Javvad and Jing’s Autumnal Wedding at Cardiff Mansion House

Javvad got in touch with me while I was on holiday in Turkey having booked his wedding at the Cardiff Mansion house for November 2012. He was looking for a photographer to cover his wedding for a few hours and was drawn to my style of documentary photography and natural bride and groom photo-shoot. We […]

Ben and Julie marry at St Mary’s Golf Club, Pencoed

Ben and Julie got married at St Mary’s Golf Club in November of this year which is very unpredictable for the weather. It was raining in the morning before I left and I was hoping that it would just pass over, commenting on Facebook that I was doing a sun dance! It seemed to work! […]

Bethan and Karl’s wedding at the Celtic Manor Hotel

I was very excited to have been asked to document the wedding of Bethan and Karl who wed in the Manor House at the Celtic Manor in Newport earlier this month. Dubbed as the Mainwaring official photographer, this one felt very personal having shot Bethan’s sister’s wedding in 2010 and being held in the Celtic […]

Saran and Chris’ Vintage Tea Party themed Country Wedding in Bedfordshire

Saran and Chris wed in the historic town of Great Barford where they live in mid-September this year. They found me through Facebook, having seen some of my work via a friend’s timeline. I drove up to Bedfordshire the night before as to avoid any traffic issues and was also able to attend the wedding rehearsal […]

Joanna and Rhys’ Wedding at the Coed Y Mwstwr Hotel, Coychurch

These crazy kids got married in Coed Y Mwstwr Hotel on the 9th September 2012 and what a gorgeous day it turned out to be. Joanna got ready at home with her sister, bridesmaids and daughter Lily, who was going to be the flower girl and was super excited! A spot of champagne to toast […]

Rhian and Chris – The Towers, Swansea Wedding Photography

It had been a while since I had done a church wedding so I was really looking forward to Rhian and Chris’ wedding at St Pauls Church in Port Talbot and the reception at The Towers, Swansea. I arrived early at Rhian’s family home having been invited to capture those important moments during the bridal […]

The marriage of Robin and Sarah at Castell Carreg Cennen, Nr Llandeilo

The marriage of Robin and Sarah at Castell Carreg Cennen, Nr Llandeilo The very rural and historic site of Carreg Cennen Castle was the setting for the wedding of Sarah and Robin Owen this May just gone. I have a love of castles and they both did too with the names of all the tables […]

The Wedding of Andrew and Angharad – The Oxwich Bay Hotel, The Gower

The weather was looking dodgy as I drove from Cardiff to Morriston, Swansea to capture Angharad her family and Bridesmaid getting ready for their wedding at Oxwich Bay Hotel later that day. It seemed to be holding off on the downpour that seemed imminent as I arrived. Greeted by a warm coffee and an even […]

The Wedding Reception of Gareth and Helen Scully @ De Courceys Manor

Gareth and Helen Scully got married in Vegas in April and decided to celebrate their wedding day with their friends and family in the UK at De Courceys Manor, just north of Cardiff. De Courceys is a stunning venue and they were very welcoming when I arrived. I even got the grand tour of the […]

The Wedding of Sharyn and Jort Ossebaar – Fonmon Castle

A wonderful wedding, and a joining of two nationalities on Friday the Thirteenth! Obviously not a superstitious couple, Sharyn and Jort Ossebaar tied the knot at Fonmon Castle, in the Vale of Glamorgan in true style. It was an absolute pleasure to document their big day for them and you could really tell that the planning […]

The wedding of Becky and Russell – Bridgewood Manor Kent

I travelled up the night before to The Bridgewood Manor Hotel, Nr Chatham, Kent for the wedding of Becky and Russell on Good Friday. It was great to meet Becky and Russell the night before to have a final run through of the plans for their big day. Their nerves were certainly showing! On the […]

Bruce Anderson – The Singer

  Aspers Casino Shoot in Swansea was the venue for the promotional shots with Bruce Anderson – The Singer – http://www.bruceanderson-thesinger.co.uk/ Great location but a bit of a rushed job lasting just over an hour. . I wish we had a little more time sometimes, but happy clients is all I want and he certainly […]

A Wiltshire Farm Wedding, Amongst the Sunflowers

It took about 1hr and 45 minutes to get to Winkworth Farm, Wiltshire from Cardiff where I live and the journey was so easy it was a breeze. I arrive at a wooden sign which stating ‘Winkworth Farm’ which pointed up a long lane towards the beautiful Wiltshire country side. I knew the venue was […]

South Wales Wedding of Liz and Mark | The King Arthur Hotel, Reynoldston, The Gower

The Gower peninsular is such a fantasic location, rural and coastal, great landscapes and sunset possiblities. I was so excited at the possibilities of Liz and Mark’s wedding at the King Artur Hotel, Reynoldston and although it was in October the weather did not disappoint! Liz stayed at the Kings Head in Llangennith the night […]

Christmas Eve Wedding of Kate and Andrew at The Park Hotel, Pandy.

Well, mid 2011 I never expected to be shooting a wedding on Chrismas Eve. But when I got the enquiry from Kate and Andy I was worried that if I did not get home on time that Santa would not be visiting my house that night, especially given the snow we had last year I thought […]

Tracy and Darren tie the knot at Miskin Manor – 4th December 2011

I can not believe that a whole month has passed since this amazing couple tied the knot at the splendid Miskin Manor Hotel on the 4th December 2011. It was such a wonderful day and I was so honoured to be asked to capture the whole day from Tracy and the girls getting ready, right […]

St Davids Day Wedding – Alison and Nick – St Peters Church, Cwmbran.

It was a beautiful but slightly chilly day on the 1st March 2009 for Alison And Nick’s wedding in Cwmbran. I was so honoured to be invited to capture the whole day, starting with the brides preparations at her family home. Alison and her family were all so excited by the time I got there, […]

Barry, South Wales – ‘Real Wedding’ Pre-shoot

Emily and James Wedding Pre-shoot By Chris Francis Photography – www.ffotos.co.uk A beautiful evening at the Knapp in Barry was a fab place to meet Emily and James for a pre-wedding shoot. The cobbled beach picked up the light of the stunning sunset which provided great texture to the some of the landscape based shots and […]

A Welsh Wedding – Lauren and Owen Hathway – 30th July 2010

It was quite an overcast morning as I made my way up to Porth in the Rhondda to capture the excitement of Lauren and the family getting ready for her big day. Luckily the weather held out and I was able to get some great reportage shots of the excitement of the group of bridesmaids […]