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British Wedding in Gosfield Hall, Essex, England

British Wedding in Gosfield Hall, Essex, England

Tina and Edward were amazing from start to finish. They really knew what they were doing. Our photos and the details on them were out of this world beautiful. I am so pleased we chose them. Thank you so much Tina and Edward for being so friendly and professional. We...

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Romantic Couples in Geek Fiction Wedding

Romantic Couples in Geek Fiction Wedding

Fantastically friendly and considered service! Personable and thoughtful in all aspects of the photography and videography that they did for our wedding and engagement photoshoot. Would absolutely recommend! Sam https://vimeo.com/784444885 We provided engagement and...

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An Intimate Hotel Wedding in Richmond, London

An Intimate Hotel Wedding in Richmond, London

https://vimeo.com/740556243 We have provided wedding photography and videography service for this friendly Portuguese bride and groom in their intimate wedding on a sunny day in The Petersham Hotel, Richmond, London. This is another typical summer wedding story for us...

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Outdoor Wedding In Leez Priory

Outdoor Wedding In Leez Priory

We have provided wedding photography and videography service to this beautiful young bride and groom on a sunny day in Leez Priory, Chelmsford, Essex, southeast England. https://vimeo.com/761671055 First part of the wedding was held in front of a mesmerising...

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Sweet Intimate Wedding in Beddington Park

Sweet Intimate Wedding in Beddington Park

https://vimeo.com/756229911 We have provided wedding photography and videography service for a friendly British couple and their beautiful 2 sons on their very merry wedding day in South London. This is another Covid wedding story for us. The couple has waited a year...

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A Cambridge Elopement

A Cambridge Elopement

This is another The Snapshot Cafe elopement. The bride and groom have not told anyone about their wedding except their two best friends (their witnesses). This lovely British couple was getting married in Cambridge Register Office, accompanied by their two friends,...

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Stephens House and Gardens Wedding with Geeky Couple

Stephens House and Gardens Wedding with Geeky Couple

Nothing better than having your another half with similar interest. This lovely couple shares their love of video games and board games. Life could never be bored! https://vimeo.com/733083148 We have provided wedding photography, videography and bridal hair &...

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Beddington Park Engagement Shoot

Beddington Park Engagement Shoot

It is not hard to notice if a couple is deeply in love or not. Their body language tells all. Sometimes, we hold ourselves back because of the lack of confidence in front of camera. But this couple just doesn't care the camera much and be themselves. Just like their...

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Marrying a Sweetheart

Marrying a Sweetheart

We provided wedding photography service to this beautiful Filipino bride and British groom this Spring in Hillingdon Register Office, Uxbridge, West London. We also provided an engagement photography service to this sweet couple just a couple of month ago before their...

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A Warm Winter Wedding

A Warm Winter Wedding

We have provided wedding photography and videography service to the friendly and intimate British bride & groom with their little angels in Teddington, South-West London during Christmas Eve period in last December. https://vimeo.com/684149488 This wedding was our...

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Oval Church Wedding

Oval Church Wedding

https://vimeo.com/622000132 Classic European Wedding Beautiful and friendly British-Portuguese bride and groom with their 3-year-old son on the wedding day in Vauxhall and Bromley, London. We have done their wedding photography and videography service not long ago...

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Mix cultural wedding in Botley Hill Barn

Mix cultural wedding in Botley Hill Barn

Indian & British Wedding We have provided wedding photography service to this beautiful British Indian bride and White British groom on their wedding day in Surrey, South East England. The entrance of the Bride Traditional ceremony with translation This wedding...

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Wedding Blessing during Covid-19 Pandemic

Wedding Blessing during Covid-19 Pandemic

https://vimeo.com/475332238 This is one of our weddings we have done during coronavirus pandemic. We have provided wedding photography and videography service to these lovely, energetic young couple in Southend Wedding Hall, East Ham, London. Every love story is...

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Watch Your Memory With Our New Album

Watch Your Memory With Our New Album

We have just made an album with digital video screen box for a couple just got married last year autumn. We went through the material choices with the couple. The bride chose a classic red for the album and box cover. We think it would be nice to open a bottle of red...

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10 Spots Perfect For London Elopements in 2024

10 Spots Perfect For London Elopements in 2024

Elopement sounds like an old term. In 2020, it means smaller intimate weddings. You don't have to hide it from parents, afraid that you will get disapproval. (Unless you are a celebrity who wants some privacy?) And the best thing, yes, it is Covid-proof! Most people...

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Elopements | Intimate Weddings | Multi-days Celebrations

Elopements | Intimate Weddings | Multi-days Celebrations

The Pandemic has brought a lot of chaos as well as a chance to reflect for us all. For weddings, many couples had to postpone their big days because of lockdown or closure of the venues, however, nothing can stop us love one another. Many couples, after experiencing...

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Is it possible to take bridal portrait at night?

Is it possible to take bridal portrait at night?

The answer is yes, of course! Most of the time brides want bright light with blue sky for the background, but it is not necessary. Depends on the bride’s personality, we can design one of the kind shoot for her. There is another kind of beauty at night. The light and...

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3 Preparations for Weddings Held Right After Lockdown

3 Preparations for Weddings Held Right After Lockdown

We are not sure today when the vaccine is coming out for us, but it seems there will be relaxation for the lockdown. For some reasons, couples may choose to get married right after the lockdown. Maybe it is because baby is on the way, there is no other date the whole...

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Marriage challenges during lockdown

Marriage challenges during lockdown

A sad statistic showed the number of the domestic violence increased during lockdown since couples (and family members) are sticking together a lot more. Tension could be increased and unsolved problems would intensify. No one chose to live with and to love someone...

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Let’s Get Married (When We are Free to Do So)

Let’s Get Married (When We are Free to Do So)

By Tina, lead photographer Recently, I saw a post popped up on my Facebook feed written by my sister who has lost her husband who suffered from brain cancer last year, “Love, in Time”. Somehow we all take it for granted about being loved and be able to love someone...

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How do the grooms see weddings?

How do the grooms see weddings?

We all know that it is a tough difficult time since the world stands still, quite a lot of countries are in lockdown. It affects our lives, economy, businesses, relationship, psychology and communities. For now, we would like to get you all away from this. Let’s...

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Semi Lockdown Announcement

Semi Lockdown Announcement

As Prime Minister has just announced the semi-lockdown measure for confronting the spread of Covid-19, our post on 20/3 is not totally valid now: https://www.thesnapshotcafe.com/staging/social-distancing-not-stopping-us-to-love/, however, we urge all the couples who...

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Social Distancing – Not stopping us to love

Social Distancing – Not stopping us to love

It is now announced we better keep our distance (2 metres) from each other. Church of England restricts wedding party size to 5 people. (Not sure you would invite your original witnesses to come or just ask your photographer and videographer to be witnesses, so that...

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Wedding and Coronavirus

Wedding and Coronavirus

We can never predict what will happen tomorrow. Remember last year, most of the wedding professionals looking forward to 2020 which was predicted a better year for the wedding industry. We did get a raise in booking at the end of 2019 and beginning of 2020 until the...

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American x British Wedding

American x British Wedding

https://vimeo.com/380647926 "I did not think it would come." The bride said. "We have been together 15 years." It is never too late to get married. All you need is The One and you are sure about it. It was a happy day, we have witnessed the bride trying to put the...

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Walsh Wedding with a Fashionable Bride

Walsh Wedding with a Fashionable Bride

https://vimeo.com/380794518 "I was so happy that I have found you!" The bride said on her wedding day when we met her finally in Llandudno, Wales. "I jumped up and down when you said can do my wedding photos! Your works are beautiful!" The bride is a descendent of...

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Windsor Wedding

Windsor Wedding

https://vimeo.com/369157414 "Tina and Edward were brilliant at capturing our wedding day. Before and after the wedding communication was excellent; Tina was always happy to respond to any questions or queries as well as offering her own ideas and suggestions which we...

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Wedding in Oaksfarm, Croydon, South London

Wedding in Oaksfarm, Croydon, South London

https://vimeo.com/385864248 We have attended the white wedding of this Indian bride and Portuguese groom in Oaksfarm, Croydon. Oaksfarm looks like a place outside London with a barn looking ceremony room. It did not take us long to travel from studio to this lovely...

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Father and Husband

Father and Husband

Marriage starts from looking for love and happiness of your life. A man comes and steals your heart. He loves you so much that you fall in love with him again and again in every moment. You start to imagine how life would be after marrying this person you love. Plan...

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5 Creative Ways to Propose

5 Creative Ways to Propose

Asking your significant other for their hand in marriage is one of the most nerve wracking and overwhelming experiences of your life. This is likely due to the fact that you want the moment to be absolutely perfect for both of you. Trying to be romantic, creative and...

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The Day Brighton Shone Bright

The Day Brighton Shone Bright

When you meet a couple with such a passionate love for racing then you know you are in for a ride. And what a lovely ride it’s been! When planning an engagement session we aim to combine the couple's personalities with the magnificent and meaningful location,...

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Tyla and Mike London Engagement Shoot

Tyla and Mike London Engagement Shoot

We met Tyla and Mike in The National Wedding Show and we had this lovely engagement shoot in the summer. We took these photos around Tower Bridge and St. Dunstan in the East and we tried to achieve the sweet and soft look for this couple. Although it was just a 2-hour...

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Farm Wedding In River Cottage HQ

Farm Wedding In River Cottage HQ

Katharine and Matt Wedding Highlight Video from TheSnapshotCafe on Vimeo. We were excited to go to River Cottage HQ for a Western Wedding referred by a previous client. We got to know the family before in the previous wedding and it is our privilege to take wedding...

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Millennials’ Unique Approach to Weddings

Millennials’ Unique Approach to Weddings

Millennials have grown up in a dramatically different world than the previous generations. They bring forth their distinctive notions about love, romance and marriage. The wedding industry has always been rooted in tradition, but the millennial tide is poised to...

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Most Popular Wedding Trends

Most Popular Wedding Trends

Another year on the horizon means a new collection of wedding trends to get excited! While you’ll want to stick to many of the classic traditions that come with getting hitched, some of these wedding trends will make your special day unique and different from any...

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Wedding Timeline For The Groom

Wedding Timeline For The Groom

Planning a wedding can be really stressful, after months (or sometimes years) of planning, it can be hard to keep track of everything you need to accomplish in a timely manner. As the groom, you want to offer as much support to your fiancé as possible, especially if...

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Wedding Party Gift Guide

Wedding Party Gift Guide

When it comes to thanking those who helped make your dream wedding come to life, no one deserves a more heartfelt gift than the special people in your wedding party. After all, your wedding party is made up of your best friends and most trusted family members and it...

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Writing The Perfect Thank You Card For Your Wedding

Writing The Perfect Thank You Card For Your Wedding

If you’re like many couples, the people who came, contributed and celebrated with you helped make your wedding day unforgettable. That’s exactly why honouring their involvement with personalized thank you cards is important. Writing thank you notes is more than a...

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10 Winning Bridal Photography Trends This Year

10 Winning Bridal Photography Trends This Year

A wedding is a day to remember, and preserving those magical memories is a high priority. Traditionally, photographers spend an hour or two getting group photos, which means less time to enjoy the reception. This can be extremely disappointing, especially since many...

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7 Tips for Making Holiday Plans in Malaysia as a Couple

7 Tips for Making Holiday Plans in Malaysia as a Couple

Malaysia is home to every versatile tourist. With a number of pristine beaches, marvelous hiking destinations, diverse wildlife, colonial and modern architecture, along with a rich and sundry culture, Malaysia definitely offers a pinch of beauty to every unique and...

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Important Questions to Ask Your Wedding Planner

Important Questions to Ask Your Wedding Planner

A wedding planner can be the key to the single most incredible day of your life – but make the wrong choice and you could be inviting chaos and disappointment instead of joy. Whether you’re making an initial shortlist, or doing a final narrow-down to find the person...

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Wedding day service instant quote

Wedding day service instant quote

Congratulations on the milestone you have reached in your love life. It deserves the celebration you have dreamed of. But what it takes to record the once in a lifetime experience. Want to know how much you need to invest in your wedding imagery collection? Find out...

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Wedding Guest Style Guide

Wedding Guest Style Guide

Alright, guys, summertime is here and that means many different activities. For some of us, it’s time to throw some hot dogs on the grill, crack open a couple of cold ones, and have friends and family over for a good old-fashioned cookout. For others, the summertime...

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Things All Brides Should Do the Week of Their Wedding

Things All Brides Should Do the Week of Their Wedding

Only someone who’s never been through the process would think that organising a wedding is something that can be done fast. In reality, most weddings take months, or even years to plan. From booking the venue on the perfect day to having time to prepare the perfect...

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Love Story Competition 2018

Love Story Competition 2018

Submit your love story to win FREE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY! (WORTH £1800) Submit your love story (300-500 words) to info@thesnapshotcafe.com by 13th December, 2017 and win free wedding day photography service. Winner will be announced on thesnapshotcafe.com and The...

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Brilliant Real Wedding Ideas to Steal

Brilliant Real Wedding Ideas to Steal

The best weddings aren’t necessarily the most expensive ones. It’s those that manage to capture the right atmosphere, and celebrate a strong bond of love and commitment. You don’t need to worry about every tiny detail to have a beautiful wedding, all you need is the...

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Strike a Paws – Pets at Your Wedding

Strike a Paws – Pets at Your Wedding

There’s something that all those millions of couples who get married each year wish. They all want to have those they love the most present on the day, so that they can share their happiness with all of them. Yes, we are talking about family and friends, but does the...

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Your Guide to Perfect Wedding Catering

Your Guide to Perfect Wedding Catering

So many details to plan out, and so many different people to please! A spotless wedding needs an expert hand here and there, and catering is no different, but you can give it your personal touch by working with your caterers to keep the menus friendly for a broad...

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How to Decorate a Wedding Car with Ribbon

How to Decorate a Wedding Car with Ribbon

Decorating the bride and groom’s getaway car is a fun and cherished tradition, and using your imagination, you can go beyond “Just Married” in soap letters on the rear window. Ribbons of different shapes, sizes, and colors will add a cheerful tone and make everyone...

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Get Inspired by These Over-the-Top Wedding Ideas

Get Inspired by These Over-the-Top Wedding Ideas

Your wedding day is finally set and you want to make it perfect. Are we right? Of course, we are. There is hardly anyone who hasn’t once dreamt about their big day at least, so, once it comes, it’s perfectly normal that you want it to be unique and memorable. This is...

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10 Things You Must Know When Planning Destination Wedding

10 Things You Must Know When Planning Destination Wedding

Today’s couples are choosing a destination wedding in lieu of the traditional church wedding. Who wouldn’t want to get married with the French Alps, a beautiful Caribbean beach, or the Grand Canyon as the backdrop?  Before you book your travel itinerary, there are...

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Retro Wedding Tips: Master the Art of Vintage

Retro Wedding Tips: Master the Art of Vintage

If a retro wedding is exactly what you want for your big day, but you’re not quite sure how to plan it properly, you’re at the right place! Mastering the art of vintage is not as difficult as it seems – stay with us and do it like a pro with the help of three useful...

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Ten Tips to Save Money on Wedding Gifts

Ten Tips to Save Money on Wedding Gifts

"I think a lot of people get so obsessed withe the wedding and the expense of the wedding that they miss out on what the real purpose is. It's not about a production number, it's about a meaningful moment between two people that's witnessed by people that they...

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What Engagement Ring Matches your Personality

What Engagement Ring Matches your Personality

Engagement rings are probably the most personal and special things a woman will ever receive. She will, after all, intend to wear it every day for the rest of her life! To know which ring is perfect for a certain woman, it’s so important that her personality and...

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What to Do Before Your Wedding Day

What to Do Before Your Wedding Day

"Many people spend more time planning the wedding than they do planning the marriage" -Unknown So in approximately twenty-four hours, you are set to tie the knot. You have everything prepared from the manicure and pedicure session you had earlier that afternoon down...

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How to choose engagement ring ?

How to choose engagement ring ?

Buying an engagement ring for your special occasion can be quite challenging. If you are planning to propose to your girlfriend, finding the best possible engagement ring should be your top priority. Your engagement ring will be one of the most expensive purchases you...

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Dreamy Runway Looks Every Bride Wants to Copy

Dreamy Runway Looks Every Bride Wants to Copy

Hi all, thanks for your support in 2021 ! The Snapshot Cafe would love to provide our blog readers with a chance to win a bridal portrait session! To enter, simply choose a bridal look below, try it yourself and post the photo on Instagram. Don't forget to hashtag (...

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Love story competition (2016 winner)

Love story competition (2016 winner)

Amy and Matthew are both nice to work with. We are glad to learn their sweet love story! On their wedding day, we were moved by their bonding with each other as well as their supportive family and friends.Love story competition is now open again until 31/1/2017....

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Love Story Competition 2017

Love Story Competition 2017

Submit your love story to win FREE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY! (WORTH £1800) Submit your love story (300-500 words) to info@thesnapshotcafe.com by 31st Jan, 2017 and win free wedding day photography service. Winner will be announced on thesnapshotcafe.com and The Snapshot...

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Richmond Park Engagement Photo Shoot (Blog Review)

Richmond Park Engagement Photo Shoot (Blog Review)

We are so happy to get kind words from our couple. 'Tina and Edward were so lovely and guided use on how to pose and where to stand to make sure we had the perfect photographs. They also made us feel real comfortable and at points we forgot that they were taking...

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New Twists on the Bridal Details

New Twists on the Bridal Details

Every bride to be wants to look amazing on the happiest day of her life. Months of preparations and planning may be exhausting, but at the end – it’s all worth it. If you’re also heading to the altar, then you probably know what we’re talking about. The right wedding...

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Find your own unique wedding style

Find your own unique wedding style

An overwhelming wish to get creative when your own wedding is concerned can sometimes move you further away from your perfect wedding style. Thanks to so many wonderful wedding pictures and inspirational posts, one couldn’t help but feel like incorporating everything...

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Destination Wedding Photography and Videography Service

Destination Wedding Photography and Videography Service

If you’ve chosen to have a destination wedding, you’re probably equal parts extremely excited and super stressed. Planning all the details of a wedding is complicated enough; adding in hotel arrangements, working with vendors in other parts of the world, and the...

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How to Add Indian Accents to Gorgeous Bridal Gowns

How to Add Indian Accents to Gorgeous Bridal Gowns

Fusion wear always defines innovative and intriguing styles emerging from distinct fashion cultures. Of lately, Indian ethnic couture has largely evolved with westernised styles impacting its silhouettes, especially in the context of bridal fashion. Indian weddings...

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Wedding Fashion Mistakes that Grooms should Avoid

Wedding Fashion Mistakes that Grooms should Avoid

While brides are usually aware of the important role that accessories play in their look, some grooms may not know the impact of various fashion choices. A tie, for example, can make or break the groom’s look. Wearing the right garments and accessories ensures that...

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Top 7 Venues in London to Host Your Wedding Reception

Top 7 Venues in London to Host Your Wedding Reception

London has some of the best wedding reception venues available in Europe. Here are seven venues that are inspirational environments for your special day. Each of these venues offer something a little different, something a little magical that will produce stunning...

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