Posts Tagged ‘Jo Hastings photography’

Curradine Barns Wedding Photography – Lauren & Alex

Curradine Barns Wedding Photography - Lauren & Alex

As we race towards the end of another year and no doubt some of you will be starting to feel a bit festive, I thought I’d treat you to the cosy, colourful, Autumn, fairy light filled and down right fabulous wedding of Lauren & Alex at Curradine Barns. After my first email with Lauren, I […]


Ettington Park Wedding Photography – Hannah & Mike

Ettington Park Wedding Photography - Hannah & Mike

Hannah & Mike’s Ettington Park wedding happened on a sunny day in June. I love weddings at Ettington Park, all of the wedding’s I’ve shot there have been for really laid back, fun couples who love a good party and Hannah & Mike were no exception. When I arrived in the morning, the tunes were […]


Wedding Photography at the Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel, Windermere

Wedding Photography at the Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel, Windermere

Not only was this my first time shooting at the beautiful Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel, in Windermere, but it was also my first time photographing a wedding in the Lake District. When I first met Laura and Thomas, we just all clicked so I just knew that this wedding was going to be really special. […]


Pimhill Barn Wedding photography – Helen & Bryn

Pimhill Barn Wedding photography - Helen & Bryn

Back in May, I had the pleasure of being the wedding photographer for Helen & Bryn at Pimhill Barn in Shropshire. If you’re looking for a barn wedding venue in Shropshire that you can make your own decor wise, then Pimhill is the venue to take a look at – gorgeous! Helen & Bryn wanted […]


Mandip & Michael – Pre Wedding Shoot

Mandip & Michael - Pre Wedding Shoot

I’m looking forward to seeing Mandip & Michael again this weekend as they’ll be saying ‘I do’ at Somerford Hall. It’s going to be a good one!


Fazeley Studios Wedding Photography – Jen & Nick

Fazeley Studios Wedding Photography - Jen & Nick

I do love a city wedding, so when Jen & Nick chose me as their wedding photographer for their Fazeley Studios wedding, in Birmingham, I was over the moon. It’s smack bang in the middle of Birmingham’s creative quarter, so I knew there’d be plenty of cool backdrops for photography. Jen got ready with her […]


Heath House Wedding Photography – Asian Fusion Wedding

Heath House Wedding Photography - Asian Fusion Wedding

I arrived early for Jin & Atul’s wedding photography at The Heath House in Tean, just as the sun was starting to filter through the trees on the driveway, excited to see Jin & Atul again and to meet their families and friends. From our first Skype meeting and getting to know them over emails […]


Keddleston Country House Hotel – Modern country winter wedding inspiration

Keddleston Country House Hotel - Modern country winter wedding inspiration

I was recently asked if I’d like to collaborate on a winter inspiration bridal shoot, by the very lovely florist Emily Wisher. Emily and Tara from Tickety Boo Events envisaged a shoot that would give a modern twist to a the winter wedding, using rich colours and textures and chic dresses, with a contemporary edge, […]


My favourites of 2015 – West Midlands Wedding Photography

My favourites of  2015 - West Midlands Wedding Photography

Happy New Year! If it’s the first time you’ve visited my blog – welcome! Whether you’re newly engaged with exciting wedding plans ahead, a fellow photographer or just here by chance I’m really happy you’re taking the time to have a look around. As it’s the first week of the New Year, I thought now […]


Kim & Andy – a colourful wedding in Claverley

Kim & Andy - a colourful wedding in Claverley

I’m not sure where to start with this wedding, there was so much I loved about it! From the laughter in the morning while Kim got ready with her girls, Kim & Andy leading their guests back down the country lane to their reception marquee in their neighbours field, Kim’s stunning tea length lace wedding […]


Colourful Marquee Wedding Worcestershire – Rachel & Martin

Colourful Marquee Wedding Worcestershire - Rachel & Martin

I knew I’d love photographing this wedding from the first moment I spoke to Rachel, she was so excited about getting married to Martin and how much fun the day was going to be, her enthusiasm was incredibly infectious. We chatted about her ideas and the style for the day, which she described as being […]


Hampton Manor Wedding – Victoria & Ben

Hampton Manor Wedding - Victoria & Ben

Victoria and Ben are lovely people with a fantastic bunch of friends and wonderful families. They all got together recently to celebrate Victoria & Ben’s wedding. Surprisingly, it was my first time as a wedding photographer at Hampton Manor, I’ve worked on other shoots there before so I couldn’t wait to shoot a wedding there, […]


Ettington Park Wedding Photography – Alex & Peter

Ettington Park Wedding Photography - Alex & Peter

It was a perfect Spring day for Alex and Peter’s wedding – blue sky, a gentle breeze,but still warm enough and lots of blossom. It looked like the whole village had been preparing themselves for this day, with lawns freshly mowed and bunting hung. I arrived to be greeted by a beaming Alex, which continued […]


Kingscote Barn Wedding Photography – Katie & Colin

Kingscote Barn Wedding Photography - Katie & Colin

With Spring just around the corner, I thought I’d share Katie & Colin’s pretty wedding, at Kingscote Barn in Gloucestershire, This was my first time shooting at Kingscote Barn and hopefully the first of many weddings I’ll get to photograph here. How amazing does Katie look in her cathedral veil! I’ll be catching up with […]


Heather & George – A Country Marquee Wedding, Buckinghamshire

Heather & George - A Country Marquee Wedding, Buckinghamshire

Heather & George’s wedding was everything a wedding at home should be, super relaxed and lots of fun. I hadn’t met Heather and George until the day of the wedding, Heather and I had chatted on the phone about their plans, so it was lovely to finally meet and see what I’d been visualising from […]


Harriet & Jonny – Glamorous Tipi Wedding, Lichfield

Harriet & Jonny - Glamorous Tipi Wedding, Lichfield

The day started at Harriet’s Mum’s beautiful apartment in Lichfield, bustling with bridesmaids and the sound of laughter. Harriet, known to her friends as ‘Harry’ stepped into the room in her stunning Claire Pettibone dress to gasps and tears from the girls, she looked absolutely stunning. I left the girls and walked the short distance […]


Wedding Photography at The Ashes – Jemma & Neil

Wedding Photography at The Ashes - Jemma & Neil

I had the best time at Jemma & Neil’s wedding at The Ashes in Endon! Not only are they both utterly gorgeous on the outside, they are just the nicest, warmest, loveliest people on the inside too, which made shooting their wedding an absolute pleasure. Think blue skies, scorching temperatures a fantastic bunch of guests […]


Becky & Pete – Wedding at The Manor House, Moreton in Marsh

Becky & Pete - Wedding at The Manor House, Moreton in Marsh

Such a pretty wedding! Becky & Pete tied the knot at The Manor House in Moreton in Marsh, in the Cotswolds, such a pretty venue. The gardens were all set for an outdoor wedding but in true British style the weather didn’t play ball and at the last minute the ceremony was moved indoors. Becky […]


Ben & Briony – A Vintage Carnival Wedding

Ben & Briony - A Vintage Carnival Wedding

As soon as Ben & Briony asked me to capture their wedding, I knew it was going to be amazing! Ben is a Magician (you might recognise him from his show on ITV2 ‘Tricked’) this combined with Briony’s love for all things vintage, created a vintage circus carnival theme that suited them perfectly. Their day […]


Romantic Styled Bridal Shoot at Iscoyd Park

Romantic Styled Bridal Shoot at Iscoyd Park

I’d wanted to put together a styled shoot for a quite a while but kept putting it on the back burner for a number of reasons, however, towards the end of last year I got chatting to one of my favourite bridal boutiques, Cicily Bridal, who were keen to show off their gorgeous new Charlie […]


Hayley & Alex – Winter Wedding at Swinfen Hall

Hayley & Alex - Winter Wedding at Swinfen Hall

After over a year of anticipation, emails back and forth keeping in touch and lots of laughter on their Engagement shoot, the day of  Hayley & Alex’s wedding arrived. Almost the very last day of 2013, December 29th to be precise. I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect wedding to finish the year or to […]


Hayley & Alex – Engagement Shoot

Hayley & Alex - Engagement Shoot

Just five more days until these two lovely people get married, they tie the knot on December 29th! Neither were big fans of being infront of the camera, but I think we hopefully cured that by having plenty of laughs. I just know this wedding is going to be a lot of fun. Happy Christmas Hayley […]


Mas de la Rose Wedding, Provence – Alina & Gregoire

Mas de la Rose Wedding, Provence - Alina & Gregoire

When Alina first got in touch about photographing their wedding in Provence, I didn’t need much convincing, it seemed like fate, despite already being fully booked for the year, I’d kept that date free as I’d be in the South of France with my family. France is a really special place for me and we’ve […]


Ash & Natasha Preview – wedding at Lemore Manor

Ash & Natasha Preview - wedding at Lemore Manor

Picture perfect countryside, a cream tea fit for a king, pink shoes and golden cornfields. Natasha & Ash got married. More to follow.