August 16, 2018

Old Rectory Wedding Venue

Old Rectory Wedding Venue Old Rectory Wedding Venue played hosts to the magical wedding of the new Mr & Mrs Thomas. Blessed with sunshine and temperatures you would normally find in Barbados, we got to work. Michelle & Sean booked our very popular “Duo of Golds” collection, So Alex & Hayleigh started the filming.  I along with Ben set up for photography. This collection really does cover everything, as soon we had our Drone overhead. Love, Laughter and Fun are my first thoughts when I think back to the day. From getting ready to couple portraits around the grounds of this stunning Essex Wedding Venue, smiles did not leave anyone. The evidence is for all to see within the couples highlights wedding video, […]
August 6, 2018
Family Portrait Photography

Family Portrait Photography – Five top tips…

How to prepare for your Family Portrait Photography Session by Hayleigh Yerlett…. Preparing for your Family Portrait Photography Session can sometimes be a little bit daunting. Here are five top tips for your Family Portrait Photography… 1. Will the children behave for the photographer? Never worry about the children, remember we meet and greet many families during our portrait sessions, so we will have the necessary tricks up our sleeve to entertain your children during, before and after the session. We are here to make the experience enjoyable for you and your children, so let us take the lead while you sit back and enjoy the moment. 2. What shall I take with me? Most studios will provide a wide […]
March 5, 2018
Wedding T-Shirts

Wedding T-Shirts, Hen, Stag & Custom clothing by Graphitees…

Here at Chic Wedding & Photography, we are always on the lookout for new and innovative products and services to share with our clients. Here’s our latest Guest blog courtesy of Graphitees Custom Tees on her story on Wedding T-Shirts, Hen, Stag & Custome clothing… Wedding T-Shirts, Hen, Stag & Custom Clothing by Kate of Graphitees Custom Tees.. Graphitees Custom Tees was born a few years ago. My passion has always been art and textiles, and after the birth of my twins 6 years ago I vowed my next job would be something that scratched my creative itch. With a husband who works abroad a lot, flexibility was important, so starting my own business made sense.  So I started designing and hand-drawing […]
February 26, 2018
Roslin Beach Hotel

Roslin Beach Hotel, Southend

Roslin Beach Hotel, Southend Roslin Beach Hotel, Southend played host to Linda & Robin’s wedding day on this winters day. Christmas really did come early for this special couple, blessed with a wonderful day on the Essex coast. Linda’s brief was direct and on point, a Christmas wedding without looking like a Christmas party. Nothing too staged or serious, bride Linda invented her very own style of wedding photography.  “Happy Snappy”. Eye for detail is a skill Linda has in abundance, this is clear for all to see in their wedding photos. In all my time as a wedding photographer, I have never covered a day like this. first photos to the last I smiled and laughed throughout. My face […]