The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP)

Placed 18th in Summer 2013 in the “Kids being Kids” category
Placed 1st in Winter 2012 in the “Reception” category
Placed 6th in Spring 2012 in the “Kids being Kids” category
Placed 19th in Spring 2012 in the “Family Love” category
Placed 12th in Winter 2011 in the “Kids being Kids” category
Placed 18th in Winter 2011 in the “First Dance” category
Placed 10th in Summer  2011 in the “Ceremony” category

Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers Awards (SWPP)

Nominated in the Landscape category for Photographer of the Year 2014
Nominated (twice) in the Wedding category in 2013
Nominated in the Mario Acerboni 4-in-1 category in 2013
Three merits in the 20×16 print competition in the 2013 Photographic Convention

Merit awarded and 20×16 Print Finalist in the 2012 Photographic Convention
Nominated for Wedding Photojournalist of the Year 2011

11 Gold Award Winning Images
56 Highly Commended Images (includes formerly categorised as Silver)

Awarded Licentiate of the SWPP in January 2011

I was a speaker at the SWPP 2011 and 2012 Conventions in London

Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association Awards (retired from)

Placed 2nd in the Quarter 1 2011 “Reception” category
Placed 19th in the Quarter 1 2011 “Ceremony” category

Placed 4th in Quarter 4 2010 in the “Kids being Kids” category
Placed 8th in Quarter 3 2010 in the “Kids being Kids” category
Placed 20th in Quarter 3 2010 in the “Getting Ready” category

Industry Magazines and Journals

Documentary Wedding Photography article was featured prominently in the SWPP Convention Guide 2012
Professional Photographer Magazine –  2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 (regular featured writer)
Professional Photographers Guide to Turning Pro –  2010, 2011, 2012
Professional Image Maker –  2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Photography Monthly – 2011, 2012
“Featured Wedding” article (submitted by venue) featuring my images in South West Brides Magazine 2012

My personal rugby photography has also been used by The RFU and Bristol Rugby.

Speaking Engagements

I will be giving several photography talks throughout this year.  Please see the list below and feel free to contact me if you want more details of any of these speaking engagements.

2015:

SWPP Convention – 2015, London Metropole Hilton
15th January 2015 – Pure Documentary Wedding Photography Masterclass
16th January 2015 – Trim The Fat Streamline Your Photographic Business Superclass
17th January 2015 – The Changing World of SEO Masterclass

2014:

6th October – Digital Imaging Show, Birmingham – “The Business of Wedding Photography”

29th May – My Journey with the X-Series - Calumet, Drummond Street, London, UK

13th May – Marketing, Branding & SEO for a Successful Wedding Photography Business – Manchester, UK
14th May - Marketing, Branding & SEO for a Successful Wedding Photography Business – York, UK
15th May - Marketing, Branding & SEO for a Successful Wedding Photography Business – Nottingham, UK

30th March – The Malta Institute of Photography, Le Meriden, St. Julians Hotel & Spa, Malta – The Business of Documentary Wedding Photography and an introduction to the Fuji X-Series

3rd March – The Photography Show, Birmingham NEC  - “The Business of Wedding Photography” – Zenfolio University
2nd March – The Photography Show, Birmingham NEC – “Wedding Photojournalism” – Main Stage

15th February - CP+, Yokohama, Japan – “Weddings with the Fuji X-Series”
16th February – CP+, Yokohama, Japan – “Wedding with the Fuji X-Series”

25th January – 1st February 2014 Caleta De Fuste, Fuerteventura
I will be presenting several master-classes on documentary photography at Photo Training Overseas

SWPP Convention – 2014, London Metropole Hilton
15th January 2014 – SEO Business Class
17th January 2014 – Pure Documentary Photography Master-class
18th January 2014 – SEO for Photographers Business Class
19th January 2014 – A Different way? The Documentary Way Super-class

2013

19th November – MPA South East – The Business of Documentary Wedding Photography
6th July – MPA North West – The Business of Documentary Wedding Photography

Digital Imaging Show’s 2013
20th March 2013 – Oxford
9th May 2013 – Cardiff
17th September 2013 – Norfolk
28th October 2013 – Exeter

SWPP Convention 2013 The Hilton London Metropole Hotel , London
Friday 11th January 13:00 Masterclass : Your Website and making it work for you
Saturday 12th January 14:00 Superclass: Real Documentary Wedding Photography
Sunday 13th January 10:30 Masterclass: Making Your Business Lean

2012

SWPP Members Training Days
March 15 2012 Milton Keynes
May 22 2012 Chester
September 11 2011 Fife
August 21st 2011 Birmingham
September 13th 2011 County Durham
September 27th 2011 Sudbury, Suffolk
November 8th 2011 Bristol

2011

August 21st 2011 Birmingham:

9am – 1pm:  SEO & Marketing for Photographers
1:30pm – 5pm :  Documentary Photography, Style & Workflow

13th September 2011 Rushyford, County Durham:

9am – 1pm:  SEO & Marketing for Photographers
1:30pm – 5pm :  Documentary Photography, Style & Workflow

27th September 2011 Sudbury, Suffolk:

9am – 1pm:  SEO & Marketing for Photographers
1:30pm – 5pm :  Documentary Photography, Style & Workflow

8th November 2011 Bristol:

9am – 1pm:  SEO & Marketing for Photographers
1:30pm – 5pm :  Documentary Photography, Style & Workflow