Ashwell Village Fete 2017

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On alternate years the village of Ashwell in Rutland organises a village fete, organised by a small committee and hosted by Nicholas and Emma Leeming, at their lovely house, Ashwell Grange. As in previous years the Ashwell Village Fete raised money for several local causes, including the local air ambulance, one of my favourite charities. Emma got in touch and …

the marquee glowing in the last light of day

Oakham Wedding – Lucy and Chris

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A beautiful Oakham wedding! Lucy and Chris were married in the beautiful church in the tiny hamlet of Brooke, near Oakham in Rutland, before returning to Lucy’s parents house, about half a mile up the road, for the reception. Bride and bridesmaid preparation photos were taken at Lucy’s parents house before I moved  on to The Blue Ball pub in Braunston …

The Rutland Cup and a few thoughts on photographing polo

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The four-goal Rutland Cup, hosted by Rutland Polo Club (surprise, surprise) marks, for me, the proper start of the polo season here in the East Midlands. It also means trying to remember a little about how to do polo photography! As I travel around different venues doing what I do, which is basically equestrian photography, the sport I get asked …