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Bristol Lifestyle & Wedding Photographer

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There was a crash, drinks everywhere waiter on the floor. But as all good waiters do, he brushed himself off and began to sing.

Michael + Kealy | Daffodil Hotel | Grasmere

Bridal party - Bridesmaid dresses

The How to guide on Choosing Your Bridal Party

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A go to guide on how and who to choose for to stand beside you on your wedding day. Another handy guide form a former bride.


Fifteen minute sessions, of fun and natural outdoor portrait photography for couples and families.

Bristol Family Photography | Taster Shoots

A Guide To Finding Your Dream Wedding Dress

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Looking for your dream wedding dress can be stressful! This handy guide from a former bride will help answer all your wedding dress buying questions.


A Beautiful Boho and Blinking Barmy Blaithwaite Beer-a-thon Bonanza

Beth + Jonny | Boho Chic Wedding at Blaithwaite House

Bristol Wedding Photographer - Boho Wedding Free Lensing
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The Award Winning Wedding Photographs

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I have been lucky enough in my time to win multiple wedding photography awards – I’ve compiled them here…


Screw you covid! G+D plowed on with their micro wedding in Carlisle and my word was it a corker!

Greg + Darryl | Carlisle Micro Wedding

lady gilfords wedding confetti photograph
destination wedding photography

Twenty Nineteen | The Yearly Review

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The Year I discovered Mental Health The year in numbers – 20 weddings,  1 elopements, 1 destination, 40 silly faces, 17 venues, 6 bowties,  4 second shooters, 1 new lease of life and many a new friend – the year in words As the new decade turns, I reflect on the last – by and large […]


As an experienced Cumbria & Lake District wedding photographer, I’ve been lucky enough to attend some glorious venues – here is a round up my top 12 wedding venues around the Lake District.

Top 12 Lake District Wedding Venues

Wedding photograph of a bride and groom in the spa at gilpin lakehouse - lake district elopement
Storrs Hall Wedding Photography - Lake District Wedding

Gilbey + Dora | Storrs Hall Wedding | Lake District

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The groom gets ready on the jetty, as the heavens open before ani ntimate ceremony and sail around Lake windermere, ending with a wine tasting session in the cellar of storrs hall!


High Barn – The wedding venue where everyone has a wild time, and chickens photobomb the wedding photos! A boho wedding for the outdoor bride.

Grant + Sophie | High Barn Wedding | Edenhall Estate

Chickens photobombing high barn wedding photo
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Tom & Malavika | Hidden River Cabins Wedding

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Oh M flipping G! A wedding day turned right hootenanny! Tom is a right kangaroo of a man and Malavika rocked up in a leather jacket and red wellies! boom! mind blown!


The light was perfect, sunglasses and cool looks at the ready. Everything was set. The one thing I didn’t pre-empt was Jonny barrel rolling as he came crashing to the ground.

Jonny + Kim | Eden Barn Wedding

Creative wedding photography from bristol wedding photographer gavin jacob power

Twenty Eighteen // The Wedding Review

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– 25 weddings,  2 elopements, 50 silly faces, 22 venues, 12 bowties,  6 second shooters, 1 telling off and many a new friend – Well 2018 has been a right treat on a business level, I finally feel I am moving my work to the place I want it to be. I’ve had the pleasure of […]


“the secret to a happy marriage is to partake in the red pepper, zucchini ritual”

Nick + Robyn // Askham Hall Wedding



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