Hello

I'm Matt, family man first, photographer second and one of the greatest things about being me is that I get to take photos of my family!

I truly love capturing the moments of today that will wow your heart tomorrow. 

I will guide you through your wedding day, putting you at ease, take photos of you and your children at the local park whilst having the most amazing fun. What ever you want to capture, I will do it with you and guarantee a smile on your face.

 

Wedding photography doesn't have to be expensive!

July 10, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Wedding photography. It can be so expensive. Sometimes you don't get a lot for the money you pay. Quite often you don't even get the photos (what's that about?). But it doesn't have to be expensive! Let me show you my three packages that have been designed to suit most people. (Remember, you can build your own for a more bespoke service)....
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Top 10 tips for shopping for your wedding dress

July 05, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I am really lucky to meet so many different people as a wedding photographer, hair stylists, make up and nail technicians, caterers, venue staff, you name the trade, they’re there. But the one I NEVER get to meet is the owner of the shop that provides the dress. So I got hunting for the best wedding dress suppliers in the west midlands and came acr...
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Family photo shoot at Northycote Farm, Wolverhampton

July 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I looked at the weather app on my phone on Thursday last week and thought about the photo shoot I had booked that weekend with my new customers Jay, Stu and Elvie. "Damn, it's gonna piddle down" I thought. Before I had chance to even think about considering to rearrange, Jay was clearly thinking the same thing and messaged me suggesting we should...
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Julia and Chris' wedding in Codsall, Staffordshire

June 26, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
A couple of weekends ago I was at St Nicholas Church in Codsall, Nr Wolverhampton, Staffordshire shooting the wedding of Julia and Chris. The weather was gorgeous! I started the day at Julia's mums house where the bridal party were getting ready for the days antics. Champagne was flowing and the girls were giggling, it was a lovely morning and I wa...
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Melissa and Gareth's engagement shoot in Elmdon Park, Solihull

June 25, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This weekend was fun! I took a trip over to Solihull on Saturday to meet two new customers, Gareth and Melissa. Melissa had entered a competition I was holding for winning your wedding photography for next year but thought it was for this year. When I contacted her and told her, she replied with this brilliant poem: "We're marrying September sixtee...
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Enjoying the bank holiday sun

May 31, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I just wanted to share some pictures from my bank holiday weekend. The sun was out, the family came round, the bbq was lit and (for some) the wine and beer was flowing. Surely this is what bank holidays are for?
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My cheeky visit to London town

May 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This weekend I had the opportunity to do nothing. Complete nothingness. Some would say that would be bliss. Not me. I can't have nothing to do. So I thought I'd travel down to the big smoke and do what I love! Take pictures. Street photography is something I'm not too familiar with. I have seen some amazing street photos, one of my favourite site...
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Top Tips for your wedding day!

May 12, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
The most important day of your life is round the corner and your stressing big time! Well, make a cuppa, put your feet up and read the rest of this post and take on board some of these great tips I have picked up since being a wedding a photographer. Find someone you trust to steal all the photos from your guests Yes you may have booked Matthew Sm...
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Surprise 40th birthday party in Hopwas, Tamworth

May 08, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Last night was a fab night! I had the pleasure of shooting a surprise 40th birthday party at the social club in Hopwas, Tamworth. Lindsey had no idea that about 80 people were waiting in the club, all quietly waiting for her to walk in to what she thought was a night with a couple of friends! Here are a few of the photos of the evening, also take...
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Chris and Rose’s wedding in the picturesque Onibury, Shropshire.

May 02, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I recently shot a wedding ceremony in the beautiful location of Onibury, Shropshire. The church was stunning, the weather was great and the day was brilliant! The couple, Chris and Rose, had a very traditional tea party for their wedding breakfast, which was great! I even had a cheeky sandwich and cuppa myself:) Here are a few of the photos f...
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Engagement shoot in the gorgeous Earlswood, Solihull (Bluebell woods)

April 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This weekend I had the privilege of taking some beautiful photos of the gorgeous Julia and her equally as handsome chap Chris at their engagement shoot. We met in the Bluebell woods, near Solihull. We were all unsure of wether to meet in the morning, mid day or in the evening as the weather just didn't seem to know what it was doing. We agreed tha...
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Melissa and Matthew’s wedding at Hadley Park Hotel, Telford, Shropshire.

April 01, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This weekend I shot a lovely wedding at Hadley Park Hotel, Telford. Matt and Mels families were really lovely, they were so nice to work with! I really enjoyed the day, it was perfect! Matt got a little worried as Mel was a tad late to walk down the aisle, but once their little girl lead the wedding party everything just fell into place! The...
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10 things you won't know about Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

March 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Whose totally stoked for seeing Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice? I know I am, but here's a few things you may not know... 1. Ben Affleck asked Christian Bale for any advice he could give about playing Batman. Bale told him to "make sure you can piss in that suit." The two men met quite by accident in a costume shop. They were both bu...
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Rose and Chris's engagement shoot in Ironbridge, Telford

March 19, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This weekend saw me taking photos of a lovely young couple for an engagement shoot prior to their wedding in the picturesque surroundings of Ironbridge, Telford. We had to walk to find somewhere quiet as we didn't know, until we got there, there was a marathon being held! There was people lining the streets, motorbikes and scooters were cruising b...
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Oldbury Air Cadet’s 888 Squadron 30th anniversary dinner

March 17, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This weekend was a little different as it saw me shooting an anniversary dinner, celebrating the 30th year for the Oldbury Air Cadet's. Taking formal photo's and relaxed ones too, the event was brilliant! There were about 160 cadets, family members and officers attending, making a very fun event, plenty of laughs, proud moments and a little nost...
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