Family photographer Cardiff

Family photographer Cardiff

Family photographer Cardiff. First rule is always look for the light when taking family photographs outside.  So the time of year and time of day is always the first consideration when photographing families and this is all organised over the phone i listen to your ideas and favourite locations to photograph around Cardiff then take it from there.  I try to avoid the midday and prefer to shoot in the morning or later afteroon when the light is at its best, of couse this is depending on the time of year in the UK.

So this was a 40th birthday present for Lou. A bit difficult to keep secret but Lou and the boys had fun and as a photographer i love the leading lines of the reeds and of course the stunning light in and around Cosmeston Lake. Its one of the  best place to go in the to catch the golden hour of the sun low in the winter sky. The session normally takes approx 2 - 3hrs and costs  £165, which includes a medium size framed print of your choice.   I have a stunning range of small to large wall framed prints to choose from or canvas prints . Best thing to do is to call or text me for a chat.

South Wales is blessed with stunnng locations for outdoor family photographs. Margam Park or Thompson Park in Cardiff are just some of the venues that spring to mind. and with the M4 linking everyone up. Its only a 30-40 min journey to get somewhere really special. I have also recently got into video, using the same principles of my photography, which is look for the light and tell the story. this is an amazing way to capture a party of get together. I film from a fly on the wall style and use sound and interviews, to tell the story of the day.

Dave Tel 07894347141

Family Photographer Cardiff
Family Photographer Cardiff

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Wedding at Canada lakes South Wales

Wedding at Canada lakes South Wales

Wedding at Canada lakes south wales

Blue Bridalwear Cardiff


The Sam Warburton Suite The Deri Inn Rhiwbina The Sam Warburton Suite The Deri Inn Rhiwbina

Photographer Cardiff a Stolen Kiss

Love this moment  captured whilst waiting for the wedding speeches. For as long as i can remember i hated carrying my bags around trying to change to a longer lens to grab shots like this often results in me missing the moment. Until i discovered the black rapid strap system its a bit james bondish! but means i can carry two cameras.  My standard portrait L lens and  the amazing 70-200 L lens. This way i am able to set up both camera settings to enable me to use them instantly and not miss lovely moments like this. Another bonus of using expensive lens is that i dont usually have to use flash. So can sneak around in the corners and capture these natural shots as they happen.



 photographer Cardiff

Cardiff wedding photographer


Hen shoot for the bride in Cardiff

Hen shoot cardiff south wales


As a busy photographer  its always good to do some thing different and today was one of those days. Two whole hours to photograph a Hen shoot in Cardiff with a Disney  theme. Had so much fun and all the girls looked fab. But of course the bride stole the show with her red hair and mermaid outfit. Being at weddings most weekends its good to try something different every now and again. The girls travelled down by train for the weekend and  i was to meet them outside Cardif Castle, Well exiting the taxi they instantly started to turn heads with lots of tourists taking photos and getting in on the action.  Nikki had her wig ordered from the states to complete the disney look and yes she was Ariel for the day.


Hen shoot Cardiff south wales

Hen shoot Cardiff South Wales

wedding photographer South Wales

Wedding at Court Colman Manor | Nat & Luke

Court Colman Manor

Our first wedding at Court Colman manor and what a lovely place to shoot with gardens all around the venue its great place to shoot someones big day. As always there is  a lot going on in the brides room during the morning of a coupled  with lots of nerves and laughter, all rolled into such a tight space and always against the clock. And with so many girls getting ready to a tight time line it takes a couple of glasses of champagne, to settle everyone down and get them in the party moo., Its always handy to use my experiance  to let the bride know of how long things really take on a the  day. But everyone was so excited about  and Nat was chilling on the bed with the little bridesmaids. I  always aim to get there early set the dress up etc and start to capture the day as it happens. I usually  help out drying flower stems and telling dad his flower goes on the other side!  But my camera is always ready to capture every moment. Including the all important shot of dad seeing his daughter for the first time in the dress.Whether planning a large or small wedding and reception, something simple, extravagant or even a bit out of the ordinary, our experience and personal attention will ensure that yours is a perfect day.

Court Colman Manor has a choice of reception suites that can cater for 20 to 180 guests. Our fine menu selection has many options from a light finger buffet to a gastronomic banquet or a sumtuous wedding breakfast. If you have any specific ideas or would like your cuisine in keeping with the style of your wedding, come and meet our wedding coordinator who will help you create your own special menu.

When deciding on your  venue the experienced staff will be delighted to advise and support you and your family when showing you around the Manor.

Wedding at Court Coleman Manor


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Headshot photographer Cardiff South Wales

Headshot photographer Cardiff South Wales, always on the look out for groovy backdrops in and around the city this is one of my fav secret locations.

Dave Packer
Headshot photographer Cardiff South WalesHeadshot photographer Cardiff South Wales

For any actor your headshot is one of the most important parts of your CV when getting work or when applying for a casting it will be the very first thing the agents will be looking at, you want it to represent you perfectly. Ahead of your headshot we can discuss the image you want to portray and between us decide upon style and location to ensure your headshot stands out above the others to get you noticed.

The key to having a good headshoot with me is choosing the right light. then we are able to pick the best shots of the day. This one was taken with some off camera flash balanced with the daylight to make the camera pop. Only takes 2-3 minutes to set up and its something we do on our wedding days too. This coupled with a reflector and im fully kitted out for the day. As a Headshot photographer in Cardiff South Wales, its important to stay mobile with my equipment to make the shoot flow.

Headshot photographer Cardiff South Wales


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