Orchardleigh - a gorgeous wedding venue near Frome profiled by a Somerset photographer

May 13, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Hidden away a couple of miles north of Frome is Orchardleigh Estate, with an amazing array of facilities including a church on an island, a helipad, a golf course and the stunning Orchardleigh House, built in the 1850's, and now used as a wedding venue for hire. Orchardleigh House, Frome, viewed from the south east. Picture by Beata Cosgrove Photo...
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An intimate wedding at the Temple of Minerva in Bath

November 24, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
While 2020 has seen many weddings and events postponed until after Coronavirus restrictions have been lifted, some couples have gone ahead and tied the knot under very different circumstances from how they initially planned their wedding to be. The good news is that with appropriate social distancing measures in place, weddings have been permitted...
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Wedding venue photographed by Beata Cosgrove Photography

January 28, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Just outside Corsham (between Bath and Chippenham) is Hartham Park, a fine Georgian structure which is now an event and wedding venue. Picture taken by Beata Cosgrove Photography It's set in acres of glorious parkland, and is a fine example of an English stately home. Picture taken by Beata Cosgrove Photography The beautifully manicured g...
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Using props to enhance portrait photography

October 06, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
When I am taking someone's portrait, one of the first things I need to do is put the subject at ease, A great way to do this is through the use of props. A prop is essentially anything that appears in a portrait alongside the human subject, and a whole range of things can be used as props, as you'll see in this blog post. A carefully chosen prop ca...
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Enhancing portrait photographs with coloured background papers

March 21, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Most of us live and work in spaces which are full of stuff - homes have radiators, windows, bookshelves and so on, while our workspaces are full of desks, windows, files, photocopiers and the like. While all of these things are invaluable in their own way, none of them is likely to enhance a photo in which they feature. It's for this reason that p...
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