South west wedding awards finalist 2016 finalist 1 paul keppel photography

South West Wedding Awards Finalist 2016

Amazing, amazing, amazing, once again thank you to all my bride & grooms who voted for me to become a South West Wedding Awards Finalist 2016. Over the last year I've really upped my game in both reportage and getting creative with lighting techinques to enchance my pictures, plus with a brand…


rustic village fete themed wedding 2 Coads green village hall

Village Fete themed wedding in Cornwall

Village fete themed weddingAfter many emails back and forth I was in the Launceston area and finally met Fran and Phil to talk about their village fete themed wedding at Coads Green Village hall. I knew it was going to be an amazing wedding after hearing the little touches that they had to pull…


Wedding at the Alverton Hotel 1

Wedding at the Alverton Hotel

Wedding at the Alverton HotelThis was the third wedding at the Alverton Hotel in 3 weeks! I was really looking forward to it after hearing Rob & Sarah’s ideas. The Alverton Hotel is a great place for a wedding and I absolutely love shooting weddings there. My day started just at the tail end…


Recommended wedding photographer at Trevenna barns

Trevenna barns Wedding photographer

Trevenna barns wedding photographerAs I am a recommended photographer for Trevenna Barns it means I get to shoot lots of weddings at an amazing location. This time I had the pleasure of photographing Callum and Chloë’s wedding. It was actually a really nice change to photograph the bridal prep in…


carbis bay beach wedding photographs

Wedding at the Carbis Bay Hotel

Wedding at the Carbis bay hotel This is my second wedding at the Carbis Bay Hotel and it did not disappoint! Weddings in St Ives have to be up there in my favourite locations to shoot, the beaches are truly breathtaking with amazing light. So when Steve and Jess asked me to photograph their wedding…


wedding photographs at gwithian beach in Cornwall

Merchants Manor wedding

Merchants Manor WeddingI met Matt and Vicky at the Merchants Manor to talk through their wedding. After speaking with them it sounded amazing as it was going to be a Samoan themed wedding. On the wedding morning I met Vicky at her parents’ house for the bridal preparations. All the girls were…


wedding at the Rose in Vale Country house hotel

Wedding at the Rose in Vale Hotel | David & Gemma

Wedding at the Rose in Vale Hotel in Mithian | David & GemmaWedding at the Rose in Vale – I met David & Gemma and Gemma’s parents at the Rose in Vale a few weeks before the wedding as they live in London. We walked around the grounds talking about photographs and timings etc and I noticed…


greenbank hotel wedding

Carl & Kate's wedding at The Greenbank Hotel

Wedding at the Greenbank Hotel This was my third wedding at The Greenbank Hotel in three weeks and it was amazing how differently each bride’s vision of their own wedding was. Soon enough it was time for the ceremony in the Riverbank suite which has breath-taking views over Flushing and the…


Wedding ring tutorial using a piano top

Keppelling wedding ring method

Keppelling wedding ring method I’m going to show you how I get consistent wedding ring photographs using a cheap L.E.D light and a macro lens I’ve put together a little video tutorial after a few people were interested in how I photographed my wedding rings. They are even nick-naming the technique…


wedding photographer finalist at the South West wedding awards 2015 1 Paul Keppel Photography

wedding photographer finalist at the South West wedding awards 2015

wedding photographer finalist at the South West wedding awards 2015Today I received my feedback comments from the bride and grooms that voted in bespoke wedding photographer finalist at the South West wedding awards 2015 which was held a few weeks ago at the Guildhall in Plymouth. All my brides…


Dramatic skies at a St Mawes Castle wedding

Wedding at St Mawes Castle

Wedding at St Mawes Castle Pete and Bec’s wedding at St Mawes Castle started with me at the Idle Rocks hotel, taking some groom preparation photographs of Pete getting ready. Pete is a huge Bmx’er and had some lovely gifts from Bec including a Nixon watch which I was very jealous of, but also a…