Last week, on what felt like a beautiful spring morning - we had the pleasure of catching up with the lovely Sarah and Joe at Beacon Hill for their engagement shoot.Read more
From personal experience, using words or phrases like “relax” or “try to look natural” can actually have a boomerang effect and make your couple feel more self conscious.Read more
How would you feel if the first time your groom saw The Dress was in a post to Facebook that the bridesmaid had taken of you getting ready forgetting that he might be checking his phoneRead more
Our company operates www.charnwoodweddings.com. We, Julie Grant & Pete Fothergill trade as "Charnwood Weddings" and we are the data controllers for this business. This page informs you of my policies regarding the collection, use and Disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of our site, Facebook page and Instagram pages. This information may also be provided by you to us via email or over the phone.
Information Collection and Use
During our communications, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable ("Personal Information") includes your name, address, names and relationships of family members that you would like us to photograph, names and ages of your children and any key guests at your wedding. In order that we may conduct business with you we will also require a contact telephone number, email address, information regarding how you came to find us, details of any other clients that you may have referred to us and we will of course, hold photographs of you and those present at your wedding.
This Personal Information will be used to help us to provide the best service possible to you and in doing so, we may be required to share this information with our suppliers and Bank.
An important part of growing our business comes from being able to share past work that we have completed. This means that with your prior consent, we may share your photographs (and names) on the following: Our website, Blog, Facebook page, Instagram Page, The Guild's membership page. We may also have your images within our sample products used during viewing sessions.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser send whenever you visit my site (“Log Data’).
This log data may include information such as your computer’s internal protocol (“IP”), address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use other 3rd party services such as google analytics that collect, moniter and analyse this.
With your prior consent, we may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of my site.
The security of your personal information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee it’s absolute security.
The Personal Information that is held by us physically is held securely (locked cupboard) and is password protected.
We hold your personal information indefinitely, this is because you may wish to use our services in the future at different times during your life and you may experience loss of your images due to an incident outside of your control such as computer breakdown , fire or flood. By holding the images we can re-supply them to you (subject to retrieval costs applicable at the time). You can request that your Personal Information is deleted from our records (including photographs) at any time in writing.
Subject Access Request
You may, at any time request information of all data held by Charnwood Weddings about you. This information will be provided to you within one calendar month of your request. If requests are made by you regularly or are deemed excessive, a charge may be applied.
If you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data, you are able to raise your concern with the ICO (Information Comissioner's Office).
To pose or not to pose, that is that question? Well, this is really for you to decide. I'm sure you've seen many beautiful wedding images where you've said - "I want some beautiful natural images like that for my wedding" or "I love that idea and I'd like to try something creative like this".Read more
So, as promised, this is a little bit of insight into photographing group shots at weddings...Read more
"it takes two to tango" - this is also true with photography. We like to feel chemistry with everyone we work with to ensure we get the best out of each other.Read more
In a world where we all like to pout for a selfie (don't we all?), this got us thinking back to our college days, when we had to pose for each other as models and how we felt in that situation.Read more