Polperro 2010

After last year’s Easter trip to Polperro I think I wrote 8 separate blog posts about it! I’ve decided to just show a couple of images from this year and not go too beserk about the holiday as I’ve got too many really exciting things to blog about...

Snow? In Manchester? Don’t be silly…

Happy New Year one and all! And if anyone had told me my first blog post of 2010 would be about the snow in Manchester I’d never have believed them… A images few from today’s jaunt into the city centre (because there’s been nothing on the news...

Review of 2009

This is it! My last post of the year! I’ve decided to pick out my favourite shots from 2009 and tell you a little bit more about some of them, why I like them and why they’re examples of creative, well executed photography. We start with an image from the...

SWPP November Awards

A quick post at the end of a hectic week! These are the images I entered into the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers monthly competition for November. REALLY pleased with the bronze awards and particularly delighted with the silver! A good month! This image...

Sparklers!

So bonfire night fell midweek again this year, which means that most of the BIG displays are this saturday. Apart from Emma and I’s very own West Didsbury firework extravaganza in our back garden!!! This was about as exciting as it got…. It was fun –...

30th Birthday cupcakes and cowboys!

Just wanted to say a big thank you to one of my good friends from the wedding business – Katie ‘Cupcake’ from The Little House of Cupcakes. I’ve worked with Katie at loads of events over the past year and have even been lucky enough to try her...

SWPP Monthly awards – September

The SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) run a monthly competition for all the members to enter into. This month I entered the shots below in the following categories: Group portraits: Landscape: Pictorial: Portraiture Environmental: Wedding...

Jonny Draper LSWPP

So August was quite an exciting month for me – I’m a member of The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers, an international body for professional photographers who operate a recognised qualification system which I decided to tackle. The SWPP run a program...

George and Matt’s wedding in beautiful Devon

Emma and I spent a few days in Devon a couple of weeks ago, we’d headed down for George and Matt’s wedding on the friday (encountering the WORST traffic I’ve ever seen on the M5!!! We set off at 11:30am and didn’t arrive until 8:15pm!) spent...