Anglesey Engagement Photographer

Anglesey Engagement PHOTOGRAPHER

I was fixated on Holyhead mountain’s  heather, I was utterly convinced that it would still be in bloom and we’d find some on the approach to North Stack. Eleanor was going to be wearing yellow and I thought it would complement the purple heather beautifully. I was wrong, we’re late September and I’d missed the heather all together.

Holyhead Breakwater Country park

I’d done my homework and I knew when the sun was setting. I’d arranged to meet Eleanor and Oliy with ample time to make use of some pretty light. I was wrong again. As I approached Holyhead mountain, all 722 feet of it, the sun dipped behind it. I couldn’t even see the sun! The reason I’m confident in telling you my failings is because I came away from this shoot with a selection of really beautiful images. There was indeed plenty of light, not the light I’d expected but lots of back light. I could go on and on about the light , I’ll stop here because I can be a bit of a bore about light. I’ve shot here once before and I stayed close to the lake. This time I ventured above Porth Namarch and discovered a film set of a location. We may not have had heather but we had ferns in abundance. Eleanor and Oliy were willing participants, they took gentle direction and it shows.

Still a bit miffed at missing the sun I suggested we jump into our cars and drive towards the breakwater, ‘follow that sun’, and off we went.

Then there was the most unlikely of props, a rusty railing. All colours were in harmony and my job was done.

If you’d like a couple shoot or engagement shoot and like the way I’ve captured Eleanor and Oliy’s story then please do contact me. We can talk through your ideas and I can tell you how best to use my time.  I’m an Anglesey wedding photographer and a North Wales wedding photographer. I’m happy to travel to photograph you. Contact me here or e-mail: or look through my website:

eskimi kisses on Beaumaris pier


Please scroll to see Eleanor and Oliy’s engagement shoot at Holyhead Breakwater County Park.

Beaumaris pastel coloured houses
The Bulkeley Hotel's sign
Acacia's blossom trees
helping the groom with his button hole
heirloom pearls
the bride having her hair done
the bride hugging her daughter
the bride's daughter gazing out of the window
the bride's dress is being laced up
more lacing of wedding dress
the bride's mum tieing her pearls on the bride
the bride with her parents having a giggle

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