Caroline’s family had organised this party and dinner at London’s Savoy Hotel for her 50th birthday, and it was a hit – I love surprise birthday parties! Nobody has actually ever organised one for me (hint hint, Hollie) but they’re great fun to photograph for other people. There’s a sense of mischievous glee amongst the invitees before the guest of honour arrives, a kind of unspoken bonding that we’re all here for a special, secret reason. As the stranger in the room with the camera I feel that bit more part of the party when it’s a surprise. And then there’s the wonderful expression on their face when they arrive, of course!

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A bit about me

I'm originally from Glasgow, and I’ve been a documentary-style London event photographer since 2007. You'll always be able to get me chatting about time travel movies, Alan Partridge, homemade bread, and craft beer...

My event photography

I think the best event photos are about the people and the atmosphere. I'll fit in around you to capture it all just the way it happened with stylish, reportage photography, so you can forget about me and enjoy the party.

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If you want to check availability for your date you can get in touch by email any time and it goes straight to my personal inbox. Just visit my Contact page to say hello, and I'll get back to you in two shakes of a lamb's tail.

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