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Award Winning Wedding Photojournalists

Award Winning Wedding Photojournalists We have both been members of the Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA) for the past 8 years. We chose the WPJA as it reflects our type of documentary wedding photography – there is a 2,000 worldwide membership. Each year they have a wedding photojournalist of the year competition and this week received […]

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Wedding Photography Featherbed Barn

Wedding Photography Featherbed Barn Yesterday we met up with Tom & JP at our pre-wedding meeting at Featherbed Barn … we also met a rescue cat from Cyprus called ‘Princess’ that is so cute it has its own media agent. It was nice to have met up and to have had a look around their […]

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Cinnamon Kitchen Wedding Photography

Mark’s favourite getting ready image: I love the composition & light .. and Dinkar’s nephew’s watching teddy bear.   Marianne’s favourite getting ready image: A lovely relaxed image with the family taken in wonderful daylight reflecting off the mirror.   Mark’s favourite ceremony image: This image makes me happy. After all the months of planning […]

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Award Winning Wedding Photographer

Judges Comments: There is no doubt that these are the bride’s parents. Not only do they all look alike but they’re making the same expression! The hand-holding is an added bonus. Award Winning Wedding Photographer The Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA) has just announced the results of its latest competition the last for 2013 – Marianne […]

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Cinnamon Kitchen Weddings

Cinnamon Kitchen Weddings Let us present Zohra & Dinkar whose wedding will be our first in 2014. We met up yesterday and held our pre-wedding meeting at the wonderful award winning Indian restaurant Cinnamon Kitchen at Devonshire Square in the heart of the City of London. It was lovely to have finally met up. Zohra […]

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Newborn Photography London | Newborn Photographers London

Newborn Photography London Let us present 10 day old Susan. “Further to our wonderful experience of having our wedding photographed by Mark and Marianne earlier on in the year, I commissioned Marianne to photograph our newborn daughter as a surprise gift for my husband. The results were so very special that her images moved my […]

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Eton Floods

Eton Floods Eton is now an island. After all the latest storms the River Thames finally breached its banks and when an arm of the Thames flooded along the old stream under Baldwins Bridge and rejoined the Thames via the The Brocas we became an island – again. We went out and took some images […]

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Cotton Hall Photographers

Cotton Hall Photographers We are delighted to announce that as from today we have become the official photographers for Cotton Hall House at Eton College. We shall be taking the house & team photographs in 2014. Eton College has a unique system of sporting and House colours that has evolved over some 150 years and […]

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Wedding Photography Review 2013

Wedding Photography Review 2013 The above image is one of our favourites from 2013 taken by Marianne – it is also incuded in our series of  The Story Behind The Image. Glancing Back at 2013 We have photographed some wonderful weddings during 2013 that have taken us to a Royal Palace and 5 star hotels […]

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Award Winning Wedding Photography

Judges Comments: A fine job of the photographer capturing the stress of the groom–anyone who has been there imagines that he is thinking, “What am I supposed to do next?”, who knows. The photographer put themselves in the right place and the groom made it worth it with his expression of anticipation and nerves. It […]

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Chelsea Register Office Photography

Chelsea Register Office Photography This afternoon on a sunny, chilly Winters day Alexis & Alex were married at the Chelsea Register Office on the Kings Road in Chelsea. Newlywed couples posing for photographs at the top of the Chelsea Register Office’s steps is a familiar sight at this iconic London register office. Located on the […]

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Things that make us happy #33 Living in Eton

Things that make us happy #33 Living in Eton Having lived abroad for many years it was with careful planning we chose where to live when we moved back to the UK. We chose Eton. 5 years later we are still really pleased we did, not only does Eton have a direct train line to […]

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Wall Game Eton College

Wall Game Eton College Just a few hundred metres from our Eton gallery is played an annual match that is one of the oldest forms of football in existence ‘The Wall Game’. Yesterday on a beautiful Autumn’s day we went along to watch and photograph this time honoured tradition. The first recorded wall game was […]

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Chilham Castle Weddings

Chilham Castle Weddings We photographed an amazing celebrity wedding in August which unfortunately we have not been able to show – but today we received a testimonial from Julie & Richard which we are absolutely thrilled with. It is so nice! when we receive these personal unsolicited testimonials and it really makes our day. We […]

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Things that make us happy #32 Strictly Come Dancing Wedding Photography

Things that make us happy #32 Strictly Come Dancing Saturday evenings on the telly just got a lot better with the return of Strictly Come Dancing (series 11). We are really pleased to have photographed the weddings of 2 wonderful Strictly Dancers Nicole Cutler (Batty) and Izabela Rai (nee Hannah). Izabela offers a number of […]

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Family Photographers

Family Photographers We have for some years supplied our wedding couples with family photography such as Christenings, Birthday Parties, Family Portraits and Wedding Anniversaries. It is something we have never shown before and have only done on request. When we met up with one of our couples recently to photograph their family portraits they asked […]

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Things that make us happy #31 BBC Proms in the Park

iPhone images Things that make us happy #31 BBC Proms in the Park Wow! what a fantastic day out to end the summer of 2013 … a summer that started miserably but ended up being the seventh-sunniest summer since records began in 1927. 40,000 spectators (or Park Promenaders as they are known) made their way […]

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The story behind the image #21 Roger Waters

The story behind the image #21 Roger Waters – by Mark It was back in May that I photographed Roger, I am now showing the images as they were published in today’s Dagens Nyheter who gave me the assignment. It is not every day you meet a Rock Legend and I had looked forward to […]

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The story behind the image #20 The Yichud

The story behind the image #20 The Yichud – by Marianne One of the nicest things about Jewish Weddings is photographing all the various rituals that are part of the wedding ceremony. One ritual is ‘The Yichud’ … which is actually not photographed at all as it is when the couple can spend a few […]

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Frampton Court Wedding Photography

Frampton Court Wedding Photography | Catherine & Derek’s Wedding at Frampton Court Catherine & Derek were married yesterday on a beautiful English Summers day – they were lucky with the weather as Saturday in Gloucestershire saw temporary relief from the heatwave gripping the country and everyone was grateful to escape the heat and welcomed the […]

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Ali Broadley - July 22, 2013 - 16:40

amazing! so beautiful x love it xxx have an awesome honeymoonxxx.

Faye Ingram - July 22, 2013 - 18:15

Beautiful xx

Things that make us happy #30 Swedish Food in London

Things that make us happy #30 Swedish Food in London When we lived in Sweden I used to make regular trips to the English Shop in Stockholm … now living in the UK Marianne makes regular trips to the Totally Swedish shop in London – I understand her, when living abroad these small specialist shops […]

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Quinta do Lago Algarve Wedding Photography

Quinta do Lago Algarve Wedding Photography | Lynsey & Philip’s Wedding On The Algarve Lynsey & Philip were married at Quinta do Lago on the Algarve yesterday. It was a very hot day at 35c and the sun blazed down from a clear blue sky … to avoid the afternoon heat the wedding ceremony started […]

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Vale do Lobo Algarve Wedding Photography

Vale do Lobo Algarve Wedding Photography | Pe-wedding meeting with Lynsey & Philip On Monday we had our pre-wedding meeting with Lynsey & Philip, and yesterday evening during the Golden Hour we photographed them on the beach at Vale do Lobo on the Algarve in Portugal. Their wedding service will be held on Saturday at […]

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Henrikas Kudirka - June 13, 2013 - 21:34

Great photos. Masters of light!

Geoff Telford - June 14, 2013 - 17:24

Fab! Hope yous have an amazing day Lynsey and Philip!

Ham House Wedding Photography

Ham House Wedding Photography | Emma & James’s Wedding at Ham House, Richmond Whilst James held a boys lunch at a local pub with his ushers and best men Emma got ready at her mum’s Anne’s house. Helping Emma were her bridesmaids Gemma & Jodie and sister in law Molly. Anne was everywhere not only […]

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The Orangery Holland Park Wedding Photography

The Orangery Holland Park Wedding Photography | Sophie & Iain’s Wedding at The Orangery This was a wonderful wedding, a wonderful couple on a wonderful day at a wonderful wedding venue. Sophie got ready at Stephanie’s (mum) London town house with her sister Lolly and friends Jeni and Sarita – it went very well said […]

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The story behind the image #19 Agnetha Faltskog

The story behind the image #19 Agnetha Fältskog – by Mark It is not everyday you get to meet a world artist, an icon … I was lucky to have done so last week when I met former ABBA singer Agnetha Fältskog. Agnetha was in London promoting her new album ‘A’ which is released today. […]

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Documentary Wedding Photography | Documentary Wedding Photographers

Documentary Wedding Photography We have just received a copy of an article Swedish Photography Magazine Tidning FOTO has published about us. They featured one of our images in a series they call ‘The thought behind the picture’ we also have series called ‘The story behind the image’ and they featured the same image from Lily […]

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Ham House Richmond Wedding Photography | Ham House Weddings

Pre-wedding meeting with Emma & James at Ham House in Richmond. Today we met up with Emma & James and Emma’s mum Anne and had our pre-wedding at St Mary’s Church in Wimbledon and Ham House in Richmond. It was lovely to have met this happy couple again, we had not seen them since they […]

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Wallace Collection Wedding Photography

Wallace Collection Wedding Photography | Karen & Jeremy’s Jewish Wedding at The Wallace Collection Karen & Jeremy were married yesterday on a beautiful Spring day in central London. Their Jewish wedding was held at the magnificent Wallace Collection – a small history of which I have written about after our pre-wedding meeting. Whilst their guests […]

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The Orangery Holland Park London Wedding Photography

Pre-wedding meeting with Sophie & Iain at The Orangery, Holland Park, Kensington, London. Yesterday we met up with Sophie & Iain at The Orangery in Holland Park. It was a gorgeous sunny warm Spring day in London and the park was packed with people enjoying the sun. Holland Park is considered one of the most […]

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The Wallace Collection Wedding Photography

Pre-wedding meeting with Karen & Jeremy at The Wallace Collection, London. Yesterday we met up with Karen & Jeremy at the wonderful The Wallace Collection in Hertford House on Manchester Square “A gem in the heart of London”. The building was built between 1776-88 for the 4th Duke of Manchester apparently because there was a […]

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The Lanesborough Hotel Wedding Photography

The Lanesborough Hotel Wedding Photography | Gabriela & Paul’s Wedding at the Lanesborough Hotel Gabriela and Paul were married yesterday at the luxury 5 Star Lanesborough Hotel on Hyde Park Corner in London. The wedding service was held in the ‘St Georges’ room which looked wonderful, the historical monument the Constitutional Arch could be seen […]

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Shirley Head - April 8, 2013 - 00:09

love you both,
your mum xxx.

Cleide Assis Torquato - April 20, 2013 - 21:31

foi lindo! parabéns aos noivos!

Pri Morais - April 20, 2013 - 21:41

Love you both! xxxx

Banqueting House Wedding Photography

Banqueting House Wedding Photography | Helen & Darren’s Wedding at the Banqueting House Helen & Darren were married yesterday at the wonderful Banqueting House in Whitehall, London. The Banqueting House is one of the five London Historic Royal Palaces. My day started unusually by touring the streets of The Elephant & Castle with Darren and […]

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Linda DeTesta - March 31, 2013 - 17:11

congrats!

Melanie King - March 31, 2013 - 17:44

congrats you both looked fab! May you have many years of complete happiness together x.

Ruth O'lone - March 31, 2013 - 18:05

Congratulations and many happy years together!

Chris Cook - March 31, 2013 - 18:58

Congratulations on your special day, wishing you both many happy years together x

Dominic Brennan - April 1, 2013 - 02:18

Congratulations to you both from afar!

Emily Henson - April 1, 2013 - 02:44

congrats u both look so amazing together! :)

Rameen Harrison Sheikh - April 8, 2013 - 23:34

Congrats!! :)

Chris Cook - April 11, 2013 - 19:35

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Recommended Wedding Suppliers

Recommended Wedding Suppliers We are often asked if we can recommend wedding suppliers & vendors and we do …  we now have a page where we show our recommendations under the drop down menu “About Mark & Marianne” – ‘Wedding Suppliers’. We will add to this list but our first 3 recommendations can now be […]

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Things that make us happy #28 Brick Lane Market

Things that make us happy #28 Brick Lane Market Brick Lanes’s origins stem back to the 16th century when it was originally just a path running across a field. Situated in East London it has long been a place a place of immigration and was settled by a Jewish community that in the 1930′s gradually […]

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Persian Wedding Photography London

Samira & Sadra’s Persian Wedding In London Samira & Sadra’s were married yesterday in London. They held their Persian Wedding at Samira’s brothers house, it was a very intimate ceremony held in the company of close relatives & friends. We are showing a limited small number of images from the wedding. Samira together with her […]

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The Amadeus London Wedding Photography

The Amadeus London Wedding Photography Yesterday we had our Pre-Wedding meeting with Samira & Sadra at the The Amadeus. It was lovely to have met them and they had a busy day planned with meeting vendors and organising their wedding, Sadra had flown into Heathrow and came directly from the airport to our meeting. The […]

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Banqueting House London Wedding Photography

Banqueting House London Wedding Photography Yesterday we had our Pre-Wedding meeting with Helen & Darren at the Banqueting House in Whitehall, London. It was really nice to have met them both and to look around this amazing building that was built in 1622 for King James I. It was James’s son and successor King Charles […]

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Wedding Photography Review 2012

Wedding Photography Review 2012 Glancing Back at 2012 That time of year again to reflect over that has been and that is to come. 2012 was great year for us both business wise and on a personal level – our daughter was accepted for university and became the first person in both our families to […]

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One Marylebone Wedding Photographers

Sue & Matt’s Wedding at One Marylebone London Sue & Matt were married yesterday. They had a great wedding and their chosen wedding venue One Marylebone looked magnificent. This was very much a family wedding with lots of children including Sue & Matt’s own 3 children. Their family and friends had flown in from far […]

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Susan Slater - December 23, 2012 - 14:49

First few pictures of the wedding here on the photographers blog – check them out xxx.

Louise Sharpe - December 23, 2012 - 17:02

Wow, those photos are amazing! I bet you can’t wait to see the rest and re-live the day. That’s presuming you’re over the hangover yet! X x

Katie Fairweather - December 23, 2012 - 17:17

Absolutely beautiful. Thankyou for a lovely day. Xx

Elizabeth Pickup - December 24, 2012 - 01:26

Absolutely beautiful. You look amazing x.

Kerry Thomas - February 16, 2013 - 10:07

Very belated congratulations Sue, I didn’t realize your wedding had come around so soon. Lovely photos, you look stunning x.

Things that make us happy #27 A Nice Note

Things that make us happy #27 A Nice Note In the post yesterday morning amongst the Christmas Cards was a wonderful thank-you note from Varsh & Niz. It was so nice! to have received this – it warmed the soul like a good Christmas mulled wine. We first met Varsh & Niz back in April […]

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Lansdowne Club Wedding Photographers

Indeesh & Borge’s Wedding at The Lansdowne Club London Indeesh & Borge were married yesterday at the beautiful St Georges’s Church which is the parish church in Mayfair. Refurbished in 2010 it was built between 1721-1724 to the designs of John James, as one of the Fifty Churches projected by Queen Anne’s act of 1711. Many […]

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The story behind the image #18 Vicars waiting for brides

The story behind the image #18 Vicars waiting for brides – by Mark At a church wedding there is actually somebody that is more important than the Bride … it is the Vicar. There, I said it. There is a tranquil moment at a wedding and that is when the vicar is waiting outside the […]

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Lansdowne Club Wedding Photographer

Pre-wedding meeting with Indeesh & Borge at The Lansdowne Club, Mayfair, London. Today we met up with Indeesh & Borge at the Lansdowne Club in Mayfair. The Lansdowne is one of London’s many fine private clubs, it was established in 1935 in a building that dates back to 1763. The 30′s Art Deco architecture style […]

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The story behind the image #17 Getting Ready Hindu Style

The story behind the image #17 Getting Ready Hindu Style – by Marianne We love Hindu weddings! they are so colourful and exciting to photograph with many elements and Hindu Ceremony Rituals to capture during the day. These images were taken on the second day of Sri & Iain’s Wedding, on the first day they […]

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One Marylebone Wedding Photographer

Pre-wedding meeting with Sue & Matt at One Marylebone, London. Today we had our pre-wedding meeting with Sue & Matt at their wedding venue One Marylebone in London. The building is the former church of the Holy Trinity built in 1828 by the renown English architect Sir John Soane, architect and surveyor to the Bank […]

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The Langham Hotel London Wedding Photographers

Gina & Darren’s Wedding at The Langham Hotel London Gina & Darren were married yesterday, their Jewish Wedding ceremony was held at the New West End Synagogue and their wedding breakfast was held at the magnificent Langham Hotel. Gina got ready at The Langham Hotel together with her bridesmaids and mum. Gina was “Extremely Happy, […]

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West Sussex Wedding Photography

Claire & Steven’s West Sussex Wedding Claire & Steven had a lovely wedding yesterday, we really enjoyed ourselves as well as this was also a family wedding for us as Steven is my nephew. It was wonderful to meet up with my family and spend a couple of days away celebrating their wedding and getting […]

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New West End Synagogue Wedding Photographers

New West End Synagogue Wedding Photographers Yesterday we had our pre-wedding meeting with Gina & Darren at the New West End Synagogue in St Petersburgh Place, London. The synagogue has a Grade 1 listed status and has been described by English Heritage as “the architectural high watermark of Anglo-Jewish architecture”. The building took 2 years […]

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