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Sustainable weddings, also known as eco-friendly weddings, are becoming increasingly popular for couples who want to minimise their environmental impact on their special day as well as celebrate their love. Here are some ways to incorporate sustainable practices into your wedding planning: Venue Attire Decorations My personal recommendations are: Food Favours Other sustainable ideas You […]

Planning a sustainable wedding

The weather in the UK is never predictable which can make choosing a wedding date feel like a gamble, regardless of the season; the sunshine does not come with a money back guarantee. The only way that couples can combat this unpredictability is to face the risks head on, work out what the potential problems […]

Weather proof your wedding – tips for your wedding day

Couple in wedding attire on a windy day in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Not everybody is a natural when it comes to having their photo taken. Sometimes it can be hard to put yourself in the spotlight like that. Many couples are camera shy but when it comes to your wedding day, it’s important to try and get the best possible photos to make long lasting memories that […]

Wedding Photography for Camera Shy Couples

bride and groom at Clearwell Castle, Gloucestershire by Kathryn Goddard Photography

Group shots on your wedding day which ones to include and how to best tackle them. For your guests (and you) it’s probably the most boring part of the day. – lots of hanging around, waiting to hear their name and smiling for the camera when really, your guests just want to spend time celebrating.  […]

Group shots on your wedding day

Wedding party group photograph, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire by Kathryn Goddard Photography

What are the must-have wedding photos from your special day?  Here is my list of the must-have wedding photos you should have captured on your wedding day.  Must-have photo – Getting ready ♥ Morning preparations full of nerves and anticipation are important moments to capture. It helps to tell the complete story of your wedding day. […]

6 must-have wedding photos

Bride and Groom enjoying a quiet moment together - Gower Wedding by Kathryn Goddard Photography

No matter how large or small your wedding celebration is, hiring a professional photographer to capture all the details, the love and the joy of your day is a well worth investment. These are the one thing you can hold onto forever. How do you choose the right wedding photographer for your day? Get researching […]

How to choose the right wedding photographer for your day?

Bride and Groom at Eastington Park by Kathryn Goddard Photography

I must admit this was session I have been planning and wanting to do for a long time! A pre-wedding photoshoot at Perrygrove Railway in the Forest of Dean. Perrygrove Railway is one of my favourite places to capture memories, whether it is a wedding, a family day out, an event or images for Perrygrove’s website. The […]


Pre wedding session at Perrygrove Railway, Gloucestershire by Kathryn Goddard Photography

There’s no doubt that you need your best girls by your side on your wedding day. Your girls have been there for you through thick and thin – what do you need to know about choosing your bridesmaids? What is a bridesmaid’s role? Bridesmaids are there to support you in the planning of your wedding […]

Here come the girls! What you need to know about choosing your bridesmaids.

Bride and Bridesmaids giggling on sofa, Cheltenham by Kathryn Goddard Photography

They are part of the family! Why won’t you want to include them your special day? Sadly, this isn’t always practical, pets at weddings pose many challenges and sometimes it just isn’t possible.  If you happen to be getting ready at home, you can have your beloved pet appear in a few photos without too […]

9 Ways to Include Your Pets at Your Wedding

Bride petting dog at Bowden Hall wedding by Kathryn Goddard Photography

Since the law changed in 1994 The Marriage Act allows weddings to take place in venues licensed for civil ceremonies, rather than just places of worship and register offices. This gave couples a huge amount of choice when it came to their civil ceremony venue there are literally thousands of venues out there from barns, […]

Choosing the perfect venue for your wedding day

Bride and Groom Parade Gardens, Bath by Kathryn Goddard Photography