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Wedding and portrait photography by Ian France for Staffordshire

Statfold Barn Wedding Statfold barn railway is located on the rural edge of Tamworth in Staffordshire. The trust has recently started taking wedding bookings and I was delighted to be asked to shoot their initial wedding campaign. Wow what a venue it is too, so much potential for different style weddings and certainly has a […]

Awesome year with lots of travel and fun couples. So a massive Thank You to all of my amazing clients for trusting me to capture your wedding both in and out of the Staffordshire area. Also a shout out to the incredible supporting wedding supplier network that made these weddings possible. Let’s smash it in […]

Last week I had the pleasure of a little visitor at the photography studio for a newborn portrait session. Mum Clare was searching for a newborn photographer in Staffordshire and came across my fixed price portrait sessions, she booked immediately buying online. With so many photographers around I think it’s important to offer something a […]

Let’s face it, the usual prom photography can be a little cheesy and dated, so true to form, I wanted to capture some more stylish images from an alternative perspective. Recording memories of my girls is so important for me and while their high school proms are a way off yet, I know when it’s their […]

As a wedding photographer based in Staffordshire, I consider myself really lucky to have Cannock Chase on my doorstep and relish the opportunity to shoot there. As well as shooting some of my family lifestyle work there it’s a great place for an engagement session with a variety of backdrops and cool locations to work in. […]

I absolutely loved Dotty and Josh’s wedding at Packington Moor. One of the things that excites me about weddings is seeing how couples will theme and style their days, and boy did these two do an amazing job of nailing a rustic woodland theme. I loved the tiny details, the thought and sentimentality behind the […]

Just a few short weeks ago, Kari and Steve got married and held their wedding at The Moat House in Acton Trussell. Their day was full of fun and laughter; their guests were great fun and I particularly enjoyed their speeches, which included some interesting games and the good times carried on well into the […]

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a year since these two tied the knot! Alice and Tony held their wedding at Sandon Hall in Staffordshire in May, and chose a vintage countryside theme. The boys looks dapper in tweed but not to be outstaged, Alice’s bridesmaids wore incredible sequinned dresses which complemented her […]

Highly Commended – West Midlands Region Last Night I was honoured to have been presented a Special “Highly Commended” Award for Best Photographer Category at the Regional Wedding Industry Awards  TWIA held at Myth Barn in Atherstone. Special thanks to Damian and the team for putting together a well respected national award structure based on both client […]