March 2015 Wedding – Rachel and Jon

Just photographed Rachel and Jon’s Wedding at the Haven Hotel in Poole What a great location in the Octagonal Bar, its almost like being on an island as the boats and tides sweep around you Stunning weather for March and great test for maximum shutter speeds with fast lenses Even got a chilly sunset
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Categories: Weddings.

Another Winter Wedding

Luckily this time around the couple live in Canada so the freezing cold weather was not a problem. Luckily also, it was clear and bright on the south coast of the UK during late January. This allowed me to get some nice shots with sunsets over Poole Harbour in Dorset  as  a backdrop, both inside and outside Poole Yacht Club       So with willing wedding guests, quick work and some lovely light, beautiful photos can be obtained in the depths of a bleak,mid winter! Thanks a lot to Hannah and Brad for looking great and not letting the
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Categories: Weddings and Winter Weddings.

Watersports Photography, Windsurfing and Sailing Photography

Like most people my interest in photography started with my hobbies. For 20 years watersports has been my passion, especially windsurfing and sailing and I have done a lot of magazine work especially with the windsurfing press (Boards and Windsurf Magazine)  over the years. Also Brochure work for RS sailing (RS Vision) and lots for Rockley Watersports in France and the UK. See examples here Shooting with a big Canon L series telephoto lenses (the white ones!) usually guarantees that the local hotshots play for the camera, here’ s a few examples. Sailing shots are fun too, but taking pictures
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Categories: Sailing Photography, Watersport, and Windsurfing.

Wedding Shows in Poole and Bournemouth, Dorset

One of the obvious ways in which wedding couples choose their photography (and other) wedding services is the ‘Wedding Show’. Couples will see a variety of service providers and possibly fashion shows etc.  But there are many excellent photographers, florists, limousines drivers, cake makers, dress suppliers etc etc who don’t (or won’t) exhibit at these shows…. WHY? It’s simple – there are a very restricted number of places available and they tend to be taken up very early by repeat exhibitors. Also the costs of exhibiting at such shows is astronomical and of course this is a cost eventually passed
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Categories: Weddings.

Wedding, event, watersports and landscape photography in Dorset

My plan is to produce a blog of interest to couples planning their Wedding Days and to anyone else interested in event and landscape photography in and around Dorset in the UK.  I’ve also got stacks of windsurfing (here) images from the UK and beyond Having lived in Poole for 20 years and taken hundreds of thousands of photos I’d love to share my knowledge and inspirations from a professional photographers point of view. Lots of my photos are at www.rogerturner.co.uk   I’m really happy to talk about cameras (especially Canon DSLRs) and photographic techniques.
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Categories: Watersport and Weddings.