CREATIVE APERTURES PHOTOGRAPHY » Award Winning Wedding Photography by Alex James

Wow! I can’t believe it’s been nearly a year since I met the awesome Xeco & Rochan. They are a very talented, creative couple who form the incredible Click & Pum. A photographer/musician combo, working out of Alicante Spain.

We met at the Snap Photography Festival in rural West Wales and I immediately felt a connection with them……as I did with most of the awesome people I met there. If you are a photographer I highly recommend you try and go if you can.

A few of us decided to explore the areas surrounding the event location which was held at the beautifulFforest and ended up strolling the cool beach at poppit sands. Watching two non-acclimatised Spaniards meet the Welsh costal breeze in April was very very funny.

It was during this little excursion that I privileged to witness and capture Xeco’s romantic beach Proposal to Rochan. Wow! Such a cool thing to see! These two are made for each other!

I can’t wait to see them again this year. Love you guys.

Here are some belated photos of that beach stroll 🙂

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It’s such a pleasure to feature the wedding of Andrew and Heather on the blog. They were married way back when the sun was a normal feature in the skies above Wales.

All these rainy days have made it feel like a long time ago. Wedding photography at Llangoed Hall is such a pleasure and you can see why. Such a beautiful setting in the heart of Wales with majestic buildings and stunning grounds.

Its no wonder that Laura Ashley And her widower Sir Bernard Ashley loved the place.

Congratulations to a wonderful couple.


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It’s always hard to say goodbye. I’ve never been a fan of New Year’s Eve and always find that time of year; I’m more retrospective, than forward thinking.

Looking back 2015 has been a wonderful year for so many reasons. Personally I’ve learned so much and enjoyed a few new experiences along the way.

As is the same every wedding season, I end the year with lots of wonderful memories and great new friendships that just are not possible, in other professions. I’ve widened out more in my professional circle too, I’ve met and been inspired by, a whole bunch of new creative people, who are supportive and encouraging, which can only mean good things for that push to improve.

As always, I’d like to thank my couples for investing their trust in me to document their special day. It’s always wonderful and very intimate, to be in and around people so closely on this very emotional of days in their lives. I always take it as a compliment to my person, rather than my work, when people choose me to capture their wedding story.

A huge thanks must also go to all the great and talented people I’ve worked with this year, from the venues and co-ordinators, to videographers, car companies, makeup artists, florists , musicians and many more, It’s been great to work with you all.

So to conclude here are a few random frames from my year, not the best of, not my favourites but a cross-section of the fun, emotional and arty stuff that was photographed throughout the year.

Let’s hope 2016 is more of the same.

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