Traditional Chinese tea ceremony in the New Forest ~ Helen and Alex

Traditional Chinese tea ceremony in the New Forest ~ Helen and Alex
Both Helen and Alex had there wedding ceremony in the gorgeous Grand Hall at Rhinefield House. A quite exquisite room with gorgeous wood panelling and a very grand fireplace. Due to the Traditional Chinese tea ceremony taking place during their drinks reception the format of the day was a little different than normal with more allowance for dress changes and also a 4 [...]

Townhill Park House wedding photography ~ The McHarris wedding

Townhill Park House wedding photography ~ The McHarris wedding
This blog post has been a long time in the making as every time I have sat down to do it something else has cropped up within the business - the reality of being a professional photographer - but I now want it to take president and so emails and phones switched off, here we go. I feel very blessed to have photographed this Townhill Park House and Gardens wedding. F[...]

Beaulieu Domus wedding ~ Lizzy and Andy

Beaulieu Domus wedding ~ Lizzy and Andy
This was my first time photographing a Beaulieu Domus wedding and I had an absolute blast. The grounds are stunning for photography and with the light we had on the day it made for the perfect setting for this couples wedding. Enter Lizzy and Andy, two thoroughly wonderful people who are just meant to be together. Their easy going personalities just bounce off one ano[...]

New Forest wedding photography ~ Carly & JohnRhinefield House Hotel

New Forest wedding photography ~ Carly & John
A little catching up to do on the blog over the next couple of weeks as my full wedding season starts back up again tomorrow. I have so much gorgeous New Forest wedding photography hidden away on the hard drive that I thought it was about time to get it out online for all to see. First up is the epic, amazing, and down right stunning wedding of Carly and John Holman a[...]

2016 ~ A year to remember…

2016 ~ A year to remember...
Best wedding photography of 2016 by Martin Bell Photography 2016. 366 days. 8784 hours. 52,7050 minutes. 37 weddings. 14,458 images produced. 1 new and beautiful addition to my ever growing family. Wow, where to begin with this year?! It has been full of wonderful moments both professionally and personally but I think the highlight (and a tad selfish here) has[...]

A photofilm of my two little angels – Hetty & Connie

A photofilm of my two little angels - Hetty & Connie
Updating the blog with the extraordinarily large number of weddings that I have photographed this year - 35 in total to date - is a HUGE job. I fancied taking a little break from displaying the flowing white dresses and gorgeous flower arrangements to show you what is special in my life and what 'makes me tick'. This photofilm was created for my parents who do not get[...]

A wedding at Rhinefield House – Amelia and Lee’s photofilm

A wedding at Rhinefield House - Amelia and Lee's photofilm
If the last post of Gemma and Jamie's wedding at Rhinefield House was emotional then this is an absolute tear jerker. Enter Amelia and Lee, the most wonderful and inspiring couple you will ever meet. Amelia is an absolutely incredible woman who simply oozes fun and has the most wonderful demeanour. Lee, well Lee is an inspiration to us all. A little over a year ago[...]

Hampshire wedding photography – Gemma & Jamie

Hampshire wedding photography - Gemma & Jamie
An overcast day in June was the setting for Gemma and Jamie's Rhinefield House wedding and a chance to get some stunning Hampshire wedding photography for the new Mr and Mrs Jones. A day full of laughter and happiness with the couples two little girls taking a staring role as flower girls for the day - too cute!! My day started at Gemma's parents home in Fawley to [...]

The Wedding Industry awards regional finalist 2017

The Wedding Industry awards regional finalist 2017
Wow, opening my emails on Tuesday morning I did not expect to see this - 'Congratulations you are a Wedding Industry Awards regional finalist for London and the South East'. Overwhelmed to say the least. Becoming a regional finalist for The Wedding Industry Awards for the third year in a row is an incredible feat. Not only do you get this cool badge - but it[...]