Commission an artist to turn your wedding photography into a beautiful oil painting

Sally Lancaster is a portrait and figurative artist based in Devon and is offering couples the chance to have an oil painting of their wedding. She works from photos so I would take your amazing wedding photographs and then you can select the image for her to work from. Paintings start from just £950 and are available in the following sizes: 12x10...
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Chris & Alice's Wedding at Slaugham Place, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Chris & Alice had a church ceremony at St Mary Magdalene's Church in Bolney before heading over to the picturesque Elizabethan ruins of Slaugham Place. View the full wedding using the slideshow below (swipe through images on a mobile) or scroll down for a few shots: The day began at Alice's parents country cottage near Steyning for some bridal p...
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Sam & Laura's Wedding at Chapel Barn, Sussex

Sam & Laura had a rustic civil ceremony wedding at Chapel Barn in Sussex. View the full wedding using the slideshow below (swipe through images on a mobile) or scroll down for a few shots: The wedding had a vintage/country floral theme, with blush pinks, powder blues and ivory colours. Sam had two best men, each holding the rings above, which...
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Preview: Nilesh & Kasia's slightly snowy wedding at The Bingham Hotel, Richmond

I was lucky enough on Sunday to finally photograph a wedding in the snow (almost). A flurry hit the south-western area of London in time for us to get a couple of snaps before it subsided again only an hour later! And then the snow stopped! Argh, probably for the best though as we needed to get to the reception venue at the Bingham Hotel. The ga...
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Preview: Martin & Sarah's Wedding at Brighton Town Hall

A few preview shots from Saturday's wedding on Armistice day at Brighton Town Hall.
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Preview: Stephen & Anthea's wedding at Upwaltham Barns, West Sussex

A few shots from Saturday's wedding at Upwaltham Barns. We had cloudy conditions for most of the day but as golden hour approached the clouds shifted to give us this golden autumn light across the downs. Steve and Anthea also wanted to have some fun mimicking the famous american painting by Grant Wood. We had to use a dinner fork, as we couldn't...
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Preview: Tim & Meg's late summer wedding at Duncton Mill Fishery, West Sussex

A few preview photos from Meg & Tim's wedding at Duncton Mill Fishery, near Chichester in West Sussex. Tim had surprised Meg by hiring Hector, this beautiful VW camper van to take them from St Mary's Church in East Lavant to the reception venue. As Duncan is primarily a fishery, the venue only does a handful of weddings each year. The vast lake w...
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Preview: Daniel & Alice's wedding in the South Downs at Pangdean Barn, Pyecombe, Brighton

A few shots from yesterday's wedding at Pangdean Barn in Pyecombe, just outside Brighton. The barn is right in the heart of the South Downs and there's a small chalk track that we drove up onto in the evening to get the shot above at Golden Hour. The ceremony took place under an apple tree that is just coming into season. The apples add a nice f...
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Preview: Chris & Alice's wedding at Slaugham Place, Sussex

A few photos from Chris & Alice's wedding at St Mary Magdalene's Church in Bolney and Slaugham Place, both in West Sussex. After the church service, we stopped off at Staplefield for a couple of photos with the 1934 Wolseley 21/60 County Saloon they had hired for the day. After an initial summer shower of rain, it brightened up for us to take ad...
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Preview: Sam & Laura's wedding at Chapel Barn, West Sussex

A few shots from Sam & Laura's wedding at Chapel Barn in Sussex. The weather was pretty wet, with light drizzle to heavy showers from afternoon to evening. It was hard work, but we got some great shots in spite of the rain, and it was really interesting to work with. This shot uses the classic technique of backlighting to illuminate the rain. Ra...
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Jonathan & Sharka Wedding at Alexander House Hotel, East Grinstead, Sussex

A stunning wedding between Jonathan & Sharka at the beautiful Alexander House Hotel in East Grinstead, Sussex. View the full wedding using the slideshow below (swipe through images on a mobile) or scroll down for a few shots: Sharka and her family hail from Czech Republic, so this gift is from Sharka's sister Petra and hence is written in Czec...
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Robert & Naomi's wedding at home in the Hertfordshire Countryside

Robert & Naomi's wedding in the countryside north of London near Harpenden, Hertfordshire. View the full wedding using the slideshow below (swipe through images on a mobile) or scroll down for a few shots: A proper bunting wedding, loads of it decorating the wedding venue and even bunting hanging at the Bride's parents house! The bridesmaids loo...
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Preview: Chris & Julia's wedding at St Botolph's Church & House on the Brooks, West Sussex

A wedding with two ceremonies, one at the church of St Botolph's near Steyning, and another informal ceremony held outside at House on the Brooks, in Hardham in West Sussex. It was a warm and summery day, despite a light patch of rain and a lot of cloud. The light was quite flat, so I tried out a couple of different techniques to use the landsca...
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Preview: Wayne & Vivien's wedding at Crockstead Farm Hotel, Halland, Sussex

A few shots from Friday's wedding at Crockstead Farm near Lewes in Sussex. The Lambretta moped is owned by the Father of the Bride and featured in a few photos just after the ceremony, before we set off around the farm fields for some more countryside photographs. I've photographed this venue a few times, so it's an interesting challenge to try...
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Paul & Sophie's wedding at Woldingham School in Surrey

Paul & Sophie have featured on the blog a couple of times before, having had their engagement shoot back in April at Greenwich Park, London. It really set us up for some lovely wedding pictures when they got married in June. View the full wedding using the slideshow below (swipe through images on a mobile) or scroll down for a few shots: The B...
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