Brand Photography in Essex – Family business

Brand photo session for a family run business

A dedicated family-run business. Keeping it in the family David is the plumbing and heating engineer and the face of the company while Lorraine is the voice on the phone and handles the day-to-day running of their company Gas Boiler Services. For Family businesses to have a set of images for their new website and…

What is in my camera bag

Shiralee wearing her Hold Fast Gear

My camera bag has changed a lot this year. This year I decided that I needed to update my camera kit. Being open-minded, I read many reviews covering the makes of cameras that I thought would be ideal for my style and workload. The main runners were of course Nikon as I have used Nikon…

Sprowston Manor, Norfolk Wedding Photographer

Wedding Couple portrait

Family Wedding at Sprowston Manor, Sprowston Manor is nestled in the Norfolk countryside so I travelled to Norfolk the day before the wedding of Hayley and Jason so that I was well rested and ready for the wedding at Sprowston Manor. Hayley and Jason had spent two years planning the small wedding for their family…

Manon and Dan Review

Fun Wedding composite

Manon & Dan were married in a very sweet little Thatched Barn in Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea. They held their reception at their cottage on White Hall Farm, Fobbing where Manon was Yard Manager. Their kind word: We can not thank Shiralee enough for the beautiful shots and of course the fun ones. Dan…

Summer Wedding – Crondon Park Wedding Photographer

Wedding couple portrait

There is something unique about a warm summer wedding. The summer sun beats down, casting a golden glow, and there’s a lightness in the air. It’s the perfect setting for a wedding. Especially one that’s held in a beautiful rural Essex barn, with all of the couple’s family and friends gathered around them. You can’t…

An Intimate Wedding

Langtons House Wedding

A small intimate wedding with lots of happy tears. Picture this: An intimate wedding with lots of laughs, some happy tears, and plenty of dancing. The bride and groom are surrounded by their closest friends and family, celebrating their love in a cosy setting. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? Well, it doesn’t have to…

Friern Manor featured Photographer

Used by Friern Manor in their broucher

Friern Manor Wedding Photographer As I stand here at Friern Manor, watching the sunset across the fields, I can’t help but feel a sense of wonder and amazement at the beauty that surrounds me.¬† It’s a feeling that I’ve grown to love over the years, as I’ve explored the many different aspects of photography weddings.…

2023 Equestrian Model Call by Equine Photographer Shiralee Swan

A lady with a smile riding a bay horse in the woodland in Stock, Essex the floor of the woods is covered in bluebells in June

Could you and your horse model for me in 2023? With plans for various projects underway for 2023, I am on the search for willing horses and owners to model for me. I am searching for models in Essex, Hertfordshire, and the surrounding counties, of any age, discipline, and ability. If you are selected for…

The Cutest Little Pair – Equine Photoshoot, Essex

How cute

Mum Miranda wanted photographs that will be forever-lasting memories for Clara with her first pony. We all know that there is no cuter picture than a little girl with her very own pony. Clara was given Elsa as an early 2nd birthday present. Elsa was only two at the time so Clara had a lot…

The Dickens Inn, London Wedding Photographer

The Dickens Inn London

The Dickens Inn at Marble Quey London is where Karina and Luke both work, so it made perfect sense for them to get married in London too. I can fully understand why they chose The Dickens Inn although they live in Billericay, Essex. There is a great uniqueness about The Dickens Inn as it nestles…