February 25, 2015

Pen & Cam | Together

Here’s a session that’s super close to my heart. Not only do I completely adore Pen & Cam, but I got to capture their Anniversary Together Session at Pentire Head in Newquay, Cornwall, which is one of the most beautiful places on earth (and soon to be right at my doorstep!). The wind might have been bracing, but these two rays of happiness brought their own microclimate to this portrait shoot, challenging even the sun to come out to play. This is the kind of photography I could do all day every day with a huge smile on my face.
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor
Cornwall Anniversary Together photography by Marianne Taylor

February 24, 2015

Cornwall, we’re on our way!

Photographer in Cornwall.

Once in a while you come across a place where you feel like your soul is at home. You might be thousands of miles from where you ever thought you’d end up, but you just feel at peace. For me that feeling has always been strongest in Cornwall. The wild ocean and the rugged, majestic landscape soothes me in a way that no other place on earth does. Over the years I’ve returned many times, often in winter, the wilder the better!

It’s been a day dream of ours to one day live in Cornwall. To be fair, it’s always been a more of a retirement plan due to the distance and the poor job opportunities for my husband. But sometimes, when you dream hard enough, and when you’re brave enough to ask out loud, magical things can happen.

Due to a combination of circumstances we figured out how we might be able to do this, right now, rather than in the distant future. It’s crazy how fast the momentum picks up speed after a decision is made. Our home is on the market and we’re getting ready to go. I’m sure it will take a little while to get everything in order, and the restlessness is building… I just want to be there already.

Despite the anxious wait, my heart sings with joy every time I think about it. Yes, we are coming, my beloved Cornwall! While it might take a little while for us to get there, I want to start reaching out to those of you out in the South West. If you, or your friends are getting married in Cornwall, do reach out. If you are a local vendor who wants to get together to make things happen do get in touch. If you want to hang out and have coffee or plan shoots or work with me in other ways in Cornwall let me know. I cannot wait to get down there and start my life!

P.s. Those of you not in Cornwall, don’t worry. We are planning to have a base close to London as well, so I will continue with my London (and destination) shoots and weddings, too.

Photographer in Cornwall.
Photographer in Cornwall.
Photographer in Cornwall.
Photographer in Cornwall.
Photographer in Cornwall.
Photographer in Cornwall.

February 19, 2015

Sandra & Stefan | Together

Last week, at a Her Lovely Heart mentoring session, I demonstrated how to direct a couple with Sandra & Stefan. The weather was absolutely horrendous, but also a good reminder that you don’t need to let the circumstances dictate the outcome. I love how much joy Sandra and Stefan shared with me and my student, and I don’t think they could look much cuter, whether in sunshine or pouring rain!

London Engagement Together photography by Marianne Taylor
London Engagement Together photography by Marianne Taylor
London Engagement Together photography by Marianne Taylor
London Engagement Together photography by Marianne Taylor
London Engagement Together photography by Marianne Taylor
London Engagement Together photography by Marianne Taylor

February 13, 2015

Bridal Musings DIY Flower heart tutorial

Head over to Bridal Musings today to see this fun flower heart tutorial I photographed. Perfect for Valentine’s Day!

DIY flower heart tutorial. A Bridal Musings & Marianne Taylor Photography collaboration.

January 21, 2015

January 2015 press round-up

Marianne Taylor for Bridal Musings in Wedding magazine.

Over in the UK, a DIY shoot I did for Bridal Musings got featured in Wedding magazine.

Marianne Taylor Photography wedding in Mennaan Naimisiin magazine in Finland.

Florence & Alvaro’s South of France wedding had a 7-page feature in Mennaan Naimisiin magazine in Finland!

Marianne Taylor Photography in Mennaan Naimisiin magazine in Finland.

Also in Mennaan Naimisiin, our Pink & Turquoise shoot with Fairy Nuff Flowers continued making waves.

Marianne Taylor Photography in Wedding magazine.

And last but certainly not least, Rachel & Alexander’s Northbrook Park wedding day got featured in Wedding magazine.