Ben and Holly’s (yes, we know!) magical Birmingham winter wedding at Edgbaston Park Hotel

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Forget Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom, we give your Ben and Holly's magical wedding day! Read More…

Digbeth is downright perfect for a pre-wedding shoot!

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We must have convinced you by now, but just in case you need further proof that Digbeth is perfect for a pre-wedding photo shoot; we give you exhibit D: Steph and Chris' urban pre-shoot. Read More…

The Dignums do Seville on a Photo Weekender Street Photography trip!

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We want to share with you something a bit different here: the story of our Photoweekender adventure in Spain last month! Photo of us by Angela Ward Brown. Read More…

A mother and daughter laugh-a-minute portrait shoot in Himley Hall Park

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A special thank you family photo shoot for a special mother and daughter. Janet and Sophie, two of The Dignum's biggest fans. Read More…

A skull suit and gothic Lolita dress, partnered with a church ceremony and memorial hall reception in Martly, Worcestershire.

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The timing of Hannah and Paul’s preview blog post couldn’t be better. Toby and I spent last weekend at The Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza meeting lots of couples, and catching up with tonnes of great wedding suppliers. The Autumn 2018 E.W.E. show is where we originally met Hannah.
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Something To Look Forward To charity family photo shoot

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This is a special blog post to spread the word of a wonderful charity and share the story of a lovely lady and her little family. Read More…

Unicorn wellies, rainbow jumpers, and autumn leaves on a family photo shoot

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Half term means family portrait shoot time, especially October half term with autumn sunshine and a carpet of golden leaves. Read More…

A doughnuts and dancing wedding day at Curradine Barns, Worcestershire

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Donuts and dancing! What more could you possibly want on a wedding day? Read More…

A happy first wedding anniversary at Hundred House Hotel, Shropshire

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Today on our blog we want to share Kate and Ollie's wedding day, from exactly a year ago today. It's a special first anniversary blog post! Read More…

A magical fantasy Tolkien / Halloween / medieval / video game-inspired wedding, have I missed anything?*

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We knew we were going to be in for a treat of a day with loads of cool surprises at Tatjana and Martin’s wedding. Read More…

Superb sandstone church and rustic barn autumn wedding at St.Mary’s Church, Enville and The Bridal Barn, Shropshire

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It's preview time!!! Come and take a look at April and Brook's superb church ceremony and barn reception. Read More…

A family filled and heartfelt wedding day at Hogarths Stone Manor, Kidderminster


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Today is a very special day for a rather special couple. October 6th 2019 marks the very first wedding anniversary of Sophie and Jon. Read More…

Sunny morning pre-wedding engagement shoot Lightwoods Park and House, Birmingham

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As long as Ben doesn’t shout out “I’m an ELF!” during his and Holly’s ceremony, we’ll be fine. Read More…

Amazing church and marquee relaxed wedding day at St Mary and St Chad’s in Brewood

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How does a year go so quickly? It's Laura and Jason's wedding day to celebrate their very first wedding anniversary! Read More…

Chihuahua! Chihuahua! Chihuahua! Pre-wedding photo shoot in Martley, Worcestershire

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Spectacular outdoor woodland wedding and celebrations at The Cowshed at Woodhall Farm

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What an amazing, fun, beautiful, sunny day! Thank you, Amy and Joe, for making us part of it. Here’s a little selection from your pictures! Read More…

Early summer stroll pre-wedding shoot in Baggeridge Country Park

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It’ll very soon be time for this lovely couple, Tatjana and Martin, to get married! So, before we get to share the fun of their wedding day with you in the form of their sneak preview, let’s take a look at their super-sunny, super smiley pre-shoot earlier this year. Read More…

Dogs and daffodils on a springtime pre-wedding shoot at Himley Hall Park

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Katie and Alex's wedding day is fast approaching, so we thought it would be the perfect time to share their pre-wedding shoot with you. Full disclosure, it's a 50/50 split with Kevin their dog! Read More…

An outside ceremony and terrific Tipi wedding at Claverley Farm, Staffordshire

the-dignums-wedding-photography-claverly-farm-events-tipi-steph-bec-coverRolling around in the grass, giant Jenga, tents, tipis, “Wedfest” wristbands, LED light shows, handmade decorations, and saying “I do” in the sunshine. Read More…

A D.I.Y. and D.I.Y.W. (do it your way) wedding day at Shropshire Register Office and Bayston Hill

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A literary and lively medieval moated manor wedding at Birtsmorton Court, Worcestershire

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Dudley’s historic Register Office ceremony, and a fun-packed family marquee wedding reception at Himley Hall Park

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Dodging the rain clouds and discovering Grandma's Island on a pre-wedding shoot at The Cowshed at Woodhall Farm

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A east London wedding in Hackney Town Hall council chamber, and a reception by the Thames at The Gun, Coldharbour

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We met Sonia and her bridesmaids-to-be at the Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza in Birmingham. Sonia was planning her London wedding at Hackney Town Hall and The Gun Docklands. Read More…

A totally rockin' (smash your cake with an axe) country house wedding day at Gorcott Hall, Warwickshire

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The Reynolds family have this DIY wedding thing totally sorted; wedding dress and bridesmaids outfits made by the bride herself, flowers by mum, and cake by bro. Oh yeah, and they totally smashed their wedding cake with an AXE! Read More…

An summer outdoor wedding ceremony, with surprise mealtime antics at the Mill Barns, Shropshire

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We've got another great Mill Barns wedding for you in today's post. James and Paul had an outdoor ceremony, our first at the venue! Read More…

Super fun and relaxed wedding day, with awesome dancefloor antics at The Mill Barns, Shropshire

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If you asked us to name one of our favourite weddings from last year, Heather and John's day at the Mill Barns would easily be up there in the top five for 2018. Read More…

Relaxed and fun twins family photo shoot in Himley Hall Park, Staffordshire

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Look how they've grown! I was invited to photograph Finn and Ollie to mark their fifth birthday. Read More…

A riverside wander pre-wedding photo shoot, along the Severn river in Ironbridge

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Seeking the shade on a warm Shropshire summer’s day riverside pre-wedding shoot.
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A forest-walking tree-climbing car-pushing pre-wedding shoot at the Lickey Hills, Birmingham

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Half men, half squirrel, the award for the most playful pre-wedding shoot this year goes to *drum roll* JAMES AND PAUL! WOO! Read More…

A church ceremony at St. Nicholas Church and fun vintage games in Codsall Village, Staffordshire

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A walk in the woods with the family pooches! A pre-wedding shoot at Kinver Edge, in Staffordshire

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If you bring your dogs along to your pre-wedding shoot, then there’s a strong chance I’ll get totally distracted and mainly take photos of the pooches. Read More…

A summer stroll pre-wedding shoot, with kissing gates and inappropriate tree carvings at Himley Hall Park

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"Is that a willy carved into that tree?" "Why yes it is madame!" Just normal pre-wedding shoot conversation for The Dignums. Read More…

An autumn leaf filled fun family portrait shoot in Walsall Arboretum

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An English summer Midlands mansion wedding at Castle Bromwich Hall, Birmingham

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Castle Bromwich Hall is a stunning Jacobean mansion hidden away at the edge of Solihull in Birmingham. Jacobean doesn’t mean that cream crackers are made there. Read More…

Rainbow, unicorn, flamingo, and pineapple-themed wedding at Fazeley Studios, Birmingham

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Yep, you read that right. Rainbows. Flamingoes. Pineapples. Unicorns. And that, it turned out was just for starters. Read More…

Country house pre-wedding engagement shoot at Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel & Spa

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Walton Hall is a 16th century country mansion that makes your jaw drop as you catch sight of it after driving up the extra-long drive. Read More…

Pre-wedding engagement shoot with a game of thumb wars at Himley Hall Park, Dudley

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We met up with Beth and Shel recently to talk through their plans for their wedding day, over one coffee, and three teas. Read More…

A wedding day table tennis match and photos in the greenhouse at Redhouse Barn, Worcestershire

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If it’s true that positive attitudes and smiles can make the sun come out, that’s definitely what happened at Sarah and Dan’s Worcestershire wedding. Read More…

Top 10 reasons to book The Dignums to photograph your wedding day!

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We've put together our very own Top Ten list! They are all reasons why you should book us for your wedding day, and how we can help make your day awesome. Read More…

Robot dancing pre-wedding engagement shoot in Digbeth, Birmingham

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Heather and John booked us for their wedding day, before their venue had even been built! Something else that took place prior to their marriage celebrations was their urban pre-wedding shoot in Digbeth. Read More…

Sparkly shoes, spotty slippers, a pink Cadillac, and a chocolate Labrador escort wedding at Hadley Park House Hotel, Telford, Shropshire.

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Us two Dignums love a fun wedding day, with all its energy, enjoyment, and entertainment. We also love pets, and, as it has been pointed out before, we do have a bit of a thing for shoes! Read More…

A family photoshoot with three lovely ladies in Victoria Park, Stafford

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Hi folks, Phil here for today’s blog post. It’s all about three generations of lovely ladies, together for a family portrait shoot in the sunshine. Read More…

Relaxed and leafy arboretum pre-wedding engagment shoot in Walsall Arboretum

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On this blog we wanted to share Georgina and Alain’s relaxed and leafy pre-wedding shoot, and use it as a chance to chat about how we’re there to help you get the most out of your photographs and the opportunity to practice. Read More…

Botanical themed wedding day, with an outdoor reception, and two ENORMOUS LIONS at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Phil and I love shooting weddings at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, particularly in the summer. Read More…

Country House wedding with lawn games, smoke bombs and runaway golf carts at Nailcote Hall

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Woodland pre-wedding stroll with plenty of sunshine, bluebells, and a chocolate labrador too

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Apparently research has proven that couples that laugh together are in it for the long haul. It's certainly true for Grace and Paul. Read More…

A church wedding ceremony, and magic filled reception at The Park House Hotel, Shifnal

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St Bartholomew’s church in Penn, Wolverhampton was the setting for Sam and Andy’s spring wedding ceremony last May. Read More…

Giggle filled sunny pre-wedding shoot at St. Nicholas Church, Codsall

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If I had to describe this shoot in a single word, it would be ‘giggly’, and giggles always make for some great photos. Read More…

Stop it, you'll make us blush: Wedding Awards Feedback


We're taking little part in writing this particular blog post, as we're leaving it to our lovely couples to speak for us. Read More…

Phil's birthday personal photography round up


It's my birthday! So what better time to be self indulgent and share a round up of my personal photography? All taken in the last twelve months since my last birthday. Whilst I eat cake, and Toby showers me in gifts, enjoy a few of my favourite personal photos. Read More…

Summer Shropshire wedding at The Mill Barns


It’s a genuine pleasure to bring you some sunshine in the form of some of our favourite photography from Gemma and Chris’s summery wedding last June. Read More…

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