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Late summer wedding with adam and Steph at the sway hotel

Last weekend we joined Adam and Steph for their wedding in the beautiful New Forest at what we thought ewas going to be the last of this years summer but thankfully it just keeps giving.

We started our day with Steph at her parents house for an hour or so of preps and it was soon evident that Steph was both very calm and very easy going about the whole wedding day and was just going to enjoy the day no matter what,  Thankfully the weather was gorgeous and everything was going to plan nicely so smiles all around.  Steph had chosen so many beautiful details so we had a lot of fun at the house and stayed until Steph stepped into her beautiful wedding dress.

We then headed off to the local church to meet with Adam and Adam, yeah this was going to be fun 🙂 the Adam’s arrived shortly after us and we spent a little while photographing them and the wedding rings before heading in to church to see the vicar who was pretty cool apart from warning me that he had a “blacklist” and that I did not want to be on it,   I reminded him that I too had a black list and he certainly did not want to feel my wrath 🙂 we decided together that we both had a job to do and got on with it together very nicely.

A few moments later our beautiful bride arrived in a swanky new Bentley (the Adam’s are both Bentley technicians) and we were soon whisked into church for a quick but nice service during which I am pleased to say the vicar and I remained good friends.  Outside for a few photos before Steph and Adam wanted to head to Sway to make the most of the gardens and beautiful weather. As always Sue and I followed the Bentley to the Sway hotel for the reception and we arrived 20 minutes later and after a few photos outside by the car we headed in and we were met by the duty manager and thats when things got very interesting,  it was exactly 3:40 and he said to Sue that they are being called in for dinner at 3:45 LOL  I proper chuckled but he insisted he was right despite us having the order of service which every guest received saying it was 4:45.  once I stopped LOL’ing I asked him why when the guests had just arrived literally 3 or 4 minutes ago was his staff serving canapés if they were coming into dinner in 5 minutes ?  hmm someone screwed up but insisting dinner was almost ready and would be spoilt we had no choice but I told him 4pm so we had 15 minutes to photograph everything 🙂  gotta love a challenge.  I first apologised to the guests for the fact that I would be hurrying them but they were all amazing and we cracked on with some beautiful family groups and at 4pm into dinner they went. Ironically it took forever to serve !!!!

After dinner (and to be fair the hotel really looked after us well) we had some really fun speeches although Adam’s was pretty emotional just as a grooms speech should be then coffee before Sue and I took Adam and Steph out for a few portraits,  needless to say it was dusk and very little light but that added a little fun to the portraits.

We then headed back inside for cake cutting and the first dance before Sue and I headed home.

It was a wonderful day despite the mix up at the hotel and I loved every minute of it, Adam is a running and Cycling friend as well so I apologise Steph about the occasional bike chat although to be fait it was mostly Adam 🙂

Thanks to Steph and Adam for being fun all day long and not letting the timings bother you.

Here are a few photos from this wonderful wedding I hope you enjoy and love them as much as we do and look forward to your comments and seeing you again soon,

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Summer mini shoot with our own little Ballerina

Earlier this week we had one of our Mini shoots with the lovely little Ava who we recently met at a wedding although we later found out we had known her mummy Victoria when she was a baby too. such a small world 🙂  Once Ava warmed up she was awesome and we had a lot of fun, She arrived in her beautiful tutu and we got lots of twirls and posing.

We are still running our mini shoots so let us know if you want to book a shoot soon.

Sue and I photograph hundreds of portraits every year and I am very proud to say we always get the results we want, we have very much an unhurried approach to our studio work, we often sit down for a coffee with our clients before the shoot and let the kids play on the background with out toys, this make the parents relaxed and the children comfortable and it gives us cracking smiley photos. The difference between us and a high street studio with a strict time limit is immeasurable because unlike them we never rush a shoot. We believe if people are comfortable and happy in our studio then they will come back again and again and its proved to work 🙂

It also helps that we both LOVE what we do………..

 

We are running some very special portrait offers at the moment so if your looking for photos of yourself or your  a couple or a family please take a look because I am sure you will find something that will interest you

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If your interested in booking a shoot or have any questions please feel free to contact us here 02380 767084   julianporter@mac.com    or txt  07720325336

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Family photography by Julian Porter

A couple of weeks ago we had a call from Camille who wanted a shoot with her family and chose our Summer shoot promotion and we arranged a date and booked it in, I spoke to Camille when I was about to start a race up in Yateley but as always I like to be prompt in relying so if I can I reply whenever and wherever, Camille also mentioned that they run :-). When Camille and Rob turned up Sue and I both recognised them and it was not until we chatted that we realised we have photographed them both running the 100K national championships, they were both taking part in the 50k race, its such a small world.

On the shoot day they arrived with their 3 children and as always we played with the kids before starting the shoot to keep them happy and comfortable, Because of this the shoot went very well and we got some amazing photos of them all together as well as separate ones of all the children and I am pleased to say again very happy clients 🙂

Sue and I photograph hundreds of portraits every year and I am very proud to say we always get the results we want, we have very much an unhurried approach to our studio work, we often sit down for a coffee with our clients before the shoot and let the kids play on the background with out toys, this make the parents relaxed and the children comfortable and it gives us cracking smiley photos. The difference between us and a high street studio with a strict time limit is immeasurable because unlike them we never rush a shoot. We believe if people are comfortable and happy in our studio then they will come back again and again and its proved to work 🙂

It also helps that we both LOVE what we do………..

We are running some very special portrait offers at the moment so if your looking for photos of yourself or your  a couple or a family please take a look because I am sure you will find something that will interest you

portrait special offers

portrait website

buy a portrait gift voucher

If your interested in booking a shoot or have any questions please feel free to contact us here 02380 767084   julianporter@mac.com    or txt  07720325336

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Portrait photos with Sherrie

A while ago we had a call from one of my running friends to say that his Mum wanted a wall portrait of her and her Mum so we had a chat and booked a shoot.  Sherrie and Minni arrived and we had a coffee and a chat and a few photos but above all of that we also had such a laugh 🙂  Sherrie just wanted a nice photo to put on the wall and one to give to her 2 boys and was quite specific about what she wanted so of course we obliged.

We had such a great time with these 2 ladies and am so happy that they both absolutely loved their photos as did my buddy Steve.

Sue and I photograph hundreds of portraits every year and I am very proud to say we always get the results we want, we have very much an unhurried approach to our studio work, we often sit down for a coffee with our clients before the shoot and let the kids play on the background with out toys, this make the parents relaxed and the children comfortable and it gives us cracking smiley photos. The difference between us and a high street studio with a strict time limit is immeasurable because unlike them we never rush a shoot. We believe if people are comfortable and happy in our studio then they will come back again and again and its proved to work 🙂

It also helps that we both LOVE what we do………..

We are running some very special portrait offers at the moment so if your looking for photos of yourself or your  a couple or a family please take a look because I am sure you will find something that will interest you

portrait special offers

portrait website

buy a portrait gift voucher

If your interested in booking a shoot or have any questions please feel free to contact us here 02380 767084   julianporter@mac.com    or txt  07720325336

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To see Photos from recent weddings click here

See more amazing photography from an Awesome photographer now or Contact Jules and Sue now to secure your date!

Please read this  15 reasons why you should book us to photograph your wedding

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Corporate shoot for Thomas Sabo

Today was the official launch of the new Thomas Sabo store in West Quay Southampton and Julian Porter Photography were asked to photograph the launch and after party.  Sue and I are actually away working in California,  only kidding we are holidaying in California but we do have an associate photographer Matt, who works for us regularly both on our corporate and wedding work.

Todays shoot was a fairly typical brief for us. We had to photograph the launch, the celebrities and the after party so it was a selection of formal and informal photographs through the evening.

As always Matt did a fab job and here are a couple delivered as requested within a couple of hours.

Our corporate photography rates start from as little as £150.00 including images delivered within 48 hours or sooner if needed.

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To see Photos from recent weddings click here

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