Meet Baby Jack

Last week we received the absolutely wonderful news that two of our previous wedding couples had become parents! Mary & Stuart invited us to photograph the newest member of their family – little… Continue reading

A Family Gathering

What a wonderful family these guys are! They traveled from all corners of the country to be together for the weekend, and I was lucky enough to be asked to capture the occasion… Continue reading

10 Years Later…

This was no ordinary family portrait session! To mark their 10 year anniversary, these two returned to the beautiful, secluded little church where they got married. As you can see they were no… Continue reading

Family Portraits at the Pinetum

We met this lovely family for a relaxed portrait session at the famous Bedgebury Pinetum. We were treated to a stunning display of seasonal colour as well as plenty of smiles from their… Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

I had such a wonderful time catching up with some of our ‘regulars’ just before Christmas! Little Lyla continues to amaze me with how quickly she grows and changes between our sessions, and… Continue reading

The Old Faversham Brewery

I vividly remember meeting Heidi & Chris, and seeing how excited and animated they became when they told us about their venue – the Shepherd Neame Brewery in Faversham. In what seemed like… Continue reading

Soon to be Three

Just as the seasons were changing, life would soon change for this lovely couple, who were about to become a family of three! We had lovely colours and light in the park…

Chilston Park Wedding

On a glorious mid-July day, Jenna & Phil got married at the magnificent Chilston Park Hotel. A jewel in the Kentish countryside, it was awash with colour as all of the gardens were… Continue reading

Bradbourne House Wedding Photography

Rachael & Mike’s unforgettable wedding day started, for me at least, at Rachael’s family home where all the girls were getting ready. I immediately fell in love with the cornflower blue of Rachael’s… Continue reading

Gemma & Lee – Engagement Shoot

So pleased we postponed our first attempt at this shoot, and waited for weather like this! On what can only be described as a glorious August day, Lee, Gemma and myself wandered down… Continue reading

Mellow Yellow

  Here are a few highlights from this wonderful day! This young, fun-loving couple had a fantastic vision about the styling for their wedding – love the colour scheme and the hippy van…

In the Forest

We have so much love for this engagement shoot with Elisha & Jon! It was the first time we had used this location since discovering it a few months ago, and the conditions… Continue reading

Mr Inquisitive

I had a wonderful portrait session in the park with this family and their inquisitive little man! His white blonde curls are angelic, but I definitely spotted a cheeky little sparkle in his… Continue reading

A Rural Engagement Shoot

This engagement shoot was RIGHT up our street! We met this lovely couple (and their five super waggy dogs!), pulled on our wellies, jumped in the back of the truck and trundled off… Continue reading

High Rocks in Tunbridge Wells

What a gorgeous day for a gorgeous couple! So excited to share this one with you. High Rocks in Tunbridge Wells is nothing short of spectacular – such a unique wedding venue. Both… Continue reading

Sunset Engagement Shoot

We are so excited about photographing Heidi & Chris’s wedding this Summer! Our engagement session with them was gorgeous – sunset in meadows of long grass and wild flowers. Dreamy!  

Steph & Darryl at Chilham Village Hall

Steph and Darryl’s gorgeous sunny wedding ceremony & reception took place at the historic village hall in Chilham, Kent. Their soft pastel colour scheme and relaxed tea-party theme was one of the cutest… Continue reading

Lyla – 1 Year On

Almost a year ago, I had the pleasure of photographing this little angel on her 4th day in the big, wide world. Now she’s rapidly approaching her first birthday, has an adorable little… Continue reading

Mary and Stuart’s Wedding – Knowlton Court

We were sooo looking forward to Mary and Stuart’s wedding, especially once we’d had lots of fun working with them on their engagement shoot, and when it finally arrived it didn’t disappoint! Knowlton… Continue reading

Hazy Days

SO excited to share this one with you! We met Nicky & Chris at a park near their home in Sevenoaks for their engagement shoot (we’re photographing their wedding this summer!). We ambled… Continue reading

Seaside wedding in Folkestone

Kristy and Dan had contacted us back in 2013 after a couple of people kindly recommended us – thank you to all of our lovely clients that are spreading the word! Kristy got… Continue reading

Play Time at the Beach

We were treated to a fabulous sunny morning on the beach for our session with the Spurgin family! Greatstone beach in Kent was almost completely empty so we got to enjoy it almost… Continue reading

Surrey National Golf Club Wedding

This very lovely couple said their vows in St. Matthew’s Church in Redhill, before moving on to their reception at the glamorous Surrey National Golf Club! Not only were these two totally gorgeous,… Continue reading

A Stormy Evening

When we met at the forest for this photoshoot, we all thought we were doomed – the skies were BLACK and we were convinced it was going to pour, but thankfully the rain… Continue reading

Engagement Shoot at Hever Castle

Another lovely Spring shoot with daffodils and blossom! It was a real treat to be granted access to Hever Castle to shoot in the gardens, and what a perfect sunny afternoon we had… Continue reading

“All Aboard!”

Martin & Jo were treated to a perfect day full of sunshine and laughter for their wedding earlier this month. Both the boys and the girls got ready in Ashford, before traveling in… Continue reading

Portraits in the Bluebells

We have been incredibly lucky lately, meeting so many adorable families and having way too much fun with all these portrait sessions 🙂 These two angelic sisters were no exception – full of… Continue reading

Spring Sunset

Believe it or not, this shoot was very nearly postponed due to bad weather. No, seriously. Half an hour before our scheduled start time the skies were dark, there was drizzle in the… Continue reading

Pink Cherry Blossom

This shoot is a great illustration of just how beautiful Spring in Kent can be! We had a fabulous afternoon in a park with the Francis family, and couldn’t believe our luck when… Continue reading

An Engagement Shoot in Sevenoaks

We can’t wait to photograph Mary & Stuart’s wedding in May! Despite a few nerves before we got started these guys really relaxed into the photoshoot nicely, and photographed extremely well! We met… Continue reading

Port Lympne Mansion Wedding

You may remember this lovely couple, Sabina & William, from this sunny engagement shoot last year – https://blog.cbarnesphotography.co.uk/2013/11/06/the-secret-garden/. We can’t believe how quickly that time has flown by! In no time at all… Continue reading

Engagement Shoot at the Beach

We had an absolutely stunning engagement shoot at the beach with Elaine & Daniel recently! Long grass, sand dunes, paddling and blue skies. Bliss… It was worth getting up early to enjoy an… Continue reading

Mr & Mrs Harvey

We met Emma & Tom a few months ago after a friend of theirs recommended us. What a lovely, laid back couple! Their ceremony was held at the Archbishop’s Palace in Maidstone, a… Continue reading

Wedding Photography in Chelsea

We’ve had a couple of central London weddings lately, and this was a stunner! The detailing in everything was amazing, and so there was plenty of inspiration for us. Kanwaljit & Eammon got… Continue reading

Piccadilly Circus

Becky & John got married at Hotel Russell (http://www.hotelrusselllondon.co.uk/weddings-events/), an impressive Victorian wedding venue in central London. We spent the morning with the girls while they finished getting ready – the gorgeous pastel… Continue reading

Kits Coty Brasserie Wedding

Amanda & Mark got married at Kits Coty Brasserie, a fabulous event and fine dining venue on top of Bluebell Hill. It was the first time I had photographed this location, so wasn’t… Continue reading

Promotional Photography in Rochester

Ian got in touch for a commercial headshot session – as a musician, he required some nice promotional images to accompany his recordings, so on a glorious Sunday morning we headed off for… Continue reading

Couple Portrait Session in the Park

Finally got around to doing a lovely portrait session with these two! After postponing several times due to bad weather, we had a dry day last Sunday so jumped at that chance to… Continue reading

Latimer Place

On 18th January I photographed a very beautiful wedding at Latimer Place in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. There was an incredible sense of grandeur about the venue, and I loved the giant bay windows in… Continue reading

First wedding of 2014

As soon as Christmas was over, we couldn’t wait for our first wedding of 2014 – Caroline & Rob’s on 5th January at Cooling Castle Barn! I started the morning with the girls… Continue reading